Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Ventura, CA

There are 14 pet friendly American restaurants in Ventura 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 Ventura. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cafe Nouveau
Cafe Nouveau Housed in a charming 1920s era Spanish bungalow, Cafe Nouveau offers California cuisine and a heated, dog-friendly patio surrounded by lush Mediterranean gardens. Menu features ahi avocado rolls, bamboo pot stickers, blue lump crab cakes, ancho chile pork, chimichuri chicken, grilled tofu, and herb crusted halibut. See Details
Pet Friendly 805 Bar & Grilled Cheese
805 Bar & Grilled Cheese Located in Ventura Harbor, The 805 Bar and Grilled Cheese specializes in unique gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches in a modern setting with dog-friendly patio seating. Come enjoy one of several fine sandwiches, like The Crave and Blue Heaven, paired with a beautifully made cocktail, craft beer, or glass of wine. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Noah's New York Bagels Noah's New York Bagel specializes in an extensive selection of fresh-baked bagels daily, and offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. Choose from tasty bagel flavors such as blueberry, chocolate chip, pretzel, sourdough, and rosemary olive, plus egg sandwiches, deli sandwiches and melts, and sweet treats for dessert. Open daily 6am to 4pm. See Details
Barrelhouse 101 Barrelhouse 101 is a lively bar and grill serving salads, wings, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, and over 100 beers on tap. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly with a doggie menu. See Details
DW's Country Cafe DW's offers a hometown feel to the dining experience. Omelettes, eggs Benedict, and biscuits and gravy top the breakfast menu, while burgers, BBQ beef sandwiches, and BLT's make the lunch menu yummy. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Traveler Cafe Great spot for breakfast and lunch. Menu includes scramble bowls, Belgian waffles, Argentine beef sandwiches, Santa Fe BBQ-style chicken, and Cuban fried plantains for dessert. Patio seating is dog friendly and treats and water bowls are available. Traveler Cafe opens at 8am Monday through Saturday and 9am on Sunday. See Details
Winchesters Grill & Saloon Located in the heart of downtown Ventura for nearly 20 years, Winchesters features a full service bar with 45 whiskeys and one of the largest craft beer selections in the state. A hearty bar and grill menu offers fried duck strips, Angus beef sliders, tri-tip chili, bison burgers, grilled crab sandwiches, boneless rib-eye steak, and center cut pork chops. Dogs are welcome at patio tables. See Details
Duke's Griddle 'n Grill This beachside spot in Ventura, California has two pet-friendly outdoor patios where you can sit with your dog. Stop by early on Saturday or Sunday for Wiki Wiki breakfast, with everything from Breakfast Burritos to Steak and Eggs. For lunch and dinner, there are local seafood specials including Salmon and Snapper. They also have sandwiches, burritos, tacos, and burgers, which previous diners give high marks. Craft beers and cocktails are available to go along with your meal. Open Monday through Thursday 11am to 9pm, Friday 11am to 11pm, Saturday 8am to 11pm, and Sunday 8am to 9pm. See Details
Mimi's Cafe Open all day, Mimi's Cafe on E Main Street is a great place to bring Fido for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This neighborhood cafe serves lots of American dishes, like soups, appetizers, sides, items from the grill, and a number of classic dishes. If you're looking for a taste of France, you can try something from their Touch of France menu. This European selection includes coastal shrimp pasta, roasted chicken crepes, chicken and shrimp jambalaya, quiche Florentine, and Provencal veggie pasta. For dessert, you can indulge in a French silk slab pie, a chocolate custard petite parfait, or a slice of creme brulee cheesecake. See Details
Fatburger Fatburger, located in Ventura, is a casual American eatery that serves up tasty burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. If you're extra hungry, you can take on the XXXL Fatburger Challenge! This behemoth consists of three half-pound patties topped with lettuce, tomato, mustard, relish, diced onions, pickles, mayo, and cheddar cheese. Take down this beast and earn a spot on the XXXchallenge Wall of Fame! 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 Telephone Road has nine 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
Foster's Freeze Foster's Freeze, located in Ventura, is a casual American-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty food. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, ice cream, shakes, floats, smoothies, sundaes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Big Boss Burger topped with Swiss, American cheese, bacon, fried onion rings, lettuce, tomato, pickles, and Foster's special sauce. Don't leave before you order a sweet treat! Try their Banana Split - vanilla soft serve topped with chocolate, triple berry, pineapple, whipped cream, nuts, a split banana, and a cherry! 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
