Dog Friendly Restaurants in Goleta, CA

There are 23 pet friendly restaurants in Goleta 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 Goleta. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Outpost
Outpost Enjoy pet-friendly dining on the outdoor patio at Outpost, which is adjacent to The Goodland, a Kimpton hotel. Chef Derek Simcik's menu offers a taste of Southern California cuisine in a fun, casual environment. See Details
Pet Friendly Goodland Kitchen
Goodland Kitchen Full breakfast menu, plus salads and sandwiches for lunch. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
M Special M Special brewery is a collaboration of family and friends coming together to craft six signature brews, including the farmhouse saison and double India pale ale. Spacious Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. There's no food service, but food trucks are usually onsite to provide some eats. Games like cornhole and ping pong are also available. See Details
Jane At The Marketplace Jane is a family-owned restaurant that offers a bright, crisp atmosphere that accentuates their upscale California cuisine. Well-behaved pups can tag along for a meal as they have several dog-friendly tables outside. Their main menu features items like burgers, sandwiches, brick oven pizza, and pasta. Entrees include favorites like the grilled duck breast, veal marsala, or rack of lamb chops. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am to 2:30pm with plates like goat cheese pancakes, smoked salmon Benedict, or huevos rancheros. Jane also offers a diverse beverage list with specialty cocktails, wine, beer, and liquor. The restaurant is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Dinner is served daily from 5:00pm to 9:30pm. See Details
The Nugget The Nugget is a dog-friendly bar and grill serving American fare to Goleta locals and tourists alike. Dog owners with a craving for a plate of beef stroganoff can head to one of The Nugget's many outdoor tables to dig in while Fido lounges underfoot. The Nugget's menu includes appetizers such as Mac N Cheese, Seared Ahi Tuna, and Thick Cut Onion Rings, an array of salads, burgers, sandwiches, steaks, chops, ribs, seafood, chicken dishes, pasta, and more. Favorites include its Homemade Meatloaf Dinner and Nugget's Famous Chili Bowl. Frequent visitors recommend ordering a salad whether it be a Bacon Spinach Salad, Big Country Caesar Salad, or Santa Fe Salad topped with chicken, corn, onion, spicy peanuts, avocado, apple, cilantro, romaine, and Santa Fe dressing. This location of The Nugget is open seven days a week from 11am to close. See Details
Los Agaves Restaurant Los Agaves Restaurant is a dog-friendly locally owned and operated Mexican restaurant serving home-style cuisine to Goleta locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Los Agaves can bring Fido and head to one of its twenty outdoor tables to dig in. The Mexican Restaurant's menu is comprised of breakfast items, appetizers, salads, burritos, and house specialties such as Rajas con Queso, Tacos del Mar, Carne Asada, Fajitas, and Mole Enchiladas. Diners with a sweet tooth can save room for Homemade Flan. Los Agaves Restaurant is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Cajun Kitchen Cajun Kitchen is a dog-friendly spot to find "inspired comfort food" in Goleta. Dog owners with a craving for a sweet breakfast can bring Fido and head to one of Cajun Kitchen's eleven outdoor tables to bite into a beignet, a French-style doughnut topped with powdered sugar, caramelized bananas, strawberries, whipped cream, and caramel. Cajun Kitchen's breakfast menu includes meat and egg dishes, a range of omelets and scrambles, benedicts such as Fried Chicken, Veggie, and Crab Cakes, pancakes, French toasts, waffles, bowls, burritos, and more. Its lunch menu includes comfort fare such as Seafood Gumbo, Blackened Catfish, Crawfish or Shrimp Etouffee, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more. Cajun Kitchen regulars recommend ordering the Jambalaya, which is a spicy dish made up of creole jambalaya with shrimp, andouille sausage, ham, and chicken. This location of Cajun Kitchen is open Sunday from 6:30am to 2:30pm and Monday through Saturday from 6:00am to 2:30pm. See Details
