Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Dana Point, CA

There are 5 pet friendly American restaurants in Dana Point that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 145 more nearby. Need help to decide 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 Dana Point. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Schwack Beach Grill
Schwack Beach Grill Schwack Beach Grill, located in Dana Point, CA, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a myriad of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Gnarly Nachos - house-made chips topped with grilled chicken, black beans, spicy Schwack queso, shredded cheese, grilled jalapenos, and sour cream. Next, chow down on the Island Chick Sandwich with hoisin BBQ sauce, Swiss cheese, tomato, Asian slaw, and grilled pineapple. Or go for the Seared Ahi Tuna Salad - spring and romaine mix topped with seared rare Ahi tuna, marinated red onions, fresh orange slices, crispy wontons, and ginger vinaigrette. Schwack Beach Grill is open daily from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Pet Friendly StillWater Spirits & Sounds
StillWater Spirits & Sounds StillWater Spirits & Sounds is a pet-friendly bar and restaurant located in Dana Point, CA. Fido is welcome to join you beneath and umbrella-shaded table on the outdoor patio. StillWater serve hand crafted cocktails, have 54 beers on tap, and offer an eclectic mix of dishes which use locally-sourced ingredients. See Details
Brig Restaurant Pirate-themed and located in Dana Point Harbor, The Brig Restaurant serves up home-cooked breakfast, lunch, and dinner fare. Bring Fido along to the pet-friendly patio! Choose from egg scrambles, croissants, omelets, and more for breakfast, or steak, sandwiches, chicken, burgers, and seafood entrees for lunch and dinner. Don�t miss the fan-favorite Fish and Chips a la Brig with tartar sauce and lemon, and go with Fried Ice Cream for dessert! Cocktails, spirits, beer, coffee drinks, and more are available as well. The Brig Restaurant is open 365 days a year, 7:00am to 8:00pm Monday through Friday and 7:00am to 9:00pm Saturday and Sunday. See Details
Beach Hut Deli Beach Hut Deli is a dog-friendly spot to find artfully crafted sandwiches and libations featuring local ingredients. Visitors to Dana Point craving a sandwich piled high with pastrami, avocado, bacon, and cream cheese, can head to one of the Deli's fifteen outdoor tables to dig into a Santa Cruz sandwich alongside Fido. Beach Hut's menu is made up of Beach Munchies such as nachos, pasta and potato salad, and hot dogs, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, breakfast items, and more. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
Denny's Denny's is a dog-friendly chain of diners with a location in Dana Point, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner is served 24/7. The restaurant is known for its collection of Slams that can be customized with your choice of pancakes, toast, eggs, sausage, etc. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Menu favorites include campfire pot roast, BBQ baby back ribs, three-cheese pizza, fish tacos, chicken parmesan, sweet and spicy shrimp, and fettuccine Alfredo. Opens at 11am during the week, 10am on Saturday, and 9am on Sunday. See Details
Slater's 50/50 Slater’s 50/50® was founded in 2009 in Anaheim Hills, California by Scott Slater. Teaming up with Executive Chef Brad Lyons, they created the world’s first 50/50 patty – 50 percent ground bacon and 50 percent ground beef – taking the Southern California restaurant scene by storm. There is dog-friendly outdoor seating with water bowls, and even a dog menu. See Details
Great Maple Great Maple, located in Newport Beach in Orange County, is a dog-friendly restaurant that serves up modern American cuisine. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables and dine from the dog menu while you eat. The Pup Menu includes the Protein Pup (a chopped boiled egg), Puppy Patty (a hamburger slider patty), and Bacon, Bacon, Bacon! (by the slice). If you're stopping by for brunch, order yourself the House Smoked Beef Brisket Hash with beef brisket, new potatoes, smoked bacon, onions, charred kale, cherry tomatoes, red piquillo pepper hollandaise, and two poached eggs on grilled bread. See Details
The Alley Menu includes burgers, chicken picatta, and lamb shank. Dog-friendly patio with a special doggie menu. See Details
Mama's on 39 Mama's on 39 is a dog-friendly restaurant offering a full bar and unique menu to Huntington Beach locals and tourists alike. Mama's has many outdoor tables available for dog owners wanting to dig into a meal alongside their furry friend. Mama's menu includes starters such as Patsy's Pulled Pork Pan Nachos, Ahi Poke, Irish Tater Tots, and Bottomless Garlic Parmesan Fries, pizzas, seafood, burgers, soups, salads, sandwiches, specialties such as Mama's Rice Bowl, Tutt's Fried Chicken, and Shrimp Scampi, as well as any-time breakfast such as waffles, French toast, eggs, scrambles, oats, fruit, and pancakes. Ice cream is available to top it all off. Mama's on 39 is open Sunday from 8:30am to 9:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 9:30pm and Saturday from 8:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
