LOCAL DOG PARKS SAN DIEGO
Mayflower Dog Park - Escondido
Located northeast of Escondido just south of Valley Center
Open from dawn to 9:00 pm
4/5 stars on Yelp. This park stays busy!
Off leash areas include 1.5 acres of three separate fenced areas, one of which is dedicated to little dogs. Each area has water and poop bags available.
Rancho Bernardo Dog Park -
Located at the southern most end of Rancho Bernardo Community Park
4/5 stars on Yelp. This park is another favorite!
Open from dawn to dusk daily.
Off leash areas include 2.66 acres of three separate fenced areas, one if which is dedicated to little dogs. Each area has water and poop bags available.
Alga Norte Dog Park - Carlsbad
Located at the southeast corner of Alga Norte Community Park at the corner of Alicante Road and Poinsettia Lane, just east of El Camino Real.
4/5 stars on Yelp from over 100 reviews for the community and dog parks! This park features more than your average dog park with 2 acres of off leash areas for small and large dogs that feature agility props and a training area.
Torrey Pines Dog Park
Located just east of El Camino Real at Torrey Highland Park off of Del Mar Heights Rd.
One fenced off leash area for all dogs. There is plenty of space for dogs of all sizes.
Poway Dog Park - Poway
Located off Poway Rd. on Civic Center Dr.
Open sunrise to 10:00 pm.
Features 1.75 acres of three fenced off leash areas.
DOG FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS, PARKS, AND BEACHES IN SAN DIEGO
DOG FRIENDLY BEACHES SAN DIEGO
Ocean Beach Dog Beach - The Original Dog Beach
Located south of Mission Bay right off of West Point Loma Blvd.
Features 24 hour off leash area on the beach.
Del Mar Dog Beach - North Beach
Located off of Camino Del Mar just south of Solana Beach. Dogs allowed off leash most of the year from Labor Day to June 15.
Fiesta Island Dog Park - Mission Bay
Fiesta Island Dog Park - Mission Bay
Coronado Dog Beach
Located off of Ocean Blvd. Awesome Scenery!
Dogs allowed off leash 24/7 year-round.
DOG FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS SAN DIEGO
The Patio on Lamont Street
4445 Lamont Street
4/5 Stars on Yelp based on over 1000 reviews
Open 9am till midnight. A cool chill place to hang out with your dog. They have great food and service. Definitely try the charcuterie board.
Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery
2743 East Coast Highway
4/5 Stars on Yelp based on over 50 Reviews
This is a great quick stop. They have a nice patio area where you can enjoy a quick bite. There's a ton of seating in and outside, but they do tend to get pretty busy in the mornings.
4934 Voltaire Street
4/5 Stars on Yelp based on over 220 Reviews
This a modern European bistro open from 11am-10pm. They are very dog friendly, and their food is amazing. It's located very near the Ocean Beach Dog Beach.
1421 University Ave
4/5 Stars on Yelp based on nearly 1000 reviews
Or F'ugly Betty's as the locals call it, is a Gay bar open from 11am-1am. They serve great Mexican food at a great price and are very friendly. They have a nice patio area that welcomes you and your dog.
1555 Camino Del Mar #209
4/5 Stars on Yelp Based on over 550 Reviews
Be careful because they sometimes close between lunch and dinner. Plenty of parking is available underneath the restraurant. Their dog friendly patio has a great view of the ocean.
215 15th Street
4/5 Stars on Yelp with 330 Reviews
You can reserve a patio or rooftop table to enjoy ahead of time on Open Table. Their food is delicious and they're located just a block away from the beach. The table bread is served with marinara instead of butter or oil; it is delicious!
The Prado at Balboa Park
1549 El Prado
4/5 Stars and Over 1600 Reviews on Yelp
This a great outdoor place to relax and enjoy a bit to eat. It is located in the center of Balboa Park, and has a bunch of great vegetarian options.
Stratford Court Café
1307 Stratford Ct4/5 Stars on Yelp Based on 200 ReviewsThis café is only open from 7am-3pm. They have a very relaxing atmosphere and there is only outdoor seating available.
45981 Fairmount Ave
13211 Black Mountain Rd
The Landing Grille
11717 Quivera Road
Board and Brew
22675 Gateway Rd1212 Camino Del Mar