Dog Friendly American Restaurants in La Jolla, CA

There are 17 pet friendly American restaurants in La Jolla that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. 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 La Jolla. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Harry's Coffee Shop
Harry's Coffee Shop Bring your dog to Harry's Coffee Shop's outside seating area for a soothing cup of coffee, classic diner food, and good conversation. Menu features pancakes, omelettes, chicken fried steak, creamed chip beef, grilled tuna melts, burgers, carne asada tacos, and milkshakes. Open seven days a week from 6am to 3pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Rimel's Rotisserie
Rimel's Rotisserie This unassuming and quaint eatery pleasantly surprises customers with their fresh, flavorful food and offers outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. A varied menu includes grilled and wok'd rice bowls, tacos and burritos, chicken and potato quesadillas, rotisserie chicken combos, filet mignon, and organic grassfed sirloin burgers. Open daily from 11:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
Rock Bottom Handcrafted beer and a food menu that includes sliders, quesadillas, burgers, pizza, and steaks. Patio seating is dog friendly. House-made treats and dog beer available. See Details
A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines Intimate dining with seasonal American fare and golf course views. Leashed dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Mendocino Farms Mendocino Farms serves a delicious selection of salads and sandwiches in a sleek, modern setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Enjoy Cobb and Caesar salads, vegan banh mi, tuna melts, steak BLTs, and hot Italian sandwiches. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at outside tables. Mendocino Farms is open from 11am to 9pm seven days a week. See Details
Bernini's Bistro Bernini's dishes up traditional Italian favorites such as lasagna bolognese, chicken parmigiana, and cheese pizza. Front patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Shack Positioned steps away from Windansea Beach, The Shack serves great food and spirits. Enjoy the firepit on the dog-friendly patio. See Details
Urban Plates Urban Plates offers a casual concept with scratch-made plates and sustainably sourced ingredients. You can order online for a quick pick up or dine in with Fido at this location in La Jolla where there are a lot of dog-friendly tables on the patio. Just place your order at the counter inside, then enjoy your farm to table meal with your pup. The menu includes sandwiches, stews, salads, pizzettes, and more with plenty of options for gluten-free and vegetarian diners. You can build your plate with options like the Habanero Mango BBQ Ribs, Turkey Meatloaf, or Grilled Grass Fed Steak. They also serve handmade baked treats like the gluten-free walnut cookies or Chewy Molasses Gingersnaps. To drink, you can find coffee, tea, craft beer, regional wines, 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
Bella Vista Bella Vista Social Club and Caffe is a pet-friendly restaurant with an ocean view terrace and a variety of dishes on its menu. Bella Vista offers twenty outdoor tables to diners wanting to dig into truffle parmesan fries while Fido lounges underfoot. The restaurant's menu includes bagels, bowls, omelets, salads, paninis, quiches, "Little Italy" dishes, antipasti, soups, pizza, chicken, pasta, seafood, a variety of coffees, teas, and hot chocolates, wines, craft beers, cocktails, and more. Frequent visitors rave about Bella Vista's view, the fresh sea air, and the Farfalle del Mare. Bella Vista serves breakfast and lunch Monday from 7:30am to 6:00pm and Tuesday through Friday from 8:00am to 3:30pm, and dinner, Tuesday through Friday from 3:30pm to 8:00pm. Happy Hour is held Tuesday through Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. See Details
Whisknladle Whisknladle is dog-friendly! You and your dog are welcome to dine at four outdoor tables. Since 2008 this unique eatery has offered a delicious menu of handmade pastas, salads, seafood and more in a relaxed environment. The menu offers options for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Their savory soups and salads are a great way to start your meal. Favorite entrees include squash blossom fettuccine, seared scallops, and roasted jidori chicken. Cocktails and desserts are also available to complete your dining experience. Whisknladle is open Monday through Thursday 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday 11:30am to 9:30pm, Saturday 10:00am to 9:30pm, and Sunday 10:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Islands Islands is a dog-friendly restaurant that offers plenty of tables outside. Located on Carmel Mountain Road in La Jolla, this island-inspired eatery offers an extensive menu at Islands is made up of pub grub and American fare. According to their chefs, thirty-five years of grilling leads to tastefully crafted burgers, such as the Sriracha Smack Burger: sriracha cream cheese, soy-sriracha glaze, applewood smoked bacon, pickled peppers, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, and onion. All of the burgers on the menu are served with an endless side of fresh cut Island fries. Alternatively, you may want to sink your spoon into one of the beach bowls, like the chicken hoisin bowl or grilled fish hoisin bowl. See Details
