Dog Friendly Restaurants in Walnut Creek, CA

There are 28 pet friendly restaurants in Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Original Mel's
Original Mel's 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Library on Main
Library on Main Cozy bistro in a former library offers new American comfort food such as fried wings, braised brisket, nachos, and fish 'n chips. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
San Francisco Creamery Co 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. See Details
Scott's Seafood 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. See Details
Extreme Pizza Extreme Pizza serves up a wide variety of interesting pies, has tables outdoors where dogs can sit, and they're open late on the weekends. See Details
Tomatina You can find fresh Italian dining at Tomatina in Walnut Creek. Fido can join you for a meal at this location where there are two dog-friendly tables outside. The menu offers a wide selection of classic Italian dishes with mains like pasta, flatbreads, pizza, and baked dishes like Chicken Marsala. The beverage selection features an extensive list of Californian and Italian wines along with classic cocktails, beer, and coffee. Daily specials include half off bottles of wine on Tuesday evenings and free kids' meals on Thursday. See Details
Denica's Real Food Kitchen Denica's Real Food Kitchen is a dog-friendly restaurant serving savory dishes and homemade cookies to Walnut Creek locals and tourists alike. The Kitchen offers five outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a Teriyaki Chicken Baguette alongside their furry friend. Denica's menu is comprised of breakfast burritos and sandwiches, omelettes, scrambles, benedicts, pancakes, waffles, French Toast, crepes, artisan sandwiches, salads, soups, and Mexican fare. See Details
Walnut Creek Yacht Club The Walnut Creek Yacht Club has several dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you for a plate of seafood sourced from the Bay Area. On the menu, you'll find a number of Dockside items that are served grilled with a sauce and one extra rigging. The unusual seafood options include swordfish, halibut, Coho salmon, yellowfin tuna, striped bass, mahi mahi, dayboat scallops, pink hopper prawns, and rainbow trout. Alternatively, you may want to indulge in Maine Lobster Mac and Cheese Gratin: emmental and smoked provolone cheese sauce, and crispy garlic and parmesan bread crumbs on top. The Walnut Creek Yacht Club is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
54 Mint Forno Italiano 54 Mint Forno Italiano, located in Walnut Creek, CA, is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, calzones, pizza, pasta, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Broccoletti Olio E Aceto - seared Brussel sprouts with malt vinegar and Parmigiano. Next, chow down on the Carbonara Pizza topped with a farm egg emulsion, pancetta, pecorino, and Parmigiano. Or go for the Moderno Calzone filled with smoked salmon, Stracchino cheese, and arugula. 54 Mint Forno Italiano is open Tuesday through Thursday from 8am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 8am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Veggie Grill Veggie Grill offers a menu full of craveable creations made with a completely plant-based diet. This location in Walnut Creek provides pet-friendly seating with six tables outside so Fido can tag along. The menu includes a wide variety of meals that will appeal even to non-vegetarian diners with burgers, sandwiches, bowls, tacos, and much more. You can find seasonal selections like the Rustic Farm Bowl or Mole Chickin Burrito. Each dish is loaded with nutritious and protein rich ingredients like quinoa, tofu, and kale. Many of their dishes are gluten-free, too. You can wash it all down with a refreshing glass of tea, kombucha, lemonade, beer, or wine. See Details
Buttercup Grill & Bar Buttercup Grill & Bar is a dog-friendly, family-style restaurant serving fresh fare to Walnut Creek locals and tourists alike. seven outdoor tables are available to guests with Fido in tow wanting to indulge in Buttercup's signature upside-down apple-walnut pie, topped with a crunchy brown-sugar-and-walnut glaze. Its menu is made up of breakfast items, starters, salads, soups and chili, handcrafted sandwiches, burgers, lite fare such as Vegetarian Black Bean Chili Lite and its Gardenburger, as well as homestyle classics, including Mom's Meatloaf, Fried Chicken, Linguine with Mozzarella Meatballs, New York Steak, and BBQ Baby Back Ribs. See Details
Stanford's Restaurant & Bar Stanford's Restaurant and Bar in Walnut Creek offers a neighborhood hangout with plenty of dog-friendly seating so you can dine with Fido. Menu items range from gourmet burgers and steak to seafood and salads. You can dig into specialties like the Widmer Beer Battered Fish and Chips or Crispy Northwest Pacific Oysters while you sip on a selection from their extensive beverage list. Their selection sure to please whether you are craving a creative cocktail, a glass of wine, or a cold beer. Don't miss out on happy hour specials or Sunday brunch, either! See Details
