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Dog Friendly Restaurant Guide

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Palm Springs is a paradise for humans seeking sun-soaked relaxation and a haven for our furry friends. This desert oasis in Southern California is known for its pet-friendly atmosphere, making it the perfect destination for visitors looking to explore with their four-legged companions in tow.

From casual cafes to fine dining establishments, Palm Springs offers a variety of dining options that cater to you and your dog. Some restaurants even offer special dog menus or treats so your furry friend can dine in style. Whether you’re craving a delicious brunch, a refreshing cocktail, or a gourmet dinner, you’ll find a pet-friendly spot that fits the bill.

Dog-Friendly Restaurants Downtown

Bill’s Pizza

Bill’s Pizza in Palm Springs is a popular pizza joint that serves delicious pies and welcomes furry friends with open arms. This pet-friendly restaurant is known for its laid-back atmosphere and welcoming staff who are happy to accommodate guests dining with their dogs. At Bill’s Pizza, you can enjoy a slice or a whole pie on the outdoor patio while your four-legged companion lounges by your side. The pet-friendly seating area provides a comfortable spot for you and your dog to relax and enjoy the vibrant energy of downtown Palm Springs.

119 S Indian Canyon at La Plaza.

bills pizza


Blackbook is a gay bar in the Arenas District, known for its industrial-styled, trendy atmosphere and extensive whiskey selections. It is also considered one of the best places to buy a bite. The pet-friendly policy at Blackbook on Arenas extends to the outdoor patio area, where guests are welcome to relax and socialize with their dogs while enjoying the bustling energy of downtown Palm Springs. The patio provides a comfortable and spacious setting for humans and pets to unwind and soak in the vibrant atmosphere.

315 E Arenas Road

Blaze Pizza

Blaze Pizza is all about exceptional quality at lightning-fast speed. They use fresh, made-from-scratch dough and offer a variety of artisanal ingredients for you to customize your pizza. The pizzas are cooked in a blazing hot oven by dedicated pizzasmiths, resulting in perfectly crisp perfection in 180 seconds. Right downtown in The Block, their outdoor patio is shaded and great for pets.

201 N Palm Canyon

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Blue Coyote Grill

Blue Coyote, located just before you enter the Uptown Design District, has a massive maze of outdoor dining for you and your dog. We think their Wild Margaritas are about the best you’ll ever have.

445 N. Palm Canyon

blue coyote with guitar

Bongo Johnny’s

Bongo Johnny’s not only has a large outdoor patio, they also have a special Woof! Menu. It features Chicken chew-wa-wa, rover easy with eggs, barkin’ for bacon, and fancy bitch with sirloin steak. The basic Woof! is a bog scoop of kibble.

301 N Palm Canyon Drive, second floor.

Funny dog at happy hour in a pub looking for food.


Cheeky’s is an excellent eatery offering great breakfast and brunch fare. They are known for the famous bacon flight.  There is plenty of dog-friendly seating on their outdoor patio. They don’t take reservations, so get there early to avoid the line.

622 N Palm Canyon

Cheeky's Exterior

Chicken Ranch

This restaurant is located in The Corridor, which has a large park-like setting in the center. This is at the entrance to the Uptown Design District on Alejo and Palm Canyon Drive. Chicken Ranch prides itself on sourcing free-range, locally-grown ingredients. Their commitment to quality shines through in every dish. The show’s star is its rotisserie chicken, cooked to perfection and served with unique salads, sandwiches, and flavorful sides.

515 N. Palm Canyon Drive

A multiethnic group of young friends enjoy good food and conversation together on a terrace outside on a summer evening. The focus iis on a beautiful golden retriever sitting by the table in the foreground.

Chi Chi at the Avalon

Chi Chi at the Avalon Hotel in Palm Springs is a delightful restaurant that embodies the essence of California wellness and clean living. Nestled in the playful, pool-centric setting of the Avalon Hotel, Chi Chi serves up fresh, chef-inspired fare that reflects a vibrant and spirited take on authentic West Coast cuisine. Whether you’re indulging in brunch or dining, Chi Chi offers a sunny outdoor experience with views of their sparkling swimming pool.

