10 Dog-Friendly Breweries in Southern Arizona
Sometimes, an ice-cold brew is better when your fur baby can keep you company. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 10 breweries located throughout southern Arizona that will let you two have some quality downtime together. Let’s raise a glass and check out who they are.
119 E Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
Call: (520) 955-9826
Not only does Borderlands Brewing Co. have an extensive beer menu, but you also get half off your first beer when you bring your pooch along on Waggin’ Wednesdays! Come on over--have a brew from the tap, a bite of something from the food truck, and relax.
115 East Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ, 85701
Call: (520) 623-7168
From brewing unique world-inspired beer styles locally to their 100-year-old taproom space, Pueblo Vida takes pride in all things authentic. Although there is no kitchen on-site, you can easily have food brought in by simply asking the bartender for a take-out and delivery menu book. And, as long as your furry friend has good social skills, he or she is welcome, too!
222 E Congress Ave & 555 E 18th Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
Call: (520) 232- 2530
Founded in 2014, Iron John’s produces small batches of beer brewed with a system that incorporates repurposed materials, such as soup kettles, which have been fashioned to their needs. Barley is milled on-site and a wide variety of unique, locally-sourced ingredients are used, turning the job of brewing beer into an art form. If that’s not cool enough for you, they carry tasty dog treats and big water bowls at both locations for your loyal canine friends.
800 E 16th St, Tucson, Arizona
Call: (520) 791-BREW (2739)
Since its debut in 2006, Barrio Brewing Co. has become the third-largest independent brewery in the state, offering signature and seasonal brews in a fabulous old converted warehouse located in the industrial downtown area. Barrio is very pet-friendly, offering special bowls and treats for furry guests. With an atmosphere like that, animals of both the two-legged and four-legged variety are sure to have a great night!
228 E. 6th Street, Tucson, Arizona
Call: (520) 444-5303
In life and in brewing, Crooked Tooth relishes in breaking free of societal standards. To prove it, they offer a unique collection of beers as well as a unique location to drink them. Soak up the rustic ambiance at one of the large community tables indoors or out back by the 1,400 sqft beer garden. But don’t do it alone! Your canine is also welcome. And be sure to check out their calendar so you can be up to date regarding the dog events they host with No Kill Pima County throughout the year!
150 S Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85710
Call: (520) 207-8077
Arizona Beer House is a family-owned and operated craft beer and wine bar featuring 35 taps of beers as well as a selection of craft wines, mead, and sodas from Arizona and surrounding regional areas. Its laid-back atmosphere is perfect for happy hour or an evening out with friends, including the furry, four-legged ones.
3895 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
Call: (520) 207-2312
Founded by some UA alumni, this microbrewery strives to make clean, consistent brews and serve them in a comfortable speakeasy-esque taproom. In addition to their beer, they offer board games, weekly events, and Nintendo 64. Most importantly, though, is their inclusion of furry, four-legged visitors!
12130 N. Dove Mountain Blvd, Marana, AZ 85658
Call: (520) 579-8999
This brewing company’s claim to fame is that their beers are an expression of the beautiful location of Dove Mountain--a mix of new with old desert tradition, but always served cold, with warm hospitality. They offer a diverse selection of local beers as well as a diverse food menu, which includes a separate Furry Friends Menu where you can choose from 4 meals for your best pal.
Mid-Town Location: 4746 E Grant Rd, Tucson AZ 85712
Call: (520) 777-9456
Eastside Location: 9155 E Tanque Verde Rd #177, Tucson, AZ 85749
Call: (520) 749-2299
Oro Valley Location: 9630 N Oracle Rd #110, Oro Valley AZ 85704
Formerly known as Sentinel Peak Brewing Company, Tucson’s ONLY Midtown Brewpub, is run by a trio of firemen on a mission to offer “a variety of exceptional, hand-crafted beers in a casual setting where families, friends, and neighbors experience consistent quality and engage in worthwhile conversation.” The menu includes tasty fare such as loaded nachos, street tacos, paninis, sandwiches, and flatbread pizza. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio and water bowls are provided.
10. Tucson Hop Shop
3230 N. Dodge Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85716
Call: (520) 908-7765
Tucson Hop Shop is a premier craft-beer and wine bar, bottle shop, growler-fill station, and Urban Beer Garden, located on the banks of the beautiful Rillito River. With plentiful outdoor seating in a thriving arts district and a view of the bodacious Catalina Mountains, it's the perfect place to gather with friends, family, and most importantly, well-behaved dogs.