Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lake Forest, CA

There are 31 pet friendly restaurants in Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Rush Bar and Grill
The Rush Bar and Grill Family-owned restaurant serves a variety of festive food, including chicken wings, beef sliders, hot and cold sandwiches, pizza, and fish and chips. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Peppino's Italian from calzones to pizza, large portions & reasonable prices. Fido's welcome outdoors, only during the summer. See Details
Bagels & Brew In addition to fresh bagels, menu offers hot and cold sandwiches, juicy burgers, and soothing smoothies. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ on El Toro Road is a dog-friendly BBQ joint with 10+ pet-friendly tables outside. Lucille, the founder, learned the secrets of the bar-b-que from her grandmother before the second world war. After deciding that her grandmother's food was too good not to share, she opened up her restaurant and the company has grown and grown ever since. Nowadays, the BBQ menu includes brisket, chicken, St. Louis spare ribs, sausage, and tri-tip. In addition to all the BBQ on offer, the kitchen churns out a number of specialties, including BBQ shrimp, jambalaya, pasta, and gumbo. 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
California Fish Grill Claiming to be crazy about fish, California Fish Grill is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy high-quality and healthy seafood in Lake Forest. The Grill offers ten outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of fresh, wild-caught and responsibly farm-raised fish alongside Fido. California Fish's menu is made up of starters, salads, taco combinations, bowls, grilled specialties such as Shrimp Skewers, Louisiana Delta Catfish, and Chicken Breast, and classics, including Battered Fish and Chips, Breaded Calamari, and Fried Catfish. 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
Mimi's Cafe Open all day, Mimi's Cafe on Lake Forest Drive is a great place to bring Fido for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This neighborhood cafe serves lots of American dishes, like soups, appetizers, sides, items from the grill, and a number of classic dishes. If you're looking for a taste of France, you can try something from their Touch of France menu. This European selection includes coastal shrimp pasta, roasted chicken crepes, chicken and shrimp jambalaya, quiche Florentine, and Provencal veggie pasta. For dessert, you can indulge in a French silk slab pie, a chocolate custard petite parfait, or a slice of creme brulee cheesecake. See Details
Nina's Indian & British Groceries Whether you're looking for those hard to find ingredients for an upcoming meal or just craving authentic India cuisine, you can find a bit of everything at Nina's Indian and British Groceries. Two outdoor tables provide dog-friendly seating if you're stopping by for lunch or dinner. Daily dishes include tandoori, vegetarian plates, curry, masala, chat, and much more. Chicken, lamb, goat, and veggies all feature across the menu. They also serve stuffed breads, biryani, and kabobs. Nina's Indian and British Groceries is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Philly's Best Cheesesteaks This cheesesteak spot on Lambert Street has three dog-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your pup along. Like the build-your-own-burrito concept, Philly's Best Cheesesteaks lets diners create custom cheesesteaks, or choose one of their specialty sandwiches like Pepperoni Cheesesteak or Pizza Steak. They also have hoagies and burgers if you want a cheesesteak alternative. For something sweet, the Philly favorite Tasty Kakes are brought in from Pennsylvania. 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
Daphne's California Greek Daphne's California Greek is a dog-friendly restaurant serving authentic and refreshing Mediterranean-inspired dishes to Lake Forest locals and tourists alike. Daphne's offers 20+ outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Surf and Turf alongside Fido. The Greek restaurant's menu is comprised of starters such as Dip and Warm Pita, Fire Feta Fries, and Spanakopita, salads, sandwiches, and meals such as its Cali-Greek Bowl and Mediterranean Veggie plate. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Traditional Baklava or a cookie. 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
Peet's Coffee & Tea Peet's Coffee & Tea on El Toro Road has four pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along while you sit and sip on a cup of joe. Peet's Coffee & Tea makes their own roasts, and serves a large variety of espresso and tea-based beverages in its cafe. You can try one of their famous Caffe Mochas with house-made chocolate sauce, Nitro Cold Brew, and Iced Green Tea Lattes. Stop by early and you can get Bacon, Egg, and Cheddar sandwiches, Turkey, Sage and Sweet Potato Biscuits, and Oatmeal. Lunch sandwiches are also available, as are artisan baked goods including pastries, cakes and 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
