If you're a pet lover and can't stand leaving Fido at home, Rochester is actually the city for you!

I couldn't believe it when I read it either, but in response to the "patrons with dogs in restaurants" debate city council has been examining, I decided to take a look at how dog-friendly Rochester really is when it comes to restauarants.

group of five dogs
Zoonar/Erik Lam

According to BringFIdo.com, "There are 31 pet friendly restaurants in Rochester, MN that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables." You might be able to guess some of them already, but there a few surprises!

Check out the list:

Many more to add to this list too! Ofcourse, some of these locations have closed and changed. We've been through a lot of restaurant changes and closings over the past three years! It's best to check with the restaurant beforehand.

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