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes on Ygnacio Valley Road has four dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can come along with you to enjoy the taste trifecta of burgers, fries, and shakes. The menu includes a number of burgerlicious favorites, like the Mooyah Cheeseburger: fresh, never-frozen beef, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and Mooyah sauce on a non-GMO potato bun. Alternatively, you can build your own burger with a choice of proteins, artisan buns, cheese, extras, veggies, and sauces to go on top. 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 Habit Burger Grill The Habit Burger Grill believes in juicy, handcrafted burgers and sandwiches that are made to order. This location in Walnut Creek provides dog-friendly seating with a few outside for your pooch. Some locations also offer a drive-through so you can stay on the go with Fido. Their signature burgers, Charburgers, are grilled over an open flame and served with tons of flavor like the Roasted Garlic Portabella Char or classic Double Charburger. You can also chow down on a custom sandwich like the chicken club or veggie burger with your choice of bun. Don't forget dessert! The Habit Burger Grill offers frozen treats like shakes, malts, and sundaes for a classic burger joint experience. 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
Yalla Mediterranean Yalla Mediterranean, located in Walnut Creek, is a casual eatery that serves up delicious, made-to-order Mediterranean cuisine. Choose from menu options including wraps, salads, plates, chicken, steak, seafood, falafel, shawarma, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Jerusalem 'Street Style' Wrap with hummus, red cabbage, pickles, French fries, tomato-cucumber salad, and feta ranch. Or go for the Power Greens Salad with kale, savoy cabbage, balsamic apricot, toasted almonds, feta, and lemon vinaigrette. 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
California Pizza Kitchen California Pizza Kitchen is a dog-friendly restaurant serving creative dishes with a California vibe to Walnut Creek locals and tourists alike. Visitors to the Kitchen wanting to enjoy a slice of its Original BBQ Chicken Pizza can do so alongside Fido at one of ten outdoor tables. California Pizza Kitchen's menu is made up of appetizers, signature hand-tossed, hearth-baked pizzas, pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches, and main plates such as Cedar Plank Salmon, Crispy Fish Tacos, Fire-Grilled Ribeye, and Chicken Piccata. See Details
Rocco's Ristorante & Pizzeria Rocco's Ristorante and Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant with eight dog-friendly tables outside. You can build your own pizza, or select one of the many combos from the menu, including Dante's Inferno, a house specialty topped with sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, red onions, feta cheese, and Italian garlic herb sauce. Alternatively, you could try one of the pasta specialties, such as the spaghettini pomodoro, served with imported pomi tomatoes, whole garlic, imported parmesan cheese, fresh basil, and tossed in spaghettini sauce. Rocco's is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:30pm, Friday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Peet's Coffee & Tea Peet's Coffee & Tea on Ygnacio Valley Road has five pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along while you sit and sip on a cup of joe. Peet's Coffee & Tea makes their own roasts, and serves a large variety of espresso and tea-based beverages in its cafe. You can try one of their famous Caffe Mochas with house-made chocolate sauce, Nitro Cold Brew, and Iced Green Tea Lattes. Stop by early and you can get Bacon, Egg, and Cheddar sandwiches, Turkey, Sage and Sweet Potato Biscuits, and Oatmeal. Lunch sandwiches are also available, as are artisan baked goods including pastries, cakes and 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
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 Walnut Creek where there are several 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
House of Bagels House of Bagels, located in Walnut Creek, is a casual New York-style bakery and delicatessen that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including bagels, breads, cookies, pastries, deli sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try Mike's Pastrami Reuben with hot pastrami, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing on grilled rye bread. Or go for a simple bagel topped with your choice of cream cheese (Green Onion, Veggie, Garlic-Herb, Lox-Green Onion, Sundried Tomato-Basil, and more.) Before you leave, be sure to grab a sweet treat, like one of their Bear Claws - flaky pastry dough wrapped around a light almond paste and topped with almonds. 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
High Tech Burrito High Tech Burrito, located in Walnut Creek, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of Mexican-inspired dishes. Choose from menu options including chips and dip, tacos, burritos, burrito bowls, quesadillas, salads, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Chips and Guacamole, then chow down on the Shrimp Taco filled with shrimp sauteed in Cajun spices and onions, cilantro-lime rice, chipotle dressing, pico de gallo, and avocado salsa verde. Or go for the Godzilla Burrito with steak, chicken, pinto beans, Spanish rice, mild salsa, guacamole, cheese, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions! 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 Sunne Ln in Walnut Creek provides three 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
Yogurtland Yogurtland, located in Walnut Creek, is a casual, self-serve fro-yo joint that serves up delicious sweet treats in a variety of tasty flavors. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from a list of flavors including Pecans and Pralines, Juicy Peach Tart, Birthday Cupcake Batter, Pistachio, Almond Midnight Mocha, Double Cookies and Cream, Apricot Tart, Matcha Green Tea, and more. Once you've picked your favorite flavor, simply pile it high with the toppings of your choice, and dig in! Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will have to wait outside while you get your yogurt. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Locust Street has pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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