Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charleston, SC

There are 114 restaurants in Charleston, SC that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Check out the listings below for a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners who've eaten there. Bone appetit!

FUEL Charleston

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FUEL Cantina is a dog-friendly restaurant in downtown Charleston, housed in a repurposed gas station, FUEL serves up classic pub grub with a Caribbean twist. Popular menu items include jerk chicken salad, chorizo burger with sweet potato fries, and grilled shrimp or mahi-mahi tacos. Wash it all down with a $2 FUEL beer. Open daily from 11am-11pm.

Parson Jack's Cafe

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Located in West Ashley, Parson Jack's Cafe is Charleston's favorite dog-friendly restaurant. With the only "off leash" dog patio in town, your pup's sure to have a great time! Original pet artwork adds to the ambiance while you enjoy a frosty beverage and "doggone good" food. Live music is offered several nights of the week. Open daily at 11am.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

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Dogs are welcome at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co and will be greeted with a treat and provided water as they join their owners on the patio. Seafood lovers will enjoy dining on fish and chips, steamed crab legs, and (of course!) all kinds of shrimp. Landlubbers can choose from several options including baby back ribs, grilled steaks, and burgers. Open Monday to Saturday 11am to 10pm.

California Dreaming

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Bring Fido to California Dreaming for waterfront dining overlooking the Ashley River and marina. Be sure to order one of their award-winning salads served with a honey butter-laden croissant. Other popular menu items include prime rib, fried oyster and shrimp po' boy sandwiches, and grilled barbecue chicken. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the wrap-around outdoor deck and bar.

Crave Kitchen & Cocktails

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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.

Poogan's Porch

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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 front porch, weather permitting.

East Bay Deli

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Dogs are welcome on the patio at East Bay Deli, a New York style deli that offers classic gourmet sandwiches and wraps, savory soups, crisp salads, chili dogs, loaded baked potatoes, and cheesecake for dessert. Open daily at 8am.

Taco Boy - Downtown

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Fido will love the fiesta atmosphere at Taco Boy in Downtown Charleston. 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! Open daily from 11am-2am.

Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer

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Popular with College of Charleston and MUSC students, Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer offers and extensive menu of coffee and teas, bottled juices, cookies, croissants, muffins, sandwiches, and over 20 craft beers on tap. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Juanita Greenberg's Nacho Royale

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Head to Charleston's Upper King Street with Fido in tow for some Tex-Mex food and margaritas at Juanita Greenberg's Nacho Royale. Nosh on all kinds of nachos (try the tofu!), Monterey Jack-filled quesadillas, crisp salads topped with shrimp, and gigantic one-pound burritos. Wash it all down with a top-shelf margarita or an ice cold cerveza. Open daily 11am-2am.

Sugar Bakeshop

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Sugar Bakeshop offers a variety of decadent desserts in a cozy off the beaten path spot that welcome dogs in the outdoor seating area. Sample cupcakes, cookies, cakes, pies, and tarts in a variety of year-round and seasonal flavors, plus in-house dog treats for Fido. Open 10am to 6pm Monday thru Friday, 11am to 5pm on Saturday, and is closed Sundays.

Tabbuli Grill

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Featuring a hookah bar, delicious Mediterranean fare, and a large, dog-friendly patio, Tabbuli is a Downtown Charleston hotspot. The restaurant fits the bill whether you are looking for a spot for happy hour specials on cocktails and tapas, fresh seafood from the raw bar, or for a healthy, filling meal. Tabbuli also serves weekend brunch and delivers to the local area.

39 Rue de Jean

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Dogs are welcome on this quaint French cafe and bar's sidewalk patio. 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.

Southend Brewery & Smokehouse

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The Downtown Charleston brewpub's menu boasts pastas, wood-oven pizzas, fresh seafood, and smoked barbecue ribs. patio. Dog-friendly outdoor tables are limited, so reservations are recommended.

