Local dog-friendly restaurants in Kansas City

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Dog-friendly restaurants are a great way for you to spend time with your dog while you're out and about in Missouri. Not all restaurants are dog-friendly, but the ones that are will generally be very happy to have you and your dog around. If you're looking for a great dog-friendly restaurant in Kansas City to explore with your dog, here are a few you should look into.

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1. Bar K

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Bar K is one of the few restaurant locations available that's built with dogs in mind. From top to bottom, dogs have always been an important part of Bar K, and that's why the location provides so much space for dogs and their owners. Enjoy dog parks for both large and small dogs in the outside area, with both spaces being fully furnished for dogs and owners. You can opt for yearly memberships, monthly memberships, or even daily passes, which you can buy right at the door. All parks are also supervised by Bar K Dogtenders and serviced by table service, so you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a fun romp with other dogs.

2. Chicken N Pickle- Kansas City

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Chicken N Pickle is a very special eating experience that is all about enjoying yourself. While the food is delicious, as it takes pains to source ingredients from local family farmers and cook up incredible cuisine, this restaurant is more known for the "pickle" part of the name, which doesn't refer to an actual pickle at all. Instead, it refers to pickleball, a sport that's become America's fastest-growing sport over the last few years. If pickleball doesn't interest you, you can also pick up a game of battleship, Jenga, cornhole, or ping pong. Check out Chicken N Pickle to play with your friends and eat with your dog on the outside patio, which also has outdoor heating for the cold months.

3. La Bodega

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The tagline at La Bodega is "Tapas and Lounge," reflecting the laid-back, easy-going vibe that you can expect to find at this restaurant. Starting at 2 PM on weekdays and 10 AM on weekends, you'll find brunch and dinner fare. This restaurant has a tapas-style menu consisting of many different small dishes that you should share with the rest of your table. From pan con tomate to patatas bravas, La Bodega seeks to provide a unique and genuine Spanish-style eating experience. There's also plenty of outdoor seating, so you and your dog can share the moment.

4. The Mockingbird Lounge

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The Mockingbird Lounge is a unique brunch-and-lunch-style lounge that focuses on serving up delicious food and cocktails. Many of their dishes are Southwest themed, like their chorizo waffle, tamales, or biscuits and gravy with chorizo on top. There's also a full drink menu, with a variety of cocktails available to suit any taste. The patio to the side of the location is dog-friendly, so you can enjoy your meal with your dog in tow.

5. Brewer's Kitchen

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Brewer's Kitchen prides itself on its array of fresh, local ingredients, with burgers that are ground in-house every day, and 100% made-from-scratch food and drink. That includes local beer and house cocktails, with takeout options even available for both food and drink. If you're looking to eat with your dog, Brewer's Kitchen offers outdoor seating where you can enjoy your meal with your furry friend.

Enjoy your time out with your dog

Dog-friendly restaurants are one of the best ways to enjoy your time outdoors with your dog. Whether you're going out to a dog park and you want to grab a bite to eat on the way home or you're trying to find a local spot where you can go out with your dog, finding a dog-friendly restaurant can be a great starting point. However, you also need to make sure that your dog is prepared to go out with you. Not all dogs are comfortable being around other people for long periods of time. If you think your dog needs some help with this, book a virtual vet appointment with Vetster to get information about managing your dog's public experiences.

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