Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Raleigh, NC

There are 57 pet friendly American restaurants in Raleigh that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide 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 Raleigh. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Clouds Brewing
Clouds Brewing An American restaurant with a European flare. A completely open space with garage doors that opens to a large patio perfect for you and your furry friend! Don't let the hot weather get you down we have 85 beer, a full bar and great features to keep you cool! See Details
Pet Friendly Plates Neighborhood Kitchen
Plates Neighborhood Kitchen Enjoy international dishes with local ingredients and Southern flair. Dogs are allowed on the patio and will be treated to a bowl of fresh water. See Details
Relish Cafe & Bar If you've been looking for fantastic modern Southern comfort food, check out Relish Cafe & Bar, which has eleven pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a nice day. Relish serves traditional Southern recipes made with modern ingredients and methods. They use all fresh, locally sourced ingredients to ensure the highest quality meal possible. Try their mac and cheese skillets, or go for a gourmet grilled cheese like The Carolinian, stuffed with pulled pork, slaw, American and pepper jack cheese on rye bread. Make sure to pair it with one of their classic cocktails. A gluten sensitive menu is available. See Details
The Flying Biscuit Cafe The Flying Biscuit Cafe is known for serving traditional Southern breakfasts and hearty lunch and dinner fare in a casual setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Savor delicious offerings like biscuit Benedicts, turkey hash, steak and eggs, buttermilk pancakes, fried green tomatoes, oven fried BLT salad, pimento grilled cheese, and shrimp po'boys. Open seven days a week 7am to 9pm. See Details
Piper's Tavern Typical Irish pub atmosphere with a diverse menu of traditional dishes plus Italian & American fare. Outside seating welcomes dogs. See Details
The Station at Person St The Station at Person Street is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 12:00am, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00am. This American style eatery serves up a variety of menu options including soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. Start with an order of the bacon habanero pimiento cheese dip, served with pita points. Bring Fido along while you enjoy them, and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Be sure to check the weekly Chef's Specials to look for your entree. One of the rotating specials is the Station Grinder, with grilled salami and ham, banana peppers, black olives, lettuce, tomato, onion, and oil and vinegar on Cuban bread, served with seasoned potato wedges. See Details
Wild Wing Cafe Best wings in Raleigh! Nice, huge outdoor patio! See Details
High Park Bar & Grill American classics such as burgers, sandwiches, wings, beef stewi, meatloaf, and fish fry. Covered outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Tupelo Honey Cafe Shaded patio seating is dog friendly, and water bowls and treats are available at Tupelo Honey Cafe in Raleigh, NC. Tupelo's inventive and Southern inspired menu includes peach poblano pork ribs, fried green tomatoes, Charleston chicken sandwiches, and 'Not Your Mama's' meatloaf. See Details
Humble Pie Humble Pie, located in Raleigh, NC, is a modern tapas-style restaurant 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. Humble Pie is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5pm to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 5pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 2pm. See Details
Kings North Hills Kings offers classic American comfort food with a twist. Craveable appetizers include hand-formed Buffalo wontons, house-made fried mac and cheese bites and many other delights. The entree portion of the menu ranges from hand-pressed fresh and juicy premium burgers, crisp salads and grilled steak tips to pan-seared sea scallops and house-smoked baby back ribs. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Barry's Cafe Barry's Cafe is a family-friendly eatery that serves up your typical, delicious diner fare. Choose from menu options including egg platters, omelettes, French toast, waffles, pancakes, burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for breakfast and get the Spinach Omelet with mushrooms, tomatoes, and baby spinach, topped with goat cheese. Or drop in for lunch and try the Jalapeno BLT with thick slices of jalapeno bacon, ripe tomato, lettuce, and mayo on a sweet pretzel roll, served with your choice of potato chips, coleslaw, or applesauce. Barry's Cafe is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30am to 3:00pm, and Sunday from 8:00am to 2:30pm. See Details
Poppyseed Market Poppyseed Market is a lively bistro in Raleigh, NC serving American sandwiches, salads, and entrees with a deli counter, wine bar, and dog-friendly outdoor seating area. Please note table service is only offered during dinner, so Fido will have to remain outside while you place your lunch order at the counter. See Details
NOFO Cafe For anyone looking for delicious locally sourced meal, the award winning NOFO Cafe is just the place. They have eight pet-friendly outdoor tables on their deck, where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. NOFO prides themselves on sourcing their foods and ingredients from local farmers and food artisans, and would be happy to tell you where your food came from. Stop by for brunch and try the famous Bloody Mary or eggs benedict, or come for lunch and dinner and try the sandwiches, burgers, salads, and entrees like the pan fried North Carolina trout. Reservations are recommended but not required. See Details
BurgerFi Serving certified American Angus burgers, free of antibiotics, hormones, and steroids, BurgerFi is a dog-friendly restaurant in Raleigh. Visitors to BurgerFi with Fido in tow can head to one of its twenty outdoor tables to dig into a heap of hand-cut fries and sip on a natural cane soda in the sunshine. The burger restaurant's menu is made up of burgers on both buns and crisp, hand-cut lettuce, hot dogs, onion rings and French Fries with toppings such as parmesan and herb, chili and cheese, cajun seasoning, and salt and vinegar. It also includes shakes and custard concretes. Craft beer and wine are available to wash it all down. 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