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 S Victoria 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
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 E Main Street, 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
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
Rincon Brewery Rincon offers refreshing Belgian-style brews, and a menu of burgers, sandwiches, and fish and chips, Patio is dog friendly. See Details
The Oak Dine al fresco with your dog under The Oak's vine-covered pergola and enjoy panoramic views of the golf course and mountains at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa. The Oak uses locally-sourced ingredients and menu items include yellowtail tuna ceviche, Jidori chicken with walnut pesto, and pecorino tortellini with decadent truffles. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 6:30 am until 9 pm. A breakfast buffet is available on Saturday and brunch is served on Sunday. See Details
Padaro Beach Grill Padaro Beach Grill, located in Carpinteria, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety 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 Calamari served with house tartar and cocktail sauce. Next, chow down on the Fire Roasted Chili Burger topped with fresh roasted chilies, house-marinated red onions, cilantro, melted jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayo. Or go for the Fish Tacos filled with fresh grilled red snapper, shredded cabbage, tomato, avocado, and cilantro cream sauce, served with handmade corn tortilla chips and pico de gallo. Padaro Beach Grill is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 8pm, Friday from 10:30am to 8:30pm, Saturday from 11am to 8:30pm, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
Gandolfo's New York Deli Gandolfo's NY Delicatessen brings you the taste and feel of New York's most famous sandwiches. Orders must be placed inside then taken out to dog-friendly patio. See Details
Jack's Bistro & Famous Bagels Jack's Bistro & Famous Bagels serves fresh and tasty breakfast and lunch fare in a casual and cozy setting with dog-friendly outside seating. A menu chock-full of hearty and flavorful options includes corned beef scrambles, huevos rancheros, eggs Benedict, French toast, clam chowder, BBQ chicken salad, turkey mushroom burgers, tuna melts, Cajun chicken sandwiches, and veggie paninis. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at front outdoor tables. Jack's Bistro is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 3pm and weekends 7am to 3pm. See Details
Hook Burger Hook Burger, located in Oxnard, is a casual eatery that serves up dishes prepared with fresh, quality ingredients. Choose from menu options including salads, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the California Burger topped with roasted red peppers, onions, melted jack cheese, avocado, seasoned arugula, tomato, honey Dijon, and mayo. Or go for the Mushroom Burger topped with fresh mushrooms, sauteed garlic, chopped bacon, sour cream, chives, melted jack cheese, red leaf lettuce, tomato, and Dijon mayo. If you're not in the mood for a burger, try the Cobb Salad with chopped romaine hearts, chopped tomato, red onion, bacon, egg, gorgonzola, avocado, grilled chicken, and house red wine vinaigrette. 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
Mupu Grill Mupu's menu includes clam chowder, chili, turkey clubs, and meatloaf. Front outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Adolfo Grill and Daily Bar Adolfo Grill and Daily Bar is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy handcrafted local cuisine for Camarillo locals and tourists alike. Adolfo offers ten outdoor tables to dog owners with Fido in tow wanting to dig into a plate of Calamari Steak Strips served with a house made sriracha aioli dip. The Grill and Daily Bar's menu is comprised of starters, salads, sandwiches, and entrees such as Fish and Chips, Grilled Ravioli, Rack of Lamb, Roasted Chicken Breast, and Filet Mignon. Adolfo Grill and Bar is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to close and on Sundays for brunch from 11am to 2pm and lunch and dinner from 2pm to 8pm. See Details
Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro Corktree Cellars has four dog-friendly tables outside. Also known as the Cork, their kitchen dishes up lots of tapas dishes, charcuterie boards, salads, sandwiches, burgers, entrees and more. Local diners recommend a few items from the tapas menu to share with Fido. The tapas items include tuna tartar, lobster mac, crispy calamari rings, seasonal flatbread pizza, ceviche, and little bits of steak. Corktree Cellars is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday to Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 9:00pm. See Details