Dog Friendly Restaurants in Apex, NC

There are 15 pet friendly restaurants in Apex 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 Apex. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Southern Peak Brewery
Southern Peak Brewery Southern Peak Brewery crafts a bevy of beer using innovative techniques and an array of flavorful ingredients in a casual neighborhood atmosphere with dog-friendly seating. Patrons can quench their thirst on a variety of lagers, ales, porters, and other seasonal brews. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join their both indoors and on the spacious patio. Southern Peak is open 4pm to 10pm Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 10:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 1pm to 7:30pm on Sunday. See Details
Pet Friendly Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant
Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant Dogs are welcome at eight tables at this family-friendly neighborhood pub. Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant serves lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, and offers dinner specials and live music several nights of the week. The menu includes Irish egg rolls, pimento cheese fritters, dill salmon salad, corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, shepherd's pie, and sliders. Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant is open Monday - Saturday 11am - midnight, Sunday 9am - midnight. See Details
The Provincial Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this Apex bar and grill. The Provincial serves New American cuisine, craft beer on draught and by the bottle or can, and wine by the glass or the bottle. Menu items include cheese plates, Chinese-spiced chicken wings, grilled Angus skirt steak with mashed potatoes and vegetables, tuna poke tacos, and shoestring onion rings served with cucumber ranch. The Provincial is open for lunch Monday - Friday 11:30am - 2pm, and dinner Monday - Thursday 4pm - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 4pm - 9:30pm, Sunday 4pm - 8pm. See Details
Salem Street Pub Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this bar and grill. Salem Street Pub is "home to the best burgers and moonshine." The menu includes bar bites like nachos, jalapeno poppers, chicken fingers, gravy fries, and fried chicken wings dipped in your choice of sauce. Soups and salads are also available; but the real showstoppers at Salem Street Pub are the burgers. If you're feeling adventurous, try the beef burger topped with peanut butter, honey, cheddar cheese, and bacon; or order the patty melt if you want the most popular item on the menu. Salem Street Pub is open Tuesday - Thursday from 11am - 11pm, and Friday - Saturday 11am - midnight, Sunday 11am - 10pm. See Details
JD's Tavern Dogs are welcome at tables on the patio at this bar and grill. JD's Tavern serves bar food for lunch and dinner, cocktails, and a large selection of craft beers. The menu includes fried pickles, cheese fries, nachos, grilled and fried chicken wings, salads, burgers, and a good patty melt. JD's Tavern is open daily from 11am - 2am. See Details
Mamma Mia! Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this Italian restaurant located in a strip mall. Don't let the location fool you, Mamma Mia Bistro serves Italian food with a fine dining experience. The Italian cooks prepare dishes the old-world way for lunch and dinner. Mamma Mia Bistro's menu includes fried zucchini, calamari, antipasto salad, zuppa di pesce, chicken parmesan, pizza bianca, and baked lasagna. Mamma Mia Bistro is open Monday - Thursday 11am - 2:30pm, 4pm - 9pm, Friday 11am - 10pm, Saturday 1pm - 10pm. See Details
Johnny's Pizza Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this pizzeria serving Cary's best pizza according to Triangle Business Journal voters. Johnny's Pizza's menu includes build-your-own New York style pizzas, mozzarella cheese sticks, chicken wings, garlic knots, and salads. Johnny's Pizza is open Sunday - Thursday 10am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 10am - 10pm. See Details
Skippers Fish Fry Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this restaurant specializing in Calabash-style seafood. Skipper's Fish Fry serves fresh seafood prepared steamed, grilled, or the specialty - fried. Menu items include fried catfish platter, fried buffalo baby shrimp, fried flounder sandwich, Cajun jambalaya, clam chowder, and steamed peel n' eat shrimp. Skipper's Fish Fry is open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 8:30pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 9:30pm. See Details
Michelangelos Pizza Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this pizzeria. Michelangelo's Pizza is popular for their lunch and dinner pizza buffets but an a la carte menu is also available. Menu items include hero sandwiches, salads, pasta dishes, chicken wings, chicken tenders, whole pizza pies, and desserts. Michelangelo's Pizza is open daily from 10:30am until 9pm. See Details
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is a dog-friendly shop serving sweets to Apex locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth and Fido in tow. The Creamery's menu is made up of ice cream, yogurt, and sorbet flavors made fresh in-store. Guests can choose from a variety of fruits, candies, and nuts to have mixed into their frozen treat on a granite stone. Ice cream cakes and cupcakes, and ice cream pies and cookie sandwiches, shakes, and smoothies are also available. 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