Pearlz Oyster Bar

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Featuring four dog-friendly sidewalk tables, Pearlz Oyster Bar is a downtown destination for seafood lovers. Favorite dishes include warm crab dip with bacon, grilled flatbread triangles, blackened or grilled catch of the day, and fresh fish tacos. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Brown Dog Deli

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Hearty deli salads, juicy hot dogs, and vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free options. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Barrel

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Dog friendly craft beer establishment with food trucks 4-9 Wednesday- Sunday. Marsh for water lovers and large fenced in area with separate pen for smaller dogs. Great time and on the way to or from Folly Beach.

Eli's Table

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Menu includes crispy oyster salad, day boat scallops, duck and waffles, and center cut pork chops. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Kickin' Chicken

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Bring Fido to The Kickin' Chicken on King Street's patio while you watch the big game with friends. The patio features a bar with TVs, fans, and a water bowl for your pooch. Order an iced tea or a draught beer and some fried pickles to start, followed by either a crisp salad, dozen hot buffalo chicken wings, or fried chicken tenders served with creamy ranch or blue cheese dressing. The Kickin' Chicken offers a laid back, casual dining experience for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Delivery is available in Downtown Charleston and there are other locations in West Ashley, James Island, Mount Pleasant, and Summerville.

Paolo's Gelato Italiano

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A gelato break at Paolo's is a tasty way to manage Charleston's sweltering summer heat. The toughest decision will be which one (or two!) of the over-fifty delicious flavors available, from limoncello to chocolate, to order. Fido will love this Italian-style gelateria because it serves pet gelato, too! Savor your frozen treats on one of the benches outside, or as you stroll along King Street.

Kitchen 208

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Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and brunch on the dog-friendly street side shaded patio. Menu offers waffles, frittatas, soup, salads, burgers, and smoked brisket sandwiches.

The Park Cafe

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The Park Cafe 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.

Low Down Oven & Bar (L.D.O.B)

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The Low Down offers burgers, pizza, and hearty sandwiches like the meatball, Cuban twist, and pulled BBQ pork. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Halo

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Select from a variety of sandwiches and craft beers. Patio and porch are both dog friendly.

D.D. Peckers Wing Shack

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D.D. Pecker's offers hot and spicy wings and dog-friendly outdoor seating.

The Barbecue Joint

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The Barbeque Joint is a Southern-style barbeque restaurant. Although pork and chicken items make up a good portion of the menu, we offer a variety of other foods when promoting our weekly specials. We strive to make your visit to The Barbeque Joint a relaxing and enjoyable Lowcountry experience. Tables with umbrellas out front make it easy to enjoy with your furry friends.

Screen Door

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Screen Door serves salads, burgers, pizza, and dinner entrees such as ribeye steak, pan-seared red snapper, and wood-fired chicken. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Recovery Room

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Dive bar with a menu. Very welcoming to dogs out on the front patio. Happy to provide water for your furry friend.

Swig & Swine

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Delicious BBQ pork, brisket, and turkey. Outside seating is dog friendly.

Sonic Drive-In

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If Fido isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car at Sonic Drive-In. Find a parking spot, press the red button, and place your order into one of the speakers. (Chili cheese tots, anyone?) Next, one of the friendly carhops will skate over with your food and a milkbone for your dog. Open Sunday through Thursday from 6am-11pm, Friday and Saturday from 6am-midnight.

Queen Street Grocery

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A great little corner store tucked into a wonderful neighborhood! I'm not sure if you can bring your dog inside when ordering, but they have free dog treats, a water bowl outside, and a great little sitting area outside on the sidewalk so your furry friend can dine with you :) They have so many little snacks available, but you have to try a crepe! It's what they're known for. There's only one person working at a time (he/she works the register and then makes all of the food) but they work hastily so the wait isn't too long. They also have an extensive alcohol selection that isn't sold a lot of places. It's a place you have to try at least once! You'll be hooked ;)

St. Alban

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Enjoy a latte on a cozy couch in the morning, a glass of sherry on the patio for lunch, and a house-made pasta dish paired with a smooth red in the evening. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area.

Foodies

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An excellent little cafe with huge flavors. Everything from the fries to smoked meats are made in-house. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables. Staff is more than happy to bring out a water bowl and biscuits.

