Dog Friendly Restaurants in Dana Point, CA

There are 18 pet friendly restaurants in Dana Point 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 Dana Point. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bonjour Cafe
Bonjour Cafe Bonjour Cafe has great outdoor seating that is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Waterman's Harbor
Waterman's Harbor Tasty seafood menu features marinated king crab, pan-seared Hawaiian tuna, and roasted Mexican prawns. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Wind And Sea Hawaiian style seafood restaurant right on the water. Outside patio with a firepit welcomes dogs. See Details
JC Bean's Coffee House JC Bean's Coffee House has a great Spinach and Feta pastry that can be enjoyed with a hot cup of coffee and your dog at your side. And don't forget to ask for a doggie treat. See Details
Luna Grill Luna Grill offers kebabs, spicy feta, falafel, pita wraps, salads, and other Mediterranean eats offered in a relaxed, counter-serve setting. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Taco Surf Taco Surf blends the culture and cuisine of the Baja surf scene with Mexican cuisine. This location in Dana Point provides eight pet-friendly tables outside so you can chow down on casual and flavorful dishes with Fido. The menu offers a hefty selection of burritos, enchiladas, tacos, and lots of unique entrees to appeal to all kinds of palates. House favorites include plates like the Pescado Dinner, Carnitas De Puerco, and Tamales Authenticos. There are plenty of vegetarian items, too. Each location hosts happy hour throughout the week and a beverage seleciton of margaritas, beer, and more. See Details
Schwack Beach Grill Schwack Beach Grill, located in Dana Point, CA, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a myriad of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Gnarly Nachos - house-made chips topped with grilled chicken, black beans, spicy Schwack queso, shredded cheese, grilled jalapenos, and sour cream. Next, chow down on the Island Chick Sandwich with hoisin BBQ sauce, Swiss cheese, tomato, Asian slaw, and grilled pineapple. Or go for the Seared Ahi Tuna Salad - spring and romaine mix topped with seared rare Ahi tuna, marinated red onions, fresh orange slices, crispy wontons, and ginger vinaigrette. Schwack Beach Grill is open daily from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Brig Restaurant Pirate-themed and located in Dana Point Harbor, The Brig Restaurant serves up home-cooked breakfast, lunch, and dinner fare. Bring Fido along to the pet-friendly patio! Choose from egg scrambles, croissants, omelets, and more for breakfast, or steak, sandwiches, chicken, burgers, and seafood entrees for lunch and dinner. Don�t miss the fan-favorite Fish and Chips a la Brig with tartar sauce and lemon, and go with Fried Ice Cream for dessert! Cocktails, spirits, beer, coffee drinks, and more are available as well. The Brig Restaurant is open 365 days a year, 7:00am to 8:00pm Monday through Friday and 7:00am to 9:00pm Saturday and Sunday. See Details
Crank & Grind Located in the Dana Point Bike Religion Store and Service Center, Crank and Grind serves up traditional coffee drinks and bites. Bring Fido along to the dog-friendly outdoor seating area with six tables! Try the Flat White and snack on Australian treats! Crank and Grind is open seven days a week from 6:00am to 6:00pm. See Details
Rib Joint Roadhouse Rib Joint Roadhouse is a dive-style spot for barbecue, sandwiches, ribs, steak, charbroiled entrees, and more, plus live music and more. Bring Fido along to the large patio area and try the signature Pork Spare Ribs, Baby Back Ribs, or Beef Ribs, with sides like Curried Macaroni Shells, Three Bean Salad, Homemade Cornbread, Potato Salad, and more. Chicken, seafood, steak, and combination dinners from the Rib Joint Charbroiler are available as well, like Roadhoues Style Scampi and Dijon Chicken. Breakfast is served on weekends and the lunch menu includes burgers and sandwiches. Don�t miss the onion rings! Rib Joint Roadhouse is open Sunday through Tuesday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Wednesday from 11:00am to 12:00 midnight, Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00 midnight. See Details
Stacks Pancake House Stacks Pancake House, located in Dana Point, CA, is a casual eatery that specializes in delicious breakfast fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stacks Pancake House is open daily from 6:30am to 2pm. See Details
Beach Hut Deli Beach Hut Deli is a dog-friendly spot to find artfully crafted sandwiches and libations featuring local ingredients. Visitors to Dana Point craving a sandwich piled high with pastrami, avocado, bacon, and cream cheese, can head to one of the Deli's fifteen outdoor tables to dig into a Santa Cruz sandwich alongside Fido. Beach Hut's menu is made up of Beach Munchies such as nachos, pasta and potato salad, and hot dogs, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, breakfast items, and more. 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
