Dog-owning folks know how tricky it is to find bars and restaurants that allow canines. But you got to do the hunt because it’s heartbreaking to leave your dog every weekend when you go out for brunch or drinks.  

Luckily, despite the crowded spaces, Melbourne and Cocoa is a dog-friendly city ready to embrace you and your puppy. If you can’t wait to dine out with your four-legged fur babies, check out this list of all the best places in town where you can bring your mutt and enjoy some drinks and food

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The Dog and Bone British Pub
Bar $
9 Stone St, Cocoa FL, 32922
The Dog N' Bone British Pub has a genuine British vibe. It is tucked away on Stone Street in Historic Cocoa Village. They allow your dog to get inside the establishment with the condition to not serve food to them there.
Dog N' Bone has gained a loyal following since its opening because it offers a wide variety of imports and domestic beers on tap, bottled beer, a full bar of alcoholic beverages, and excellent service. The Pub also organizes events like karaoke, trivia, and live music for the community. It’s convenient as 9 Stone nightclub is just upstairs with an outdoor gazebo.
Playalinda Brewing Company - Brix Project
Bar & Restaurant $
5220 S. Washington Ave., Titusville FL, 32780
The Brix Project at PBC is not only a brewpub; it's a place for people to get together for fun times, fine cuisine, and inventive craft beer.
It is an excellent restaurant and tasting area with 20 craft beer taps, outdoor eating options, a wood-fire grill, and community tables. An operational, expanding brewery is located behind the restaurant.
Family-friendly and accommodating, PBC's Brix Project has something to offer everyone. You can leash your dogs to your table on the patio outside.
Slow & Low BBQ Cocoa Beach
Restaurant $
306 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach FL, 32931
Your tiny dog is invited to dine with you at the outdoor, dog-friendly restaurant, Slow and Low Barbecue. The menu is vast — from steak, burgers, and seafood to homemade desserts and barbecue plates, they serve it all. Do try their pork, smoked turkey, brisket, and ribs. The restaurant has an all-day happy hour on Wednesday and live music every Friday and Saturday. You can place an order for pick-up in advance if you and your dog need to drive ahead.
Off the Traxx Sports Bar&Grille
Bar & Restaurant $$
918 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne FL, 32901
Off The Traxx is a casual eating restaurant and night spot located right across the railroad tracks in Melbourne’s historic downtown. This dog-friendly restaurant serves a variety of American classics like burgers, wings, pizza, and supper meals. Count on it to spend a lovely, relaxing time with your friends and dog!