Our four-legged guides, Finn and Ghost, dug up some pupper-friendly finds during their visit to Town Center. From a menu catered exclusively to pups at Tupelo Honey – to a day of pampering at Dogtopia – to a park where a dog, well, can just be a dog. There are over 20 pet-friendly businesses in Town Center. Grab your leash and take your human for a stroll.

Finn booked an afternoon bath with a professionally trained spa attendant at Dogtopia. The relaxing environment and modern spa was just what this furry friend needed! Dogtopia is a loving place that always keeps dogs’ wants and needs in mind. They offer award-winning dog daycare, overnight, weekend and holiday boarding, and spa services.
Ghost enjoyed a loop around the very dog-friendly “Central Park”. He even spotted a few ducks in the pond!
Time for lunch at Tupelo Honey! Ghost tried to order one of everything off of the Dog Menu but he settled on “The Notorious D.O.G.”. It was paw-sitively delicious. Bone-appetit!
Finn couldn’t head home until he got his bagel fix. Einstein Bros. Bagels bakes pet-friendly “doggie bagels” with wheat flour, carob chips, canola oil, eggs, vanilla, and tail-wagging happiness.

You can find our full list of pooch-friendly shops, restaurants, hotels and residential communities below.


Bravo Italian Kitchen*

California Pizza Kitchen*

Cold Stone Creamery

Einstein Bros. Bagels & Caribou Coffee*

The Cosmopolitan


Encore 4505

Free People

Jimmy John’s*

Keagan’s Irish Pub*

Lamia’s Crepes*


Modern Salon

Monkee’s of Virginia Beach



Three Notch’d Craft Kitchen & Brewing Company*

Town Center Cold Pressed*

Tupelo Honey*

West Elm

The Westin Hotel

The Westin Residences


*Dogs are permitted on the outdoor patio. Contact the restaurant directly for more information.

Here’s The Scoop

Leashed, well-behaved dogs are permitted in all outdoor public areas (Fountain Plaza, Central Park, City sidewalks) of Town Center. If visiting with your furry friend, please be mindful that owners are responsible, by law, for cleaning up after their dogs and for the behavior of their dogs. For your convenience, the City of Virginia Beach has provided twelve Dog Comfort Stations  (listed below) with disposable waste bags throughout Town Center. Trash cans are near each location.

Dog Comfort Station Locations

  • Commerce Street | Between Pottery Barn and Taste, on post close to the elevator vestibule
  • Commerce Street | By Yard House, on the post between the elevator vestibule and stairwell
  • Commerce Street | By Sandler Center, on the post across from grassy area
  • Central Park Ave | On post near Jones Art Gallery
  • Columbus Street | On post outside garage elevator vestibule
  • Main Street | On post at the breezeway entrance/exit
  • Orange Garage | Outside Elevator 8, on wall inside the garage
  • Central Park Ave | On post by Premier door
  • Main Street | On post between Main Street garage elevator vestibule
  • Commerce Street | Grass area in front of Sandler Center with trash can attached
  • Central Park | 2 located in park area with trash cans attached