One of the most unique little bars in Uptown caters to humans and canines alike. Take your pooch to The Pooch Patio in Oak Lawn and treat him to a day of relaxation while you partake in the bar's wide selection of craft beers and wine. A shaded front deck or a sun-drenched patio out back allows pups of every kind, as long as they're not destructive. Food, boarding and spa treatment are all services you can purchase at The Pooch Patio and the bar's Bark Boutique store, although many owners go simply to mingle with fellow dog lovers.
If your dog's wardrobe, bed, dishes and collars cost more than DISD's annual per child budget, Pooch Patio is not for you. This place is for the everydog: the four-legged fashionistas sporting Isaac Mizrahi for Target, the Saturday-morning dog park dachshund, the pug in the Passat whose mom wants to drop him off for day care and get her morning coffee buzz at one place. The colorful little house near the intersection of Oak Lawn and Maple avenues offers doggie day care (with webcam!), a... More »