Dog Friendly Restaurants in Santa Barbara, CA

There are 88 pet friendly restaurants in Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Brewhouse Santa Barbara
The Brewhouse Santa Barbara Situated just a few blocks from the Santa Barbara Channel, the dog-friendly Brewhouse offers an array of innovative dishes, in-house craft brews, and outdoor patio seating. Sample from over 20 different ales and lagers to help wash down delicious options such as tiger prawns, Cobb salad, trip-tip sandwiches, grilled bratwurst, pan seared ahi, bacon-wrapped filet mignon, and beef stroganoff. As an added bonus, Fido can dine on the special doggy menu. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Pet Friendly Finney's Crafthouse
Finney's Crafthouse Finney's Crafthouse & Kitchen, located in Santa Barbara, CA, is a casual gastropub that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Enjoy items like the buffalo cauliflower, pork tacos, or a truffle burger. See Details
Louie's Louie's is housed in a historic Victorian hotel in Santa Barbara and offers dog-friendly outdoor tables, delectable dishes, and a fabulous wine selection. The upscale menu features filet mignon tips, crabmeat dumplings, Cajun chicken pizza, linguini with grilled shrimp, and sesame crusted Scottish salmon. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Cafe Stella Super cute French American cafe with beautiful dog-friendly patio that offers views of the Santa Barbara mountains. Menu favorites include grilled salmon salad, beer steamed mussels, chicken brie sandwiches, lamb burgers, boeuf bourguignon, and for dessert, chocolate mousse. Cafe Stella is open 11am to 9pm during the week and 10am to 9pm on weekends. See Details
Crushcakes Cafe Crushcakes Cafe is a dog-friendly eatery in Santa Barbara, CA. Fido is welcome both inside and out. Enjoy tasty goods like The Break of Day Burrito and decadent Bread Pudding. See Details
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company has a dog-friendly taproom in Santa Barbara where Fido can join you on the outdoor patio. Pair of their craft beers with a food item from Fig Mountain, who delivers food to the brewery including tots, beer pretzels, salads and burgers. See Details
Mesa Verde Restaurant Mesa Verde is a dog-friendly restaurant that serves a range of locally sourced dishes. You'll discover plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and healthy items on the menu. If you have a gluten intolerance, you could try the gluten-free macadamia butter crostini, served with smoked mushrooms, blackberry, macadamia yogurt, ninja radish, sprouts, winter squash, olive powder, and wine jel. Mesa Verde is open every day of the week from 7am to 3pm, Sunday through Thursday from 5pm to 9pm, and Friday to Saturday from 5pm to 10pm. See Details
Brass Bear Brewing & Bistro Located in the Funk Zone of Santa Barbara, Brass Bear Brewing is a dog-friendly beer garden and bistro serving high-quality eats, craft beers, and locally-sourced wines. Fido may join you at outdoor tables in the garden while you enjoy local bites and brews. See Details
Santa Barbara Wine Therapy Santa Barbara Wine Therapy is a wine and beer bar in Santa Barbara offering cozy couches and a pet-friendly patio. Dogs can relax in your lap on a cozy couch and grab a board game. There's even a dog menu for Fido! See Details
Santa Barbara Fishouse Santa Barbara Fishouse offers fresh seafood daily and dog-friendly outdoor seating on the front patio. See Details
Opal Restaurant & Bar Opal Restaurant & Bar specializes in eclectic California cuisine drawn from international influences served in a Spanish style atmosphere with outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Choose from an array of varied dishes such as seared ahi tuna, tiger shrimp pizza, wild mushroom stuffed chicken, honey glazed roasted duck, and chile crusted filet mignon. Dog-friendly tables are limited, so call ahead to ensure availability. Opens Monday thru Saturday at 11:30am, 5pm on Sunday. See Details
Breakwater Breakwater is a dog-friendly eatery in Santa Barbara, CA, with a delicious variety of dishes, including Belgian waffles and three-egg omelets for breakfast, club sandwiches and tuna melts for lunch, and fresh fish and steak for dinner. The spacious outdoor patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Arigato Sushi Arigato Sushi in Santa Barbara, CA is an upscale eatery offering innovative rolls and amazingly fresh nigiri in a modern setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Favorite menu options include Hawaiian poke, soft shell crab tempura, tofu steak, popcorn shrimp, and grilled garlic beef. See Details
State and Fig Creative menu includes the PBLT, mushroom risotto, and grilled lamb chops. Outdoor seating area with ocean views is dog friendly.

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Cava Cava is chimichurri heaven, and those spicy flavors can be cooled down by the water they provide Fido. See Details
The Lark Most of the seating at the Lark restaurant is outside and dog-friendly. Providing a menu full of contemporary cuisine, the chefs offer dishes that constantly change with the seasons. You and Fido could share one of the most popular platters, the cast iron roasted diver scallops, served with kaffir lime risotto, hearts of palm, maitake mushroom, black garlic, candied peanut, and Thai chili. The Lark Restaurant is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 5pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. See Details
Savoy Cafe Tasty breakfast and lunch menu with vegan and gluten-free options. They have a small, covered patio at the rear of the restaurant. See Details
Renaud's The downtown location of Renaud's features everything from croissants to sandwiches. Spacious patio welcomes Fido. See Details
The Andersen's Gourmet menu of creative fare includes smoked Scottish salmon, crab salad sandwich, Hungarian goulash, and chicken prosciutto. Charming outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Natural Cafe Natural Cafe offers burgers, sandwiches, pasta, pizza, and chicken and fish entrees. Dogs are allowed on the patio.

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Jeanine's Jeanine's is a dog-friendly breakfast join in Santa Barbara, CA where Fido is welcome to join you at an outside table. See Details
McConnell's Ice Cream McConnell's offers a wide selection of sweet flavors to choose from. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
On The Alley Dogs are welcome at On The Alley, where they serve simple food items with flair. A great place for a quick date with Fido, the menu on offer is concise and includes lots of interesting takes on American dishes. One of the most popular plates is the crispy fish sandwich, beer-battered fish, coleslaw, and pickled onions on a bun. On The Alley is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 6:00pm and Friday through Sunday from 6:30am to 7:00pm. See Details
Santo Mezcal Attached to the pet-friendly Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, Santo Mezcal delivers modern Mexican cuisine and mixology using local, regionally sourced ingredients. Grab a table on the heated patio for you and Fido to enjoy some Latin fare. Their menu features daily happy hour specials and signature dishes like Camarones Al Mezcal, Mexican shrimp served in a creamy mezcal sauce and Tacos Toro, featuring Hungaro peppers stuffed with grilled shrimp and octopus in a chipotle sauce. See Details