dog friendly restaurant
we have a big dog, and we always feel guilty have to leave our dog at home when we eat out, anybody know any dog friendly restaurant in orange county
Avila's El Ranchito in San Clemente allows dogs on their patio and even has a dog menu! They also have a "Yappy Hour" the third monday of every month for happy hour on their patio with your dog!
El Ranchito Restaurant
3401 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90007
There are a number of places.
The Lazy Dog Cafe has locations in Orange, Irvine (Irvine Marketplace, near BJ's) , and Westminster. You can sit on the patio, even have cocktails, and they have (overpriced-but hey, you have the big guy with you) dog treats like chicken breasts and burger patties.
You can sit outside at Break of Dawn and eat really well for breakfast or lunch.
I frequently see people outside at Brussels Bistro with dogs, but they have to be well behaved because the crowd is right there.
I like the Sundried Tomato Cafe (there are others in the chain, but I have only been to Laguna). The have lots of outdoor seating and good food. Cocktails on the patio as well.
Cafe Zoolo gets a lot of dogs.
Fashion Island on the whole is dog friendly, but the restaurants won't let you bring the dogs on the patio. However, I often see tables with the dog next to them just on the other side of the railing. Daily Grill is the place that leaps to mind, but you may be able to do it at other places as well.
860 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Break of Dawn
24351 Avenida De La Carlota Ste N6, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
222 Forest Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Sundried Tomato Cafe - Laguna Beach
361 Forest Avenue Ste 103, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Lazy Dog Cafe
1623 W Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867
Lazy Dog Cafe
16310 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683
Fashion Island is dog friendly as a mall, but most places I know with a secured patio (fenced, planters, etc, will only allow the dog on the outside of the fence while you sit on the rail. For a well behaved dog, that is not a problem. Mine will just work his way inside the gate all meal, or whine to get in.
Great thread. We'll be in Laguna Beach, with the "hounds" soon, and it's nice to know we can take them occasionally. We've enjoyed Carmel for that reason (and others) at times.
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