Why not bring your four-legged friend on your Napa Valley vacation? Calistoga has plenty of pet-friendly options for you to book your stay and enjoy attractions and winery visits, as well as restaurants.
Book your lodging at one of several properties that offer a limited amount of rooms in which pets are allowed:
And just outside of Calistoga, Bothe-Napa Valley State Park Campground welcomes pets.
Once you’ve checked in and sniffed the surrounding area, you and your pet can stretch your legs at Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park (dogs allowed in picnic area but not inside the historic mill), Oat Hill Mine Trail, Franquelin Dog Park, managed by Wine Country Animal Lovers, or the Petrified Forest. If you’re searching for a meditative picnic area where you can enjoy a bottle of wine, some Bocce ball action and Tennessee Fainting Goats, head to Old Faithful Geyser with your bottle in hand from one of several wineries that are pet-friendly:
Now that you’re relaxed, are you ready for dinner? Here are the restaurants where you can bring your pet in the outdoor dining section:
All Seasons Bistro invites you to discover fresh, seasonal cuisine to exemplify the Wine Country style of cooking so unique to this area. Bring your pet to find a seat at one of two bistro tables in a relaxed, casual setting.
Bella Bakery offers delicious baked goods as well as homemade English muffins to create delightful breakfast sandwiches. Stop in for a cup of tea or coffee for your morning but don’t pass up on their case of scrumptious treats to go along with your beverage. Bistro tables are set up outside for you and your pooch.
Buster’s Southern BBQ is pet-friendly, kid-friendly and appetite-friendly, and a great stop for casual Calistoga dining. Order the rack of beef ribs and you’ll have an experience worth writing home. Bring Fido here for the smells alone.
Cafe Sarafornia has a good grasp of Calistoga history. As the story goes, California’s first millionaire—Sam Brannan—bought up the geyser lands in the upper Napa Valley on the prospect that it would be a great place to build a resort for his well-heeled San Francisco friends. When asked how he intended to accomplish this feat while co-imbibing with said friends, Brannan was purported to have said, “I’m going to make it the Calistoga of Sarafornia!” (what he meant to say was the “Saratoga of California” after the world-famous Saratoga Springs in New York). Hence the name of the town, the name of the diner. Pets are welcome for diners who opt for the outdoor seating.
Calistoga Inn and Brewery offers an outdoor patio for a great place to dine and bring your pet, and its open (mostly) year round. The sun dappled arbor creates warm pockets of light for your pet to hunker down while you dig into their house brewed beverages and delicious menu.
Calistoga Kitchen is located at the corner of Cedar St. and Lincoln Ave. offers a pet-friendly patio with prime people watching. Your furry friend will enjoy waiting for an occasional crumb to fall their way under this umbrella adorned patio.
Evangeline offers a menu featuring fresh, fun versions of bistro favorites like croque madame and Coq au Vin. Standards such as assiette de fromages and tour de fruits de mer are given new life in their interpretations by Chef Rios. The enclosed outdoor patio dining is where you can bring your four-legged companion.
Johnny’s Restaurant & Bar Johnny’s offers a casual and comfortable environment to enjoy good times with friends and family, and outdoor seating to accommodate diners with pets. It’s also the only place in Calistoga that serves 11pm nightly.
La Prima Pizza has an outdoor dining area for pizza lovers with pets!
Palisades Deli is a great place to stop for breakfast or mid-winery lunch. A super pet friendly patio awaits you outside, with covered booths, attractive landscaping and ambient music.
SolBar showcases epic views of the Palisades Mountains and their luxurious swimming pool. Solbar’s patio is the perfect place to park your pooch. Order from their Michelin starred menu of Calistoga fare, paired with a glass from their extensive wine list. Shaded tables and water bowls offer a great place for pups to snooze at your feet.