Dog Friendly Restaurants in Palo Alto, CA

There are 60 pet friendly restaurants in Palo Alto that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide 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 Palo Alto. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Terun Pizza
Terun Pizza Modern Italian meet California at this Palo Alto pizzeria. Leashed dogs may sit outside. See Details
Pet Friendly St. Michael's Alley
St. Michael's Alley St. Michael's Alley offers healthy, fresh fare and welcomes dogs to dine on their picturesque open-air patio. A varied menu features ahi tuna poke, crispy pork belly, seared wild sea scallops, sauteed salmon in red curry sauce, and cassoulet with duck confit. Opens at 11:30am Tuesday thru Friday, 10am on weekends, and is closed Mondays. See Details
Crepevine Crepevine is pet friendly! Outdoor sidewalk seating is available. This is a good spot for a leisurely lunch. The quality of the food is outstanding. See Details
Dinah's Poolside Restaurant Dinah's Poolside Restaurant, located in Palo Alto, CA, is an intimate eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American-style dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, chicken, steak, lamb, seafood, pasta, burgers, sandwiches, paninis, 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 Fried Calamari with parmesan, lemon, and chipotle aioli. Next, chow down on the Imperial Wagyu Burger topped with shishito avocado, jack cheese, crispy onions, pickles, tomatoes, and lettuce on a sesame seed bun, served with your choice of fruit or shoestring fries. Or go for the Fennel Crusted All Natural Free Range Lamb Chop with lemon-roasted potatoes, roasted tomatoes, zucchini, and salsa verde. Dinah's Poolside Restaurant is open daily from 6:30am to 10pm. See Details
Philz Coffee Philz Coffee will fill your own mug at a discount so you and Fido can enjoy the patio with money to spare. See Details
The Fish Market Palo Alto This casual seafood restaurant sits atop a retail seafood market, offering some of the freshest seafood around. Leashed dogs are welcome on the shaded patio when it's open. Call ahead to ensure seating is available before arriving. See Details
Gott's Roadside Gott's offers classic staples of Traditional American cuisine with a commitment to utilizing locally sourced ingredients. Leashed dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Pho Banh Mi Pho Banh Mi is a dog-friendly Asian restaurant in Palo Alto, CA, serving up authentic Vietnamese cuisines. Your leashed, well-behaved dog is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Pho Banh Mi serves classic dishes like pho, banh mi, egg rolls, and more. Don't forget to try their Thai teas with boba while you're there! See Details
The Melt The Melt is all about cheesy, melty, and delicious handhelds with tons of flavor. This location in Palo Alto provides dog-friendly seating with a lot of tables outside. The menu is stuffed with specialty sandwiches like Meltburgers, grilled cheeses, patty melts, and chicken sandwiches. You can dig into the Spicy MIssion Meltburger or the comforting Mac Daddy. If you want something a little lighter, the menu offers several salads, too. Pair that with a side of their original fries or a creamy milkshake. Other sweet treats include soft serve, floats, and cookies. Please note that table service isn't available, Fido will need to wait outside while you go inside to order. See Details
Oren's Hummus Shop Oren's Hummus Shop on University Avenue has three pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along. Oren's Hummus Shop is making authentic Middle Eastern fare, with a focus on the delicious chickpea dip, hummus. You can get your hummus with eggplant, lamb, chicken livers, and more. There are also Israeli dishes like Shakshuka, Schnitzel Noir, and Rice Bowls with beef or chicken kebobs. If you can't decide what to get, Oren's Hummus Shop offers sampler dishes where you can mix and match dishes including Falafel, Moroccan Carrots, and Chunky Eggplant. Don't forget to order some fresh;y baked pita bread to go along with your meal. See Details
Cream Cream, located in Palo Alto, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delectable treats. Choose from premium ice creams, freshly-baked cookies, brownies, milkshakes, sundaes, floats, cookie sandwiches, ice cream tacos, and more! 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 Banana Walnut Fudge, Cin-Ful Churro, Cup of Joe, Pistachio Delight, and more! Cream is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 11pm, and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 1am. See Details
True Food Kitchen True Food Kitchen, located in Palo Alto, CA, is a trendy eatery that serves up a variety of fresh, delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a craft cocktail and an order of the Charred Cauliflower with harissa tahini, medjool date, dill, mint, and pistachio. Next, chow down on the Grass-fed Burger topped with umami, mushroom, caramelized onion, arugula, parmesan, and mayo on a flaxseed bun. Or go for the Ancient Grains Bowl with miso sesame-glazed sweet potato, turmeric, charred onion, snow peas, grilled portobello, avocado, and hemp seed. True Food Kitchen is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 10pm, Saturday from 10am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Tootsie's At The Stanford Barn Tootsie's At The Stanford Barn is an authentic Italian cafe with great service and dog-friendly seating. See Details
