It’s that time of year, folks! The sun is shining, the grass is green, and Lexingtonians are coming out of winter hibernation. But while you’re grabbing your car keys and sunglasses, don’t forget about man’s best friend! After a winter indoors our canines could use some quality sunshine too, so The Lane Team has put together a list of our favorite dog-friendly Lexington spots. We have everything from local breweries and restaurants to hotel stays for the traveling puppy parents. Use this list to explore the city we know and love with your four-legged family member!
The Sage Rabbit – “Sustainable, seasonal, and local” is the motto of Chef John Foster’s Chevy Chase restaurant. The menu is constantly changing to highlight the absolute freshest ingredients in town! You and your dog can enjoy the fresh food and patio together!
Mirror Twin Brewing – Head Brewer Derek DeFranco discovered his passion after home brewing for two years and opened Mirror Twin Brewing. As an identical twin, Derek is right handed and his brother is left handed, makingthem the mirror image of each other and giving this brewery it’s name. Dogs are allowed inside and outside this expansive brewery with in-house pizza!
Broomwagon Bikes + Coffee – Broomwagon is a coffee shop, beer garden, and cafe! Offering full barista services and local draft beer or craft can in their beer garden. They serve food, smoothies, and milkshakes to eat-in or carry-out!
J & H Lanmark – The only locally owned and operated independent outdoor store in Central Kentucky! Offering a wide array of outdoor apparel, equipment and supplies, J & H is the place to fill all your outdoor needs.
NoLi Night Market – A pop-up, open-air market that takes place on the first Friday of every month from April to December. Serving as a platform for neighborhood businesses, artists, and nonprofits to grow, it’s a perfect way to spend an evening getting to know the community! Since this event is held outside the Kentucky Fun Mall, all dogs are welcome!
Below is a complete list of all the dog-friendly establishments in Lexington:
AZUR Restaurant and Patio
Charlie Brown’s Restaurant
Palmers Fresh Grill
The Village Idiot
Willie’s Locally Known
Winchell’s Restaurant & Bar
Blue Stallions Brewing Co
The Break Room
The Chase Tap Room & Brewing Co
Country Boy Brewing
Kentucky Native Cafe
Pivot Brewing Company
Rock House Brewing
West Sixth Brewing
Daily Offerings Coffee Roastery
High on Art & Coffee
Bluegrass Farmers’ Market
Good Foods Co-op
Lexington Farmers’ Market
Lakeside Live at Lexington Green
Whitaker Bank Ballpark
Cold Stream Dog Park
Jacobson Dog Park
Masterson Station Dog Park
Wellington Dog Park
The Campbell House
Clarion Hotel Lexington Conference Center
21c Museum Hotel
Home2 Suites University Medical Center
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa