Pet Friendly Restaurants in San DiegoLocale Editors August 21, 2015San Diego Restaurants That Let Your Furry Friend Tag Along For Some Good EatsThe sun is blasting us with its sweltering heat such a ruff life that we have living in coastalSouthern California. I almost feel like it should be a law that all restaurants should have patios inCalifornia, then we wouldn’t have to worry about where to take our dogs. Since that isn’t thecase, we searched out some of our favorite places to enjoy outside dining with our pets. Grab thedogs and head to any of these cool pet friendly hangouts for a frosty beer and some amazingbites. Yes we all love going to the beach with our furry friends and throwing the frisbee aroundin the park, but sometimes we like to stray from the routine, especially when it involves us endingup at any of these sweet pet friendly spots. What better way to spoil your beloved furry familymember than taking them out for a meal? Instead of getting that adorably painful “please don’tleave me” look when heading out the door, bring them to these San Diego restaurants with dogfriendly patios.

Lumberyard Tavern967 S Coast Hwy #101Encinitas, CA 92024760.479.1657www.lumberyard101.comFor a fun beachside excursionwith man’s best friend, headto Lumberyard Tavern inEncinitas on the 101 and enjoya meal on their Fido-friendlypatio. A few bites of a burgermight “accidentally” fall underthe table for your dog to enjoyas well. You can top offcelebrating Love Your Pet Daywith a coastal walk, asLumberyard is right next to apathway by Swami’s.Brazen BBQ441 Washington StreetSan Diego, CA 92103619.816.1990www.brazenbbq.comBrazen BBQ redefines the localbarbecue experience with truesouthern smokehouse cooking, butwith a few modern twists. Bring thefour-legged family member toBrazen for the smokehouse’s BeefRib Platter special on Friday.Beginning at 5:30 p.m. and untilBrazen runs out, order two hugesmoked beef ribs with two sides andchoice of bread. Throw Fido a bonefor an extra special Love Your PetDay treat.

Fish Shop1775 Garnet AveSan Diego, CA 92109858.483.4746www.thefishshoppb.com1010 S Coast Hwy 101Encinitas, CA 92024760.436.4665For a family and dog-friendly venue in a relaxed beach atmosphere, find a spot on PacificBeach or Encinitas Fish Shop’s patio. Salmon is a good source of omega 3 fatty acids to keep yourdog’s coat healthy and shiny and to support his or her immune system. With the option tocustomize how the fish is seasoned and served, the fur baby can be treated to a bite of salmonon February 22 at Fish Shop.

Pillbox Tavern117 Plaza StSolana Beach, CA 92075858.436.7016www.pillboxtavern.comUp in Solana Beach, treatyour pup to the ocean breezeon Pillbox Tavern’s patio.Enjoy savory wing selectionswith house-made sauceswith a local brew or sharewith your pup some teriyakichicken from the PillboxPlate before heading downto Fletcher Cove—one ofSolanaBeach’sprimedestinations where leasheddogs are allowed at the park.Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp333 5th AveSan Diego, CA619.795.9463www.gaslampunion.comFor another dog-friendlydowntownspot,visit Union Kitchen & TapGaslamp to experienceinventiveAmericancuisine and house-madecraft beer and cocktails.Chef David Mango useslocal,naturalandsustainablepracticeswhenever possible.

Le Parfait Paris555 G StSan Diego, CA 92101619.245.4457www.leparfaitparis.comImagine sitting in the streets of Paris with your dog perched next to you as you nibble oncroissants and sip on a French vanilla latte. Find your way downtown to Le Parfait Paris for thisexperience with your pup on Love Your Pet Day. The café menu features savory dishes, bakedgoods, coffee, tea and signature cocktails, but the crème de la crème of this establishment is itsdecadent pastries and desserts.