Dog Friendly Restaurants in San Mateo, CA

There are 200 restaurants in San Mateo, CA that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Check out the listings below for a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners who've eaten there. Bone appetit!

Central Park Bistro

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Central Park Bistro offers cosmopolitan cuisine and outdoor seating for dogs. Menu includes crab and lobster cakes, wood oven roasted prawns, Chilean sea bass, duck ragout, baby back ribs, and grilled Australian lamb chops. Opens for lunch at 11:30am Monday thru Friday.

The Swingin Door

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The Swingin Door is a great place to hang out and have a few cold ones with friends, not to mention your four-legged friend.

Bucky's Cocktail Lounge

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Bucky's Cocktail Lounge is a cozy and lively dive bar that makes both regulars and newcomers feel right at home at the bar and on the dog-friendly fenced back patio. They offer plenty of beer choices and creative signature cocktails. Leashed dogs are always welcome. Great spot to catch a game or shoot some pool with friends. Closes at 2am every night.

The Counter

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Make-your-own burger menu, great sides & beer selection. Outdoor patio seating allows dogs.

Jack's Prime Burgers and Shakes

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Jack's Prime burgers & shakes is putting a modern spin on the classic burger diner. Bring your friends and family and sit down to enjoy a classic flame-grilled burger like the Angry Cowboy, Whiskey Town Express, and Phoenix From the Flames. Be sure to wash it down with a hand-spun shake. Outdoor patio tables welcome dogs.

Windy City Pizza and BBQ

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Windy City Pizza and BBQ is San Mateo and the Peninsula's home for traditional Chicago style pizza and Texas smokehouse barbecue. They provide outdoor, dog-friendly seating for customers and their pups.

Palomino Restaurant & Bar

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The delicious New American Mediterranean-style fare at Palomino's can be enjoyed outdoors on the dog-friendly patio. Menu features tasty options such as crispy calamari, Sicilian meatballs, charred kale salad, artisan pizzas, rigatoni bolognese, prawn scampi, and grilled filet mignon. Opens Monday thru Friday at 11:15am and 11am on weekends.

Universal Cafe

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Universal Cafe has been a Mission District staple since 1994, offering an ever changing New American menu featuring a rotating roster of awesome seasonal eats as well as dog-friendly outdoor seating. Sample delicious dishes like house gnocchi with blue cheese, mushroom ravioli, roasted chicken, and char-grilled country pork chops, plus weekday and weekday brunch food. Open for dinner Monday thru Friday at 5:30pm.

Park Chow

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Park Chow offers a warm, open atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating to serve fresh, organic dishes. A health-conscious menu features wontons, organic spinach salad, Asian-style grilled fish sandwiches, lamb burgers, linguini with seafood, and bistro style flank steak. Opens daily at 8am.

Sam's Chowder House

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Sam's Chowder House has a great patio that's often filled with happy pups and owners dining on tasty seafood.

Miramar Beach Restaurant

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Miramar Beach Restaurant serves generously poured libations in a cool atmosphere with plenty of dog-friendly seating available.

River City Brewing Company

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River City Brewing Company in Sacramento has great burgers and salads too. They have a dog-friendly patio and the service is friendly. Water bowls are provided too.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

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A fun brewery with a West coast twist. Outdoor dining by the fire pits is a big draw, and best of all it's Fido friendly.

Doc's Clock

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Doc's Clock is a dog friendly bar with great beer and liquor specials at happy hour. Happy hour proceeds on Fridays go to Wonderdog rescue.

Park Chalet Garden Restaurant

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Park Chalet in San Francisco has a huge lawn out back with tables and is one of the best dog-friendly restaurants in the city.

Toronado Pub

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Toronado Pub offers up to 40 rotating craft beers on tap from across the globe and over 70 more in bottles and cans in a friendly dive bar-like setting that welcomes leashed dogs. Great spot to gather for after-work drinks, catch some live music, or relax on a lazy Saturday afternoon. Open daily from 11:30am to 2am.

The Fat Lady Restaurant

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The Fat Lady serves New American cuisine in a subdued, inviting setting with a comfy outdoor seating area that welcomes dogs. Enjoy lunch and dinner favorites such as dungeness crab cakes, Tuscan chicken sandwiches, seafood pasta, rack of lamb, and ribeye steak. Opens at 11:30am during the week an 9am on weekends.

Zuni Cafe

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The holy trinity of oysters, Caesar salad and roast chicken draws patrons to this spot. Pets can join you outdoors, will bring a water bowl.

El Rio

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Enjoy some BBQ at the huge dog-friendly heated outdoor patio at El Rio. Inside they have TVs, shuffleboard and pool.

Le Garage

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Enjoy French food with a view of the harbor. Pet-designated area is available so that you can keep an eye on your dog while you dine.

Cafe Leila

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At dog friendly Cafe Leila, enjoy warm smiling servers and delicious food - try the macaroons.