The Green Goat

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Enjoy a variety of tasty dishes such as fried green tomatoes, French onion soup, crab cake sandwiches, and boneless pro chops. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Mex 1 Coastal Cantina

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Serving a blend of Baja-style cuisine, this casual edgy Avondale neighborhood eatery delivers a new twist on the traditional taco. Also offers quesadillas, sandwiches, and bowls. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Smokey Oak Taproom

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This casual hub for drinks and barbecue offers 45+ craft beers, carnita style tacos, hand-tossed pizza, wood-grilled quesadillas, shrimp and grits, dry rubbed ribs, and smoked pork chop sandwiches. The outdoor seating area is dog friendly.

New York City Pizza

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Choose from specialty pizza, salads, stromboli, calzones, hot and cold subs, pasta, and hearty entrees. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Carmella's

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Carmella's is a cafe, wine bar, and dessert spot all rolled into one, located in the heart of downtown Charleston. Their sweet and savory menu includes white chocolate mousse, gelato, red velvet cake, meat and cheese plates, paninis, and stromboli. Complement your food choice with a glass of vino from the extensive wine list. Outside seating area welcomes dogs.

Pearlz Little Oyster Bar

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Featuring four dog-friendly patio tables, Pearlz Little Oyster Bar in West Ashley is a destination for pet and seafood lovers of all kinds. They specialize in oysters, fresh fish prepared however you like it, and hard shell clams, plus turf options such as burgers and NY strip steak. Treats and water bowls are available.

East Bay Deli Avondale

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Dogs are welcome on the patio at East Bay Deli! This NY-style deli's menu includes sandwiches and wraps, savory soups, crisp salads, chili dogs, and loaded baked potatoes. Save room for a slice of cheesecake! East Bay Deli also serves breakfast and o=is located on the westside of the city.

Butcher & Bee

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Butcher and Bee is open Monday through Tuesday from 8:00am to 9:00pm, Wednesday through Friday from 8:00am to 10:00pm, Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. This unique eatery offers a mix of American, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisines with a modern and sophisticated twist. Snag a seat at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. Choose from menu options like smoked salmon toast, sandwiches, rice bowls, salads, burgers, and more. For lunch, try the beef belly banh mi, with miso mayo, slaw, jalapenos, herbs, sweet soy, and peanuts. For dinner, dig into something a bit heartier, like the lamb ribs with fennel, coriander, and pomegranate.

Henry's Bar and Restaurant

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Dogs are welcome at sidewalk tables at Henry's Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant and bar features nightly live music and Lowcountry fare. The menu includes shrimp and grits, she-crab soup, crab cakes, blackened chicken pasta, and grilled pork chops. Henry's has a strict dress code: no flip-flops, sandals, shorts, tank tops, white t-shirts, jerseys, or baggy pants are allowed and men must wear collared shirts. Henry's Bar & Restaurant is open daily from 11am until 2am and stops serving food at 11pm.

Creekside Kitchen & Brewhouse

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Creekside Kitchen and Brewhouse is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00am. Bring your faithful pup along for a bite to eat and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Choose from a variety of menu options including wings, calamari, burgers, pizzas, pastas, and more. Try the Wild Mushroom Ravioli, a local favorite, made with wild mushroom and ricotta stuffed ravioli, fresh spinach, mushrooms, and tomatoes in a gorgonzola cream sauce, topped with parmesan cheese. There is sure to be something for any palate on this extensive menu.

The Glass Onion

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The Glass Onion is dog friendly! Dogs are welcome at a few outdoor tables at this Southern restaurant. The Glass Onion 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. The Glass Onion is open Monday through Thursday 11am until 9pm, Friday 11am until 10pm, Saturday from 10am until 10pm. Lunch, dinner, and Saturday brunch is served.

Wasabi D.I.

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Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this restaurant on Daniel Island. Specializing in sushi, Wasabi of Daniel Island also serves Asian fusion cuisine. Shrimp, lobster tail, jumbo scallops, chicken breast, salmon, and steaks cooked on the hibachi grill served with soup, salad, rice, and veggies are popular orders for non-sushi eaters. Specialty sushi rolls include the rice-free Sexy Roll made with salmon, avocado, and asparagus with ponzu sauce wrapped in cucumber. Nigiri and sashimi are also available. Wasabi of Daniel Island is open Monday through Friday for lunch from 11:30am until 2:30, and for dinner from Monday through Saturday from 4:30 until closing time.

