A bill passed by the Ohio Senate earlier this summer and signed into law by Gov. John Kasich makes it easier for dogs to have a night out on the town.
In June, a unanimous vote of 33-0 passed the bill that now gives restaurant owners — not local public health officials — the right to decide whether owners can bring their dogs to the restaurant’s patio or not.
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With area restaurants and bars now able to set their own policies, we decided to see which patios will be favorable to furry customers and which will not.
Did we miss your favorite local eatery or bar that has been accommodating to your pooch? Let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will be sure to add it to our list. *Note, this list might be incomplete, as our city has many great patios to enjoy a meal or cold drink. We will be updating the list as we find more dog-friendly patios.
Dayton-area restaurants’ patio policies:
🐾The Barrel House
-Dogs allowed on patio
417 E. Third St., Dayton
🐾Little York Tavern & Pizza
4120 Little York Road, Dayton
-Dogs not allowed. Service dogs allowed on patio only
🐾Bargos Grill & Tap
-Dogs allowed on patio only
588 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Centerville
🐾The Dayton Beer Company
41 Madison St., Dayton
-Dogs allowed on patio and in beer garden with leash. Service dogs-only inside of brewery
🐾The Dublin Pub
300 Wayne Ave., Dayton
-Dogs allowed on patio
🐾Wheat Penny Restaurant
515 Wayne Ave., Dayton
-Dogs allowed on patio. Service dogs-only inside restaurant
🐾Ye Olde Trail Tavern
228 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs
-Dogs allowed on beer garden patio, not on larger, “eating” patio. Service dogs-only in other areas.
🐾Fifth Street Brew Pub
1600 E. 5th St., Dayton
-Dogs allowed on patio only on Wednesdays during “Yappy Hours” from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. All other times it is service dogs-only
329 E. 5th St., Dayton
-Dogs allowed during all business hours on the main, side patio. Service dogs-only on smaller, drinks-only patio, back patio and inside restaurant.
🐾Brio Tuscan Grille
4459 Cedar Park Drive, Beavercreek
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