Why leave your furry friend at home when you don’t have to?! The Peoria area is packed with dog-friendly places that are bark-worthy! Read on for a full list of some of our favorite restaurants and parks for you and your four-legged friends to discover together!

Dog-Friendly Restaurants

Cyd's Gourment Kitchen - Peoria

Located in Donovan Park, Cyd’s Gourmet Kitchen is a great place to relax and enjoy a meal with your best friend. They have indoor and outdoor patio dining and serve made-to-order grilled sandwiches, fresh salads, burgers, and cafe plates as well as crafted cocktails and bar snacks.


Lou's Drive-In - Peoria

Lou’s Drive-In is a Peoria staple in the summertime. They are known for their tasty popcorn and root beer floats! They have both drive-up service and outdoor seating where you and your pet can have a classic and casual American meal.

Obed & Isaac's Microbrewery and Eatery- Peoria

Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery and Eatery is located in a beautiful historic renovated church with an outdoor beer garden perfect for furry friends. With specialty flatbreads, burgers, and a constantly changing brew menu, you’re sure to find something on the menu you will love.

Obed Dog Photo

Brienzo's Wood Fired Pizza - Peoria Heights

Who doesn’t love housemade pizza? Brienzo’s Wood Fired Pizza has many tasty classic and unique pizza options that are all fresh, hand-tossed and wood-fired. Sit outside with your furry friend and try their craft wine and beer!

Sugar Wood-Fired Bistro - Peoria

Sugar Wood-Fired Bistro is another option for tasty pizza where your dog can come with! They have a great outdoor patio where you can enjoy a meal cooked in a traditional wood-fired oven with craft beer and handmade desserts.

Thyme Kitchen & Craft Beer - Peoria

If you want to try something new but still bring your four-legged friend with you, try Thyme Kitchen & Craft Beer! Not only do they have a great outdoor patio but their menu is full of unique items and twists on classic meals.


The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern - Peoria

Located by the RiverFront, The Blue Duck Barbecue Tavern is a local favorite where you can enjoy a delicious barbecue with a great view and your dog can come with you! Get ready to try wood-smoked meats, hand-cut fries, craft beer and whisky.

The 5th Quarter Sports Bar & Pizzeria - East Peoria

Try out some of your favorites at The 5th Quarter Sports Bar & Pizzeria! They have a great outdoor seating area that your dog will love and a large menu full of pizza, wraps, burgers, appetizers and more!

Bark in the Park

Brady Bark Park - East Peoria

Brady Bark Park is located in East Peoria and is open year-round from dusk to dawn with areas for both small and large dogs.

Duryea Dog Park - Peoria Heights

Built in the Fall of 2018, Duryea Dog Park is a fun place for your furry friend to play in Peoria Heights! 

Duryea Dog Park

Washington Bark District Park - Washington

Washington Bark District Park is the perfect place for furry friends to run, romp and socialize in safe and double-gated areas.

Happy Tails Dog Park at Mineral Spring Park - Pekin

Happy Tails Dog Park in Pekin gives your dog the opportunity to run in a secure and fenced enclosure with double-gated entries, watering stations and areas for small and large dogs.

Happy Tails

Walnut Dog Park - Chillicothe

Walnut Dog Park in Morton is fully fenced and includes a walking trail, special fencing and a water station.

Laura Bradley Dog Park - Peoria

Let your furry friend run at Laura Bradley Park located right by Bradley University. The park has double-gated entries as well as small and large dog enclosures. 

Bradley Park Dog

Oakwood Dog Park - Morton

Oakwood Dog Park in Morton has separate areas for large and small dogs as well as wooded and shady areas and a nearby playground.

Have some fun with man's best friend by visiting any of these pet-friendly destinations in the Peoria area!