6 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Gold Coast

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Get ready to explore Gold Coast’s culinary scene with your furry friend in tow. Experience new flavours, soak up the coastal ambience, create unforgettable memories and more at these dog-friendly restaurants on the Gold Coast.

1. Palm Beach Avenue

Pomeranian dog posing next to a bowl of food at Palm Beach Avenue, a dog-friendly restaurant on the Gold Coast

Palm Beach Avenue is open for breakfast, lunch or dinner, so head on over for a beachside date with your furry bestie! Sit outside in the Picnic Garden and order Fido a delicious meal from the Doggy Menu. Whether your pup loves chicken breast or salmon, they’ll scoff their doggy meal down in no time. Let Fido finish the meal with a non-alcoholic doggy Pawroni or Pawsseco while you soak in the sun with your favourite cocktail.

6 Palm Beach Avenue, Palm Beach, QLD 4221

Opening hours
Mon: Closed
Tues-Thurs: 7 am – 10 pm
Fri & Sat: 7 am – 11 pm
Sun: 7 am – 10 pm

2. Miss Moneypenny’s Broadbeach

Golden Retriever dog laying on the floor next to a smoothie at Miss Moneypenny's, a dog-friendly restaurant on the Gold Coast

Take your pooch to Miss Moneypenny’s, a cutting-edge restaurant and bar that welcomes pups on their outdoor deck. Delight your tastebuds with Modern Mediterranean cuisine paired with an aperitif, cocktail, wine, beer, or spirit mix from the extensive drink menu.

On weekends, you can enjoy a two-hour Bottomless Lunch, which includes a three-course menu and beverage package. Gather your friends, leash up your pups and enjoy a boozy weekend outside on the deck!

50 Surf Parade, Broadbeach, QLD 4218

Opening hours
Mon-Thurs: 12 pm – 10 pm
Fri: 12 pm – 11 pm
Sat: 12 pm – 12 am
Sun: 12 pm – 10 pm

3. Glenelg Public House

French Bulldog, standing next to a table at a dog-friendly restaurant on the Gold Coast

Glenelg Public House is a dog-friendly restaurant on the Gold Coast that has an ever-changing menu based on seasonal and fresh produce. It’s no wonder locals love coming here to quench their thirst and satisfy their hunger – from roast bone marrow, pan-roasted kingfish, and t-bone steak to pumpkin arancini and roasted vegetables, there’s something for everyone.

9/2460 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD 4218

Opening hours
Mon & Tues: Closed
Wed & Thurs: 5 pm – 10 pm
Fri-Sun: 12 pm – 10 pm

If you’re more of a brunch person, check out these dog-friendly cafes on Gold Coast.

4. The Miami


The Miami’s outdoor deck is a dog-friendly area that overlooks Ed Hardy Park and the North Burleigh coastline. You’ll have full access to the bistro menu with elevated classic pub favourites so that you won’t go hungry! Plus, with more than 20 beers on tap, a wide range of local and international wines and spirits, and a cocktail list, you can easily spend the whole day catching up with friends.

2043-2047, 2047 Gold Coast Highway, Miami QLD 4220

Opening hours
Mon-Sun: 8 am – 5 am

5. Doko Demo V


Doko Demo V is a must-try vegan dog-friendly restaurant on the Gold Coast. Don’t let the items on the menu fool you – everything is plant-based, the popcorn chicken, crispy bacon and even the BBQ sticky pork! Bring your pup along and sit in the undercover outdoor dining area while you dig into delicious multicultural dishes.

2/2 Sunlight Drive, Burleigh Waters, QLD 4220

Opening hours
Mon: Closed
Tues & Wed: 7:30 am – 2:30 pm
Thurs-Sun: 7:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5 pm – 9 pm

6. Baritalia

Curb your Italian cravings at Baritalia, a Surfers Paradise favourite. This dog-friendly restaurant on the Gold Coast has an alfresco dining area where you can relax with your pup while enjoying modern Italian dishes. Whether you’re after a simple breakfast or a full-blown meal, you have plenty of options to satisfy you. 

Chevron Renaissance Centre | Elkhorn Avenue & Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4218

Opening hours
Mon-Sun: 6:30 am – 8:30 pm

Planning a vacation? Why not head out on one of these dog-friendly road trips from Brisbane?