Kara's Cupcakes

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Kara's Cupcakes uses local ingredients to create decadent, sophisticated small batch cupcakes that will satisfy your sweet tooth in a warm, neighborhood locale with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Sample yummy flavors like chocolate coconut, passion fruit, raspberry dazzle, and red velvet. Opens daily at 10am.

Fish

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This sustainable seafood restaurant offers locally-sourced scrumptious food, delectable desserts, a wine menu, and dog-friendly seating.

Murray Circle at Cavallo Point

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If your dog is leashed, the Michelin starred Murray Circle is the perfect place to tuck into its fabulous tasting menu and wine pairings.

Tootsie's At The Stanford Barn

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Tootsie's At The Stanford Barn is an authentic Italian cafe with great service and dog-friendly seating.

Chaya Brasserie

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An infinite menu of sushi selections, each more delicious than the last. Enjoy stunning views at an outdoor table and your pet can join you.

Dopo

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Dopo is the place when you want to indulge in tasty pizza and pasta in a relaxed atmosphere. Expect a wait. Pets welcome at outdoor tables.

Poggio Trattoria

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Poggia is a casual Italian eatery that utilizes fresh local ingredients and house grown herbs and vegetables. Leashed dogs are welcome on the patio.

Bocanova

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Bocanova is the perfect spot for a sunset happy hour. They have a great space, awesome dog-friendly patio, and unique drinks choices.

Plouf

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Plouf serves upscale seafood dishes in the Financial District in a festive alley-way with dog-friendly terrace seating. Menu consists of clam chowder, oysters, mussels, seasonal sorbet, and vanilla bean creme brulee. Call ahead for hours.

Little House Cafe

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Little House Cafe is a crowd pleaser, thanks to their yummy food, seating for dogs and communal blankets to share a meal outside!

North Beach Restaurant

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North Beach Restaurant in San Francisco is a local dog friendly favorite.

Nopalito

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Nopalito offers fresh Mexican dishes and a semi-enclosed outside eating area that is dog friendly. Enjoy a beer with your pup.

Chop Bar

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Located near Jack London Square, the dog-friendly Chop Bar serves up tasty bistro style food using the best ingredients the Bay are has to offer. Menu includes pork ribs, cassoulet, chicken pot pie, fish stew, and oxtail poutine. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Opens at 8am Monday thru Friday, 9am on weekends.

Kingfish Pub & Cafe

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Kingfish Pub & Cafe is a historic landmark in Oakland. Besides being dog friendly, they serve good food and a large selection of beer. Dogs are allowed inside.

Rick & Ann's

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The dog-friendly Rick & Ann's has been offering delicious dishes just like mom used to make for over 25 years. Sample breakfast and lunch options such as buttermilk pancakes, cheese omelettes, chicken pot pie, mac and cheese, BLTs, and Niman Ranch beef burgers. Dogs are welcome in the cozy outdoor seating area. Open daily 7:30am to 3pm.

The Original Pancake House

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The Original Pancake House serves up a large menu of breakfast classics and has patio seating for pups upon request.

The Albatross Pub

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The Albatross Pub in Berkeley is dog friendly until 8 pm. They have ample seating, a popcorn machine, pool tables, board games, live music, and plenty of brews.

The Black Horse London Pub

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The Black Horse London Pub is small but fun. They are dog friendly. For the ladies, there's a good mani-pedi place next door.

High Tide Restaurant Cafe and Creperie

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High Tide Restaurant Cafe and Creperie serves up tasty fare like the savory Florentine Crepe and has a pet-friendly patio.

Bijou Restaurant & Bar

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Bijou Restaurant & Bar is a French eatery with plenty of dog-friendly seating outside.

Tartine Bakery & Cafe

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Tartine offers tasty baked goods and hot-pressed sandwiches in a cozy atmosphere with an outdoor seating area that welcomes dogs. Enjoy yummy cookies, scones, bread pudding, cakes, fresh breads, and a variety of coffee drinks and rare teas. Opens at 7:30am Tuesday thru Friday and 8am Saturday thru Monday.

Il Piccolo Cafe Specialita Italiane

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Enjoy tasty Italian food at Il Piccolo Cafe Specialita Italiane. Front outdoor tables welcome dogs.

La Fondue

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La Fondue has a pet-friendly patio and serves up bowls of bubbly fondue that will please any picky eater.

Duboce Park Cafe

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Duboce Park Cafe offers a tasty Cobb Salad, a friendly atmosphere and plenty of outdoor seating for you and your pooch.

Cafe Flore

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Cafe Flore has been offering tasty eats, a casual setting, and dog-friendly outdoor seating to locals and tourists alike since 1973. Menu includes flank steak salad, chicken pot pie, mac and cheese, wagyu burgers, and fresh made lobster ravioli. Open 10am to midnight Monday thru Friday, 8am to midnight on weekends.