415 S. Belardo Road


Copley’s is known for its eclectic menu, which typically features a fusion of American and Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant sources fresh, locally sourced ingredients to ensure high quality and flavor in their dishes. Their menu often includes a variety of seafood, poultry, and meat options prepared with seasonal ingredients.  Notably, Copley’s is recognized for its outdoor patio dining area, which provides an enchanting atmosphere for guests. With beautiful palm trees, aesthetically pleasing decor, and views of the surrounding mountains, patrons can enjoy their meals al fresco. Dine on the patio, and they’ll bring your dog a water bowl.

621 N. Palm Canyon

Small patio at Copley's

El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana

El Mirasol is renowned for consistently serving hot plates of artfully prepared Mexican regional cuisine. Their dishes are crafted with care and authenticity. Whether you are craving classic tacos, flavorful enchiladas, or zesty margaritas, El Mirasol delivers a delightful dining experience. Both locations share a singular focus on wholesome fresh food that celebrates the vibrant flavors of Mexico. While both locations have outdoor patios, we especially like the private sizeable outdoor patio on Indian Canyon.

784 N. Indian Canyon

El Mirasol at Los Arboles Patio

El Patio

El Patio is a dog-friendly, family-owned Mexican restaurant. Your leashed dog can join you at the outdoor brick patio.

139 E Andreas Road


You’ll enjoy this beautiful outdoor restaurant in the heart of downtown, although it feels like you’re in a French café. They will treat your dog like a celebrity. FARM’s commitment to fresh, locally sourced ingredients sets it apart. From vibrant produce to free-range meats, every dish reflects the bounty of the Coachella Valley. The menu evolves with the seasons, ensuring each plate bursts with flavor and vitality.

6 La Plaza

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Fisherman’s Market & Grill

Serves various seafood dishes, including Boston clam chowder, shrimp tacos, Catalina sliders, and charbroiled swordfish. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

235 S. Indian Canyon

French Miso Cafe

Miso Cafe offers a blend of romantic French and modern Japanese flavors and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The restaurant is the brainchild of Tomoko Jones and Eric Bovy. Hailing from the south of France, Eric manages the kitchen and menus. Tomoko, originally from Japan, oversees the dining room. Their boutique outdoor patio can accommodate pets.

19 La Plaza

french miso cafe

Grand Central Palm Springs

The restaurant occupies the space of a 1936 department store formerly known as Desmond’s. The transformation has resulted in an extraordinary setting that seamlessly blends history with modern culinary delights. Grand Central caters to all-day dining needs, from breakfast to dinner, including a weekend brunch. They are curated with a nod to international techniques, offering fine dining in a more casual and relaxed environment. Their outdoor patio is pet-friendly.

160 La Plaza

Juniper Table

Juniper Table is a captivating dining spot that blends Southern California fare with bold Mediterranean flavors. From light breakfast foods to heartier entrees, their menu caters to all-day dining needs. You can enjoy Mediterranean-inspired shareable snacks, salads, and sandwiches in the afternoon. They are located on the ground floor of the Kimpton Rowan Hotel, with an outdoor patio for pets.

100 W Tahquitz Canyon Way

Young man in the city with his french bulldog

Kaiser Grille

Kaiser Grille has a large, dog-friendly patio where you can dine with your dog. They do accept reservations if you want to make sure you secure a spot. Using organic and sustainable ingredients whenever possible, Kaiser Grille makes wood-fired pizzas, prime steaks, and more.

205 S. Palm Canyon

Las Casuelas (original)

The restaurant has been operational since 1958 and stands as a testament to the enduring legacy and vibrant spirit of Maria and Florencia Delgado. The Delgado family matriarch Maria Fajardo cooked for copper miners in pre-depression Arizona using her famous earthenware pots and pans called cazuelas. Florencio and Maria, her son and daughter-in-law, brought “abuelita’s” recipes to their first restaurant in downtown Palm Springs, which became the Original Las Casuelas. Las Casuelas Original specializes in authentic Mexican cuisine. This location has a small patio on the sidewalk that accommodates pets.

