Dog Friendly Restaurants in Aptos, CA

There are 15 dog-friendly restaurants in Aptos that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide 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 Aptos. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bittersweet Bistro
Bittersweet Bistro Recognized by locals as one of the top restaurants in Aptos and Santa Cruz County, Bittersweet Bistro offers an American Bistro Cuisine style dinner menu with Mediterranean influences. Outstanding dessert menu and an award-winning wine list are served in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Well-behaved dogs welcomed on the outdoor patio from 8:00 am-2:30 pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Red Apple Cafe
Red Apple Cafe Red Apple Cafe will tempt you with their yummy breakfast and brunch menu and outdoor seating for leashed dogs. See Details
Palapas Restaurant Palapas Restaurant and Cantina offers several dog-friendly seats around the outdoor bar so you can soak up the sun with Fido. The menu is composed of Mexican cuisine seafood, steak, pork, chicken, and vegetarian dishes. House specials include the Steak Ranchero and Chiles Rellenos among others. You'll also find burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, and a few American style dishes. The bar serves up a large list of beer, liquor, and specialty drinks like the ever popular margaritas. Palapas Restaurant and Cantina is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm and Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Sno-White Drive In This fast food spot on State Park Drive has four dog-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along. Sno-White Drive In has American classics like burgers, hot dogs, made-to-order sandwiches, fries and more. There are value items and snacks you can pick up, including corn dogs, grilled cheese, and tacos. Check the site for the new or special items, and you may find Garlic Bread Melts or Animal Fries. For the sweet stuff, Sno-White Drive In has soft serve cones, sundaes, and milkshakes. 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
The Farm Bakery & Cafe The Farm Bakery & Cafe serves up a delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner eats in a relaxing atmosphere where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Popular menu choices include French toast, huevos rancheros, Florentine omelettes, turkey burgers, grilled tri-tip sandwiches, mac and cheese, and veggie lasagna. Open 7am to 6pm Monday thru Saturday and 7am to 5pm on Sunday. See Details
Sanderlings Restaurant Located at Seascape Beach Resort, Sanderlings features a contemporary menu prepared with local ingredients. There are lots of dog-friendly tables outside for you and Fido to enjoy while you indulge in something from the eclectic menu for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. If you're joining them for breakfast, you may want to try one of the specialties on the menu, such as the Seascape Benedict: poached eggs, Canadian bacon, hollandaise, muffin, and a choice of hash browns or fruit. Sanderlings is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 12am and Saturday to Sunday from 7am to 12am. See Details
The Palm Deli The Palm Deli is a dog-friendly, comfortable eatery serving a self-proclaimed "diverse clientele," ranging from students to professionals to beachgoers, sports fans, and parents grabbing a meal for their family. The Palm Deli offers a few outdoor tables to dog owners with Fido in tow wanting to dig into a Hawaiian Heaven sandwich on sourdough, piled high with thinly sliced ham, pineapple chutney, sweet hot mustard, Swiss cheese, and mayo. The Deli's menu includes cold sandwiches, panini-style favorites such as the Island Reuben, Palm Muffaletta, and Southwest Grilled Cheese, vegetarian dishes, soups, salads, breakfast items such as bagels and burritos, and dishes such as Meatloaf Lover's, BBQ Tri-Tip, and Primetime at the Palm. Former customers recommend ordering the Macaroni Salad to accompany your meal. The Palm Deli is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm and Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 5pm. See Details
Erik's DeliCafe Erik's DeliCafe, located at Rancho Del Mar, Aptos, is a casual delicatessen-style eatery that serves up a variety of delectable fare. Choose from menu options including soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Pilgrim's Progress Sandwich with slices of fresh turkey breast, fresh avocado, secret sauce, slivered red onion, fresh tomato, and locally-grown sprouts on 9-grain wheat bread. Or go for the Rio Grande Club with turkey breast, hickory-smoked bacon, pepper jack cheese, guacamole, secret sauce, tomato, and lettuce on a toasted ciabatta roll. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
The Hideout The Hideout is a dog-friendly restaurant in Aptos, CA, serving fresh local ingredients. Dog owners can head to one of eight outdoor tables to sip on a specialty cocktail alongside their pup. Along with gluten-free items, The Hideout serves starters, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta dishes, and dinner entrees such as merlot-braised short ribs, a BBQ glazed pork chop, pistachio-crusted chicken, and more. See Details
Pizza My Heart Pizza My Heart is a dog-friendly restaurant in Aptos with two pet-friendly tables outside. This local pizzeria provides New York and gourmet-style pizzas that utilize unusual flavor combinations. Amongst the large array of pies is the Most Popular: rich tomato sauce, pepperoni, ham, green peppers, mushrooms, and Italian sausage. You're also welcome to create your own pie by choosing from a variety of toppings. See Details
Starbucks Aptos Whether you're getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location in Aptos has four pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring Fido along. They don't have a full dog menu, but they do offer Puppuccinos on request. They serve a variety of coffee drinks, refreshers, teas and their popular frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. There are also food items including breakfast and lunch sandwiches, as well as pastries. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie Fido up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Pixie Deli & Good Eats Pixie Deli & Good Eats in Aptos, CA is pet friendly. Your leashed pup can join you at an outdoor table for a bite. Start your morning with a bagel or French toast and return for a pesto chicken sandwich. Please note table service isn't available, so Fido must remain outside while you order. See Details
Zameen Aptos Zameen is a pet-friendly restaurant in Aptos, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their 12 outdoor tables. They offer a Californian twist on Mediterranean street food for you to enjoy. See Details
Marianne's Ice Cream Marianne's Ice Cream is a pet-friendly establishment in Aptos, CA. Bring Fido with you while you enjoy a sweet treat at one of the two tables on the patio. Ice cream is available in a wide variety of flavors, toppings and serving styles. See Details
Pacific Coffee Roasting Co. Pacific Coffee Roasting Co. offers pet-friendly outdoor seating in Aptos, CA. Bring Fido along while you enjoy caffeine and light eats at one of the umbrella-covered tables on the spacious patio. Their menu includes coffee, tea, pastries, bagels, oatmeal, sandwiches, desserts and more. See Details
Betty Burgers Betty Burgers serves up delicious burgers, malts, sweet potato fries, and a friendly place for Fido at their outdoor dining tables. Hours of operation are 11am to 9pm Sunday through Thursday and 11am to 9:30pm Friday and Saturday. See Details
Crepe Place Casual, crepe focused food, funky and fun. Friendly staff. Great vibe! See Details
Gabriella Cafe Gabriella Cafe's sensational menu changes with the seasons. The small outdoor seating are welcomes well-behaved dogs. Gabriella Cafe opens at 11:30am during the week and 11am on weekends. See Details
Haute Enchilada Cafe Peruse local artwork while sampling from a varied menu of seafood and Mexican-inspired dishes at the dog-friendly Haute Enchilada Cafe in Moss Landing, CA. Fido is welcome on the outdoor "secret garden" patio. See Details
Aldo's Aldo's serves fresh seafood and pasta and is situated in the Santa Cruz Harbor. They have a roomy patio which is very dog friendly. See Details
Aptos, CA, US