December 28, 2017
Top 10 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Prescott
At Talking Rock, we love our dogs and are always looking for the best spots to enjoy the day together. Many restaurants in Prescott welcome dogs at their outdoor tables and some even provide water bowls and dog-friendly menu options. Here are our top 10 spots to grab a bite when you’re in Prescott with your pooch.
- Barley Hound Casual and contemporary gastropub serves Arizona craft beer, salads, duck fat fries, burgers, osso buco and chicken fried scallops. The menu changes regularly as they showcase local produce. The welcoming, casual atmosphere and outstanding food and drinks have quickly made it one of Prescott’s favorite restaurants. Located just off the courthouse square in downtown Prescott.What to Eat: Top-quality appetizers, from peppers to duck fat fries to deviled eggs. The beverage program takes the lead from the dinner menu and focuses on local and fresh. Eight Arizona craft beers on draft, a small and eclectic wine list, an extensive spirits list, as well as classic cocktails made with fresh squeezed juices. Price range: $11-30.Dog Specifics: The spacious courtyard patio is very dog friendly. The menu includes several options for dogs including a beef or chicken and rice dinner served to your dog on its own Frisbee!
- Lone Spur Café It’s a pleasant cowboy-type setting in old town Prescott with filet mignon benedict, BBQ burgers and ribs as just a sampling of the delicious options available. Extensive meat and eggs breakfast menu.What to Eat: Thick-cut southwest burger, BLT on toasted wheat bread, or fresh crispy chicken salad. For breakfast, try the delicious and enormous Cowboy Benedict or Wagon Wheel pancakes. Price range: $11-30Dog Specifics: Bistro tables out front allow dogs. The accommodating staff will provide treats and water bowls.
- Prescott Station Grill and Bar Extensive menu with a full bar, pizza, burgers and more, influenced by the Southwest. Prescott Station is family owned-and-operated. It’s the place to be, whether you’re looking for a place to kick up your feet, grab a cocktail with friends, or linger over a romantic dinner. The Bev Heaven menus feature more than 250 highly rated wines and 100 unique beer selections. Enjoy views of Thumb Butte and downtown Prescott from the scenic patio. Brunch is served on Sundays.What to Eat: Eclectic menu with a little but of everything to suit your fancy. The apple pie margarita is amazing. Try the queso or oysters for an appetizer and Chile Relleno or Chicken Pasta for dinner. Price range: $11-30.Dog specifics: Patio seating is dog friendly.
- Bill’s Pizza Bill’s offers a variety of specialty pizzas such as the Charlie Sheen and the Hammer & Sickle. Located on the historic Prescott Courthouse Plaza, Bill’s Pizza serves some of the finest pizza you will find anywhere. Bill’s quest of making the best pizza possible led him to Italy and around the United States exploring a wide range of pizza styles and techniques including a pizza-making seminar with Chris Bianco, winner of the 2003 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southwest.What to eat: There are 22 pizza “creations” and counting, prepared in gas-fired brick ovens, with ingredients such as custom-made sausage, sheep’s milk feta imported from France and extra-virgin olive oil. Price range: $11-30.Dog Specifics: Outdoor sidewalk tables are dog friendly, but orders must be placed inside.Address: 107 S Cortez St., Prescott, 928-443-0800.
- Sweet Potato Café Known for great food and “The Fastest Service in the West,” the café is a family business with signature Sweet Potato Pie, pancakes and bread as their specialty. Casual and friendly atmosphere. Omeletes, breakfast wraps, soup, chili and combos for lunch, with heart-healthy and lower-calorie breakfast options available.What to Eat: The sweet potato pancakes are simply amazing and absolutely try the house-made cinnamon rolls with butter melted on top. Mmm… Price range: $11-30.Dog Specifics: They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice.Address: 443 Miller Valley Rd., Prescott, 928-771-2233.
- The Palace Restaurant and Saloon on Whiskey Row The Palace is the most well-known and historic restaurant and saloon in the state. It’s THE bar where Doc Holliday and the Earps drank and played poker. Although Whiskey Row was known for its many saloons, The Palace was much more than a fancy “watering hole.” Men came in to check for notices of work available; it served as an election central for several political races and cattle spreads; and mineral claims were bought and sold over the bar. Today’s Palace owners have done extensive remodeling to restore the Palace to its past grandeur. Although still a frontier saloon, the addition of dining makes The Palace the gathering place it once was.What to eat: Try the Palace Corn Chowder, Cowboy Cobb, Buffalo Burger or Ponderosa Prime Melt. Price range, $11-30.Dog Specifics: Dogs welcome at outdoor tables. Patio behind restaurant with water bowls for dogs.Address: 120 S. Montezuma Street, Prescott, 928-541-1996.
- Shannon’s Gourmet Cheesecake Shannon’s Gourmet Cheesecakes has awarded the Golden Plate Award 5 years in a row. Over 20 different wraps made with all Boars Head quality meat and cheeses, soups all made from scratch, fresh create your own salads, 100% all beef, 1/4lb hotdogs. Also offers vegetarian and gluten free options.What to Eat: Delicious cheesecakes available—try the Raspberry or Strawberry Swirl, the Triple Berry Turtle Decadence, Fudge-Topped Chocolate Chip, Triple Chocolate, Caramel Cinnamon Pecan, S’mores, Chai, Pumpkin and Crazy Candy Bar Confections. There’s also a superb selection of fresh gourmet cinnamon rolls. Price range: Under $10.Dog Specifics: Feel free to bring your pet to the outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice.
- Cuppers Coffee Bistro Known as the premier coffee and gelato community in Northern Arizona, Cuppers first opened its doors in January 2006, and since then has won many awards for Best Coffee and Best Coffee House in the Prescott area. What started out as a little coffeehouse in a small Victorian home in historic Prescott has grown into a major coffeehouse-cafe enjoyed by many. They offer combos and crepes, grilled melts and sandwiches, plus salads and soups.What to Eat: For breakfast, order their famous skinny pancakes and quiche, with red eye espresso coffee. Try home fries, Italian sandwich and coconut gelato for lunch. Gluten-free bread available. Price Range, $11-30.Dog Specifics: They welcome pets at outdoor tables whenever the weather is nice.Address: The Shops at Prescott Gateway, 258 Lee Blvd., Prescott, 928-515-2446.
- Waffle’s-N-More Great breakfast spot serves omelets, pigs in a blanket, chicken fried steak, and waffles, of course. Locals bring their out-of-town visitors here. Family-style restaurant with friendly atmosphere, delicious offerings and coffee refills served quickly.What to Eat: Hotcakes, biscuits and gravy are among the traditional favorites. Food prepared the way you ask for it.Dog Specifics: Outdoor seating welcomes dogs during the summer.Address: 1365 W Iron Springs Rd., Prescott, 928-778-3039.
- Prescott Winery, The first tasting room to join the city’s array of attractions, is an easy walk from Whiskey Row, located just a few blocks east of the downtown square. Set in a small, charming house, visitors can enjoy wine either inside or on the patio in an inviting and comfortable environment. Many of the wines are named in celebration of the city, such as One Fifty – a 2012 white blend – commemorating Prescott’s 150th birthday in 2014.What to Drink: Favorites include Heritage 2012 Chardonnay, One-Fifty 2012 White Blend, Alias 2012 Red Blend, plus a gold mine of craft beer. Crackers and chocolate served with drinks. Price range: Moderate.Dog Specifics: They say “We love our furry friends and have a wonderful outside patio to relax and sip some vino with your best bud.”Address: 216 N Alarcon St, Prescott, Prescott, 928.350.8467
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