Del Pueblo Cafe Del Pueblo Cafe, located in Goleta, CA, is a casual Mexican eatery that serves up a variety of delicious cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, tacos, burritos, chimichangas, steak, seafood, chicken, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Rajas - grilled sliced pasilla peppers and onions on two corn tortillas, topped with lettuce, cheese, and salsa fresca. Next, chow down on the Alambre Ranchero Taco with your choice of steak or chicken, fresh jalapeno, onion, and tomatillo served on four soft corn tortillas, topped with melted cheese and cilantro. Or go for the Mexi-Bowl - a crispy bowl filled with rice, beans, grilled veggies, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and your choice of chicken, carne asada, adobado, carnitas, fish, shrimp, or grilled veggies. Del Pueblo Cafe is open daily from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Anna's Marketplace Bakery A self-proclaimed local favorite, Anna's Marketplace Bakery is a dog-friendly sweet shop in Goleta. Visitors can head to one of the tables in the outdoor marketplace area to dig into a Butter Ring or Breakfast Burrito alongside their canine. The Bakery's menu includes breakfast dishes, as well as soups, salads, croissant sandwiches, and paninis, breads, rolls, bars, cookies, French Macarons, gluten-free sweets, baklava, eclairs, tarts, and more. Anna's Marketplace Bakery is open Sunday from 6am to 6pm and Monday through Saturday from 6am to 7pm. See Details
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue L&L Hawaiian Barbecue started out as a chain of drive-in restaurants throughout the Hawaiian islands. Since then, they have spread their wings and flown to the mainland, bringing their signature Asian and American fusion with them. At L&L Hawaiian Barbecue on Hollister Avenue, you'll find six pet-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you for local favorites like barbecue chicken: grilled boneless chicken marinated in tangy, Hawaii-inspired barbecue sauce; their Seafood combo, flavorful fried shrimp and fish fillet with your choice of beef, chicken, or short ribs; or a healthy garlic shrimp, shell-on shrimp fried with a savory butter and garlic sauce. 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 Habit Burger Grill The Habit Burger Grill believes in juicy, handcrafted burgers and sandwiches that are made to order. This location in Goleta provides dog-friendly seating with a few outside for your pooch. Some locations also offer a drive-through so you can stay on the go with Fido. Their signature burgers, Charburgers, are grilled over an open flame and served with tons of flavor like the Roasted Garlic Portabella Char or classic Double Charburger. You can also chow down on a custom sandwich like the chicken club or veggie burger with your choice of bun. Don't forget dessert! The Habit Burger Grill offers frozen treats like shakes, malts, and sundaes for a classic burger joint experience. 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
Natural Cafe The Natural Cafe on Market Pl Drive offers a diverse menu that features poultry, fish, vegetarian, and vegan choices. They also provide twelve dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you for some fresh food. Vegetarians can indulge in one of the vegetarian entrees on the menu, such as the black bean enchiladas, corn tortillas stuffed with black beans, rice, and cheese topped with mild enchilada sauce, sour cream, and guacamole. If you prefer items from under the sea, you may want to try their Cabo fish tacos: fish fillet sauteed in chunky salsa on corn tortillas with cheese, topped with carrot, cabbage, and lime. 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
Pascucci Pascucci, located in Goleta, CA, is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety of tasty fare. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, paninis, burgers, pizza, pasta, risotto, seafood, chicken, veggies, 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 Bruschetta - vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil, house vinaigrette, herbs, extra virgin olive oil, and a balsamic glaze drizzle atop toasted garlic bread. Next, chow down on the Pizza Di Lucca topped with goat cheese, mozzarella, marinara, tri-colored peppers, mushrooms, Kalamata olives, red onions, sundried tomato pesto, and artichoke hearts. Or go for the Firenze Pasta with gorgonzola, pesto cream, roasted eggplant, sundried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, pine nuts, and penne pasta. Pascucci is open Saturday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, and Friday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Using fresh dough and artisanal ingredients, Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy a slice, whether it's class or inventive, in Isla Vista. Blaze offers thirteen outdoor tables to customers wanting to dine alongside their dog. The pizzeria's menu is made up of simple salads, build your own pizzas, and signatures such as the Veg Out, White Top, BBQ Chkn, Green Stripe, Meat Eater, and the Art Lover, topped with artichokes, mozzarella, ricotta, chopped garlic, and red sauce dollops. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Sea Salt Cookie, S'more Pie or Olive Oil Brownie. 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
Yogurtland Yogurtland, located in Goleta, 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 four 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
