- Ana Santos The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Want to take man's best friend out to happy hour? You can at these Cobb restaurants with pet-friendly patios.
In 2015, the Georgia Department of Public Health eased up on rules regarding dogs. In all counties except for Fulton County, dogs are allowed within outdoor dining areas as long as those are accessible from the outdoors.
Here are six restaurants in Cobb County that welcome dogs of all shapes and sizes:
Hemingway's Bar & Grill
This tropical-themed bar in Marietta Square has pet-friendly outdoor seating.
29 West Park Square Marietta, GA, US 30080; (770) 427-5445; hemingwaysmarietta.com
Keegan's Irish Pub
This bar with multiple locations in north metro Atlanta allows pooches on their patio at all times -- as long as they're leashed.
Kennesaw: 1625 Ridenour Blvd NW #301, Kennesaw, GA 30152
Smyrna: 4687 S Atlanta Rd SE #224, Smyrna, GA 30080
The Nest Kennesaw
Fans of beer and barbecue (and dogs!) have a new spot in Kennesaw to check out. This location in historic Kennesaw opened in February. Read our review here.
2921 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144; (678) 903-6921; thenestkennesaw.com
Pier 213 Seafood
Feast on gumbo with your dog on the crab shack's patio. Read our review here.
35 South Marietta Pkwy SW, Marietta, GA 30064; (678) 290-8170; pier213.com
Rose & Crown Tavern
This modern day English tavern near Cumberland Mall welcomes dogs to their patio.
1931 Powers Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339; (770) 933-5595; imsmartsites.com/roseandcrown
The Wing Cafe & Tap House
Have dinner on the patio with the kids and the dog at this Marietta restaurant just off Route 120.
2145 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30062; (770) 509-9464; thewingmarietta.com
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