First Watch First Watch, located in Raleigh, is a casual cafe-style eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Chile Chorizo Omelette filled with chorizo, avocado, green chilies, roasted onions, cheddar, Monterey jack, sour cream, and house-made pico de gallo. Or go for the Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict - two poached eggs atop toasted ciabatta, topped with wild Alaskan smoked Sockeye salmon, red onion, tomato, and hollandaise, served with lightly dressed organic mixed greens. If you're stopping by for lunch, chow down on the Roast Beef and Havarti Sandwich with roast beef, horseradish Havarti, house-roasted onions, tomato, and lemon-dressed arugula on grilled parmesan-crusted sourdough, served with a side of horseradish sauce. See Details
Char-Grill Char-Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant serving award-winning burgers, with the motto, 'Simpler Times, Simpler Choices,' to Raleigh locals and tourists alike. The grill offers three outdoor tables to dog owners with Fido in tow wanting to dig into a hamburger piled with a charcoal grilled patty, melted cheese, crispy lettuce, and juicy tomatoes. Char-Grill's menu is made up of dishes such as a Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hot Dogs, a Bar-B-Que Sandwich, Half Pound Hamburger Steak Sandwich, and more. Milkshakes and ice-cold drinks are available to wash it all down. 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
Anvil's Cheesesteaks Anvil's Cheesesteaks, located in the Swift Creek Shopping Center in Raleigh, NC, serves up a wide variety of cheesesteak sandwiches and hoagies. Stop by with Fido in tow and snag a seat at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables (enough to seat twelve people) while you enjoy your meal. Try the classic Cheesesteak sandwich with fresh cut steak, American or aged provolone cheese, with or without fried onions. Or go with the Hot Big Italian sandwich with aged provolone, hot capicola, genoa salami, pesto ham, mortadella, shaved onion, and roasted red peppers, served with your choice of Anvil's pasta and potato salad, or chips. Anvil's Cheesesteaks is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 8:00pm. See Details
Wilson's Eatery Wilson's Eatery is a casual eatery in Raleigh, NC serving up fresh Southern-inspired favorites and craft beer from Lynnwood Brewing. Dogs are allowed to join you at outdoor tables in the beer garden. Wilson's Eatery is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm and Friday & Saturday from 11am to 10 pm. See Details
Braise Contemporary Southern Braise Contemporary Southern, located in the Marriott Hotel in Raleigh, NC, serves up delicious Southern style cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Choose from menu options like egg plates, French toast, omelettes, snacks, appetizers, soups, salads, small plates, sandwiches, chicken, seafood, beef, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with an order of the White Cheddar Grit Fries with roasted garlic aioli, and charred corn relish. Next, try the Lobster Mac and Cheese with cold water lobster, creamy white cheddar, asparagus, chives, and tobacco onions. Or if you prefer, sink your teeth into the Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich with jack cheese, applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, honey-chipotle glaze, and mayo on a toasted brioche bun, served with your choice of side (fries, sweet potato fries, BBQ chips, Carolina caviar, coleslaw, roasted beets, sweet pickle chips, or a kosher dill pickle.) Braise is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 10:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 7:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Char-Grill Char-Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant serving award-winning burgers, with the motto, 'Simpler Times, Simpler Choices,' to Raleigh locals and tourists alike. The grill offers six outdoor tables to dog owners with Fido in tow wanting to dig into a hamburger piled with a charcoal grilled patty, melted cheese, crispy lettuce, and juicy tomatoes. Char-Grill's menu is made up of dishes such as a Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hot Dogs, a Bar-B-Que Sandwich, Half Pound Hamburger Steak Sandwich, and more. Milkshakes and ice-cold drinks are available to wash it all down. 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
Groucho's Deli Groucho's Deli, located in Raleigh, 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 two 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
First Watch First Watch, located in Raleigh, is a casual cafe-style eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Chile Chorizo Omelette filled with chorizo, avocado, green chilies, roasted onions, cheddar, Monterey jack, sour cream, and house-made pico de gallo. Or go for the Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict - two poached eggs atop toasted ciabatta, topped with wild Alaskan smoked Sockeye salmon, red onion, tomato, and hollandaise, served with lightly dressed organic mixed greens. If you're stopping by for lunch, chow down on the Roast Beef and Havarti Sandwich with roast beef, horseradish Havarti, house-roasted onions, tomato, and lemon-dressed arugula on grilled parmesan-crusted sourdough, served with a side of horseradish sauce. See Details
HoneyBaked Ham HoneyBaked Ham, located in Raleigh, is a well-known eatery that serves up delicatessen-style dishes. Choose from menu options including soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Ham and Turkey Pesto Sandwich with ham, roasted turkey, provolone, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and pesto aioli on multigrain flatbread. Or go for the Ham Classic with ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, savory mayo, and hickory honey mustard on a flaky croissant. 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