It's a Dog Day Morning, Afternoon & Night in LA: Breweries & Bars

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Strand Brewing Co | Instagram by @strandbrewingco

With expansive indoor-outdoor spaces, most L.A. breweries welcome well behaved, on-leash dogs. And many bars with patios likewise welcome your canine companion to drink… water.

Dog at All Season Brewing
Dexter at All Season Brewing | Instagram by @misterfloof7
Dog licks a beer glass at Boomtown Brewery in DTLA
Boomtown Brewery passes the Sally taste test | Photo: @djnewberlin, Instagram


  • All Season Brewing - The landmark Firestone Tire Building has been transformed into a 13,000 square-foot, 15-barrel indoor-outdoor brewhouse. Kick it on the patio with your pup and enjoy "crushable" beers, cocktails on tap, and Chicas Tacos.
  • Angel City Brewing - Housed in the historic John A. Roebling Building in the Arts District, Angel City opened in 2010 and is conveniently located a four-minute walk from the Metro E-Line Little Tokyo / Arts District Station. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the Public House, but must be kept on a leash at all times. Dogs are not permitted in the actual brewing area.
  • Boomtown Brewery - Opened in the Arts District in 2017, Boomtown Brewery is located in a huge warehouse space that's plastered with murals and occupied by sculptures created by local artists, right down to the fixtures.
  • Golden Road Brewing - One of the most dog-friendly breweries in LA, Golden Road features a "Puppy Hour" at The Pub in Atwater Village. Proceeds from the Happy Hour specials for owners and their dogs benefit local rescues.
  • Highland Park Brewery - Located across from Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown, the second location of HPB welcomes dogs on the patio - unfortunately no pups inside. 
Dog on the patio at Benny Boy Brewing in Lincoln Heights
Chillaxing at Benny Boy Brewing | Instagram: @bennyboybrewing
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Sunday Funday at Frogtown Brewery | Instagram by @merri_moo
  • Benny Boy Brewing - LA's first combined brewery and cidery, Benny Boy features The Backyard - a huge, dog-friendly patio that hosts food pop-ups, DJ parties and live band karaoke.
  • Frogtown Brewery - The dog-friendly taproom is a fun stop along the L.A. River Bike Path.
Dogs at at Trustworthy Brewing Co.
Family portrait at Trustworthy Brewing Co. | Instagram by @trustworthybrewing
  • Trustworthy Brewing Co. - Formerly known as Verdugo West, the Burbank-based taproom welcomes on-leash pups with water and treats.
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Mmm… peanuts... at MacLeod Ale Brewing Co | Photo: @barleybae
  • MacLeod Ale Brewing Co - Anglophiles will love the dog friendly tasting room, which hosts trivia nights and live music on weekends.
  • Three Weavers - Dog-friendly brewery in Inglewood welcomes well behaved, on-leash dogs.
  • Los Angeles Ale Works - Tasting room and spacious patio with frequent dog-friendly food events.
Piper the pup kicking it at Smog City Brewing
Piper kicking it at Smog City Brewing | Instagram: @picture.perfect.piper
  • Brouwerij West - The dog-friendly indoor/outdoor seating area has the added bonus of being next door to Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles.
  • Smog City Brewing Co - Like its sister locations in Long Beach and Glendora, the Torrance Brewery & Taproom is dog- and family-friendly. Check the website for the updated food truck schedule.
Dog on the patio at Resident in the Arts District
Sorry, you can't sip the Bloody Maria at Resident | Photo: @pipervino, Instagram


  • Resident - the spacious, dog-friendly patio of this Arts District favorite serves up craft beer and cocktails from an Airstream trailer.
Dog at Homebound Brew Haus
Super excited to be at Homebound Brew Haus | Instagram by @homeboundbrew
  • Homebound Brew Haus - Located at historic Union Station, Homebound (formerly Imperial Western Beer Co) is a haven for Dodger fans - the Dodger Stadium Express picks up / drops off right in front. Plus, Homebound plays all Dodger games on their indoor and outdoor TVs as well as the projector.
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"Where's the Beef?" at The Morrison | Photo: @pennychows
  • The Morrison - This Atwater Village pub serves a special Doggy Menu with $6 dishes like “Where’s the Beef?” (chopped hamburger beef with rice) and "Cock-A-Doodle-Doo" (chicken with rice). 
  • The Fat Dog - Located in NoHo, this dog-themed gastropub has a huge 1,000 square-foot patio and offers bowls of water and treats for Fido.
Fur-Kids Weekend Brunch Menu at Gray Tavern in Studio City
"Fur-Kids" Weekend Brunch Menu at Gray Tavern | Photo: @archiesfables, Instagram
Owner with dog playing pinball at Walt's Bar in Eagle Rock
Can't beat a game of pinball at Walt's Bar | Instagram: @devonsweat_photo
  • Blue Dog Beer Tavern - This Sherman Oaks hangout is covered from floor to ceiling with framed pictures of dogs, who are allowed on the shaded patio. Pet parents can order a plain burger patty for their pup and Blue Dog provides the water.
  • Gray Tavern - Opened in December 2018, Gray Tavern is an upscale gastropub in Studio City that showcases Chef Jason Francisco's contemporary take on classic fare in an indoor-outdoor industrial setting.
  • Idle Hour - Part of the 1933 Group of themed bars, the landmark Idle Hour in North Hollywood was restored and reopened in 2015, featuring a stunning barrel-shaped taproom, dog-friendly patio and a replica of the Bulldog Cafe.
  • Walt's Bar - This friendly Eagle Rock watering hole boasts a collection of beautiful pinball machines from the 1970s and '80s, plus a menu of locally brewed craft beers. Follow @waltsbar on Instagram for upcoming pinball tourneys and other events.
Dog snacks on Belgian fries at Wurstküche in Venice
Chanel is partial to the Belgian fries at Wurstküche in Venice | Photo: @lifewithchanel, Instagram
  • Wurstküche - Like the original Arts District location, the Venice outpost features a wide range of sausages, from classic brats to veggie options, gourmet (Filipino maharlika, Louisiana hot link) and exotics like rattlesnake & rabbit, buffalo, and pheasant. Add Belgian fries, dozens of draft and bottled beers, and you and your canine companion will be in doggie heaven.
Siberian husky on the patio at Brennan's in Marina del Rey
Endless hugs and bottomless mimosas at Brennan's | Photo: @spirit_of_troyhusky, Instagram
  • Brennan's - Best known for its turtle races, Brennan's in Marina del Rey offers 16 rotating taps, classic pub fare, outdoor sports court, and a dog-friendly patio with a special puppy menu.