Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Charleston, SC

There are 55 pet friendly American restaurants in Charleston 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 Charleston. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly FUEL Charleston
FUEL Charleston FUEL Cantina is a dog-friendly restaurant in downtown Charleston, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, Fuel has a tropical setting housed in an old gas station with an indoor/outdoor bar and one of Charleston’s largest patios. The ambiance strikes a balance between relaxation and nostalgia. FUEL Charleston serves Caribbean influenced cuisine using simple ingredients accompanied by affordable beers, signature cocktails, and unique wines. See Details
Pet Friendly California Dreaming
California Dreaming Bring Fido to California Dreaming for waterfront dining overlooking the Ashley River and marina. Be sure to order one of their award-winning salads served with a honey butter-laden croissant. Other popular menu items include prime rib, fried oyster and shrimp po' boy sandwiches, and grilled barbecue chicken. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the wrap-around outdoor deck and bar. See Details
Poogan's Porch For some Southern fare and hospitality, bring Fido to Poogan's Porch. This charming restaurant is located one block off Main Street in Charleston's Historic District. Guests line up on the weekends for brunch dishes like chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, and crab cake eggs Benedict; so expect a short wait. Sip on a cup of coffee, glass of sweet tea, or a refreshing mimosa from the bar and enjoy a warm biscuit while you wait. Dogs are welcome to accompany their owners while they dine on the front porch, weather permitting. See Details
Crave Kitchen & Cocktails Located within Seaside Farms in Mount Pleasant, Crave Kitchen & Cocktails has a dog-friendly, year-round patio that is a great meeting spot for yappy hour. The Southern menu includes a decadent mac and cheese, grilled and roasted cedar plank salmon seasoned with garlic and rosemary, and buttermilk fried chicken topped with foie gras and truffle gravy. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and weekend brunch. See Details
Brown Dog Deli Hearty deli salads, juicy hot dogs, and vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free options. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
East Bay Deli Dogs are welcome on the patio at East Bay Deli, a New York style deli that offers classic gourmet sandwiches and wraps, savory soups, crisp salads, chili dogs, loaded baked potatoes, and cheesecake for dessert. Open daily at 8am. See Details
Eli's Table Menu includes crispy oyster salad, day boat scallops, duck and waffles, and center cut pork chops. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
The Park Cafe The Park Cafe is fine dining in a casual setting for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. The front covered patio is dog friendly and the staff has water and occasional treats available for visiting canines. See Details
Lowdown Oven & Bar (L.D.O.B) The Lowdown offers burgers, pizza, and hearty sandwiches like the meatball, Cuban twist, and pulled BBQ pork. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Bay Street Biergarten Dogs are welcome at eight outdoor tables at this Bay Street gastropub inspired by the beer halls of Munich. Craft beer flows from over thirty taps, and high-quality food is served at Bay Street Biergarten. Menu items include soft pretzels served with Lusty Monk mustard and beer cheese, pimento cheese bites, fish and chips, pork schnitzel, brats, and burgers. Bay Street Biergarten is open daily for lunch, dinner, and drinks from 11am until 2am. Brunch is served on the weekends. See Details
Kitchen 208 Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and brunch on the dog-friendly street side shaded patio. Menu offers waffles, frittatas, soup, salads, burgers, and smoked brisket sandwiches. See Details
Butcher & Bee Butcher and Bee is open Monday through Tuesday from 8:00am to 9:00pm, Wednesday through Friday from 8:00am to 10:00pm, Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. This unique eatery offers a mix of American, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisines with a modern and sophisticated twist. Snag a seat at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. Choose from menu options like smoked salmon toast, sandwiches, rice bowls, salads, burgers, and more. For lunch, try the beef belly banh mi, with miso mayo, slaw, jalapenos, herbs, sweet soy, and peanuts. For dinner, dig into something a bit heartier, like the lamb ribs with fennel, coriander, and pomegranate. See Details
Daniel Island Grille Daniel Island Grille, appropriately dubbed by the locals as DIG, is open daily from 11:00am to 2:00am. They serve a myriad of dishes like sandwiches, salads, wings, nachos, burgers, and more. Bring your pooch along and sit outside on their pet-friendly outdoor patio. It's perfect for both warm and cool weather, as they have a firepit stationed in the middle of the seating area. Locals and tourists alike have claimed that the burgers at DIG are to-die-for. Try the Brunch Burger, topped with applewood smoked bacon, American cheese, and a sunny side up egg. If you would rather create your own burger masterpiece, choose from toppings like BBQ sauce, tzatziki, slaw, jalapenos, sauteed onions and peppers, cucumbers, bleu cheese crumbles, and more! See Details
