The 16 Best Dog-Friendly Cafes In Brisbane

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Let’s be real: this is by no means a complete list of all the dog-friendly cafes in Brisbane. We think that might be impossible to list out, as luckily many cafes don’t mind it if our dogs join us for a coffee at their outdoor tables.

That said, certain places cater to dogs more than others. To highlight those, we put together this handy list of dog-friendly cafes in Brisbane. If you’re new to Brisbane or new to the world of dog ownership and in need of help to decide where to go, start with the places below. 

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Map of dog-friendly cafes in Brisbane

You can use this map to find a dog-friendly cafe in Brisbane near you. Scroll down to learn more about the cafes.

Northern Suburbs: Dog-Friendly Cafes in Brisbane

Collies& Co in Samford Village

What if we told you, that there’s a place where you get to play with PUPPIES while you wait for your food to arrive?

Collies & Co are known for all-day breakfast coffee, and lunch with puppy cuddles. Guests are welcome to join their puppy socialisation sessions that are held daily at different times. They are over an hour long and split into groups to provide for a more intimate and personalised experience.

Check their website here for further details as well as to access their booking system.

 
 
 
 
 
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Goodfolk Cafe in Bardon

Your dog will love coming here to the nice, shady spots outside. Goodfolk Cafe in Bardon is a community-focused specialty cafe that is known for its friendly staff, interesting menu and great coffees with house-made milk alternatives.

Barko & Co in Tenneriffe

Take your dog for a walk along the Brisbane River and then pop by Barko & Co in Tenneriffe for a cosy break with awesome river views, friendly service and excellent coffee.

Alcove Cafe & Deli in Wilston

If you’re looking for a dog-friendly cafe in Wilston, look no further than Alcove Cafe & Deli. It’s a favourite neighbourhood cafe for local residents with great Brisbane vibes and fantastic food.

Sassafras Canteen in Paddington

Sassafras Canteen is known to be one of Brisbane’s original dog-friendly cafes, which means that you will find puppuccinos, doggie ice creams & handmade treats here. If their great coffees aren’t enough to get you through the door, note that they’re also fully licensed with lots to choose from, including a 100% vegan wine list with most wines being certified organic or sustainable.

 
 
 
 
 
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Saabi on Manson in Hendra

One of the best dog-friendly cafes you’ll find around Brisbane is Saabi on Manson in Hendra. They serve great breakfast and coffee for humans, and all the local dogs love to come here too for their Sabi treat!

Little Loco in New Farm

If your dog could speak, he’d tell you to take him to Little Loco in New Farm for a complimentary puppuccino and treats with a meal purchase. 

Quincy’s Bar and Cafe in Grange

Quincy’s is a dog-friendly hidden gem that’s well worth trying to find. With their friendly staff, great coffee and fantastic craft beers on tap, there’s something for everyone at Quincy’s Bar and Cafe.

 
 
 
 
 
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Southern Suburbs: Dog-Friendly Cafes in Brisbane

Frenchies Cafe in Wynnum

If you’re looking for a place with a special dog menu, look no further than Frenchies Cafe in Wynnum. This dog-friendly cafe has a quirky layout, a wall full of dog pictures, and an extensive menu that caters for both humans and dogs. 

Brown Dog Cafe in Woolloongabba

Visit Brown Dog Cafe in Wolloongabba for great coffee, excellent food, and most importantly: lots of dogs! This dog-friendly cafe is a favourite amongst the locals and has some fantastic breakfast options. 

Little Black Pug Cafe in Gravatt

The Little Black Pug Cafe is hands-down one of the coolest dog-friendly cafes you’ll find around Brisbane. Their creative menu has a section just for dogs that includes doggy ice cream, puppuccinos, as well as meatballs. This place really does tick all the boxes and it’s not hard to figure out why everybody loves to come here.

 
 
 
 
 
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Badminton Brew in Mount Gravatt East

This hidden gem is easily accessible with an abundance of parking available. Badmington Brew encourages you to bring your pets and kids and is known to serve consistently excellent coffee. Their in-house kitchen features only quality ingredients from Australia, except for Italian mozzarella and French croissants. 

Hyde Away Cafe in Yeronga

Hyde Away Cafe in Yeronga is both dog & pram friendly and is known for its lovely staff and fantastic food. With the Yeronga Off-Leash Dog Park just across the road from them, the staff is always happy to greet dogs with a fresh bowl of water to re-hydrate.  

Goodness Gracious Cafe in Graceville

Spoil your dog with a doggy ice cream at Goodness Gracious Cafe while you enjoy a great coffee along with a beautiful cake. If you’re hungry for a full meal, you’ll love their all-day menu that’s been perfected with healthy, sustainable and fresh produce. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Kith ’n’ Chow in Mount Gravatt

Your dog will love the outside garden area of Kith ’n’ Chow along with their home-made peanut butter dog biscuits. This is a very cozy place that is nicely decorated and serves a good selection of dishes and beverages.

Black Lab Coffee in Tarragindi

What if we told you that your coffee addiction could support animal rescue groups, animal adoption, and promote responsible pet ownership? Inspired by Audrey, the failed assistance dog, Black Lab Coffee is a dog-friendly coffee shop that is all about coming together to do good while enjoying a delicious coffee. What are you waiting for?

 
 
 
 
 
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What is your favourite Dog-Friendly Cafe in Brisbane?

We love hearing about all the fabulous dog-friendly places around Brisbane. Please feel free to get in touch with us anytime, either through Instagram or our Contact Form, thank you!

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