Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Big Sur, CA

There are 3 pet friendly American restaurants in Big Sur that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 10 more nearby. Need help deciding where to eat? Here's a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Big Sur. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Big Sur Roadhouse
Big Sur Roadhouse Leashed dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at Big Sur Roadhouse. Stop by for coffee, a glass of wine, a snack or a full meal. California cuisine is served for breakfast and lunch menu items include chicken fried steak, burgers, tacos, and salads. Big Sur Roadhouse is open from 8am to 2:30pm seven days a week. See Details
Pet Friendly Big Sur Roadhouse
Big Sur Roadhouse Big Sur Roadhouse, located in Big Sur, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious American dishes. Choose from menu options including breakfast sandwiches, breakfast burritos, granola, salads, tacos, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Big Sur Roadhouse is open daily from 8am to 2:30pm. See Details
The Forge The Forge, formerly known as Forge in the Forest, is a bistro-style eatery where Fido is welcome to join you on their dog friendly patio named, The Pound Patio, where pooches may order specialty items from their own Canine Cuisine menu. The restaurant features gourmet dishes for lunch and dinner such as San Francisco style fondue, chicken satay lollipops, curry chicken paninis, Margherita pizza, fettuccine Alfredo, skirt steak and more. The Canine Cuisine menu offers items such as a cup of kibble, the Hot Diggity Dog, a Quarter Hounder, and Hen House Chicken Strips. See Details
Carmel Belle Carmel Belle prides itself in using sustainable, organic, and hormone-free/grass-fed ingredients in all its dishes, and offers dog-friendly outdoor tables with treats and water bowls. Menu features tasty breakfast, lunch, and dinner options such as green eggs and ham, stone-cut oatmeal, hot and cold sandwiches, quinoa mac and cheese, and meatloaf. See Details
Rocky Point Restsurant Rocky Point offers seafood entrees and specialty cocktails. Dogs are welcome on the veranda with stunning ocean views. See Details
Cafe Stravaganza Cafe Stravaganza offers patio seating that is great for dog owners and their pets when the weather is nice. Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving pasta, seafood, chicken and beef entrees, salads, sandwiches, and more. See Details
Terry's Lounge This chill lounge located in the landmark Cypress Inn offers an upscale California style menu, a sophisticated lineup of Golden Age of Hollywood cocktails, and a dog-friendly patio that hosts regular Yappy Hours. Choose from an array of delicious dishes such as grilled steak salad, truffle-mushroom ravioli, Moroccan chicken, shrimp scampi, and braised short ribs. See Details
From Scratch From Scratch prepares wonderful breakfasts and light lunches and dinners and features a patio that welcomes dogs. Tasty offerings include eggs Florentine, banana walnut pancakes, homemade chili, Chinese chicken salad, BLTs, tuna melts, and black and blue cheeseburgers. Open 8am to 2:30pm seven days a week. See Details
Basil Seasonal Dining Restaurant Fresh seafood and organic fruits and vegetables highlight a vibrant menu of delectable dishes. The heated patio is dog friendly. See Details
The Running Iron Restaurant & Saloon Running Iron Restaurant & Saloon features a wild west atmosphere, heated patio where dogs are welcome, and a wide variety of menu items, from killer burgers to fresh charbroiled Monterrey coast snapper. Open Monday through Friday at 11am. See Details
Cafe Rustica Cafe Rustica offers country cooking in a European style setting with dog-friendly outdoor patio seating. Enjoy salads, sandwiches, wood-fired gourmet pizza, ravioli, rigatoni, grilled ribeye steak, and Hungarian beef goulash. Opens at 11am Tuesday thru Sunday; closed on Mondays. See Details
SUR at The Barnyard Located in what was once the famed Thunderbird Bookstore in Carmel, Billy Quon's SUR at The Barnyard is a dog-friendly restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table and will even get to order from the Doggy Menu! While your pup chows down on chicken, salmon or even steak, you'll be treated to SUR's variety of dishes like its famous cheese bread, Chef Herman's chicken and waffles, salmon tacos, shrimp linguine or the Kona Steak Plate. Reservations are strongly recommended. See Details
Trailside Cafe & Beer Garden The Trailside Cafe and Beer Garden is a perfect stop-off point for dog owners after a walk on the trails. Their pet-friendly patio perfectly accommodates dogs and their owners. If you're looking for American favorites and pub grub, you can join them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The local favorites section of the menu includes a grilled cheese, three types of cheese with a cup of tomato basil soup; fish and chips, tempura Alaskan cod and homemade tartar sauce; Cafe Cheeseburger, half a pound bacon and chuck patty with brown ale and caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, and basil aioli with a choice of cheese. The Trailside Cafe and Beer Garden is open every day of the week from 8am to 9pm. See Details