Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charleston, SC

There are 178 pet 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Brown Dog Deli
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
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
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
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
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
Black Magic Cafe Black Magic Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant in Charleston, SC, where Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor porch for breakfast or lunch. Their unique menu features omelets, French toast, pancakes, waffles, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and Southern comfort food like biscuits with gravy, chicken and waffles, Huevos Rancheros, and more. Every dish is made to order. The cafe also offers a large variety of gourmet coffee and cocktails. See Details
Swig & Swine Delicious BBQ pork, brisket, and turkey. Outside seating is dog friendly. 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. 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. Be sure to ask for their “Tail Waggin Menu” consisting of tasty treats such as beef stew, salmon plate, and a dessert from King of Pups. 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
The Barrel 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. 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
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
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
Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer 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. There is no table service on the dog-friendly patio, so Fido will need to wait outside while you go in to order. See Details
The Park Cafe 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. See Details
Paolo's Gelato Italiano 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. 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
Gnome Cafe Dogs are welcome at one seasonal outdoor table at this vegetarian and vegan cafe located in Downtown Charleston. Gnome Cafe serves healthy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. Favored menu items include a tofu scramble breakfast burrito with guacamole and mango salsa, bulgogi Korean bowl, and pad Thai salad with spiralized zucchini zoodles and veggies on brown rice with coconut-lime-almond dressing. Gnome Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 7am until 7pm, Friday from 7am until 8pm, Saturday from 9am until 8pm, and Sunday from 10am until 2pm. See Details
Frothy Beard Brewing Company Frothy Beard Brewing Company, located in Charleston, SC, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious brews and tasty eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Baked Wings. Next, chow down on a Monster Slice of fresh pizza! Frothy Beard is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Edmund's Oast Edmund's Oast, located in Charleston, SC, is a trendy, dog-friendly brewpub that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you on their beautiful outdoor courtyard and covered patio. The seasonally-focused menu changes frequently, but you may find items on it such as fried chicken, cheese plates, smoked salmon toast, pickled shrimp, a cheeseburger, cookies and cakes, and more. See Details