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 in Carmel, CA, where Fido is welcome to join you on their dog-friendly patio named, The Pound Patio. 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 a dog-friendly eatery in Temecula that serves up a variety of delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. While your pup peruses his own menu with options like hamburger patties or grilled chicken and brown rice, humans can chow down on the unique PB & J Burger - a grilled half-pound burger topped with candied bacon, Havarti cheese, peanut butter, grape jelly, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles! See Details
SUR at The Barnyard Located in what was once the famed Thunderbird Bookstore in Carmel, Billy Quon's SUR at The Barnyard is a dog-friendly restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table and will even get to order from the Doggy Menu! While your pup chows down on chicken, salmon or even steak, you'll be treated to SUR's variety of dishes like its famous cheese bread, Chef Herman's chicken and waffles, salmon tacos, shrimp linguine or the Kona Steak Plate. Reservations are strongly recommended. See Details
Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town Fred's Mexican Cafe, located in San Diego, CA, is a dog-friendly 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! See Details
Hog's Breath Inn Formerly owned by Clint Eastwood, Hog's Breath Inn is a well-known dog-friendly restaurant in Carmel, CA. Fido is welcome to join you at a courtyard table as you experience the old west at this popular establishment. Their menu features classic American comfort food and signature dishes such as Hog's Baby Back Ribs. Hog's even have a dog menu for four-legged guests! 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
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station is a dog-friendly craft brewery committed to sustainability and the art of brewing. Dog owners wanting to try a beer from the place once called the "All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth," by BeerAdvocate Magazine can do so alongside Fido at one of the Bistro's many outdoor tables. The World Bistro and Gardens menu includes items inspired by cultures around the world and its ingredients are locally sourced. Dishes include starters, soups, salads, entrees such as Stone Barbecue Duck Tacos, Crispy Skinned Salmon, and Spicy Lamb Sausage Rigatoni, sandwiches, and more. Diners with room for dessert can order a Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart, Spiced Carrot Cake or Stone Brownie Sundae. This location of World Bistro and Gardens is open Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. 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
Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe Dorn's Original Breakers Cafe is a dog-friendly, fine dining restaurant in Morro Bay where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. While seafood is their main feature, they also offer pasta, chicken and steak dinners, as well as burgers and sandwiches. The hollandaise, desserts, and their popular garlic vinaigrette house dressing are all homemade from scratch. See Details
Cody's Cody's transforms only the freshest local ingredients into French Toast, fluffy omelets, crisp salads and savory sandwiches. Inside or out, the surroundings will soothe and calm, be it the toasty fire pit or dog-friendly patio's ocean view. 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
Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Fish Market Make no bones about it, Bluewater is as crazy about dogs as they are about the freshness of their seafood! You can dine together on their beautiful patio, where your pooch can enjoy fresh bowls of water and complimentary dog bones. They also have a special Dog Menu, with dishes like "House Made Bark Treats" and "Meat 'Roaff'", that your pup will be sure to love! See Details
1909 1909 is a gastropub in Old Town Temecula that serves smoked wings, bison burgers, and summer pasta. Wash it all down with a refreshing craft beer or cocktail. Both the front and back patios are dog friendly and offer a special menu just for Fido. Stop in for dinner, or Saturday and Sunday brunch featuring bottomless mimosas and a tableside Bloody Mary cart. See Details
Top Dog Coffee Bar Top Dog Coffee Bar in Morro Bay, CA, welcomes Fido to join you for a micro-roasted coffee or espresso drink, plus breakfast burritos, paninis, and bagels. See Details
Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in La Quinta, CA, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Their menu includes not only pizza, but also fresh salads, seafood, burgers, steak, tapas, craft beers, and a wine list from around the world. See Details
Finney's Crafthouse Finney's Crafthouse & Kitchen, located in Santa Barbara, CA, is a casual gastropub that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Enjoy items like the buffalo cauliflower, pork tacos, or a truffle burger. See Details
GoodLife Cafe and Bakery GoodLife Cafe and Bakery, located in Mendocino, CA, is a casual joint that serves up delicious dishes prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal (they even provide doggie water bowls!). Please note that table service is not available, so Fido will need to wait outside while you order inside. Choose from menu options including breakfast burritos, quiche, bagels, pastries, baked goods, salads, soups, sandwiches, and more. See Details
Ginochio's Kitchen Ginochio's Kitchen, located in Bodega Bay, CA, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious barbecue-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Westminster's 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
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
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
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
The Attic The Attic in Long Beach, CA offers Southern food and full bar, set in a 19th century house, with a large dog-friendly outdoor patio. Their menu includes dishes such as cinnamon French toast, mac 'n' Cheetos, short rib poutine, muffuletta sandwiches, bourbon glazed steak, and buttermilk fried chicken. 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