Posts Tagged ‘restaurant’

Los Angeles Writes Ordinance to Explicitly Allow Dogs at Outdoor Patios

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Although Dogs have been at outdoor patios throughout California for decades, there is ambiguity in various areas and with various health inspectors. We have written for many years on this subject, see this link for the specifics. However, we always welcome specific local ordinances that clarify a restaurant’s right to allow dogs on it’s patio. Many cities have done this, Los Angeles City and County are the latest. For more information, see this LA Times article.

Top 200 Places: Portabella Restaurant in Carmel

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Ocean Ave

Dogs… come here to be treated first class. Your waiter will bring your pup water in a champagne bucket. They have several outdoor tables with heaters. It’s located in downtown near several hotels and within a 15-20 minute walk to the beach.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

The blog entries can be found at, our Facebook page, or Twitter.

Lockport IL: Doggy Dining at the Public Landing Restaurant

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Enjoy outdoor dining at it’s finest on the beautiful and spacious dog friendly patio.

The Public Landing Restaurant is located in the historic Gaylord Building (1838), 1 of only 28 National Trust Historic Sites in the entire country!

All well behaved pooches welcome anytime. Yappetizer Menu for dogs. After your meal, wind down with a walk along the old I&M Canal or through the Lincoln Landing Park. Easily accessible by all major expressways. Visit website for menus and more information:

Doggy Dining at Public Landing Restaurant

Doggy Dining at Public Landing Restaurant