Perfect weather for eating al fresco makes Greater Palm Springs an ideal locale to dine with your dog. In fact, countless eateries cater to pups with water bowls, treats, and plenty of social interaction—from casual cafés to fine dining under the stars. When happy hour rolls around, you’re likely to find a dog-friendly bar patio hosting yappy hour too. We’ve tracked down five top hotspots for hounds and humans alike.
Nonstop tail wagging is the order of the day at this crowd-pleasing Old Town La Quinta restaurant, which hosts a sociable bar crowd, lunch, dinner, and popular Taco Tuesday. Steps away, the main plaza is “pet central” with a lot greetings and sniffing in store.
Sunday is #funday at the Empire Polo Club. Take your furry friend to tailgate at a polo game—yes, dogs are welcome on leash—then head over to the Tack Room’s spacious patio for libations and live music from the Sunday patio band.
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