Dog Friendly Mexican Restaurants in San Diego, CA

There are 48 pet friendly Mexican 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 Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town
Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town Located in Old Town, Fred’s Mexican Cafe combines the best of traditional Mexican cuisine and a healthier style of California cooking. Dogs will love eating items from the dog menu like Jacko’s Huevos (scrambled eggs, $3) and Leo’s Carne Bowl (sliced carne asada, $5) at outdoor tables that are pet friendly. Fred's uses the best meats, top sirloin steak, boneless skinless chicken breast, and mahi mahi. All sauces and salsas are made fresh daily at the restaurant using the freshest ingredients. Pro tip: If you print off the flyer listed in the photos section of this page and bring it in, your pup eats free! See Details
Pet Friendly Baja Betty's
Baja Betty's Located on University in the hip and vibrant neighborhood of Hillcrest, Baja Betty's offers delicious Mexican and southwest cuisine, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features quesadillas, burrito bowls, fajitas, carnitas, carne asada, combo plates, and an extensive selection of margaritas, tequila, and signature cocktails to wash down all the delicious goodness. See Details
Wahoo's Fish Taco Lovely taco joint in San Diego with dog-friendly seating. Wahoo's Fish Taco also offers some nice local beers. See Details
Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop The Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop has a dog-friendly patio and tasty Mexican food. See Details
The Alamo The Alamo is a reliable option for Mexican fare. They have a dog-friendly patio which can get quite crowded, so plan ahead. See Details
The Mission Located in the vibrant East Village, this quaint urban bistro offers delicious breakfast and lunch eats and dog-friendly outdoor tables. Enjoy favorite menu selections like strawberry banana pancakes, roast beef hash and eggs, rancheros verde, chicken pesto quesadillas, smoked turkey sandwiches, and baja shrimp wraps. Open daily 7am to 3pm. See Details
Ponce's Diners love coming here for strong margaritas and a myriad of Mexican eats. Dine at an outdoor table and your pet can join you. See Details
Funky Garcia's Hipsters flock here for cheap Mexican street fare and groovy live music. Fido can join you at an outdoor table and they'll bring water. See Details
Ortega's, A Mexican Bistro Great Mexican food that's a cross between a taco shack and fine cuisine. Dine outdoors and Fido can join you. See Details
Oscars Mexican Seafood Popular Mexican eatery that allows dogs at outdoor tables. See Details
Puesto Mexican Street Food Located in the original San Diego Police Headquarters building, Puesto is a dog-friendly restaurant serving Mexican Street Food in a vibrant atmosphere. Dog owners wanting to dig into an award-winning taco can do so alongside Fido at one of Puesto's fifteen outdoor tables. Puesto's menu includes snacks, shared plates, a range of guacamole dips, seafood, tacos, and specials such as Baja Fish Tacos, Octopus Tacos, and Enchiladas Rojas. Diners with room for dessert can order a Puesto Perfect Margarita and a slice of Pina Colada Carrot Cake or a scoop of Nopales and Lime Gelato. This location of Puesto is open seven days a week from 11am to 10pm. See Details
El Indio Mexican Restaurant El Indio is a casual dining Mexican restaurant that serves a variety of tacos, enchiladas, burritos, and quesadillas. The spacious outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Lucy's Taco Shop Lucy's serves rolled tacos, carne asada tortas, and chimichangas. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Barrio Star Barrio Star is a dog-friendly restaurant boasting "modern Mexican soul food," in a dog-friendly environment. Visitors to Barrio Star wanting to enjoy a Blood Orange Margarita can do so alongside their furry friend at one of the ten chairs around its outdoor bar. Barrio Star's menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, taco plates, and entrees such as the Brazil Bowl, Tamal de Maiz, and Chile Relleno. Favorites include Barrio Star's Homemade Chips and Salsa, its Fish Tacos, and its Tortilla Soup. Diners with room for dessert can dig into Coconut Flan or Flourless Chocolate Chipotle Cake, served with ganache and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The restaurant is open and serving unique Mexican fare Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 3:00pm and 5:00pm to 9:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 10:30pm. See Details
Fat Fish Cantina Grill Fat Fish Cantina Grill is a dog-friendly eatery that proclaims to "combine Southern California cooking trends and the flavor-driven culinary style of its neighbors to the South." Fat Fish offers several outdoor tables to visitors with Fido in tow. The Cantina Grill's menu includes breakfast items such as Puerto Nuevo Lobster Benedict, a Baja Breakfast, and Smoked Carnitas Chilaquiles, lunch items such as starters, salads, combination plates, enchiladas, fresh grilled seafood, tortas, and dinner items such as grilled and roasted meats, and range of taco plates. Those wanting to order an alcoholic beverage can choose from its specialty cocktails, sangria, house margaritas, and beers. Whether it be the Drunken Mermaid sweet and spicy cocktail or a Gigantic Fat Fish Margarita, there is a drink to accompany your taco of choice. Fat Fish is open Sunday from 10:00am to 10:00pm and Monday through Saturday from 11:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
King and Queen Cantina King and Queen Cantina, located in San Diego, CA, is a pet friendly restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table - he will even get his own bowl of water and a bone! This eatery offers modern Mexican cuisine with a special twist. The menu includes a large variety of tacos such as crispy avocado, Korean, steak, surf & turf, bone marrow and more styles. Or, you can enjoy enchiladas, burritos, wings, burgers and more. If you are in the mood, try a specialty cocktail like their Gardez Margarita made with mango-pineapple-Serrano-infused tequila, organic agave, fresh lemon juice, Tajin, and topped with fresh fruit, or the Maniaco made with Casa Mexico Tequila Reposado, fresh lime, simple syrup, Los Javis Mezcal, Ancho Reyes and a pinch of malt salt. See Details
