Take Your Dog to Dinner: Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Murfreesboro

Many Murfreesboro-area eateries have an outdoor seating area where well-mannered pets may keep their humans company.

Dog-Friendly Restaurants:

The Alley on Main

Blue Coast Burrito

The Boro Bar & Grill

The Boulevard


Screen Shot 2017-05-31 at 10.01.32 PMDairy Queen (Pup Cup available in drive-thru only)

First Watch

Frozen Treats From Mars (free doggie ice cream—sweet vanilla in a cone!)

Jason’s Deli

Karin’s Kustard and Hamburgers (offers pupcones)

Liquid Smoke (welcome inside, ask for dog water bowl!)

Mayday Brewery

Mellow Mushroom

Simply Pure Sweets

Slim Chickens

Smashburger (they have a pup burger!)

All Sonic locations Starbucks (ask for a “Puppaccino,” whipped cream in a small cup)

Spooky’s Pizza


Off-Leash Dog Parks: 

Murfreesboro Bark Park, 1526 W. College St.

Cason Lane Trailhead Dog Park

Bark Springs at Sharp Springs, Smyrna


Dog-Friendly Shops:

Academy Sports, Smyrna

Bargain Hunt

Boutique at Studio C

City Sliquors, La Vergne



Firestone Complete Auto Care

Foot Locker

Harbor Freight

Hobby Lobby

Home Depot (even though the door says no dogs)

Kelton Hardware (also has a free self-service dog wash)

Let’s Make Wine

Licker & Whine Pet Market


Martin’s Home and Garden (gift shop excluded)

Midas on Broad Street

Mitchell & Mitchell Attorneys

moxieMoxie Art Supply >>>

Old Navy

Personal Loan and Investment




Rock N Pup, Smyrna

Safari Pet Resort

Sugaree’s (treats inside!)

The Write Impression

TJ Maxx

Tractor Supply

Quinn’s Mercantile (sells homemade treats)

UPS Stores at 2441 Old Fort Pkwy. and 1715 S. Rutherford Blvd.



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  • Vicki Baldwin

    Hi! I’m one of the administrators of the Facebook page “Dog Friendly Rutherford”. Is there any way you could edit the online article to mention us? We are constantly posting new dog friendly activities and dog-focused events.

    We also have a few more businesses on our list that weren’t mentioned in your article.


  • Sean Chambers

    I’d love to see us included on this list. We adore our canine friends and welcome them on our patio. Mine’s there all the time.

    Sean Chambers, owner
    Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

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