You love to dine out and find new tasty restaurants. When you walk out the door, do you ever turn back and feel a little tinge of guilt for leaving your family member with four paws? Did you know that there are restaurants that cater to your furry loved one? You can now take your dog to get a meal with pet-friendly patios in Cobb County.

Cobb County

Cobb County is a suburban county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of 2017, the population was 755,754, making it Georgia's third most-populous county. Its county seat and largest city is Marietta. Cobb County is made up of these cities – Acworth, Atlanta, Austell, Clarkdale, Kennesaw, Mableton, Marietta, Powder Springs and Smyrna.

Pet-Friendly Restaurants

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution did their research and provided a list of six dog-friendly restaurants in Cobb County. If you prefer to view them, here is a video all about the restaurants by Access Atlanta. Read on to learn all about the 6 locations.

Hemingway’s Bar & Grill Hemingway’s Bar & Grill was established in Marietta, Georgia on July 1st, 1992. Hemingway’s is located in the heart of Marietta, on the “Historic Marietta Square”. The Marietta Square is known for its wide variety of cultural events from hometown gatherings and concerts in Glover Park, to Broadway theatrical plays at the Theater in the Square; from the Cobb Museum of Arts, to the Historic Arts, Crafts and Antiques Street Festivals; Marietta’s Historic Square has it all.

29 West Park Square Marietta, GA, 30080 770-427-5445

Keegan’s Irish PubThis bar with multiple locations in north metro Atlanta allows pooches on their patio at all times -- as long as they're leashed. Enjoy hearty Irish food favorites and a cold pint in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.

Kennesaw: 1625 Ridenour Blvd NW #301, Kennesaw, GA 30152 678-213-2460

Smyrna: 4687 S Atlanta Rd SE #224, Smyrna, GA 30080 404-319-8183

The Nest Kennesaw Located in historic downtown Kennesaw Georgia, The Nest combines Southern BBQ with a traditional beer garden. The Nest Kennesaw opened in February of 2016 and is located next to Depot Park in Historic Downtown Kennesaw Georgia. The Nest boasts a legendary beer list. Fifty-Nine taps pouring great craft beers, draft coffee, draft wines plus nitro charged brews. They are a place to come for a meal, have a beer, build a community, and play Pac-Man. Cheers!

2921 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144;

Pier 213 Seafood Pier 213 Seafood is a bar and casual dining seafood restaurant in Marietta, GA focused on delivering high quality seafood and drinks. Their seafood is sourced from the Gulf States (Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi) and they serve it fresh. Feast on gumbo with your dog on the crab shack’s patio.

35 South Marietta Pkwy SW Marietta, GA 30064

Rose & Crown Tavern This modern-day English tavern near Cumberland Mall welcomes dogs to their patio. It is a family owned and operated establishment that's been serving and entertaining the local Atlanta community since 2010. Owner Miguel along with wife Rachel work together to create this welcoming environment for their community.

1931 Powers Ferry Rd SE Atlanta, GA 30339

The Wing Cafe & Tap House Have dinner on the patio with the kids and the dog at this Marietta restaurant just off Route 120. They are a comfortable neighborhood destination with deliciously creative and plump, juicy wings among other things. They have a wide variety of craft beers, tour-quality live music, a tiki-bar and a never-ending list of special events and festivals.

2145 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30062

Enjoy your dining adventure in Cobb County! Tell them Animal Care Center and Otto Williams, DVM, sent you!

Animal Care Center in Smyrna, GA, is owned and operated by Otto H. Williams, DVM. The veterinary practice specializes in complete healthcare for cats and dogs and offers services including preventative, surgical and nonsurgical care, internal medicine, grooming and boarding to Cobb County and surrounding cities such as Vinings, Marietta, Mableton and Sandy Springs. Call today at 770.438.2694 or request an appointment.