Dog Friendly Restaurants in South Lake Tahoe, CA

There are 21 pet friendly restaurants in South Lake Tahoe 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 South Lake Tahoe. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sprouts Cafe
Sprouts Cafe Sprouts Cafe specializes in fresh, mostly organic food served in a warm, casual atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features soups, salads, sandwiches, spinach bowls, tuna burritos, hummus melts, baked tofu, and real fruit smoothies. Open 8am to 9pm daily. See Details
Pet Friendly McP's Taphouse
McP's Taphouse Menu offers Irish eats, burgers, pizza, craft beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs year-round. See Details
Meyers Downtown Cafe Meyers Cafe serves a hearty breakfast in a cozy setting. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs and water bowls are provided. See Details
Izzy's Burger Spa Great dog friendly burger joint in South Lake Tahoe. Eat with your dog on their outside patio dining area. Great burgers and fries, lots of choices. Friendly owners. See Details
Artemis Lakefront Cafe Artemis Lakefront Cafe serves authentic Greek and Mediterranean dishes in a casual and lively atmosphere with dog-friendly outside tables. Popular menu choices include dolmas, falafel, babba ghanoush, lamb or chicken gyros, souvlake, mousaka, and baklava for dessert. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the spacious waterfront patio. Artemis Lakefront Cafe is open from 8am to 10pm seven days a week. See Details
MacDuff's Public House Local Irish pub serves great beer, burgers, and wood-fired pizza. Fenced patio with grass area is dog friendly during the warm months. See Details
Base Camp Pizza Co. Base Camp serves pizza, pasta, and beer. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. Water and treats provided. See Details
Fire + Ice Choose you own bowl of ingredients and they will cook it right in front of you. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on their outdoor patio. See Details
Lake Tahoe AleWorX Modern and casual, the Lake Tahoe AleWorX offers 30 digital self-pouring taps, tasty wood-fired pizza, and a spacious dog-friendly outdoor patio with fire pits. Sample a refreshing lineup of brews, then dig into flavorful grub like ahi tuna salad, mahi mahi tacos, BBQ pork ribs, prime rib, a huge selection of specialty pizza, and for dessert, brownie sundaes and peach cobbler. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join their owners in the outside seating area. Lake Tahoe AleWorX is open from 11am to 11pm daily, See Details
California Burger California Burger offers all-natural beef burgers, wings, salads, sandwiches, old fashioned shakes, 100 different whiskeys, and craft beer on tap. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Nikki's Chaat Cafe Nikki's Chaat Cafe serves Indian, American, Vegetarian and Pakistan cuisine in a very friendly environment, with dogs welcome on the patio during the summer months. See Details
Simple Bliss Vegan Cafe Bring Fido to this comfortable, animal friendly cafe and enjoy a cup of coffee, smoothie, or one of the wonderful organic animal free dishes. See Details
Getaway Cafe The Getaway Cafe is an award-winning, dog-friendly spot to enjoy a blend of American, Italian, and Mexican cuisines in South Lake Tahoe. Diners can bring Fido and head to one of the Cafe's nine outdoor tables to enjoy a BBQ Burger piled high with roasted green chiles, bacon, cheddar and crispy onion strings, topped with home-made BBQ sauce. The Getaway Cafe's menu includes breakfast items such as Huevos Rancheros, a Chorizo Quesadilla, Banana Nut Pancakes, cereal, oatmeal, omelets, as well as soups, salads, wraps, and burgers. Frequent visitors recommend ordering the Hangover Helper, a combination of chorizo and homefries, sauteed with tomatoes, onions, and peppers, topped with melted cheddar and served with two eggs and toast. The Getaway Cafe is open seven days a week from 7am to 3pm. See Details
Brothers Bar & Grill Branding itself as 'a modernized throwback to the old Midwestern corner tavern,' Brothers Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy cold drinks and large portions of food in South Lake Tahoe. Visitors to Brothers can head to one of its four outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Chicken Cheese Nachos alongside their furry friend. The Bar and Grill's menu is made up of starters, salads, soup, sandwiches, gourmet burgers, entrees, and more. 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 20+ 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
