In addition to many pet-friendly hotels, did you know we also have a number of dog-friendly restaurants, parks and more in Wichita? We’ve gathered a list of where to eat in Wichita with your well-behaved dog and other pup-friendly activities to consider. Remember to be courteous to others by keeping dogs on a leash and cleaning up after them.


A guy dressed in a purple shirt poses with his dog outside of Nortons In Wichita, KS


A woman holds her large dog on her lap in a lawn chair on the outdoor area of Chicken N Pickle In Wichita, KS


Bring the leash and head to the patio at one of these dog-friendly Wichita restaurants:

A small red-headed girl feeds a goat with a bottle on the patio of Nortons In Wichita, KS

While it may not be a regular occurrence to spot a goat on the Nortons patio, sometimes it does happen! 

Craft Breweries, Wineries, & Bars

In addition to the brewpubs listed above, Wichita’s craft breweries operating taprooms, wineries and other establishments allow dogs on their outdoor patios, too.

Two dogs enjoy time outside at Naftzger Park In Wichita, KS

Wichita Dog Parks

Let your pup get some exercise and socialize at one of the five off-leash dog parks operated by the city of Wichita:

  • Chapin/Ashley Dog Park, 2400 E. MacArthur
  • Harrison Dog Park, 1300 S. Webb
  • K-9 Rooster Dog Park, 2127 N. Meridian
  • Murfin Dog Park, 3313 N. Hillside
  • Naftzger Bark Park, 601 E. Douglas - in addition to having an off-leash dog enclosure with an artificial turf hill, Naftzger Park is a dog-friendly gathering space.
  • Or explore any of Wichita’s more than 140 parks and greenways.

We hope to see you and your four-legged friends in Wichita soon!

Pup Cup from Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers In Wichita, KS

Additional pet-friendly places

While only service dogs are permitted in Sedgwick County Zoo, the attraction does have a pet kenneling service offered on a first-come first-serve basis.

Pets are welcome at Fartleks. If you’re grabbing a drive-thru meal or beverage with a furry passenger, ask for a special pet treat at: