Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Asheville, NC

There are 40 pet friendly American restaurants in Asheville that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Here's a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Asheville. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sunny Point Cafe
Sunny Point Cafe This family-owned cafe serves upscale made-from-scratch in a cozy atmosphere with a covered outdoor seating are that welcomes leashed, well-behaved dogs. Menu features salads, sandwiches, burgers, breakfast for dinner, and hearty entrees such as mighty meaty meatloaf, pork osso buco, and shrimp and grits. Open daily at 8am. See Details
Pet Friendly Posana
Posana Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables overlooking Historic Pack Square at this contemporary farm-to-table American restaurant. Posana is so dog-friendly that the restaurant serves a menu especially for dogs featuring a grilled chicken breast with grains, Brasstown Doggie Beefloaf, and bacon soy doggie ice cream treats. The menus for humans also feature organic, sustainable, and local ingredients. Try the oatmeal brulee with dried fruit and almonds for brunch, smoky chipotle BBQ pork spare ribs at lunch, and saffron sea scallops with sweet corn risotto for dinner. Posana is open for dinner Tuesday - Thursday 5pm - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 5pm - 10pm, Sunday 5pm - 9pm; brunch is served Saturday - Sunday 10am - 3pm. See Details
Mayfel's Mayfel's is an eclectic and fun eatery in the heart of downtown Asheville that serves Louisiana-style food including gumbo, muffalettas, po' boys, and beignets. They have two dog-friendly outdoor dining areas: the front patio and The Courtyard Bar, which is reminiscent of the New Orleans French Quarter. See Details
131 Main Menu includes fresh cut salmon, glazed chicken, ribeye, and roasted prime rib. Dog-friendly patio with heater. See Details
Universal Joint Great restaurant and bar in hip West Asheville located in a refurbished old time gas station. Dogs are welcome on the spacious outdoor patio. See Details
Asheville Brewing Company Movie-themed dishes such as Lord of the onion rings, Zorba the Greek salad, Jaws sandwich, and the William Shatner quesadilla. Leashed dogs are allowed on the covered patio. See Details
Avenue M Avenue M is a neighborhood restaurant and bar in the heart of North Asheville, serving something for everyone. There are gluten-free and vegan options as well as fresh fish and fabulous steaks. Plenty of local drafts on tap. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Rhubarb A memorable, shared dining experience is what Rhubarb strives for. The menu features traditional regional fare with hints of international influence. Masterful creations such as Lamb Merguez Meatballs, Wood Roasted Sunburst Trout, and Rhubarb Glazed Duck Confit have quickly earned this modern eatery a sterling reputation both locally and nationally. A Bon Appetit nominee for Best New Restaurant of 2014, Rhubarb is perfect for anyone seeking a refined meal. The comfortable covered patio allows dogs. See Details
Homegrown Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this cafe popular for breakfast. HomeGrown serves Southern-style comfort food with a healthy twist. Menu items include an open-faced fried chicken biscuit topped with sausage gravy, chorizo breakfast tacos, French toast casserole, and the Sunshine Bowl with saut?ed sesame greens, quinoa, peppers, two eggs, pickled onions, mushrooms, sriracha, saffron aioli, and a choice of bacon, sausage, chorizo, or tempeh. HomeGrown is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 8am - 9pm. See Details
Farm Burger Dogs are welcome at six outdoor tables at this grass-fed burger chain location. Farm Burger serves build-your-own grass-fed beef, chicken, or vegan burgers with an assortment of toppings including roasted garlic, jalapenos, Lusty Monk mustard, and fried eggs. Other menu items available include pimento cheese fries topped with jalapenos, beer battered onion rings, superfood salads, and hot dogs. Farm Burger is open for lunch and dinner Sunday - Thursday 11:30am - 10pm, Friday -Saturday 11:30am - 11pm. See Details
Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack Well-behaved dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this dog-friendly soul food joint in Asheville. Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack specializes in Nashville hot chicken and comfort food sides. Don't fret if you're not into spicy fried chicken, you can choose your level of spice from Plain to XX hot! The menu features fried pickles, fried green tomatoes, rotisserie chicken, Cheerwine BBQ sandwich, chicken n' waffles, and fried chicken plates with sides of corn pudding, fried okra, sweet potato casserole, mac n' cheese, pimento cheese grits, and biscuits. Order a soothing banana pudding to help cool off for dessert! Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack is Sunday - Thursday 11am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm. See Details
Twisted Crepe Sweet tooth sufferers will fall in love with the Twisted Crepe. Modern variations on the delicious French delight are served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and made using only fresh, healthy ingredients. Unique names such as The Big Zebowsky, Unlawful Falafel, and Cassie's Ladybug adds a little extra fun to the dining experience. Fido is more than welcome at outdoor tables. Parking on the street is limited, but the short stroll to get there is worth it. See Details
