Dog Friendly Restaurants in La Mesa, CA

There are 18 pet friendly restaurants in La 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 La Mesa. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Anthony's Fish Grotto
Anthony's Fish Grotto Anthony's serves clam chowder, fish and chips, and a variety of other seafood choices. Umbrella tables allow dogs. Water and treats provided. See Details
Pet Friendly Lake Murray Cafe
Lake Murray Cafe Lake Murray Cafe dishes up hearty American food and offers outside seating for you and dog to share. Favorite menu choices include steak and eggs, buttermilk pancakes, hot and cold sandwiches, burgers and melts, fried chicken, meatloaf, beef stroganoff, and fish and chips. Open daily 7am to 9pm. See Details
BO-Beau Kitchen and Garden Delicious menu, attentive staff, and a spacious dog-friendly outdoor patio. See Details
Cosmos Coffee Cafe Cosmos Coffee Cafe will fill your world with tasty java and please your pet with plenty of places to lounge. See Details
Farmer's Table Farmer's Table, located in La Mesa, CA, is a trendy farm-to-table joint that serves up New American eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the pet-friendly tables available on their outdoor patio while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Bison Tartare with local avocado, garlic, capers, mango-pomegranate salsa, a sunny-side-up quail egg, and crostini. Next, chow down on the Seafood Pizza topped with tomato sauce, garlic, mussels, clams, octopus, and baby shrimp. Or go for the Natural Pork Chop with garlic mashed potatoes, braised radicchio, and a dried apricot-white balsamic reduction. Farmer's Table is open Sunday through Thursday from 8am to 9pm, and Friday through Saturday from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Hooley's Irish Pub & Grill Hooley's Irish Pub & Grill, located in La Mesa, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up an array of tasty pub grub. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, sandwiches, beef, sausage, tacos, seafood, pasta, steak, burgers, 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 cold beer and an order of the Chicken Wings in your choice of sauce (Guinness BBQ, Honey Mustard, Buffalo, Suicide Habanero, Sweet Chili, or Sriracha Bourbon.) Next, chow down on Hooley's Half and Half Burger - a ground beef-corned beef patty topped with Swiss, bacon-braised red cabbage, and Guinness mustard on a brioche bun. Or go for the Smithwick's Shepherd's Pie with fresh sauteed veggies. See Details
Carnitas Uruapan A specialty taqueria, Carnitas Uruapan is a dog-friendly place to enjoy authentic fare made from an original family recipe in La Mesa. Dog owners with a craving for a plate of Chicharrones can dig in alongside Fido at one of Carnitas Uruapan's three outdoor tables. Its menu includes dishes such as Pork Carnitas, Frijoles Refritos, Tacos Dorados de Papa, and Menudo. 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
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill, located in La Mesa, is a casual pizzeria that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including tapas, soups, salads, pizzas, burgers, wraps, tacos, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eleven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Pork Dumplings with cilantro, green onions, tomatoes, and ponzu chili dipping sauce. Next, chow down on the Organic Arugula and Pear Pizza topped with prosciutto, gorgonzola, organic arugula salad, and balsamic-basil dressing. Or go for the Five Cheese Pie topped with smoked gouda, raclette, romano, mozzarella, and gorgonzola. If pizza isn't your style, try the Grilled Hawaiian Mahi Tacos - your choice of flour or corn tortillas filled with grilled Mahi, tomato-avocado salsa, Napa cabbage, and chipotle sauce. See Details
Fuddruckers Fuddruckers, located in La Mesa, is a well-known burger chain that offers a build-your-own burger bar. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you savor your masterpiece. Choose from beef patties, elk, bison, or even ostrich, then pile it high with the cheeses and toppings of your choice. Choose from ingredients like shredded lettuce, onions, pickles, pico de gallo, relish, mayo, mustard, cheese sauce, and more! If making decisions is not your strong suit, simply pick one of their specialty burgers, like the Southwest Burger topped with guacamole, smokehouse bacon, and pepper jack 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
San Pasqual Wine Bar and Gallery San Pasqual Wine Bar and Gallery, located in La Mesa, CA, is a relaxed joint that serves up wines in such a variety that there's sure to be something to please any palate. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your afternoon. San Pasqual Wine Bar and Gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 8pm, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt, located in La Mesa, is a frozen yogurt shop that serves up a variety of delectable creamy concoctions. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from flavors including Guava Pear, Lemon Tea, Devil's Food Cake, Toasted Coconut, Toffee, S'Mores, Coffee, Mai Tai Sorbet, Salted Southern Butter Pecan, 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
Pick Up Stix This Asian spot on Fletcher Parkway has five 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
New York Giant Pizza Pets are welcome at New York Giant Pizza, where you'll find two dog-friendly tables outside. This family owned and operated pizzeria dishes up hand-tossed, authentic pizza pies. Their talented pizza chefs run their kitchen with the motto, size does matter. One of the most popular pies is the BBQ Chicken, topped with red onions, special BBQ sauce, fresh cilantro, chicken, and mozzarella cheese. If you're not a fan of pizza, you can indulge in a sandwich, calzone, salad, or some wings instead. 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
Rubio's Coastal Grill Rubio's Coastal Grill on Grossmont Center Drive has six pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Rubio's Coastal Grill combines the fresh flavors from the sea, with Mexican dishes. The signature dish at Rubio's Coastal Grill is the Beer Battered Fish Taco, made with Alaskan pollock and a recipe that hasn't changed since 1983. Seafood is also stuffed into burritos at Rubio's Coastal Grill, with options like Salsa Verde Shrimp and Surf and Turf. For something a little lighter, try one of the Poke rice bowls. If you have a sweet tooth, you can try the Warm Cinnamon Churros or one of the freshly-baked Ghiradelli Chocolate Chip Oatmeal or Snickerdoodle Cookies. 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 University Avenue in La Mesa 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Lake Murray Boulevard in La Mesa 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
Pier Cafe Pier Cafe is a casual beachfront eatery with tasty surf and turf and dog-friendly outdoor seating with beautiful ocean views. Choose from an array of dishes such as shrimp po'boys, mixed seafood fry, citrus marinated seabass, jambalaya, shredded pork tacos, and top sirloin. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town Located in Old Town, Fred’s Mexican Cafe combines the best of traditional Mexican cuisine and a healthier style of California cooking. Dogs will love eating items from the dog menu like Jacko’s Huevos (scrambled eggs, $3) and Leo’s Carne Bowl (sliced carne asada, $5) at outdoor tables that are pet friendly. Fred's uses the best meats, top sirloin steak, boneless skinless chicken breast, and mahi mahi. All sauces and salsas are made fresh daily at the restaurant using the freshest ingredients. Pro tip: If you print off the flyer listed in the photos section of this page and bring it in, your pup eats free! See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Baja Betty's Located on University in the hip and vibrant neighborhood of Hillcrest, Baja Betty's offers delicious Mexican and southwest cuisine, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features quesadillas, burrito bowls, fajitas, carnitas, carne asada, combo plates, and an extensive selection of margaritas, tequila, and signature cocktails to wash down all the delicious goodness. See Details
The Regal Beagle The Regal Beagle is dog friendly and serves great local brews with a constantly rotating selection of craft beers. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at front outdoor tables. See Details
The Prado at Balboa Park The Prado at Balboa Park welcomes dogs on front patio where patrons can order from a limited bar menu. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday and 11am on weekends. See Details