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Dog Friendly Restaurants in San Marcos, CA

There are 31 pet friendly restaurants in San Marcos 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 Marcos. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Old California Coffee House & Eatery
Old California Coffee House & Eatery Old California serves coffee, tea, hot and iced drinks, soups, salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Pets welcome on outdoor patio. See Details
Tap In Tavern Modern tavern inside the clubhouse of the remodeled St. Mark Executive golf course. Dog friendly on the beautiful outdoor patio. Late night happy hour from 6-9 pm. Drop by for pizza, sandwiches, and refreshing craft beer. See Details
Players Sports Bar Players serves tasty pub fare like nachos, chicken tenders, pulled pork sandwiches, and BBQ chicken pizza. There are two dog-friendly patios to relax with Fido. See Details
San Elijo Vine & Tap San Elijo Vine & Tap, located in San Marcos, CA, is a casual gastropub that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. San Elijo Vine & Tap is open Monday from 4pm to 9pm, Tuesday from 4pm to 10pm, Wednesday from 3pm to 10pm, Thursday from 1pm to 10pm, Friday from 12pm to 10:30pm, Saturday from 3pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Churchill's Pub & Grille English American craft beer pub serves sandwiches, burgers, and fish and chips. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Grill at St Mark Golf course restaurant where dogs are welcome on the patio for lunch and dinner. Menu includes po'boy sliders, BBQ duck wings, Angus meatloaf burgers, chicken carbonara, and grilled Atlantic salmon. See Details
Better Buzz Coffee San Marcos Claiming to 'take the sting out of your morning,' Better Buzz Coffee is a dog-friendly shop serving fresh organic, fair trade, and dark roast blends to San Marcos locals and tourists alike. The coffee shop offers four outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to sip on a cup of joe alongside Fido. Better Buzz's menu includes hot and iced handcrafted drinks, espressos, ice blended drinks, cold brews, smoothies, grilled sandwiches, toast, acai bowls, and baked goods such as muffins, loaves, cookies, bagels, french pastries, scones, and more. 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
Two Brothers From Italy Two Brothers from Italy is a dog-friendly Italian restaurant serving a variety of dishes to locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Two Brothers looking to enjoy a slice alongside their canine can do so at one of its two outdoor tables. Two Brothers' menu includes pizzas, subs, calzones, pasta, salads, sides and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a slice of Cheesecake, a Cannoli, or a Tiramisu. This location of Two Brothers from Italy is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Friends Yogurt Friends Yogurt is a pet-friendly frozen sweet shop serving both San Marcos locals and tourists alike. Dog owners with a sweet tooth can head to one of Friends' three outdoor tables to enjoy their treat alongside their canine. Friends' menu includes sandwiches, paninis, salads, wraps, soups, and smoothies, along with its frozen yogurt. It's yogurt flavors include Sea Salt Caramel Pretzel, Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun, Candy Bar Smash, Dreamy Dark Chocolate, Birthday Cake, Cherry Amaretto, Lemon Ice Box Pie, as well as sorbets such as Blue Daiquiri Ice Sorbet, and Greek Frozen Yogurts. Friends is open seven days a week from 11am to 8pm. See Details
Baskin-Robbins The world's largest chain of ice cream shops, Baskin-Robbins is a dog-friendly sweet shop serving San Marcos 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
In-N-Out Burger Established in 1948, In-N-Out Burger started life as California's first drive-thru hamburger stand. In-N-Out Burger on Grand Avenue in San Marcos has five pet-friendly tables outside. As the name suggests, their kitchen dishes up a number of different burger options, like hamburgers, combos, and cheeseburgers. Their cheeseburger is made up of freshly baked buns, real American cheese, American beef, onions, lettuce, tomato, and spread. The most appropriate way for you and Fido to enjoy your In-N-out experience may be to order your items Animal style. Animal style burgers are smothered in Thousand Island dressing, mustard and extra pickles, while the fries are topped with cheese, spread and grilled onions. You can accompany your burger with freshly cut fries and one of the shakes: made with real ice cream, including chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla. 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
