Bars + Restaurants
Carney’s Pub & Grill
3410 South College Avenue | Open Monday-Saturday
Affectionately called just “Carney’s,” this spot has been a favorite among Bryan-College Station locals for years. Carney’s is located in the heart of the up-and-coming Midtown area, and provides full service in their astro-turf-covered back patio. Get to "Carney's" as soon as you can to enjoy great drinks, delicious burgers, tasty tacos, with your friends and doggos.
Blackwater Draw Brewing Co.
701 North Main Street | Open Wednesday-Sunday
Blackwater Draw is a craft brewery & taproom at the north end of Historic Downtown Bryan that also happens to be home to one of the best food trucks in Aggieland, Blackwater Bites. They serve classic gastropub favorites, with some of the best fries you’ll find in the Brazos Valley. They often have live music, too, which of course pairs great with their signature brews.
Kinderhill Brew Lab
800 South Bryan Avenue | Open Thursday-Sunday
This biergarten located in Historic Downtown Bryan serves up delicious quality beers, cocktails, and more! With rotating food trucks and ample picnic table seating underneath sprawling shade trees, this spot is not to be missed.
Vino Boheme Wine Bar By The Village Cafe
206 West 26th Street | Open Wednesday-Sunday
A new, eclectic wine bar by The Village Cafe, both in style and geography. Named after the Bohemian lifestyle, this wine bar serves up a hefty wine list, delectable charcuterie boards, and more that will have all you wino and dog lovers alike swooning.
101 South Texas Avenue | Open Tuesday-Sunday
The 101 is a ice-house style bar, located in a fully renovated former service station in Historic Downtown Bryan. They’ve got an extensive beer list, great mixed drinks, and offer paninis & sandwiches. It’s a great space in any weather, but it’s perfect on a nice evening when they roll the doors up for an open-air experience!
Downtown Elixir & Spirits
120 South Main Street | Open Daily
A casual craft cocktail bar and restaurant with a French Quarter flair paying tribute to its owner’s roots, Downtown Elixir and Spirits is Downtown Bryan’s spot for Cajun fare. An evening spent on the expansive courtyard beneath the bistro lights with your furry friends is an evening well spent.
Messina Hof Winery
4545 Old Reliance Road | Open Daily
Located right in Bryan’s backyard, Messina Hof Winery is one of the most-renowned wineries in the state. Family owned and operated, Messina Hof has been producing top-rated Texas wines for over 40 years and offers wine tastings, winery tours, gourmet dining, and more in their wine bar, tasting room, and at The Vintage House Restaurant.
RX Pizza & Bar
200 West 26th Street | Open Daily
With patio seating overlooking one of the most picturesque streets in Historic Downtown Bryan, RX Pizza strives to provide a unique environment for people to enjoy their leisure time. That’s why their serve their own favorites – hand-tossed brick oven pizza, craft beer, and some amazing craft cocktails.
4100 Lake Atlas Drive | Open Daily
Where southern hospitality meets authentic Texas cuisine, Campfire serves brunch, dinner, and drinks on one of the most inviting patios in the Bryan-College Station area. You’ll be greeted by the mouthwatering aroma of smoke & seasonings no matter the time of day, and you won’t be disappointed by their delicious offerings made fresh with the best ingredients found in Central Texas.
Mr. G.’s Pizza
201 West 26th Street | Open Monday-Saturday
Also located in Historic Downtown Bryan, Mr. G.’s has been the Brazos Valley’s go-to spot for a classic slice of pizza or a delicious calzone for the last 25 years. They’ve also got a great fenced-in patio right in the heart of Downtown, making this the perfect spot to to enjoy a nice evening with your fur babies.
4114 Lake Atlas Drive | Open Daily
Alter your point-of-view at this super trendy spot, located at Lake Walk. Enjoy their dog-friendly patio, delicious coffee and teas, and pastry items and more, we can’t recommend P.O.V. enough! Need to take the pup for a walk? Check out Lake Atlas just a few steps away!
Polite Coffee Co.
800 South Bryan Avenue | Open Daily
Home to Polite Coffee Co. this 1800s Victorian home was once the residence of Edwin Kyle, the namesake of Texas A&M’s legendary football stadium. Featuring barista-inspired coffees like the “Garden Party.” and a "Blind Date", spacious patio seating, and a sprawling lush green lawn, this coffee shop will have you and your pup bright-eyed and ready for the day!
