Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

There are 84 pet friendly American restaurants in Charlotte 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 Charlotte. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Zada Jane's Corner Cafe
Zada Jane's Corner Cafe Zada Jane's serves soups, salads, and sandwiches to go along with pancakes and omelets for breakfast. They always offer water for your dog when sitting outside. See Details
Pet Friendly Jackalope Jack's
Jackalope Jack's The dog-friendly Jackalope Jack's serves delicious American favorites such as wings, burgers, sandwiches, and funnel cake fries for dessert. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the outdoor patio. Opens at 3pm during the week, 10am on Saturday,and noon on Sunday. See Details
Flip'n Chicken Charlotte's neighborhood source for great wings and chicken tenders tossed in a variety of sauces welcomes the whole family, including Fido. Patio tables are dog friendly. See Details
Brazwell's Premium Pub Brazwell's serves wings, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, and roasted chicken and bourbon salmon entrees. The bottom patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Dish For good old fashioned home cooking, as well as modern twists on the classics, check out Dish, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a delicious meal. Dish serves classics like fried okra, fried green tomatoes, and burgers, as well as more exotic options like the blackberry chipotle chicken burger and a wide host of vegan options. Try the sampler platter for a taste of most of the appetizers. If Dish looks familiar, you may recognize it from the show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Dish is closed on Sundays. See Details
Leroy Fox Cotswold If you love chicken, you're sure to love Leroy Fox, which has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables on their Cotswold location patio where you and your dog can enjoy a tasty meal. Leroy Fox specializes in fried chicken, made with all-natural, hormone-free, fresh chicken. Get a basket of their classic chicken fingers, or go for a dish like The Elizabeth- barreled chicken tenderloins, breaded and deep-fried, served with honey mustard and ranch over Cajun fries. If you don't like chicken, they also serve fresh seafood dishes, grass-fed beef, and local vegetables. Pair your meal with one of their signature cocktails and make sure to ask about the drink specials! See Details
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille If you're looking for a great meal any time of day, check out Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal. Dilworth is open every night until 2am, and the offer daily specials and events every night, like Trivia Tuesdays or live music on Friday nights. Dilworth prides themselves on their slow-cooked meat, including pulled pork, ribs, and spiedies- marinated pork or chicken served on an Italian hoagie. For people with dietary restrictions, they do serve vegetarian and heart healthy options, like the massive build your own salad. See Details
Napa on Providence For a taste of Napa wine country in Charlotte, check out Napa on Providence, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. Napa on Providence strives to emulate Napa's style of food, drink, and atmosphere by using fresh, local ingredients to create simple dishes from scratch. Come by for lunch or dinner, or on Saturdays and Sundats from 11:30am-2pm, stop by for brunch. There is live music on weekend nights from 6-9pm, and happy hour is from 5-7pm, so there is always some kind of good deal or event happening! See Details
Kickstand Burgers -n- Bar If you've been searching up and down for a good burger, check out Kickstand Burgers and Bar, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a good meal and a beautiful day. Kickstand believes in using fresh, high-quality ingredients to bring you the best meal possible. Try one of the specialty burgers like The Greek, which is topped with tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, and black olives, or build your own burger exactly the way you like it. Pair it with one of their specialty cocktails, but make sure to ask about the daily drink specials! Vegetarian and gluten free options are available. See Details
Cowbell Burger & Bar If you love delicious burgers and drinks, check out Cowbell Burger & Bar, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables during warm weather. They have a small batch whiskey bar, a wide array of craft cocktails and local beers, and gourmet burgers, made with hand ground patties, sauce made in-house, and locally baked bread. Try a classic like the Elvis cheeseburger, or go for a more exotic option like Jimmy's Page- a turkey patty on a brioche bun, topped with granny smith apple, candied bacon, sharp white cheddar, lettuce, and pineapple sriracha. See Details
CharBar no. 7 If you love beef, you'll be sure to love CharBar no.7, which specializes almost entirely in good beef. They have six pet-friendly tables on their outdoor covered patio, where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day while also escaping the sun. Try one of CharBar's fifty beer selections, and pair it with either a steak or a delicious burger. They use only the best ingredients in their dishes, all of which are prepared fresh from scratch, like the Charleston burger, which is topped with jalapeno pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onions. Make sure to ask about the daily specials! See Details
Tupelo Honey Cafe Tupelo Honey Cafe pays homage to Southern culinary traditions with a menu full of classic dishes and modern spins on old favorites. You can stop by with Fido at this location in Charlotte where there are twenty dog-friendly tables outside. The menu features sandwiches, salads, snacks, and mains for any palate. Entrees include decadent dishes like the Cauliflower Steak, Sweet Tea Roasted Chicken, or Tupelo Shrimp and Grits. Brunch is a popular affair with popular dishes like the Appalachian Breakfast or Red Flannel Hash. Don't miss out on the drink menu with craft cocktails, Bloody Marys, mimosas, wine, and beer. See Details
