Dog Friendly Restaurants in Santee, CA

There are 10 pet friendly restaurants in Santee that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding 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 Santee. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Oggi's
Oggi's Brewhouse/pub serving handcrafted pizza, pasta, & draft beers in a sports bar setting. Dogs are welcome on the patio. See Details
Pet Friendly Jimmy's Cafe
Jimmy's Cafe Jimmy's serves everything from chili omelettes to beef stroganoff. Dogs are welcome at patio tables. See Details
Wings N Things Wings N Things brings you epic wings, seven dog-friendly tables, and lots of other finger licking things. If you're looking for some wings, you can order one of the meals from the menu, served with carrots, celery, house-made dressings, and hot oven-fresh breadsticks. You can feed Fido and the family with the party pack: thirty-two tenderloin strips, forty boneless wings, and forty-eight original buffalo wings. The things in the name refer to their sides, such as buffalo chicken fries, buffalo chicken salad, fresh-cut fries, and salad, and sticks: hand-rolled bread sticks with lots of dipping sauces. Wings N Things is open Sunday through Thursday from 10:30am to 9:30pm and Friday to Saturday from 10:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Sonic Drive-In If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead! See Details
Daphne's California Greek Daphne's California Greek is a dog-friendly restaurant serving authentic and refreshing Mediterranean-inspired dishes to Santee locals and tourists alike. Daphne's offers five outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Surf and Turf alongside Fido. The Greek restaurant's menu is comprised of starters such as Dip and Warm Pita, Fire Feta Fries, and Spanakopita, salads, sandwiches, and meals such as its Cali-Greek Bowl and Mediterranean Veggie plate. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Traditional Baklava or a cookie. 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
Rubio's Coastal Grill Rubio's Coastal Grill on Town Center Parkway has ten 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
BNS Brewing and Distilling Co BNS Brewing and Distilling Co, located in Santee, CA, is a casual brewpub that serves up a variety of delicious craft beers and distilled spirits and nightly bar grub specials. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you enjoy your day. BNS Brewing and Distilling Co is open Monday from 12pm to 9pm, Tuesday through Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Mission Gorge Road in Santee provides tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
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 Santee with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's five 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Mission Gorge Road in Santee provides two tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Pier Cafe Pier Cafe is a casual beachfront eatery with tasty surf and turf and dog-friendly outdoor seating with beautiful ocean views. Choose from an array of dishes such as shrimp po'boys, mixed seafood fry, citrus marinated seabass, jambalaya, shredded pork tacos, and top sirloin. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town Fred's Mexican Cafe, located in San Diego, CA, is a dog friendly, outdoor, Mexican sidewalk cafe where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table and enjoy his own Doggie Menu. The $5 Doggie Menu includes Buddy's Bowl with chicken and fries, Snoopy's Scrambled with scrambled eggs, Chance's Chicken with grilled chicken, Baxter's Burger with a handmade patty, and Cujo's Carne with sliced carne asada. Humans can enjoy fajitas, enchiladas, salads, burritos, tacos, burgers and more. Don't forget the one of their house made margaritas to wash it all down. And save room for one of their desserts like the Flan & Bunuelos or the Churro Donut Tower! Pro tip: If you print off the flyer listed in the photos section of this page and bring it in, your pup eats free! See Details
Baja Betty's Located on University in the hip and vibrant neighborhood of Hillcrest, Baja Betty's offers delicious Mexican and southwest cuisine, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features quesadillas, burrito bowls, fajitas, carnitas, carne asada, combo plates, and an extensive selection of margaritas, tequila, and signature cocktails to wash down all the delicious goodness. See Details
The Regal Beagle The Regal Beagle is dog friendly and serves great local brews with a constantly rotating selection of craft beers. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at front outdoor tables. See Details
The Prado at Balboa Park The Prado at Balboa Park welcomes dogs on front patio where patrons can order from a limited bar menu. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday and 11am on weekends. See Details
Station Tavern & Burgers Station Tavern & Burgers serves up a classic menu in a laid-back atmosphere with seating available for dogs. See Details
OB Noodle House Located in the heart of Ocean Beach, the OB Noodle House serves signature pho bowls and Asian-fusion dishes in a casual, friendly environment that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Other favorite menu choices include seafood salad, fresh spring rolls, crispy tiger shrimp, Vietnamese BBQ, fried rice, and chow fun. Opens at noon Monday thru Thursday and 11am Friday thru Sunday. See Details
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station is a dog-friendly craft brewery committed to sustainability and the art of brewing. Dog owners wanting to try a beer from the place once called the "All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth," by BeerAdvocate Magazine can do so alongside Fido at one of the Bistro's many outdoor tables. The World Bistro and Gardens menu includes items inspired by cultures around the world and its ingredients are locally sourced. Dishes include starters, soups, salads, entrees such as Stone Barbecue Duck Tacos, Crispy Skinned Salmon, and Spicy Lamb Sausage Rigatoni, sandwiches, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart, Spiced Carrot Cake or Stone Brownie Sundae. This location of World Bistro and Gardens is open Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Tender Greens Tender Greens creates a modern, laid back environment with dog-friendly outdoor seating to serve a menu of salads, sandwiches, and big plate entrees. Choose from tasty fare like roasted tomato soup, chipotle BBQ chicken salad, backyard marinated steak, and baked falafel. Open daily from 11amto 9pm See Details
McP's Irish Pub & Grill McP's Pub & Grill offers traditional Irish and American pub eats, a lively sports bar setting complete with 19 flatscreen TVs, and a dog-friendly outdoor patio with shade trees and firepits. Menu includes wings, salads, tacos, burgers, sandwiches, mulligan stew, shepherd's pie, and corned beef and cabbage, plus plenty of draft and bottled beer, whiskey, and wine. See Details
Pacific Beach Fish Shop The Pacific Beach Fish Shop serves up fresh fish daily and gives the customer options on marinades and the style on which to prepare the fish. Dogs are welcome in the outside seating area. See Details
The Broken Yolk Cafe Home-style breakfast is served all day long at the Broken Yoke. Dogs are welcome at the back outdoor tables. See Details
Pacifica Breeze Cafe Pacifica Breeze Cafe is a dog friendly, eclectic bistro-style cafe where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table for breakfast or lunch. A captivating view of the Pacific Ocean is served alongside tempting selections of fresh seafood, steak, and past. The menu includes omelets, short rib hash, oatmeal, avocado toast, waffles, and other egg dishes for breakfast, and salads, wraps, sandwiches, burgers, and more for lunch. Outdoor seating area with crisp ocean breezes is dog friendly. See Details