Honeycomb Cafe

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The Honeycomb Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 2:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 7:00am to 2:00pm, and they are happy to serve their guests a range of breakfast and lunch items. Bring Fido along for the day and grab a seat at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables. Choose from menu options like omelettes, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, breakfast sandwiches, soups and salads, lunch sandwiches, and more! For breakfast try their house favorite Denver Burrito, filled with eggs, black beans, and mixed potatoes covered with slow cooked pork, green chili (made with hatch, serrano, and jalapenos), and topped with sour cream, salsa, and sliced avocado!

Southern Roots Smokehouse

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Southern Roots Smokehouse is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00am, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00am. Bring your pup and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Enjoy perfectly cooked BBQ like brisket, pulled pork, smoked wings, and even BBQ stuffed tacos! Start your meal off with pulled pork nachos or some housemade pork rinds. Southern Roots offers a variety of different housemade BBQ sauces available to complement your meal.

Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar

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Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this seafood restaurant in Downtown Charleston. Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar specializes in local, sustainable seafood dishes such as oysters, clams, shrimp, and fresh fish prepared Lowcountry-style. The raw bar features the best variety of fresh shellfish and seafood in Charleston. A full service bar serves wine, beer, and cocktails. Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar is open for lunch and dinner daily from 11:30am until 10pm. Reservations are recommended.

West Ashley Crab Shack

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West Ashley Crab Shack is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. If you're craving fresh, local seafood, this is the place to go. Choose from a variety of menu options including crab and artichoke dip, calamari, she-crab soup, seafood sandwiches, shrimp and crab casserole, crab cakes, oysters on the half shell, scallops, seafood buckets, and much more. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables. Try the Charleston Steamed Seafood Bucket, with an Alaskan crab cluster, 2/3 lb large domestic shrimp, and a half dozen steamed oysters!

Caviar & Bananas

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This gourmet market and cafe offers a variety of menu options like soups, salads, sandwiches, seafood, beef, chicken, sushi, and more. Let Fido tag along for the day and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy a meal together. Try the Duck Confit sandwich with aged gouda, pickled red onion, fig preserves, and black pepper mayo on toasted sourdough. For a fresh bite, try the Octopus salad with octopus, wakame salad, cucumber, sesame oil, and an Asian vinaigrette. Caviar and Bananas is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 8:30pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8:00am to 8:00pm.

Lewis Barbecue

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Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this Central Texas-style barbecue joint. Charlestonians flock to Lewis Barbecue for smoked meats and agua fresca cocktails. The menu is simple and includes beef brisket, beef short ribs, pulled pork, pork spare ribs, turkey breast, homemade sausage, and sandwiches. Sides include green chile corn pudding, buttermilk potato salad, lemony coleslaw, and pinto beans. Lewis Barbecue is open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner from 11am until 10pm; happy hour specials are available Tuesday through Friday from 4pm until 6pm.

The Rise Coffee Bar

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Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this coffee shop at The Restoration Hotel. They'll even give your dog a treat! The Rise Coffee Bar features roasted coffees from Toby's Estate in Brooklyn in their espresso drinks and artisan teas from Bellocq. Fresh, cold-pressed juices and pastries are also served. The Rise Coffee Bar is open Monday through Friday from 7am until 5pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8am until 5pm.

Daniel Island Grille

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Daniel Island Grille, appropriately dubbed by the locals as DIG, is open daily from 11:00am to 2:00am. They serve a myriad of dishes like sandwiches, salads, wings, nachos, burgers, and more. Bring your pooch along and sit outside on their pet-friendly outdoor patio. It's perfect for both warm and cool weather, as they have a firepit stationed in the middle of the seating area. Locals and tourists alike have claimed that the burgers at DIG are to-die-for. Try the Brunch Burger, topped with applewood smoked bacon, American cheese, and a sunny side up egg. If you would rather create your own burger masterpiece, choose from toppings like BBQ sauce, tzatziki, slaw, jalapenos, sauteed onions and peppers, cucumbers, bleu cheese crumbles, and more!

