Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

There are 200 restaurants in Charlotte, NC 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!

The Dog Bar

The Dog Bar in Charlotte, NC is THE place to bring Fido in the Queen City. Located in the NoDa Arts District, the bar serves beer, wine, and liquor, and allows dogs of all shapes and sizes both indoors and out. All dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and are up to date on vaccinations. There is a membership fee of $10 per dog, which can be picked up on first visit. Just be sure to bring Fido's vaccination records.

Angry Ale's

Neighborhood bar & grill near Park Rd & Woodlawn Rd serving American food with a spacious patio where dogs are always welcome. Menu features po'boys, chicken sandwiches, mac and cheese, jambalaya, baby back ribs, and Cajun chicken pasta.

The Lodge

Burgers, burgers, burgers. Beef, bison, turkey, veggie... they have it all! Also sandwiches, fries, fried pickles, jalapeno poppers and much more. This is a great place to grab a beer and watch the game. And the best part is that you can do it all with your best buddy next to you because dogs are allowed on their patio!

NoDa Brewing Company

NoDa Brewing Company is dog friendly! Bring Fido to NoDa on North Davidson (Get it?!) while you partake in a pint or flight of locally-made microbrews. Craft beer lovers will want to sign up for the brewery tour, too. Live music and food trucks round out the offerings.

Thomas Street Tavern

Funky retro bar and grill is a great spot to watch live music, enjoy some classic pub grub, and kick back with a drink on the dog-friendly patio. Menu offers chicken wings, nachos, burgers, steak sandwiches, chicken chimichangas, and spinach and ricotta ravioli.

Triple C Brewery

Neighborhood brewery with indoor and outdoor seating for both pooches and people! Very dog friendly.

The Flying Saucer

The Flying Saucer is a great restaurant/bar for pet owners. The outdoor patio is fairly large and covered with fans. The servers will bring water for your pooch and will swoon over him/her as well.

VBGB Beer Hall and Garden

VBGB Beer Hall and Garden offers over 30 craft beers and a menu of traditional pub fare. Leashed Fidos can join you on the patio and water bowls are available.

Mellow Mushroom

This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens daily at 11am.

Zada Janes Corner Cafe

Zada Janes serves soups, salads, and sandwiches to go along with pancakes and omelets for breakfast. They always offer water for your dog when sitting outside.

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (OMB), located in the heart of south Charlotte, produces premium, all natural beer and delivers it fresh weekly to bars, restaurants, and retailers in the region. Dogs are welcome in the outside dining area.

Hickory Tavern

Hickory Tavern serves salads, sandwiches, tacos, and tasty seafood entrees. The fenced-in patio is dog friendly and a perfect spot to watch a game.

Icehouse South End Bar & Grill

Icehouse is very dog-friendly with outdoor picnic tables under sturdy roof in case of bad weather. Very good food, reasonable prices!

River's Edge Bar and Grill

Located at the United States National Whitewater Center, River's Edge allows you to watch kayakers, listen to live bands, enjoy festivals, and eat delicious food. Dogs are welcome, but not on the upper deck.

Jack Beagle's

Jack Beagle's is a neighborhood pub with great food and great patio in the back that welcomes well-behaved dogs.

Boardwalk Billy's

Boardwalk Billy's is a raw bar and ribs joint offering dog-friendly outdoor seating at its front tables. They offer great seafood, smokehouse items, burgers, and sandwiches. With a friendly atmosphere and excellent food, Boardwalk Billy's is the choice for Fido-friendly dining in Charlotte.

Salsarita's - Blakeney

Salsarita's has a nice, fenced in patio with a sign proudly proclaiming "Dog's welcome on the patio".

Kennedy's Premium Bar and Grill

Kennedy's Premium Bar and Grill is pet friendly. There is a large patio that welcomes dogs to join their owners as they eat.

Sushi 101

Sushi 1001 offers sushi rolls, sashimi, and a selection of cooked Japanese dishes in a casual setting with dog-friendly patio seating. Opens at 11:30am during the week and 12pm on weekends.

Fiamma

Fiamma in Charlotte matches divine Italian entrees with excellent service. It's all at affordable prices, and dogs are welcome to dine with their owners in the outdoor area.

Hawthorne's NY Pizza and Bar

Hawthorne's has two pet-friendly patios and is just across the street from Independence Park. Stop by for a slice, salad, pasta, or a cold one after a good walk in the park.

Zapata's Mexican Restaurant

Excellent Mexican food. Leashed, well-behaved dogs allowed on the patio.

McAlister's Deli

McAlister's Deli has great sandwiches, salads, baked potatoes and soups. There is a patio with umbrella tables where well behaved leashed dogs are allowed.

