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Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in La Jolla, CA

There are 7 pet friendly Italian restaurants in La Jolla 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 La Jolla. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Barbarella Restaurant & Bar
Barbarella Restaurant & Bar Barbarella Restaurant & Bar is a pet-friendly restaurant in La Jolla, CA. Enjoy delicious housemade Italian food in our cozy dining room or on the breezy patio. Dogs are welcome on our outdoor seating. See Details
Pet Friendly Osteria Romantica
Osteria Romantica Tasty Italian eats and friendly servers are abound at this cozy La Jolla bistro. Bring Fido to people watch with you at the sidewalk tables. See Details
Piatti La Jolla Fans of Piatti say you'll be hard-pressed to find a dish on the menu that isn't amazing. Sit on the patio for lunch and Fido is free to join you. Please note that dogs are only allowed during lunch service as dinner hours tend to get too busy for your pups safety and enjoyment! See Details
Stella Italianfare Italian eatery & lounge offering creative cuisine & cocktails and a patio with Pacific views. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor seating. See Details
Cusp Cusp, located in La Jolla, CA, is a romantic Italian eatery that serves up an array of modern dishes. Choose from menu options including egg dishes, omelettes, pancakes, bagels, oatmeal, soups, salads, pasta, flatbreads, lamb, chicken, seafood, steak, veggies, sandwiches, wraps, and more. Fido is welcome to join you either at their single pet-friendly outdoor table or at their bar seating (there is plenty.) Start off with a cocktail and an order of the Crispy Pork Belly with maple brown sugar glaze, celery-apple puree, and a Fuji apple-celery-frisee salad. Next, chow down on the Lamb Shoulder Pappardelle Pasta with braised lamb shoulder, white mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes. Or go for the simple BLT with applewood bacon, Roma tomatoes, and romaine lettuce. Cusp is open daily from 7am to 10pm. See Details
Acquavite Acquavite, located in La Jolla, CA, is an intimate Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, pizza, pasta, chicken, veal, seafood, lamb, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal (calling ahead is highly recommended.) Start off with an order of the Midollo Di Blue - roasted bone marrow with Maldon sea salt, and herb-infused olive oil. Next, chow down on the Cinghiale E Rosmarino - braised wild boar ragout with rosemary scented risotto and Parmesan Reggiano. Or go for the Filetto Al Pepe Verde - an eight-ounce grass-fed filet mignon with Madagascar peppercorn-Armagnac sauce. Acquavite is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 9pm. See Details
Acquavite Ristorante Acquavite is an oceanfront Tuscan restaurant serving unique, made from scratch, homemade dishes in a dog-friendly atmosphere. Acquavite offers many outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a Vegetariana Pizza while their canine companion lounges in the sea breeze. Guests are asked to call ahead and make a reservation. Acquavite's menu includes pizzas, soups, salads, antipasti dishes, an array of pasta dishes, and entrees such as Saltimbocca di Vitello, Pescato del Giorno, Filetto al Pepe Verde, and Petto di Pollo. Acquavite regulars recommend ordering a glass of wine to swirl, sniff, and sip, alongside your meal. Acquavite is open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. It is open for dinner Friday and Saturday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm, and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Buon Appetito The passion of the folks running this spot shows in its divine food and service. Fido can join you at an outdoor table. See Details
Firenze Trattoria Firenze Trattoria specializes in authentic Italian dining with Tuscan influences in a romantic atmosphere that has pet-friendly seating. See Details
Pappalecco Pappalecco is a dog-friendly restaurant in San Diego serving Italian fare with Tuscan influences to locals and tourists alike. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Pappalecco's menu includes paninis, pizzas, coffee drinks, breakfast items, salads, and wine. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a Gelato Cookie Sandwich or Affogato dish. See Details
Gregorio's Italian eatery serves specialty pizza, sandwiches, and pasta. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Trattoria I Trulli There's a water bowl for your pup at Trattoria I Trulli, which serves up abundant Italian portions. Both the front patio and sidewalk tables welcome Fido. See Details
Sole Luna Cafe The bistro fare draws hungry customers and their dogs, who happily join them on one of the restaurant's two patios. Cozy neighborhood spot! See Details
Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana and Seafood serves authentic Italian food and provides eight dog-friendly tables outside. The pizza on the menu is cooked in a wood-fired oven and can be ordered with a number of toppings, including Pizza Sorrentina, topped with calamari, clams, mussels, shrimp, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese. Alternatively, you could try one of the specialty pasta dishes on the menu, such as the pennette a la vodka, short tube pasta in a creamy tomato vodka sauce. Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:00am to 10:30pm, Saturday from 12:00pm to 10:30pm. See Details
Garage Buona Forchetta Located in an old car dealership just a block off Orange Ave, this dog friendly restaurant serves delicious, authentic Italian fare, including Naples style pizza. Dogs are allowed on Garage Buona Forchetta's back patio which is shady and cool. See Details
Lorna's Italian Kitchen This low-key strip-mall spot serves hearty plates of tasty Italian eats for cheap. Fido can join you at an outdoor table. See Details
RoVino The Foodery RoVino The Foodery is a dog-friendly cafe in San Dieogo CA, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor, sidewalk table. This Italian market sells groceries and food items from its cafe with homemade sauces, house-made fresh pastas and recipes that have been in their families for generations. The menu includes sandwiches, pasta, Roman-style pizzas, gelato and gelatto cakes, coffee, and more. Be sure to ask for a treat for Fido while you're there. See Details
Villa Capri Villa Capri Ristorante is a dog-friendly Italian restaurant within the Carmel Valley in San Diego, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. You'll find authentic and homemade Italian food on the menu with a selection of wines that will pair beautifully with your meal. See Details
Scuderie Italia Scuderie Italia is a dog-friendly Italian restaurant in San Diego, CA. Your leashed, well-behaved dog is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor patio. This AVPN Master Certified Pizzaiolo serves fantastic pizzas, so make sure to try their Accinghe, Carne, or Diavola pizza while you're there! Don't forget to ask your server about their wine list. See Details
Buono Forchetta Located in the quaint South Park area of San Diego, just outside of Balboa Park, this authentic Italian restaurant serves eggplant tortino, classic pizza, calzone, and a variety of hearty pasta dishes. The spacious outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Village Pizzeria - Orange Village Pizza has great Italian Food and there are about 8-10 tables outside that are dog friendly! However, no beer or wine is served outside. See Details
Pomodoro Locals are willing to wait for a table at this rustic Italian eatery. Dine at an outdoor table and your pooch can join you. Mangia! See Details
Baci Italian food that patrons can't stop raving about; they'll even make you something off the menu! Pets can join you outdoors, except Sundays. See Details