Thanks to the amazing weather, life is good for dogs in L.A. And thanks to the many, many restaurants with pup-friendly outdoor patios, it’s pretty sweet for dog-owners, too. With so many options, you can afford to be discerning and seek out dog-friendly establishments with the best food and drinks. To help, we’ve tracked down 10 great restaurants in Los Angeles that go above and beyond for you and your best friend.
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Address: 2100 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Why we love it: Pollen is an all-day Australian breakfast spot serving up delicious food in a trendy, outdoor setting. Enjoy brunch with your dog on the heated patio in Echo Park’s most cheery neighborhood spots.
2. Home Restaurant
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Address: 1760 Hillhurst Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027
Why we love it: Home Restaurant is considered the doggy social club of the Eastside. Expect free, organic doggie treats, plenty of water and a large, heated patio area. They are a solid place for a casual lunch or boozy brunch with friends.
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Address: 2490 Fletcher Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90039
Why we love it: This desert-chic restaurant not only dishes out amazing tacos (made with homemade flour tortillas) and killer margaritas but is extremely puppy-friendly. Your furry friend can frolic around the large outdoor patio area and make friends with other dogs.
4. The Morrison
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Address: 3179 Los Feliz Boulevard, Los Feliz, CA 90039
Why we love it: This Scottish pub is serving up upscale burgers, traditional pub eats, and they also offer a wide selection of whiskey & beer. But what really sets The Morrison apart is their special doggy food menu. They’ve created 3 specific dishes, which are served on a silver platter. If you want your dog to feel pampered and treated like royalty, this is to place to go.
5. The Sycamore Kitchen
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Address: 143 South La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Why we love it: This casual counter-service hot spot is perhaps the most seasonal-driven restaurant that is also dog-friendly. Their expansive outdoor dining is often filled with four-legged customers so you are bound to be surrounded by fellow dog lovers.
6. Playa Provisions
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Address: 119 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey, CA 90293
Why we love it: Playa Provisions is essentially 4 different concepts under one roof. There is a fun ice cream shop, whiskey bar, a casual market serving breakfast and lunch, and a high-end dining space. The four concepts may be completely different, but Playa Provisions provides a cohesive dining experience for everyone–including your furry friend. There are not one, but two patio areas for your dog to roam and meet other nearby pups.
7. Humble Potato
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Address: 12608 Washington Blvd #B, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Why we love it: Humble Potato is serving up comfort food with a Japanese twist. Expect dishes like a Katsu Doggu or the Kare Baga. The folks at Humble Potato are extremely accommodating with pets, so be sure to plan a patio lunch with your four-legged friend here!
8. Plan Check
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Address: 1800 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Why we love it: Dig into their gourmet burgers or smokey fried chicken sandwich and wash it down with one of their many craft beer selections. Your four-legged friend is welcome to bask in the L.A. weather with you in the patio dining area. They even offer cheeseburger-flavored doggie treats so no one leaves hungry.
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Address: 427 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
Why we love it: Enjoy Northern Mexican dishes with delicious margaritas with your pet. Clutch is the only restaurant with a large, spacious patio on Lincoln Blvd. This Venice storefront is dishing out “Cali-Mex” in a beachy theme so expect a relaxing and chill atmosphere with solid surf & turf.
10. Great White
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Address: 1604 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Why we love it: This all-day cafe specializes in fresh, local all day cuisine paired with a solid coffee program. Expect dishes like a Blue Smoothie Bowl, Avocado Toast, and a hearty breakfast burrito. This Australian cafe is just blocks away from the water, so grab some breakfast with your dog and take a stroll down the boardwalk.
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