Bender's Bar and Grill

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Bender's Bar and Grill has a great beer selection and serves burgers, tacos, and fried Oreos. The outdoor area isn't very big, but it is dog friendly. Call ahead to ensure availability.

Cameron's Restaurant

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Cameron's Restaurant is dog-friendly and features an authentic menu of British food, along with a massive selection of tapped, bottled, and canned brews. Enjoy tasty pub eats such as clam chowder, baked potatoes, pizza, pasties, bangers and mash, bacon cheeseburgers, pesto chicken, and meatloaf with mashed potatoes. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

Chow Danville

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Chow of Danville serves good food and offers a decent sized outdoor patio with a fire pit & heaters that welcomes Fido. Hearty breakfasts and a friendly staff.

St. Michael's Alley

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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.

Wescafe

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This family-owned. dog-friendly neighborhood cafe serves a wide selection of hot and cold beverages to complement a traditional breakfast and lunch menu. Whether it's a hot coffee drink, fresh glass of juice, hearty bacon cheeseburger, or beef lasagna, Wescafe has something for everyone. Dogs are welcome on the spacious garden patio. Open 6am to 6pm Monday thru Friday, 7am to 6pm on Saturday, and 7am to 4pm on Sunday.

Mel's Drive-In

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Mel's Drive-In allows you to dine on their tasty diner fare in the comfort of your car, so you can bring your dog too!

Speisekammer

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Speisekammer has a great dog friendly beer garden. Don't miss their spaetzle!

Farley Bar

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Farley Bar is a dog friendly location in Sausalito

Cafe Bastille

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As you dine you might begin to forget you're not in France! Come on the weekend to enjoy live music. Dine outdoors and Fido can join you.

Sprinkles Cupcakes

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Sprinkles Cupcakes is famous for its crowd-pleasing desserts like the Red Velvet Cupcake, and offers dog-friendly seating outside.

Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers

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Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers offers over 20 kinds of salads and specialty burgers to suit anyone's palate, and a tropical patio that is dog friendly. Other tasty options include chili, truffle French fries, kosher beef franks, and shakes and malts. Opens daily at 11am.

Rogue Ales Public House

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Rogue Ales Public House offers a dog-friendly beer garden with a great drink selection and quick service.

Penelope Bar & Lounge

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Penelope Bar & Lounge is a casual lounge located in downtown Oakland offering an array of beer and spirits and welcomes leashed dogs. Sample a refreshing lineup of signature cocktails, craft brews, and wine while nibbling on meat and cheese plates. Open weekdays 11am to 11pm; closed on weekends.

Cafe Capriccio

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Cafe Capriccio serves consistently good food with hardy portions in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere dog friendly, amazing happy hour!

T-Rex Barbecue

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T-Rex Barbecue offers traditional barbecue favorites packed with flavor in a contemporary,spacious atmosphere that welcomes dogs in the outdoor seating area. Sample delicious BBQ meats from ribs to brisket, plus pulled pork sandwiches, mac and cheese, southern fried chicken, and grilled salmon. Opens at 11:30am Monday through Friday and 10:30am on weekends.

Surf Spot

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Upscale modern American food and seafood, live music, volleyball, and a dog-friendly back patio and front porch.

Philz Coffee

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Philz Coffee will fill your own mug at a discount so you and Fido can enjoy the outdoor seating with money to spare.

Fraiche Yogurt

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Fraiche Yogurt has nice frozen yogurt, and pleasant outdoor seating that is dog friendly.

Los Gatos Cafe

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Los Gatos Cafe serves breakfast, brunch and sandwiches and yummy fries. They have outdoor seating and are dog friendly.

Cafe Brioche

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The unpretentious and intimate Cafe Brioche serves wonderful sandwiches and has seating outside for your pet.

Southern Kitchen

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Southern Kitchen serves up amazing comfort food in a friendly atmosphere where dogs are welcome.

The Counter

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The Counter is a local favorite for custom-built burgers with a nice outdoor seating area where dogs are welcome.

Princeton Seafood Co. Restaurant and Fish Market

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Princeton Seafood Co. serves fish n' chips and has a walk-up order window and outside seating for dogs.

San Francisco Creamery Co

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San Francisco Creamery Co is a dog-friendly old fashioned soda fountain that will tickle your sweet tooth with its ice cream delights. Outdoor tables are not full-service; you'll have to order from the take-out window before sitting outside.

Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill

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Sample from a delectable menu of surf and turf. Dogs are allowed at tables on the dock overlooking Lake Merritt.

Burgermeister

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Burgermeister is proud to serve beef which is not tainted by chemicals and filler. This San Francisco family owned/operated business uses only the finest quality all natural beef in the Bay area provided by the famous Niman Ranch located in Marin County in Northern California. Dogs always welcome on patio.