Blue Rose Cafe

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Dogs are welcome at a few outdoor tables at Bluerose Cafe in West Ashley. The Irish-American restaurant features homemade bread, hearty soups and stews, cakes, and pies. Bluerose Cafe serves omelets, pancakes, cinnamon-raisin French toast, Irish oatmeal, and scones. For lunch, salads, soups, and sandwiches are served. At dinner, Bluerose Cafe's menu includes crab cakes, baked brie, seafood sampler platter, fish and chips, and shepherd's pie. Bluerose Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch and is open from Monday through Wednesday from 7am until 3pm, Thursday through Saturday from 7am until 9pm, and Sunday from 9pm until 2pm.

Little Jacks Taver

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Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this acclaimed neighborhood restaurant and bar. Little Jack's Tavern was named one of the "Best New Restaurants in the South" by Southern Living in 2016, and in 2017 Garden & Gun listed it as one of "The South?s Best Bars". Little Jack's Tavern serves burgers, steaks, salads, alongside classic cocktails, beer, and wine. Menu items include garlic and herb fries with sauce gribiche, King Crab Louis salad, Old Bay shrimp burger with french fried potatoes, and seafood stew. Little Jack's Tavern is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am until 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am until 11pm. Reservations are recommended.

The Bearded Cafe

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Dogs are welcome at two tables on the back patio at The Bearded Cafe. This coffeehouse features pour-over coffee, cold brew, espresso drinks, and chai tea lattes. Fresh bagels with cream cheese or butter, Greek yogurt, fresh fruit, and pastries are available if hunger pangs strike. The Bearded Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 7am until 2pm, Friday through Saturday from 7am until 5pm, and Sunday from 8am until 3pm.

Blondies Bagels & Cafe

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Bring your dog to sit at one of the several seasonal dog-friendly outdoor tables at this bagel shop on Daniel Island. Blondies Bagels & Cafe serves egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches, wraps, and fresh bagels with cream cheese in the morning. For lunch, choose from a chicken salad sandwich, traditional lox bagel with cream cheese and capers, chicken caesar salad, or a bowl of the soup of the day. Order coffee drinks, a granola yogurt parfait with berries, a slice of crumb cake, or one of the assorted scones or muffins anytime the shop is open. Blondies Bagels & Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 6am until 2pm, Saturday and Sunday from 7am until noon.

Christophe's Macaron et Chocolat

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Dogs are welcome at three outdoor tables at this West Ashley bakery and coffee shop. Stop into Christophe's Macaron et Chocolat to get your chocolate fix and indulge in a selection of hand-painted chocolates, luscious truffles, chocolate sculptures, French pastries, tarts, and macarons. Savory slices of quiche and baguette sandwiches are also available. Pair your treat with an iced drinking chocolate, a cup of French pressed coffee, a glass of tea, or a bottled water. Christophe's Macaron et Chocolat is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am until 6pm.

Le Farfalle

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La Farfalle is dog-friendly! The modern Italian restaurant welcomes dogs at twelve outdoor tables on its patio in downtown Charleston. Start with warm rosemary focaccia bread and an order of pork meatballs. For the main course, choose between eggplant parmesan, roasted duck breast, or fried chicken piccata. Brunch is served on Sunday and happy hour specials are available Monday through Friday from 5pm until 7pm. La Farfalle is open Monday through Friday from 11:30 until 2:30pm and 5pm until 11pm, Saturday 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:30pm until 11pm, and Sunday from 10am until 2:30pm and 5:30pm until 10pm. Reservations are recommended.

Ristorante Lidi

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Bring your dog to sit on the seasonal dog-friendly outdoor patio at this Italian restaurant on Daniel Island. Ristorante Lidi serves simple, rustic Italian dishes influenced by the cuisines of Tuscany, Sicily, and Rome. Start off the meal with an antipasti platter of assorted salami and cheeses or an order of fried parmesan shrimp with basil aioli and marinara dipping sauces. For the main course, choose from wild mushroom risotto finished with truffle oil, red wine-braised Carolina bison short rib, or smoked chicken ravioli in a walnut cream sauce. Ristorante Lidi is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am until 2pm; and is open daily from 4pm for drinks and dinner.

