Dog Friendly Restaurants in Santa Monica, CA

There are 75 pet friendly restaurants in Santa Monica 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 Monica. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Courtyard Kitchen
Courtyard Kitchen Salads, pasta, filet mignon, and grilled wild salmon. Courtyard seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Stout Burgers & Beers
Stout Burgers & Beers You can bring your four-legged friend to Stout Burgers & Beers where they celebrate the perfect pairing of beer and burgers. This location in Santa Monica offers seven dog-friendly tables so you can dine outside with your pup. On the menu, you'll find an eclectic selection of gourmet burgers with beef, chicken, and vegetarian options. Top picks include the Imperialist, the Truffle Shuffle, and the meat-free Cali Fresh. The beer list includes rotating craft brews to help you discover a new favorite. See Details
Blue Plate Taco Blue Plate Taco is a beachy eatery offering salads, tacos, sizzling fajitas, salsas, and other Mexican favorites, plus drinks in downtown Santa Monica's Shore Hotel. Bring Fido to join you on the dog-friendly patio to take in ocean views while you enjoy a meal. Blue Plate Taco is open daily from noon to 10 pm. See Details
True Food Kitchen True Food delivers a flavorful menu of anti-inflammatory vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free dishes that focus on optimal nutrition. Miso soup, herb hummus, red chili shrimp, and panang curry are just some of the unique offerings available. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Pono Burger Organic and locally sourced ingredients and proteins are used in all of Pono's handcrafted burgers. Add some crispy sweet potato or russet fries, and wash it all down with a frothy craft beer or thick milkshake. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. See Details
RED O Offering classic Mexican dishes as well as prime steak and seafood, RED O is a pet-friendly restaurant "keeping true to the flavors of Mexico." Dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Mary's Duck Taquitos can do so alongside their furry friend at one of RED O's many outdoor tables. RED O's menu includes starters, salads, soups, street tacos, specialty sandwiches, seafood, combination plates, enchiladas, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a glass of Dolce Late Harvest 2009 wine and a plate of Passion Fruit Butter Cake or Just-Made Churros. This location of RED O is open for lunch Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm, for dinner, Sunday through Wednesday from 5pm to 10pm and Thursday through Saturday from 5pm to 11pm, and for brunch, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm See Details
Burger Lounge Burger Lounge is a dog-friendly restaurant centered on 'creating a burger you can feel better about eating.' The restaurant offers fifteen outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a grass-fed burger alongside Fido. The Lounge's menu includes salads, sandwiches, gluten-free items, and handcrafted burgers with patties made of beef, cage-free turkey, chicken, quinoa veggie, and Alaskan cod. Shakes, floats, lemonades, ice tea, Batch Craft Soda, Mexican Coke, beer, and wine are available to top it all off. 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 Frisco's Grill Surf and turf, two-fisted sandwiches, and yummy desserts like coconut cream pie and adult milkshakes. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables and the entire staff is dog friendly. See Details
Il Forno The fresh-baked breads at Il Forno bring in the customers, who stay for the Italian fare. Dine with your pup on the patio. See Details
The Curious Palate The Curious Palate in Santa Monica offers delicious teas, snacks and sandwiches as well as a shaded outdoor patio that is dog friendly. Choose from tasty options such as veggie wraps, fried chicken sandwiches, Baja fish tacos, braised short ribs, steak frites, drunken noodles, and fish and chips. See Details
Kreation Kafe Kreation Kafe offers a menu of tasty Mediterranean food. The outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Albright The Albright has been serving up delicious, fresh seafood on the Santa Monica Pier since 1977. Menu features spicy seafood soup, grilled oysters, dungeness crab, lobster, shrimp po'bpys, poke, beer-battered fish tacos, and paella. Great seafood and plenty of covered outdoor seating for you and your pooch! Spacious outdoor seating area welcomes dogs, and bowls of water are available. See Details