Plumed Horse

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A water bowl awaits at Plumed Horse, where outstanding service and a unique California fare are the order of the day.

Hobson's Choice

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Hobson's Choice is a dog friendly bar in the San Francisco area. Food can be delivered from nearby Askew - try the BBQ nachos.

Tomate Cafe

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Bring your furry friend to Tomate Cafe, with its dog-friendly patio, relaxed atmosphere, and diverse menu of breakfast and lunch offerings, such as huevos rancheros, pulled pork omelets, French toast, Italian sausage subs, classic tuna melts, and lamb chops. Open daily 8am to 3pm.

Chez Maman

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Lovely French cuisine, particularly great if you're in the mood for a late night meal. Dine outdoors and your pet can join you.

Firehouse Grill & Brewery

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Brewery with great burgers, sandwiches, ribs, and steaks. They allow pets on their large back patio.

Missouri Lounge

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Missouri Lounge in Berkeley has comfy velvet couches inside and a dog-friendly section outside.

The Homemade Cafe

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The Homemade Cafe dishes up scrumptious breakfasts and refreshing mimosas in a bright diner-like setting with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Dig into menu favorites like steak and eggs, Denver omelettes, cinnamon swirl French toast, fried egg sandwiches, sausage grinders, tuna melts, and garden burgers. Open 7am to 2pm during the week and 8am to 3pm on weekends.

Scott's Seafood

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Enjoy a seafood dinner and some smooth jazz while you dine. Eat on the terrace and your pet is welcome at the front street side seating.

Picante Cocina Mexicana

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Mexican cafeteria style with homemade salsa & tortillas, vegetarian options, affordable prices. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables.

Cafe M

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Cafe M is a cool spot for a delicious morning meal with your favorite pup in tow.

Bi-Rite Creamery

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Bi-Rite Creamery offers a variety of delicious treats. Dogs are welcome at the outside benches.

Madera

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Features wood-burning grill & American fare incl. duck salad, veal and pork meatloaf sandwich. Fido welcome at outdoor seating.

Donato Enoteca

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The sprawling Donato Enoteca prepares handmade pizzas that are always a hit, just like the water bowl they keep handy.

Rose's Cafe

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They serve tasty Italian fare at all meals, but their breakfast pizza is the star of the brunch menu. Dine al fresco and Fido can join you.

Underdog Hot Dog & Sausage

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It sounds like an anomaly, but this hot dog joint serves up an array of tasty organic cuisine. Special area where you can eat with your dog.

Il Fornaio

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Il Fornaio serves authentic Italian cuisine in an upscale atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating that boasts beautiful views of San Francisco Bay. A distinctly Mediterranean menu features caprese salad, beef carpaccio, margherita pizza, penne alla vodka, veal scaloppine, and linguine mare chiaro. Opens at 11:30am during the week, 10am on Saturday, and 9am on Sunday.

Cinecitta Ristorante & Bar

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Cincecitta Ristorante & Bar is cozy with good food and a laid back atmosphere. They have dog-friendly outdoor seating also.

Lanesplitter Pub & Pizza Temescal

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Brews and 'za attract diners with big appetites to this biker bar-esque pizzeria. They provide a water bowl for Fido if you dine outdoors.

MoMo's

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MoMo's offers American food in a sleek atmosphere with plenty of dog-friendly outdoor seating. Hearty menu choices include baked mac and cheese, Thai chili glazed wings, margherita pizza, spiced lamb burgers, gumbo, and prime New York steak. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday, 11am on Saturday, and 10am on Sunday.

Chow

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Chow is proud to offer fresh & healthy, high-quality comfort food at affordable prices with our signature warm, friendly service and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu selections include soup, salads, sandwiches, linguini with seafood, pepperoni pizza, chicken enchiladas, and bistro style flank steak. Dogs are welcome at umbrella tables. Opens at 7am during the week, 8am on weekends.

The Atlas Cafe

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The Atlas Cafe spins great world music, offers delicious eats and has dog-friendly seating too!

Burgermeister

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Burgermeister has a dog-friendly patio and offers comfort foods like the Philly Cheese Steak sandwich with garlic fries.

Pomodoro

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Pomodoro's Italian food is cozy and relaxing and your pup can enjoy the ambiance on their patio.

New Morning Cafe

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New Morning Cafe is a local favorite for breakfast and offers a great outdoor seating area for pets.

Red's Java House

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Nothing fancy here, just good greasy eats and brews, perfect before/after a game. Dine outside with Fido and they'll bring a water bowl.

The Coffee Mill & Bakery

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The Coffee Mill & Bakery offers traditional breakfast and lunch fare in a friendly atmosphere with front outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Enjoy hearty dishes like chorizo scrambles, crab cake Benedicts, buttermilk pancakes, BLTs, bacon cheeseburgers, chicken teriyaki sandwiches, and albacore tuna melts. Open daily 7am to 3pm.

