Philly's White Dog Cafe makes Most Pet Friendly list

UPDATE - I called both White Dog locations and discovered that only the Philadelphia location has a pet-friendly patio. Curiously, neither location knew whether the other one was pet friendly or not. Get with it White Dog! You have a national rep to defend here! If you have a favorite outdoor cafe that welcomes you and you pet, please post a comment and let folks know.

A Philadelphia eatery has won a spot on's nationwide list of Top Ten Pet-Friendly restaurants. 

White Dog Cafe, with locations in Wayne and University City, boasts its own pet-friendly patio catering directly to pet lovers looking to dine out. The cafe recommends a leash but won't evict you if your dog is well mannered.

Menus that change with the season, an emphasis on locally-sources, organic ingredients and live music add up to a great night out for people and their pets.

Also making the list, down the shore, is Back Bay Ale House at Atlantic City. This moderately priced restaurant gets solid reviews from customers and welcomes pets on their seaside patio with to-die-for sunset watching over the bay.

Criteria used in assembling the list included professional and diner restaurant reviews, the establishment’s dedication to animal and human service, as well as the restaurant’s overall environment and location.