Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Dana Point, CA

There are 3 pet friendly American restaurants in Dana Point that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 142 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 Dana Point. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Brig Restaurant
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
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
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
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
Nomads Canteen Nomads is a melding of music, art, and tasty cuisine. They serve a variety of soul food and offer dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
The Alley Menu includes burgers, chicken picatta, and lamb shank. Dog-friendly patio with a special doggie menu. 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 serves entree salads, burgers, seafood, pasta, and flatbreads. Patio seating is dog friendly. 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
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
Citrus Cafe Citrus Cafe offers American-Californian fare with a commitment to freshness and dog-friendly patio seating. A varied menu includes ahi poke, kobe burgers, fish tacos, pesto chicken sandwiches, Atlantic salmon, rack of lamb, gourmet flatbreads, ricotta cheese ravioli, and meatloaf. Open Monday thru Friday 6:30am to 9pm. 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
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
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
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
Bravo Burgers Mission Viejo Bravo offers burgers, burritos, and a bounty of breakfast options. Spacious patio is dog friendly. See Details
Bravo Burgers San Juan Capistrano Bravo offers burgers, burritos, and a bounty of breakfast options. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Panera Bread The dog-friendly Panera Bread's eclectic deli/bakery menu includes soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, and pastries and cookies for dessert. Great place for a light lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. 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
The Trough The Trough serves sandwiches and sides. Get an order to go and grab a seat overlooking with lake with Fido by your side. See Details
Panera Bread The dog-friendly Panera Bread's eclectic deli/bakery menu includes soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, and pastries and cookies for dessert. Great place for a light lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Woody's Diner Casual diner serves a full breakfast all day, chili and soup, hot and cold sandwiches, and hot dogs and burgers. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details