Dog Friendly Restaurants in Palm Desert, CA

There are 32 pet friendly restaurants in Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Backstreet Bistro
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
Pet Friendly Palms Cafe
Palms Cafe The Palms Cafe offers a wide selection of breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes as well as dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu favorites include omelettes, banana walnut pancakes, corned beef hash, entree salads, bacon cheeseburgers, turkey melts, Italian sausage and peppers, and roasted bone-in pork chops. Open 7am to 2pm daily. See Details
ROC's Firehouse Grille ROC's Firehouse Grille has great food and frienldy atmosphere. The staff welcomes you and your dog to dine at the outdoor seating area. See Details
Fresh Agave Mexican Bar and Grill Fresh Agave offers a menu of traditional and contemporary homestyle Mexican dishes including a wide variety of drinks. The outside dining area welcomes dogs. See Details
Le Donne Cucina Italiana Have your pooch join you at an outdoor table at this Italian spot! See Details
Grill A Burger Serve 30 gourmet hamburgers and offer dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
The Cafe at Venus de Fido Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this restaurant located inside the luxurious Venus de Fido, a spa complex that caters to both people and pets. The Cafe at Venus de Fido serves delicious drinks and tasty breakfast and lunch fare in a cozy Italian-style bistro. Before or after a day of pampering, stop in to sample a menu featuring fruit smoothies, bagels, housemade cinnamon rolls, Cobb salads, and a variety of fresh sandwiches and wraps. All meats and veggies are non-processed and contain no artificial ingredients. It's the perfect spot to enjoy a healthy bite to eat. The Cafe at Venus de Fido is open Monday - Saturday 8:30am to 3pm. See Details
Wilma & Frieda's Cafe Located in The Gardens on El Paseo shopping plaza, Wilma & Frieda's Cafe serves delicious breakfast and brunch cuisine in a bright and cheery setting that offers dog-friendly outside tables. A menu chock-full of hearty eats includes steak and eggs, Belgian waffles, thick cut French toast, short rib Benedicts, three-egg omelettes, biscuits and gravy, strawberry spinach and BBQ chicken salads, meatloaf and cheddar melts, burgers, avocado BLTs, and roasted turkey sandwiches. Dogs can join their owners in the front outdoor seating area. Wilma & Frieda's Cafe is open from 8am to 2pm seven days a week. See Details
The Fix The Fix is a dog-friendly scratch bakery. The bakers at this family-run store hand-bake a whole host of pastries, cakes, and bread for their sandwiches. In addition to finding the baked goods you've been craving, you can take a seat and enjoy something from the breakfast menu, including oat brulee, cinnamon baked toast, and breakfast crepes. For lunch or dinner, you can order a sandwich, beer batter lunch crepes, salads, and soups. The Fix is open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 9pm, Friday to Saturday from 7am to 12am, and Sunday from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Morton's The Steakhouse The first Morton's opened its doors in 1978. Since then, they have grown to over seventy-four worldwide locations. At Morton's The Steakhouse on Country Club Drive, you'll discover a lot of pet-friendly tables for dogs and their owners. The menu features USDA prime-aged steak, fresh seafood, hand-picked produce, appetizers, and desserts. Start your dining experience off with one of the appetizers, such as Ahi tuna tower, broiled sea scallops, tuna tacos, or short rib steak tacos. You can follow it up with a baked five onion soup, a chopped salad, a prime steak, or a rack of lamb. And, for dessert, you can indulge in Morton's legendary hot chocolate cake or a creme brulee. See Details
Smoke Tree BBQ Smoke Tree BBQ, located in Palm Desert, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious, protein-laden dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken, turkey, burgers, po'boys, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor seats while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Sweet Blistered Shishito Peppers with Murray River sea salt and fresh lemon. Next, chow down on the Smoked Texas Brisket Burger - a half-pound burger topped with Angus brisket, Texas BBQ sauce, smoked gouda, onions, and pickles. Or go for the El Jefe Po'Boy Sandwich with brisket, pulled pork, hot link, smoked gouda, jalapenos, slaw, and Kansas BBQ sauce, served on an oven-toasted sub roll. Smoke Tree BBQ is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Guillermo's Restaurante Guillermo's Restaurante is a dog-friendly restaurant serving authentic Mexican cuisine. Diners with Fido in tow can head to one of Guillermo's outdoor tables to enjoy a plate of nachos alongside their canine companion. Guillermo's menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, fajitas, tortas, burritos, seafood, and traditional dishes such as Sopes Con Carne O Pollo, Enchiladas Con Pollo Rojas O Verdes or Tequila's Omelette. Regulars rave about its guacamole and recommend ordering a margarita to wash it all down. Guillermo's Restaurante is open Sunday through Thursday from 3pm to 8pm and Friday and Saturday from 3pm to 9pm. See Details
MasterFish Grill Dogs are welcome at seven outdoor tables at this Palm Desert seafood restaurant. MasterFish Grill serves seafood, salads, and steaks. Popular menu items include coconut shrimp, ceviche, fish tacos, panko and cheese crusted sole, top sirloin, and a grilled pork chop. MasterFish Grill is open daily from 11am - 9pm. See Details
Red Barn Red Barn, located in Palm Desert, CA, is a dive bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious grub. Choose from menu options including appetizers, ribs, tri-tip, wings, burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, 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 a cold beer and an order of the Chili with cheese and onions. Next, chow down on the Ribs - short ribs served with house-made BBQ sauce and the side of your choice (fries, potato salad, macaroni salad, baked beans, or coleslaw.) Or go for the Open Face Chili Burger - a quarter-pound burger topped with cheese, onions, and California 5-Alarm Chili. Red Barn is open daily from 8am to 2am. See Details
