Dog Friendly American Restaurants in San Rafael, CA

There are 5 pet friendly American restaurants in San Rafael that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 91 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 San Rafael. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Crepevine
Crepevine In addition to sweet and savory crepes, Crepevine serves sandwiches, pasta, and a full breakfast menu. Front outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly RangeCafe Bar & Grill
RangeCafe Bar & Grill The RangeCafe serves smoked chicken salad, home-style meatloaf, Baja fish tacos, and churros for dessert. Spacious outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
The Panama Hotel Restaurant Settled in a Victorian Inn from 1910, the Panama Hotel Restaurant offers an organic seasonal menu. Dogs are welcome at outdoor dining tables. See Details
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving San Rafael locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Northgate Drive can head to one of Applebee's twelve outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Double Crunch Bone-In Wings, smothered in Honey BBQ sauce, alongside Fido. The grill and bar's menu includes appetizers such as Chicken Wonton Tacos, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, and Cheeseburger Egg Rolls, pasta, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Blue Hawaiian Long Island Iced Tea and a Triple Chocolate Meltdown to top it all off. See Details
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving locals and tourists alike. Visitors can head to one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Double Crunch Bone-In Wings, smothered in Honey BBQ sauce, alongside Fido. The grill and bar's menu includes appetizers such as Chicken Wonton Tacos, and Spinach and Artichoke Dip, pasta, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Blue Hawaiian Long Island Iced Tea and a Triple Chocolate Meltdown to top it all off. See Details
Universal Cafe Universal Cafe has been a Mission District staple since 1994, offering an ever changing New American menu featuring a rotating roster of awesome seasonal eats as well as dog-friendly outdoor seating. Sample delicious dishes like house gnocchi with blue cheese, mushroom ravioli, roasted chicken, and char-grilled country pork chops, plus weekday and weekday brunch food. Open for dinner Monday thru Friday at 5:30pm. 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
Plouf Plouf serves upscale seafood dishes in the Financial District in a festive alley-way with dog-friendly terrace seating. Menu consists of clam chowder, oysters, mussels, seasonal sorbet, and vanilla bean creme brulee. Call ahead for hours. 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
Mel's Drive-In Mel's Drive-In is an iconic '50s-themed, dog-friendly restaurant in San Francisco offering breakfast, lunch and dinner items, as well as famous malts, shakes and desserts. Fido can join you at an outdoor table or dine from the comfort of your car together! See Details
Rick & Ann's The dog-friendly Rick & Ann's has been offering delicious dishes just like mom used to make for over 25 years. Sample breakfast and lunch options such as buttermilk pancakes, cheese omelettes, chicken pot pie, mac and cheese, BLTs, and Niman Ranch beef burgers. Dogs are welcome in the cozy outdoor seating area. Open daily 7:30am to 3pm. 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
Cafe Flore Cafe Flore has been offering tasty eats, a casual setting, and dog-friendly outdoor seating to locals and tourists alike since 1973. Menu includes flank steak salad, chicken pot pie, mac and cheese, wagyu burgers, and fresh made lobster ravioli. Open 10am to midnight Monday thru Friday, 8am to midnight on weekends. 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
MoMo's MoMo's offers American food in a sleek atmosphere with plenty of dog-friendly outdoor seating. Hearty menu choices include baked mac and cheese, Thai chili glazed wings, margherita pizza, spiced lamb burgers, gumbo, and prime New York steak. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday, 11am on Saturday, and 10am on Sunday. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Cafeina Cafeina uses organic, locally grown ingredients for delicious drinks and eats, and offers outdoor seating for dogs. Menu includes croissant breakfast sandwiches, salads, quiche, wraps, and a variety of hot and cold coffee drinks and fresh juices. Opens at 7am Monday thru Saturday; closed on Sundays. See Details
BrainWash Cafe Laundromat The iconic San Francisco cafe and laundromat serves breakfast, burgers, wings, and beer and wine, together with live nightly stand-up comedy entertainment. Dogs are welcome at sidewalk tables. See Details