Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in San Diego, CA

There are 26 pet friendly Italian restaurants in San Diego 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 San Diego. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Pomodoro
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
Pet Friendly Lorna's Italian Kitchen
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
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
Villa Capri Diners appreciate this place for well-made authentic Italian food and attentive service. Choose an outdoor table and Fido can join you. 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
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
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
Andiamo Ristorante Italiano Terrific Italian cuisine hidden away in a suburban strip mall. Eat at an outdoor table and your pup can join you. See Details
Osteria Panevino Each item on the menu is better than the next at this homey Italian eatery. If you have a small pooch it can join you at an outdoor table. See Details
Asti You may want to devour your dinner, but save room for Tiramisu! Dine al fresca and Fido can join you on the dog-friendly patio. See Details
Caffe Bella Itali Considered by many the best Italian restaurant in town, Caffe’ Bella Italia is a family owned and operating restaurant serving authentic Italian cuisine with love and passion since 1999. Our Chefs make everything from scratch, using high quality Italian ingredients, local organic produce, wild seafood and hormones free meat. We are specialized in Seafood dishes and pizza made in authentic Neapolitan style. See Details
Pappalecco Pappalecco is a dog-friendly restaurant with Tuscan influences serving Italian fare to locals and tourists alike. Pappalecco has five outdoor tables available for diners with Fido in tow wanting to enjoy a meal al fresco. 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. This location of Pappalecco is open Sunday from 8:00am to 9:30pm, Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 9:30pm, Friday from 7:00am to 10:30pm and Saturday from 8:00am to 10:30pm. See Details
Piacere Mio Piacere Mio is a pet-friendly, modern version of a classic Euro cafe serving Italian trattoria fare. Diners wanting to enjoy a plate of octopus and potato salad can do so alongside their furry friend at one of Piacere's sixteen outdoor seats. Piacere Mio's menu includes brunch items, antipasti dishes, salads, soups, customizable pasta dishes with a variety of egg noodles and sauces, specialty pasta dishes, seafood, chicken and pork dishes, and more. Gluten-free options are available. This location of Piacere Mio is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Saturday from 11:30am to 3:00pm and 5:00pm to 11:00pm and Sunday from 9:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
Enoteca Adriano Enoteca Adriano located in San Diego, CA is a dog-friendly Italian restaurant. Your dog can join you on their outdoor patio that seats thirty people however, you do need to call ahead if dining with Fido. Enoteca Adriano highlights Italian food and wine from thirteen wine regions and offers daily specials. Everyone receives complimentary focaccia with an olive oil and balsamic vinegar mixture. The appetizers are large enough to share and you can start with Bruschetta a grilled ciabatta bread, Roma tomatoes, basil, E.V.O.O, and honey ricotta or the Calamari Uvornese with seared calamari, capers, shallots and arugula sauteed in lemon and garlic, For the main meal try the Orecchiette Bosco with minced sausage, bread crumbs, and creamy tomato parsley sauce or the Ravioli Rossi lobster stuffed pasta, tiger shrimp, and aurora sauce. Enoteca Adriano is open daily 5pm to 10pm. See Details
Monello Calling itself, "timeless, not trendy," Monello is a dog-friendly Milanese kitchen. Dog owners wanting to check out the place voted Best Happy Hour in Little Italy, can do so alongside their furry friend at one of Monello's several outdoor tables. The restaurant's menu includes traditional Milanese street food, seafood, fried dishes, and twenty-five daily handcrafted pasta dishes. Brunch items are also available and include customizable pastries, Brunch Pizza, and egg dishes. Diners with room for dessert can enjoy a Pannacotta al Cioccolato, or a Gelati e Sorbetti, with homemade and artisanal flavors varying daily. Monello is open Tuesday through Friday from 11:30am to 10:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Arrivederci Italian Restaurant Located in the heart of Hillcrest, Arrivederci Italian Restaurant is an award-winning, dog-friendly restaurant. Visitors wanting to try homemade Italian cuisine can, as the eatery puts it, ""bring their companion to Italy,"" and dine alongside their dog at one of Arrivederci's outdoor tables. Its menu includes appetizers, salads, pasta dishes, soups, and chicken, veal, and seafood entrees. Frequent visitors to Arrivederci recommend ordering the Carpaccio Classico appetizer to start your meal and saving room for a rich dessert to finish it all off. Arrivederci Italian Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 11:00pm." See Details
