Local dog-friendly restaurants in Los Angeles

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Dog owners are often the type of people who enjoy bringing their dogs with them wherever they go. This is why it’s common for dog owners to look for dog-friendly restaurants wherever they live. One of the more common times to look for dog-friendly options is when it comes to restaurants. No matter what type of food you’re looking for in California or what dog you’re eating with, here are five restaurants in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas that will let you eat with your dog.

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1. Joo Pocha BBQ

Dog friendly Multiple outdoor seats Online ordering Take out Dine in

This Korean barbeque joint is exceptionally well known for being a less mainstream option that locals love to eat at, but tourists don’t know as well. It’s very highly reviewed, with people loving all the different Korean options on the menu. The outdoor patio area is dog-friendly and people-friendly. Check out this unique option next time you’re in the area.

2. Mutts + Munch

Dog friendly Multiple outdoor seats Dogs allowed indoors Dine in

Describing itself as “LA's first dog-friendly destination,” Mutts + Munch is a unique restaurant because it’s actively built around making it easier for you to enjoy time with your dog. Not only is the entire service area outdoors, but it offers both a human menu and a dog menu, with the dog menu specially created around a dog’s needs. Additionally, Mutts + Munch offers puppy and adult dog training, as well as daycare options for your dog.

3. Native Son

Dog friendly Multiple outdoor seats Take out Dine in

Native Son’s Los Angeles location opened in November 2022 at the “Dankness Dojo,” previously populated by Modern Times Beer Co., and this location is continuing to create unique and exciting beer opportunities for everyone and anyone who’s interested. While prominently a bar, Native Son does also provide a rather substantial food menu, a daily happy hour from four to six in the evening, and a very beautiful outdoor area.

4. Morrison Atwater Village

Dog friendly Multiple outdoor seats Outdoor heating Take out Dine in Online ordering

This burger and pub eatery offers two locations: this location, which is in Los Angeles, and another location in Burbank. Not only is the food absolutely delicious, but it’s also won multiple awards for being a great dog-friendly and pet-friendly destination. This means it has quite the stake in ensuring that it’s a great lunch and dinner location for dog owners. Stop by to experience the food, the heated patio, and the atmosphere.

5. etta

Dog friendly Multiple outdoor seats Dine in Take out

From the moment you see this restaurant’s all-lowercase name, you know that etta is striving to be a unique, avant-garde experience. It’s known for its wood-fired pizzas, but there are plenty of unique and exciting options available, including seafood, pasta, and incredible desserts. Plus, the outdoor area at the Culver City location is on a terrace, allowing you to overlook the city and enjoy some air while eating.

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If you’re planning to go out to eat with your dog, it’s a good idea to be sure your dog is as prepared as you are. Whether you’re looking for information about what your dog can and can’t eat, you want some tips for ensuring that they behave, or you just want to clear any health problems before you bring your dog out in public, book a virtual vet appointment with Vetster to get started.

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