Dog Friendly Restaurants in Costa Mesa, CA

There are 65 pet friendly restaurants in Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Beach Pit BBQ
Beach Pit BBQ Beach Pit BBQ serves traditional Southern-style barbecue with a California twist in a modern rustic setting with a spacious outdoor seating area that welcomes dogs. Enjoy dry rubbed, slow-smoked meats like beef brisket, pulled pork, turkey breast, sausage, and St. Louis style ribs, plus hot wings, salads, sandwiches, and tacos. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Pet Friendly Old Vine Cafe
Old Vine Cafe Breakfast, lunch and small plates dinners with great wine list located in The Camp. Pets welcome at outdoor tables, and in the on-site store. See Details
Plum's Cafe and Catering Plum's Cafe has a few dog-friendly outdoor tables. Get there early to avoid a wait. See Details
Side Street Cafe Side Street Cafe has dog-friendly seating and offers lots of tasty sandwiches and salads, along with a different homemade soup each day. See Details
Empanada's Place Empanada's Place serves a variety of tasty and affordable empanadas in a friendly atmosphere where pups are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
The Golden Truffle Chef -owned French-Caribbean spot with creative menu for the foodie that changes daily. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Wingnuts Wingnuts serves wings, wings, and more wings in a congenial atmosphere where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Choose from over 40 flavors of wings from tame to blazing hot, plus additional menu options like smoked pork ribs, sliders, burgers, salads, and sandwiches. Open Monday through Saturday 11am to 11pm and 11am to 10pm on Sunday. See Details
The Harp Inn Classic pub eats with an Irish spin. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Bistro Papillote French bistro serves crepes, quiche, and sandwiches. Patio tables are dog friendly. See Details
La Vida Cantina La Vida Cantina offers a vibrant atmosphere with a spacious dog-friendly patio to enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine. Choose from a variety of refreshing margaritas and delicious dishes such as chile verde enchiladas, empanadas, carne asada, chicken fajitas, and churros for dessert. Call ahead for hours of operation. See Details
Cucina Roma Charming New York style pasta house serving classic Italian fare using homemade recipes handed down through the generations. Patio seating is dog friendly. Only open for dinner. See Details
In-N-Out Burger Want to really treat your pup? Order a "Protein Style" burger off the secret menu here and he'll get an all beef patty, minus the bun. Yum! See Details
Panera Bread The dog-friendly Panera Bread's eclectic deli/bakery menu includes soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, and pastries and cookies for dessert. Great place for a light lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Waffleholic Artsy cafe serves a variety of sweet and savory waffles, such as the Denver Stomp, Chop House, and Banana Nut. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Turnip Rose Cafe The Turnip Rose Cafe is a dog-friendly spot to find breakfast, lunch, or dinner in Costa Mesa. Dog owners can head to one of its six outdoor tables to enjoy a Baja Chicken Club alongside their canine companion. The Cafe's menu includes salads, hearty soups, sandwiches, paninis, enchiladas, burgers, hot dogs, bagels, omelets, quiche, and more. Sangria, wine, champagne, and beer are available to wash it all down. The Turnip Rose Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 8:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am to 8:00pm. See Details
Gypsy Den Gypsy Den, located in Costa Mesa, is a contemporary American cafe that serves up a variety of vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes along with a few options for the carnivores, as well. Choose from menu options including French toast, egg dishes, breakfast burritos, avocado toast, starters, salads, soups, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, enchiladas, pitas, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Hummus and Pita - roasted garlic and red pepper hummus served with freshly sliced carrots and cucumbers. Next, chow down on the Tuna Melt with house-made tuna mixed with green apples, celery, and mayo, with tomatoes and melted cheddar. Or go for the Kale and Beet Salad with baby kale, candied walnuts, goat cheese, sliced oranges, pickled beets, and orange vinaigrette. See Details
La Vida Cantina La Vida Cantina is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant and bar. With twenty-five possible seating options outside, you and Fido will be spoilt for choice. The pet-friendly seating isn't the only part of La Vida which will leave you loco trying to decide, their menu is extensive as well, and includes Mexican favorites like quesadillas, fajitas, and enchiladas del Mar. One of their signature dishes is La Vida Burrito, stuffed with carne asada, refried beans, Mexican rice, jack cheese, sour cream, avocado, pico de gallo, tomatillo and guajillo salsa. La Vida Cantina is open Monday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, Tuesday from 3:00pm to 1:30am, Wednesday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, Thursday from 12:00pm to 1:00am, Friday from 12:00pm to 