Applebee's Applebee's is a dog-friendly grill and bar serving locals and tourists alike. Visitors can head to one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables to dig into a plate of Double Crunch Bone-In Wings, smothered in Honey BBQ sauce, alongside Fido. The grill and bar's menu includes appetizers such as Chicken Wonton Tacos, and Spinach and Artichoke Dip, pasta, seafood, chicken dishes, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, salads, steaks, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Blue Hawaiian Long Island Iced Tea and a Triple Chocolate Meltdown to top it all off. See Details
Chimayo Street Grill Chimayo Street Grill is home to six pet-friendly tables. Their kitchen likes to do things a little differently, smoking BBQ meats in-house and using them in classic Mexican dishes. Locals know Chimayo as the gourmet taco place, and you'll quickly see why, the menu is full of street tacos ranging from California chicken to Bison Balls. One of the most popular tacos on the menu is Dwayne the Rock Johnson: grilled mahi, Jap slaw, guajillo mayo, and green onion. Alternatively, you could try one of the tortas on offer, including Kentucky Fried Bacon. Chimayo Street Grill is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm and Friday to Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Beach Hut Deli Beach Hut Deli is a dog-friendly spot to find artfully crafted sandwiches and libations featuring local ingredients. Visitors to South Lake Tahoe craving a sandwich piled high with pastrami, avocado, bacon, and cream cheese, can head to one of the Deli's two outdoor tables to dig into a Santa Cruz sandwich alongside Fido. Beach Hut's menu is made up of Beach Munchies such as nachos, pasta and potato salad, and hot dogs, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, breakfast items, and more. 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
Free Bird Free Bird, located in South Lake Tahoe, CA, is a casual cafe that serves up a variety of delicious plant-based eats. Choose from menu options including coffee, tea, smoothies, superfood bowls, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Try the Acai Bowl with organic acai juice, apple juice, blueberry, strawberry, banana, coconut oil, and yogurt, topped with granola, organic banana slices, honey, and coconut flakes. Or go for a Green Machine Smoothies with organic apple juice, mango, banana, spinach, spirulina, goji berry, maca, mesquite, hemp seeds, hemp protein, flax seeds, and bee pollen. On your way out, grab a coffee or tea to-go, like the Roots Chai with organic black chai tea, turmeric root, ginger root, coconut oil, and black pepper. Free Bird is open daily from 7:30am to 2pm. See Details
Baja Fresh Passionate about serving 'the freshest food in bright, clean environments,' Baja Fresh is a dog-friendly eatery serving South Lake Tahoe locals and tourists alike. Visitors wanting to enjoy its famous salsa made with locally grown, farm-fresh produce can do so alongside Fido at one of outdoor tables. Baja Fresh's menu includes burritos, tacos, salads, and favorites such as its Baja Bowl, Fajitas, Nachos, and Quesadillas. Margaritas and Domestic Beer are available to wash it all down. 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
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Heavenly Village Way in South Lake Tahoe 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 when you go in to order. See Details
The Blue Agave The Blue Agave restaurant is dog friendly-offering water bowls and dog cookies. Don't miss the great nachos and margaritas. See Details
Jake's on the Lake Jake's on the Lake has been providing excellent waterfront dining for locals and tourists since 1978. Their California and Hawaii inspired menu features a bevy of flavorful dishes such as dungeness carb cakes, grilled lemongrass shrimp, udon noodle bowls, filet mignon tacos, and turkey brie melts. Lower patio seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Dockside 700 Lakefront Grill Lakefront restaurant 20 yards from Lake Tahoe at the Tahoe City Marina. They have a "to-go" outdoor area in front of the restaurant where dogs are welcome. See Details