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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charleston, SC

There are 152 dog-friendly restaurants in Charleston that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide 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 Charleston. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Eli's Table
Eli's Table Eli's Table is a pet-friendly restaurant in Charleston, SC. Their menu includes crispy oyster salad, day boat scallops, duck & waffles and center cut pork chops. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs and comes with cold water & tasty treats. See Details
Pet Friendly FUEL Charleston
FUEL Charleston FUEL Cantina is a dog-friendly restaurant in downtown Charleston, where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, Fuel has a tropical setting housed in an old gas station with an indoor/outdoor bar and one of Charleston’s largest patios. The ambiance strikes a balance between relaxation and nostalgia. FUEL Charleston serves Caribbean influenced cuisine using simple ingredients accompanied by affordable beers, signature cocktails, and unique wines. See Details
Brown Dog Deli Brown Dog Deli is a dog-friendly eatery in Charleston, SC, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. Their menu features large deli salads, juicy hot dogs, and vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free options. See Details
39 Rue de Jean Dogs are welcome on the bar's sidewalk patio at 39 Rue de Jean, a quaint French cafe in Charleston, SC. Featuring traditional brasserie cuisine, "Rue" is a spot where Charlestonians meet to break bread and clink glasses of beer and wine. Popular menu items include steak frites, coq au vin, escargots, and inexplicably good sushi. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and brunch on Sunday. See Details
Swig & Swine Check out Swig & Swine, a dog-friendly barbecue restaurant in Charleston, SC that welcomes pups at umbrella-covered outdoor tables. Their menu features a selection of appetizers and salads, meat by the pound, and BBQ plates and sandwiches. A variety of cocktails, whiskey and beer is also available. See Details
Crave Kitchen & Cocktails Located within Seaside Farms in Mount Pleasant, Crave Kitchen & Cocktails has a dog-friendly, year-round patio that is a great meeting spot for yappy hour. The Southern menu includes a decadent mac and cheese, grilled and roasted cedar plank salmon seasoned with garlic and rosemary, and buttermilk fried chicken topped with foie gras and truffle gravy. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and weekend brunch. See Details
Ellis Creek Fish Camp Ellis Creek Fish Camp in Charleston offers a casual camp-like setting with a large, dog-friendly outdoor dining area consisting of picnic tables, booths, and marsh-site seating for guests to comfortably dine with their canine. Be sure to ask for their dog menu called, “Tail Waggin Menu” that includes tasty treats such as beef stew, a salmon plate, and a dessert from King of Pups. Patrons can fill their bellies with mouthwatering options like ceviche, catfish bites, oyster po'boys, crab cake sandwiches, shrimp and grits, fried flounder, and lobster tails. See Details
Three Little Birds Cafe & Catering Dogs are welcome at six outdoor tables at this friendly breakfast cafe. Three Little Birds Cafe serves breakfast until 3pm every day and salads and sandwiches for lunch. At breakfast, choose from bagel breakfast sandwiches, huevos rancheros, omelets, egg scrambles, and pancakes. Lunchtime favorites include crab cake sandwich on challah bread, rosemary ham and smoked gouda on Tuscan bread, and grilled fruit salad over mixed greens with red wine vinaigrette. See Details
Mex 1 Coastal Cantina Serving a blend of Baja-style cuisine, Mex 1 Coastal Cantina is a dog-friendly, edgy Avondale neighborhood eatery in Charleston that delivers a new twist on the traditional taco. They also serve quesadillas, sandwiches, and bowls. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Taco Boy Downtown Fido will love the fiesta atmosphere at Taco Boy in downtown Charleston, SC. Spend the afternoon with old or new friends on the dog-friendly patio sampling freshly made guacamole and salsas with chips, grilled fish tacos, and pineapple-infused or Cadillac margaritas. Taco Boy is very dog friendly, so your pup may make some new friends, too! See Details
East Bay Deli - Downtown East Bay Deli - Downtown Charleston is a dog-friendly, New York style deli that offers classic gourmet sandwiches and wraps, savory soups, crisp salads, chili dogs, loaded baked potatoes, and cheesecake for dessert. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. See Details
Henry's on the Market Founded in 1932, Henry's on the Market is the oldest continuous restaurant in South Carolina and is conveniently located in historic downtown Charleston. Fido may join you on the dog-friendly rooftop deck for live music, dinner and drinks. See Details
Lowdown Oven & Bar (L.D.O.B) The Lowdown offers burgers, pizza, and hearty sandwiches like the meatball, Cuban twist, and pulled BBQ pork. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Poogan's Porch For some Southern fare and hospitality, bring Fido to Poogan's Porch. This charming restaurant is located one block off Main Street in Charleston's Historic District. Guests line up on the weekends for brunch dishes like chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, and crab cake eggs Benedict; so expect a short wait. Sip on a cup of coffee, glass of sweet tea, or a refreshing mimosa from the bar and enjoy a warm biscuit while you wait. Dogs are welcome to accompany their owners while they dine on the pet-friendly front porch, weather permitting. See Details
Bay Street Biergarten Dogs are welcome at eight outdoor tables at this Bay Street gastropub inspired by the beer halls of Munich. Craft beer flows from over thirty taps, and high-quality food is served at Bay Street Biergarten. Menu items include soft pretzels served with Lusty Monk mustard and beer cheese, pimento cheese bites, fish and chips, pork schnitzel, brats, and burgers. Bay Street Biergarten is open daily for lunch, dinner, and drinks from 11am until 2am. Brunch is served on the weekends. See Details
The Park Cafe The Park Cafe in Charleston, SC, is fine dining in a casual setting for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. The front covered patio is dog friendly and the staff has water and occasional treats available for visiting canines. See Details
Leon's Fine Poultry & Oysters Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at Leon's Fine Poultry & Oysters in Charleston, SC. Serving chicken and raw bar oysters alongside a full-service bar with cocktails, beer, and wine, Leon's is a good spot to enjoy happy hour drinks and appetizers or a meal. The menu includes chargrilled oysters, fried fish, fried chicken, grilled quail, peel-n-eat shrimp, crushed avocado toast, and hushpuppies. See Details
The Glass Onion The Glass Onion is a dog-friendly, Southern restaurant in Charleston, SC, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The menu features locally-sourced meats and vegetables and a full service bar serving craft beer, wine, and cocktails. The daily menu includes representative dishes like shrimp toast, rabbit liver mousse, blackened ribeye steak, shrimp and grits, fried soft shell crab, buttermilk fried quail with sides like braised collards, Charleston red rice, and macaroni salad. See Details
Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails is dog-friendly! The Southern restaurant has a large outdoor deck with lots of tables where dogs are welcome. The restaurant features a full bar with specialty cocktails, ramen on Tuesday night, happy hour specials, and weekend brunch with a Bloody Mary bar and bellini pitchers. Menu items include boiled peanuts, dirty rice fritters, fried chicken with mac n' cheese and a biscuit, pimento cheese-stuffed hamburger with fries, and lowcountry pulled pork with collard greens, baked macaroni, and cornbread. See Details