San Francisco, California: Last Doggie Diner HeadDog head sign from the last operating Doggie Diner has been preserved on a pole on the boulevard median.
Visitor Tips and News About Last Doggie Diner Head
A powerful April storm has felled what was San Francisco's last Doggie Diner head that remained "in the wild."... [04/08/2001] Complete News Story
I was inspired by your Web site (and Zippy the Pinhead) to visit the Doggy Diner on a recent trip to San Francisco -- thought I'd share this photo with you![Lori Cartwright, 03/18/2001]
In San Francisco back in the 60's and 70's, there was a chain of restaurants called Doggie Diner. These restaurants each displayed a giant dog head clad in a chef's hat. Unfortunately, all that is left of the restaurants is one dog head who was facing an uncertain future at the hands of callous developers. It was to be torn down, but hallelujah! A five-year reprieve has been granted. The city will decide then what to do with the big dog, but for now, enjoy it in all its splendor. He towers above the Carousel restaurant on Sloat Boulevard, across from the San Francisco Zoo.[Pippi, 03/23/2000]
The last of the Doggie Diners in San Francisco has been designated a protected city landmark -- heading off a developer's plan to raze the site. The diner sign sports a unique decapitated Dachshund head on a pole.... [07/17/1999] Complete News Story
Last Doggie Diner Head
- Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA
- Median strip of Sloat Boulevard near Ocean Beach at 45th Avenue. The head faces east.