Dog Parks Venice
Westminster Dog Park
1234 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA, US, 90291
Dogs are welcome off-leash at this small Venice dog park.
Dog Friendly Restaurants Venice
220 Rose Ave, Venice, CA, US, 90291
Rose Café has been serving SoCal cuisine in the heart of downtown Venice since 1979, offering a bright open space with seasonal dog-friendly outdoor seating. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices include chorizo scrambles, buttermilk pancakes, grilled eggplant tartine, roasted half chicken, miso marinated hanger steak, and lamb schwarma pizza. Dogs must be on the outside of the gated patio. Opens at 7am Tuesday thru Saturday, 8 am on weekends, and is closed on Mondays.
Baby Blue’s BBQ
444 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291
Baby Blues BBQ brings authentic southern-inspired BBQ to the City of Angels, offering delicious meats in a festive, modern setting that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Enjoy Memphis and Texas ribs, chopped brisket, smoked chicken, Gulf coast catfish, burgers, sandwiches, and traditional sides like cornbreads, collard greens, and mac c cheese. Open daily 11:30 am to 9 pm
1432 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291
Shima’s vegan desserts are beautifully presented and it boasts outdoor seating that’s pet friendly.
The Terrace Cafe
7 Washington Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90292
A nice little place with an ocean view at the patio.
2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291
Extensive menu of soups, salads, paninis, and pastries. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
60 N Venice Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291
For a laid-back California beach-like dining experience, drop by the dog-friendly James’ Beach, offering signature cocktails and a variety of delicious surf and turf dishes in a vibrant setting with outdoor patio seating. Popular lunch and dinner choices include tuna poke, sushi rolls, carne asada tacos, grilled Scottish salmon, turkey burgers and New York strip steak. Complement the meal with a draught beer, glass of wine or a refreshing cocktail like the Venice Mermaid, Hot Apple Pie, or Raspberry Mojito. Dogs are welcome on the spacious patio. James’ Beach is open 6 pm to 1 am Monday and Tuesday and 11:30 am to 1 am Wednesday through Sunday
Johnnie’s New York Pizzeria
2805 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291
Johnnie’s New York Pizzeria has perfected the cheese-to-sauce ratio. Your dog will say “That’s amore” to the outdoor seating.
1633 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291-3744
Tasting Kitchen, located in Venice, CA, is a trendy joint that serves up a variety of tasty Italian-inspired eats. Choose from menu options including French toast, waffles, egg dishes, burgers, paninis, seafood, poultry, cheeses, charcuterie, chicken, steak, pasta, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at their single pet-friendly outdoor table while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an Easy Money (tequila, habanero, passion fruit) and then try the Breakfast Panino with bacon, lettuce, tomato, burrata, and eggs. Or stop in for dinner and order the Taglierini Pasta with shrimp and serrano peppers. Tasting Kitchen is open Monday through Friday from 5:30pm to 12am, and Saturday through Sunday from 10:30am to 12am.
1616 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291-3745
Salt Air, located in Venice, CA, is a trendy American eatery that specializes in delicious seafood-inspired dishes. Choose from menu options including small plates, raw bar, soups, salads, sandwiches, seafood, steak, chicken, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (seating for ten people) while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Grilled Squid with cucumber, pickled carrots, crispy shallots, and herbs. Next, chow down on the Lobster Roll served Maine-style with herb creme fraiche and a side market salad. Or go for the Salmon with charred carrots, citrus BBQ, and yogurt. Salt Air is open Monday through Tuesday from 11am to 10pm, Wednesday through Friday from 11am to 11pm, Saturday from 10am to 11pm, and Sunday from 10am to 10pm.
Venice Beach Wines
529 Rose Ave, Venice, CA, US, 90291
This cozy wine bar offers vintage vino from across the globe, upscale small and large plates, and dog-friendly patio seating. In addition to an array of wine by the glass and bottle, there is a refreshing lineup of American and European craft brews, plus delicious dishes such as charcuterie and cheese, bacon wrapped dates, smoked whitefish crostini, margherita pizza, wagyu bacon burgers, eggplant parmesan, lamb chops, and hanger steak. Venice Beach Wines is open from 11:30am to 11pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:30am to midnight Friday and Saturday.