The Roasting Company If you like chicken, you'll love The Roasting Company, which has five pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your well behaved dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a nice day. They serve rotisserie chicken made with high-quality, fresh, nutritional ingredients, which you can get on its own or in a wrap, taco, salad, or sandwich. Pair it with one of twenty-two local beers on draft, and enjoy the laid back atmosphere while having a southern or southwestern inspired meal. See Details
Hef's Bar & Grill For a casual dining experience, check out Hef's Bar & Grill, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. Hef's features classic dishes like soups and salads, sandwiches, wraps, fresh ground burgers, and wings, which are available in ten different flavors and sauces. Watch the big game on one of their TVs with your buddies, and make sure to ask about the daily happy hour specials from 3-6:30pm. See Details
Fenwick's If you've been searching for delicious home cooked comfort food, check out Fenwick's, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and tasty meal. Fenwick's is open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, and features daily chef specials. Try the pot roast dinner or one of the shrimp dishes, but make sure to save room for one of their famous desserts. The bread pudding and pecan cream pie are especially popular dishes. See Details
Leroy Fox South End If you love chicken, you're sure to love Leroy Fox South End, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables on its covered patio where you and your dog can enjoy a tasty treat. Leroy Fox specializes in fried chicken made with all-natural, hormone-free, fresh chicken. Get a basket of their classic chicken fingers, a fried chicken salad, sandwich, or 1/4 (white or dark meat) plate with a side like mac n' cheese or grits. If you don't like poultry, they also serve fresh seafood dishes, grass-fed beef burgers and meatloaf, and local vegetables. Pair your meal with one of their signature cocktails or a glass of iced sweet tea. See Details
Rusty's Deli & Grille If you're looking for a great place for a meal, check out Rusty's Deli & Grille, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal and a beautiful day. Try one of their deli sandwiches or burgers, like the South Charlotte Cheesesteak or Rusty's Reuben, or go for a soup, salad, or other offering. One of the most exciting things about Rusty's is that they have a full vegetarian menu for people with dietary restrictions. See Details
Diamond Restaurant For classic diner-style comfort food, check out Diamond Restaurant in Charlotte, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal. Diamond has been open and largely unchanged since 1945 and has made itself a staple in the community. Try the classics like fried chicken, pulled pork, or burgers, and make sure to ask about the blue plate specials. Breakfast is served all day long, and they have plenty of vegetarian options for people with dietary restrictions. See Details
Pike's Old Fashion Soda Shop If you're missing the classic diners and soda parlors of the past, stop by Pike's Old Fashion Soda Shop, which has lots of pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Create a burger from the burger bar, try a sandwich, or get one of their tasty sandwiches, or just go for dessert. Pike's is known for their fantastic shakes, malts, floats, and sundaes. Come on Sundays for brunch from 8am-2pm! See Details
Local Loaf Who said sandwiches have to be basic? Check out Local Loaf, which has plenty of outdoor pet-friendly seating, and try one of their many specialty sandwiches. Local Loaf prides themselves on using fresh ingredients, including artisan bread baked fresh every morning. No matter what you order, everything will be made to order and served hot. If you aren't a fan of sandwiches, check out the soups, omelets, pastries, burgers, or salads. Local Loaf is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so you'll have plenty of time to visit. See Details
Coaltrane's Char Gill For a delicious meal in Charlotte's extremely popular Epicentre, check out Coaltrane's Char Grill, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a meal while people watching. Coaltrane's most popular items are their chicken dishes, like the rotisserie chicken or pulled chicken sandwich, but they also have vegetarian and gluten-free options, like the stuffed avocado. After your meal, finish it off with their delicious and sweet dolce de leche. They also have a large drink menu, so you can find the perfect pairing to go with your meal. See Details
Chubz Famous Chiliburgers Everyone loves a classic burger with chili, and Chubz Famous Chiliburgers treats chili almost like an art form. They've developed their chili recipe over years of trial and error, and put it on everything from the famous burgers to fries or hot dogs. This is an indulgent treat, but all of the burgers are cooked fresh to order using all natural ingredients. There is only one pet-friendly outdoor table, but they also allow for takeout, so you can get your burger to go if there isn't any seating available. If you aren't in the mood for chili, check out their popular wings! See Details
StrikeCity For a great place to go for lunch or dinner, check out StrikeCity, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables. StrikeCity is actually a bowling alley, but they also have a restaurant. Dogs, unfortunately, are not allowed inside in the restaurant or bowling alley. They serve American classics like salads, nachos, pizzas, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and pasta. Try the Chipotle Cilantro burger- a classic patty topped with house chiptle ciantro sauce over fresh avocado slices and melted provolone. Someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order. See Details
300 East Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this family-owned casual dining restaurant in Dilworth. 300 East serves creative eclectic American cuisine in a fun and quirky setting. Menu items include toasted quinoa and kale salad, Asian tuna burger, lump crab cakes, shrimp and grits, and pimento cheese with crackers. 300 East is open Monday - Thursday 11am - 10pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 11pm, Sunday 10am - 10pm. See Details