Harvest Coffee Bar
101 North Main Street | Open Daily
Serving specialty coffee and a gourmet menu this local favorite features handmade from scratch pastries with fresh, natural ingredients. Enjoy Harvest's European-esque patio tables that sit right out front the shop alongside main street in Historic Downtown Bryan.
Babe's Doughnut & Coffee
3409 South Texas Avenue | Open Tuesday-Sunday
Snag a cold brew, a scrumptiously-flakey croissant, and a seat outside this quaint coffee shop that serves as the perfect coffee-date & study-spot for Bryan folks year round.
Historic Downtown Bryan | First Fridays each month | 5:00PM-11:00PM
Let your pups stroll the streets in Historic Downtown Bryan with you while you enjoy live music, art, and an array of shopping and dining options. First Fridays are free, family-friendly evenings that feature live performances by local musicians all around Historic Downtown Bryan. Members of the Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market will also be selling their goods on Main Street, and various shops and restaurants will be open extra late into the evening.
3519 South College Avenue | Open Daily
Open since 1974, The Farm Patch is an open-air market offering unique fruit and vegetable stands that included all types of food products, flowers, and bedding plants. It has become widely known and recognized for its quality, freshness, fair pricing, and overall “Old Market” appeal.
Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market
500 North Main Street | Every Saturday 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Locals love bringing their pups to the year-round Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market that takes place every Saturday at the North end of Historic Downtown Bryan. Shop local produce, pantry-essentials, and more that align with each of Texas' seasons.
The Local At Lake Walk
4100 Lake Atlas Drive, Bryan TX | Seasonally Every Tuesday | 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Free and open to the public The Local offers an array of artisans, farmers, producers, and crafters from across the Brazos Valley. From fresh foods such as bread and honey, to homemade soaps and handcrafted jewelry, The Local features a variety of vendors week to week. Don't miss out on this neat market, this season of The Local runs until December 7.
Parks + More
8200 Sandy Point Road | Open Daily | $5 Entry Per Car | $75 Annual Pass
Soak up the sunshine with your pups at Lake Bryan, an outdoor recreation oasis in the heart of the Brazos Valley. With more than 20 miles of hiking, biking, and running trails, swimming areas, campgrounds, and largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, and redfish stocked by Texas Parks & Wildlife, there are plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in nature and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life!There are even opportunities to rent kayaks and paddleboards for your day at Lake Bryan! Reserve yours here.
Lake Atlas At Lake Walk
4100 Lake Atlas Drive | Open Daily
Enjoy biking and walking trails, nearby coffee shops and restaurants, and more at Lake Walk. With an emphasis on wellness and an appreciation of your healthy lifestyle, Lake Walk is the perfect place to begin and end your day in Bryan. Check out the Lake Walk events calendar here, to learn more about community yoga, live music, and their upcoming markets.
Booking a vacation at The Stella Hotel? Guests receive complimentary access to paddleboards and bicycles.
Morris " Buzz" Hamilton Memorial Dog Park
4890 Boonville Road | Open Daily
This 5-acre state-of-the-art dog park facility is located off Park Hudson Trail between Highway 158 and Copperfield Drive, and boasts three separate play areas for dogs of varying sizes, as well as doggy water fountains, gravel walking trails, and nighttime lighting available until 10:00PM.
Park Hudson Trail
4780 Boonville Road | Open Daily
This 59 acre property is located along Hudson Creek, from FM 158 to University Drive. It is a heavily wooded area with abundant wildlife that is a buffer zone between the residential neighborhood and the business developments along University Drive. The trail connects to Tiffany Park on one end and has 2 1/4 miles of trails. Park your vehicle and you pups can enter the trailheads located along Copperfield Drive, Pendleton Drive, and the back of Tiffany Park.
Art Murals In Historic Downtown Bryan
Starting on the southern end with the West 31st Street Murals and all the way up to Blackwater Draw Brewing Co.‘s “I Love Beer So Much” wall, you can find more than a dozen murals on historic buildings throughout Downtown Bryan to pose your pup at! All created by local artists, they are colorful, creative and down right fun. I mean who doesn’t love tacos and compliment. Check out the full list here, and plan to grab your fellow dog-lovers for an Insta-worthy photo-op.
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