Flying Fish Grill

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People go crazy for this affordable seafood shack. Very popular, so arrive early to beat the crowds. Fido can join you at one of the two outdoor tables.

Il Fornaio

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Truly excellent high-end Italian cuisine. Reasonable prices for top notch food. Pick an outdoor table and your pup can join you.

Original Mel's

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Upholding a tradition started way back in 1947, Original Mel's delivers classic diner eats in a 50s era setting with dog-friendly outdoor tables. A plethora of breakfast, lunch, and dinner favorites populate the menu, including chorizo and eggs, strawberry hotcakes, western skillets, patty melts, prime rib sandwiches, Hawaiian burgers, deep fried chicken, grilled pork chops, and steak and shrimp. Opens at 6am daily. Enjoy a trip back in time at Original Mel's.

Boulange de Cole Valley

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Boulange de Cole Valley has peaceful outdoor seating that's dog-friendly so your pooch can come along on your morning coffee run.

Heinold's First And Last Chance Saloon

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Enjoy an afternoon beer either indoors or outdoors where Fido is always welcome.

P.F. Chang's China Bistro

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A wildly popular national chain, P.F. Chang's China Bistro offers a huge selection of Chinese and Asian fusion cuisine in a family-friendly setting that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Favorite menu options include BBQ spare ribs, chicken satay, crab wontons, California rolls, beef with broccoli, street noodles, and Vietnamese chocolate lava cake for dessert. Opens at 11am daily.

Zazie

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Zazie is a French bistro in the Cole Valley neighborhood of San Francisco that welcomes doges at outdoor tables on the front sidewalk. Menu includes mussels marinières, endives au gratin, country pork chops, and fresh porcini and black truffle raviolis. Zazie has been serving up delicious eats for the last 25 years. Stop in for a friendly and delicious meal.

Cafe De La Presse

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Cafe De La Presse serves up yummy dishes like the Petite Mac & Cheese in a casual setting where pups are welcome.

La Costanera

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La Costanera welcomes your dog year round on their downstairs patio, which makes this Peruvian spot a great place to grab some ceviche.

Balboa Cafe

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Sample from a French bistro style menu that includes omelettes, gulf blue crab cakes, roasted salmon, beef bourguignon, and country style pork chops. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables and water bowls and treats are available. Open for lunch Tuesday thru Friday at 11:30am and weekend brunch at 11am; closed Mondays.

Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe

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Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe has been providing delectable desserts and pastries as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes to Burlingame residents and visitors for almost 40 years. Enjoy a variety of delicious eats such as omelettes, huevos rancheros, Danish crepe style pancakes, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, beef stroganoff, veal Marsala, shrimp scampi, and a wide selection of pies, strudel, tarts, and cakes. Opens at 6:30am during the week and 7am on weekends.

Anchorage 5

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Anchorage 5 has lots of breakfast / brunch options, including a variety of omelettes. They are dog friendly.

Three Zero Cafe

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Three Zero Cafe is located at the Half Moon Bay Airport and serves tasty breakfasts. Pets are welcome.

Cafe Tiramisu

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Enjoy a serviceable meal in a charming Italian atmosphere. People-watch at an outdoor table and your pet is welcome to join you.

Bette's Oceanview Diner

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A Berkeley landmark, Bette's serves salads, sandwiches, and yummy desserts. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs.

San Benito House Garden Deli Cafe

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San Benito House Garden Deli Cafe is dog friendly. Enjoy some of their famous fresh at an outdoor table with your leashed pup.

Dolores Park Cafe

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Dolores Park Cafe is close to a park and offers tasty desserts as well as dog-friendly outdoor seating.

Fred's Coffee Shop

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Fred's Coffee Shop serves breakfast, brunch and lunch. They have some outdoor seating that is dog friendly and the staff is very helpful.

Moonside Bakery & Cafe

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Moonside Bakery specializes in fresh-baked artisan breads, decadent pastries and desserts, and hearty breakfast and lunch fare, and welcomes dogs to lounge at outdoor sidewalk tables. Delicious menu options include cheese omelettes, breakfast pizza, brioche French toast, tandoori chicken salad, turkey burgers, and wood-fired pizza. Be prepared for long lines, especially on weekends. Open 6:30am to 5pm daily.

Esin Restaurant & Bar

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Esin Restaurant & Bar has a "bistro style" dinner menu and fabulous desserts. Do not miss the bread pudding. Dogs welcome at outdoor tables.

City Pub

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City Pub serves a traditional menu of drinks and eats both inside and out on their dog-friendly patio.

Dishdash

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Popular Middle Eastern spot appeals to both vegetarians and meat eaters. Outdoor seating welcomes Fido.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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BJ's serves everything from beefy burgers and hearty soups to deep-dish pizza and New Orleans jambalaya. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Dio Deka

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Greek dishes so authentic you'll think you're in Greece, not CA. The lounge is always dog friendly, and the front patio welcomes pest during dinner hours, weather permitting.

