Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Novato, CA

There are 9 pet friendly American restaurants in Novato 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 Novato. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Toast
Toast Toast serves a diverse menu of three-meals-a-day offerings like omelettes, crepes, burgers, pizza, and rigatoni in an ultra modern setting. Dogs are welcome on the patio. See Details
Pet Friendly Marvin's Restaurant
Marvin's Restaurant Marvin's Restaurant serves a tasty breakfast and brunch menu in a casual setting with dog-friendly patio seating. Delicious offerings include scrambles and omelettes, chicken fried steak, biscuits and gravy, cinnamon walnut French toast, chili cheeseburgers, taco salad, French dip sandwiches, and real ice cream shakes. Opens at 6am Monday thru Friday, 6:30am on Saturday, and 7am on Sunday. See Details
Beso Bistro and Wine Bar Beso serves Dungeness crab cakes, Buffalo wings, pasta Pomodoro, and grilled filet mignon. Dogs are welcome on the back patio. See Details
Hopmonk Tavern Hopmonk offers salads, sandwiches, pizza, jambalaya, and cider braised salmon. Leashed dogs are welcome in the beer garden. See Details
JJ's Burger Joint Burgers and BBQ. Outdoor tables welcomes dogs. See Details
Michael's Sourdough Sandwiches Michael's Sourdough Sandwiches, located in Novato, CA, is a casual delicatessen-style eatery that serves up a menu of salads and sandwiches, complete with freshly baked sourdough bread. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their few pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Sourdough Sandwich with roast beef, Idaho ham, roast turkey, and Swiss cheese on sourdough bread. Or go for the Basil Cream Chicken Sandwich with basil cream dressing, chicken breast, and Monterey Jack cheese on sourdough bread. For something different, try the Organic Spring Greens Salad with bleu cheese and caramelized walnuts. Michael's Sourdough Sandwiches is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 3pm. See Details
Bacon Bacon, located in Novato, CA, is a casual American eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including frittatas, eggs benedict, French toast, pancakes, waffles, salads, paninis, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Prosciutto Panini with garlic aioli, prosciutto, pear, and fresh mozzarella. Or go for the Roasted Beet Salad with arugula, roasted beets, walnuts, green onions, goat cheese, bell pepper, Vietnamese basil, and miso carrot dressing. Bacon is open daily from 7am to 2:30pm. See Details
The Habit Burger Grill The Habit Burger Grill believes in juicy, handcrafted burgers and sandwiches that are made to order. This location in Novato provides dog-friendly seating with a few outside for your pooch. Some locations also offer a drive-through so you can stay on the go with Fido. Their signature burgers, Charburgers, are grilled over an open flame and served with tons of flavor like the Roasted Garlic Portabella Char or classic Double Charburger. You can also chow down on a custom sandwich like the chicken club or veggie burger with your choice of bun. Don't forget dessert! The Habit Burger Grill offers frozen treats like shakes, malts, and sundaes for a classic burger joint experience. 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Vintage Wayhas ten 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
The Fat Lady Restaurant The Fat Lady serves New American cuisine in a subdued, inviting setting with a comfy outdoor seating area that welcomes dogs. Enjoy lunch and dinner favorites such as dungeness crab cakes, Tuscan chicken sandwiches, seafood pasta, rack of lamb, and ribeye steak. Opens at 11:30am during the week an 9am on weekends. See Details
Gott's Roadside This unassuming roadside spot draws folks from near and far with a classic American menu and dog-friendly outdoor tables. Popular menu choices include green chile cheeseburgers, Vietnamese chicken salad, spicy tomato soup, mahi mahi tacos, and fish and chips, plus shakes, draft beer, and wine by the glass. Opens daily at 10am. See Details
Chop Bar Located near Jack London Square, the dog-friendly Chop Bar serves up tasty bistro style food using the best ingredients the Bay are has to offer. Menu includes pork ribs, cassoulet, chicken pot pie, fish stew, and oxtail poutine. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Opens at 8am Monday thru Friday, 9am on weekends. See Details
Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers offers over 20 kinds of salads and specialty burgers to suit anyone's palate, and a tropical patio that is dog friendly. Other tasty options include chili, truffle French fries, kosher beef franks, and shakes and malts. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Heritage Eats Heritage Eats serves an international inspired menu in a casual and inviting setting that offers dog-friendly patio seating. Sample an array of flavorful dishes consisting of Latin, Middle Eastern, and Asian influences, including baba ghanoush, braised pork tacos, banh mi sandwiches, crispy falafel pitas, and chicken tikka masala wraps. Dogs can join their owners at outside tables. Heritage Eats is open from 11am to 9pm seven days a week. See Details
Tea Room Cafe For over 15 years, locals have been filling Tea Room Cafe to sample delicious breakfast and lunch eats, which can be enjoyed with your dog at outdoor tables. Popular menu choices include smoked salmon toast, bacon omelettes, buckwheat pancakes, curried chicken salad, roasted pork loin sandwiches, and seasonal dinner entrees. Opens at 7:30am during the week and 8am on weekends; closed Wednesdays. See Details
Tomate Cafe Bring your furry friend to Tomate Cafe, with its dog-friendly patio, relaxed atmosphere, and diverse menu of breakfast and lunch offerings, such as huevos rancheros, pulled pork omelets, French toast, Italian sausage subs, classic tuna melts, and lamb chops. Open daily 8am to 3pm. See Details
The Homemade Cafe The Homemade Cafe dishes up scrumptious breakfasts and refreshing mimosas in a bright diner-like setting with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Dig into menu favorites like steak and eggs, Denver omelettes, cinnamon swirl French toast, fried egg sandwiches, sausage grinders, tuna melts, and garden burgers. Open 7am to 2pm during the week and 8am to 3pm on weekends. See Details
Fume Varied menu includes salads, sandwiches, burgers, and tasty entrees such as Cajun spiced shrimp fettuccini, BBQ baby back ribs, and lamb sausage pizza. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Tiburon Tavern Tiburon features California cuisine sourced from local ingredients. Burgers, short ribs, and spicy clams are just some of what the menu offers. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Napa General Store Restaurant Classic American menu with a gorgeous dog-friendly outdoor patio overlooking the Napa River. Popular dishes include New England clam chowder, Chinese chicken salad, Tuscan pizza, and fish tacos. See Details
Walnut Park Grill Walnut Park Grill offers classic American eats in a casual dining setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Tasty options include cheeseburgers, patty melts, grilled chicken sandwiches, reubens, Greek salad, wings, and soft serve ice cream sundaes and shakes. Open daily 11am to 8pm. See Details
Two Bird Cafe At the Valley Inn Two Bird Cafe is a warm and inviting country restaurant offering hearty cuisine and outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Enjoy tasty selections such as steak and eggs, whole wheat pancakes, western omelettes, hot and cold sandwiches, cheese ravioli, oysters on the half shell, seared jumbo scallops, chicken parm, and pork medallions. Opens at 7am during the week and 8am on weekends. See Details
Balboa Cafe Sample from a French bistro style menu that includes omelettes, gulf blue crab cakes, roasted salmon, beef bourguignon, and country style pork chops. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables and water bowls and treats are available. Open for lunch Tuesday thru Friday at 11:30am and weekend brunch at 11am; closed Mondays. See Details
Speakeasy Speakeasy is reminiscent of an old-world style eatery where locals & visitors alike can mingle, have a drink, and most importantly, eat delicious food late into the night. Menu chicken enchiladas, lamb meatballs, steak melts, and shrimp creole. Dogs are welcome on the heated patio. See Details