One of the best parts about summertime in Michigan is getting to finally head outdoors and enjoy some much needed sunshine.

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My wife Lindsey and I love going out and grabbing a meal and drinks on a nice patio, the only downside is most places don't let us bring our dogs Benny and Paddy.

Credit: Big Joe Pesh / TSM
Credit: Big Joe Pesh / TSM

This picture is from last year when we walked down the road to Harmony Brewing Company.

The staff was so nice and friendly and gave our boys a big bowl of water.

We enjoyed some tasty pizza's and a couple of craft beers that hit the spot after a long walk.

Read More: Bring Your Pet And Enjoy These 20 Pet Friendly Michigan Beaches

I was scrolling through Facebook this weekend and a post from Grand Rapids Informed popped up on my feed.

It was a person asking for restaurants in Grand Rapids and the surrounding area that have a dog friendly patio.

After scrolling through the comments and suggestions I was surprised to see that there were so many options.

I've complied them into a big list so that you can enjoy a meal and a drink with your favorite fur baby.

I'm sure there are other restaurants and places that are dog friendly and I would love to give them some love and add them to this list so if you have one please send me an email so I can share it with everyone.

Dog Friendly Restaurant Patios In West Michigan

Nothing beats enjoying the sunshine and warm weather than being on a patio with tasty food and a couple of drinks. Unfortunately, you often have to leave your fur baby at home, but your dog is welcome on these West Michigan restaurant patios.

Gallery Credit: Big Joe Pesh

Bring Your Pet And Enjoy These 20 Pet Friendly Michigan Beaches

There is no need to leave your pet behind. Check out these 20 pet-friendly beaches in Michigan all summer long.

Gallery Credit: Big Joe Pesh

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