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Catherine’s List of Greyhound Friendly Resorts & Restaurants

I started keeping track of this because so many hotels don’t accept large dogs, but they do accept small dogs & restaurants that are “yuck”. Here’s our list of good restaurants & hotels that accept our big girls!

All Residence Inns appear to be greyhound friendly & typically charge $100 flat fee for the entire stay, whether it’s 1 night or 10 nights.

La Quinta Inns & Suites appear to be all big dog friendly & DO NOT charge a pet fee. Limit is 2/room. (http://www.lq.com)

Florida

  • Amelia Island
    • Jack & Diane’s – 708 Centre St.
    • 29 South – 29 S. 3rd St.
  • Boca Raton
    • Mizner Park – all of the outdoor restaurants are greyhound friendly, but we’re partial to:
    • Uncle Julio’s – Mizner Park – Great Mexican
    • Max’s Grill – Mizner Park – Summer specials for residents
    • Rack’s – Mizner Park – Cajun on steroids
  • Bokeellia
    • Capt’n Caps Fish House – 8421 Main St. – on the water
  • Coconut Creek
    • World of Beer – Creek Commons – It’s beer, need we say more?
    • Ethos – Creek Commons – The BEST Greek food
    • Duffy’s – 4800 W. Hillsboro Blvd. – Tiki Bar w/great food & a very good beer selection
    • Saito’s – Creek Commons – Best Chinese Food in the area
    • Lemon Tree – 5463 Lyons Rd – We love their breakfasts & they have a gluten free menu
    • Tijuana Flats – 6970 SR 7
  • Deerfield Beach
    • Tijuana Flats – 278 South Federal Hwy., – Hillsboro Square
    • Baja Grill – 1310 S Federal Hwy – The salsa & sangria are outstanding
    • Tucker Duke’s – 1101 S. Powerline Rd. – You think you’ve had burgers – ha! Restaurant is named after their dog!!!!
  • Delray Beach – All outdoor restaurants allow dogs.
    • Colony Hotel – limit 2 pets – http://www.historichotels.org/hotels-resorts/colony-hotel-cabana-club/ – Clean, central (park your car & walk everywhere); has a private beach that allows the dogs on one side & in the water. Cabana food on the beach.
    • Green Owl – 330 E. Atlantic Ave. – Breakfast & lunch, cash only
    • Mellow Mushroom – 25 SE 6th Ave. – Has a gluten free menu
    • City Oyster – 213 E. Atlantic – Fresh seafood
    • The Office – 201 E. Atlantic – Burgers & fries are the best
    • Racks – 5 SE 2nd Ave. – Cajun on steroids
    • Park Tavern – 32 SE 2nd Ave. – Lovely
    • Boston’s – 40 S. Ocean – Has a separate doggie menu – for real!
    • The Blue Anchor – 804 E. Atlantic – British Pub w/a great selection of draft beers, including draws
  • Fernandina Beach
    • Karibe Café – 27 N. 3rd St.
    • Happy Tomato – 7 S. 3rd St.
    • Kelly’s – 9 S. 3rd St.
    • Turtle – 14 S. 3rd St. – Great Bar
    • Arte Pizza – 109 N. 3rd St.
    • Jack & Diane’s – 708 Centre St. – This is our favorite – innovate & fresh food
  • Gainesville
    • World of Beer – 140 SW 128th St, Newberry -Local restaurants deliver & the dogs are allowed inside
    • Haile Village Bistro – 5323 SW 91st Terrace – Wonderful breakfast
  • Hollywood
    • Mickey Byrne’s Irish Pub – 1921 Hollywood Blvd. – Great Irish food
  • Jacksonville
    • Staybridge Suites – 8511 Touchton Rd.- http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g60805-d816772-Reviews-Staybridge_Suites_Jacksonville-Jacksonville_Florida.html – Clean & central
    • 7 Bridges – 9735 Gate Pky N. – Brew Pub w/great food
    • O’Brothers – 1521 Margaret St. – Wonderful Irish Pub in 5 Points neighborhood
    • Bistro Aix – 1440 San Marco Blvd. – Took a lot of clients there
    • Sand Dollar – 9716 Heckscher – Take the ferry across A1A – short & sweet trip
    • The Brick – 3585 St. John’s Ave. – Wonderful for Sunday Brunch
    • Blue Fish – St. John’s Ave. – Highly recommend the Sea Crab Soup & Coconut Cake
    • Time’s Grill – 13500 Beach Blvd.
    • Orsay – 3630 Park St.
    • Taverna – 1986 San Marco Blvd.
    • Blue Bamboo – 3820 Southside
    • River City Brewing – 835 Museum Circle – Brew Pub w/great food
    • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream – 11701 San Jose Blvd.
    • Casbah Café – 3628 St. John’s Ave.
    • Yamas Greek Cuisine – 9735 Deer Lake Court – Fresh food
  • Jacksonville Beach
    • Bonefish Grille – 2400 3rd St. S. – Great Seafood & steaks, try the Coconut Cream Pie
    • Beachside Seafood Market – 120 3rd St. S.
  • Key West
    • Francis St. Bottle Inn – 535 Francis St. – http://bottleinn.com/ – Mark is a wonderful host & his place is spotless. If you want to take a day trip to the Tortugas, ask Mark if he’d keep your dog on the porch w/him………….he LOVES greyhounds!
    • Pepe’s – 806 Caroline St. – Our favorite: Saturday night is prime rib night
    • Charlie Mac’s – 404 Southard St. – BBQ – had Thanksgiving dinner there & it tasted home made
    • Blue Heaven – 729 Thomas St. – Wonderful food & eat w/the roosters
    • Dante’s – 951 Caroline St. – Great food & wonderful ambiance, has pool at the bars
    • White Tarpon – 700 Front St. – Wonderful selection of wine
    • Croissants – 816 Duval Street – Breakfast & lunch, courtyard in back w/great food
    • La Parisian – 899 Duval Street – Has a gluten free menu!
    • McConnell’s Irish Pub – 900 Duvall Street – Good selection of draft beer & if the owner is around, the dogs are allowed inside – great for a very hot day!
    • World of Beer – 511 Greene St. – Dogs are allowed inside – great for a very hot day!
    • The Commodore’s – on the Wharf – Outside seating w/good food & full bar
    • White Tarpon – 700 Front St – Wine bar, sheltered seating w/deli next door
    • McConnells Irish Pub – 900 Duval St. – Dogs allowed/encouraged inside (also have a patio)
  • Melbourne
    • LaQuinta Inn & Suites – 7200 George T. Edwards Dr. – 321.242.9400, limit 2 pets, clean, near major shopping mall, behind Cracker Barrel
  • Naples
    • Residence Inn – 4075 Tamiami Trail N. – (239) 659-1300
    • M Waterfront Grill – 4300 Gulf Shore N. – Yappy Hour every Saturday 1:00 p.m.; dinner also fabulous – “Yappy Hour” is the doggie version of “Happy Hour”: they put out bowls of water, have a buffet of dog treats & serve the owners,
    • Old Naples Pub – 255 13th Ave. S.
    • Chrissy B’s – 4910 Tamiami Trail N. – Wonderful breakfast
    • McCormick & Schmidt – 9114 Strada Place – Fresh seafood
    • Dock @ Crayton Cove – 845 12th Ave. S. – On the water at the marina, very good food
    • Fred’s Diner – 2700 Immokalee Rd.
    • Parkshore Grill – 814 Neapolitan Way
    • Café Barcelona – 336 13th Ave. S.
    • The Bayshore Break – 3367 Bayshore Dr.
    • Hurricane Grill & Wings – 6345 Naples Blvd.
    • Altin Grill & Café – 368 5th Ave. S.
    • Verginia – 700 5th Ave. S. – Fine Italian
  • Neptune Beach
    • Lillie’s – 200 1st – Coffee Shoppe
    • Sliders Seafood Grille – 218 1st St. – Excellent Food
  • Orlando
    • townePlace Sites by Marriott at UCF – Fully stocked kitchens, continental breakfast not very good. Allow you to leave the dog in the room alone w/a door hanger that says there is a pet in the room (housekeeping will not enter)
  • Palm Bay
    • Rooney’s – 2641 Palm Bay Road, NE – Great local’s place
  • Sanibel & Captiva Island
    • Over Easy Café – 630 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel – Breakfast every morning
    • Beachview Cottages – 3325 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island – http://www.beachviewcottages.com/ – limit 2 pets per cottage some cottages, 1 others, 0 others; dogs are allowed on the beach & in the water in Sanibel, not Captiva. These cottages have living room, dining rooms, fully stocked kitchen, bed & bath, screened in porch & BBQ and pool.
    • CIPS – 2055 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel – Our favorite & they have a gluten free menu!
    • Island Cow – 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel – If you like fried food………..
    • Green Flash – 15183 Captiva Drive, Captiva – On the water & great food
    • Sanibel Seafood Grille – 2499 Periwinkle Way
    • Key Lime Bistro – 11509 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva
    • RC Otters – 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva
    • Mucky Duck – 11546 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva – Right on the water
    • Island BBQ – 2496 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel
    • Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory – 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel
    • Cantina Captiva – 14970 Captiva Drive, Captiva
    • Schnappers Hots – 1528 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel
    • Blue Giraffe – 2075 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel
    • Signal Inn – 1811 Olde Middle Gulf Dr. 800.992.4690 – www.SignalInn.com,
      limit 2 pets per cottages, dogs are allowed on the beach & in the water in Sanibel, not Captiva. These cottages have living room, dining rooms, fully stocked kitchen, bed & bath, screened in porch, washer/dryer, BBQ and pool.
    • The Sanibel Sprouts Cafe & Juice Bar – 2463 Periwinkle Way – Gluten Free menu
    • Island Pizza – 1619 Periwinkle Way – Gluten Free Pizza & open Christmas Day
    • Beach Piez – 2441 Periwinkle Way – Gluten Free Pizza
  • Satellite Beach
    • Suntree Café – 718 S. Patrick Drive – Breakfast & Lunch only, outstanding breakfasts
  • St. Augustine
    • Meehan’s Irish Pub Backyard – 20 Avenida Menendez – Bill’s favorite – the wings are killer
    • Mi Casa – 69 Saint George St. – Homemade Sangria & many Christmas’ listening to music
    • Harry’s – 46 Avenida – This is our favorite – live music on weekends
    • Raintree – 102 San Marco Ave. – A VERY nice upscale restaurant
    • OC White’s – 118 Avenida – We are underwhelmed by the food
    • Scarlett O’Hara’s – 70 Hypolita St.
    • Grabber Seafood – 21 Hypolita St.
    • Love Tree Café – 6 Cordova St.
    • Oasis – – 4000 A1A
    • FL Cracker Café – 81 St. George
    • Café Centro – 51 Charlotte St
    • Le Herencia Café – 4 Aviles St.
    • The Present Moment – 224 W. King St.
    • De Noel French Pastry – 212 Charlotte St.
    • Bruster’s Real Ice Cream – 4171 A1A S
  • Stuart
    • Osceola Street Café – 26 Osceola St. – Wonderful breakfasts
    • Pelican Café – 351 SW Flagler St Take your shoes off & push them in the sand. Right on the water!
    • Duffy’s – 1 SW Osceola St. – Same menu as the others, right in the historic district
  • West Palm Beach
    • City Place – every outdoor venue accepts dogs, but we’re partial to
    • Mellow Mushroom – Excellent food & they have a gluten free menu!

