Local dog-friendly restaurants in St. Catharines

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Dining out with your dog can be a really fun experience. Your dog can get some exercise, bond with you, and experience new sights and smells. Luckily, there are plenty of spots in and around St. Catharines that let you bring your dog. Here are just a few dog-friendly restaurants for you to enjoy.

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1. Lina Linguini's Pasta & Grille

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Opened in 1993, Lina Linguini’s offers Italian fare with a modern, Canadian twist on flavor. Here you will find Italian favorites like the lamb osso bucco and the chicken parmesan. All of their pasta is made in-house, and there’s something for everyone, from gluten-free to vegetarian-friendly to vegan options.

2. Cold Break Brewing

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Cold Break Brewing is an owner-operated brewery known for great food and craft beer. This brewery has 6,000 square feet of space that hosts a full production, 15-barrel brewhouse, with 125 seats for their tap room. They also serve food to go with your alcohol. There’s also space for your dog on Cold Break Brewing’s large, dog-friendly patio. Part of the patio is also covered so you can sit outside, rain or shine. There are multiple tables, with a few picnic tables for larger parties.

3. Bench Brewery

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Bench Brewery is located on eight acres of farmland, situated in the heart of Ontario’s wine region. They have a large selection of various brews, including small batch and seasonal selections. There is also a food menu you can choose from, including salads, mains, and even desserts. Bench Brewery has an outdoor, dog-friendly patio. There are menu items that your dog can eat, and you can ask your server for a bowl of water. Their patio is covered, providing shade from the sun, but it’s best to bring sunscreen.

4. The Feathery Pub

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If you’re in the mood for British pub fare, The Feathery Pub is the place for you. There’s something for everyone, no matter your preferences, age, or dietary restrictions. They have a small batch feature menu that changes every week, and almost all menu items are made from scratch using in-house recipes and high-quality ingredients. Also be sure to check out their rotating cheesecake flavors, which change every month. The Feathery Pub is also dog-friendly. The Feathery Pub sometimes offers pup cakes on the menu. Your server will also bring your pooch a bowl of water.

5. Twisted Pig

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The Twisted Pig offers classic Italian fare with a twist. Located in the heart of Port Dalhousie, this casual, laid-back restaurant offers various menu options, including mains, cocktails, wines, after-dinner drinks, desserts, and even a kid’s menu. Food options include salads, pasta, and pizza. The Twisted Pig has a dog-friendly patio, with a rooftop portion that is also dog-friendly. Sit on the rooftop area so you can see views of the harbor nearby.

Dining with your dog in St. Catharines

Take your dog out for a fun date in St. Catharines. There are plenty of dining spots to choose from and there’s something for everyone. From Italian fare to local brews, you’re bound to find something to your taste — and your dog’s, too! Before you dine out with your dog, be courteous to your fellow diners by ensuring that your pet is healthy and well-behaved. To do that, book a virtual vet appointment through Vetster to get advice from a veterinarian.

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