Dog Friendly Restaurants in Arden, NC

There are 7 pet friendly restaurants in Arden 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 Arden. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South
Rockys Hot Chicken Shack- South Well-behaved dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this dog-friendly soul food joint in Asheville. Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack specializes in Nashville hot chicken and Southern-style comfort food sides. Don't fret if you're not into spicy fried chicken, you can choose your level of spice from Plain to XX hot! The menu features fried pickles, fried green tomatoes, rotisserie chicken, Cheerwine BBQ sandwich, chicken n' waffles, and fried chicken plates with sides of corn pudding, fried okra, sweet potato casserole, mac n' cheese, pimento cheese grits, and biscuits. Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack is open daily 11am - 9pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Bean Vegan Cuisine
Bean Vegan Cuisine Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this healthy restaurant located just outside of Asheville. Bean Vegan Cuisine serves vegan comfort foods like Southern-fried tofu fingers and waffles, biscuits and gravy, fried pickles, jackfruit carnitas tacos, jalapeno-cheddar burgers, and reuben sandwiches. Bean Vegan Cuisine is open for lunch, weekend brunch, and dinner Monday ? Friday 11:30am ? 9pm, Saturday 10 am ? 9pm, Sunday 10 am ? 8pm. 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
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen has a drive thru and outdoor tables where you can enjoy a hamburger, hot dog or dipped cone with Fido. Just no chocolate on his! See Details
French Fryz French Fryz serves classic American fast food favorites in a casual retro style setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Feast on burgers, hot dawgs, Carolina pulled pork, chicken sandwiches, and thick, creamy milkshakes. Dogs are welcome at patio umbrella tables. French Fryz is open from 11am to 8pm Monday through Saturday and is closed Sunday. See Details
Baked Pie Company Baked Pie Company is a trendy, relaxed bakery that serves up a variety of delicious pies in a laid-back environment. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from options including Honey Pecan, Oatmeal, Sugar Crack, Pecan Cheesecake, Cranberry Crumb, Hawaiian Pineapple, Strawberry Rhubarb, Chocolate Bourbon, and more! Baked Pie Company is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10am to 8pm, Friday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm, and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. See Details
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Carl Alwin Place in Arden provides four tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Sunny Point Cafe This family-owned cafe serves upscale made-from-scratch in a cozy atmosphere with a covered outdoor seating are that welcomes leashed, well-behaved dogs. Menu features salads, sandwiches, burgers, breakfast for dinner, and hearty entrees such as mighty meaty meatloaf, pork osso buco, and shrimp and grits. Open daily at 8am. See Details
Posana Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables overlooking Historic Pack Square at this contemporary farm-to-table American restaurant. Posana is so dog-friendly that the restaurant serves a menu especially for dogs featuring a grilled chicken breast with grains, Brasstown Doggie Beefloaf, and bacon soy doggie ice cream treats. The menus for humans also feature organic, sustainable, and local ingredients. Try the oatmeal brulee with dried fruit and almonds for brunch, smoky chipotle BBQ pork spare ribs at lunch, and saffron sea scallops with sweet corn risotto for dinner. Posana is open for dinner Tuesday - Thursday 5pm - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 5pm - 10pm, Sunday 5pm - 9pm; brunch is served Saturday - Sunday 10am - 3pm. See Details
Wicked Weed Brewing A brewery and restaurant that serves burgers, sandwiches, and dinner entrees like pork shank and Carolina Bison meatloaf. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Mayfel's Mayfel's is an eclectic and fun eatery in the heart of downtown Asheville that serves Louisiana-style food including gumbo, muffalettas, po' boys, and beignets. They have two dog-friendly outdoor dining areas: the front patio and The Courtyard Bar, which is reminiscent of the New Orleans French Quarter. See Details
Carmel's Restaurant and Bar Carmel's Restaurant and Bar is a relaxed eatery serving creative cuisine with seasonal dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features crab cakes, pulled pork poutine, pecan crusted trout, sweet tea glazed ribs, pork chops, and shrimp and grits. Dogs are welcome on the patio during the summer months. Open Monday thru Saturday 11:30am to 10pm, 11am to 3pm on Sunday. See Details
Biscuit Head Biscuit Head is dog friendly! This locally-renowned breakfast and lunch restaurant serves delicious Southern-style biscuits and with several varieties of gravy. Other menu highlights include the country ham biscuit with a fried green tomato, housemade granola, and a pulled pork biscuit. The climate-controlled patio is dog-friendly. See Details
Laughing Seed Cafe Laughing Seed Cafe, located in Asheville, NC, is a casual vegan and vegetarian eatery that offers salads, sandwiches, and entrees like sweet potato tacos and low country rollups. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar Dog-friendly Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar in Asheville, NC, is the hippest dog-friendly bookstore and cafe that you'll ever experience. Books by the thousands, wines by the bottle or glass, a full coffee bar, plus lite bites like cheese boards, wraps, and chocolates. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables. See Details
The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village This dog friendly Mexican restaurant, located in Asheville's historic Biltmore Village, serves up healthy Southwestern/Mexican fare made with fresh ingredients, and their Tequila Bar features locally-made craft beers and a large selection of fine tequilas. There are several vegan and vegetarian options on the menu, too. Dogs are welcome on the patio, weather permitting. See Details
Catawba Brewing Fun local spot with a good atmosphere and great craft beer. Dogs are welcome inside the tasting room. 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
Universal Joint Great restaurant and bar in hip West Asheville located in a refurbished old time gas station. Dogs are welcome on the spacious outdoor patio. See Details
Green Man Brewery Green Man has evolved into well-respected Asheville brewery, known for consistently good traditional ales and impressive seasonal beers. Bring your dog to sample specialty brews like The Rainmaker Double IPA or The Dweller Imperial Stout. Well-behaved dogs are always welcome. See Details
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
Westville Pub Westville Pub has lots of space for you to lounge with your leashed dog over a nice cold beer. See Details
131 Main Menu includes fresh cut salmon, glazed chicken, ribeye, and roasted prime rib. Dog-friendly patio with heater. See Details
Highland Brewing Company After an afternoon of hiking or sightseeing with your four-legged friend, head over to Asheville's oldest brewery to sample some local craft beer. Highland Brewing Company has a dog-friendly beer garden and meadow, with an outdoor bar, and large stage where rock or bluegrass bands play most weekend nights during warmer months. While you enjoy a pint of Gaelic Ale or Oatmeal Porter on the outdoor beer garden, your pup can “belly up” to the water bowls provided. Pair your brew with munchies, ranging from pizza to quesadillas, on offer from one of the food trucks onsite on weekends. See Details