Dog friendly restaurants in Chatham are great, but sometimes its more fun to get takeout and dine with your pet on the beach.

dog-friendly restaurants in chatham

Looking for dog-friendly restaurants in chatham, ma? we’ll help you find a great place to eat with your dog while you’re on vacation.

Or view other dog-friendly restaurants on cape cod in nearby towns.

Restaurants that allow dogs in chatham

Bistro on Main Chatham Raw Bar

593 Main St, Chatham
(508) 945-5033

Bistro on Main serves new american cuisine & cocktails, with a full-service oyster bar. There’s a patio where dogs are allowed.

Being right on Main Street there’s lots of good people watching and shopping nearby. But be aware most stores in Chatham don’t allow dogs.
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Chatham Fish & Chips

75 Old Harbor Road, Chatham
(508) 945-2447

Chatham Fish and Chips is a family-owned place serving a traditional menu of seafood.  It’s located right off of route 28.

This restaurant’s patio is dog-friendly. so the next time you’re cruising with your pooch in Chatham on the way back from the beach and feeling a craving for some fried clams and haddock you know where to go.
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Marion’s Pie Shop

2022 Main St, Chatham
(508) 432-9439

Marion’s Pie shop is cool little place that serves homemade pies and other baked goods. Fruit pies, savory pies, breakfast items, and comfort eats such as lasagna. Garfield would be proud.

Marion’s has outdoor tables where pets are allowed.  Stop by and treat yourself to a pie for breakfast. You’re on vacation after all, no sense in counting calories.
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Garfield throwing down a pie in front of Chatham Lighthouse.
Garfield throwing down a pie in front of Chatham Lighthouse.

Emack and Bolios

37 Kent Place, Chatham
508-945–5506

Emack and Bolios is an ice cream chain with several locations on the cape. They are located on Kent place, which is just off of Main Street in Chatham.

There’s outdoor tables where dogs are allowed.  But you can’t go inside to order with your dog. So plan accordingly.
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Panoramic photo showing Chatham Light beach from the parking lot.
Panoramic view of Chatham Light Beach, where dogs are allowed only in the off-season.

Things to do after you finish eating in Chatham

The cape is loaded with things to do with your dog. Here are some pet-friendly activities to enjoy with your dog near chatham:

Dog-friendly beaches on cape cod

There are lots of dog-friendly beaches on cape cod, but many towns don’t allow pets on the beaches during the summertime.  Keep this in mind when planning day trips to the beach.

Plan to take a day trip to visit the nearby beaches of the cape cod national seashore with your dog if you’re staying in chatham.  the national seashore allows dogs all summer long (unless access gets restricted by nesting piping plovers). There are pet-friendly dining options nearby all of the national seashore beaches.

If it’s the offseason, check out chatham light beach. It’s right up the road from all of the restaurants in chatham that allow dogs that are listed above.

There’s a great view from the parking lot, you can check out the lighthouse, and then walk to the beach below. These water are infested with great white sharks, so don’t let your dog swim out or he/she might be the dog-friendly dining option on the menu.

Chatham Light is dog-friendly in the offseason only.

Dog-friendly hotels

If you’re planning to stay in chatham on your cape cod vacation, make sure to check out our list of dog-friendly hotels in chatham and the full list of dog friendly hotels on cape cod. most are located towards provincetown.

Dog walks and hiking trails

There’s no better way to experience the natural beauty of cape cod than a long walk with your dog after you finish dining in chatham.

Dog parks

Want to have your dog let out some steam so they’re sleepy when you get back to your hotel?  There’s no dog parks in Chatham, but there’s some nearby.

View a list of dog parks on cape cod.


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