White Duck Taco Shop Our concept is fresh and affordable food. We deliver the freshest, most awesomely creative food every day. The Taco Shop is family friendly and encourages you to eat with your hands. Please do not sit at a table until you have ordered and received a number from the counter. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
D.D. Peckers Wing Shack D.D. Pecker's offers hot and spicy wings and dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
Blondies Bagels & Cafe Bring your dog to sit at one of the several seasonal dog-friendly outdoor tables at this bagel shop on Daniel Island. Blondies Bagels & Cafe serves egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches, wraps, and fresh bagels with cream cheese in the morning. For lunch, choose from a chicken salad sandwich, traditional lox bagel with cream cheese and capers, chicken caesar salad, or a bowl of the soup of the day. Order coffee drinks, a granola yogurt parfait with berries, a slice of crumb cake, or one of the assorted scones or muffins anytime the shop is open. Blondies Bagels & Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6am until 2pm, Saturday and Sunday from 7am until noon. See Details
The Green Goat Enjoy a variety of tasty dishes such as fried green tomatoes, French onion soup, crab cake sandwiches, and boneless pro chops. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
The Glass Onion The Glass Onion is dog friendly! Dogs are welcome at a few outdoor tables at this Southern restaurant. The Glass Onion features locally-sourced meats and vegetables and a full service bar serving craft beer, wine, and cocktails. The daily menu includes representative dishes like shrimp toast, rabbit liver mousse, blackened ribeye steak, shrimp and grits, fried soft shell crab, buttermilk fried quail with sides like braised collards, Charleston red rice, and macaroni salad. The Glass Onion is open Monday through Thursday 11am until 9pm, Friday 11am until 10pm, Saturday from 10am until 10pm. Lunch, dinner, and Saturday brunch is served. See Details
Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails is dog-friendly! The Southern restaurant has a large outdoor deck with lots of tables where dogs are welcome. The restaurant features a full bar with specialty cocktails, ramen on Tuesday night, happy hour specials, and weekend brunch with a bloody mary bar and bellini pitchers. Menu items include boiled peanuts, dirty rice fritters, fried chicken with mac n' cheese and a biscuit, pimento cheese-stuffed hamburger with french fries, and Lowcountry pulled pork with collard greens, baked macaroni, and cornbread. Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails is open Monday through Thursday from 11am - 9pm, Friday from 11am - 10pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am until 10pm. See Details
Charleston Burger Company Dogs are welcome at three outdoor tables at this West Ashley burger joint. Charleston Burger Company serves burgers made with certified Angus beef chuck that is ground in-house every day. Chili cheese fries, fried pickles, fried mac n' cheese bites, and bacon cheese fries are good accompaniments to the gourmet burgers. Chicken wings dipped a choice of six flavors are also available. Charleston Burger Company is open Monday through Thursday from 11am until 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am until 9:30pm, and Sunday noon to 8pm. Local delivery is also available. See Details
Foodies An excellent little cafe with huge flavors. Everything from the fries to smoked meats are made in-house. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables. Staff is more than happy to bring out a water bowl and biscuits. See Details
Sesame Burgers and Beer West Ashley Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this West Ashley burger bar. Sesame Burgers & Beer serves specialty hamburgers made with hormone free, pasture-raised Angus beef and antibiotic-free chicken and turkey. Gourmet sandwich toppings include tequila-pickled pineapple, bacon jam, pimento cheese, blue cheese slaw, and much more. A large selection of craft beer is available. The Sesame Burgers & Beer is open Monday through Saturday from 11am until 10pm, and Sunday from 11am until 9pm. See Details
Blue Rose Cafe Dogs are welcome at a few outdoor tables at Bluerose Cafe in West Ashley. The Irish-American restaurant features homemade bread, hearty soups and stews, cakes, and pies. Bluerose Cafe serves omelets, pancakes, cinnamon-raisin French toast, Irish oatmeal, and scones. For lunch, salads, soups, and sandwiches are served. At dinner, Bluerose Cafe's menu includes crab cakes, baked brie, seafood sampler platter, fish and chips, and shepherd's pie. Bluerose Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch and is open from Monday through Wednesday from 7am until 3pm, Thursday through Saturday from 7am until 9pm, and Sunday from 9pm until 2pm. See Details
Bohemian Bull Bohemian Bull, located in Charleston, SC, is a casual tavern and beer garden that serves up a variety of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Macho Nachos topped with beer cheese, jalapenos, black beans, roasted garlic crema, pico de gallo, guacamole, chives, and your choice of pulled pork, ground chicken, ground beef, or grilled shrimp. Next, chow down on the Truffle Burger topped with truffle mayo, a fried onion ring, grilled baby portabellas, and smoked gouda. Or go for the Crabby Patty Sandwich with a pan-seared crab cake topped with a fried green tomato, arugula, and remoulade. Bohemian Bull is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 10am to 11pm. See Details