Burger Lounge Burger Lounge is a dog-friendly restaurant centered on 'creating a burger you can feel better about eating.' The restaurant offers nine outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a grass-fed burger alongside Fido. The Lounge's menu includes salads, sandwiches, gluten-free items, and handcrafted burgers with patties made of beef, cage-free turkey, chicken, quinoa veggie, and Alaskan cod. Shakes, floats, lemonades, ice tea, Batch Craft Soda, Mexican Coke, beer, and wine are available to top it all off. 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
Deli-icious Deli-icious is a dog-friendly spot to find breakfast and lunch for La Jolla locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Deli-icious can bring Fido and head to one of its five outdoor tables to dig into a BBQ Bleu Chicken Panini stuffed with shredded chicken, tangy bbq sauce, melted bleu cheese, and crispy bacon, served with fiery dipping sauce. The deli's menu is comprised of salads, hot, cold, and vegetarian sandwiches, and breakfast items. Deli-icious is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 4:00pm and Saturday from 11:00am to 3:30pm. See Details
Cheese Shop Cheese Shop welcomes dogs to sit with their owners at a few of their outdoor tables! Established in 1972 the shop began importing cheeses and fine foods from all around the globe to barter in their beloved La Jolla. These days they've morphed into a unique sandwich shop with friendly and professional service. Their menu includes overstuffed sandwiches made with turkey, roast pork, lamb, smoked salmon, roast beef and more, served on a variety of different breads. Breakfast sandwiches and bagels are available if you're in a morning mood any time of the day. The hot sandwich selection consists of corned beef, pastrami and the classic Reuben. Soups, salads and other sides are also available to compliment your meal, as well as specialty coffees, teas, and freshly squeezed juices. The shop is open Monday through Sunday 8am to 4pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Cleveland Avenue has twenty pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on Herschel Avenue, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. 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
Beaumont's Eatery Located in the heart of La Jolla's Bird Rock seaside community, Beaumont's Eatery offers its' patrons a casual, yet contemporary atmosphere. Choose from a variety of tasty eats from their Cali-inspired menu, like brunch favorites, carnitas, lettuce wraps, sandwiches and entrees, plus craft cocktails. Leashed dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio, but please keep dogs off of the furniture. Dogs will be offered water and treats. Open 7 days a week. They are open Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. See Details
The Patio on Lamont The Patio on Lamont serves inspired California cuisine and caters to foodies and the canines they love. Upon arrival, Fido will receive a gourmet house-made dog biscuit and a fresh bowl of water. The open-air patio attracts lots of pooches, so reservations are recommended. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
The Prado at Balboa Park The Prado at Balboa Park welcomes dogs on front patio where patrons can order from a limited bar menu. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday and 11am on weekends. See Details
Tender Greens Tender Greens creates a modern, laid back environment with dog-friendly outdoor seating to serve a menu of salads, sandwiches, and big plate entrees. Choose from tasty fare like roasted tomato soup, chipotle BBQ chicken salad, backyard marinated steak, and baked falafel. Open daily from 11amto 9pm See Details
Richard Walker's Pancake House Grab a dog-friendly outdoor table and peruse an infinite selection of breakfast options, including 25 gourmet pancake varieties and 8 types of Belgian waffle. Choose from classic eggs Benedict, sweet and savory crepes, chopped Greek salad, and bacon and tomato grille cheese. Open everyday 6:30am to 2:30pm. See Details
Board and Brew Board and Brew has been serving specialty sandwiches and craft beer in the Del Mar area since 1979. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Sbicca Del Mar Sbicca's dog-friendly upper deck is a wonderful spot to enjoy creative bistro fare while your dog enjoys a bowl of cold water. Menu favorites include crab cakes, ahi tuna tartare, PEI mussels, oven roasted rainbow trout, roasted pork prime rib, and rigatoni bolognese. Opens at 11:30am during the week and 10am on weekends. See Details