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Top dog-friendly restaurants in Rancho Palos Verdes

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Looking for dog-friendly restaurants in Rancho Palos Verdes? You have plenty of choices in and around the area. Many of these have reopened their doors after temporarily closing down in light of the pandemic, adopting enhanced sanitation and social distancing measures to comply with the guidelines provided by LA County.

Here are the top restaurants in and around Rancho Palos Verdes where you can take your furry friend along:

Nelson’s Restaurant
Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(866) 547-3066

One of the excellent restaurants in the luxurious Terranea Resort, Nelson’s offers coastal cuisine with a bar atmosphere, as well as some of the best views in Palos Verdes. It has won various awards, including “Best American Restaurant” from the LA Times, “Best Oceanfront Bar” from LA Weekly, and “Best Ocean View Restaurant” from Daily Breeze Readers Choice Awards. The best part for your pooch? You can both enjoy a leisurely stroll to the beach after dinner.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
3525 West Carson Street
Torrance, CA 
(310) 921-6080

Give your pet a real treat by taking them to this popular restaurant chain, with locations across California, Nevada, and Texas. Lazy Dog Restaurant has a pup menu that Fido can enjoy at the patio dining area, straight off a special bowl. Humans will have a great time, too, thanks to the restaurant’s extensive breakfast and brunch menu, as well as bar chow that you can down with a pint or two of beer. And by joining the Pepper’s Pack membership club, your pooch can enjoy a quarterly gift pack and other surprises. 

Asaka Sushi & Grill
31208 Palos Verdes Drive W
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 377-5999

Asaka features an unmistakable Japanese vibe, with a menu that includes sushi, udon noodles, teriyaki, gyoza, and other timeless favorites. With locations in Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, and Woodland Hills, it’s the fastest way to satisfy your craving for classic Japanese food. You can bring Fido along, too, and enjoy the spacious outdoor seating area with a gorgeous view of the Pacific Ocean.

Yellow Vase
51 Malaga Cove Plaza
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
(310) 378-0013

This casual cafe and bakery serves delicious breakfast and lunch items, such as pastries, omelettes, sandwiches, pastas, and more. Your pet can join you at one of the outdoor tables on the picturesque patio. Yellow Vase is also a full service florist, so it’s no surprise that the interior and patio are adorned by fresh blooms in the restaurant’s signature yellow. 

Tomatillo Mexican Grill
31218 Palos Verdes Dr. W,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 544-4600

Tomatillo is a family-owned restaurant serving Mexican cuisine favorites. Their specialties are gourmet burritos, tacos, and salads — order them first and build a platter with your choice of meats and vegetables. You may also opt for their house special platters, with a load of sumptuous Mexican classics using only the freshest ingredients. Fido can join you at a couple of dog-friendly tables outdoors.

Rock & Brews
6300 South Pacific Coast Hwy.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 928-2969

Rock & Brews boasts several locations in California, as well as in Florida, Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. It’s a great place to get your fill of American comfort food, including hamburgers, fish and chips, buffalo wings, and southwest egg rolls. Plus, you can sample some of the best local craft beers, or enjoy your favorite international brand from one of LA’s largest collections of beers on tap. Your furry friend is also welcome at the restaurant’s spacious open area. 

Utopia Good Food & Fine Art
445 East 1st Street
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 432-6888

Located at the heart of Long Beach’s Arts District, Utopia pleases all senses as a restaurant and art gallery in one. Its open air setting makes it the perfect place to bring the pooch for a relaxing night of fine dining and art appreciation. The menu features an eclectic array of international dishes, such as Japanese eggplant, Caribbean scallops, Camaron Sabrosos, steak, burgers, and more. The restaurant also boasts a fine list of quality wines and beers, as well as live musical performances on Friday nights.

Wokcano Asian Restaurant & Bar
6000 Sepulveda Suite
1161 Culver City, CA 90230
(424) 835-4553

With several locations across Southern California, Wokcano is a popular destination for fresh sushi and other Asian cuisine classics. The hottest items on the menu include dumplings, wonton soup, Peking duck wraps, Mongolian beef, and of course, the restaurant’s signature rolls. Dogs are welcome at the open patio.  

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