Dog Friendly Restaurants in San Luis Obispo, CA

There are 33 pet friendly restaurants in San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Novo Restaurant & Lounge
Novo Restaurant & Lounge Located in the heart of downtown with a lovely dog-friendly creekside patio, Novo serves an upscale menu of international cuisine and a wide selection of craft beer, global wines, and classic and signature cocktails. Choose from delicious options such as calamari, Singapore chicken satay, diver scallops, grilled lamb chops, Thai red vegetable curry, and roasted quail. Dogs are welcome on the patio overlooking San Luis Creek. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Pet Friendly Luna Red
Luna Red Luna Red has a large dog-friendly patio. The waitstaff is very accommodating and will make sure to bring your dog over a bowl for water as well. The food is "Global Tapas" inspired and is amazing. The prices are really good for the quality of food received and the ambiance/vibe of the restaurant is by far one of the best in SLO. See Details
Firestone Grill Hamburgers, sandwiches, salads, and Firestone craft beer. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
F. McClintock's Located in Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo, F. McClintock's serves smoked chicken, grilled calamari, and ribeye steaks. Climate-controlled patio welcomes dogs. See Details
High Street Market & Deli Located in a "vintage relic of a building in a funky little neighborhood," High Street Market and Deli is a pet-friendly sandwich joint. Visitors to High Street can sit at one of its many outdoor tables to enjoy a meal while Fido lounges underfoot. High Street's menu includes breakfast items, sandwiches, and salads. Frequent visitors to High Street Market recommend ordering the Macaroni Salad to accompany your meal. High Street Market is open seven days a week from 9:00am to 5:30pm. See Details
Petra Mediterranean Pizza and Grill Petra Mediterranean Pizza and Grill, located in San Luis Obispo, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a myriad of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their few pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Gyro Pizza topped with garlic sauce, sundried tomatoes, spinach, chopped garlic, and gyro meat. Petra Mediterranean Pizza and Grill is open daily from 10:30am to 10:30pm. See Details
Splash Cafe Featuring daily hand-crafted specials, fresh baked goods, designer chocolates, and a bright, cheerful environment. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join you at the outside tables. See Details
Slo Brew Slo Brew, located in San Luis Obispo, CA, is a casual, laid-back brewpub that serves up a variety of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Spicy Green Chile Nachos - house-made tortilla chips topped with hatch green chile, pork, cotija cheese, onions, and cilantro. Next, chow down on the Baja Fish Tacos filled with battered Alaskan cod, cilantro-lime-chipotle crema, cabbage, red onion, radish, and roasted chile salsa, served with beans and pickled veggies. Or go for the Nasty Nashville's Hot Thighs - buttermilk-fried chicken thighs with a Nashville hot rub, topped with kale slaw, bacon, Japanese mayo, and pickles on a brioche bun. See Details
Sidecar Sidecar serves burgers, vegan hash, risotto, and pork osso buco. Dogs are welcome on the front patio. See Details
Gus's Grocery Gus's Grocery serves up yummy sandwiches and offers a nice patio where dogs are welcome. Open daily 7am to 6:30pm. See Details
Creeky Tiki Creeky Tiki offers a varied menu of delicious dishes, from nachos and hot wraps to pulled pork sandwiches and pizza. Creekside patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Marston's Bar & Grill Sports bar serves wings, pulled pork sandwiches, ribeye steaks, and plenty of cold beer. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Giuseppe's Cucina Rustica Giuseppe's Cucina Rustica is a dog-friendly farm to fork restaurant serving Italian fare. Dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of pasta can do so alongside their pooch at one of Giuseppe's several outdoor seats on the front and back patio. The restaurant's menu includes antipasti dishes, salads, pasta, wood fired pizzas, chicken, seafood, and pork entrees, along with Italian sides. Diners with a sweet tooth can save room for a Meyer Lemon Cheesecake or Cannoli. Giuseppe's is open Sunday from 10:30am to 9:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10:00pm and Saturday from 10:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Cafe Roma With a self-proclaimed "colorful gastronomic history," Cafe Roma is a dog-friendly Italian restaurant. Dog owners with Fido in tow and a craving for a plate of pasta can head to one of Cafe Roma's twelve outdoor tables. Its garden patio is covered with a full awning, heated, and lit up at night. Cafe