Dog Friendly Restaurants

A list of dog friendly restaurants and cafe's on the north and west shores of Lake Tahoe and Truckee. SOME OF THESE RESTAURANTS MAY ONLY ALLOW DOGS ON PATIO OR OUTSIDE AREAS. If you find some additional restaurants, please let us know so we can add them to the list.

North Shore (Incline Village to Tahoe City)

Tunnel Creek Cafe

Cabin like eatery featuring classic cafe meals, espresso & draft brews in a comfortable atmosphere. The famous East Shore Trail head is just a short walk away, trailhead parking is right in front of this cafe. The flume trail also connects to the back of the cafe. Perfect for a hike and lunch with your pup! 

Location: Incline Village

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T's Rotisserie

T's has great rotisserie chicken, burritos, and other bbq options. Located next to the movie theater in Incline Village. Dog friendly.

Location: Incline Village

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Modern, industrial interiors with hoagies, BBQ platters, & pizzas alongside craft beer & cocktails. Patio open to dogs. 

Location: Incline Village

Check us outBrewforia

Mountain High Sandwich Co.

Cool, organic-focused spot with sandwiches & cold-pressed juices, plus local kombucha & beer on tap. Patio open to dogs. 

Location: Incline Village

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Fried chicken, burgers & other American eats are the draw at this laid-back restaurant with a patio open to dogs. 

Location: Incline Village

Check us out: Austin's

Inclined Burgers and Brew

Rustic, low-key outpost serving hearty burgers with varied toppings plus garlic fries & ample brews.

Location: Incline Village

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Crosby’s Tavern 

Unassuming American restaurant with a full bar, daily breakfast & a kids' menu, plus a shaded patio for dogs. 

Location: Incline Village

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Family-owned casual pizza spot offers Italian standards, wine, beer & patio dining for dogs in the summer.

Location: Incline Village

Check us out: Fumo

The Char Pit

The Char Pit is located in Kings Beach and offer burgers and sandwiches. Lunch, dinner, and dog friendly.

Location: Kings Beach

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Brooke Avenue Grill and Gelato

Offering Gelato, sandwiches and burgers, the Brooke Avenue grill is located directly across from the state beach in Kings Beach. Only open in summer. Dog friendly.

Location: Kings Beach

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The Old Post Office

Open for breakfast and lunch, the Old Post Office, or OPO as it's known by locals, is well known for breakfast. it is within walking distance of many of our Agate Bay Rentals. Dog friendly.

Location: Carnelian Bay

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CB's Pizza & Grill

 Located right across from Patton Beach (dog friendly) is a convenient spot to get food for you and "Spot."

Location: Carnelian Bay

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Located in downtown Tahoe City, Rosie's is famous for their bloody mary's and warm atmosphere. Dog friendly patio. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Local's favorite: the Swedish Pancakes

Location: Tahoe City

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Blue Agave

Serving Mexican food in Tahoe City, Blue Agave serves lunch and dinner. Dog friendly in the patio.

Location: Tahoe City

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The Dam Cafe

The Dam Cafe serves breakfast and lunch right next to Fanny Bridge in Tahoe City. Dog friendly.

Location: Tahoe City at the "Y"

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West Shore (Tahoe City to Emerald Bay)

Tahoe House Bakery

Located just south of Tahoe City on Hwy 89, the Tahoe House Bakery has great breakfast options, coffee, tea and many to-go items including sauces, jellies, cheeses, etc. Local's favorite: cranberry blueberry muffin. Their patio is dog friendly.

Location: Tahoe City

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Alpine Meadows / Squaw Valley

The Auld Dubliner

A true Irish pub located in the Village at Squaw Valley. Good patio area that is super dog friendly.

Location: Squaw Valley

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Cottonwood Restaurant and Bar

Popular standby housed in a historic ski lodge, Cottonwood boasts eclectic meals and deck seating with downtown Truckee city views.

Location: Truckee

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Jax at the Tracks 

Milkshakes, burgers, meatloaf & other American classics served in an old-school diner setting.

As seen on Food Network.

Location: Truckee 

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Fifty Fifty Brewing Co. 

Laid-back local microbrewery & pub with a diverse menu plus retail beer & logo merchandise.

Location: Truckee at the Rock

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Moody’s Bistro

Local, seasonal New American fare & wines on tap are the draw at this comfy bistro with live music.

Location: Truckee 

Check us out: Moody's

Wild Cherries Coffee House

Relaxed hub with outdoor seats offering espresso drinks & baked goods. Serves breakfast and lunch. Local's favorite: blueberry scone

Location: Truckee 

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Hip coffee bar in downtown Truckee, west-end of Truckee, and Squaw Valley. Serves baked goods at all of its locations. Stop on the west-end of Truckee for a larger variety of baked goods are to order a cake or pie. Downtown Truckee and Squaw Valley locations offer a full kitchen with uber healthy concoctions that taste amazing. Outside seating is dog friendly at all locations. 

Locations: dowtown Truckee, west-end Truckee, The Village at Squaw Valley

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Dark Horse

Located in the basement on the corner of Brockway Rd and West River, the Dark Horse has the best coffee in Truckee. Dark Horse roasts their coffee beans in house. Relaxed vibe where the baristas spin vinyl -- yes, actual records! Locals favorite: oat milk latte

Location: downtown Truckee

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