Corys Grilled Cheese

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Cory's Grilled Cheese is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 8:00am to 8:00pm. This small eatery serves up the best grilled cheese sandwiches in the area, according to patrons. Bring your faithful pup and grab a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables. Choose between ordering one of Cory's specialty grilled cheese sandwiches, or creating your own! With sandwich options ranging from American, Feta, goat, and cream cheeses, as well as bacon, egg, turkey, lettuce, fried onions, apple, jalapeno, avocado, and much more, the combinations are endless! Try the Cory's Famous, with Muenster cheese, crispy bacon, and honey dijon on cinnamon swirl bread.

Nana's Donuts

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Nana's Donuts is dog-friendly! The vegan donut restaurant welcomes dogs at six outdoor tables. Stop into Nana's Donuts for breakfast or a sweet treat; try one of the several donut flavors available including chocolate, PB&J, maple syrup, lemon, raspberry, and others. Order a coffee drink and enjoy. Nana's Donuts is open Monday through Friday from 7am until 2pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8am until 2pm.

Rio Grande

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Rio Grande is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm. This small eatery provides patrons with fresh and authentic Mexican-style cuisine complete with friendly and prompt service. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables. Rio Grande has a variety of typical Mexican dishes on the menu including soup, taco salad, chicken, beef, seafood, and more.

Avila Venezuelan Cuisine

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Dogs are welcome at bench and bar stool seating on the outdoor patio at Avila, a restaurant specializing in classic Venezuelan cuisine. The menu features pork skewers with a sweet coconut sauce, plantain chips with avocado guasacaca sauce, rice and beans, arepas stuffed with chocolate chicken, and plantain sandwiches filled with seared mushrooms, garlic and onions. Order a Venezuelan sweet tea to drink and a quesillo for dessert. Beer and wine is also available. Avila Venezuelan Cuisine is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday from 11:30am until 10pm.

Red's Ice House Shem Creek

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Red's Ice House has excellent specials and it's dog friendly. Enjoy the delicious snow crab and the well made Bloody Mary's.

Morgan Creek Grill

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Morgan Creek Grill, located in the Isle of Palms Marina, offers an unparalleled panoramic view of the Intracoastal Waterway and surrounding Lowcountry marshes from waterfront dining rooms and the dog-friendly upper deck bar & grill. Fresh seafood, choice steaks, and creative appetizers are offered with southern hospitality in a casual atmosphere. Opens at 11am Tuesday thru Saturday, 10am on Sunday.

The Dog and Duck

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Located in the Belle Hall Shopping Center, the Dog and Duck offers excellent pub fare, a variety of beer and cocktails, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu includes Buffalo chicken sliders, fried grouper bites, tacos, wings, chicken sandwiches, burgers, hot dawgs, and fish and chips.

Folly Beach Crab Shack

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Folly Beach Crab Shack serves buckets of fresh steamed seafood, barrels of peanuts, and bushels of fun. Great outdoor area is Fido friendly. Water bowls and treats on hand.

TASI Bites and Blends Juice Bar

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TASI Bites and Blends Juice Bar is the healthy side of fast food, with organic offerings and pet-friendly seating.

The Lost Dog Cafe

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Located just a few blocks from the Folly Beach Pier, The Lost Dog Cafe serves tasty breakfast and lunch offerings with a Southern spin in a bright and cheery atmosphere with outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Whet the whistle with a hot or cold coffee drink before digging into yummy cinnamon rolls, biscuits and gravy, huevos rancheros, shrimp and grits, quesadillas, mahi salad, chicken salad croissants, Boars Head hot dawgs, and bacon cheddar burgers. Bring friends and Fido, but be prepared for a wait, especially on Saturdays. Lost Dog Cafe is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30am to 3pm and 6:30am to 2pm on Sunday.