Roma's menu includes antipasti dishes, salads, paninis, pizzas, seafood, pasta, veal, ribs, and more. Diners with room for dessert can enjoy a New York Style Cheesecake, Lemon Sorbetto, or Gorzonzola Dolce and Sottocenere al Tartuffo. Cafe Roma is open Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:00pm and Monday through Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Milestone Tavern Milestone Tavern is a dog-friendly spot to find food, beer, wine, and spirits in San Luis Obispo. Dog owners can head to one of the Tavern's twelve outdoor tables to enjoy a meal alongside their furry friend. Milestone's menu includes brunch items, First Bites such as Artichoke and Spinach Dip, Oven Baked Pretzels, and Shrimp Lettuce Cups, tacos, salads, burgers, sandwiches, Milestone Steak Frites, a Buddha Bowl, Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, Market Fish Tostada, Char Sui Pork Belly Stir Fry, hand tossed pizzas, and more. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Apple Upside Down Cake or Milestone Doughnuts. Milestone Tavern is open seven days a week from 9am to 12am. See Details
Breakfast Buzz Breakfast Buzz dishes up satisfying breakfasts in a relaxed atmosphere where dogs are welcome to dine outside on the patio. See Details
Flour House Flour House SLO serves up authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, pasta, cocktails, and draft beer in downtown San Luis Obispo. Fido is permitted to join you for a slice at an outdoor table on the sidewalk. Flour House is open Wednesday through Monday from 4pm to 9pm. See Details
Jaffa Cafe Jaffa Cafe on Monterey Street is home to four pet-friendly tables outside. These specialists in Mediterranean cuisine offer a menu full of favorites, including a number of hot entrees, pita wraps, salad entrees, and a range of combo plates. If you select the combo plate option, you can choose any three of the following: falafel, hummus, baba ganoush, grilled veggies, chicken pesto, grape leaves, angel hair pasta, or tomato cucumber. On the side, you can indulge in some rice, thick pita, or a single kabob and finish off your dining experience with the traditional sweet treat, baklava. 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
See Canyon Hard Cider Handcrafted hard cider made with fresh pressed apples and no artificial sweeteners. Dogs are welcome inside the tasting room and on the patio. See Details
Old San Luis BBQ Old San Louis BBQ is a dog-friendly spot to find authentic Santa Maria style cuisine and family recipes dating back nearly a century. Dog owners wanting to enjoy a plate of award-winning bbq can do so alongside their furry friend at one of Old San Louis' ten outdoor tables. The restaurant's menu includes craft beer, wine, sandwiches, pit plates, sliders, salads, and sides such as Apple Cucumber Coleslaw with Jalapenos and Cowboy Corn Pie. Old San Louis BBQ is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11am to 8pm, Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2am. See Details
Emily's Cinnamon Rolls Emily's Cinnamon Rolls is an upscale cinnamon roll bakery with a dog-friendly atmosphere. Emily's has three outdoor tables for diners with a sweet tooth and Fido in tow wanting to enjoy a handcrafted roll and a cup of coffee. Emily's menu includes Traditional rolls with cream cheese frosting, Pecan Sticky Buns, Banana Nutella Cinnamon Rolls, Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls, Rasberry Swirl, and Mini Rolls. Emily's Cinnamon Rolls is open Tuesday through Saturday from 7am to 2pm. See Details
Taco DE Mexico Taco DE Mexico in San Luis Obispo is known for their handmade tortillas and stuffed burritos. You can dine with Fido at the ten dog-friendly tables outside. They offer customizable tacos and burritos with a hot bar full of your favorite toppings like chorizo, steak, chicken, and veggies. Add in some cilantro, pico de gallo, or diced onions for a flavorful feast! If you come by on the weekend, don't miss out on the homemade Menudo, a homey beef stew with authentic Mexican flavors. 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
Del Monte Cafe Del Monte Cafe is a family-operated neighborhood eatery in San Luis Obispo, CA, that has been serving up homemade American comfort food to San Luis Obispo since 1981. Their menu offers options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dogs may join you on the shaded, pet-friendly patio. See Details
Louisa's Place Louisa's Place, located in San Luis Obispo, CA, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Seafood Florentine Omelette with Bay shrimp, crab, fresh spinach, jack cheese, Hollandaise sauce, and fresh avocado. Or stop by for lunch and chow down on the Monterey Melt Sandwich with sliced smoked turkey, jack cheese, and Ortega chilies on locally baked sourdough bread. Louisa's Place is open daily from 6am to 3pm. See Details