Dog Friendly Bakeries in Durham, NC

There are 2 pet friendly bakeries in Durham that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 13 more nearby. 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 Durham. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Mad Hatter's Bakeshop & Cafe
Mad Hatter's Bakeshop & Cafe The Mad Hatter Bakeshop and Cafe serves up a variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu options, as well as freshly baked goods such as pastries, cakes, tarts, pies, cookies, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try their Wasabi Salmon Wrap with grilled salmon, avocado, seasoned rice, homemade Asian slaw, nori, toasted sesame seeds, and wasabi sauce in a tomato basil tortilla. For something a bit lighter, try the Fried Goat Cheese Salad with fried Holly Grove goat cheese over organic mixed greens, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, caramelized onion, and toasted almonds, with a citrus vinaigrette. Before you leave, try the house favorite Lemon Lattice cake - three layers of white cake filled with a fresh lemon curd and iced with white buttercream, then topped with more housemade lemon curd and beautiful buttercream latticework. The Mad Hatter is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Smallcakes Cupcakery
Smallcakes Cupcakery This sweet shop on Hope Valley Road has one pet-friendly outdoor table, so you can bring your dog along. Smallcakes Cupcakery specializes in cupcakes and small-batch ice cream. You'll find cupcake flavors like Pink Chocolate, Famous Red Velvet, and Birthday Cupcake. The ice cream is inspired and infused with cupcake flavors, including the 24 Karrot, with carrot cake cupcake, and Peanut Butter Cup. You can also combine cupcakes and ice cream in the signature Smash sundae. 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
La Farm Bakery This is a great little bakery, The owner is from France, and the food is wonderful. The sandwiches are great on homemade breads. Lots of pastries and breads to eat there or take home too. Wonderful coffee. They have a nice outdoor eating area that is dog friendly. Staff very nice, service is quick. Not sure of their exact hours, but know they open at breakfast and stay open most of the day. See Details
Night Kitchen Bakehouse and Cafe If you're looking for a great bakery, check out Night Kitchen Bakehouse and Cafe, which has one pet-friendly outdoor table where you and your dog can enjoy a treat on a beautiful day. They bake all of their bread and pastries from all-natural ingredients every day, so everything you get is perfectly fresh. Check out the bread schedule, so you know what's on the menu for that day, and make sure to try the seasonal treats, which are part of a rotating menu. Pair it all with a cup of Equal Exchange coffee or espresso, or one of their many teas. See Details
Sugarland Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this bakery. Sugarland serves baked sweets and desserts alongside frozen martinis, beer, wine, and coffee drinks. Sugarland is open Monday - Thursday 10am - 10pm, Friday 10am - 11pm, Saturday 9am - 11pm, Sunday noon - 9pm. See Details
Boulted Bread Boulted Bread is a small bakery located in Raleigh, NC, that serves up pastries and craft breads carefully prepared using organic, heirloom, and locally sourced grains. Choose from a variety of options including baguettes, levain (seeded or unseeded,) ciabatta, rye, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you satisfy the carb monster. Boulted Bread is open Wednesday through Friday from 7:00am to 6:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
Sugarland For anyone with a sweet tooth, Sugarland is the place to go. They have ten pet-friendly outdoor tables and pride themselves on being the most famous bakery in North Carolina. Sugarland sells anything you could imagine, from cupcakes and pastries to custom cakes and twenty-four flavors of gelato. They use fresh, local ingredients to create decadent treats, including gluten free options for people with dietary restrictions. Enjoy a cup of coffee from Oak City Roasters or check out their full bar and order a frozen martini. Come often, because Sugarland introduces new flavors every month. See Details
Great Harvest Bread Great Harvest Bread, located in Chapel Hill, is a casual bakery that serves up freshly-prepared goodies. Choose from menu options including breads, cookies, scones, bars, muffins, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your morning. Try one of their Cheddar Bacon Scones, a hot Cinnamon Roll, or even a Salted Caramel Cookie. Or take home a loaf of freshly-baked bread to use later (choose from Rosemary Garlic, Pumpkin Berry Swirl, Banana Nut, Old Fashioned White, Cinnamon Raisin Walnut, 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
Duck Donuts Duck Donuts, located at Wrenn Drive, Cary, is a unique joint that serves up made-to-order donuts along with a variety of menu options including coffee, sandwiches, sundaes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Try the Maple Bacon Donut topped with maple icing, bacon pieces, and a raspberry drizzle. Or go for the Vanilla Coconut topped with vanilla icing, shredded coconut, and a hot fudge drizzle. For something a bit more savory, chow down on the Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich! 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
Smallcakes Cupcakery This sweet shop on Parkside Main Street has one pet-friendly outdoor table, so you can bring your dog along. Smallcakes Cupcakery specializes in cupcakes and small-batch ice cream. You'll find cupcake flavors like Pink Chocolate, Famous Red Velvet, and Birthday Cupcake. The ice cream is inspired and infused with cupcake flavors, including the 24 Karrot, with carrot cake cupcake, and Peanut Butter Cup. You can also combine cupcakes and ice cream in the signature Smash sundae. 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
The Cupcake Shoppe The Cupcake Shoppe, located in Raleigh, NC, is a small batch bakery that uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients to prepare their delicious delicacies. Choose from menu options like cakes, cupcakes, macarons, whoopie pies, homemade marshmallows, rice crispy treats, ice cream sandwiches, cookies, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you satisfy that sweet tooth. Choose from cupcake flavors like Cookie Monster (vanilla cake with Oreo buttercream,) Lemon Zinger (vanilla cake with lemon curd injection and lemon buttercream,) You Mocha Me Crazy (dark chocolate cake with espresso buttercream,) and many more! The Cupcake Shoppe is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 8:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 8:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
Kilwin's Chocolates Dogs are allowed at Kilwin's Chocolates on Boulderstone Way, where they provide four pet-friendly outdoor tables. Even though the first Kilwin's opened in 1947, they still continue the tradition of offering confections and ice cream that are hand-made in their kitchen from premium ingredients and their old school recipes. The original ice cream recipes on offer include maple walnut, butter pecan, fudge brownie, cappuccino chocolate chip, and pumpkin pie. If you're not in the mood for a chilly treat, you can indulge in some creamy Mackinac Island Fudge created by the founders, Don and Katy Kilwin 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
Matthew's Chocolates Matthew's Chocolates serves up small batch artisan, hand-painted chocolates. Choose from delicacies crafted with fragrant essential oils and herb extracts and molded into rich, dark Belgian chocolate. Your pup is welcome to join you at one of their two small pet-friendly outdoor tables while you satisfy that sweet tooth (just be sure to keep the cacao away from Fido!) Matthew's Chocolates is open Monday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. See Details
Great Harvest Bread Great Harvest Bread, located in Cary, is a casual bakery that serves up freshly-prepared goodies. Choose from menu options including breads, cookies, scones, bars, muffins, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your morning. Try one of their Cheddar Bacon Scones, a hot Cinnamon Roll, or even a Salted Caramel Cookie. Or take home a loaf of freshly-baked bread to use later (choose from Rosemary Garlic, Pumpkin Berry Swirl, Banana Nut, Old Fashioned White, Cinnamon Raisin Walnut, 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
Escazu Artisan Chocolates Escazu Artisan Chocolates is a unique chocolatier where you can find a diverse assortment of chocolate truffles, drinks, and other treats. They have a few outdoor chairs and one table with dog-friendly seating in front of the restaurant. You'll find drinking chocolate with recipes going back to the 1600s as well as coffee, ice cream, and chocolate bars. They offer several dairy free options, too! Escazu is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details