We all enjoy a good happy hour to relax and catch up with friends. But for those of you who are dog owners, do you ever wish you could bring your furry friend along with you to happy hours? Luckily for dog owners in San Jose, there are many dog-friendly restaurants and bars available with spacious outdoor patios that allow you to enjoy a happy hour alongside your dog!

Here are 7 dog-friendly happy hours in San Jose:

1. District – 65 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110

When: 4 PM – 6 PM, Monday to Saturday

District is located in the heart of Downtown San Jose and right next to San Pedro Square Market. A cozy atmosphere that extends into an outdoor patio, District is the perfect place for you to grab a meal and enjoy a drink with your dog right by your side. They also offer a $6 happy hour, with well drinks, wines, beer, and bites for only $6. In case you’re wondering, District’s bites menu is anything but basic. They offer deviled eggs, tempura delicata squash, shrimp and albacore ceviche, and even oysters.

2. Ludwigs German Table – 261 N 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95112

When: 4 PM – 7 PM, Wednesday and Thursday

If you love communal-style eating, German food, and beer, then look no further. Ludwig’s is a spirited German restaurant with food and drinks served in a contemporary interior and outdoor beer garden. Their outdoor beer garden is nice and spacious, perfect for dogs of any shape and size! Join them for their happy hour on Wine Wednesdays or Thursday Bier Specials.

3. Spread Deli – 110 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95112

When: 3 PM – 6 PM, Monday to Friday

Spread Deli is the place to go if you’re a sandwich and beer lover. It’s located right across San Jose State University and offers spacious, dog-friendly outdoor seating as well! Enjoy $2 off all 16oz draft beer & draft wine during happy hours.

4. Wine Affairs – 1435 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126

When: 4 PM – 6 PM, Sunday to Thursday (Wednesday all day)

Wine Affairs is an intimate, rustic-chic locale that offers wine from across the globe, craft brews, meat & cheese boards, and more! The interior has two floors, perfect for you and your friends to have a great catch up session that feels like a first-class experience. They also have outdoor seatings for you to bring your furry friend along!

5. Blush Raw Bar Lounge – 100 Almaden Avenue #160, San Jose, CA 95110

When: 3 PM – 6 PM, Monday to Friday

Located in the heart of San Pedro Square Market, Blush Raw Bar Lounge offers a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere for seafood lovers to enjoy sushi, oysters, unique cocktails, and more. For those who plan on splurging on oysters, Blush offers $1 oysters during happy hour! Being in San Pedro Square Market that has plenty of outdoor seating, this is a great place for dogs and dog owners to enjoy a meal and drinks alongside each other.

6. Golden State Brewery – 1252 Memorex Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95050

When: 3 PM – 6 PM, Monday to Friday

This is a unique brewery that offers a wide selection of beers that is great for big groups and pets. They even have a game room, which calls for tons of fun with your friends. Golden State Brewery has a resident brew french bulldog named Nugget Hendrickson that can be a potential new friend for your dog!

7. The Blue Door Restaurant & Bar – 1502, 4937, Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129

When: 3 PM – 6 PM daily, 8 PM – close on Sunday to Thursday

For those who want to experience a refined New American meal with a Mediterranean twist, you’ll want to visit The Blue Door. The interior and outdoor patio is contemporary-chic, cozy, and spacious. A wonderful location for both people and furry friends alike. The Blue Door offers a wide range of bites from $6 as well as drinks from $5.