Bellanico

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This cozy spot attracts crowds hoping to indluge in fresh pasta and Venetian tapas. Dogs welcome at outdoor tables; will provide water bowl.

Quetzal Internet Cafe

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The Questzal Internet Cafe has free wifi and dog-friendly seating.

Fior d'Italia

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Enjoy stick-to-your-ribs Italian food at this old school establishment. Fido can join you outside; they'll even bring biscuits and water.

Metro Lafayette

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Fido welcome to join you on the large patio at Metro for Cali-French food with flair, like Gnocchi Parisienne or Duck Confit Spring Rolls.

Squat and Gobble Cafe

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Squat and Gobble Cafe offers terrific omelets and tasty veggie fare in a casual environment that allows dogs.

Java Beach Cafe

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Java Beach Cafe has a big, outdoor dog-friendly space and offers awesome hot subs, along with a never-ending supply of chocolate old fashion doughnuts!

Palace Cafe

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Palace Cafe & Catering is a dog-friendly spot serving tasty, affordable food in a casual atmosphere. Favorite menu choices include blueberry pancakes, French toast sandwiches, spinach and strawberry salad, mini chicken meatball sandwiches, roast beef sandwiches, and smoked salmon croissants. Dogs are welcome at sidewalk tables. Call for hours of operation.

The Refuge

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The Refuge in San Carlos offers delicious burgers, sandwiches, and cheesesteaks, plus a wide selection of beer and wine. Front outdoor seating is very limited (two tables), but dog friendly.

Higher Grounds Coffee House

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Higher Grounds Coffee House offers a tasty dinner menu and delicious dessert crepes, along with dog-friendly seating.

Pacific Catch

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This cozy seafood spot serves tasty meals and delicious drinks at reasonable prices. Dine outdoors and your pet can join you.

Nob Hill Cafe

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Solid Italian fare served at fair prices. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during lunch only.

Cafe Grillades

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Cafe Grillades is a perfect dog-friendly cafe that almost feels like being in Paris. Bon appetit!

Samovar Tea Lounge

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Enjoy tea for two or more, along with a spread of worldly eats in this elegant spot. Choose an outdoor table and Fido can join you.

Spalti Ristorante

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Spalti Ristorante has a pet-friendly patio and Northern Italian cuisine like Linguini Con Gamberi and Pollo Spedini. Mama Mia!

Piccino

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Fans of this hidden gem won't want to share, but it's the spot for great thin-crust pizza and antipasti. Eat outside and Fido can join you.

Whispers Cafe & Creperie

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Whispers Cafe & Creperie serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Dogs are welcome at the dog-friendly patio.

Rick's Cafe

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Rick's Cafe is a comfortable hang offering classic American eats and dog-friendly outdoor seating. A hearty menu features corned beef and hash, blueberry pancakes, strawberry waffles, apple French toast, Denver omelettes, sweet and savory crepes, taco salad, teriyaki chicken paninis, bacon cheeseburgers, and crab melts. Opens daily at 7:30am.

Hobee's

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Hobee's Restaurant welcomes you and Fido and dishes up a breakfast menu you both will love.

Bazaar Cafe

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Bazaar Cafe serves up an excellent Tuna Melt, the locals love it here, and they're dog-friendly! What more could you ask for?

Beretta

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Beretta serves up tasty Italian cuisine in a fun, relaxed setting where you can dine with your pup at your side on the patio.

La Strada

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La Strada is a pizza lovers dream with streetside seating for you and your dog.

Piacere Ristorante

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Piacere Ristorante has a dog friendly front patio, and delicious hamburgers, cooked perfectly to order.

Cafeina

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Cafeina uses organic, locally grown ingredients for delicious drinks and eats, and offers outdoor seating for dogs. Menu includes croissant breakfast sandwiches, salads, quiche, wraps, and a variety of hot and cold coffee drinks and fresh juices. Opens at 7am Monday thru Saturday; closed on Sundays.

Straits Restaurant

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Straits melds differing Pan-Asian flavors and cuisine in a mellow, chic atmosphere that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Favorite menu options include crispy chicken lollipops, Bali style spare ribs, seafood green curry, spicy dragon prawns, Mongolian roasted lamb chops, wok fired steak, and soy glazed grilled salmon. Opens daily at 11:30am.

Brian's Restaurant

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Brian's Restaurant is a family-run coffee shop and a favorite with the locals, who love to bring their dogs and kick back on Brian's patio.

Palo Alto Cafe

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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.

City Kabob

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City Kabob is a family run eatery specializing in Greek favorites that can be enjoyed on their roomy patio next to your pup.

