You're heading out for a bite to eat. How can you leave Bowser or Fifi at home? Those sad eyes? That droopy tail? Here are some places that will accommodate your best pals if they have impeccable manners.PhoenixO.H.S.O. Eatery + nanoBreweryYou and your dog will wag your tails at the barbecue that runs from 3 to 7 p.m. Sundays, featuring an all-you-can-eat menu of brisket, chicken and ribs with cornbread and potato salad ($15). You can't buy kibble for that price. Ask your server for a free housemade dog treat for your pup.Details: 4900 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. 602-955-0358, ohsobrewery.com.Hula's Modern TikiStop by for lunch with your four-legged friend, take a seat on the patio, and try the Luau Pork Sandwich with your choice of a side, such as spicy seaweed salad, fried plantains or black beans ($11).Details: 4700 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. 602-265-8454, hulasmoderntiki.com.Funky Food Shack & Thrifty JunkyAt this little cafe and vintage shop near the Capitol, Rover will be treated like a V.I.P. on the pet-friendly patio with water and doggie snacks, while you enjoy a turkey sandwich with bacon, avocado and tomato on the Shack's signature jalapeño Cheddar bread, served with macaroni and cheese or potato salad with a bottle of water ($7).Details: 1722 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix. 602-253-1818.Duck & DecanterAlways a popular destination for humans and their canine companions, the Duck comes through with some of our favorite sandwiches: rare roast beef with sprouts, tomato and mayo on crusty French bread, with a pickle ($4.95 and $6.95); or Braunschweiger on marble rye ($3.75 and $5.75).Details: 1651 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. 602-274-5429. Also, 3111 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. 602-234-3656. And 1 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. 602-266-6637, duckanddecanter.com.Milagro GrillThis restaurant has one of the most comfortable patios in town, right out front, with lots of cushy couches. Bring your fur-baby and enjoy the Bistec — Gold Canyon rib eye, which is a little spicy with chimichurri sauce, charred leeks, mushrooms and potato croquettes ($25).Details: 4280 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. 602-773-5844, milagrogrillaz.com.
The Fruit topped Belgian Waffle from the Morning Squeeze in Scottsdale.(Photo: John Samora/ The Republic)
Northeast ValleyMorning SqueezeGet up early, go for a run with your dog and then stop by this breakfast and lunch coffee bar for Berry Licious blueberry pancakes topped with seasonal berries, whipped cream and maple syrup ($9). Pups are so welcome they even get their own entree off the Tail Waggers menu, featuring such treats as Chow Hound Chicken with cheese and eggs ($4); and the Pooch Pleaser with steamed lean ground beef and homestyle potatoes ($5).Details: 4233 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-945-4669, morningsqueeze.com.Veneta TrattoriaYou and your puppy will be comfortable on the shaded patio at this Italian restaurant as you enjoy a prosciutto and mozzarella panino on ciabatta bread with Italian ham, cheese and sliced tomatoes drizzled with balsamic dressing ($12.50). Well-behaved, small- to medium-size dogs are preferred.Details: 6137 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-948-9928, venetotrattoria.com.Duke's Sports Bar & GrillWhether you dog is named Duke or not, pups on a leash are always welcome on this sports bar's two spacious patios. Have a roast beef melt with juicy beef on grilled sourdough bread, made with pepper Jack cheese and grilled onions, served with fries and one side ($8.45).Details: 7607 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale. 480-675-9724, dukessportsbar.com.Stax Burger BistroBring your fluffy buddy and try a buffalo hamburger, one of the specialties at this burger-centric cafe. The buffalo slider is topped with Muenster cheese, an onion ring and peach barbecue sauce on a housemade bun ($6.50). Stax also is known for its exotic burgers of such meats as venison, wild boar, ostrich, duck, rabbit and kangaroo, depending on the season. Diners can order regular-sized burgers or sliders to try several of the specialties.Details: 4400 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-946-4222, staxburgerbistro.com.D'lishSit on the patio with your pooch at this good-food-fast restaurant. Try the early bird burger ($7.75) topped with fried egg, pepper jack, tomato, lettuce and chipotle aioli or the chicken Panini topped with portabella mushroom, feta cheese, tomato and pesto ($7.25).Details: 2613 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-247-8537. Also, 1135 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe. 480-517-1111. dlishdrivethru.com.