Stone Ridge Tavern Dogs are welcome at six outdoor tables at this family restaurant in Asheville. Stone Ridge Tavern uses fresh local ingredients and serves both lunch and dinner. Menu items include bruschetta, fried gator tail, hamburger steak with brown gravy, Calabash chicken tenders, baby back ribs, and spaghetti. Stone Ridge Tavern is open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 10pm, Friday 11am - 11pm, Saturday 4pm - 11pm. See Details
Pack's Tavern Pack's Tavern, located in Asheville, NC, is a modern tavern-style restaurant that serves up an eclectic menu of American eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables on the heated patio while you enjoy your meal. Pack's Tavern is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday from 12pm to 1am, and Saturday from 11am to 1am. See Details
Chestnut Dogs are welcome at three seasonal outdoor tables at this American restaurant in the heart of downtown Asheville. Chesnut serves lunch and dinner every day and brunch on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Popular menu items include lobster bisque, fried oyster Rockefeller salad, and steak frites. Specialty cocktails, wine, and beer is also served. Chesnut is open Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 10pm, Sunday 9am - 3pm, 5pm - 9:30pm. Reservations recommended for dinner. See Details
Tod's Tasties Cafe Tod's Tasties uses locally sourced meat and vegetables and organic ingredients whenever possible. An eclectic menu features breakfast bowls, home made granola, veggie omelettes, lamb burgers, tuna melts, and signature sandwiches like the Lorax and Montford. Bread, pastries, and french fries are prepared in house and drink choices include specialty coffees, beer, and wine. There are plenty of open air and covered outdoor tables where Fido can join you. See Details
Sovereign Remedies Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this hipster haven. Sovereign Remedies serves American cuisine made with organic ingredients from local farmers and foragers. Menu items include artisanal cheese and charcuterie plates, spicy chili-lime pig ears, bone marrow tater tots, and beef tartare. Handcrafted classic cocktails, craft beers, and wines are also available. Sovereign Remedies is open for dinner Monday - Tuesday 4pm - 2am, lunch and dinner Wednesday - Friday 11:30am - 2am, and for brunch and dinner Saturday - Sunday 9am - 2am. See Details
West Village Market & Deli This Asheville deli and juice bar offers seasonal outdoor dining when the weather is warm and sunny. See Details
The Social Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this bar and grill serving food until late night. The Social is a good spot to meet up with friends to enjoy a meal and a couple of adult beverages. The Social serves cocktails, beers, wines, wings, sandwiches, nachos, and salads. Breakfast is also served until noon every day. The Social is open daily from 8am until 2am. See Details
Roux Dogs are welcome are welcome at four outdoor tables on the patio at this bar and grill located at Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park Hotel. Roux serves local craft beers and updated comfort foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu items include bacon cheddar fries, Thai sticky wings, grilled vegetable hummus wraps, Hickory Nut Gap steaks topped with lump crabmeat, crab cakes, and chicken pot pie. Roux is open daily 6am - 10pm. See Details
The Gourmet Chip Company Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at The Gourmet Chip Company that serves fresh gourmet chips, panini sandwiches, locally crafted beers, and Boylan sodas. Order a pressed panini with Brie cheese, herb crusted goat cheese, smoked bacon, Granny Smith apples, truffle spritz, rosemary, and thyme with a side of salt and pepper potato chips. The Gourmet Chip Company is open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 8pm. See Details
Fig Bistro Dogs are welcome at more than five outdoor tables at this bistro. Fig Bistro is a neighborhood restaurant that features casual interpretations of New American and French cuisine for lunch, dinner, and brunch. Menu items include PEI mussels in saffron-dijon broth, duck confit salad, Piri-Piri burger, and chicken breast schnitzel. Fig Bistro is open daily 11:30am - 3pm, Monday - Saturday 5:30pm - 9pm. Reservations are recommended. See Details
Smoky Park Supper Club Smoky Park Supper Club, located in Asheville, NC, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Smoky Park Fries topped with smoked brisket, beer cheese gravy, grilled pepper relish, green garlic chimichurri, and scallions. Next, chow down on the Wood-Fired Mussels with smoked shellfish broth, country ham, roasted peppers, potato strings, garlic aioli, grilled lemon, and ciabatta. Or go for the Parisian Gnocchi with local mushrooms, embered carrots, broccolini, ricotta, fennel soubise, sunflower and puffed rice crumble, and tarragon oil. Smoky Park Supper Club is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5pm to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 4pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 9pm. See Details
Isa's Bistro Dogs are welcome at more than ten outdoor tables at this restaurant in downtown Asheville. Isa's Bistro serves New American cuisine and fine wines, craft beers, and cocktails for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. The menu varies seasonally; representative menu items include ginger-spiced cashews, fried green tomatoes, pork chops, and farro risotto. Isa's Bistro is open Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 11:30am - 10pm, Sunday 11am - 9pm. See Details