H.H. Cotton's H.H Cotton's has a dog-friendly table outside. This American bar and grill specializes in tavern fare. Located right in the middle of town, their menu is made up of burgers, sandwiches, salads, and a number of small plates. One of the most popular sandwiches on the menu is the brisket pile, smoked brisket, Carolina BBQ, crispy fried onions, roasted jalapenos, brisket jus, and grilled brioche. In addition to the grub, their tap list is extensive and includes a number of IPAs, blonde ales, lagers, and more. H.H Cotton's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 12:00am, Saturday from 10:00am to 12:00am, See Details
True Food Kitchen True Food Kitchen believes that eating healthy doesn't mean sacrificing flavor or convenience. You can stop by for a healthful meal with your pup at this location in Newport Beach where you will find plenty of dog-friendly tables outside. The menu includes pizza, salad, sandwiches, bowls, and signature mains like the Grass-Fed Steak Tacos or Poke Bowl. Vegetarians will find plenty to choose from with items like the Brussels Sprout and Wild Mushroom pizza or Red Chili Noodles bowl. They also serve refreshing drinks with superfood juices, smoothies, and kombucha as well as cocktails and wine. See Details
Cafe Mozart Cafe Mozart serves a European inspired menu that consists of classic salads and sandwiches, schnitzels and bratwurst, beef Wellington, rack of lamb, fresh seafood, and a variety of German and Austrian beer. Enjoy lunch or dinner in the dog-friendly outdoor courtyard. See Details
Wilma's Patio Wilma's Patio in Newport Beach, CA, is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They start every morning with a hearty breakfast menu served all day, and then add wide-ranging lunch and dinner menus featuring everything from burgers and dogs to seafood, Mexican platters, and even pasta. See Details
Dick Church's Restaurant Dick Church's Restaurant is a dog-friendly eatery in Costa Mesa, California. Fido is welcome to join you on the colorful patio at a table with an umbrella. Stop in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner classics like two eggs with toast and hash browns, a BBQ bacon cheeseburger, or a roasted half chicken. See Details
Eureka! Eureka! is a leading family of restaurants that proudly serves only authentic, handmade food with locally sourced produce, all freshly cooked to order. The beverage program features 100% American craft beer, small batch whiskey, house-aged barrels, and specialty cocktails sourced only from artisans throughout America. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Woody's Diner Dogs are allowed in the outside shaded area. They serve breakfast all day and lunch, plus milkshakes, ice cream floats, and sundaes. With limited foot traffic on the street, it's a great place to being Fido. See Details
The Blind Pig Choose from a contemporary menu of small and large plates featuring chicken croquette, short rib tacos, seared scallops, and skirt steak. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Board & Brew Board & brew serves a wide variety of specialty sandwiches with names like the Turkado, Tub O' Tuna, and Left Coast Pastrami, plus local craft beer on tap. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Bruxie Everything in waffles. Savory meats and cheeses folded in a crisp waffle. All outdoor seating with a doggie bowl and a container of treats by the counter. Also serve fresh salads, soup, sundaes, shakes, and floats. See Details
Bravo Burgers Mission Viejo Bravo offers burgers, burritos, and a bounty of breakfast options. Spacious patio is dog friendly. See Details
Crow Burger Kitchen Crow Burger Kitchen, located in Newport Beach, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delectable dishes along with an assortment of beer and wine. Choose from menu options including snacks, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Duck Fat Fries with truffle aioli, then chow down on the Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger, topped with black pepper cheese, cream cheese, goat cheese, an onion ring, and garlic mayo on a wheat English muffin. Or go for the Cubano Burger topped with roasted pork loin, Nueske ham, house pickles, Swiss cheese, and house-made mustard and mayo on a brioche bun. Crow Burger Kitchen is open daily from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Ruby's Diner Located in the Outlets at San Clemente, Ruby's is a classic throwback diner serving tasty American breakfast, lunch, and dinner fare in a casual setting with dog-friendly patio seating. Hungry patrons can choose from an array of dishes, including huevos rancheros, corned beef and hash, multigrain pancakes, fresh salads, clam chowder, BBQ chicken melts, bacon cheeseburgers, club sandwiches, and shrimp and chips. Don't forget to leave room for a yummy dessert offering like strawberry shakes, banana splits, and fresh baked apple pie. Take a seat at one of the ten tables on the cozy patio and enjoy the bright California sun. Open seven days a week from 7am to 9pm. See Details
Yard House Yard House, located in Newport Beach, is an upscale-casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes along with a huge assortment of craft beers. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Poke Nachos - crispy wontons topped with marinated raw ahi, avocado, cilantro, serranos, green onions, nori, sesame seeds, sweet soy, sriracha aioli, and white truffle sauce. Next, chow down on the Vampire Taco with carnitas, bacon chorizo, chipotle, cumin crema, guacamole, roasted garlic, and cilantro. Or go for the Kurobuta Pork Burger topped with spicy candied bacon, white American cheese, arugula, and blueberry ketchup, served with fries. See Details