Dog-Friendly Orange County

We've sniffed out the city's best spots for a full day of doggie nirvana. So grab a leash and lap up the fun.

Updated: June 28, 2004


Traveling with your pooch? Call ahead since some hotels have fees and weight limits.

Motel 6-Anaheim Maingate

100 W Disney Wy, Anaheim, CA 92802

This economy lodge that's about a mile from the Magic Kingdom accepts dogs less than 50 pounds for free.

Carriage House

1322 Catalina, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

A charming, pet-friendly bed-and-breakfast in beautiful Laguna Beach that takes dogs for $10 daily, per pet.

Residence Inn Anaheim Maingate

1700 S Clementine St, Anaheim, CA 92802

Planning a trip to Disneyland? Bring Rover. This nearby inn accepts dogs for a $75 non-refundable fee, plus $10 daily.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dana Point-Harbor/doheny Beach

34280 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629

On the go with your pet? Check in to this budget-friendly hotel.


16150 Sand Canyon Avenue, Irvine, CA 92618

Pet-friendly hotel caters to weary travelers and dogs weighing less than 80 pounds.


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For a fee, your pet may accompany you at this hotel offering apartment-like suites.

Doubletree Suites By Hilton Hotel Doheny Beach Dana Point

34402 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92624

Dogs big and small are welcome at this hotel for $30 per night.


Dining options fit for a king, queen and canine.

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill

13248 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92602

Enjoy a cheap and healthy Mexican feast with your well-behaved, leashed dog at one of the outdoor tables.

Charlie's Chili

102 Mcfadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663

This historical Newport Pier chili depot allows pets on its outdoor patio.

Caffe Panini

2333 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

Corona del Mar's European-style cafe welcomes doggies on its outdoor patio.

Side Street Cafe

1799 Newport Blvd Ste A105, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

This family-run breakfast favorite welcomes Fido on its bright and sunny patio.

Mother's Market & Kitchen

2963 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

Grab an organic, vegetarian meal with your favorite canine carnivore in the outside dining area.

Cafe Zinc & Market

350 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Fill up on organic breakfasts at this beachside restaurant and dine with your dog on the outdoor patio.


Dining options fit for a king, queen and canine.

Fashion Island

401 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Canine-lovers heaven: an open-air mall that allows dogs. Some stores will even allow your leashed friends inside.

Three Dog Bakery Inc

924 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660


26761 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656


25592 El Paseo, Mission Viejo, CA 92691


Dining options fit for a king, queen and canine.

Disneyland Park

1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802

Huntington Beach Best Friend Dog Park

Edwards St, Huntington Beach, CA 92605

Fun Zone Boat Co

600 E Edgewater Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92661

Bring your well-behaved canine companion aboard this dazzling sight-seeing vessel for no charge.