Dog Friendly Bakeries in North Carolina

No need to leave Fido in the hotel room when you want to grab a bite! No matter where you're headed, we can point you towards great bakeries in North Carolina that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly West End Bakery & Cafe
West End Bakery & Cafe A West Asheville staple for over 15 years, West End Bakery & Cafe offers fresh-baked goods in a warm and welcoming environment with dog-friendly outdoor seating. In addition to several varieties of daily breads, the cafe menu features cinnamon rolls, scones, muffins, sausage biscuits, bagels with cream cheese, homemade soups, crisp salads, and hot and cold signature sandwiches. Open 7:30am to 6pm during the week and 8am to 3pm on weekends. See Details
Pet Friendly Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe
Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe Sweet and savory "handcrafted edibles" are the Well-Bred Bakery's specialty. Conveniently nestled in historic Biltmore Village, the Asheville Well-Bred is the second location to go along with the original in Weaverville, North Carolina. Yummy pastries, delectable cakes, gourmet croissant sandwiches, fresh salads, and a variety of roasted coffees are proof that the mouth-watering menu has something for everyone. Fido can join in on the fun at one of the cafe's outdoor patio tables. See Details
Flat Rock Village Bakery Flat Rock Village Bakery is a great place for wood-fired pizzas, sandwiches, soups, salads, and fresh breads/pastries. The outdoor deck is very dog-friendly. Superb coffee, too. 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
Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe The original Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe is located just ten minutes north of Asheville in the quaint town of Weaverville, North Carolina. Sample everything from chocolate mousse, coconut cream pie, chicken salad croissant sandwiches, and organic French roast coffee. Be it lunch, dinner, dessert, or a light snack, the Well-Bred Bakery can satisfy most appetites. With plenty of dog-friendly outdoor seating available, this award-winning cafe is a perfect spot to bring Fido. See Details
French Broad Chocolate Lounge Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this handmade chocolate shop serving coffee and desserts. French Broad Chocolate Lounge serves locally churned ice cream, locally brewed beers, drinking chocolate, and regionally roasted coffee. Menu items include chocolate truffles, brownies, flourless chocolate cake, and caramels. French Broad Chocolate Lounge is open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 11pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - midnight. See Details
Sugar Island Bakery Sugar Island Bakery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 3:30pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. This family-owned-and-operated eatery offers a variety of sweet treats crafted with local ingredients including cakes, cupcakes, pies, jam bars, pound cakes, cookies, coffee concoctions, and more. Let Fido tag along with you to this pet friendly establishment! He is more than welcome to come inside with you while you place your order,then you can find a seat at one of their pet-friendly tables outdoors. Try their Vodka Raspberry cake - a vanilla bean cake filled with raspberry jam and frosted with raspberry vodka frosting. See Details
Sunflour Baking Company For a delicious bakery, check out Sunflour Baking Company, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a treat on a beautiful day. Sunflour is an exhibition bakery, meaning that there is a window to the kitchen where you can watch the bakers as they work. They pride themselves on baking all of their products daily from scratch using no artificial flavorings or preservatives. Try a croissant with a cup of organic coffee or a sandwich, and make sure to check out the vegan and gluten free items if you have dietary restrictions. Sunflour donates many of their unsold baked goods to the Salvation Army at the end of the day. See Details
Maxie B's Bakery This dessert café with its quaint, dog-friendly patio, cozy fireplaces, delectable menu, and spacious tables make it a popular gathering spot in Greensboro. Choose from a wide variety of decadent treats, including layer and fruity cakes, cupcakes, pies, cookies, brownies, and bars, plus special doggie delights just for Fido. Opens at 11am on Monday, 10am Tuesday through Saturday, and 1pm on Sunday. See Details
Ivory Road Cafe and Kitchen Dogs are welcome at three outdoor tables at this bakery cafe serving breakfast, lunch, cakes, and cupcakes. Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen's breakfast menu features slices of quiche, yogurt and granola parfaits, and breakfast skillets. At lunchtime, soups and sandwiches are on offer in addition to smoothies. Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen is open Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm. See Details
Camino Bakery Camino Bakery is open Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 11:00pm, Friday from 7:00am to 12:00am, Saturday from 8:00am to 12:00am, and Sunday from 8:00am to 8:00pm. This cozy coffeehouse and bakery serve up fresh pastries, cakes, sandwiches, quiche, foccaccia, and more, as well as some truly unique coffee and tea concoctions. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you sip on Lavender Iced Chai with chai, cinnamon, lavender, and milk. Or for something more refreshing, try the Elderflower Spritzer with San Pellegrino, lime, mint and elderflower. For a bite to eat, order the Maine sandwich with pickled beets, smoked eggplant, garlic mayo, arugula, and feta cheese. Be aware that their menu changes daily, so expect to try new things each time you're there! See Details
