Oakland’s Highest-Rated Dog-Friendly Patios

Oakland provides numerous dog-friendly patios where you can spend time together. Since the weather in California is often warm and sunny, you can enjoy these fantastic, highly-rated venues all year long.

Heart and Dagger Saloon

Heart and Dagger Saloon invites you and your dog to relax on the patio’s picnic benches beneath the shade of a large lemon tree while sipping on your favorite drink. The restaurant provides free Wi-Fi, making it perfect for remote workers. Dogs must be kept on leashes and remain at your side at all times.

NIDO’s Backyard

NIDO’s Backyard is a unique venue where you can enjoy Mexican-inspired cuisine surrounded by repurposed shipping containers set on top of an abandoned parking lot. Authentic tacos and margaritas are among the clientele’s favorite menu options. All well-behaved dogs are welcome to tag along.

Grand Lake Kitchen – Lake Merrit

Grand Lake Kitchenis the perfect spot if you’re looking for something a little more upscale. Dogs are welcome to visit all outdoor patios. You can make reservations online if you’d like to secure a seat.


Dealership is an open-air beer garden where you can enjoy wood-fired pizza complemented with one of more than 32 beers on tap. You’ll be comfortable in their Adirondack chairs. Dogs are allowed on a leash as long as they remain at your table throughout your dinner.

If you and your companion animal are looking for pet/friendly apartments near these Oakland patios, Alexan Webster is a fantastic choice. Located within a short walk from numerous dog-friendly patios, it’s the perfect home for animal lovers.

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