California Pizza Kitchen California Pizza Kitchen is a dog-friendly restaurant serving creative dishes with a California vibe to Palm Desert locals and tourists alike. Visitors to the Kitchen wanting to enjoy a slice of its Original BBQ Chicken Pizza can do so alongside Fido at one of several outdoor tables. California Pizza Kitchen's menu is made up of appetizers, signature hand-tossed, hearth-baked pizzas, pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches, and main plates such as Cedar Plank Salmon, Crispy Fish Tacos, Fire-Grilled Ribeye, and Chicken Piccata. See Details
Shogun Shogun, located in Palm Desert, CA, is a classy sushi bar and Japanese eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, sushi, steak, chicken, seafood, veggies, noodles, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their fifteen pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a hot sake and an order of the Sashimi Plate with your choice of tuna, yellowtail, octopus, albacore, salmon, or halibut. Next, chow down on the Caliente Roll - a tempura-style spicy tuna roll with jalapeno and cream cheese. Or go for the Vegetable Delight with broccoli, asparagus, mushrooms, and assorted fresh garden veggies steamed on the grill, finished with ponzu vinaigrette sauce, and served with clear onion soup, salad, tofu, and steamed rice. Shogun is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10pm, Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Fresh Juice Bar Fresh Juice Bar provides two pet-friendly tables outside. Their specialties include fresh raw organic juice, green smoothies, bowls, and a number of other innovative creations. Amongst the bowl choices are a bunch of interesting concoctions, including a raw pitaya bowl, organic hemp and flaxseed granola topped with blended raw pitaya, dragon fruit, homemade almond milk, pineapple, mango, banana, fresh berries, and raw agave. You can boost your dish with a long list of healthy extras, such as chia seeds, multivitamin, immune support, and espresso. Fresh Juice Bar is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 5pm, Saturday from 7am to 3pm, and Sunday from 8am to 2pm. See Details
Le Basil Le Basil located in Palm Desert serves an array of delicious Southeast Asian cuisine and is pet-friendly. There are four outdoor tables where Fido can join you for your meal. Le Basil has a variety of noodle options which includes Pad Thai with Thai noodle, chicken, sprouts, and green onion topped with ground peanut. Or a Spicy Noodle with your choice of meat stir-fried with garlic, onions, scallions, bell pepper, basil in a chili sauce with pan-fried rice noodles. Le Basil also offers Tri Flavor Halibut, Honey duck or Grilled Salmon. For dessert, you could order Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango or Fried Banana with Coconut Ice Cream. Le Basil is open Monday through Saturday 11am to 9pm; Sunday 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Mario's Italian Cafe Mario's Italian Cafe, located in Palm Desert, CA, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of homey Italian dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pasta, pizza, seafood, veal, subs, veggies, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the pet-friendly tables available on their two outdoor patios (one is smoking, the other non-smoking.) Try the Puttanesca Pasta with fresh basil, garlic, tomatoes, imported cheese, anchovies, capers, and Kalamata olives in your choice of Alloio or red sauce. Or go for the Hot Maggie Pizza topped with seasoned ground beef, homemade sausage, jalapenos, black olives, onions, peppers, and a five cheese blend. Mario's Italian Cafe is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
JC's Cafe JC's Cafe, located in Palm Desert, CA, is a casual American cafe that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for breakfast and chow down on the New Yorker - a plain bagel topped with smoked Norwegian salmon, cream cheese, thinly-sliced tomato, onion, capers, and lemon, served with fresh fruit. Or if you're in the neighborhood for lunch, you can try the Cubano Sandwich with thinly-sliced ham and pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, and mustard on torta bread. JC's Cafe is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 8pm, and Sunday from 9am to 2pm. See Details
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill, located in Palm Desert, 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 eighteen 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
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving Palm Desert locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Frank Sinatra Drive can head to one of Applebee's 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
Trattoria Tiramisu Trattoria Tiramisu is a dog-friendly restaurant serving Sicilian dishes and other authentic Italian specialties. Visitors to the Trattoria can head to one of its six outdoor tables to enjoy a plate of pasta alongside their pooch. Tiramisu's menu includes antipasti dishes, soups, salads, pasta and risotto, and chicken, veal, seafood, and steak dishes. Regulars rave about the wine list and recommend ordering a glass to swirl, sniff, and sip alongside your meal. Trattoria Tiramisu is open Tuesday through Saturday from 4:30pm to 10:00pm. See Details
The Real Italian Deli Dogs are welcome at the Real Italian Deli. You can get a taste of Italy with dessert, salads, sandwiches, artisan cheese, specialty groceries, fine wine, and authentic a bunch of Italian products. Finish off your eggplant parmesan with a flute limoncello, or have some cannoli once you've finished your meatballs. The Real Italian Deli is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am to 3pm. See Details