Luxe Restaurant and World Famous Martini Bar Luxe Restaurant and World Famous Martini Bar, located in Dana Point, CA, is an upscale eatery that serves up Italian-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a signature cocktail and an order of the Toscana Flatbread topped with mozzarella, goat cheese, asiago cheese, basil, caramelized onions, tomatoes, portobello mushrooms, and balsamic reduction. Next, tuck into the Petit Australian Lamb Chops - six chops with rosemary demi-glace, mashed potatoes, and seasonal veggies. Or go for the Linguine Vodka with creamy marinara, asiago cheese, and your choice of salmon, julienne veggies, chicken, or shrimp. Luxe Restaurant and World Famous Martini Bar is open Monday through Friday from 4pm to 10:30pm, Saturday from 9:30am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 9:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
Rita's Italian Ice Rita's Italian Ice on Del Prado Avenue has pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Rita's Italian Ice has dozens of flavors of Italian ices, cream ices, soft serve custard and more. You can choose from flavors like Swedish Fish, Pumpkin Pie, and Green Apple. Get your ice or cream turned into Mistos Shakes, Milkshakes, or Frozen Drinks. Try a Gelati, which is custard on top of an Italian ice, or the Blendini, which blends custard with your choice of toppings. 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
Thai Dara Thai Dara serves up classic Thai dishes like Pad Thai, Chicken Satay, and Pot Stickers in a takeout-focused space with three dog-friendly outdoor tables. Bring Fido along and try Cream Cheese Wontons with sweet and sour sauce, then go for Tom Kah soup loaded with chicken and mushrooms or a curry dish. Don�t miss the coconut soup! Thai Dara is open seven days a week from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point provides tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Yogurtland Yogurtland, located in Dana Point, is a casual, self-serve fro-yo joint that serves up delicious sweet treats in a variety of tasty flavors. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from a list of flavors including Pecans and Pralines, Juicy Peach Tart, Birthday Cupcake Batter, Pistachio, Almond Midnight Mocha, Double Cookies and Cream, Apricot Tart, Matcha Green Tea, and more. Once you've picked your favorite flavor, simply pile it high with the toppings of your choice, and dig in! Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will have to wait outside while you get your yogurt. See Details
Pick Up Stix This Asian spot on Street of the Golden Lantern has four dog-friendly tables, so feel free to bring your dog along. At Pick Up Stix, they specialize in American Chinese classic cuisine, with favorites like Kung Pao Shrimp, Sweet and Sour Chicken, and Beef and Broccoli. For vegetarian diners, Pick Up Stix can substitute tofu into any dish. For those watching what they eat, there's a Fit menu, with high protein and low-fat entrees. Stop by for lunch and you can get one of Pick Up Stix entrees, rice or noodles, and Cream Cheese Wontons. If you are stopping in with the family or a crowd, you can get a Family Value Pack that serves four. 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
In-N-Out Burger In-N-Out Burger has been a California fixture since 1948, keeping it simple with quality burgers, fries, and shakes. Well-behaved, leashed pets are permitted at outside tables. Opens daily at 10:30am. See Details
Madison Square & Garden Cafe Madison Square & Garden Cafe serves tasty food in a beautiful garden setting located right in the heart of North Laguna's Gallery Row. Breakfast and lunch menus include pancakes, omelettes, salads, sandwiches, and char-broiled ahi tuna. Dogs are always welcome in the outdoor garden seating area. Open 8am-2:30pm daily (closed Tuesdays). See Details
The Cliff The Cliff offers a seafood-centric menu in a relaxing atmosphere with 180 degree ocean views from the multi-level dog-friendly patio. Their doggy menu offers Precious' Puppy Plates with oatmeal, chicken, beef, salmon or prime rib. And they also have a puppy treat menu with a selection of all-natural organic treats like salmon snacks, carrot molasses, liver bites, calamari, pumpkin paws and more. For humans, breakfast, lunch, and dinner fare includes California Benedicts, huevos rancheros, strawberry French toast, crab cakes, ahi tuna burgers, carne asada burritos, garlic prawns, pan seared scallops, and filet mignon. See Details
Bluewater Grill Make no bones about it, Bluewater is as crazy about dogs as they are about the freshness of their seafood! You can dine together on their beautiful patio overlooking the water, where your pooch can enjoy fresh bowls of water and complimentary dog bones. They also have a special Dog Menu, with dishes like "House Made Bark Treats" and "Meat 'Roaff'", that your pup will be sure to love! See Details
Rooftop Lounge at La Casa del Camino Located on the roof of Casa del Camino hotel in the heart of Laguna, the Rooftop Lounge offers stunning ocean views from dog-friendly deck tables. Menu includes scrambles, breakfast burritos, huevos rancheros, coconut shrimp, chicken empanadas, spicy penne and sausage, hibachi salmon, and seared ahi sandwiches. Opens daily at 11:30am (10:30am on Sundays). See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Menu favorites include campfire pot roast, BBQ baby back ribs, three-cheese pizza, fish tacos, chicken parmesan, sweet and spicy shrimp, and fettuccine Alfredo. Opens at 11am during the week, 10am on Saturday, and 9am on Sunday. See Details