7 Dog-Friendly Cafes on Gold Coast

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To all the proud pup parents on the Gold Coast, this one’s for you! Venture out and explore some of the best dog-friendly cafes Gold Coast has to offer. From doggy menus and puppuccinos to doggie ice cream, these may become some of your go-to spots.

1. The Henchman


The Henchman is one of the best dog-friendly cafes on Gold Coast that’s also open for a late-night feed and cheeky cocktail. Enjoy the sun or night breeze in their expansive courtyard while you chow down on warm, oozy jaffles, stacked burgers and more. Forgot to bring treats for your pup? Don’t fret, just order Fido a house-made dog food, treats, cookies or a puppuccino off the doggo menu. 

Plenty of entertainment gets you through the week from Monday Madness, Thursday Bingos, and Single Sundays. 

Address: 6/8 Henchman Avenue, Miami, QLD 4220

Opening hours:
Mon-Wed: 7 am – 2 pm
Thurs: 7 am – 10 pm
Fri & Sat: 7 am – 12 am
Sun: 7 am – 10 pm

2. Palm Springs


Dining at Palm Springs Burleigh will make you feel like you’re chasing the sun in California. With big shady umbrellas, cacti and picture-perfect backdrops at every corner you turn, it’s the perfect spot for a get-together with friends. Palm Springs Burleigh loves having furry visitors, so make sure you pop in and grab a puppuccino for Fido. 

Address: 1878 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads, QLD 4420

Opening hours:
Mon-Sun: 6 am – 2:30 pm

3. BSKT Cafe


If you’re looking for a cafe focused on delicious and healthy food, BSKT (Biscuit) Cafe is a must-try! Their extensive menu consists of options catering to all dietary types – from pancakes and eggs benedict to acai bowls, tacos and falafel bowls; you’ll be spoilt for choice! 

Did we mention that there’s a doggy menu? Pups can order dog cookies, a puppy board (puppuccino with a treat), doggy ice cream or a treat bag to enjoy. And if you have children that aren’t furry, an outside play area will keep them entertained for hours! 

Address: 4 Lavarack Road, Mermaid Beach, QLD 4218

Opening hours: 
Mon-Sun: 6 am – 3 pm

4. Parcbah Espresso


If Fido can remember your order, he’s welcome to order for you at the counter at Parcbah Espresso. Pups love stopping by this dog-friendly cafe on Gold Coast to grab a puppuccino, dog ice cream from Hugos Ice Creamery and home-baked doggy treats. Don’t worry; there are plenty of drool-worthy options for humans too! Opt for their french toast with bacon or a five-spiced chicken omelette to curb your hunger.

Address: 4/5/19 Alice Street, Southport QLD 4217

Opening hours:
Mon: 6 am – 10:30 am
Tues-Sun: 6 am – 1 pm

5. Daymaker Espresso


At Daymaker Espresso, the early bird gets the worm! Open from 5:30 am every day; this is the perfect dog-friendly cafe on Gold Coast if you’re an early riser. Their delicately crafted dishes not only look beautiful but are also bursting full of flavour. Order the smashes avo for a twist on the classic breakfast staple or the chilli scrambled eggs for a hit of spice to wake you up.

Don’t forget to grab your furry friend a cookie crumble puppuccino and an organic dog cookie to start their day off on the right paw.

Address: 44 Pacific Avenue, Miami QLD 4420

Opening hours:
Mon-Sun: 5:30 am – 1:30 pm

6. Le Cafe Gourmand


Le Cafe Gourmand is a French cafe that serves flaky pastries, baguette sandwiches and other breakfast dishes with a French twist. On a hot day, treat Fido to a delicious tub of Hugo’s doggie ice cream and watch them enjoy their treat while you sit back with a coffee or cocktail in hand.

Address: 2545 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD 4218

Opening hours:
Mon: Closed
Tues-Sun: 7 am – 2 pm

7. Frigg Cafe

Two dogs enjoying their doggy meal and puppuccino at Frigg Cafe – a dog-friendly cafe on Gold Coast

If your four-legged bestie needs their own plate of food whenever you’re eating, Frigg Cafe is the place to be. With their own bowl of puppuccino and kibble or doggy biscuits, they’ll love being pampered at this dog-friendly cafe on Gold Coast. With an all-day breakfast and lunch menu, you can eat whatever your heart desires while relaxing on their outdoor patio.

Address: 10A Frank Street, Labrador QLD 4215

Opening hours:
Mon-Thurs: 7 am – 2 pm
Fri: 7 am – 2 pm, 5 pm – 9 pm
Sat & Sun: 7 am – 2 pm

Heading up to Brisbane for the weekend? Stop by these dog-friendly cafes in Brisbane for Fido’s puppuccino fix! If you’re still looking for accommodation, check out these dog-friendly hotels in Brisbane