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Del Mar Dog Beach

North Beach area (29th Street to Solana Beach border)
Dogs must be leashed June 15th through Labor Day
Dogs able to run under voice control of owner from the day after Labor Day through June 14th

Main Beach area (northern end of Powerhouse Park to 29th Street)
Dogs not allowed June 15th through Labor Day
Dogs allowed leashed from the day after Labor Day through June 14th

South Beach area (Powerhouse Park south to Torrey Pines border at 6th Street)
Dogs must be leashed year-round
**Owners must pick up after dogs at all times
The City works hard to create a positive experience for every resident and visitor. Please do your part by respecting the local laws, respecting other visitors, and cleaning up after your animal. For further information, please contact City of Del Mar Lifeguards at (858)755-1556.

Cardiff State Beach

Dogs are allowed here, on-leash only.

Carlsbad Village

There are a number of shops and restaurants in this area that are dog-friendly. So if you want to bring your dog to lunch, check out his place.

LegoLand Kennel

If you are planning a trip to LegoLand and do not want to leave your dog behind, no problem! While dogs are not actually allowed inside the park, LegoLand offers a kennel for your dog out front.

Guajome County Park

Guajome park, located in Oceanside, CA, offers a wide diversity of plant, bird and wildlife, lakes, picnic areas, and trails. Dogs are allowed inside the park for an additional fee of $1 per pet. Pets are permitted if they are properly restrained and under the control of the owner. Dogs must be licensed, restrained on a leash not longer than six feet, and attended at all times.

Encinitas Parks

Dogs are not allowed at any beach or beach access operated by the City. Dogs are allowed, when on a leash of not more than six (6) feet, at other City parks.

The City of Encinitas offers three parks where your dog can be off-leash during specific hours and days. These parks are Encinitas Viewpoint Park on "D" Street, Orpheus Park on Orpheus Drive and Sun Vista Park (east) on Avenida La Posta.

Dogs are allowed off-leash at Encinitas Viewpoint Park and Sun Vista Park (east) during the following hours:

6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Dogs are allowed off-leash at Orpheus Park during the following hours:

6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday and on Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Trail Segment 72, located on City property underneath the SDG&E Powerlines between Encinitas Blvd. and Mountain Vista Drive, has been designated an off-leash dog area.

In addition, your dog must be licensed and under your direct voice control, sufficient to ensure that the dog is not involved in a violation of any other laws. The dog must not bite or harass park visitors or other dogs, and it must not interfere with the public’s use of the park. Remember that it is your responsibility to clean up after your pet.

Oceanside Dog Park
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2905 San Luis Rey Road,
Oceanside, CA 92058 | View Map Here

Dog Park Hours:
Daily 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Dog Park Hotline:
(760) 757-4357 x2865

Here is an entire list of outdoor restaurants that allow pets in North County San Diego (taken from Please call and make sure they are still in business before you hop in your car or taxi as many businesses have disappeared in the last few years).

Cafe Elysa -3076 Carlsbad Blvd Carlsbad 760-434-4100
Grand Deli -595 Grand Ave Carlsbad 760-729-4015
Gregorio’s Restaurant -300 Carlsbad Village Dr #208 Carlsbad 760-720-1132
Pizza Port -571 Carlsbad Village Dr Carlsbad 760-720-7007
Village Grille -2833 State Street Carlsbad 760-729-3601
Vinaka Cafe -300 Carlsbad Village Dr #211 Carlsbad 760-720-7890
Tom Giblin’s Irish Pub -640 Grand Avenue Carlsbad Village 760-729-7234
Americana -1454 Camino Del Mar Del Mar 858-794-6838
Del Mar French Pastry Cafe -1140 Camino Del Mar Del Mar 858-481-8622
En Fuego Cantina & Grill -1342 Camino del Mar Del Mar 858-792-6551
Pacifica Breeze Cafe -1555 Camino Del Mar #209 Del Mar 858-509-9147
Stratford Court Cafe -1307 Stratford Court Del Mar 858-792-7433
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill -194 El Camino Real Blvd Encinitas 760-633-2262
Sazio Italian Restorante -1560 Leucadia Blvd Encinitas 760-635-7774
Daphne’s Greek Cafe -Multiple locations
Johnny Rockets-15103 Mainside Center Camp Pendleton
Mas Fina Cantina -2780 State Street Carlsbad 760-434-3497
Mr. Peabodys -300 Carlsbad Village Drive Carlsbad 760-434-4412
Tom Giblin's Irish Pub -640 Grand Ave Carlsbad 760-729-7234
Vigilucci's Cucina Italiana -2943 State Street Carlsbad
Beachside Bar & Grill -806 S Coast Highway101 Encinitas 760-942-0738
Chipotle -268 North El Camino Real Encinitas 760-635-3863
Encinitas Cafe -531 S Coast Hwy 101 Encinitas 760-632-0919
Firenze Trattoria -162 S Rancho Santa Fe Road Encinitas 760-944-9000
Jamba Juice -272-A N El Camino Real Encinitas 760-943-9751
Mr. Peabody's -136 Encinitas Blvd Encinitas 760-753-7192
St Germain's Cafe -1010 S Coast H 101 Encinitas 858-509-9293
Chipotle -2611 Vista Way Oceanside 760-721-6904
Don's Country Kitchen -1938 Coast Highway Oceanside 760-722-7337
Hill Street Coffee House -524 S Coast Hwy Oceanside 760-966-0985
Jamba Juice -2619 Vista Way, Suite B-2 Oceanside 760-433-6719
Rice Garden -401 Mission Ave #B110 Oceanside 760-721-4330
Robins Nest Cafe -280 S Harbor Oceanside 760-722-7837
A Whole Lotta Yogurt -12222 Poway Road # 3 Poway 858-668-2996
Chicken Pie Diner -14727 Pomerado Road Poway 858-748-2445
Chipotle -13495 Poway Road Poway 858-748-9200
Beach Grass Cafe -159 S H 101 Solana Beach 858-509-0632
Pacific Coast Grill -437 S Highway 101 #112 Solana Beach 858-794-4632
Zinc Cafe and Market -132 S Cedros Solana Beach 858-793-5436
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill -620 Hacienda Dr. Vista 760-643-0110
Chipotle -30 Main Street Vista 760-639-0529
Jamba Juice -1661-A S Melrose Drive Vista 760-599-0215

If you have information regarding other places that should be on this list, please let us know.
Dog friendly parks, restaurants (This information has been gathered from multiple sites on the web. A great site for dog friendly locations everywhere is located at Dog Friendly.
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