Dog Friendly Restaurants in Aiken, SC

There are 32 pet friendly restaurants in Aiken 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 Aiken. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate
The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the large patio at this restaurant in Downtown Aiken. The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate serves Southern cuisine in a refurbished horse stable setting. Begin the meal with an order of crispy wonton eggrolls filled with mustard-based barbecue pulled pork, collard greens, and white rice served with a peach dipping sauce. For the main course, choose from shrimp and grits, spice-brined roast chicken breast dipped in Alabama white barbecue sauce served with black-eyed peas and parmesan spoonbread, or red snapper with Charleston red rice and local greens. A full bar is available for drinks to accompany the meal. The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate is open seasonally (March - December) Tuesday through Saturday at 5pm; reservations are recommended. See Details
Pet Friendly Apizza di Napoli
Apizza di Napoli Authentic wood-fired Neapolitan Pizzeria serves pizza with soft crust, real tomato sauce, and creamy Buffalo mozzarella. Apizza also offers olive oil based pies, fresh salads, meatballs and sauce, fried ravioli, and spicy sausage bites. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
New Moon Cafe New Moon Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am to 6:00pm, and Sunday from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Enjoy a variety of options off of their diverse menu, including bagels, pastries, paninis, salads, and more. Bring Fido along and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Try their Pigs in Zen panini, with crispy bacon, granny smith apple, and cheddar, and grilled with a smoky-sweet roasted onion mayo. See Details
Casa Bella Bring your dog to sit among the azaleas on the outdoor patio at this Italian restaurant in Aiken. Casa Bella serves pasta, grilled certified Angus steaks, and seafood paired with wine and drinks from the full bar. The menu features appetizers of stuffed mushrooms, bruschetta, a bowl of minestrone soup, Caprese salad, and jumbo lump crab cocktail. For the main course choose veal saltimbocca over angel hair pasta, linguine with sausage and peppers, grilled rosemary chicken with risotto and vegetables, or lobster ravioli in a sherry cream sauce. Casa Bella is open daily for dinner from 5pm until 10pm. See Details
Mellow Mushroom The founders of Mellow Mushroom opened their first restaurant because they saw pizza baking as an art form and wanted to offer other people the chance to enjoy their art. Mellow Mushroom on Bee Ln is home to fifteen pet-friendly tables outside, so you can bring Fido with you to enjoy a specialty pie, calzone, hoagie, or salad. One of their most popular pies is the Holy Shiitake Pie, an olive oil and garlic base, shiitake, button, portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, mozzarella, and Mont Amore, finished with a garlic aioli swirl and a spritz of black truffle oil. See Details
What's Cookin' Downtown What's Cookin' Downtown is open Monday through Wednesday from 7:00am to 7:00pm, Thursday through Friday from 7:00am to 9:00pm, and Saturday from 8:00am to 9:00pm. This small eatery serves up breakfast and lunch menu options like french toast, grits, pancakes, salads, sandwiches, burgers, hotdogs, and more. Snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. Try their seasonal Tomato Pie, made by filling a flaky pie crust with slices of fresh, ripe tomatoes, green onion slivers, and pimiento cheese. For something a bit more substantial, try the Chicken-Fried Steak sandwich - hand breaded and fried cube steak, served on a soft bun with lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayo! See Details
Sonic Drive-In If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead! See Details
AnShu Asian Cafe AnShu Asian Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 3:30pm to 9:00pm. AnShu is happy to serve up fresh and authentic Asian cuisine like pad thai, General Tso's chicken, udon noodle soup, lomein, and more. Sit outside with your beloved pooch at one of AnShu's pet-friendly tables. Try the ginger salmon dish, a local favorite. It's made with salmon and fresh ginger steamed to perfection, topped with scallions and a drizzle of soy sauce over a bed of steamed mixed veggies, and finished with a splash of sizzling hot oil. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available such as tofu kabobs, made with flavorful marinated tofu served over garlic string beans. See Details
Grumpy's Sports Pub Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at Grumpy's Sports Pub. This bar has 36 beers on tap and serves a full bar. In addition to great drinks, Grumpy's serves awesome appetizers like double IPA cheese dip served with fried pita, mini corndogs, fried pickles, and over 20 flavors of hot wings. Oyster baskets, fish and chips, chicken tenders and fries, and hearty salads are also available. Grumpy's Sports Pub is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Thursday from 11am until midnight, Friday through Sunday from 11am until 2am. See Details
Malia's Dogs are welcome in the outdoor courtyard at Malia's in Downtown Aiken. Patrons with pets will just need to leave the dog outside while they let inform the hostess that they'd like a dog-friendly table outside. Malia's serves contemporary American cuisine at lunch and dinner. The lunch menu changes daily and the dinner menu is updated monthly. Representative menu items include pork scallopini with sauteed shiitake mushrooms and spinach, seared scallops, beer-braised beef short rib, and shrimp linguine. Malia's has a full bar. Malia's Restaurant is open Tuesday from 11:30am until 2:15pm, Wednesday through Saturday from 11:30 until 2:15, and 5:15pm until 9pm. See Details
The Village Cafe Located in The Village at Woodside community, The Village Cafe serves fresh breakfast, lunch, and desserts in a casual deli style setting with dog-friendly outside seating. A menu of flavorful favorites includes hot and cold coffee drinks, muffins, bagels, soup, salads, and hearty sandwiches such as smoked salmon BLTs, roasted pork Italian dips, and International grilled cheese. Dogs can join their owners on the outdoor patio, weather permitting. The Village Cafe is open 7:30am to 4pm Monday through Wednesday, 7:30am to 8pm Thursday through Saturday, and is closed Sunday. See Details