Angelicas Fine Dining

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Enjoy American/Modern European dishes with your pooch in the shade on the patio at Angelica's. The staff is very friendly to people and pups alike.

Bacheesos

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Bacheesos serves a Middle-Eastern buffet and offers a hookah bar. Heated patio seating is dog friendly.

Amarin Thai Cuisine

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The dog-friendly Amarin Thai Cuisine has been bringing authentic Thai dishes and flavors to the Bay area for over 20 years. Enjoy delicious offerings such as crisped spring rolls, hot sticky wings, coconut prawns, chicken/beef satay, grilled pork neck, exotic red curry, and spicy pan fried noodles. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. Opens at 11am Monday thru Friday and 12pm on weekends.

Danny Coyle's

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Danny Coyle's is a popular sports bar offering inside seating for pets.

Absinthe

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The food is good but the service is even better, when you're looking to be treated right while you dine. Eat outside and Fido can join you.

Elixir

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Elixir is a dog-friendly neighborhood bar in the Mission. There isn't outdoor seating, but dogs are welcome indoors.

Tommy's Wok Chinese Cuisine

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Tommy's Wok Chinese Cuisine serves up tasty dishes in a friendly setting with a small outdoor eating area that welcomes dogs. Choose from a variety of flavorful offerings such as shrimp dumplings, hot and sour chicken soup, BBQ pork lettuce wraps, beef and broccoli, sauteed lamb, spicy garlic prawns, and jumbo prawns fried rice. Closed on Tuesdays.

Gregoire

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Gregoire offers tasty French fare in a friendly atmosphere where dogs are welcome at outdoor seating.

Willow Street Wood Fired Pizza

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Willow Street Wood Fired Pizza serves tasty slices and has terrific patio dining for you and your pooch to enjoy.

Velo Rouge Cafe

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Velo Rouge Cafe offers a variety of coffee flavors and dog-friendly outdoor tables.

Tiburon Tavern

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Tiburon features California cuisine sourced from local ingredients. Burgers, short ribs, and spicy clams are just some of what the menu offers. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Max's Opera Cafe

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Max's Opera Cafe has been serving hearty American classics for over 25 years and offering a lovely courtyard patio that welcomes dogs. Enjoy tasty offerings such as fish tacos, BBQ pork quesadillas, Buffalo chicken wings, dungeness crab cakes, mojito skirt steak, patty melts, and pan seared salmon. Opens daily at 11am.

Rosenblum Cellars

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Rosenblum Cellars is a family-owned winery that relies on fruit from all over California. And best of all, they have dog-friendly outdoor tables.

Peasant & the Pear Restaurant

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Diverse menu fuses American, French, and Italian dishes. Pleasant and relaxing hidden courtyard patio that allows dogs.

Crepevine

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The Crepevine has extremely friendly staff and great fresh food. It is also dog friendly.

Belden Taverna

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Sample from a delectable menu at this unique Italian steakhouse in a refined setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Choose from tasty selections such as raw oysters, tuna poke, burgers, fried chicken, kobe beef short ribs, filet mignon, Maine lobster ravioli, pan roasted wild king salmon, and spaghetti with clams. Opens for lunch Monday thru Friday at 11:30am.

Pizza Chicago

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Pizza Chicago is a wonderful, tasty Chicago-style pizza restaurant. The outdoor seating provides a welcoming atmosphere for dogs and their families. The staff will provide dog treats and water.

Brotzeit Lokal Biergarten

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Brotzeit Lokal is a Bavarian-inspired restaurant and biergarten with a distinctively Oakland flare. Located on the Oakland waterfront and featuring locally-sourced and house-made menu items alongside a unique German craft beer selection. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. Nice waterfront walk with your dog right by the restaurant.

Americano

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Located at Hotel Vitale, this hip spot with beautiful views of San Francisco Bay offers soulful Italian dishes and dog-friendly patio seating. Menu features grilled octopus, pizza fresca, spaghetti carbonara, hanger steak, and miso glazed black cod. Opens Monday thru Friday at 6:30am, 7:30am on weekends.

New England Lobster Company

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The word is out and people are flocking to try the freshest lobster roll in the San Francisco bay area. New England Lobster started serving lobster rolls and crab sandwiches on our We’re On A Roll food truck in South San Francisco in 2011. After an astounding reception and a loyal following, we decided it was time to open an East Coast Eatery. From our famous lobster roll and lobster corn chowder to lobster tacos and crab nachos, we have developed a mixture of traditional and eclectic East Coast Fare.

Cugini Restaurant

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Cugini Restaurant is a dog-friendly crowd pleaser, with Italian family recipes and a wood-fired oven that always ensures happy diners.

Bistro Vida

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Bistro Vida offers sweet and savory French dishes and dog-friendly outdoor seating.

Hash House

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Order some eggs and has browns and dig in at an outdoor table with Fido at your feet.

