Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Boone, NC

There are 13 pet friendly American restaurants in Boone 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 Boone. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Come Back Shack
Come Back Shack Tasty burgers done in a variety of styles, including Carolina, Hula, Cajun, and California. Add some chili cheese fries and a milkshake to complete the meal. Covered deck with heaters is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly The Local
The Local Dogs are welcome at nine outdoor tables on the porch at The Local. Serving wood-fired flatbread pizzas, salads, burgers, seafood, pasta dishes, steaks, and tacos, The Local offers a variety of options for lunch, brunch, or dinner. Popular menu times include barbecue pork nachos, cheese curds, fried Brussels sprouts, Carolina banh mi sandwich, kale salad, and beignets. The Local is open Monday - Saturday 11am - 2am, Sunday 11am - 10pm. See Details
Proper Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this Boone restaurant serving Southern cuisine. Proper serves lunch, dinner, and brunch and the menu changes seasonally to take advantage of the best local ingredients. The menus include pimento cheese sandwiches, fried catfish, collard greens, mac and cheese, fried chicken, meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, biscuits, and pulled pork. Proper is open Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 9pm, Sunday 11:30am - 3pm. See Details
Troy's 105 Diner This retro '50s style diner serves breakfast all day, homemade soups, fresh salads, NC style BBQ, meatloaf, and burger, sandwich, and seafood baskets. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
Gamekeeper Restaurant Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this Southern restaurant. Gamekeeper Restaurant serves wild game and fresh fish in their ""modern mountain cuisine"" menus that change according to the season. Representative menu items include potato soup with bacon and green onions, cheese plates, cocoa-rubbed elk, grilled bison steaks, and cornmeal crusted trout. Gamekeeper Restaurant is open Thursday - Saturday 5pm - 9pm. Reservations are recommended." See Details
Boone Bagelry Omelettes and pancakes for breakfast, and sandwiches and burgers for lunch. Umbrella patio tables are dog friendly. See Details
Pepper's Restaurant & Bar Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this bar and grill serving Boone, NC since 1975. Pepper's Restaurant & Bar serves appetizers, sandwiches, salads, flatbread pizzas, burgers, steaks, and seafood. Popular menu items include French onion soup, fried mushrooms, okra fries, an all-you-can-eat salad bar, and the Jean Lawson turkey sandwich with marinated mushrooms, onions, green peppers, and pepper jack cheese on a kaiser roll. Pepper's Restaurant serves a full bar and is open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm. See Details
Tucker's Cafe Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this casual cafe. Tucker's Cafe serves American classics like baskets of onion rings, fried pickle chips, fried chicken salads, Reuben sandwiches, grilled chicken quesadillas, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, and loaded baked potatoes. Tucker's Cafe is open Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm, Sunday noon - 5:30pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Blowing Rock Road has twelve pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Boone, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Red Onion Cafe Red Onion Cafe in Boone, NC, is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table for lunch or dinner. The varied menu offers salads, sandwiches, wraps, pizza, pasta and steaks. Their famous artichoke dip and Horace cookie are two specials that keep customers coming back! See Details
Stick Boy Kitchen Stick Boy Kitchen in Boone is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Breakfast offerings include a variety of specialty breakfast sandwiches, quiche, bagels, pastries, cinnamon rolls, muffins, granola and more. Lunch and dinner options include hot and cold sandwiches, homemade soup, French fries and salads. They have an extensive coffee and espresso bar menu that includes lattes, cold brew, smoothies, chai, hot cocoa and tea. See Details
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on New Market Centre, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
Blowing Rock Brewing Company American brewery/restaurant with a dog-friendly outdoor patio. They even provide water for your furry friend. See Details
Banner Elk Cafe Banner Elk Cafe has a spacious outdoor seating area that is very dog friendly. There are two entrances to the outdoor area and they allow dogs of any size. Menu favorites include shrimp po boy and blueberry pancakes. See Details
Boondocks Brewery Ashe County's first and only Craft Brewery. In addition to year-round and special release craft beer, Boonedocks serves fire-cracker shrimp, Cajun blackened chicken sandwiches, Kobe beef and veal meatloaf, and Neapolitan flatbread pizza. Outdoor patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Canyons Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the deck with great views overlooking the Johns River Gorge at this restaurant. Canyons Restaurant serves eclectic dishes like the beef enchiladas, Maui sandwiches, buffalo chicken fingers, turkey burgers topped with pepper jack cheese, fish n' chips platters, grilled ribeye steaks, and daily specials. Margaritas, wines, and craft beers are also available. Canyons is open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 7pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 8pm. See Details
The Hotel Tavern Restaurant Upscale, casual restaurant and bar makes an excellent choice for either an intimate dinner or family gathering. Menu features Thai chicken skewers, sirloin filet, grilled pork tenderloin, fresh Atlantic salmon, and pasta primavera. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Nick's Restaurant & Pub Tasty pub menu features sandwiches, burgers, and seafood entrees. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Eat Crow Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during summer months at this cafe. Eat Crow serves gourmet sandwiches, specialty salads, and sweet treats. The menu features Oriental chicken salad, pan-fried trout with roasted potato and apple salad, a Reuben sandwich made with house-made marble rye, and an egg salad sandwich. Eat Crow is open Tuesday - Saturday 10am until 4pm. See Details
Tributary Restaurant Rustic fine dining offering creative dishes, including chicken, pasta, beef, and seafood entrees. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Kaye's Kitchen Kaye's Kitchen is a locally owned and operated eatery located in Newland, NC. Choose from a variety of dining options including an all day breakfast menu, lunch and dinner dishes, freshly baked pies and cakes, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, and more. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (weather permitting) while you try a piece of pie (Buttermilk Coconut, Chocolate Chess, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Key Lime, and more!) Kaye's Kitchen is open Monday through Tuesday from 8:00am to 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday from 8:00am to 2:00pm, and Sunday from 9:00am to 1:30pm. See Details
Christa's Country Corner Christa's Country Corner is a unique eatery and General Store combo that serves up delicious southern home cooking. Choose from options like meatloaf, chicken and dumplings, smoked pork, burgers, hotdogs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Once your belly is full, stop by the store and peruse merchandise like clothes, homemade preserves, mountain honey, molasses, home and bath products, and more! Christa's Country Corner is open Monday through Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
Banner Elk Cafe Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables on the lower patio at this cafe in downtown Banner Elk. Banner Elk Cafe serves pizza, pasta dishes, salads, coffee, fresh baked muffins, and smoothies. Stop in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Alcoholic beverages are also served. Banner Elk Cafe is open Sunday - Thursday 7am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 7am - 10pm. See Details