The Sidewalk Dog Wine Pass
YOU’RE GONNA LOVE THE SIDEWALK DOG WINE PASS
Score FREE wine at 20+ of our favorite MN restaurants (that just so happen to welcome your pups during the warmer months).
HOW DOES IT WORK?
It couldn’t be simpler:
- Buy a Sidewalk Dog Wine Pass here. (No dog? No prob! You can buy a Wine Pass, too.) ?
- Head to the participating dog-friendly restaurants, where you’ll receive one free glass of wine at each (a total of one free glass of wine per participating location, not one glass per restaurant per visit. One pass per person per visit, please.).
- Tip like a motherpupper.
Scroll down for more details and FAQs.
Barbette (Minneapolis). Named Best French Restaurant by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, this Uptown eatery is known for its delicious food and its fun, eclectic environment.
The Bird (Minneapolis). Whether you start your day with a caffeine jolt or a green juice, a rice bowl or eggs and bacon, The Bird is here to inspire you to be an early bird! And their lunch menu is just as delish.
Cave Vin (Minneapolis). A southwest Minneapolis neighborhood gem, Cave Vin is one of the best-kept secrets in the city. Let them win you over with an award-winning wine list along with new-American flavors.
Eat Street Social (Minneapolis). There’s nothing more inviting than a large patio on a sunny afternoon. Visit Eat Street Social for a full tiki bar, live music, and more.
Foxy Falafel (St Paul). Are you a falafel fan? If so, Foxy is the place for you! Enjoy hand-crafted falafel made with organic chickpeas that are fried fresh to order.
GYST Fermentation Bar (Minneapolis). GYST Fermentation Bar celebrates the wonders of fermentation through delicious food and drink. Come taste, learn, and hang out!
The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar (Minneapolis). The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar features lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, a dog-friendly patio and a special dog menu.
The Lowry (Minneapolis). The Lowry may be stylish, smart and savvy, but its unique Uptown atmosphere is also warm and inviting to everyone. This urban diner is the perfect weekend retreat and happy-hour destination.
Muffuletta Cafe (St Paul). Muffuletta Café offers eclectic, from-scratch cooking using farm-fresh ingredients. In addition to having a dog-friendly patio with water bowls, it even has a dog menu! NOTE: Muffuletta closed on 11/11/2017. 🙁
Pat’s Tap (Minneapolis). Pat’s Tap is a Skee-Club and gastro pub that only uses locally farmed and organic ingredients. Great happy hours, too. Come for the food, stay for the fun!
Red Stag Supperclub (Minneapolis). A restaurant striving to better the community, Red Stag Supperclub is always on the lookout for eco-friendly business practices. They serve tasty supper club fare in a feel-good atmosphere.
Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room (Minneapolis). Stanley’s has so many dog-friendly details, from complimentary water dishes to a dog-friendly menu complete with appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Their heated “Mutt Hut” is perfect for chilly days.
Ward 6 (St Paul). This acclaimed restaurant and bar on the East Side of St Paul is a can’t miss. You and your dog will love their casual patio, full of sunshine and outdoor ceiling fans.
Birchwood Cafe (Minneapolis). A community hub, Birchwood Café uses locally sourced ingredients, is committed to green living, and serves delicious eats to boot.
Bryant Lake Bowl (Minneapolis). Bryant Lake Bowl is committed to supporting local and organic agriculture. Leash up your pup and head to their sidewalk patio for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night eats.
The Draft Horse (Minneapolis). The Draft Horse features grab & go sandwiches, salads, and soup, along with hearty brunch, lunch, and dinner fare.
Edina Grill (Edina). Leash up your pup and head over to Edina Grill for fresh, always made-from-scratch fare in a hip, comfortable setting. Passionate hospitality and flavors fuel their community.
Gigi’s Cafe (Minneapolis). This beloved Uptown spot is a coffee house by day and dinner joint by night. Everything is made from scratch using as many local ingredients as possible and only sustainably farmed meats.
The Happy Gnome (St Paul). The Happy Gnome boasts an extensive menu filled with organic new American dishes, and a pawesomely large patio for you and your pooch.
Kyatchi (Minneapolis). Kyatchi is committed to fun times, happy service, and healthy oceans and landscapes. They’re plating up sustainable ingredients — especially seafood— in both traditional Japanese and new American ways.
Lucia’s (Minneapolis). Exceptional wines, savory food, and a “dog bar” in an intimate atmosphere makes Lucia’s the perfect Uptown escape. For 27 years they’ve been known for their exceptional cooking and service. NOTE: Lucia’s closed on 10/14/2017. 🙁
Nightingale (Minneapolis). Come with a group for dinner or stop by by yourself for a snack. Nightingale serves tasty food and has a cocktail bar for your enjoyment.
Pub 819 (Hopkins). Pub 819 is dedicated to providing craft food and spirits in a fun, welcoming setting that reflects their community, guests, and staff. They boast water bowls, treats, and a dog menu, too!
Rock Elm Tavern (Plymouth). Need some yum in your life? Rock Elm’s top priorities are unforgettable scratch-made food, great drinks, and fantastic service. It’s the “sub-urban” tavern that appeals to the foodie in us all!
Tiny Diner (Minneapolis). This little neighborhood gem with big ideas serves local food made of local ingredients – some of which they grow themselves – and pays tribute to diner towns across the country. The vibe is laid back and homey.
Animal Humane Society. A portion of proceeds from each pass will go straight into the paws of Animal Humane Society (AHS), the leading animal welfare organization in the Upper Midwest. Each year AHS cares for more than 23,000 companion animals in need and helps thousands more through programs for people and pets. For example, their Kindest Cut program provides low-cost spay and neuter surgeries, wellness services, and dental care for pets of people with limited means and animals in the care of other nonprofit rescues and shelters. ♥
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much does the Sidewalk Dog Wine Pass cost?
They’re on sale — a doggone steal at just $10 (was $40)! (Yep, 20+ glasses of wine for 10 bones.) Quantities are limited, so get ’em quick.
Will any glasses of wine be excluded?
Exclusions vary by restaurant; see pass for details. Our Wine Pass partners are awesome — you’re gonna have a great experience.
Can I bring my dog indoors at these restaurants?
Dare to dream. Stick to the patios, please! (You can still get a free glass of wine inside, you just can’t bring your pup.)
Is there a limit to how many passes I can buy?
Nope! But note that each person can only use one pass per visit to each restaurant.
Do I have to be a dog owner to buy a Sidewalk Dog Wine Pass?
When will my pass expire?
You’ll have til April 30, 2018 to use your Wine Pass. You can do it. We believe in you!
What if I prefer beer?
Fill out this super quick form to be notified when our next Brewery Pass goes on sale.
Still have questions?
We’re all ears! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.