Fraiche Yogurt Fraiche Yogurt has nice frozen yogurt, and pleasant outdoor seating that is dog friendly. See Details
Palo Alto Cafe Palo Alto Cafe offers a wide selection of coffee from around the world and a menu of light eats in a quiet neighborhood setting with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Enjoy tasty fare such as veggie scrambles, bagels and lox, almond croissants, empanadas, and ham and Swiss paninis. Open daily at 6:30am. See Details
Coupa Cafe Coupa Cafe is a great place to enjoy a leisurely read over a cup of coffee. And your dog can come along too! See Details
La Strada La Strada is a pizza lovers dream with streetside seating for you and your dog. See Details
INDO Restaurant & Lounge There is plenty of seating available on this pet-friendly restaurant's patio where you are welcome to sit with your dog. They also accept reservations if you want to call ahead. Combining Indonesian cuisine with western cooking techniques, Indo Restaurant serves lunch and dinner daily. The menu is full of small plates like Chicken Satay and Tuna Tartar, plus a large variety of entrees including Lobster Pad Thai, Spicy Basil Chicken, and Black Pepper Rib-eye. Open for lunch Monday through Friday ?11am to 2pm, Saturday and Sunday ?11am to 5pm. Dinner Sunday through Thursday ?5pm to 9pm, Friday 4pm to 10pm, and Saturday 5pm to 10pm. See Details
Rangoon Ruby Rangoon Ruby on Emerson Street has two pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along. Rangoon Ruby serves Asian-Burmese cuisine for lunch and dinner. You'll find appetizers like Fried Tofu, Samosas, and Lettuce Wraps to kick off your meal. The menu is full of authentic dishes, with meat and vegetarian options alike. Entrees include Minted Jalapeno Chicken, Pumpkin Pork Stew, and Fiery Tofu and Vegetables. Noodle lovers can try the Burmese Pad Thai, which comes in chicken and shrimp. Save some room for Rangoon Ruby dessert treats like Fried Bananas with ice cream or Sweet Sticky Rice. See Details
Il Fornaio Il Fornaio is located on Cowper Street in Palo Alto. They provide five pet-friendly tables outside. An Italian restaurant with an authentic menu, their chefs proudly prepare a number of pizzas, soups, pasta dishes, and even some items from the rotisserie and grill. Among the numerous real-Italian favorites on offer is their ravioli alla lucana: organic spinach ravioli filled with Italian sausage, ricotta, grana padano, and fennel, topped with fresh tomatoes, spicy tomato sauce with imported peperoncino, pecorino pepato cheese, and fresh basil. See Details
Tea Time Tea Time is a dog-friendly shop specializing in a wide range of high-quality loose leaf teas, as well as English tea services. Tea Time offers five outdoor seats to dog owners wanting to sip alongside their canine companion. Guests arriving with Fido are asked to call ahead before planning their outing. The shop's menu is comprised of more than one hundred and twenty loose leaf teas from around the globe, as well as crumpets, salads, soups, crackers served with cheeses and smoked meats, tea sandwiches, scones, and popular high tea desserts such as tarts, mousse, and more. Tea Time is open Sunday through Wednesday from 9:30am to 5:30pm and Thursday through Saturday from 9:30am to 6:00pm. See Details
Calafia Cafe & Market A Go-Go Calafia Cafe and Market A Go-Go, located in Palo Alto, CA, is a casual joint that serves up fresh, farm-to-table fare suitable for vegetarians and carnivores alike. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their few pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Crispy Pork Belly Buns with slow-cooked, house-cured pork belly, red miso aioli, and pickled habanero peppers. Next, chow down on the Lamb Burger - a Sonoma county lamb patty topped with marinated red onions, tzatziki sauce, and spinach on a pain de mie bun. Or go for the Calafia Vegan Love Plate with roasted baby beets, sauteed heirloom carrots and broccoli sauteed in an oyster mushroom-garlic vinegar sauce with sweet English peas and German butterball potatoes. Calafia Cafe and Market A Go-Go is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 9pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
La Bodeguita del Medio La Bodeguita del Medio, located in Palo Alto, CA, is a casual joint that serves up delicious, authentic Cuban cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, steak, chicken, pork, seafood, 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 an order of the Camarones con Mojo - spicy sauteed shrimp with piquillo and habanero peppers, served on Cuban toast. Next, chow down on the Caribbean Curry - house-made spicy curry with coconut milk, turmeric, carrots, plantains, yuca, greens, hot peppers, and white rice. Or go for the Coconut Crusted Snapper - crispy snapper with boniato mash, wilted greens, and key lime-butter sauce. La Bodeguita del Medio is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10pm, and Saturday from 5:30pm to 10pm. See Details
Ada's Cafe Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this dog-friendly Palo Alto cafe. Ada's Cafe serves coffee and espresso drinks, freshly baked pastries, and items for breakfast and lunch. Featured dishes include ham and cheese biscuits, cinnamon rolls, breakfast burritos, Cobb salads, ham and brie sandwiches, hummus plates, and brownies. Ada's Cafe is open Monday 11am - 5pm, Tuesday - Thursday 8am - 7pm, Friday - Sunday 8am - 6pm. See Details