Devine Pastabilities Claiming to be no ordinary Italian restaurant, Devine Pastabilities is a dog-friendly spot to grab a meal from the restaurant voted best sandwich shop in San Diego. Devine Pastabilities has six outdoor tables available for dog owners wanting to enjoy a meal while Fido lounges underfoot. The shop is known for its Torpasta, an Italian roll that is hollowed, toasted and stuffed with Italian dishes. Its menu includes starters, pizzas, and many items with the "Tor" label, from salads to pasta to sandwiches, they can all be piled into Italian rolls. Diners with room for dessert can dig into a Tortuga, which is vanilla bean ice cream sandwiched between two baked fresh chocolate chip cookies. This location of Devine Pastabilities is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Pastalini Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this build-your-own pasta place. At Pastalini you just choose the type of pasta, a sauce, protein, and toppings, and then they cook your creation in front of you. The restaurant also serves panini sandwiches, thin crust pizzas, calzones, and salads. Pastalini is open Monday - Thursday 10:30am - 8pm, Friday 10:30am - 8:30pm, Saturday 11:30am - 8pm. See Details
Sogno Di Vino Located in Little Italy, Sogno Di Vino, or "to dream of wine," is a dog-friendly Italian wine-bar. Visitors to Sogno wanting to swirl, sniff, and sip alongside their canine can do so at one of its twelve outdoor seats. Sogno Di Vino's menu includes a carefully-curated wine list, a selection of beer, and dishes such as Baked Goat Cheese, Sauteed Wild Mushrooms, SoCal Ahi Poke, a range of salads, focaccia paninis such as Smoked Chicken Caesar and Marinated Veggies. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in House Made Tiramisu, Chocolate Mousse Cake, or a Famous Cannoli. Sogno Di Vino is open Sunday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10:30pm. See Details
Dimille's DiMille's is an authentic Italian restaurant serving a variety of dishes in a dog-friendly atmosphere. Dog owners wanting to enjoy a slice while their furry friend lounges underfoot can do so at one of DiMille's tables on its outdoor patio. DiMille's menu includes specialty coffees, beer, wine, cocktails, salads, soups, sandwiches, pizzas, calzones, pasta dishes, and more. Specialty pizzas include Spicy Buffalo chicken, DiMille's Vegetarian, Pesto with Artichoke Hearts and Provolone. Diners with room for dessert can enjoy an Assorted Italian Cookie Plate. DiMille's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Carne Prima Italian Steakhouse Located in the heart of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, Carne Prima Italian Steakhouse is a dog-friendly restaurant with a self-proclaimed "cozy outdoor patio." Dogs are allowed on the patio and can sit at one of its several outdoor tables to relax alongside their owner. The Steakhouse's menu includes starters such as Charcuterie. Crispy Calamari, Salmon Carpaccio, and Vegetarian Rice Balls, soups, salads, steaks, chicken dishes, seafood, pasta dishes, and an array of sides. The Steakhouse also has an extensive wine list and regulars recommend saving room for a glass of wine and a dessert. Carne Prima Italian Steakhouse is open Sunday through Thursday from 5pm to 10pm and Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 11pm. See Details
Vittorio's Vittorio's is a family-style trattoria serving a variety of Italian dishes in a dog-friendly atmosphere. Dog owners wanting to kick back and enjoy a slice can do so alongside Fido at Vittorio's outdoor table. The restaurant's menu includes antipasti, salads, pasta dishes, pizzas, seafood, veal and chicken entrees, wine, and more. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in one of its many desserts, whether it be Spumoni, Cannoli Alla Siciliana, or Sorbetto. Vittorio's is open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 10:00pm and Saturday and Sunday from 3:30pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Pappalecco Pappalecco is a dog-friendly restaurant with Tuscan influences serving Italian fare to locals and tourists alike. Pappalecco has six outdoor tables available for diners with Fido in tow wanting to enjoy a meal al fresco. 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. This location of Pappalecco is open Sunday from 7:30am to 9:30pm, Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 9:30pm, Friday from 7:00am to 10:00pm and Saturday from 7:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Petrini's Italian Restaurant Boasting a bright and inviting atmosphere, Petrini's Italian Restaurant is a pet-friendly place to enjoy a slice of pizza or plate of pasta. Dog owners can bring Fido to one of Petrini's four outdoor tables on its patio to order a meal. The Italian Restaurant's menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and pasta dishes such as Pasta with Meatballs and Meat Sauce, Tortellini Alfredo, Eggplant Parmesan, and Pasta with Butter. Petrini's regulars recommend ordering the Half Rack Baby Back Ribs atop its famous parmesan truffle fries with a glass of wine to wash it down. Petrini's is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details