Ye Olde King's Head Ye Olde King's Head, located in Santa Monica, CA, is a casual European-style bar and eatery that serves up an array of tasty pub grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their twenty pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Scotch Eggs - hard-boiled eggs wrapped in seasoned sausage and breaded, served with gravy. Next, chow down on the Steak, Guinness, and Mushroom Pie topped with flaky pastry, served with mixed veggies, fluffy mashed potatoes, and gravy. Or go for the Roast Beef Sandwich with horseradish creme fraiche, arugula, and pickled red onions. Ye Olde King's Head is open Monday through Wednesday from 9am to 10pm, Thursday through Friday from 9am to 11pm, Saturday from 8am to 11pm, and Sunday from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Philz Coffee Philz Coffee on Santa Monica Boulevard has three pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along while you sit and sip on a cup of joe or tea. Philz Coffee makes their own roasts, and serves a large variety of espresso and tea beverages in its cafe. You can try Jacob's Wonderbar, with dark chocolate and smokey notes, the Philtered Soul, a medium blend with hazelnut and chocolate, or the light-bodied New Manhattan. Philz Coffee focuses on coffee rather than espresso and latte based drinks. Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will need to wait outside when you go in to order. See Details
Interstellar Interstellar is a dog-friendly, Korean American restaurant in Santa Monica, CA. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner on the outdoor patio with Fido. They serve options like a grilled pork lettuce wrap, Korean galbi bowl and spicy truffle infused edamame. A dog menu is also available for the pup! See Details
Cezanne at Le Merigot Hotel The Cal-French Cezanne is hidden away at the Le Merigot Hotel, but don't hesitate to bring your pup along for an outdoor table. See Details
Urth Caffe Urth Caffe serves a plethora of healthy offerings, such as organic coffee, fine teas, kale salad, fresh fruit plates, grilled veggie with pesto sandwiches, butternut squash and ricotta pizza, and roasted turkey paninis. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
The Misfit Bar Menu at Misfit Bar includes a crispy chicken sandwich, baked mac n cheese, and BBQ salmon. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
Bru's Wiffle Bru's Wiffle, located in Santa Monica, CA, is a casual joint that specializes in breakfast and lunch menu options. Choose from appetizers, waffles, French toast, chicken and waffles, breakfast hash, egg scrambles, omelettes, burgers, sliders, wraps, salads, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Waco - a waffle taco with your choice of grilled or crispy chicken, lettuce, pico de gallo, cheddar, mozzarella, jalapenos, sour cream, and salsa. Or go for Ben's Burger topped with sauteed mushrooms, avocado, grilled onions, a fried egg, Swiss, and spicy garlic aioli on your choice of a brioche or pretzel bun. Bru's Wiffle is open Tuesday through Friday from 8am to 3pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8am to 4pm. See Details
Cha Cha Chicken The Cha Cha Chicken shack serves up cheap Caribbean fare and has outdoor seating that's dog-friendly. See Details
Ashland Hill Ashland Hill, located in Santa Monica, CA, is a trendy bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the pet-friendly tables on their stylish outdoor patio while you enjoy your meal. They even offer a menu just for pups, with options like beef over rice, chicken and rice, pup-friendly ice cream, and more. Ashland Hill is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 12am, Saturday from 9am to 12am, and Sunday from 9am to 10pm. See Details
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is a charming down-home restaurant with a dog-friendly patio. Visitors to Santa Monica wanting to dig into a plate of seafood can do so alongside Fido at one of Bubba Gump's twenty outdoor tables. The Shrimp Company's menu is made up of appetizers such as Seafood Hush Pups and Shrimp Shack Mac and Cheese, soups, salads, sandwiches, plates such as Dixie Style Baby Back Ribs, Jambalaya, '...Of Course We Have Scampi,' Steamed Crab Legs, Accidental Fish and Shrimp, and Jenny's Catch with Lobster Butter Sauce. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in an Alabama Brownie or Mama's Best Strawberry Shortcake. See Details
Lula Cocina Mexicana Lula Cocina Mexicana, located in Santa Monica, CA, is a creative Mexican eatery and tequila bar 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. Lula Cocina Mexicana is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm. See Details
Tender Greens You can satisfy your inner foodie without five star reservations at Tender Greens. Fido can come along for an exciting and interesting meal at this location in Santa Monica where there are a lot of dog-friendly tables. Take a chance on the daily chef's special or go for a custom plate by choosing your protein, green, and side. Options include herb brushed tuna, falafel, grilled salmon, and other healthful proteins. There are plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free items across the menu, too. Other menu items include sandwiches, salads, and soups. You can wash that down with coffee, tea, beer, or wine. 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