Pets Allowed! 5 Dog Friendly Restaurants on Alabama’s Gulf Coast
I have two giant dogs, a yellow lab and a rescued pit-boxer mix that are both above 60 pounds. Normally there are tons of restrictions when it comes to pet friendly properties and things to do. However, we’ve found some great places along The Gulf Coast that welcome our fur babies! I hate leaving my pets at home when I travel so any chance I get to bring them with me is a win! Vacationing to a house on the beach where you can bring your entire family (pets included) is a dream! There are some amazing places to stay that are pet friendly (including beach front), restaurants you can dine with your dogs, plus beaches and parks close by! So next time you’re ready for a vacation, pack up the family and take a road trip to Alabama’s Gulf Coast!
Make sure to check out these pet-friendly restaurants
The Gulf Restaurant
27500 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach, AL 36561
The Gulf is constructed from shipping containers and offers views of Alabama Point. All seating is outdoors and all music is played on vinyl records. The menu is limited, but the views are breathtaking. Most furniture is made of recycled and repurposed materials, including sling chairs made from thousands of recycled straws. The same local owners also own The Hangout.
Luna’s Eat and Drink
25753 Canal Road, Orange Beach, AL // Website
Luna’s Eat & Drink recently opened in Orange Beach featuring craft beers not found anywhere else on the island. The Chefs pride themselves on culinary creativity using fresh and simple ingredients. Outdoor dining is pet friendly.
Flora-Bama Yacht Club
17350 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, Fla. // Website
On Ole River, across from Flora-Bama Lounge
The Flora-Bama Yacht Club is located across the street from the legendary Flora-Bama Lounge. After you dine at the Yacht Club, stop in at the bar for live music and libations. The Flora-Bama Yacht Club is an open-air waterfront restaurant on the state line, separating Orange Beach, Alabama and Perdido Key, Florida. Guests can arrive by land or river on boat.
27075 Marina Road, Orange Beach 36561 // Website
Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina houses two restaurants under one roof, each devoted to creating mouthwatering cuisine that complement two waterfront dining experiences: Upstairs and Dockside, both of which are recommended by Southern Living. Be sure to order the Murder Point Oysters, also known as Butter Babies! Fisher’s concentrates on local food sourcing. Examples include lettuce from a small, boutique grower, peanuts from Fidler Farms, a local farmer and the Murder Point oysters from a nearby boutique oyster farm.
Bill’s by the Beach
300 W. Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL // Website
At Bill’s by the Beach, you’ll find coastal comfort food made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Outdoor seating is available.