Dog Friendly Restaurants in California

No need to leave Fido in the hotel room when you want to grab a bite! No matter where you’re headed, we can point you towards great restaurants in California that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Forge
The Forge The Forge, formerly known as Forge in the Forest, is a bistro-style eatery where Fido is welcome to join you on their dog friendly patio named, The Pound Patio, where pooches may order specialty items from their own Canine Cuisine menu. The patio is heaters and has fireplaces for chilly nights. The restaurant features gourmet dishes for lunch and dinner such as San Francisco style fondue, chicken satay lollipops, curry chicken paninis, Margherita pizza, fettuccine Alfredo, skirt steak and more. The Canine Cuisine menu offers items such as a cup of kibble, the Hot Diggity Dog, a Quarter Hounder, and Hen House Chicken Strips. See Details
Pet Friendly Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Pier Cafe Pier Cafe is a casual beachfront eatery with tasty surf and turf and dog-friendly outdoor seating with beautiful ocean views. Choose from an array of dishes such as shrimp po'boys, mixed seafood fry, citrus marinated seabass, jambalaya, shredded pork tacos, and top sirloin. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
In-N-Out Burger Want to really treat your pup? Order a "Protein Style" burger off the secret menu here and he'll get an all beef patty, minus the bun. Outdoor seating allows dogs. See Details
Cascal Cascal is a dog-friendly tapas restaurant in downtown Mountain View, CA, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. They offer a full tapas menu featuring traditional Latin Cuisine. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town Fred's Mexican Cafe, located in San Diego, CA, is a dog friendly, outdoor, Mexican sidewalk cafe where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table and enjoy his own Doggie Menu. The $5 Doggie Menu includes Buddy's Bowl with chicken and fries, Snoopy's Scrambled with scrambled eggs, Chance's Chicken with grilled chicken, Baxter's Burger with a handmade patty, and Cujo's Carne with sliced carne asada. Humans can enjoy fajitas, enchiladas, salads, burritos, tacos, burgers and more. Don't forget the one of their house made margaritas to wash it all down. And save room for one of their desserts like the Flan & Bunuelos or the Churro Donut Tower!
Pro tip: If you print off the flyer listed in the photos section of this page and bring it in, your pup eats free!
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85 Degrees Bakery Cafe 85 Degrees Bakery Cafe is a dog-friendly spot on Peyton Drive in Chino Hills to find freshly-baked goods and coffee held at the steady temperature of eighty-five degrees Celsius. Visitors to 85 Degrees Bakery Cafe can head to one of its four outdoor tables to sip on an Iced Sea Salt Coffee alongside Fido. The coffee shop's menu includes hot and iced coffee and teas, slushes, smoothies, breads, cakes, seasonal treats, and customer favorites such as its Brioche, Cheese Dog, and Tiramisu. 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
Carmel Belle Carmel Belle prides itself in using sustainable, organic, and hormone-free/grass-fed ingredients in all its dishes, and offers dog-friendly outdoor tables with treats and water bowls. Menu features tasty breakfast, lunch, and dinner options such as green eggs and ham, stone-cut oatmeal, hot and cold sandwiches, quinoa mac and cheese, and meatloaf. See Details
Pearls Boba Pearls Boba is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy tapioca pearls, pressed teas, freshly brewed espresso, and shaved ice for Sacramento locals and tourists alike. Pearls Boba offers outdoor tables to dog owners wanting sip alongside their pup. The cafe's menu is comprised of milk tea, coffees, smoothies, teas, shaved ice, and drink toppings such as Popping Boba, Egg Pudding, Jelly, Aloe Vera, Honey, Chia Seeds, and Milk Foam. Snacks such as French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Popcorn Chicken, and Musubi are also available. Pearls Boba is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 9:00pm, Friday from 6:30am to 10:00pm, Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
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
The Brewhouse Santa Barbara Situated just a few blocks from the Santa Barbara Channel, the dog-friendly Brewhouse offers an array of innovative dishes, in-house craft brews, and outdoor patio seating. Sample from over 20 different ales and lagers to help wash down delicious options such as tiger prawns, Cobb salad, trip-tip sandwiches, grilled bratwurst, pan seared ahi, bacon-wrapped filet mignon, and beef stroganoff. As an added bonus, Fido can dine on the special doggy menu. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
Alcove Cafe & Bakery Alcove specializes in classic American fare served in a charming bungalow with dog-friendly garden patio seating. Enjoy a full breakfast menu and tasty lunch and dinner options such as mini crab cakes, chopped salad, tuna melts, burgers, carnitas tacos, and yummy cookies, cupcakes, and dessert bars. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Casanova Welcome to Casanova, a culinary experience that echoes the South of France & Northern Italy in the center of Carmel. Their style and ambiance is matched by a standard of excellence in food and service that has brought worldwide acclaim. The menu features California cheeses, small plates, house-made pasta, and entrees like pork chops, osso buco, and rack of lamb. In addition, the hand dug Wine Cellar has received numerous awards for its outstanding selection of global wines. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Park Bench Cafe Located at the park a few miles from the beach, the Park Bench Cafe offers a full dog menu and a venue for dog birthday parties. People will enjoy hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, and burritos. Outdoor umbrella tables are dog friendly, and there are plenty of treats and water bowls available for furry patrons. See Details
Hog's Breath Inn Hog's Breath Inn serves up burgers in a Western-inspired dining room and a nice courtyard patio where dogs are welcome. See Details
The Regal Beagle The Regal Beagle is dog friendly and serves great local brews with a constantly rotating selection of craft beers. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at front outdoor tables. See Details
In-N-Out Burger In-N-Out Burger has been a California fixture since 1948, keeping it simple with quality burgers, fries, and shakes. Well-behaved, leashed pets are permitted at outside tables. Opens daily at 10:30am. See Details
The Prado at Balboa Park The Prado at Balboa Park welcomes dogs on front patio where patrons can order from a limited bar menu. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Friday and 11am on weekends. See Details
Universal Cafe Universal Cafe has been a Mission District staple since 1994, offering an ever changing New American menu featuring a rotating roster of awesome seasonal eats as well as dog-friendly outdoor seating. Sample delicious dishes like house gnocchi with blue cheese, mushroom ravioli, roasted chicken, and char-grilled country pork chops, plus weekday and weekday brunch food. Open for dinner Monday thru Friday at 5:30pm. See Details
Nottingham's Tavern Nottingham's Tavern serves California cuisine in a cozy lodge-like setting with a seasonal dog-friendly outdoor patio available May thru October. Sample from a menu that features duck wings, cheese quesadillas, BBQ burgers, tri-tip sandwiches, prime rib, and blackened salmon, Opens at 11am during the week and 8am on weekends. See Details
Freddy's Steakburgers Burgers, hot dogs, fries and frozen custard. They give your dogs a doggy treat. (small dish of frozen custard with a dog bone on top)

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