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Dog-friendly Restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita

Dog Friendly Restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita

Dog-friendly Restaurants: If you’re a pet owner, chances are you consider your furry friend a true member of your family. While your dog is probably used to staying home while the human members of your family go out to dinner, there are actually several restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita that allow patrons to bring their dogs with them! Most of these restaurants are places that have an outdoor patio where you and your pet can enjoy the fresh air and sunshine while you eat your food! Next time you’re hungry and your dog could use an adventure, check out one of these dog-friendly restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita!

The Blind Pig

The Blind Pig serves delicious American cuisine, along with a wide selection of craft beers and craft specialty cocktails. Their flagship location in Rancho Santa Margarita is styled like a speakeasy, offering a cool vibe and the perfect place to catch up with friends while you enjoy some unique cuisine. Your dog can hang out with you while you eat in their outdoor patio!

Board and Brew

Board and Brew is a popular chain that has a location right here in Rancho Santa Margarita! They serve sandwiches made with fresh, high quality ingredients that are often made in house. They work directly with local farmers in order to source the highest quality hormone free, organic when possible, and sustainably farmed meats, dairy, and produce. Your dog can join you in their outdoor seating area!

The Trough

Another awesome sandwich place here in Rancho Santa Margarita is The Trough! They’ve got a huge selection of sandwiches, including a few vegetarian options. They even offer a selection of awesome sides, as well as a breakfast menu! Their Rancho Santa Margarita location offers a lovely view for you and your dog to enjoy from the outdoor patio!

M&C Grill Sports Bar

If you’re looking for some authentic Mexican food in Rancho Santa Margarita, you should definitely check out M&C Grill! They’ve got everything from fresh salsa to piping hot fajitas to their homemade desserts. Everything is made to order, so you know you’re getting a fresh and delicious meal every time! You and your dog can sit together in their outdoor seating area.

Spike’s Fish House

Spike’s Fish House is a great casual restaurant in Rancho Santa Margarita that specializes in simply grilled fresh fish. Their menu includes 8-10 fresh fish options daily, which are offered in salads, rice bowls, wraps, burgers, and plates. All of their fish is accompanied by fresh and unique sauces like chimichurri and lemon-pesto aioli. Your dog can enjoy their outdoor patio with you while you enjoy their healthy fare!

We hope that this list helps you and your dog enjoy some special nights out together! Your dog will certainly appreciate the field trip and new experience.

As emergency vets serving the Rancho Santa Margarita community, we truly care about the well being and happiness of our patients and their owners. If your pet is in need of emergency veterinary services, please call us at BrightCare Animal Emergency Room. We’re here to help!

COVID-19 Alert

BrightCare Veterinary Group takes the safety of our staff and clients very seriously. We continue to monitor the changes related to COVID-19.

BrightCare has enacted specific protocols as recommended by the CDC in order to stay open as an essential business for our community.

• Only essential staff are allowed in the building as our lobby is closed to clients.
• Our facility has enacted curbside check in and check out. Please call 949-716-9270 upon arrival. Inform the staff of the make, model, and color of your vehicle.
• Wait in your vehicle as a staff member will be out to come get your pet. Continue to stay in your vehicle until you are instructed further.
• All persons entering our facility are required to wear a face covering.
• Maintain social distancing guidelines of 6 feet when able.
• If you are sick, we request that another individual bring your pet for you. Our staff members can communicate with you via phone and email.

Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.