Dog Friendly Mexican Restaurants in Lake Forest, CA

There are 4 pet friendly Mexican restaurants in Lake Forest that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 74 more nearby. 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 Lake Forest. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cafe Rio Mexican Grill
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Making all its ingredients from scratch each day, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill is a dog-friendly spot to find fresh fare in Lake Forest. The Grill offers five outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a taco salad alongside Fido. Cafe Rio's menu is made up of customizable burritos, enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, tortilla soup, salads, and extras such as chips, salsa, queso, and guacamole. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in Fresh Lime Pie or Tres Leches. 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
Pet Friendly Baja Fresh
Baja Fresh Passionate about serving 'the freshest food in bright, clean environments,' Baja Fresh is a dog-friendly eatery serving Lake Forest 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 twelve 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
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 Lake Forest with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's eight 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
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 Lake Forest with a craving for a customizable burrito bowl can dig in alongside Fido at one of Chipotle's six 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
Charlie's Chili Restaurant Charlie's offers ocean views, home cook meals, all day breakfast and a pet friendly patio. Hard to beat combination in Newport Beach. See Details
Wahoo's Fish Taco Great tacos, burritos, and salads in a relaxed setting. Veggie friendly and dog friendly with a large covered patio. See Details
Taco Loco This casual, sidewalk café features seafood and traditional versions of southwestern and Mexican dishes. Menu offers salads, nachos, tacos, quesadillas, and seafood or veggie burgers. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Las Brisas Las Brisas serves flavorful Mexican cuisine with a California spin in a sleek and modern oceanfront setting that offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. An innovative menu will tantalize patrons with delicious delicacies such as fresh guacamole, grilled shrimp salad. classic ceviche, ahi poke, filet mignon and bacon tacos, and chimichurri skirt steak with fingerling potatoes and charred asparagus. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the open-air patio patio overlooking the Pacific. Las Brisas is open from 8am to 11pm seven days a week. See Details
Choice Burgers Even though it's a fast food restaurant, you can get a great home-style meat at Choice Burgers. Dogs allowed in the outdoor seating area. See Details
La Sirena Grill La Sirena Grill in Irvine, CA, is a dog friendly Mexican eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Their menu features fresh and innovative dishes of Mexican favorites like burritos, tacos, quesadillas, salads, nachos and more. See Details
Los Primos Great Mexican food (tacos, burritos, tamales etc). It's a order at the counter type of place but the food is very authentic and good. Nice outdoor tables in the shade. See Details
Sancho's Tacos Open front building dining so dogs can come inside. Water and treats are available. See Details
Wahoo's Fish Taco Wahoo's Fish Taco is a very busy spot with great fish tacos. The outdoor seating is very nice and dog friendly. See Details
Taco Mesa Taco Mesa's healthy Mexican food uses the freshest ingredients and they provide a water bowl for your pup when you sit outside. See Details
La Vida Cantina La Vida Cantina offers a vibrant atmosphere with a spacious dog-friendly patio to enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine. Choose from a variety of refreshing margaritas and delicious dishes such as chile verde enchiladas, empanadas, carne asada, chicken fajitas, and churros for dessert. Call ahead for hours of operation. See Details
Sharky's Mexican Grill Sharky's Mexican Grill boasts healthy Mexican for you and cool, clear water for your pup. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Morenos Wide selection of burritos, tostadas, and combo platters, plus refreshing margaritas. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Taco Surf Taco Surf blends the culture and cuisine of the Baja surf scene with Mexican cuisine. This location in Dana Point provides eight pet-friendly tables outside so you can chow down on casual and flavorful dishes with Fido. The menu offers a hefty selection of burritos, enchiladas, tacos, and lots of unique entrees to appeal to all kinds of palates. House favorites include plates like the Pescado Dinner, Carnitas De Puerco, and Tamales Authenticos. There are plenty of vegetarian items, too. Each location hosts happy hour throughout the week and a beverage seleciton of margaritas, beer, and more. See Details
