Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Fort Collins

Rachel Rasmussen

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2724 McClelland Dr.

A brewery committed to making customers feel at home, Maxline Brewing works to make quality beer for the Fort Collins community. Maxline partners with local food trucks for guests to try every day; they also have several snacks available. With a large outdoor seating area, this brewery is great to bring your pup for a night out.


5 Old Town Square

Located in the heart of Old Town, Coopersmith’s Pub and Brewery has been serving delicious eats since 1989. Split into two parts, poolside and pubside, Coopersmith’s provides guests with a wide variety of beer and American food. Their outdoor patio is dog friendly and a great spot to enjoy a meal.

Rainbow Restaurant

212 W Laurel St.

The Rainbow Restaurant has been feeding hungry Fort Collins residents for more than 40 years. Offering traditional, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, this family owned restaurant will not disappoint. Surrounded by greenery, the outdoor seating provides a great spot for your dog as well as a beautiful spot to eat.

Ginger and Baker


359 Linden St.

On the northern side of Old Town lies Ginger and Baker. The building, originally the Northern Colorado Feeders Supply, has been around since the early 1900s. The space is divided into an evening restaurant, cafe and a market and bakery. They have outdoor spaces that are dog-friendly, so stop by with your pup for either a quick pastry stop or a full meal.

The Gold Leaf Collective

120 W Laurel St.

The Gold Leaf Collective has a 100 percent plant-based menu. Since 2014, this restaurant has served meals that use zero animal by-product. They work to reduce their “FOODprint” on the planet. Apart from the restaurant, they also have a food truck, doughnut company and a cheese company. Located just north of Colorado State University’s campus, this restaurant provides a casual atmosphere you’re sure to love.