Magnolia Magnolia is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:30pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm. Magnolia utilizes fresh and organic ingredients, bringing health and flavor to the forefront. Let Fido tag along and you can grab a seat at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables. Choose from a variety of options like soup, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, salmon, pasta, and more. For lunch, try their Magnolia burger - a handcrafted local grass-fed beef patty, seasoned & grilled and served with buttermilk bluecheese dressing, aioli, arugula and tomato on a toasted brioche bun. For dinner, dig into something a bit heartier, like their Spaghetti Squash Marinara - organic, roasted spaghetti squash over a bed of organic spinach topped with their house-made marinara, portabella mushrooms and your choice of crispy fried organic eggplant or hand-mademeatballs with melted Italian cheeses. See Details
Ridgecrest Coffee Bar Ridgecrest Coffee Bar is open daily from 5:00am to 5:00pm. Stop in for a smooth, hot cup of Joe and sit outside with your pooch at one of their pet-friendly tables. This coffeeshop with an urban vibe serves up a variety of interesting sandwiches, delicious breakfast paninis, and fresh baked pastries. See Details
The Willcox Restaurant The Willcox Restaurant located at the Willcox Hotel offers a casual fine dining experience in the trappings of Southern charm. There are several pet-friendly seating options both on the front porch and around the pool. The restaurant serves lunch, dinner, brunch, and small bites for almost any time of the day. Some of the most popular mains include the New York strip steak and the salmon filet. Brunch is served Sunday from 9am to 3pm with plates like chilled gazpacho, mussels, and chilaquiles. The lobby bar also offers a huge selection of handcrafted cocktails, beer, wine, and coffee. The Willcox Restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm and Sunday from 9:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
City Billiards City Billiards is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm, and serves up simple but delicious American fare. Choose from a variety of options including salads, fried mushrooms, jalapeno poppers, sandwiches, burgers, hotdogs, nachos, and more. If Fido decides to tag along for the day, grab a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal al fresco. See Details
Salsa's Mex-Mex Grill Salsa's Mex-Mex Grill is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Salsa's offers a variety of typical Mexican style dishes like tacos, burritos, enchiladas, taco salads, quesadillas, fajitas, and more. A house favorite is their Guacamole Casero, which is their in-house guacamole that is made tableside while you watch. See Details
Wing Place Bring your dog to this Aiken pub to sit outside at a picnic table. As their name implies, WingPlace is well-known for their chicken wings. Start by choosing between boneless and regular, bone-in wings. Then choose between dry rub or wet, sauced wings. Popular sauces and rubs include garlic parmesan, wang wang Asian, traditional, and lemon pepper. In addition to wings, the menu also features fried chicken tenders, entree salads, fried seafood platters, sandwiches, and burgers. WingPlace has a full bar and features live entertainment or trivia weekly. WingPlace is open Monday through Saturday from 11am until 10pm. See Details
La Dolce Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this bakery. La Dolce is a gourmet bakery in Aiken that serves sweet and savory baked goods alongside cups of artisan coffee and loose leaf tea. Come in for a treat like a lemon-blueberry tart, coconut macaroon, turtle brownie, or cupcake. At breakfast, La Dolce serves biscuit sandwiches filled with eggs, cheddar cheese, and a choice of ham, sausage, or bacon. They also serve savory and fruit crepes, baked french toast, and pancakes in the morning. For lunch, order a gourmet sandwich, bowl of soup, or a crisp romaine salad topped with cranberries and La Dolce's chicken salad. La Dolce is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8am until 4pm. See Details
Marble Slab Creamery Marble Slab Creamery on S Aiken Ln is home to five dog-friendly tables. If you're looking for super-premium ice cream mixed with a bunch of fresh toppings, such as fruits, nuts, and candies, then you've come to the right place. Their main menu includes a banana pudding, chocolate raspberry, cinnamon, dark chocolate, pumpkin cheesecake, caramel apple, and peanut butter banana. The unusual toppings on the menu include granola, hot caramel, mint patties, peppermint, and Pop Rocks. 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
Shane's Rib Shack Shane's Rib Shack on Whiskey Road has three pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to sit with your dog. This BBQ joint has a simple menu with smokey and sweet options like chopped chicken, pulled pork, and ribs, plus smoked wings, tenders, and half-pound burgers. To go along with your BBQ, Shane's Rib Shack has nearly a dozen sides like sweet potato fries, baked beans, and cole slaw. If you save any room for dessert, there is freshly baked Peach Cobbler and brownies. 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
Margarita's Mexican Restaurant Margarita's Mexican Restaurant specializes in authentic cuisine from south of the border. There are several dog-friendly tables outside on the sidewalk seating. True to their name, the restaurant serves several specialty mixed drinks with an extra emphasis on margaritas. You'll also find tacos, queso, and nachos. They also provide a unique selection of crepes and coffee if you're in the mood for a French snack. Margarita's is open daily from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Baskin-Robbins The world's largest chain of ice cream shops, Baskin-Robbins is a dog-friendly sweet shop serving Aiken locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Baskin-Robbins can head to one of its outdoor tables to indulge in a cone alongside their canine companion. Its menu is made up of cups, cones, sundaes, warm desserts, parfaits, mix-ins, cakes, and polar pizzas. Baskin-Robbins' ice cream flavors include Chocolate Almond, Cotton Candy, Gold Medal Ribbon, Peanut Butter 'n Chocolate, Rainbow Sherbet, and more. 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 Aiken, 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
Takosushi Takosushi, located in Aiken, SC, is a casual Asian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious Mexican-Asian fusion. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Takosushi is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 11pm, and Saturday fromn 4pm to 11pm. See Details