Dog Friendly Restaurants in San Diego, CA

There are 584 pet friendly restaurants in San Diego 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 San Diego. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bull's Smokin' BBQ
Bull's Smokin' BBQ Bull's Smokin' BBQ is a dog-friendly eatery in San Diego where Fido can join you at a table on the spacious patio and gets a tasty beef bone! Enjoy pork, chicken, sausage and brisket on sandwiches and platters, ribs, salads, and homemade sides like gumbo, mac and cheese, and hushpuppies. See Details
Pet Friendly Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town
Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town Fred's Mexican Cafe, located in San Diego, CA, is a dog-friendly Mexican sidewalk cafe where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table and enjoy his own Doggie Menu. The $5 Doggie Menu includes Buddy's Bowl with chicken and fries, Snoopy's Scrambled with scrambled eggs, Chance's Chicken with grilled chicken, Baxter's Burger with a handmade patty, and Cujo's Carne with sliced carne asada. Humans can enjoy fajitas, enchiladas, salads, burritos, tacos, burgers and more. Don't forget the one of their house made margaritas to wash it all down. And save room for one of their desserts like the Flan & Bunuelos or the Churro Donut Tower!
Pro tip: If you print off the flyer listed in the photos section of this page and bring it in, your pup eats free!
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Amplified Dog-friendly Amplified in San Diego offers fresh brewed ale, kitchen and beer garden. Upstairs there are bowls for doggies and faux grass for them to lounge on and plenty of shade. Serving pita kebabs and great happy hours. Definitely a place to check put if you're bringing your fur babies into town! See Details
Pappalecco Pappalecco is a dog-friendly restaurant in San Diego serving Italian fare with Tuscan influences to locals and tourists alike. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Pappalecco's menu includes paninis, pizzas, coffee drinks, breakfast items, salads, and wine. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Gelato Cookie Sandwich or Affogato dish. See Details
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station is a dog-friendly craft brewery committed to sustainability and the art of brewing. Dog owners wanting to try a beer from the place once called the "All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth," by BeerAdvocate Magazine can do so alongside Fido at one of the Bistro's many outdoor tables. The World Bistro and Gardens menu includes items inspired by cultures around the world and its ingredients are locally sourced. Dishes include starters, soups, salads, entrees such as Stone Barbecue Duck Tacos, Crispy Skinned Salmon, and Spicy Lamb Sausage Rigatoni, sandwiches, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart, Spiced Carrot Cake or Stone Brownie Sundae. This location of World Bistro and Gardens is open Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Queenstown Public House A laid back environment with a unique decor, Queenstown offers New Zealand inspired dishes and dog-friendly patio seating. See Details
Pacific Beach Fish Shop The Pacific Beach Fish Shop serves up fresh fish daily and gives the customer options on marinades and the style on which to prepare the fish. Dogs are welcome in the outside seating area. See Details
Daybreak Island Grill Daybreak Island Grill is a dog-friendly eatery in San Diego, CA, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table for breakfast or lunch, and even get a doggy meal! Their Hawaiian inspired menu features items like Banana Bread French Toast, Luau Pancakes, breakfast sandwiches and burritos, Eggs Benedicts, Loco Moco, Kalua Pulled Pork, burgers and more. See Details
Bay Park Fish Co. Seafood fresh from the ocean to the plate draw folks to this out of the way spot. Dine outdoors on the patio and Fido can join you -- they'll even bring water. See Details
Cafe 222 Cafe 222 is a casual lunch and dinner spot located in the Gaslamp Quarter with dog-friendly patio seating. Menu includes waffles, scrambles, biscuits and gravy, buttermilk pancakes, chopped chicken salads, tuna melts, and ham and Swiss paninis. Open daily 7am to 1:45pm. See Details
The Blind Burro The Blind Burro is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant serving Baja Coastal Cuisine in the East Village of San Diego. Diners wanting to enjoy a plate made with local and sustainable seafood and produce can do so alongside their furry friend at one of The Blind Burro's eight outdoor tables or bar seating. The Blind Burro's menu includes appetizers, quesadillas, bowls, soups, salads, Baja-style tacos, tortas, and more. Favorites include Chicken Tinga Enchiladas, its Ranchero Burger, Salmon Poke, and the Lengua tacos. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a plate of Churros coated in cinnamon-sugar, and creme anglaise sauce. See Details
Los Panchos Tacos & Cantina Los Panchos Tacos & Cantina welcomes dogs on their outdoor patio in San Diego, CA. The extensive menu offers soups, salads, grilled fajitas, burritos, street tacos, rolled tacos, and more. The drink menu includes beer, wine, tequila, martinis and margaritas. See Details