Emilianos Mexican Restaurant Emiliano's Mexican Restaurant is a pet-friendly place to find authentic Mexican food in San Diego. Dog owners wanting to devour an Ensalada De Camaron served in a crispy flour shell can do so alongside Fido at one of Emiliano's' two outdoor tables. The Mexican Restaurant's menu includes appetizers, Veggies, seafood, combination dishes, chimichangas, burritos, and more. Favorites include the Picadillo, the Carne Asada Con Camarones, and the Enchilada Con Mole. Emiliano's Mexican Restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday from 2pm to 6pm and Sunday brunch is from 10am to 2pm. See Details
The Blind Burro The Blind Burro is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant serving Baja Coastal Cuisine in the East Village. Diners wanting to enjoy a plate made with local and sustainable seafood and produce can do so alongside their furry friend at one of The Blind Burro's eight outdoor tables or bar seating. The Blind Burro's menu includes appetizers, quesadillas, bowls, soups, salads, Baja-style tacos, tortas, and more. Favorites include Chicken Tinga Enchiladas, its Ranchero Burger, Salmon Poke, and the Lengua tacos. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in a plate of Churros coated in cinnamon-sugar, and creme anglaise sauce. The Blind Burro's kitchen is open Sunday from 10am to 10pm, Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Salud Salud, located in San Diego, CA, is a casual joint that serves up delicious Mexican-style fare. Choose from menu options including salsa, nachos, ceviche, tacos, burrito bowls, quesadillas, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at their single pet-friendly outdoor table (at the bar) while you enjoy your meal. Try the Fish Taco with beer-battered catfish, mixed cabbage, cotija, pico de gallo, and special house sauce on a handmade tortilla. Or go for the Califas Taco with grilled, marinated steak, French fries, guacamole, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, and crema on a handmade flour tortilla. Salud is open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 10am to 11pm, and Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Cocina 35 Boasting that it is the "best old school Mexican in Downtown San Diego," Cocina 35 is a dog-friendly restaurant serving locals and tourists alike. Dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of Pollo Al Chipotle can do so alongside Fido at one of Cocina 35's four outdoor tables. The Mexican restaurant's menu includes tacos, burritos, tortas, salads, soups, and a range of entrees. Frequent visitors recommend ordering a Mexican Coke to wash it all down. Cocina 35 is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 3pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 2pm. See Details
La Puerta Boasting that it is all about "tacos, tunes, and tequila," La Puerta is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant serving regular guests and visitors alike. La Puerta offers nine seats at its outdoor bar to guests with Fido in tow, as well as room to stand, enjoy a drink, and mingle. La Puerta's menu includes brunch items as well as appetizers, quesadillas, salads, soups, signature dishes such as T.J. Dawg and Fries, and Carnitas and Pancakes, street tacos, gourmet tacos, burritos, seafood, and more. A favorite is the Papas Fritas, fries topped with cheese, grilled onion, poblano, crema, guacamole, and pico de gallo. La Puerta is open and serving specialty cocktails and tacos Monday through Friday from 11am to 2am and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2am. Guests must be twenty-one years old to enter after 3pm daily. See Details
Primos Public Corner Part Mexican eatery, part sports bar, Primos Public Corner offers a casual setting for dinner and drinks, watching a game, or relaxing with Fido at a dog-friendly outside table. A tantalizing menu includes roasted jalapeno corn bisque, mole BBQ chicken quesadillas, fish, pork, and steak tacos, fire roasted chile relleno, bourbon sriracha flautas, carnitas, and for dessert, churros and Abuelita ice cream. Wash it down with craft beer or signature cocktail. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the large outdoor patio. Primos Public Corner is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11am to 9pm and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Mariscos El Pulpo Mariscos El Pulpo is a dog-friendly restaurant serving Mexican fare and seafood to locals and tourists alike. Diners wanting to devour a shrimp taco alongside their furry friend can do so at one of Mariscos' several outdoor tables. The restaurant's menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, Shrimp Chipotle, fajitas, a variety of tacos, burritos, combination meals, oysters, and more. Mariscos El Pulpo is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
City Taco City Tacos is a dog-friendly restaurant serving Mexican cuisine to locals and tourists alike. Dog owners with a hankering for a taco can head to one of City Taco's two outdoor tables to enjoy a meal alongside Fido. City Tacos' menu includes chicken tacos, seafood tacos, vegetarian tacos, pork, lamb, and steak tacos, as well as traditional tacos such as its Al Pastor, Chilango, and Birria de RES tacos. Visitors to City Tacos with a sweet tooth can indulge in a Bunuelo Taco a crispy fried flour tortilla coated with cinnamon and sugar topped with flambeed granny apples and raisins. It is over with a Greek yogurt and cheese cream and topped off with homemade caramel and marzipan bits. Guests can order a Mexican Beer to wash it all down. City Tacos is open Sunday from 12pm to 10pm, Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2am. See Details