Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Hickory, NC

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

Pet Friendly Olde Hickory Station
Olde Hickory Station Brewpub serves burgers, pizza, and steak, chicken, and pasta entrees. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Cafe Gouda
Cafe Gouda Lovely outdoor seating that allows pets on leashes. Fabulous sandwiches and specialty dishes. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. See Details
Circus Hall of Cream Walk-up and drive-through restaurant serves burgers, hot dogs, fries, ice cream, and more. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Fourk Fourk is a unique eatery that serves up modern American cuisine in an upbeat atmosphere. Choose from menu options like appetizers, soups, salads, poultry, steak, seafood, sandwiches, wraps, and more. Join them Monday through Friday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm while they serves up specialty appetizers! Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables (he must be leashed) while you enjoy a Jalapeno Pineappletini (gold tequila, cointreau, agave nectar, muddled jalapeno, pineapple, lime) and an order of the Hummus Duo with roasted red pepper, edamame, and pita points. Next, chow down on the Crab Cake Sandwich with micro greens, avocado, shaved red onion, bacon, tomato, and spicy aioli, served with your choice of side (cucumber tomato salad, kale chips, pasta salad, shoestring fries, fresh fruit, and more.) Fourk is open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Highland Avenue Highland Avenue is a farm-to-table eatery that serves up seasonal Appalachian fare. Choose from a variety of menu options including starters, salads, pasta, poultry, beef, seafood, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a Spiced Rum Old Fashioned (ginger beer, apple cider, sorghum syrup, rum) and an order of the signature Beef Tartare with pickled onions, cornbread puree, black pepper, herbs, and a fried egg. Later, chow down on the NC Shrimp and Grits with tasso ham, caramelized onions, smoked green tomato, and veal madeira jus. Highland Avenue is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm, and Friday through Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Bistro 127 Bistro 127 is an American style eatery that serves up a variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Choose from waffles, croissants, omelettes, appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, pasta, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an order of Crisp Spring Rolls with duck confit, marinated cabbage, red peppers, cilantro, carrots, and orange hoisin. Later, bite into the Hickory Reuben with corned beef, spicy mustard, Swiss cheese, and house chow chow. If you're more in the mood for pizza, try the Pub Pizza topped with roasted red pepper alfredo, capicola, salami, ham, green onion, and mozzarella. Bistro 127 is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 9:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 8:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on US Highway SE has eleven 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. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in Hickory, 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
Groucho's Deli Groucho's Deli, located in Hickory, is a well-known deli-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty soups, salads, and sandwiches. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Apollo Dipper Sandwich with hot ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese, served with your choice of Formula '45' or Danish bleu dip. Or go for the White Moose Sandwich with turkey, provolone cheese, fresh lettuce, and Groucho's famous Formula '45' sauce on a soft seeded roll. For something a bit lighter, try the Angel Salad with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, green leaf salad mix, and fresh turkey. 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
Hooters Hooters, located in Hickory, is a well-known bar and eatery that offers up an array of tasty pub grub served by the famed Hooters Girls. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Tex Mex Nachos - fresh chips topped with cheese, chili, guacamole, lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapenos, sour cream, and zesty chipotle sauce. Next, chow down on the Baja Fish Tacos with grilled or crispy fish, pico de gallo, fresh cabbage, and special sauce. Or go for the Texas Cheesesteak Sandwich with steak, sauteed onions, green peppers, mushrooms, provolone cheese, queso, Daytona Beach sauce, pico de gallo, and sliced jalapenos! See Details
Sam's Hot Dog Stand Sam's Hot Dog Stand, located in Hickory, is a casual eatery that serves up a simple menu of hot dogs and barbecue sandwiches. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try one of their all-beef hot dogs with your choice of toppings (mustard, ketchup, mayo, onions, coleslaw, chili, sweet relish, sauerkraut, and/or jalapenos.) A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on 2nd Street NE has eight 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
Checkers Drive-In Checkers Drive-In is a dog-friendly spot to enjoy a 'bold and made-to-order' burger in Hickory. Visitors to Checkers Drive-In can bring Fido and head to one of its six outdoor tables to dig in. The Drive-In's menu is made up of burgers, chicken dishes, fish, classic and boneless wings, hot dogs, fries, and sweets such as loaded and regular milkshakes, stackers, soft serve cones, and Cinnamon Apple Pie. A walk-up window is also available. See Details
Redbone Willy's Trading Company Redbone Willy's Trading Co. serves up traditional deli style fare. Choose from menu options like sandwiches, wraps, hotdogs, burgers, salads, homemade ice cream, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the house favorite Beast of Burden Sandwich with bacon, spinach, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, olives, red onions, fresh tomato, asiago, havarti, mozzarella, and fresh basil. Redbone Willy's also offers a number of vegetarian friendly options, like the Graveyard Sandwich with fresh tomato, onion, spinach, garlic cream cheese spread, mozzarella, tomato pesto, and fresh basil. Redbone Willy's Trading Co. is open daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm (hours are subject to change, so call ahead!) See Details
Icey Freez Walk-up restaurant serving burgers, hot dogs, fries, ice cream, and frozen treats. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. The Lenoir Mulberry Rec Center has a covered picnic area just across the street. See Details
Bella Torte Bistro & Charlie's Pub This unique eatery offers guests a bistro-style eatery and bakery that sits directly atop a British-style pub. Choose from a wide variety of menu options including eggs benedict, French toast, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, wraps, burgers, tacos, poultry, seafood, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cold beer and an order of Ahi Tuna with Asian slaw, soy glaze, and wasabi. Next, chow down on the Shrimp and Grits with tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach, red peppers, sundried tomatoes, and a vodka cream sauce. Bella Torte Bistro and Charlie's Pub is open Tuesday through Wednesday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Thursday from 11:00am to 12:00am, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00am, and Sunday from 11:00am to 3:00pm. See Details
Myra's Myra's is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 10:00pm, Saturday from 9:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 10:00pm. This American eatery serves up a variety of traditional diner style menu options inlcuding wings, burgers, sandwiches, hotdogs, salads, soups, chicken tenders, barbecue plates, and more. Grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. Cool down on a hot summer day with one of their ice cream floats! See Details
Cook Out Cook Out is a dog-friendly restaurant serving fresh, never frozen hamburgers to Lincolnton locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Cook Out can head to one of its three outdoor tables to indulge in a milkshake alongside Fido. The restaurant's menu is made up of hot dogs, bbq, burgers, chicken dishes, corn dogs, quesadillas, hushpuppies, fries, and more. Forty plus premium milkshakes are available to top off your meal in flavors such as Peanut Butter Banana, Hi-C Punch, Chocolate Cobbler, and Reese's Cup. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Cook Out Cook Out is a dog-friendly restaurant serving fresh, never frozen hamburgers to Lenoir locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Cook Out can head to one of its one outdoor table to indulge in a milkshake alongside Fido. The restaurant's menu is made up of hot dogs, bbq, burgers, chicken dishes, corn dogs, quesadillas, hushpuppies, fries, and more. Forty plus premium milkshakes are available to top off your meal in flavors such as Peanut Butter Banana, Hi-C Punch, Chocolate Cobbler, and Reese's Cup. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details