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse Located near UC San Diego, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse offers a large family- and pet-friendly outdoor patio. Order delicious pizza, sandwiches, slow-roasted entrees and more, or try one of the award winning beers on draft. The patio features an open fire pit for cool evenings. 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
Breakfast Republic Breakfast Republic is a dog-friendly eatery in San Diego, CA, where Fido is welcome to join you at an shady, outdoor table on the patio. Breakfast is served all day with items like omelets, scrambles, pancakes, French toast, and more. See Details
Pizza Port Ocean Beach Pizza Port, located in Ocean Beach, is a dog-friendly casual pizza joint and brewpub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the pet-friendly tables on the restaurant's outdoor patio while you enjoy your meal. Start off with one of the pub's own craft beers and a Portzel, a handmade pretzel made from wholegrain beer crust, sundried tomatoes, feta, garlic, basil, and oregano. Then choose from the BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza topped with tangy BBQ sauce, seasoned meatballs, bacon, mozzarella, cheddar, and red onions or Pizza Solana topped with shrimp, clams, onions, olives, bell peppers, and mushrooms. Pizza Port is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to midnight. See Details
Harbor Town Pub Neighborhood pub with good food, friendly service, unique craft beers, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
The Crack Shack The Crack Shack is a dog-friendly restaurant working "to elevate the chicken and egg to the high perch" of farm to table cuisine. The Crack Shack states that the entire restaurant is pet-friendly, but dogs must remain on a leash and not eat off of the plates. The Crack Shack's menu includes sandwiches, fried chicken, slaws, salads, and Other Cluck dishes such as the Anti-Salad Power Bowl, Chicken Oysters, Schmaltz Fried Fries, Mexican Poutine, Deviled Eggs, and more. Frequent visitors recommend getting one of The Crack Shack's house made sauces to accompany your meal. This location of The Crack Shack is open Sunday from 9am to 10pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 8am to 10pm, Friday from 8am to 11pm and Saturday from 9am to 11pm. See Details
Buon Appetito The passion of the folks running this spot shows in its divine food and service. Fido can join you at an outdoor table. See Details
Sally's Fish House & Bar Sally's Fish House and Bar is a dog-friendly restaurant in San Diego with the motto "one bite will have you hooked." Sally's has several outdoor tables and a grassy area for dog owners wanting to enjoy an ocean-to-table dish alongside their pooch. Fido will be served a bowl of water and can order off of Sally's Dog Menu, which includes Sally's Famous Pupcakes, Chicken and Rice, Crab Cookies, and Rawhide Bones. The Fish House's "human menu" includes shared plates, chilled dishes, soups, salads, sandwiches, vegetable meals, seafood, chicken and steak dishes, and more. Frequent visitors to Sally's recommend ordering the Seafood Tower for yourself and a Pupcake topped with a piece of bacon for your furry friend. See Details
Rei do Gado Bring your appetite to this all-you-can-eat Brazilian buffet, where servers share swords of grilled meats. Dogs allowed at outdoor tables. See Details
Cafe Gratitude Cafe Gratitude is a plant based restaurant with a pet-friendly atmosphere. Dog owners wanting to dig into a gourmet meal alongside their furry friend can do so at one of its nine outdoor tables. The Cafe's menu includes breakfast items, starters such as Spicy Sauteed Broccolini and Buffalo Cauliflower, salads, bowls, sandwiches, wraps, and entrees such as Raw Mexican Lasagna, Summer Polenta, Chef's Seasonal Pizza, Quinoa Shells, and a Mediterranean Sampler. A wide variety of sides, additions, and desserts are also available for order. This location of Cafe Gratitude is open seven days a week from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Woody's Breakfast & Burgers Woody's Breakfast and Burgers, located in Pacific Beach, is a casual beachfront restaurant that serves up a variety of Cali burgers and tacos. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables along the boardwalk for breakfast or dinner. The patio offers unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean as well as great people watching along the boardwalk. To start your day, try the Carne Asada Breakfast Burrito stuffed with house-marinated carne asada, eggs, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, black beans, and rosemary potatoes. Or if you're dropping by for dinner, order the Buddha Burger - a full pound of beef topped with sugar-spiced bacon, grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, avocado, and American cheese. Woody's only welcomes pets at outdoor tables when the boardwalk is dog-friendly. Dogs are allowed before 9am and after 4pm from the beginning of November through the end of March, and before 9am and after 6pm from April through the end of October. See Details