Georgia

  • Jekyll Island
    • The Rah Bar – 370 Riverview Drive – What’s not to like about shrimp caught that morning & peach daiquiris?
  • Savannah
    • Residence Inn – 500 W. Charlton St. – 912.233.9996
    • Mellow Mushroom – 11 W. Liberty St. – Gluten Free Menu
    • The Arches at the Pink House Reynold’s Square – Our favorite restaurant
    • Belford’s – 315 W. Saint Julian St. – Seafood & Steaks
    • J. Christopher’s – 122 E. Liberty St. – Wonderful breakfast
    • Blowin Smoke – 1611 Habersham St.
    • Tortuga’s Island Grille – 2815 River Drive
    • Firefly Café – 321 Habersham St.
    • Six Pence – 245 Bull St.
    • Wild Wing Café – 27 Barnard St.
    • Jen’s & Friends – 34 Bull St. – Neighborhood bar
    • Huey’s on the River – 115 E. River St.
    • Tubby’s River St. Restaurant – 115 East River Street – 2nd floor dog friendly bar
  • St. Simon’s Island – all of the outdoor restaurants, downtown, accept dogs, but our favorite is:
    • Palmer’s Village Café – 223 Mallery Street – Breakfast & lunch only. Make sure to try the omelets & the homemade muffins

South Carolina

  • Charleston
    • Residence Inn – 90 Ripley Point Drive – 843.571.7979
    • Molly Darcy – 235 E. Bay St. – Great Irish Pub
    • Amen St. Fish & Raw Bar – 205 E. Bay St. – Wonderful wine selection & fresh seafood
    • Fuel Caribbean – 211 Rutledge Ave. – A converted gas station w/GREAT food
    • Poogan’s Porch – 72 Queen St. – Upscale restaurant w/very good food
    • Red’s Ice House – 98 Church St, Mt. Pleasant – On the water & casual dining
    • The Gin Joint – 182 E. Bay St. – The chicken on waffle is to die for

Virginia

  • Short Pump
    • Café Caturra – 5811 Grove Ave. – Nice lunch

Have you stayed at a hotel or motel that is dog friendly?
Have you enjoyed the hospitality of a Bed & Dog Bed & Breakfast?
Have you been to a restaurant accompanied by your greyhound?
Then share your information with Catherine (catherine@friendsofgreyhounds.org).