Dog Friendly Barbecue Restaurants in San Diego, CA

There are 12 pet friendly barbecue restaurants in San Diego 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 San Diego. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bull's Smokin' BBQ
Bull's Smokin' BBQ Casual dining, succulent BBQ, and very dog friendly. They have a spacious patio area with sun shade where you can enjoy your food while Fido gnaws on a tasty beef bone. See Details
Pet Friendly Duck Dive
Duck Dive Contemporary menu fuses American, French, and Latin flavors in a casual beach location. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Home and Away Home & Away is Old Town’s only craft beer bar, sports bar, and gameday haven. There are 12 TVs, both indoors and out, and a large outdoor patio that is dog friendly. See Details
Cali Comfort BBQ Great breakfast & barbecue restaurant to bring man's best friend. Water bowls and treats for dogs upon request. Patio seating welcome dogs. See Details
BBQ House BBQ House has been serving San Diego since 1991, offering award-winning slow-smoked meats in a vibrant sports bar-like setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Dig into mouthwatering combo plates of jerk chicken, St. Louis ribs, beef brisket, and pulled pork, plus hearty barbecue sandwiches and yummy desserts like mud pie and deep fried Oreos. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
The Local Bar Beach eatery serves grinders and tacos. Dogs are allowed on the downstairs patio. See Details
Kansas City Barbeque Featured in Top Gun, Kansas City Barbeque is a dog-friendly spot for locals and tourists alike to grab a plate of barbecue in the "sleazy bar scene" location of the movie. Kansas City Barbeque has a full patio available for dog owners wanting to kick back and enjoy a beer alongside their furry friend. The restaurant's menu includes plates of chicken, pork, and burnt ends, a variety of sandwiches, hot wings, Mac-n-Cheese dishes, smoked hot dogs, corn on the cob, ribs, and more. Diners with room for dessert can dig into a homemade sweet such as sweet potato or walnut pie. Kansas City Barbeque is open for those who "feel the need, the need for speed" seven days a week from 11am to 2am. See Details
Abbey's Real Texas BBQ Abbey's Real Texas Bar-B-Q is a dog-friendly restaurant serving slow cooked meats made in smokers delivered straight from Texas. Dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of wings can do so alongside their furry friend at Abbey's outdoor table. The Bar-B-Q restaurant's menu includes starters, sandwiches, wraps, a range of sides such as Cole Slaw, Onion Rings, Elbow Macaroni, BBQ Pinto Beans, and Seasoned Yellow Rice, as well as sampler plates of brisket, pork, ribs, and chicken, salads, and more. Also on the menu, is the Texas Chainsaw Mammoth Sandwich, piled high with beef brisket, pulled pork, a hot dog or hot link, bacon, an over-easy egg, American cheese, onion rings, coleslaw, fries, bbq sauce, and ranch. Abbey's is open seven days a week from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Gaslamp BBQ Gaslamp BBQ is a dog-friendly restaurant serving smoked meats to locals and tourists alike. Dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of BBQ Chicken Fajitas can do so alongside their furry friend at one of its six outdoor tables. Gaslamp BBQ's menu includes starters such as Gaslamp Tacos, and Meatball Sliders, salads such as the BBQ Chicken Ceasar Salad, soups such as Chili Beans Soup, a range of burgers and sandwiches, and specialty platters such as Grilled Rib Eye Steak, Shrimp Scampi, and BBQ Smoked Half Roasted Chicken. Gaslamp BBQ is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 12am and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2am. See Details
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue L&L Hawaiian Barbecue started out as a chain of drive-in restaurants throughout the Hawaiian islands. Since then, they have spread their wings and flown to the mainland, bringing their signature Asian and American fusion with them. At L&L Hawaiian Barbecue on Clairemont Mesa Blvd, you'll find two pet-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you for local favorites like barbecue chicken: grilled boneless chicken marinated in tangy, Hawaii-inspired barbecue sauce; their Seafood combo, flavorful fried shrimp and fish fillet with your choice of beef, chicken, or short ribs; or a healthy garlic shrimp, shell-on shrimp fried with a savory butter and garlic sauce. 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
BT's Southern BBQ BT's Southern BBQ is a dog-friendly joint for "good Blues and great beer." Dog owners wanting to dig into a bowl of Tri-Tip Chili can do so alongside their canine at one of BT's six outdoor tables. BT's menu includes daily specials, salads, starters, bowls, sandwiches, Southern sides, plates of hot links, pulled pork and chicken, veggie skewers, turkey, brisket, ribs, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Deep Fried Moon Pie al A-mode or a Peach-Blackberry Cobbler. BT's Southern BBQ is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 8pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue L&L Hawaiian Barbecue started out as a chain of drive-in restaurants throughout the Hawaiian islands. Since then, they have spread their wings and flown to the mainland, bringing their signature Asian and American fusion with them. At L&L Hawaiian Barbecue on Sports Arena Blvd, you'll find two pet-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you for local favorites like barbecue chicken: grilled boneless chicken marinated in tangy, Hawaii-inspired barbecue sauce; their Seafood combo, flavorful fried shrimp and fish fillet with your choice of beef, chicken, or short ribs; or a healthy garlic shrimp, shell-on shrimp fried with a savory butter and garlic sauce. 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
Lil' Piggy's Bar-B-Q Very dog friendly. Waitress brought a bowl of water and a dog biscuit for my lab. Outside picnic table seating, fast service. Excellent BBQ brisket. See Details
Kaminski's Sports Lounge & BBQ Kaminski's combines the energy of sports bar with Southern hospitality to create the perfect dinner and drinks destination in Poway. They serve hickory smoked BBQ, spiced wings, flatbread pizza, mud pie and apple cobbler for dessert, and 20 beers on tap. Dogs are welcome on the shaded patio. See Details
Buckboard's BBQ & Brew Buckboard's BBQ & Brew, located in El Cajon, CA, is a casual BBQ joint that serves up a variety of delicious protein-laden fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Buckboard Burger - a half-pound burger topped with Thousand Island dressing and horseradish aioli on a brioche bun. Buckboard's BBQ & Brew is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Coops West Texas Barbeque Coops West Texas Barbeque, located in Lemon Grove, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious protein-laden dishes. Choose from menu options including beef brisket, pulled pork, spareribs, ribs, sausage, sandwiches, plates, potatoes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Spuds n� Que - a large baked potato stuffed with your choice of pulled pork, jerk chicken, or beef brisket, topped with butter, sour cream, and cheese! Or go for the Beef Rib Plate served with a slice of cornbread and two sides of your choice (red beans and rice, potato salad, collard greens, coleslaw, candied yams, mac and cheese, and more.) Coops West Texas Barbeque is open Tuesday through Friday from 11am to 9pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue L&L Hawaiian Barbecue started out as a chain of drive-in restaurants throughout the Hawaiian islands. Since then, they have spread their wings and flown to the mainland, bringing their signature Asian and American fusion with them. At L&L Hawaiian Barbecue on Sweetwater Road, you'll find four pet-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you for local favorites like barbecue chicken: grilled boneless chicken marinated in tangy, Hawaii-inspired barbecue sauce; their Seafood combo, flavorful fried shrimp and fish fillet with your choice of beef, chicken, or short ribs; or a healthy garlic shrimp, shell-on shrimp fried with a savory butter and garlic sauce. 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