Wherever you are located in Northern Virginia, you will probably find dozens of breweries, restaurants and wineries. But if you have a dog, you may be looking for a pet-friendly space where your pooch can get in on the fun too. Here are the best dog-friendly drinking and dining spots in NoVA, according to our readers.
Have your pup join you on your nightly outing with friends at one of these dog-friendly breweries around NoVA.
This Manassas Brewery, which is a part of Farm Brew Live, welcomes dogs in the outside area. // 9925 Discovery Blvd., Manassas; 703-420-2264
This Loudoun County brewery allows your four-legged friends to join you on the outside deck. After you chow down on your food and drinks, take a walk around the property, which has conveniently located dog waste receptacles. // 33665 Bear Chase Lane, Bluemont; 540-554-8210
Enjoy a night of drinking on the patio of Caboose Brewing with your favorite pup. // 520 Mill St. NE, Vienna; 703-865-8580
Head over to Bluemont for a special day with your favorite dog at Dirt Farm Brewing. // 18701 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont; 540-554-2337
Join the Dog Club at New District Brewing and for special access to the brewery with your pup from Sundays to Wednesdays. // 2709 S. Oakland St., Arlington; 703-888-5820
Have your dog tag along on your next trip and enjoy a fun afternoon on the patio at Port City Brewing. // 3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria; 703-797-2739
Enjoy a beer with your friends, while your pup has a fun night on the patio and out of the house. // 9419 Main St., Manassas; 703-686-4575
If you spend your weekends vineyard hopping, consider one of these wineries for a fun-filled weekend with your pooch.
While you have fun tasting the wines from 8 Chains North, your pup can have fun in the vineyard’s fenced off-leash dog park. // 38593 Daymont Lane, Waterford;
Sample some tasty wines (with dogs on the labels), while your pup has their own treats off the special menu. // 3623 Grove Lane, Delaplane; 540-364-6402
Stop by Breaux Vineyards during the summer for its annual Dog Day festival that is full of fun events and delicious food for both humans and pups. // 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville; 540-668-6299
On a beautiful weekend, let your dog tag along to Stone Tower Winery and share your cute photos by using #stonetowerpup. // 19925 Hogback Mountain Road, Leesburg; 703-777-2797
The winery’s annual K9 in the Vines event gives pups access throughout the vineyard with special tasting stations for both pups and their owners. // 4970 Antioch Road, Haymarket; 703-753-9360
Bring your dog or cat along on your weekend vineyard visit and sign them up for Three Fox’s dog/cat of the month drawing for a chance to win special discounts and prizes. // 10100 Three Fox Lane, Delaplane; 540-364-6073
Dog-Friendly Restaurants & Bars
Tired of your usual meal? Take your dog out for a special dinner for two, full of chicken, steak and pupsicles, while you enjoy the view on the patio.
On your next trip to Copperwood Tavern, have your dog tag along and sign them up for the restaurant’s Dog of Month club for a chance to make the Dog Wall of Fame. // Copperwood Tavern One Loudoun: 20465 Exchange St., Ashburn; 703-724-4006; Copperwood Tavern Shirlington: 4021 Campbell Ave., Arlington; 703-552-8010
Bring your pup along on your next lunch break at Foxfire Grill for some special doggie treats off the menu. //6550 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria; 703-914-9280
After a walk around the neighborhood, have a fun lunch with your dog and let them pick something off the “For the Pooch” menu. // 401 E. Braddock Road, Alexandria; 703-683-5330
This café helps support Lost Dog & Cat Foundation as they continue to rescue and find homes for dogs and cats around the region. // Lost Dog Café Alexandria: 808 N. Henry St., Alexandria; 571-970-6511; Lost Dog Café Dunn Loring: 2729A Merrilee Drive, Fairfax; 703-205-9001; Lost Dog Café McLean: 1690A Anderson Road, McLean; 703-356-5678; Lost Dog Café North Arlington; 5876 Washington Blvd., Arlington; 703-237-1552; Lost Dog Café South Arlington: 2920 Columbia Pike, Arlington; 703-553-7770
Enjoy a meal outside with your BDF (Best Dog Friend) on the patio at Northside Social. // 3211 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-465-0145
Skip the dog food for a night and get your pup a grilled chicken or burger bowl at Palette 22. // 4053 Campbell Ave., Arlington; 703-746-9007
Trade in the kibble for beef, rice, sirloin and pupsicles at Virtue Feed & Grain for a special nighttime treat. //106 S. Union St., Alexandria; 571-970-3669
Take your dog for a special dinner of chicken and pupsicles along the Potomac River at Vola’s. // 101 N. Union St., Alexandria; 703-935-8890