Dog Friendly Restaurants in La Quinta, CA

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

Pet Friendly IHOP
IHOP Everyone knows IHOP and the La Quinta store has a large patio where dogs are welcome. See Details
Pet Friendly Stuft Pizza
Stuft Pizza Great outdoor patio, they supply water dishes for your dog. Wednesday nights there is a big dog party. Great fun. They have pizza as well as burgers, steaks, and salads. See Details
The Broken Yolk Cafe Broken Yolk serves eggs your way, pancakes, chicken and waffles, half-pound burgers, tuna melts, and homemade chili. Patio tables welcome dogs. See Details
La Quinta Baking Co La Quinta Baking Co is a charming European-inspired bistro serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and baked goods in a convenient location with dog-friendly courtyard seating. Tasty menu choices include Greek omelettes, French toast, croque madame, King Louis sandwich, fromage melt panini, escargot, pan-seared Pacific salmon, quiche Lorraine, and penne bolognese. Opens daily at 7am. See Details
NitroInfusions NitroInfusions is a specialty ice cream shop where every single scoop is hand made to order. Using a liquid nitrogen freezing process, Nitro's produces silky smooth and creamy flavors without ice crystals. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
La Quinta Cliffhouse Grill and Bar La Quinta Cliffhouse Grill and Bar is a dog-friendly spot to find top top-quality meats, fish, and produce served "along with an incredible view and ambiance." The Cliffhouse Grill offers a few outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into an Ahi Poke alongside their canine companion. La Quinta's menu includes chilled and hot appetizers, salads, soups, shared sides such as Roasted Asparagus, Baked Mac and Cheese, and Miso Glazed Brussel Sprouts. Its entrees include Pan Roasted Half Chicken, Grilled Filet Mignon, Rack of Lamb, Roasted Maine Scallops, House Made Fettuccini Pasta, and Vegetable Coconut Curry. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Apple Strudel, Sticky Toffee Cake or Lemon Cheesecake with raspberry sauce. Wine, cocktails, and beer are available to wash it all down. La Quinta Cliffhouse Grill and Bar is open Monday from 3:30pm to 9:00pm and Tuesday through Sunday from 3:30pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Morgan's in the Desert Set in a tranquil hacienda oasis, Morgan's in the Desert is a storied restaurant and retreat from the bustle of Tinseltown. There are a few outdoor tables where you can find pet-friendly seating for well-behaved pooches. Each dish at Morgan's is handcrafted with locally sourced ingredients to ensure freshness and flavor. You'll find plates like Ahi tuna, Colorado lamb, and duck breast from the local Maple Leaf Farm. The cocktails will take you back in time with vintage mixes and the wine list is vast. Morgan's hosts live music every Friday and Saturday evening, too. The restaurant is open Thursday through Monday from 6pm to 10pm, and reservations are highly recommended. See Details
Melange Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables overlooking the lake and majestic mountain and resort views at this restaurant at the dog-friendly The Chateau at Lake La Quinta Hotel. Melange serves healthy fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu items include burgers, flatbread pizzas, granola and fruit parfaits, and salads. Melange is open daily from 7am - 3pm for breakfast and lunch. Dinner is served Tuesday - Friday 5pm - 9pm. See Details
Bucatini Trattoria Serving authentic Italian food and wood-fired pizzas, Bucatini Trattoria is a dog-friendly restaurant serving La Quinta locals and tourists alike. Visitors to the Trattoria with Fido in tow can head to one of its ten outdoor tables to enjoy a slice alongside their canine. Bucatini's menu includes starters such as Calamari Fritti and Garlic Flatbread, salads, wood-oven pizzas, pasta dishes, paninis, stromboli, and house specialties such as Pollo Vesuvio and Vitello Limone. Cocktails such as a Fruit Daiquiri, Mimosas, and Sangria, along with other alcoholic beverages are available to wash it all down. Bucatini Trattoria is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf This popular coffeehouse chain's La Quinta location offers coffee, espresso, signature teas, and blended iced drinks. If you are feeling hungry, choose from bagels, sandwiches, and sweets like cookies, scones, and muffins. Dogs are greeted with organic dog treats and are welcome at outdoor tables. Open Monday to Saturday from 5:30am, 6:30am on Sunday. See Details
Rubio's Coastal Grill Rubio's Coastal Grill on CA-111 has ten 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
Twenty6 Twenty6, located in the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta, CA, is a casual American bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, steak, chicken, seafood, pasta, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their several pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a handcrafted cocktail and an order of the Jumbo Lump Crab Cake with pimiento sauce, avocado relish, and crispy onion. Next, chow down on the Grilled Sea Scallops with spinach, cremini mushrooms, and sweet corn sauce. Or go for the Bacon Melt with cheddar, provolone, bacon, grilled tomato, and caramelized onion on Levain rosemary and garlic bread. Twenty6 is open daily from 7am to 11pm. See Details
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving La Quinta locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Seeley Drive can head to one of Applebee's fifteen outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Double Crunch Bone-In Wings, smothered in Honey BBQ sauce, alongside Fido. The grill and bar's menu includes appetizers such as Chicken Wonton Tacos, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, and Cheeseburger Egg Rolls, pasta, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Blue Hawaiian Long Island Iced Tea and a Triple Chocolate Meltdown to top it all off. See Details
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf You can find craft drinks from brewed coffee to seasonal selections on the menu at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Dogs are welcome at this location in La Quinta where there are four dog-friendly tables outside. The coffee menu ranges from specialty brews and iced coffee to caffeine free drinks and the Nitro cold brew. The cafe also serves tea, blended ice drinks, and espresso. Seasonal drinks offer different flavors throughout the year with summery options like Raspberry Cold Brew Tea or the autumnal Pumpkin Caramel Latte. You might even find fresh baked snacks like the chocolate twist or muffins. 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
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 La Quinta with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's six 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on CA-111has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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 Washington Street in La Quinta provides three 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
Five Guys Five Guys, located in La Quinta, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) 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
Copley's on Palm Canyon Tell your friends you ate at Cary Grant's house! Great food and lovely atmosphere. Dine on the patio and they'll bring Fido a water bowl. See Details
Spencer's Named after the owner's dog, Spencer's offers an upscale outdoor dining experience. Dine under the fig trees with your dog. They'll provide a water bowl if Fido joins you at an outdoor table. Spencer's serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Favorite menu items include prime rib, Chilean sea bass, and Moroccan chicken. See Details
Cheeky's Cheeky's is a cool eatery offering great breakfast and brunch fare, along with plenty of dog-friendly seating. See Details
Pinocchio in the Desert Pinnochio in the Desert offers a wide variety of breakfast and lunch options and outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Enjoy delicious options such as three-egg omelettes, Benedicts, buttermilk pancakes, burgers, meatloaf sandwiches, Hawaiian chicken croissants, crab cakes, garlic shrimp, and cheese quesadillas, plus signature martinis and margaritas. Open daily 7:30am to 2pm. See Details
Backstreet Bistro Open daily for lunch and dinner, and serving breakfast on weekends, The Backstreet Bistro offers beautiful mountain views and a wide variety of favorites from salads, sandwiches, and homemade soups for lunch and a full Italian menu featuring fresh fish daily specials. Enjoy live jazz every Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon on the dog-friendly, misted patio. Call ahead to ensure availability. See Details
The Purple Palm at Colony Palms Hotel The views and the scene are what draw people to The Purple Palm. They'll provide a water bowl if Fido joins you on the patio. See Details