Dog Friendly Restaurants in Carmel Valley, CA

There are 7 pet friendly restaurants in Carmel Valley 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 Valley. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cafe Rustica
Cafe Rustica Cafe Rustica offers country cooking in a European style setting with dog-friendly outdoor patio seating. Enjoy salads, sandwiches, wood-fired gourmet pizza, ravioli, rigatoni, grilled ribeye steak, and Hungarian beef goulash. Opens at 11am Tuesday thru Sunday; closed on Mondays. See Details
Pet Friendly Grasing's Coastal Cuisine
Grasing's Coastal Cuisine Grasing's Coastal Cuisine serves up traditional seafood fare in a relaxed seating with a patio for pups. See Details
Trailside Cafe & Beer Garden The Trailside Cafe and Beer Garden is a perfect stop-off point for dog owners after a walk on the trails. Their pet-friendly patio perfectly accommodates dogs and their owners. If you're looking for American favorites and pub grub, you can join them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The local favorites section of the menu includes a grilled cheese, three types of cheese with a cup of tomato basil soup; fish and chips, tempura Alaskan cod and homemade tartar sauce; Cafe Cheeseburger, half a pound bacon and chuck patty with brown ale and caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, and basil aioli with a choice of cheese. The Trailside Cafe and Beer Garden is open every day of the week from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Corkscrew Cafe Corkscrew Cafe in Carmel Valley, CA, is a dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. The menu changes daily and highlights the fresh herbs and produce grown in the restaurant's attached organic gardens. See Details
The Running Iron Restaurant & Saloon Running Iron Restaurant & Saloon features a wild west atmosphere, heated patio where dogs are welcome, and a wide variety of menu items, from killer burgers to fresh charbroiled Monterrey coast snapper. Open Monday through Friday at 11am. See Details
Roux Roux is an authentic French restaurant with a bright and airy patio and several dog-friendly tables. The daily menus offer lunch and dinner with dishes like caramelized braised endives, yucca fries, and the open-faced steak and egg sandwich. Larger entrees include plates like pan-roasted chicken or surf and turf paella. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm with mimosas, sangria, and a wide selection of French classics. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 12pm to 2pm, and dinner is served seven days a week from 5pm to 10pm. Reservations are highly suggested, especially for brunch. See Details
Jerome's Carmel Valley Market Jerome's Carmel Valley Market in Carmel Valley, CA, offers a few outdoor, dog-friendly tables on the patio. Pick up items inside for a picnic outside with Fido! They carry local and organic produce and made-to-order sandwiches, cheese and baked goods. Please note that Fido will need to wait outside while you go inside to pick up your food items. See Details
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
Hog's Breath Inn Hog's Breath Inn serves up burgers in a Western-inspired dining room and a nice courtyard patio where dogs are welcome. See Details
Domenico's On The Wharf Domenico's On The Wharf serves up Italian and seafood dishes in a pretty setting with a dog-friendly patio. 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
Esteban Restaurant Located in the Casa Munras Hotel, Estabans serves up some delicious authentic Spanish tapas. Don't forget the Mojtos or Sangria! They have a beautiful patio with a fire pit and heat lamps to keep you and your poochie warm while you dine. See Details
Elli's Great American Restaurant Elli's Great American Restaurant, located in Salinas, CA, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American dishes. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Calamari Strips tossed with lemon, parsley, red pepper flakes, and garlic, fried to perfection, then served with cocktail and tartar sauce. Next, chow down on the Philly Inferno Sandwich with roast beef, grilled onions, serrano peppers, and provolone cheese on ciabatta bread. Or go for Dominick's Mediterranean Pizza topped with white sauce, sauteed spinach, feta cheese, grilled chicken, oven-dried tomatoes, mozzarella, and asiago cheese. Elli's Great American Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 8am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Melville Tavern Melville Tavern, located in Monterey, CA, is a casual, dog-friendly bar and eatery that serves up creative American cuisine. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pasta, seafood, pork, and more. See Details
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is a popular chain of seafood restaurants offering a fun movie-themed setting in with dog-friendly seating. See Details
Toasties Cafe Toasties Cafe specializes in traditional breakfast and lunch eats in a casual setting with dog-friendly patio seating. Choose from tasty options like homemade hash, steak and eggs, Benedicts, homestyle omelettes, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Open 6:30am to 3pm Monday thru Saturday and 7am to 2pm on Sunday. See Details
The C Restaurant + Bar Located at the elegant InterContinental The Clement Monterey hotel, The C Restaurant serves delicious seafood dishes such as ceviche, chilled oysters, day boat scallops, and wild sea bass. The climate-controlled dog-friendly patio is wonderfully situated next to the water with pristine views of Monterey Bay. See Details
Cafe Fina Café Fina is a full-service fine dining restaurant, serving lunch and dinner. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
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
Peter B's Brewpub Awesome brewpub with good american/bar food and craft beer. Shaded outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Abalonetti Bar & Grill Abalonetti Bar & Grill, located in Monterey, CA, is a casual seafood-inspired eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal; they even offer a dog menu! Humans can enjoy almost a dozen varieties of squid dishes — many found only at Abalonetti's including their exclusive Buffalo Calamari. In addition to their fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches, steaks, and pizza are also available. 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
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