Fred's Mexican Cafe Fred's Mexican Cafe serves fresh Mexican dishes with a California spin in a casual, festive setting that features dog-friendly outside seating. Menu favorites include signature salsas, calamari strips, shrimp enchiladas, carne asada fajitas, and a tantalizing array of taco creations such as Buffalo chicken, seared ahi tuna, cheeseburger, and Baja fish. Wash down the tasty goodness with a sweet margarita. Dogs are welcome to sample the doggy menu on the outdoor patio, and every Monday night from 6pm to midnight is Doggy Date Night, where you get a free dog meal with the purchase of a human meal. Fred's is open from 11am to 2am seven days a week. See Details
Avila's El Ranchito With a menu made up of family recipes from Guanajuato, Mexico, Avila's El Ranchito is a dog-friendly eatery, located on La Paz Road, serving Laguna Niguel locals and tourists alike. Dog owners with a hankering for a plate of Quesadilla con Guacamole can head to one of the restaurant's outdoor tables to dig in alongside Fido. Avila's menu includes appetizers, combination meals, salads, soup, burritos, tacos, seafood dishes, chicken, steak, and breakfast dishes. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in Flan, Churros, or Fried Ice Cream. See Details
La Vida Cantina La Vida Cantina is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant and bar. With twenty-five possible seating options outside, you and Fido will be spoilt for choice. The pet-friendly seating isn't the only part of La Vida which will leave you loco trying to decide, their menu is extensive as well, and includes Mexican favorites like quesadillas, fajitas, and enchiladas del Mar. One of their signature dishes is La Vida Burrito, stuffed with carne asada, refried beans, Mexican rice, jack cheese, sour cream, avocado, pico de gallo, tomatillo and guajillo salsa. La Vida Cantina is open Monday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, Tuesday from 3:00pm to 1:30am, Wednesday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, Thursday from 12:00pm to 1:00am, Friday from 12:00pm to 1:30am, Saturday from 11:00am to 1:30am, Sunday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Rasta Taco Rasta Taco in Laguna Beach is a tiny taco shop that is big in flavor. There is dog-friendly seating for up to fifteen guests so you can drop in with Fido. Their menu combines laid back Caribbean cuisine with Mexican street-style tacos. You can order a Rasta Bowl with your choice of veggies, carnitas, fish, Jamaican jerk chicken, and other proteins. The tacos include similar protein options with popular bites like the vegan One Love or carne asada taco. You can wash that down with a cocktail, beer, or specialty soda. Rasta Taco is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
Tortilla Republic Tortilla Republic, located in Laguna Beach, CA, is a romantic Mexican eatery that serves up a variety of tasty dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, enchiladas, seafood, pork, chicken, steak, burgers, salads, fajitas, 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 a craft cocktail and an order of the Elotes - grilled Mexican street corn topped with chipotle aioli, queso fresco, lime, and chili pepper. Next, chow down on the Duck Confit Tacos with sour cherry salsita, shaved cabbage, and radish. Or go for the Ensalada Sabrosa with romaine, roasted corn, tomatoes, black beans, Monterey jack cheese, jicama, cilantro, avocado, and honey-jalapeno vinaigrette. Tortilla Republic is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10pm, Friday from 11:30am to 11pm, Saturday from 9am to 11pm, and Sunday from 9am to 10pm. See Details
Avila's Ranchito This Orange, California location of Avila's El Ranchito Mexican Restaurant has plenty of outdoor pet-friendly seating. The restaurant has breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, with classic favorites like chimichangas, enchiladas, and the house specialty, Chile Relleno. Mam� Avila's Soup is a favorite, and made daily in-house and topped with avocado, cilantro, onions, and tomatoes. Stop by for Taco Tuesday with discounted tacos and drinks. For brunch, you can get Chilaquiles, Breakfast Burritos, and Huevos con Chorizo. Open Monday through Thursday 11am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday 11am to 11pm, and Sunday 10am to 10pm. See Details