The Sunny Side Cafe

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The Sunny Side Cafe welcomes dogs to their outside seating area, and serves up tasty breakfasts and brunches that will appease your appetite.

Village Pantry

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Village Pantry has been serving traditional American breakfasts and lunches since 1947 in a cozy space with dog-friendly outdoor seating on weekends. Enjoy specials like the English light breakfast and Village Benedict, plus pancakes, omelettes, scrambles, hot crab sandwiches, California burgers, and grilled tuna melts. Dogs are welcome on the back porch patio. Open 7am to 2pm seven days a week.

Emporio Rulli Caffe

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Emporio Rulli serves handmade Italian artisan pastries and sandwiches, house roasted coffee drinks, and other fine items to go along with shaded outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Open daily 8am to 7pm.

Moss Beach Distillery

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Moss Beach serves salads, sandwiches, and plenty of seafood. Fido is welcomed on the heated outdoor Seal Cove Patio, or enjoy beautiful views and scenery from the comfort of the cozy blankets provided by Moss Beach Distillery.

Pezzellas Villa Napoli

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Pezzellas Villa Napoli offers authentic Italian dishes and New York style pizza. Quaint outdoor patio welcomes dogs. Just call ahead if bringing Fido.

Cafe Borrone

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Cafe Borrone is a coffee house serving tasty java and lighter fare, along with pet-friendly seating at their outdoor patio.

Cafe Claude

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A Parisian bistro so authentic you'll forget you're in San Fran. Wonderful food and great atmosphere. Dine outdoors and Fido can join you.

21st Amendment

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Brewpub serves year-round, seasonal, and experimental craft beer, plus salads, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, and roasted Jerk chicken. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Iron Cactus

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Iron Cactus cooks up authentic Mexican dishes uses fresh, seasonal ingredients, with outdoor patio seating available for you and your dog.

Old Port Lobster Shack

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It's New England-style seafood or bust at the Old Port Lobster Shack. Snag a dog-friendly outdoor table and they will bring your pup some water.

A Good Morning

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Sit outside with your dog and enjoy the morning at A Good Morning. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Peet's Coffee & Tea

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Peet's Coffee & Tea is a popular coffee chain offering strong, quality brews in a friendly atmosphere with seating available for dogs.

Savor

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It's nothing fancy, but the brunches consistently draw crowds of diners in search of a tasty meal. Dine on the patio and Fido can join you.

Sociale

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Sociale is off-the-beaten-path, but worth the trek. Solid cuisine and wine are served in a quaint Euro courtyard. Dogs allowed on the patio.

Cafe Reverie

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Cafe Reverie serves amazing sandwiches that you can enjoy at their sidewalk tables with Fido at your side.

The Butler & The Chef Bistro

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This adorable French spot is perfect for a cozy meal. Dine on the sidewalk and your pup is free to join you; they'll bring him a water bowl.

Le Zinc

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Delicious bistro fare makes Le Zinc a particularly lovely brunch spot. The decor is charming, as are the owners. Fido can join you outside.

Kennedy's Irish Pub & Curry House

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Kennedy's Irish Pub & Curry House is a super-friendly spot to spend the afternoon with your pooch over your favorite curry dish.

Sent Sovi

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Sent Sovi's extensive wine list and French-influenced food can be enjoyed with your pup on their garden patio.

The Happy Hound

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The Happy Hound serves up tasty hot dogs in a casual atmosphere and has seating outside for you and your pooch. Try the Cheese Hound, Polish Hound, and Kraut Hound, or a juicy burger or grilled chicken sandwich. Opens at 10:30am daily.

Baker Street Bistro

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A timeless menu and French charm make this spot a comfy neighborhood spot. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table.

South Park Cafe

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The cost draws folks looking for a good meal at a fair price. The funky decor charms diners, but if you dine outside, Fido can join you.

Chouquet's

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Chouquet's is a great brunch spot to take your pup to after a nice long walk at nearby Alta Plaza Park.

Stacks

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Stacks is renowned for serving classic All-American breakfast and lunch seven days a week in a warm, inviting setting with dog-friendly outdoor setting. Enjoy tasty dishes like sweet and savory crepes, three-egg scrambles, frittatas, huevos rancheros, blueberry waffles, patty melts, chicken or steak quesadillas, triple-deck club sandwiches, and eggplant paninis. Open Monday thru Friday 7am to 2:30pm, and 7am to 3:30pm on weekends.

Brindisi Cucina di Mare

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Good food, but the real lure of this spot is the sidewalk seating which is ideal for people watching. Fido can join you at an outdoor table.

Boudin SF

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Fresh-baked bread, soups, and sandwiches. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

Sam's Log Cabin

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Great coffee, wonderful menu, and a quaint location. Lovely heated and covered back patio for you and your pup. They have lots of awesome daily specials, including a scone-of-the-day. Backyard seating allows dogs.