368 N Palm Canyon Drive


Las Casuelas Terraza

Owned by the same family as the original Las Casuelas, they serve delicious, award-winning food. Choose from over 100 varieties of Tequila to sip straight, on the rocks, or in cocktails. Enjoy live music with special shows on various holidays. Dine with your pet on their expansive outdoor patio. Enjoy four generations of Delgado family recipes.

222 S. Palm Canyon Drive

las casuelas

LuLu California Bistro

A super festive and popular downtown restaurant for visitors and locals that offers a spacious patio for your dog.

Lulu California Bistro is known for its vibrant and inviting atmosphere. They offer a diverse menu featuring California-inspired cuisine with a creative twist. From fresh salads and seafood to delicious steaks and pasta dishes, there is something for everyone to enjoy at LuLu. The restaurant is also known for its extensive drink menu, including handcrafted cocktails and various wines. Centrally located downtown, it’s an excellent place for people to watch with their pets.

200 S. Palm Canyon Drive



Maracas Cantina serves delicious and unique Mexican cuisine, emphasizing fresh ingredients and great flavor. They also feature over 100 different Tequila selections. Large outdoor patio welcomes dogs.

155 S Palm Canyon Drive

Pinocchio in the Desert

This trendy spot serving American food is especially popular for breakfast. They offer a very affordable bottomless champagne during breakfast, lunch, or dinner when you purchase an entree. They have an outdoor patio for pets, but it is a bit tight and may only accommodate a small dog.

134 E Tahquitz Canyon Way

Pomme Frite

The restaurant features a variety of dishes, including traditional Belgian and French specialties like moules marinières, escargot, and crème brûlée, as well as various meat and fish dishes, pasta, flammekueche, and a varied selection of salads and appetizers. The restaurant also has a full bar, offering a range of French and California wines and Belgian beers. Pomme Frite may translate to french fry, but don’t let it fool you because they serve a wide range of fine French fare. Dogs are allowed at outdoor tables.

256 S Palm Springs

Sammy G’s Tuscan Grill

Sammy G’s Tuscan Grill is a charming Italian restaurant in downtown Palm Springs, California. With a warm and cozy Tuscan-inspired atmosphere, Sammy G’s offers a menu that highlights traditional Italian dishes with a modern twist. From homemade pasta and wood-fired pizzas to fresh seafood and decadent desserts, the restaurant prides itself on using high-quality ingredients and authentic flavors. They have a large outdoor patio where dogs are welcome.

265 S Palm Canyon

sammy g's patio

Sherman’s Deli & Bakery

Sherman’s Deli and Bakery is a family-owned New York-style restaurant (big portions) that’s been a favorite since 1963. They have a large outdoor patio and immediately welcome dogs and their owners with water.

401 E Tahquitz Way

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Tac/Quila is a popular restaurant located in Palm Springs, California. It is known for its modern Mexican cuisine and colorful, vibrant atmosphere. The restaurant offers a variety of traditional and contemporary dishes, including tacos, ceviche, enchiladas, and an assortment of tequilas and craft cocktails. With its stylish decor and delicious food, Tac/Quila provides a unique dining experience that celebrates the flavors and culture of Mexico. Tac/Quila is a dog-friendly restaurant where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the patio.

415 N. Palm Canyon

Tyler’s Burgers

Located in the middle of downtown, Tyler’s keeps it simple by focusing on a paired-down menu of fresh food prepared daily.  Most of the seating is outdoors, and it is a very casual Palm Springs dog-friendly restaurant.

149 S Indian Canyon

Tyler's Outdoor Patio

Uptown Design District

1501 Uptown Gastropub

1501 Uptown Gastropub is known for its modern American cuisine with a creative twist. They offer a unique dining experience in a stylish and inviting atmosphere. The menu features a variety of dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, including burgers, salads, sandwiches, and small plates. Guests can also enjoy craft cocktails, beer, and wine while taking in the vibrant energy of downtown Palm Springs.

