Hello, Foodie Dog Lovers!

Welcome to the debut edition of “Chew & Chat,” where we embark on a gastronomic journey that’s as delightful for your taste buds as it is for your furry companion. San Diego is a haven for food enthusiasts, and we’re thrilled to present our top picks for the city’s most divine dog-friendly dining spots. From cozy cafes to vibrant eateries, let’s dig in!

1. Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

This spot lives up to its name, offering a relaxed ambiance and a menu that’s a treat for both two-legged and four-legged guests. Lazy Dog’s dedicated dog menu lets your furry friend join in on the feast, featuring tail-wagging favorites like grilled meats and rice.

2. Farmer’s Bottega

Farmer’s Bottega in Mission Hills embraces the ‘farm-to-fork’ trend, crafting organic dishes in a vintage, rustic setting. Inside, you’ll find charming details like reclaimed decor, Edison bulbs, and an inviting greenery patio. Plus, your furry friends are welcome too since they have outdoor seating!


3. Doggies on the Deck @ Landini’s Pizzeria

Doggies on the Deck @ Landini’s Pizzeria is a unique dining experience where you can enjoy a meal in the company of your four-legged friends. What sets this establishment apart is its rich history, established in 2013, and its ongoing commitment to supporting local San Diego dog rescue charities through monthly happy hour fundraising events.


4. Cali Breakfast in Cortez Hill

Cali Breakfast in Cortez Hill is a Latin American restaurant known for its innovative approach to Modern American Breakfast cuisine. Embracing creativity, Cali Breakfast crafts distinctive Bloody Marys, including Brazilian, Mariscos, and Vegan Picante options, adding a spicy twist to your dining experience. Plus, we’re delighted to be a pet-friendly restaurant, so you can enjoy your meal with your furry companions by your side.


5. The Presley

The Presley, nestled in the heart of Liberty Station, offers a dynamic outdoor dining experience perfect for gatherings. Their menu showcases classic American fare, local seafood, and innovative shareable dishes, complemented by a diverse cocktail selection that includes frozen delights and a refreshing Dole Whip mimosa. With San Diego’s splendid weather, our expansive patios adorned with lush greenery, fire pits, and swinging benches invite you to savor your meals in style. Additionally, we extend a warm welcome to your furry companions, making us a pet-friendly destination.


6. Bull’s Smoking BBQ

Bull’s Smoking BBQ is not just a restaurant; it’s a canine-friendly culinary haven where you can savor a delightful meal alongside your beloved dog. As a special treat, they pamper your furry friends with a complimentary bone. Their expertise lies in crafting authentic Carolina-Style slow-cooked meats, accompanied by gourmet sides and served with a generous helping of friendly hospitality. Don’t miss their claim to fame – the largest beef ribs in the world! They were located at 1127 W. Morena Blvd, San Diego, for an unforgettable dining experience for you and your furry companion.


7. The Regal Beagle

Aptly named after a famous TV dog, The Regal Beagle serves up comfort food and good times. This neighborhood favorite offers a dog-friendly patio where you and your pup can enjoy delicious eats and a cozy atmosphere.


8. Farmer’s Table

Discover Farmer’s Table La Mesa, strategically nestled in the historic heart of La Mesa and serving the vibrant communities of Spring Valley, Lemon Grove, and El Cajon. It’s your ultimate brunch destination in eastern San Diego. Their inviting outdoor patio welcomes your furry friends, making it a pet-friendly establishment. They take pride in offering a menu filled with wholesome, organic cuisine. The atmosphere here is a perfect blend of relaxation and charm, creating an exceptional dining experience.


9. Farmer and the Seahorse

Farm-to-Table Delights at Farmer & The Seahorse an American restaurant situated in the heart of Torrey Pines, introduces a casually sophisticated take on farm-to-table dining. Their restaurant boasts a captivating outdoor patio, allowing you to enjoy a meal in the company of your canine companions.


10. Working Class

Step into Working Class, your laid-back haven for delectable comfort eats and refreshing drinks. Frequented by locals, this indoor-outdoor restaurant and bar exudes a welcoming charm. Proud to be a pet-friendly establishment, ensuring your furry friends can join in the fun. With a diverse range of menus to explore, you’ll find the perfect pairing to complement your choice of beer.


Pet-Friendly Pointers

  • Check the restaurant’s pet policy and call ahead to ensure availability.
  • Keep your dog well-behaved and on a leash while dining.
  • Bring a water bowl and treats for your furry friend.
  • Be considerate of other diners and clean up any messes.


We hope you’re as excited as we are about this culinary adventure through San Diego’s dog-friendly restaurants. Stay tuned for more mouthwatering recommendations, heartwarming stories, and helpful tips in our next issue of “Chew & Chat.”

Till then, savor the flavors and make memories with your food-loving furry friend!

Bon Appétit & Bark On,

Precious Petcare