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Dog-friendly Patios On 17th Ave 

We love a dog-friendly patio here on the Red Mile, and so do our amazing 17th Ave businesses. From coffee shops and cafes with a little spot of sunshine and seating to restaurants and eateries with sprawling downtown patios, here are some of the amazing spots you can bring your pup to this season.

One Night Stans 

Everyone is welcome at this self-proclaimed ‘divery’ – even your furry friends! With two patio levels and ample space for summertime shenanigans, as well as a long list of refreshing beverages and pub snacks, One Night Stans is certainly going to be one of our go-to dog-friendly patios this summer. 

520 17 Ave SW, onenightstans.ca

Photo Credit: Made By Marcus

Made By Marcus 

We have a feeling that we will be enjoying Made By Marcus a lot this summer – their vibrant 17th Ave patio’s convenient location is puppy friendly, AND, their just brought back their signature flavour, Marcona Almond Chocolate Ganache. This is going to be a staple in our diet this month!

1013 17 Ave SW #121, madebymarcus.ca

Una Pizza + Wine

Pizza, patios and puppies – does it get any better than that? Not only is Una’s 17th Ave patio dog-friendly, but they also have an adorable hydration station in front of their Red Mile location for all the furry friends passing by. Stop by this local favourite pizza joint for a slice of Una’s famous pizza and refreshing and inventive cocktails while your pooch takes a snooze at your feet. 

618 17 Ave SW, unapizzeria.com


A coffee date with friends is just made so much better when you have a pup seated at your feet, and luckily, one of our go-to 17th Ave coffee spots has a dog-friendly patio. Bring your furry friends, or your human friends, and enjoy Philosafy’s selection of refreshing iced drinks for the summer and delicious pastries to finish it all off. 

632 17 Ave SW, philosafy.com

Caffe Beano 

It’s no surprise the crew at Caffe Beano is more than happy to welcome your furry friends to their Beltline patio and seating area. This community coffee shop has been a staple amongst Calgarians for more than 30 years, and a place for people from all walks of life to come together and enjoy good coffee and delicious food. 

1613 9 St SW, caffebeano.ca

Pin Bar 

Located on the corner of 17th Ave and 4th Street, Pin Bar’s patio is located in on one of the most lively spots in the city, complete with retro arcade games and pinball  machines, we will happily take advantage of their dog-friendly patio and yummy selection of comfort foods. 

501 17 Ave SW, pinbaryyc.com


Gringo Street 

Stop by this lively 17th Ave patio for Latin American favourites such as tacos, empanadas, and arepas dished up alongside tropical cocktails and classics such as margaritas and sangria. Their vibrant Red Mile patio offers both saddle seating and street side seating, and it’s pup-friendly! 

524 17 Ave SW unit 101, gringost.com

Watchman’s Pub

Watchman’s offers up the quintessential pub experience at their Red Mile location, complete with a sprawling patio equipped with fire tables for those cooler summer nights, TONS of daily food and drink specials – check out their all-day happy hour on Sundays – and cold beer, of course. Stop by their dog-friendly patio any day of the week to enjoy their $10 food menu.


1109 17 Ave SW #100, watchmanspub.ca

Ship and Anchor

It’s not surprise that this Calgary hot spot is pup-friendly! Their sprawling patio is a summer essential, and the perfect way to spend an afternoon with friends, sipping on beers and indulging in their expansive menu and pub-style grub!

534 17 Ave SW, shipandanchor.com

Check out our full list of patios here! And don’t forget to check out our What’s On page to stay up to date on the latest events and happenings on 17th Ave this Summer!

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