1501 N Palm Canyon Drive

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This beautiful restaurant in the Uptown Design District offers a unique dining experience with a mix of modern and traditional décor. The menu showcases a variety of dishes, from savory appetizers to decadent desserts, all prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Whether you’re looking for a casual meal with friends or a special dinner with loved ones, 849 will impress you with its delicious food and friendly service. They have one of the most extensive outdoor patios in Palm Springs.

849 N. Palm Canyon Drive

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Jake’s is nestled in the heart of Uptown and offers a variety of fresh menu items. Named after the original owner’s beloved westie, dogs are welcomed at outdoor patios with water and a biscuit.

664 N Palm Springs

Trio Palm Springs

Trio is a popular restaurant located in the Uptown Design District. Known for its lively atmosphere and contemporary American cuisine, Trio offers a diverse menu featuring dishes such as steaks, seafood, pasta, and salads. The restaurant is celebrated for its modern twist on classic comfort food and its extensive wine and cocktail selection. With its sleek interior and outdoor patio, Trio provides a welcoming setting for casual dining and special occasions. Trio is a favorite among locals and visitors, offering a taste of Palm Springs’ vibrant culinary scene. They have an outdoor patio space that welcomes dogs.

707 North Palm Canyon

Workshop Kitchen & Bar

Workshop Kitchen + Bar is a renowned restaurant in the Uptown Design District of Palm Springs, California. Known for its dedication to sustainability and modern industrial design, Workshop offers a seasonal menu of New American cuisine, emphasizing locally sourced and organic ingredients. The restaurant is housed in a beautifully renovated space, featuring an open, airy interior with a minimalist aesthetic that showcases the building’s history. Dine with your pet al fresco.

800 N Palm Canyon

Zin American Bistro

Zin offers an upscale menu and an extensive wine list. The spacious outdoor dining area welcomes dogs.

198 S. Palm Canyon Drive

North Palm Springs


This place is designed and made for dogs and their humans. Their 7,000 sq. ft. venue features a dog-friendly open-air atrium, a cabana bar, and a patio. Boozehounds serves globally inspired California dishes, and mixologist Justin Gordon curates their cocktail program. Highlights from their dinner menu include garlic noodles, Japanese street corn, and sesame miso tofu. Whether you’re a dog owner or not, Boozehounds offers a unique dining experience in Palm Springs.

2080 N Palm Canyon Drive

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East Palm Springs

Escena Lounge and Grill

At the Escena Lounge and Grill, request one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. This popular spot serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.  This restaurant has some of the best views in Palm Springs.

1100 Clubhouse View Drive

Escena patio

South Palm Springs

Native Foods

Native Foods offers a healthy vegetarian and vegan menu in a casual setting. They have an outdoor seating area for dogs.

1775 E Palm Canyon in Smoke Tree Village

Smokin’ Burgers and Lounge

Smokin Burgers is a beloved burger joint in Palm Springs, California, known for its delicious, juicy burgers and laid-back atmosphere. The restaurant prides itself on serving mouthwatering burgers made with high-quality ingredients, including fresh beef patties, artisanal buns, and various toppings to suit every taste. In addition to their signature burgers, Smokin Burgers offers a range of sides, such as crispy fries, onion rings, and flavorful salads. Please bring your pet and enjoy your meal on their outdoor patio.

1775 E Palm Canyon in Smoke Tree Village

Smokin Burgers

Historic Tennis Neighborhood


Spencer’s is a four-star American cuisine restaurant with a French-Pacific Rim influence. This is unique because this Palm Springs pet-friendly restaurant is named after the owner’s dog, Spencer- talk about pet-friendly. They have a beautiful outdoor patio where you and your dog can dine under the huge ficus trees.

701 W Baristo Road

spencer's patio

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