Pick Up Stix This Asian spot on Portola Parkway has seven 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
Original Tommy's Hamburgers Original Tommy's Hamburgers on Swartz Drive has five pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along. Original Tommy's Hamburgers has, of course, a selection of burgers like the Triple Cheeseburger and Double Hamburger. They also have hot dogs smothered with their famous chili and Chili Tamales. Stop by early and you can pick up breakfast burritos and breakfast sandwiches. You can grab some chili to go as well. 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
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Making all its ingredients from scratch each day, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill is a dog-friendly spot to find fresh fare in Lake Forest. The Grill offers five outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a taco salad alongside Fido. Cafe Rio's menu is made up of customizable burritos, enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, tortilla soup, salads, and extras such as chips, salsa, queso, and guacamole. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in Fresh Lime Pie or Tres Leches. 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 Lake Forest, 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 two 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
Pizza Studio Pizza Studio, located in Lake Forest, is a casual pizzeria that serves up a tasty assortment of pizzas and salads. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Beast Pizza - a parmesan crust topped with tomato blend, freshly-grated mozzarella, pepperoni, meatballs, shaved ham, bacon, and pork sausage. Or go for the Truffled Mushroom - a rosemary-herb crust topped with garlic alfredo, mozzarella, truffle-roasted mushrooms, fresh parmesan, and baby spinach! 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
Buffalo Wild Wings Branding itself as a fun, edgy, high-energy and easygoing restaurant, Buffalo Wild Wings is a dog-friendly sports-focused place to enjoy a meal in Lake Forest. Buffalo Wild Wings offers outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Spinach Artichoke Flatbread alongside their canine companion. The restaurant's menu is made up of wings, shareables, burgers, tenders, mac and cheese, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Cheesecake Bites, Dessert Nachos, Loaded Ice Cream or Chocolate Fudge Cake. 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 Lake Forest 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
The Habit Burger Grill The Habit Burger Grill believes in juicy, handcrafted burgers and sandwiches that are made to order. This location in Lake Forest 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
Baja Fresh Passionate about serving 'the freshest food in bright, clean environments,' Baja Fresh is a dog-friendly eatery serving Lake Forest locals and tourists alike. Visitors wanting to enjoy its famous salsa made with locally grown, farm-fresh produce can do so alongside Fido at one of twelve outdoor tables. Baja Fresh's menu includes burritos, tacos, salads, and favorites such as its Baja Bowl, Fajitas, Nachos, and Quesadillas. Margaritas and Domestic Beer are available to wash it all down. 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 Lake Forest with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's eight 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
Wingstop Wing lovers can find all your favorite flavors at Wingstop. This location on Lake Forest Drive in Lake Forest offers dog-friendly seating with a few tables outside. You can order classic wings, boneless, or crispy chicken tenders with your choice of flavor. Their flavors include options like Atomic, Cajun, Hickory Smoked BBQ, and Hawaiian sauces. They also offer flavorful sides like beans, coleslaw, and fries. 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
Baskin-Robbins The world's largest chain of ice cream shops, Baskin-Robbins is a dog-friendly sweet shop serving Lake Forest locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Baskin-Robbins can head to one of its outdoor tables to indulge in a cone alongside their canine companion. Its menu is made up of cups, cones, sundaes, warm desserts, parfaits, mix-ins, cakes, and polar pizzas. Baskin-Robbins' ice cream flavors include Chocolate Almond, Cotton Candy, Gold Medal Ribbon, Peanut Butter 'n Chocolate, Rainbow Sherbet, 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