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1newyorkguy Apr 26, 2010 05:36 PM

I've read about Bar 107 but would rather find one on the west side.

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Bar 107
107 W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

  1. mollyomormon Jul 7, 2010 05:52 PM

    You can bring your dog to the outside tables at the Mercantile.

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      noahbites Jul 7, 2010 05:03 PM

      It's not on the west side, but I wonder if you can bring your dog to the outside tables at Wurstküche.

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        fredder Jul 7, 2010 05:02 PM

        I'm all over Pat's

        Thanks

        1. ocshooter Jul 7, 2010 10:23 AM

          There used to be (may still be, have not been in a few years) outdoor tables at Il Fornaio in Beverly Hills where I could sit with the dogs and enjoy a drink with dinner.

          The Lazy Dog Cafe locations in Orange County allow dogs on the patio and serve the full bar options. There is a branch in Torrance.

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          Il Fornaio
          301 N.Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

          Lazy Dog Cafe
          3525 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90503

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            FoodKitCat Apr 28, 2010 09:34 PM

            Oh, also, Froggy's in Topanga Canyon. AWESOME patio on a summer night with the creek in the background with frog song. Doggies on the deck!

            Pat's Topanga Grill allows dogs for breakfast on the weekend.

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            Pat's Topanga Grill
            1861 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290

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              FoodKitCat Apr 28, 2010 09:28 PM

              I saw a sign on the new wine bar on Santa Monica Boulevard next to the Old Kings Head that allows dogs on their back patio. I've never been there and only noticed it while chowing on yummy Indian across the street at Gate of India last night. I think it's called Pourlet.

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              Gate of India
              117 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

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                Emme Jul 7, 2010 04:30 PM

                pretty sure you mean Pourtal. and yes the website says "dog-friendly."
                http://www.pourtal.com

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                yogachik Apr 28, 2010 07:28 PM

                The only bar I know is the poolside bar at the Viceroy in Santa Monica, but no dogs allowed after 9PM (I think it's 9, but call to find out).

                Otheroom stopped allowing dogs about 2 years ago.

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                Otheroom
                1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

                1. omotosando Apr 27, 2010 08:37 PM

                  It's not quite a bar, but I have seen big dogs on the patio enjoying the music while their owners drink at The Foundry in West Hollywood. The music is in the lounge area and they have some kind of sliding glass thing that they open onto the patio on music nights.

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                  The Foundry On Melrose
                  7465 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046

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                    coffeebrownies Apr 27, 2010 08:22 PM

                    Not a can, but a can't: Dogs are not allowed inside Farmers Market, where they have 2 bars that are sort of quasi outside. I only mention this because one of our family games is to see how long it takes for the security guards to catch the dog walkers (or carryers).

                    1. Discokill Apr 27, 2010 06:55 AM

                      It's been a while since I last went so you might want to double check but I'm pretty sure the Otheroom in Venice allowed dogs.

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                      Otheroom
                      1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

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                        will47 Apr 26, 2010 06:50 PM

                        If you really can't bear to leave your dog for long enough to go to a bar, then you should just drink at home. Either that, or you're spending *way* too long at the bar.

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                          Hershey Bomar Apr 26, 2010 08:06 PM

                          It's nice to walk to the bar and walk home. Along the way you think wouldn't it be nice to bring your dog-buddy.

                          FYI. Every bar in New Orleans allowed my dog inside except the Napoleon House.

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                            NAspy Apr 26, 2010 08:39 PM

                            In NOLA you can also get drive through Margaritas and suck your jello shots on the sidewalk. Great city, different culture entirely.

                        2. ChinoWayne Apr 26, 2010 06:00 PM

                          If it is a legit service dog, yes, if not, no.

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                            cls Apr 26, 2010 06:43 PM

                            Yep, Illegal. I remember places in Weho used to and the city cracked down a couple years ago.

                          2. goodhealthgourmet Apr 26, 2010 05:55 PM

                            due to health code restrictions and other legal considerations, most places won't/shouldn't allow you to bring dogs inside. your best bet is probably a dog-friendly restaurant with outdoor seating where you can enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine.

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                              granadafan Jul 6, 2010 10:01 PM

                              Thank God. I love dogs and my pooch, but they do not belong inside restaurants or bars.

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                              maudies5 Apr 26, 2010 05:40 PM

                              Interesting question. Would Buffalo Club permit dogs in the backyard/bar area? I have no idea. I am sure that dogs are prohibited from dining indoors (or even hanging out).

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                              Buffalo Club
                              1520 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404

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