Heading out for a bite to eat? Don’t leave your pooch behind! Here are five restaurants and cafes in Rochester, MN that offer special treats for your dog:
Smoak BBQ | photo courtesy @dieselandcerbi
There is an entire menu just for dogs at SMOAK BBQ! Bring your pup to the dog-friendly patio and order a dish such as the Bark Bowl (quinoa, roasted sweet potato, carrots, and a hard boiled egg) or the Bone-Appetite (rice, salmon, cucumbers, and a sunny-side up egg). SMOAK donates 5% of items purchased off the dog menu to local animal rescue organizations.
Workshop Food Hall & Bar
The Workshop Food Hall | photo courtesy @princessrandi82
Bring your dog to the Workshop Food Hall’s dog-friendly patio and be sure to order them a pooch burger (an unseasoned hamburger patty) from Murdoch’s Place!
Roasted Bliss Café and Bakery
Dog Donut from Roasted Bliss | photo courtesy Roasted Bliss Cafe and Bakery
When you’re getting your morning coffee and pastries from Roasted Bliss, be sure to grab a doggie donut from the front freezer. Although dogs are not allowed inside the store, there is a convenient drive-through option to keep your pup with you while you order.
Bloom Acai Café
Bloom Acai Cafe | photo courtesy Bloom Acai Cafe
Bloom Acai Café makes healthy superfood sorbet bowls. The restaurant is also dog-friendly, and can make a pup cup with ingredients safe for dogs, like bananas and peanut butter.
Pup Cups at Cafe Aqui | photo courtesy Julie Nguyen
Dogs are welcome at Café Aqui, which is located inside Sargent’s on 2nd Garden Center. After you order a coffee or empanada for yourself, feel free to ask for a pup cup for your four-legged friend. You can both head to the greenhouse with ample seating throughout to enjoy your treats.
Traveling with pets? Find more information about pet boarding and grooming, dog parks, and more here.