Geraldine's Bakery Fresh baked goods made daily, such as doughnuts, danish, pastries, cookies, bagels, and pies. Outside umbrella tables are dog friendly. See Details
Duck Donuts Duck Donuts, located at N Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, 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 benches 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
Savory Plum Cafe & Bakery For a great place for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even just a midday treat, check out Savory Plum Cafe & Bakery, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a nice day. Savory Plum serves a vide variety of baked goods, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and even chili, and they pride themselves on using unbleached flour and ingredients with no MSG or trans fats. Try the bacon jam and gruyere panini or mac and cheese, and pair it with one of the coffee and espresso drinks. See Details
Filo Dogs are welcome four outdoor tables at this bakery cafe. Filo serves fresh breads, beignets, pastries, and hand-made chocolates, Greek desserts, and a variety of coffee and tea drinks. At lunch, personal pizzas, hummus, tabouli, spanokopita, quiche, chicken salad, soup, and Greek yogurt are available. Stop in for those late night cravings, too! Filo is open Monday - Friday 7am - midnight, Saturday 8am - midnight, Sunday 8am - 5pm. See Details
The Peppered Cupcake The Peppered Cupcake is open Sunday through Monday from 10:00am to 6:00pm, and Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. This gourmet cupcakery located in downtown Wilmington serves up delicious and unique flavor combinations that patrons rave about. Choose from options ranging from Turtle (flaky brownie cake with vanilla buttercream frosting, fresh caramel, fresh ganache, and spicy pecans) to the TPC (a vanilla cupcake topped with green pepper jelly and jalapenos). Fido is more than welcome to join you as you inhale your sweet and spicy treat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor benches. Don't worry about getting addicted to these delicious cakes, as they now offer shipping! See Details
La Dolce Vita Bakery Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this coffee shop. La Dolce Vita Bakery serves coffee and espresso drinks alongside baked goods and gelato. La Dolce Vita Bakery is open Monday - Wednesday 7:30am - 6pm, Thursday - Friday 7:30am - 8pm, Saturday 8am - 8pm, Sunday 8:30am - 6pm. See Details
Nova's Bakery If you're tired of bakeries with old, stale products, check out Nova's Bakery, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a treat on a beautiful day. Nova's prides themselves on baking all of their bread fresh every day using all natural and organic ingredients. Sip a cup of coffee or tea, especially their extremely popular chai, and try one of the tasty treats like the princess doughnut. See Details
Dough New York Style Bakery If you've been looking for a perfect bakery from which to buy some sweets, check out Dough New York Style Bakery, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a treat on a beautiful day. Dough is run by a highly trained and experienced pastry chef from New York, and all of the baked goods are made from scratch in-house every day using completely fresh ingredients. Check out the bagels, or go for a cookie, cake, or mini pie. If you like what you taste, Dough is also available for special orders and catering. See Details
Orange Blossom Bakery & Cafe Orange Blossom Bakery & Cafe, located in Buxton, NC, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including breakfast sandwiches, burritos, cakes, pastries, muffins, donuts, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Orange Blossom Bakery & Cafe is open daily from 6:30am to 11pm. See Details
Abeja's House Cafe Dogs are allowed at outdoor tables when the weather is warm at Abeja?s House Cafe. Serving breakfast and lunch, this restaurant serves Latin-inspired food made with healthy ingredients. Menu items include breakfast sandwiches on homemade croissants, huevos rancheros, salads, ranchero hamburgers, and soups. The restaurant specializes freshly baked breads and desserts including tres leches cake, Italian Cream cake, pound cake, muffins, cookies, and chocolate marble cheesecake. Abeja's House Cafe is open daily from 7am - 3pm. See Details
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
City Bakery Dogs are welcome on the dog-friendly patio at this bakery cafe in North Asheville. City Bakery serves breakfast sandwiches on cheddar-scallion biscuits, homemade soups, fresh-baked pastries and artisan bread, bagels, salads, and deli sandwiches. City Bakery is open Monday - Friday 7 am ? 6 pm, Saturday 8 am ? 6 pm, Sun 8 am ? 4 pm. See Details
Sweet Destinations a Travel Cafe Anyone with both a sweet tooth and the travel bug will love Sweet Destinations- A Travel Cafe, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day, as well as a travel agency on-site. Grab one of their freshly baked goods and gourmet cookie dough, or order a selection from their breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu, which includes salads and sandwiches. While you're eating, you can work on planning your next big trip! (But remember to call BringFido for help finding pet-friendly places to go.) See Details