The patio at Inside The Bungalow in Mesa.(Photo: Barbara Yost/The Republic)
Southeast ValleyInside the BungalowThis cool little cafe housed in a vintage home has a dog-friendly patio. Achieve inner peace with the Enlightened One, a sandwich of avocado, cucumber, lettuce, sprouts, tomatoes and hummus on multigrain or whole wheat, served with one side, such as homemade potato salad ($7.50).Details: 48 N. Robson St., Mesa. 480-844-2353, insidethebungalow.com.Casey Moore's Oyster HouseYou might not want to share your oysters with Spot, but that shouldn't stop you from ordering it. Seafood is the food that Casey's is known for. Look for shrimp boats with big, fat shrimp done scampi style, in a spicy Cajun sauce or beer-battered with garlic toast ($11). Dogs are allowed off leash outdoors before 5 p.m.Details: 850 S. Ash Ave., Tempe. 480-968-9935, caseymoores.com.BLDAt BLD (which stands for breakfast, lunch and dinner), leashed dogs are welcome on the patio as long as they remain on the ground and don't jump on the chairs, even the little guys. For two-legged guests, we're thinking the grilled bacon and Parmesan fettuccini would make us beg for more. It's made with applewood-smoked bacon, shaved red onion, toasted garlic and shavings of Parmesan on a bed of noodles (lunch $12.25, dinner $14.25).Details: 1920 W. Germann Road, Chandler. 480-779-8646, bldchandler.com.The MonasteryYou and your Saint Bernard can share a spiritual experience at this pub with 2 acres of space that has welcomed not only leashed dogs but goats, birds and monkeys. Enjoy such offerings as Wings & A Prayer in flavors that include sweet Thai, spicy barbecue, garlic and butter, and honey hot ($5, $8.75 and $17).Details: 4810 E. McKellips Road, Mesa. 480-474-4477, realfunbar.com.Uncle Bear's Bar & GrillAt a place named for a beloved dog, with a dog as its logo and a promise that guests will have a "doggone memorable experience," you know your pooch is welcome. As you dine on the patio, enjoy old favorites like the pulled pork sandwich with mesquite-smoked pork in a sweet barbecue sauce on a white or whole-wheat bun, served with coleslaw and one side ($9.99).Details: 21151 E. Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek. 480-882-3177, other Valley locations at unclebearsbarandgrill.com.
The American Burger at the Blu Burger Grille in Peoria.(Photo: Blu Burger Grille)
West ValleyBlu Burger GrilleDogs are welcome guests when they are leashed and on the floor of the patio — no seats for canines. As you show off little Missy, chow down on a habanero burger made with Black Angus beef, habanero sauce, sauteed jalapeños, caramelized onions, pepper Jack cheese and served on an onion bun with a choice of sides such as sweet potato fries or a green salad ($12).Details: 9828 W. Northern Ave., Peoria. 623-877-3200, other Valley locations at bluburger.com.TapsBring the pup and sit on the front patio that stretches along Old Litchfield Road. Don't tell your dachshund you're eating something that looks like a hot dog as you go for the Hotlink Hero with a beer-braised Southern-style sausage topped with roasted red peppers, pepper Jack cheese, Romaine lettuce, tomatoes and chipotle aioli on artisan bread ($8).Details: 76 N. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park. 623-935-2037. Also, 9780 W. Northern Ave., Peoria. 623-877-1407. And 1010 W. Southern Ave., Mesa. 480-464-7004, tapsbars.com.Cucina TaglianiDoes your pug like pizza? Maybe you can offer her just a bite of the margherita, made with Roma tomatoes, mozzarella, Parmesan, Romano and fresh basil and a drizzle of olive oil ($8.99 and $10.99). Poochie can order a bowl of water and might even get a biscuit when you dine on the dog-friendly patio.Details: 17045 N. 59th Ave., Glendale. 602-547-2782. Also, 8349 W. Bell Road. 623-412-2670, cucinatagliani.com.Lakeside Bar & GrillYou could re-enact that sweet snout-nuzzling scene from Lady and the Tramp at this Italian restaurant with spaghetti in a marinara sauce with meatballs ($10.49). Dogs 30 pounds and under are welcome on the patio.Details: 9980 W. Happy Valley Road, Peoria. 623-566-1470, lakesidebarandgrillaz.com.Rio Mirage Cafe in El MirageDogs will enjoy the patio and you'll enjoy Mexican cuisine such as the Pollo Especial, a deep-fried burrito stuffed with chicken chunks in a flour tortilla, covered in green sauce, Mexican cream cheese and mixed cheeses ($12.95). The Surprise location doesn't have a patio.Details: 12245 W. Santa Fe Drive, El Mirage. 623-583-7708, rio-miragecafe.com.
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