You take your dog everywhere, but when it comes time to eat, it’s always hit or miss with area restaurants. Some welcome fur babies with open arms while others don’t even want them near the patio. The best offer little extras for your pooch to make every dining experience that much better. From fluffy beds to sun-soaked patios, these area favorites are a guaranteed hit with every member of the family.
Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant
2409 Park Ave.
Tustin, CA 92782
Come here if you want your pet to have the royal treatment while you dine. Bluewater is great for seafood lovers who also have a special place in their heart for animals. From special areas for leashing animals to pillow beds that accommodate small pets, Bluewater will make your pup feel at home. The restaurant also offers magnificent food that will have you smiling from ear to ear. Enjoy its expanded happy hour and late-night menu featuring appetizers starting at $4.
18246 E. Imperial Highway
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Healthy living is essential to happy living in humans, but it’s also true for your pet. Believing in the bond of pet and owner, the Fitness Grill makes room for you and your pet for any meal. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors with your pet while feasting on delicious meals ranging from vegetarian delights to pizza. Beer tastings, marinated, grilled meats and power brunches make this an all-around awesome option for any diner.
Homers Pizza and Sports Bar
3159 E. Yorba Linda Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831
If you’ve ever wanted to enjoy the game with the rest of the guys but couldn’t because you had your dog onboard, those days of wishful thinking are over. Homers Pizza and Sports Bar caters to you and your animal in a way that no other restaurant does. The bar offers homemade food to you and a resting place for your pet. You can essentially enjoy the game and good food while resting assured that your pet is safe.
1868 N. Placentia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
A good hamburger is hard to find, especially that perfectly seasoned, well-done beef patty between two pieces of bread. Standing out from the rest, B&C Burgers is one of few original diners that still offers a juicy burger that melts in your mouth. In addition, its servers promise personalized attention while offering your pet a cool place to rest outside. B&C Burgers is the place to come if you are looking for a hamburger that sends you into another realm of goodness.
Umami Mongolian Grill
7855 La Palma Ave., #1
Buena Park, CA 90620
Located in beautiful Buena Park, Umami Mongolian Grill is a great place to stop and dine before or after visiting Knott’s Berry Farm. The restaurant offers a variety of menu selections and a specialized kids meal for children younger than 10 years of age. Umami is the ideal place for families who take their pet everywhere with them as it boasts a special resting area for pets outside. The restaurant is also great for singles looking to dine at a place that offers variety.
Sarie Robertson is a California native living in Los Angeles County. She is a freelance writer and graduate from Loyola Marymount University who has contributed to various media outlets. Her work can be found atExaminer.com.