Dog-Friendly Seattle Destinations

For those pet owners that love to bring your furry friends along with you wherever you go, here is a list of my top picks for dog-friendly parks, restaurants and shops in the Seattle area.

Parks & Off-Leash Areas

  • What: Green Lake Park
  • Where: 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N. Seattle WA 98103
  • Why it’s Great: Greenlake is a 2.8-mile path around a lake which provides the perfect recreational spot for runners, bikers, skaters, walkers and pets.


  • What: Warren G. Magnuson Park
  • Where: 7400 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98115  
    • The Magnuson Dog Off-Leash Area is located in the center of the park.
  • Why it’s Great: Magnuson Park is a former Navy airfield and is Seattle’s second largest park at 350 acres.


  • What: Golden Garden’s Park
  • Where: 8498 Seaview Pl. NW. Seattle, WA 98109
  • Why it’s Great: There is 2.2 acres for your furry friends to roam free. It also includes an area for smaller and shy dogs.


  • What: Woodland Park
  • Where: Aurora Ave. N and N 59th St. Seattle, WA
  • Why it’s Great: Woodland Park has a 2 acre Off-Leash Area located west of the tennis courts at Lower Woodland Park.


  •  What: Marymoor Park
  • Where: 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway NE Redmond, WA 98052
  • Why it’s Great: A HUGE playground for dogs of all shapes and sizes. Big open fields and lot’s of walking paths. Definitely keep in mind though, it is not an enclosed park.


  • What: Robinswood Off Leash Dog Corral
  • Where: 2430 148th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98007
  • Why it’s Great: Great park for folks in the Bellevue area with a 5 foot fence and a single gated entry.


  • What: Luther Burbank Park
  • Where: 2040 84th Avenue Southeast, Mercer Island, WA
  • Why it’s Great: There’s an off-leash area at the North end of the park. This is a great park for those little pups that are a bit more timid.

Dog-Friendly Restaurants:

  • What: Dining Dog Cafe and Bakery
  • Where: 9635 Firdale Ave N Edmonds, WA 98020
  • Why it’s Great: “You and your dog can enjoy dinner out together!” Simply put. Never been there, but it looks like a lot of fun!


  • What: Portage Bay Cafe
  • Where: 4130 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA 98105
  • Why it’s Great: Organic, Healthy, Yummy. Allows dogs at their outdoor tables.


  • What: Madison Park Cafe
  • Where: 1807 42nd Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112
  • Why it’s Great: Dogs on leash are allowed at this restaurants full-service cobblestone Courtyard.



Dog-Friendly Stores: (All of these locations carry the high-quality brands of recommended food)

  • What: All the Best Pet Care
  • Where: Located all throughout Seattle and the Eastside making trips there super convenient.
  • Why it’s Great: Natural Foods, Treats and Toys for Dogs and Cats.


  • What: Dooley’s Dog House
  • Where: 1421 Market St, Kirkland, WA 98033
  • Why it’s Great: The workers are super knowledgeable on pet care and pet food. They also occasionally hold pet adoption events.


  • What: Mud Bay
  • Where: Located all over the Puget Sound
  • Why it’s Great: They carry over 600 unique formulas of dog and cat food.


You Can’t Visit Seattle Without Visiting These Dog-Friendly Locations:


  • What: Seattle Pier or the “Central Waterfront
  • Where: The Seattle Pier runs from the Pioneer Square shore, past Downtown Seattle and Belltown and ending at the the Olympic Sculpture Park.
  • Why it’s Great: Fish and Chips, amazing views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, horse-drawn carriages – Seattle at it’s finest.


  • What: Kirkland Waterfront
  • Where:  25 Lakeshore Plaza
  • Why It’s Great:  I believe it’s one of the Northwest’s most delightful cities. Quaint shops, great restaurants – perfect area for first dates!

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