Palo Alto - Pet-Friendly Restaurants & Cafes


Coupe Café

538 Ramona Street,
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Pet Friendly Coupe Café in Palo Alto, CA
Coupa Café has multiple locations in Palo Alto and Stanford but this one on Ramona Street has a nice-sized pet-friendly outdoor area where you can enjoy their fantastic food with your pooch. The cooking is Venezuelan influenced but also fusion eclectic. In the morning, you can get a Breakfast Arepa, as well as a Breakfast Bowl with yogurt, granola, and fruit, or a buckwheat Breakfast Crepe filled with mushrooms, avocado, and gouda. For lunch and dinner, the mash-up of Venezuelan and world cooking continues with an array of arepas and empanadas, as well as salads, paninis, wraps, and pastas.

Saint Michael’s Alley

140 Homer Avenue,
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Pet Friendly Saint Michael’s Alley in Palo Alto, CA
Saint Michael’s offers a magical hidden-away pet-friendly outdoor patio where you can enjoy their fabulous menu. You can make a meal of appetizers like Ahi Tuna Poke, Roasted Asparagus and Pork Belly with Pickled Onion and Balsamic Syrup, and Thai Spiced Mussels with Mint, Lime, and Lemongrass, or indulge in entrees like Roast Halibut with Lobster Butter Sauce, Roasted Lamb Loin with Fava Beans and Port Sauce, or Coconut Risotto with Baby Bok Choy.

Umami Burger Palo Alto

452 University Ave.,
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Pet Friendly Umami Burger Palo Alto in Palo Alto, CA
So many delicious items to choose from--Crispy Lollipop Chicken Wings, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Maple Bacon Fries, and then all the burgers, including The Original Impossible Burger, with two patties piled high with caramelized onions, cheese, and miso mustard. Enjoy it with your doggo on their pet friendly patio. Open daily 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bill's Cafe

3163 Middlefield Rd.,
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Pet Friendly Bill's Cafe  in Palo Alto, CA
We love this place for breakfast, lunch, and cocktails (great combo!). Their outdoor patio is pet friendly. Open Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday through Sunday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Il Fornaio

520 Cowper St.,
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Pet Friendly Il Fornaio in Palo Alto, CA
Delicious Italian food for lunch and dinner, including pasta and pizza. You and your pooch can enjoy it on their pet friendly patio.