512 Rose Ave, Venice, CA, US, 90291
Pono Burger, located in Venice, CA, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious Hawaiian-inspired eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a Ghost Margarita (Hacienda Vieja Tequila, ghost pepper, fresh organic lime juice, Merlet Orange Liqueur, Tajin sea salt) and an order of the Charred Octopus and Papaya Skewers with miso-glazed wild Spanish octopus and Hawaiian papaya. Next, chow down on the Pono Burger – an organic beef patty topped with aged cheddar, organic avocado, gem lettuce, pickles, caramelized organic onions, heirloom tomato, and Pono sauce. Or go for the Wild Hawaiian Albacore Sandwich with rare seared Albacore tuna, beet and carrot strings, onions, watermelon radish, and wasabi aioli. Pono Burger is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am.
796 Main St, Venice, CA, US, 90291-3216
Barrique is a dog-friendly, romantic Italian restaurant serving Michelin-awarded creations and drinks from a Venice wine bar to locals and tourists alike. Barrique offers many outdoor tables to diners with Fido in tow wanting to enjoy a plate of pasta. The Italian restaurant’s menu includes seasonal dishes such as antipasti, pasta, Maple Duck Breast, Pan Seared Beef Filet Mignon, Grilled Mediterranean Sea Bass, and more. A favorite is its home-made red beet Tagliolini Pasta in a marsala quail ragu, served on a bed of Taleggio Cheese fondue. Barrique is open for dinner, Monday through Saturday from 5:30pm to 10:30pm and Sunday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
Hal's Bar & Grill
1025 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA
Salt & Straw
1357 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291-3739
Salt and Straw churns out unique, decadent flavors of ice cream to the masses. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor benches while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from flavors like Strawberry Cilantro Lime Cheesecake, Roasted Strawberry Coconut, Honey Lavender, Freckled Woodblock Chocolate, and more. Try the Meyer Lemon Buttermilk with Blueberries – with Meyer lemon juice and zest, buttermilk, and blueberry jam! Salt and Straw is open daily from 11am to 11pm.
24 Windward Ave Venice, California
From our handcrafted dishes designed by our Executive Chef, Brendan Collins, to our walls filled with longtime friend Larry Bell’s artwork, we exemplify the eclectic nature of Venice Beach — the vibes of Muscle Beach, basketball courts, and skate parks all rolled up into one restaurant. Unwind on the patio with a craft cocktail or try one of our 24 local and California craft beers while you indulge in the best burger west of the 405. Enjoy the ocean breeze in a casual yet captivating space full of vibrant art and inspired dishes. From our namesake to our offerings, we strive to create an experience that radiates the creative energy of Southern California.
1512 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA, US, 90291-3612
Mao’s Kitchen, located in Venice, CA, is a casual eatery that serves up delicious Asian cuisine. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, rice, noodles, chicken, veggies, lamb, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Shrimp and Spinach Dumplings – filled with herb-marinated shrimp, spinach, and egg. Next, chow down on the Dan Dan Mian – boiled fresh homemade noodles, seasoned pork, blanched spinach, bean sprouts, and shredded carrots with chili sesame sauce, with your desired level of heat. Or go for the Shao Mountain Lamb with leek and jalapenos, stir-fried with preserved black beans and a secret sauce. Mao’s Kitchen is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:30pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 3am.
1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA, US, 90291-3744
Lemonade on Abbot Kinney Boulevard is a dog-friendly establishment with ten tables outside, so Fido can join you for some hearty braized meats, satisfying sandwiches, decadent desserts, salads. You can, of course, accompany your food with one of the lemonades on the menu. Although the menu may contain a number of different items by the time you and Fido rock up there, at the moment it includes a number of locally-sourced items, such as the chef’s favorite Ahi Tuna and Avocado Poke, served with tangerines, icicle radish, and sesame. The interesting cold-pressed lemonade options are watermelon rosemary, cucumber mint, blood orange, and peach ginger. Please note that table service isn’t available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order.