Brick House Party Plantation

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Dine with Fido on James Island at Brick House Party Plantation under a canopy of Live Oak trees. The seasonal menu features locally-sourced produce and seafood; menu items may include barbecue mahi mahi with brown rice, okra gumbo, or angel hair pasta topped with sauteed shrimp. Finish your meal on a sweet note with one of the restaurant's decadent desserts. Live music adds to the ambience several nights a week. Brick House is open Monday through Saturday from 4pm.

Poe's Tavern

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The quintessential beach bar is located two blocks from the water. They serve freshly ground burgers, fish tacos, salads, quesadillas, and chicken sandwiches. Wash it all down with a selection of import and domestic beers on tap, and in bottles. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio.

Rita's

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Casual beach eatery serves delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads, and fresh catch daily specials. Dogs are welcome in the patio seating area.

Page's Okra Grill

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Page's Okra Grill specializes in Southern soul food and seafood like shrimp & grits, lowcountry crab cakes, fried chicken, and PBTs. Covered patio seating is dog friendly.

Finz Bar & Grill

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Finz Bar & Grill delivers delicious surf and turf lunch and dinner. Outdoor seating is dog-friendly, but limited.

Black Magic Cafe

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With a dog-friendly patio and unique menu, Black Magic is your ultimate breakfast and lunch destination.

Dunleavy's Pub

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Dunleavy's Pub serves burgers and other traditional pub fare in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables.

Dog and Duck

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Wings, burgers, sandwiches, wings, and wraps with plenty of daily/weekly specials. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs -- they'll even bring a bowl of water if needed.

See Wee Restaurant

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See Wee Restaurant offers simple yet tasty food in a laid-back setting where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Delicious menu options include hot wings, crab cakes, burgers, flounder filet, clam strips, shrimp po'boys, and spicy Buffalo chicken tenders. Opens daily at 11:30am.

Drop in Gourmet Deli and Bar

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Gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads, Sushi by Lisa Tuesday-Friday evenings. Full bar and local beer on tap. Pet seating is available, but it's very limited.

Montreux Bar and Grill

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Montreux serves an array of food from burgers and club sandwiches to crab cakes and chicken kabobs. There is a pet designated area in the back.

Sol

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Southwest style tequila bar offers burgers, tacos, red chile bison enchiladas, and lobster tail. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

DIG In The Park

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DIG In The Park serves tasty offerings such as shrimp and grits, wings, and burgers. Spacious patio is dog friendly, and there is a fenced-in grassy area for playing.

Liberty Tap Room

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Variety of beers on tap with a traditional bar menu of burgers, sandwiches, and pizza. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

La Carreta

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Traditional Mexican menu with numerous choices to choose from. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Loggerhead's Beach Grill

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Loggerhead's offers burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and seafood favorites such as clam chowder, fried flounder, and the crab leg feast. Deck seating area is dog friendly.

Sullivans

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Sullivan's Restaurant is family owned and operated, serving popular dishes such as homemade she crab soup and shrimp and grits. Dogs are welcome on the front patio eating area.

Steel City Pizza

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In addition to tasty pizza, Steel City offers meatball sliders, calzones, and chicken and turkey wraps. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Shelter Kitchen & Bar

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One of Mount Pleasant’s favorite bars and restaurants, Shelter Kitchen & Bar offers an outstanding locally sourced menu that includes pesto burgers, chicken and pancake sandwiches, pane seared blue crab cakes, and corned beef mash. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the front porch/patio.

White Duck Taco Shop

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Our concept is fresh and affordable food. We deliver the freshest, most awesomely creative food every day. The Taco Shop is family friendly and encourages you to eat with your hands. Please do not sit at a table until you have ordered and received a number from the counter. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Woody's

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Subs, salads, and a nice selection of specialty pizzas. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio.

The 'Wich Doctor

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Eclectic menu includes brussel sprout pizza and slow roasted beef brisket sandwiches. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Sonic Drive-In

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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!

Sonic Drive-In

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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!

Seacow Eatery

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Seacow serves a full breakfast, salads and sandwiches for lunch, and a plethora of seafood options for dinner. Dogs are welcome on the patio only.

