Dog-Friendly Places in Auburn-Opelika


Dog-Friendly Places in Auburn-Opelika

M.A. Hughes | Auburn-Opelika Tourism

Let’s be honest—having your furry friend by your side makes any outing infinitely more fun. Check out this list of our favorite dog-friendly places around Auburn and Opelika!



Sit outside with your furry friend and enjoy that famous crab cake and avocado sandwich (or any of the other yummy things on their menu)!

Hamilton’s on Magnolia

Feel weird about venturing to Martini Monday alone? Sit outside with your doggo and enjoy that hard-earned $4 martini (and some incredible food while you’re at it).

Creds: @downtownauburn


Treat yourself and your pet to a yummy farm-to-table meal at Acre’s outside seating area!

Jim N Nick’s

Whether you’re going for barbecue or just cheese biscuits (don’t worry, we won’t judge), your furry friend is welcome to join you at one of the restaurant’s outside tables.

Creds: @_thetravelingterrier_

Mellow Mushroom

Pizza, beer and dogs—is there anything better? Dogs are welcome to sit at one of Mellow Mushroom’s outside tables. However, keep in mind that these tables are limited.


It wouldn’t be Taco Tuesday without your best friend, right? Enjoy your tacos and margs with your furry buddy at one of Tacorita’s outside tables! However, keep in mind that these tables are limited.

Live Oaks

Craving a delicious meal complete with a variety of draft beer and your furry friend? Live Oaks is here for you! Dogs are welcome on the restaurant's patio. 

Irish Bred Pub

In the mood for some bangers and mash but don’t want to leave your dog at home? At Irish Bred Pub, you don’t have to—just choose the restaurant’s outside seating.

Coffee Shops/Desserts

Mama Mocha’s

Enjoy a cup of Mama Mocha’s coffee with your four-legged friend! Dogs are welcome both inside and at the store’s outdoor seating.

Creds: @mamamochas


Got a hankering for ice cream? Bring your pet along! Bruster’s employees will make a free doggie sundae for your buddy, complete with a dog bone on top!

Creds: @aussiefable

Coffee Cat

Dogs are welcome both inside and on the shop’s patio. There is even a container of free dog treats at the cash register!

Creds: @cincodemayo_corgi


Red Clay Brewing Company

As if the electric atmosphere and extensive beer menu wasn’t enough, Red Clay also allows dogs both inside and on their patio seating area! 

Creds: @redclaybrew

Resting Pulse Brewing Company

Resting Pulse’s patio was made for your four-legged friend. Spacious and well-lit, you can let your buddy roam (all the while keeping a good eye on them, of course) while you sip your beer.

Creds: @the_mochikins


Chewacla State Park

Take your dog on a hike at this beautiful 696 acre park! When the weather is warm, there’s also a 26-acre lake for you and your friend to play in.

Creds: @daktheblacklab 

Town Creek Park

Need to get rid of some of your pup’s energy? Let them play at the dog park at Town Creek or let them swim in the creek! Please keep in mind that dogs are not allowed on the Town Creek Cemetery grounds.

Creds: @maralhugh

Kiesel Park

Kiesel Park is the perfect place to take your pal on a walk/run. With both a gravel path and plenty of running trails, you’ll have more than enough options when getting some exercise for you and your pup. There’s also a dog park for your buddy to enjoy.

Creds: @blue_the_pomchi

Samford Lawn

Need an Insta-worthy gameday pic of your pup? Samford Lawn is the place to go! With the beautiful foliage and Samford Hall in the background, Samford Lawn is hands-down the spot to get that perfect puppy pic.


Creds: @auburn.jpeg

The Red Barn

Does your pup love spacious fields to run around on and a beautiful swimming lake? The Red Barn at Ag Heritage Park is the place for you! However, please note that the park is not completely fenced and dogs off leash will need to be carefully monitored.

Creds: @orr_naahh


Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time Campground

If you’re looking for a place for you and your pet to stay, look no further than Auburn RV Park! You might even get your dog featured on the park’s “Dog of the Day” Instagram.

Creds: @auburnrv

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center

Travelling to Auburn but don’t want to leave your furry friend at home? When you book a room at the Hotel at Auburn University, you don’t have to! The hotel offers 10 pet-friendly rooms on the second floor complete with bamboo flooring, specially treated fabric, no exposed wires and food and water bowls. The hotel even partners with the Auburn University Vet Clinic to offer special rates for pets undergoing treatment.

Creds: @hotelatauburn

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