Dog Friendly Restaurants in Carmel, CA

There are 34 dog-friendly restaurants in Carmel 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 Carmel. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Forge
The Forge The Forge, formerly known as Forge in the Forest, is a bistro-style eatery in Carmel, CA, where Fido is welcome to join you on their dog-friendly patio named, The Pound Patio. Pooches may order specialty items from their own Canine Cuisine menu. The patio is heaters and has fireplaces for chilly nights. The restaurant features gourmet dishes for lunch and dinner such as San Francisco style fondue, chicken satay lollipops, curry chicken paninis, Margherita pizza, fettuccine Alfredo, skirt steak and more. The Canine Cuisine menu offers items such as a cup of kibble, the Hot Diggity Dog, a Quarter Hounder, and Hen House Chicken Strips. See Details
Pet Friendly SUR at the Barnyard
SUR at the Barnyard Located in what was once the famed Thunderbird Bookstore in Carmel, Billy Quon's SUR at The Barnyard is a dog-friendly restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table and will even get to order from the Doggy Menu! While your pup chows down on chicken, salmon or even steak, you'll be treated to SUR's variety of dishes like its famous cheese bread, Chef Herman's chicken and waffles, salmon tacos, shrimp linguine or the Kona Steak Plate. Reservations are strongly recommended. See Details
Carmel Belle Carmel Belle prides itself in using sustainable, organic, and hormone-free/grass-fed ingredients in all its dishes, and offers dog-friendly outdoor tables with treats and water bowls. Menu features tasty breakfast, lunch, and dinner options such as green eggs and ham, stone-cut oatmeal, hot and cold sandwiches, quinoa mac and cheese, and meatloaf. See Details
Carmel Bistro Carmel's Bistro Giovanni features dog-friendly outdoor seating and a menu of authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Menu includes salads, pizzettas, crab cakes, osso bucco, lamb shank, chicken marsala, and lobster ravioli, and over a dozen pasta entrees. See Details
From Scratch From Scratch prepares wonderful breakfasts and light lunches and dinners and features a patio that welcomes dogs. Tasty offerings include eggs Florentine, banana walnut pancakes, homemade chili, Chinese chicken salad, BLTs, tuna melts, and black and blue cheeseburgers. Open 8am to 2:30pm seven days a week. See Details
Hog's Breath Inn Formerly owned by Clint Eastwood, Hog's Breath Inn is a well-known dog-friendly restaurant in Carmel, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on their heated patio as you experience the old west at this popular establishment, and they even offer a dog menu! Their human menu features classic American comfort food and signature dishes such as Hog's Baby Back Ribs. See Details
Village Corner Bistro Come savor the culinary influences of the "Old World" and enjoy Spanish Paella, Greek and California salads, pastas from the sunny isle of Capri, and fresh local seafood. Compliment your meal with good wines. Relax on the patio by the fire with our cappuccino and Tiramisu and watch your friends stroll by. They have breakfast, lunch and dinner and dogs are welcome on the outside patio which has a nice central fire pit for chilly morning or evening. See Details
Terry's Lounge This chill lounge located in the landmark Cypress Inn offers an upscale California style menu, a sophisticated lineup of Golden Age of Hollywood cocktails, and a dog-friendly patio that hosts regular Yappy Hours. Choose from an array of delicious dishes such as grilled steak salad, truffle-mushroom ravioli, Moroccan chicken, shrimp scampi, and braised short ribs. See Details
Basil Seasonal Dining Restaurant Fresh seafood and organic fruits and vegetables highlight a vibrant menu of delectable dishes. The heated patio is dog friendly. See Details
PortaBella The dog-friendly PortaBella in Carmel, CA, serves Italian fare with a lovely outdoor heated patio that welcomes pups with a dog menu, water in a silver ice bucket, and a white napkin. The “Happy Dog Menu” at PortaBella has 4 different options, including a $30 filet mignon. There are also less pricey dog menu items including veggies and rice, a burger patty, or grilled chicken, all for $10 or less. Humans enjoy pasta, osso buco, seafood dishes, sandwiches, and other Italian specialties. See Details
The Carmel Coffee House Carmel Coffee House offers small batch coffee roasted onsite, along with light breakfast and lunch fare and dog-friendly patio seating. See Details
Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting is a dog-friendly coffee shop serving hand-crafted drinks made from the finest organic Arabica beans, roasted locally in small batches. Visitors to Carmel craving a cup of joe can bring Fido and head to one of Carmel Valley's seven outdoor tables to enjoy. The shop's menu is made up of hot and iced coffees, teas, sandwiches, and baked goods. 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
Toro Toro is a dog-friendly sushi restaurant in Carmel, CA where your leashed, well-behaved dog is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Offering quality Japanese cuisine, you will want to try sakes from their sake collection, as well as try their Hamachi Carpaccio and Maine Squeeze sushi roll! See Details
Lugano Swiss Bistro Lugano Swiss Bistro is a dog-friendly restaurant located in Carmel, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table and is sure to enjoy his very own meal from Lugano's Doggie Menu. The menu for Fido includes grilled New York steak, diced chicken, rice, and carrots. Lugano Swiss Bistro is best known for serving the very best of French, Swiss and German cuisine. See Details
Casanova Welcome to Casanova, a culinary experience that echoes the South of France & Northern Italy in the center of Carmel. Their style and ambiance is matched by a standard of excellence in food and service that has brought worldwide acclaim. The menu features California cheeses, small plates, house-made pasta, and entrees like pork chops, osso buco, and rack of lamb. In addition, the hand dug Wine Cellar has received numerous awards for its outstanding selection of global wines. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Flaherty's Oyster Bar and Grill Flaherty's Oyster Bar and Grill prides itself on providing the freshest seafood possible, using only the finest ingredients. Patio tables allow dogs. See Details
Allegro Gourmet Pizzeria Allegro is one part Italian restaurant and one part wine bar, offering gourmet pizza and wine by the glass, all of which can be enjoyed on the dog-friendly patio. Other menu options includes soup, salads, sandwiches, pasta, and seasonal desserts. See Details
Anton & Michel Anton & Michel is an elegant restaurant with a romantic patio that welcomes dogs, who are sure to enjoy the calming sounds of the fountain. See Details
Il Fornaio Carmel Fido can join you at one of the ten tables outside Il Fornaio, a pet-friendly restaurant located within the Pine Inn in Carmel, CA. Enjoy delicious Italian eats including pasta, pizza, seafood, chicken and more. Guests are encouraged to call ahead and make a reservation prior to visiting. Be sure to mention your pup will be joining as well. See Details
La Balena La Balena serves truly authentic Italian cuisine such as grilled octopus, osso buco, and squid ink pasta. Outdoor umbrella tables are dog friendly. See Details
Carmel, CA, US