South Coast Deli South Coast Deli on S Patterson Avenue has nine dog-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your pup along. South Coast Deli has a huge menu of sandwiches from breakfast eats to cold and toasted sammies. Thanksgiving lovers should check out the Gobble Gobble, a turkey sandwich with cranberry and thyme infused cream cheese. You can also build your own sandwich, with a variety of meats, cheeses, and toppings. If you are looking for something light, South Coast Deli has a dozen different fresh salads including the Keep Calm Kale On, Italian Chopped, and the Mexican Chicken Caesar. South Coast Deli also does what it can to do right by the envirnment, with sustainable and plant based products and utensils. 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
Woodstock's Pizza Woodstock's Pizza, located in Goleta, CA, is a casual pizzeria that serves up an assortment of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, pizza, wings, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a craft beer and an order of the Loaded Tots topped with cheese, bacon, onions, and jalapenos, served with a side of zesty red sauce or ranch. Next, chow down on the Too Loaded So Baked Pizza topped with creamy garlic sauce, mozzarella, tater tots, crispy bacon, fresh green onions, and a sour cream drizzle. Or go for the Kickin' Carnitas topped with Southern chipotle sauce, slow-marinated carnitas, bacon, red onions, and fresh cilantro. Woodstock's Pizza is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 1am, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Chipotle Mexican Grill Founded on the idea that food served fast does not have to be a typical fast food experience, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant known for its burritos, tacos, bowls, and salads. Visitors to Goleta with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's seven outdoor tables. The Grill's menu allows guests to choose from crispy corn or soft flour tacos, a bowl, burrito, or salad, then choose from steak, carnitas, chicken, barbacoa or sofritas, next, adding rice beans and fajita vegetables, and finally, topping it all off with salsas, lettuce, guacamole, and cheese. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on Market Pl Drive, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. 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
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is a dog-friendly shop serving sweets to Goleta locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth and Fido in tow. The Creamery's menu is made up of ice cream, yogurt, and sorbet flavors made fresh in-store. Guests can choose from a variety of fruits, candies, and nuts to have mixed into their frozen treat on a granite stone. Ice cream cakes and cupcakes, and ice cream pies and cookie sandwiches, shakes, and smoothies are also available. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. 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 N Fairview Avenue in Goleta provides five 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. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. 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 N Fairview Avenue in Goleta 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. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
In-N-Out Burger Established in 1948, In-N-Out Burger started life as California's first drive-thru hamburger stand. In-N-Out Burger on Calle Real in Goleta has eight pet-friendly tables outside. As the name suggests, their kitchen dishes up a number of different burger options, like hamburgers, combos, and cheeseburgers. Their cheeseburger is made up of freshly baked buns, real American cheese, American beef, onions, lettuce, tomato, and spread. The most appropriate way for you and Fido to enjoy your In-N-out experience may be to order your items Animal style. Animal style burgers are smothered in Thousand Island dressing, mustard and extra pickles, while the fries are topped with cheese, spread and grilled onions. You can accompany your burger with freshly cut fries and one of the shakes: made with real ice cream, including chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla. 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 Brewhouse Santa Barbara Situated just a few blocks from the Santa Barbara Channel, the dog-friendly Brewhouse offers an array of innovative dishes, in-house craft brews, and outdoor patio seating. Sample from over 20 different ales and lagers to help wash down delicious options such as tiger prawns, Cobb salad, trip-tip sandwiches, grilled bratwurst, pan seared ahi, bacon-wrapped filet mignon, and beef stroganoff. As an added bonus, Fido can dine on the special doggy menu. Opens daily at 11am. See Details