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Doggie Dining at the Lake


South Lake Tahoe has a ton of dining options for you and your four-legged friend. We’ve listed a few of our favorites but most eateries with outdoor seating welcome well behaved dogs on a leash and some will even bring your pet a treat! Be sure to call ahead, especially during cooler outside temps, to make sure the Fido welcome sign is still up!

McP’s Taphouse Grill

4125 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 96150

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An Irish themed taproom with burgers, pizza, 40+ beers on tap, fine wines, and specialty cocktails. Fun atmosphere with live music and they will bring your dog water in an actual dog dish! Outdoor seating welcomes your pooch all year round.

Base Camp Pizza

1001 Heavenly Village Way South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 96150

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Large variety of tasty pizza choices with a full bar plus a fun family/pet friendly outdoor area! Listen to live music and play Cornhole while your pizza bakes and your pet is welcome to hang out with the fam!

The Tavern (Inside the Tahoe Beach Retreat)

3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 96150

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With elegant mountain lodge décor, a casual, laid back atmosphere and an all American bar menu, this spot goes all out on Tuesdays for folks who dine with their furry best friends! Canines & Cocktails happens from 4-9pm offering you a 25% discount and Fido a tasty puppy treat.

Artemis Lake Front Cafe

900 Ski Run Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 96150

Delicious Greek and Mediterranean fare with a fine selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails just steps away from the lake. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area and we have seen well-behaved pups lying near their human companions inside as well.

Revive Coffee & Wine

3135 Harrison Ave. South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 96150

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Artesian coffee selection, pastries, small plates and fine local wines. Your dog will love the outdoor lawn area and you’ll love the live music and cozy, inviting atmosphere.

Lake Tahoe AleWorX

2050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 96150

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Self served craft beer, small bites, salads and unique pizzas like the Uovo, with crushed tomato, prosciutto diparma, burrata, arugula, bacon and egg! At this hot new spot in the Crossing at the Y, you may find more dogs sitting outside, than people!

This list of yummy spots isn’t all-inclusive…South Lake Tahoe is an extremely dog friendly town. If you see a restaurant with outdoor seating, chances are you’ll be able to dine with your doggie. Please make sure your pet is well behaved around other people and other dogs. Many of the restaurants in town will provide water for your pet, but it’s a good idea to have your own bowl in case they can’t provide one.