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Dog freindly restaurants.Have you ever brought along your pooch ?

Just curious.I love dogs.I wan't one of my own someday.Well behaved of course.I would bring my dog.Do you ?

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  1. Yes, I take my little guy to outdoor patios in the warm weather.

    1. I tried to once, to sit outside, and was told they weren't allowed to have dogs, and I had to leave, as it was a hot day and I wasn't going to leave the dog in the car.

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      1. re: BobbieSue

        Generally, here in California, the rule is that you have to be able to access the patio with out entering the restaurant. Of course, each restaurant can also make their own policy as to whether or not they welcome dogs.

        And, of course, if the dog is not welcome we can either get take out and picnic in the park or find another restaurant.

      2. All the time. We travel with him too, so we are always looking for dog friendly places, both lodging and restaurants.

        Tiny dog has dined at a Michelin-starred restaurant and at a restaurant where the chef formerly worked at the French Laundry, ;)

        I usually make it a point to mention dog friendly spots when I post trip reports.

        1. Lots of outdoor dining in my city once winter finally ends. Yes, I take one of my dogs but not the other (he's a PITA). Many of the restaurants, hotels and shops have water bowls out front for passing canines. It is nice.

          Dogs are not permitted inside restaurants here.

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          1. re: tcamp

            You do bring the so called PITA back a treat I hope? So as not to play favorites:) They have feelings you know!

            1. re: MamasCooking

              Daddy gives him plenty of treats. He is pretty spoiled, TBH.

          2. We have a little take out place up the road so I can bring him there, as you eat outside at picnic tables (it is seasonal) and I can trust my dog to wait outside until I go in,order and come back out without running off on me.
            He is well behaved, and does not bother others so I don't mind bringing him along, some people's dogs should not go anywhere...JMO