Dog Friendly Barbecue Restaurants in the United States

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 barbecue spots in the United States that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Salt Lick
Salt Lick Salt Lick is a BBQ lover's dream, offering delicious barbecue in a warm atmosphere that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Choose from succulent options such as brisket, pork ribs, sausage, whole chicken, and turkey, plus yummy pecan pie and peach cobbler for dessert. Open daily 11am to 10pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q
Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q Fill up your tank and stomach at Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q, a combination gas station, grocery store, and barbecue eatery. Rudy's serves wood-fired, slow-cooked, and dry-rubbed meats in a casual, open space that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables in the back. Choose from a succulent selection that includes moist brisket, turkey breast, St. Louis ribs, jalapeno sausage, and spicy pork chops. Opens at 6am Monday through Saturday and 7am on Sunday. See Details
Salty Sues Stop in to Salty Sue's and fix yourself a plate of succulent BBQ and tasty sides like potato salad, baked beans, mac & cheese, and fire roasted corn. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs.



See Details
Buffalo Wild Wings Buffalo Wild Wings serves traditional bar food and allows dogs on the outdoor patio. Bowls of water will be provided. See Details
Smoke on the Water Smoke on the Water is a fashionable, dog-friendly barbecue restaurant and tavern next to Falls Park on the Reedy River in downtown Greenville, SC. There is a large, patio area with several umbrella tables where you can dine al fresco with Fido in tow, when the patio is open. The menu includes fried pearl oysters, Brunswick stew, shrimp salad, pulled pork sandwiches, oyster po'boys, and chocolate mousse pie. Call ahead to confirm the patio is open during cool weather and extreme heat. See Details
Two Bros BBQ Market A great BBQ joint with a large outdoor patio and playground for the kids. Just minutes away from the McAllister Dog Park just off 281. Dogs must be friendly, on a leash, and comfortable around children. Take dogs to patio by way of outside gate near front door. Open 11am to 9pm daily. See Details
Central BBQ Central BBQ is dog friendly! Central slow-smokes their ribs, pork, chicken, turkey, beef brisket, sausage, and bologna. Premium meats are rubbed with a secret combination of dry spices, marinated for 24 hours, then smoked low and slow in the pit over a combination of hickory and pecan woods. Be sure to try all of their BBQ sauces, too. Live music on the porch rounds adds to the appeal. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Edley's Bar-B-Que Delicious BBQ, tacos, and sandwiches with a dog-friendly outdoor patio that is covered and heated in the winter. See Details
The Blu Pig Smoked BBQ and live Blues music. Covered patio is dog friendly, weather permitting. See Details
Luellas BBQ Fantastic BBQ spot in Asheville. They have a shaded and screened-in patio area where families and their dogs can dine together. Try the chile rubbed beef brisket. See Details
Stuttgarden Tavern on the Strand Stuttgarden serves burgers, sandwiches, and entrees like bangers & mash and German meatballs. Plus, plenty of foreign and domestic beers on tap. See Details
Smokey Canyon BBQ Smokey Canyon BBQ offers succulent, Southern inspired barbecue dishes, a warm and friendly dining atmosphere, and patio seating that welcomes well-behaved dogs. Menu includes St. Louis style ribs, deep fried catfish, classic BBQ sampler platter, Angus beef burgers, pulled pork sandwiches, smoked turkey paninis, and traditional sides such as baked beans, collard greens, and potato salad. See Details
Danna's BBQ & Burger Shop Danna's BBQ & Burger Shop specializes in traditional BBQ smoked over fresh hickory wood in a casual setting that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Choose from an array of succulent meats, including pulled pork, grilled sausage, ribs, and chicken, plus hearty burgers and sandwiches. Opens at 10:30am Monday thru Saturday; closed Sunday. See Details
Jim and Nick's BBQ Jim an Nick's serves succulent southern BBQ and offers dog-friendly outdoor tables. Sample classic pulled pork, Carolina style pork, beef brisket, hot sausage, and smoked chicken or turkey, plus barbecue sandwiches, burgers, loaded baked potatoes, and combo plates. See Details
Flat Rock Wood Room Flat Rock Wood Room serves award-winning North Carolina barbecue, wood-fired pizzas, and a large selection of local beer, ciders, and wine. Dogs are welcome on the covered patio! A member of the staff will be happy to bring your dog a water bowl, too. See Details
50 West Brewing Co. A local brewery offering a wide variety of delicious craft beers. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the patio. See Details
Cowgirl BBQ Cowgirl serves up BBQ, steak, ans Tex-Mex favorites. Nightly music on the dog-friendly outdoor patio. See Details
Bull's Smokin' BBQ Casual dining, succulent BBQ, and very dog friendly. They have a spacious patio area with sun shade where you can enjoy your food while Fido gnaws on a tasty beef bone. See Details
Satchmo's Satchmo's in Flagstaff, AZ, is a dog-friendly BBQ and Cajun joint where Fido is welcome to join you on the closed-in outdoor seating area. The menu includes cast-iron cornbread (made in-house daily), scratch made soups and stocks, and barbecue that is paired with hand-blended rubs and then slow-smoked over carefully selected wood. See Details
Seoul Food Meat Co. Seoul Food Meat Co. in Charlotte, NC is a very dog-friendly Southern BBQ restaurant with unique Korean inspiration. The restaurant even has a covered dog park onsite that is a part of the restaurant next to the outdoor bar where your dog can play! Dogs are also welcome to join you at one of the outdoor tables while you dine on BBQ meats. From beef, to pork, and chicken- even fish, Seoul Food Meat Co. has you covered. Korean wings (available in chicken or tofu) and hearty sides like Ramen Mac N' Cheese, Sriracha Cracklins, Kimchi Mayo Slaw, and Soy-Pickled Deviled Eggs. Seoul Food Meat Co. is open Monday through Wednesday from 11:30am to 2:30pm, then 4pm to 12am, Thursday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm, then 4pm to 2am, Saturday from 11:30am to 2am, and Sunday from 11:30am to 12am. See Details
12 Bones BBQ Succulent chicken, pork, and beef BBQ, plus plenty of tasty sides like jalapeno cheese grits, smoked potato salad, and pickled okra. Outdoor picnic tables allow dogs.


See Details
Blue Pit BBQ & Whiskey Bar Blue Pit BBQ in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore serves tasty BBQ, over 100 American whiskeys, and a large selection of beer. The award-winning patio offers plenty of dog-friendly seating, complete with water bowls and dog treats. Make sure you check out the BARCS Adoptable Dogs photos decorating the inside bar area. See Details
The Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint The Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint is a dog-friendly spot located in Ocean Springs, MS. Guests are welcome to order with Fido at the outside bar and take a seat at a picnic bench while you await your meal. The Shed serve delicious barbecued meats, sandwiches and tasty sides. See Details
Johnny's BBQ Olathe As seen on �Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives� on Food Network, Johnny�s BBQ serves up tender, hickory-smoked meats like brisket, pork, sausage, and ribs, plus sandwiches, wraps, chili, burnt ends, platters, and more. Featuring three dog-friendly tables, Johnny�s is the perfect place to bring Fido along for a barbecue feast! Try a Full Slab of Kansas City-style ribs with bread and a pickle, or go for the Spicy Chicken Bar-B-Q Wrap with a jalapeno cheese wrap, jalapenos, cheese, and hot sauce! Don�t miss the fan-favorite Burnt Ends. Johnny�s BBQ is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 7:00pm. See Details