Sweet Spoons Frozen Yogurt Sweet Spoons Frozen Yogurt offers frozen yogurt and other tasty treats that you can customize with your choice of toppings and flavors. There are two dog-friendly tables at the location in Apex so Fido can tag along. The menu includes frozen yogurt, smoothies, parfaits, and even waffles. Yogurt flavors are always rotating and include options like blueberry, chocolate, strawberry, and tropical sorbet. You can top that off with candy, nuts, fruits, and much more for a truly custom treat. 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Beaver Creek Commons Drive has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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
Firehouse Subs Firehouse Subs, located in Apex, is a popular deli-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty subs and salads. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Hook and Ladder Sub with smoked turkey, Virginia honey ham, and melted Monterey jack cheese. Order it Fully Involved to get mayo, deli mustard, lettuce, tomato, and onion! Or try the New York Steamer Sub with USDA corned beef brisket, pastrami, melted provolone, deli mustard, mayo, and Italian dressing. For something a bit lighter, try the Firehouse Salad with romaine, tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, mozzarella, pepperoncini peppers, and dressing, with your choice of smoked turkey, grilled chicken, or Virginia honey ham. 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
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on US-64, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. 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
Anna's Pizzeria Anna's Pizzeria is a family-friendly pizza restaurant in Apex, NC. Their full-service menu offers a range of options from NY-style pizzas, pastas, soups, salads, and specials. Small dogs are welcome to join you at outdoor tables. 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
The Players' Retreat The Players Retreat is the oldest continuously operating tavern between Atlanta and Washington, DC, opening its doors back in 1951. Menu offers baby back ribs, Buffalo wings, Brunswick stew, sub sandwiches, burgers, and beer-battered fish and chips. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. Open daily at 11:30am. See Details
Raleigh Brewing Company Whether porter, stout, or Belgian golden, Raleigh Brewing has the craft beer for you. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome inside and outside. There is no food service, but food trucks are often onsite. Opens daily at 12pm. See Details
Parker and Otis Parker and Otis offers hearty breakfast and lunch food made with fresh and local ingredients, and porch seating that welcomes dogs. Tasty options include toasted bagels with smoked salmon, scrambles, open-faced egg sandwiches, shrimp BLTs, grilled cheese on sourdough, and peanut butter and bacon paninis. Opens at 7:30am Monday thru Saturday and 10am on Sunday. See Details
Pelican's SnoBalls Perfect place to get a yummy snowball or ice cream for you and your pup. Covered outdoor seating welcomes dogs. Try unique flavors such as cotton candy, dill pickle, iced tea, and toothpaste. See Details
Village Draft House Village Draft House is a neighborhood pub and burger joint situated in the outdoor shopping center, Cameron Village. Dogs are allowed to join their owners in the outdoor seating area during regular business hours. There are 100 beers on tap and a food menu that includes Buffalo wings, Kentucky salad, bacon meatloaf, honey citrus glazed chicken, and ahi tuna sandwiches. See Details
The Angus Barn The Angus Barn located in Raleigh, NC, is a Southern fine dining steakhouse with dog-friendly outdoor dining. They serve up a variety of tender meat dishes suited for the carnivores among us. Choose from menu options like aged beef, seafood, ribs, pasta, and more. Start your meal off with an order of succulent oysters Rockefeller, then move on to your protein-laden entree. Be sure to check what the current special is, like the Carolina truffle filet mignon - an aged ten ounce filet mignon topped with Madeira black truffle jus, red wine and red onion marmalade, and accompanied with smoked mashed potatoes and sugar snap peas! Be aware that the price point at The Angus Barn is a bit high, so come prepared! Also, reservations are highly recommended. See Details
Raleigh Beer Garden Located in the bustling Glenwood South District, Raleigh Beer Garden offers over 380 draft beers from across the globe, a classic bar and grill menu, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. The extensive lineup of brews changes daily and is regarded as one of the world's largest inventories under one roof. Foodies will enjoy tasty eats like smoked salmon, chili-garlic chicken wings, cheeseburgers, bratwurst, and spicy sausage and peppers pizza. Open 11am to 2am seven days a week. See Details
Foster's Market Foster's Market is located in the Rockwood Forest Hills area and offers dog-friendly seating and traditional American dishes. A varied menu includes breakfast burritos, omelet specials, vanilla French toast, cold deli and grilled sandwiches, and baked treats like coconut macaroons, lemon bars, and NYC style crumbcake. Opens daily at 7:30am. See Details