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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Golden Road Brewing - Widely regarded as the most dog-friendly brewery 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.
- Frogtown Brewery - the dog-friendly taproom is a fun stop along the L.A. River Bike Path.
- Verdugo West Brewing - cozier than its warehouse-sized counterparts, the Burbank-based taproom welcomes pups with water and treats.
- 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.
- Resident - the spacious, dog-friendly patio of this Arts District favorite serves up craft beer and cocktails from an Airstream trailer.
- Hinterhof - Opened in January 2019, Hinterhof is a German kitchen and beer hall that features a vegan, plant-based take on traditional German dishes. With numerous communal tables and a spacious patio, the light-filled, indoor-outdoor space is a great spot for owners and their pups alike.
- 6th & La Brea - Located in Mid-City, this sprawling brewpub serves up award-winning house beers, lawn games, and a California inspired pub menu.
- The Morrison - the narrow patio at 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 - Both locations of this dog-themed gastropub (on Fairfax Avenue and in North Hollywood) have dog-friendly patios, but the NoHo patio is huge (1,000 square feet) and there are bowls of water and treats for Fido.
- 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.
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.
- 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.