Luckhaus and Brubaker Sweets and Treats

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If you are looking for a delicious sweet shop, look no further than Luckhaus & Brubaker Sweets & Treats. They offer baked goods, breakfast items, chocolates, pastries, candies, homemade ice cream and everything in the shop is made by hand. Their bakers specialize in cake design and can make a cake that looks just like your pet! Dog-friendly outdoor seating is available on their patio.

Charleston Bakery and Delicastessen

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Great selection of sandwiches and ice cream. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Perfectly Franks

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Dozens of hot dogs, grilled cheese sammies, and burgers are on the menu at Franks. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables.

Red's Ice House

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Get a taste of Southern seafood such as she-crab soup, lowcountry boil, and fried po'boys. Outdoor seating with water views is dog friendly.

Bambu

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Lots of Asian fusion dishes, including sushi. Outdoor patio and bar welcome dogs.

Sonic Drive-In

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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!

Flowers Sea Food

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Great little seafood "food truck" in the back of the seafood shop. Tented area with picnic tables is dog friendly. Choose from a variety of seafood delights, including shrimp baskets, fresh crab, oysters, clams, flounder, shark bites, and calamari.

Not Just Franks

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Not Just Frank offers fresh and seasonal sandwiches and salads, juicy burgers, and a tasty and creative hot dog selection. Outdoor seating is dog friendly with a special canine menu.

Southern Brews Coffee

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Southern Brews Coffee is primarily a drive-thru coffee establishment, but they have a nice outdoor seating area to relax and enjoy coffee or pastry with dogs.

St. James Gate IrishPub

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Traditional Irish pub one block from the beach serving seafood, burgers, fish and chips, shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage, and 20 beers on tap with a nice mix of craft, domestic, and imports. Outdoor patio is dog friendly and has a fireplace for those evenings when the temps dip a little.

King Street Grille

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King Street Grille is an inviting sports bar and gathering spot with patio seating overlooking the water that is dog friendly. The menu features an extensive selection of bottled beer and wine and a variety of bar and grill fare such as salads, wings, sliders, hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, salmon, pork chops, pepper jack pasta, and sweet tea fried chicken.

East Bay Deli University

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Dogs are welcome on the patio at East Bay Deli! This NY-style deli's menu includes sandwiches and wraps, savory soups, crisp salads, chili dogs, and loaded baked potatoes. Save room for a slice of cheesecake! East Bay Deli also serves breakfast and is walking distance from Charleston Southern University.

Star Taco

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Star Taco doesn't just serve beef, chicken, and seafood tacos, they also offer Baja rolls, cod fritters, jambalaya, fajitas, and fried ice cream. Dogs are welcome on the patio.

Poblanos

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Poblanos specializes in traditional Mexican dishes with modern twists on taste and presentation. Choose from homemade salsa and guacamole, Cancun salad, nachos del Mar, burritos chile verde, pollo relleno, pineapple fajitas, fried mojarra, and carne asada. Patio seating welcomes dogs.

The Rusty Rudder

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The Rusty Rudder offers a variety of delicious seafood dishes, live entertainment from local bands and performers, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. A hearty and crafty Southern inspired menu includes crab and fried green tomato salad, Charleston hot chicken, grilled mahi sandwiches, fried oysters, and traditional sides such as collard greens, grits, and mac and cheese.

LOKAL Seabar

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Located in Bohicket Marina, Lokal Seabar offers a variety of seafood dishes, casual ambiance, and a spacious dog-friendly patio. Sample from the raw bar or try tasty options such as Manhattan chowder, BBQ shrimp, crispy frog legs, crab cake BLTs, lobster mac and cheese, jambalaya, and whole fried flounder. Opens at 11:30am Monday through Saturday and 10:30am on Sunday. Ice cold buckets of water and milk bone treats are available for Fido.

East Bay Deli Mount Pleasant

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Dogs are welcome on the patio at East Bay Deli! This NY-style deli's menu includes sandwiches and wraps, savory soups, crisp salads, chili dogs, and loaded baked potatoes. Save room for a slice of cheesecake! East Bay Deli also serves breakfast and is close to Laurel Hill County Park.