Debbie's Restaurant and Pie Shoppe Family restaurant, outside dining for dogs and people. Home style food, homemade pies, friendly staff. 17 years at this location. Come by with your doggies and we have a special treat for them. See Details
Pei Wei Asian Diner Healthy Pan-Asian noodle & rice dishes and more. Dogs are welcome on our outdoor seating. See Details
Hooters Hooters, located in San Marcos, is a well-known bar and eatery that offers up an array of tasty pub grub served by the famed Hooters Girls. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Tex Mex Nachos - fresh chips topped with cheese, chili, guacamole, lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapenos, sour cream, and zesty chipotle sauce. Next, chow down on the Baja Fish Tacos with grilled or crispy fish, pico de gallo, fresh cabbage, and special sauce. Or go for the Texas Cheesesteak Sandwich with steak, sauteed onions, green peppers, mushrooms, provolone cheese, queso, Daytona Beach sauce, pico de gallo, and sliced jalapenos! See Details
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill in San Marcos, CA, 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 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
Taco Bar Taco Bar is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant with a self-proclaimed "unique atmosphere." Taco Bar offers two outdoor tables to taco-loving guests with Fido tagging along. The restaurant's menu includes tacos, tortas, plates, tostadas, burritos, quesadillas, mulitas, soups, and more. Frequent visitors recommend ordering the grilled fish tacos and a domestic or imported beer to wash it all down. This location of Taco Bar is open Sunday through Wednesday from 7am to 10pm and Thursday through Saturday from 7am to 11pm. See Details
Noodles & Company Noodles & Company on Grand Avenue has three pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to dine with your dog. Noodles & Company has noodle and pasta dishes with an international flare. You can get Asian dishes like Japanese Pan Noodles, Italian bowls including Spaghetti and Meatballs, and comfort food meals like Wisconsin Mac and Cheese. Most of the entrees can be made gluten-free. Salads, soups, and shareable items including Korean BBQ Meatballs, Potstickers, and Cheesy Garlic Bread. Check out the rotating specials and you might find Buffalo Mac and Cheese and Pasta Fresca. Bringing the kids with your too? No problem. Noodles & Company has kids meals. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will have 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 San Marcos with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's thirteen 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
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt Dogs are welcome at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt on S Las Posas Road, where you and Fido will discover a lot of dog-friendly tables outside. The menu includes one-hundred rotating yogurt flavors and more than seventy rotating toppings. The different yogurt types available are nonfat, low carb', gluten-free, no sugar added, vegan, dairy-free sorbets, and kosher. The toppings are fresh fruits, candies, chocolates, hot fudge, cereal, granola, and nuts. Additionally, they also offer fresh waffle bowls made on-site every single day. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to make your yogurt. See Details
Rubio's Coastal Grill Rubio's Coastal Grill on Center Drive has six pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Rubio's Coastal Grill combines the fresh flavors from the sea, with Mexican dishes. The signature dish at Rubio's Coastal Grill is the Beer Battered Fish Taco, made with Alaskan pollock and a recipe that hasn't changed since 1983. Seafood is also stuffed into burritos at Rubio's Coastal Grill, with options like Salsa Verde Shrimp and Surf and Turf. For something a little lighter, try one of the Poke rice bowls. If you have a sweet tooth, you can try the Warm Cinnamon Churros or one of the freshly-baked Ghiradelli Chocolate Chip Oatmeal or Snickerdoodle 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
Froyolove Froyolove is a dog-friendly spot to grab a frozen sweet. Dog owners wanting to kick back and enjoy a Strawberry Lemonade Sorbet can do so alongside Fido at one of Froyolove's four outdoor tables. The sweet shop's menu includes flavors such as the seasonal favorite Girl Scout Thin Mint, Mom's Oatmeal Cookie, Dole Pineapple Sorbet, Rootbeer Float, and Apple Spice. Toppings include a wide variety of candy, nuts, cereal, fresh fruit, cookies, and more. Froyolove is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on Grand Avenue, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Grand Avenue has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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