1:30am, Saturday from 11:00am to 1:30am, Sunday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Pitfire Artisan Pizza Pitfire Artisan Pizza, located in Costa Mesa, is a trendy pizzeria that serves up a myriad of delicious eats. Choose from menu options including starters, small plates, salads, pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their one pet-friendly outdoor table while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Whipped Ricotta and Charred Flatbread with fresh oregano and olive oil. Next, chow down on the Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Pizza topped with whipped cream, garlic oil, fresh mozzarella, Brussels sprout leaves, crispy bacon, grated parmesan, chili flakes, and Maldon salt. Or go for the Honey Bear Pie topped with sausage, ricotta, honey, Calabrian chili, bee pollen, and chili flakes. If you're not in the mood for pizza, try the Fire-Roasted Chicken Sandwich with prosciutto, gouda, pesto mayo, onions, tomatoes, and mixed greens. 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
Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop, located in Costa Mesa, is a casual eatery that serves up fresh American cuisine prepared with wholesome ingredients (they offer plenty of vegetarian-friendly dishes!) Choose from menu options including starters, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, tacos, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Artisanal Cheese Platter, then chow down on the Turkey Burger with avocado, turkey bacon, caramelized onions, homemade relish, grilled tomato, and Greenleaf pomegranate aioli. Or go for the Antioxidant Orchard Salad with baby mixed greens, grapes, celery, walnuts, dried berries, apples, bleu cheese, mint, red onion, cucumbers, berries, pomegranate whole grain mustard vinaigrette, and a pan-roasted salmon filet. 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
Tavern+Bowl Tavern and Bowl is a dog-friendly scratch kitchen and bowling alley serving Costa Mesa locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Tavern and Bowl can bring Fido and head to one of its five outdoor tables to dig into a Crispy Chicken Sandwich piled with crispy chicken, cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickles, and garlic aioli. The kitchen's menu is comprised of appetizers such as Bacon Jam Sliders, Ten-Pin Nachos, and Bacon Mac 'N' Cheese Balls, as well as, wings, salads, burgers, sandwiches, pizzas, Tavern Tacos and Beer-Battered Fish and Chips. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Triple Threat Chocolate Brownie or Donuts in a Bag. Tavern and Bowl is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 12am and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2am. See Details
Milk + Honey Milk and Honey has been described as an adorable little cafe. This dog-friendly coffee shop has three tables outside. You can order something from the organic coffee bar, including Lavender Americano, espresso macchiato, or cappuccino. Accompany your hot beverage with one of the food specialties, such as oatmeal and fruit, turkey sandwich, or a pizza bagel. To finish, the shaved ice is a popular sweet treat. The milk and honey special is a bowl of strawberry ice with strawberries, bananas, kiwi and mochi, topped with red azuki bean. Milk and Honey is open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 10pm, Friday from 7am to 11pm, Saturday from 8am to 11pm, and Sunday from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Rooster Cafe Rooster Cafe, located in Costa Mesa, CA, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious breakfast and lunch fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Huevos Rancheros - two eggs over easy with black beans, cheddar cheese, house-made salsa, and avocado on a corn tortilla, served with red potatoes. Or drop by for lunch and chow down on the Hot Pastrami Sandwich with pastrami, Swiss cheese, pickles, and mustard on squaw bread. Rooster Cafe is open Sunday through Thursday from 7am to 3pm, and Friday through Saturday from 7am to 3pm, then 7pm to 1am. See Details
Ramen Yamadaya Ramen Yamadaya on Baker Street has four pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to sit with your dog. Get your noodle on at Ramen Yamadaya, where they have a variety of ramen dishes like the basic pork Yamadaya Shio, the rich Yamadaya Kotteri, and the very spicy Hell Ramen. They also have Kakuni ramen, for those looking for a porkbelly fix. Ramen Yamadaya offers rice bowls and bento boxes, plus snacks like Kara-age Chicken, Pork Buns, and Gyoza. For something sweet, how about the fish shaped and adorable Taiyaki cake, or the cool and chewy Mochi Ice Cream. See Details
Taco Mesa Taco Mesa serves up health-conscious cuisine with authentic Mexican flavor. You can bring Fido along for a tasty meal at the ten dog-friendly tables offered at this location in Costa Mesa. Menu items are marked to denote whether or not they are vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, or spicy. Their offerings range from quesadillas and tacos to sandwiches and enchiladas. You'll also find breakfast selections like burritos, huevos rancheros, and omelets. House specials include dishes like the Steak Picado and Carnitas. Wrap up your meal with a homemade dessert like the tres leches cake. 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