Brooklyn Pizza Parlor

Brooklyn Pizza Parlor brings authentic New York style pizza to North Caroline. Outdoor seating is dog-friendly.

Sir Edmond Halley's

Sir Edmond Halley's is a British pub offering classic fish and chips and nice patio where dogs are welcome.

Newk's Express Cafe

An express casual dining experience in a refreshing and stylish atmosphere with an emphasis on freshness and flavor. Serving fresh tossed salads, oven-baked sandwiches, California style pizzas, made-from-scratch soups and homemade cakes. Leashed, well-behaved dogs allowed on the patio.

Boudreaux's Louisiana Kitchen

Boudreaux's Louisiana Kitchen is pet friendly! Great outdoor seating available for you and the entire family, even the four legged members!

FABO

FABO is a coffee shop, art gallery, and beer/wine bar. Well-behaved dogs are allowed at patio tables.

Zoe's Kitchen

Zoe's Kitchen is a great little sandwich shop featuring healthy options and a closed-in patio. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on the patio.

North Sycamore Brewing

Local brewery with 28 constantly changing taps, plus a small kitchen serving food Monday-Thursday, and food trucks on site Thursday-Sunday. Dogs are welcome.

Sushi 101

Sushi 1001 offers sushi rolls, sashimi, and a selection of cooked Japanese dishes in a casual setting with dog-friendly patio seating. Opens at 11:30am during the week and 12pm on weekends.

Luisa's Brick Oven Pizzeria

Delicious pizzas with a thin crust keep Charlotte regulars enjoying Luisa's. Dogs are welcome at one of the three outdoor tables.

South 21 Drive-In

South 21 Drive-In serves up a tasty Fish-O-Burger that you order and eat from your car, so your pup can come along for the ride!

Flip'n Chicken

Charlotte's neighborhood source for great wings and chicken tenders tossed in a variety of sauces welcomes the whole family, including Fido. Patio tables are dog friendly.

The Liberty

Small outdoor seating area with huge flavor and great hospitality for both you and Fido.

Starbucks

Starbucks offers several tables outside. Leashed, well-behaved dogs welcome.

Jackalope Jack's

Friendly staff allows dogs on their outdoor patio & porch and will offer pup water. Wings, burgers, and sandwiches, plus funnel cake fries for dessert.

Wild Wing Cafe

Wild Wing Cafe - University of North Carolina Charlotte is dog friendly! This sports bar and grill has a covered patio, overlooking University City in Charlotte, with plenty of room for your dog. Wild Wing always has plenty of dog bones and treats on hand, as well Bowser Brew doggie beer. It's a great place to eat, socialize, and catch the big game with your dog.

Birdsong Brewing Co.

Craft brewery with lively taproom, patio seating, games, and rotating daily food trucks. Leashed dogs are welcome.

The Wine Shop at Rivergate

Great wine selection to complement an entree menu of seared Ahi tuna, Angus flatiron steak, and pasta of the day. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Salsa's Cantina

Mexican restaurant with a back patio that allows dogs.

Red Clay Ciderworks

Charlotte's first ever cidery serves a variety of hard cider using fresh juice from North Carolina apples. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Wine Vault

Located in the Shoppes at University Place, Wine Vault offers wine by the bottle, wine by the glass, beer on draft, and hundreds of beers in cans and bottles. There is a large open public patio perfect for relaxing with your dog at your side.

Mellow Mushroom

This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens daily at 11am.

Brazwell's Premium Pub

Brazwell's serves wings, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, and roasted chicken and bourbon salmon entrees. The bottom patio welcomes dogs.

Cantina 1511

A classic Mexican restaurant with some new taco inspiration and daily drink deals. You can find classic guacamole and Thai style shrimp tacos as well. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Sonic Drive-In

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!

Luna's Living Kitchen

Vegan and vegetarian friendly, Luna's serves organic, plant-based cuisine along with smoothies and juices. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

McKoy's Smokehouse & Saloon

Succulent BBQ, smokehouse wings, and plenty of tasty sides. Deck seating is dog friendly.

Sabor Latin Street Grill

Amazing vegan, veggie, gluten-free and meat dishes. Tables under front awning are dog friendly.

Basil Thai Cuisine

Great Thai restaurant with outdoor seating for dogs

Zio Casual Italian

Authentic Italian pizza and pasta from scratch. Large outdoor patio and courtyard garden are dog friendly.

Lucky Lou's

Lucky Lou's serves tavern delights such as burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, tacos, and flatbread pizza. Covered patio is dog friendly.

The Unknown Brewing Co

The Unknown Brewing Co. serves a variety of craft beers in a casual setting that welcomes dogs at outdoor picnic tables. Choose from an array of year-round, seasonal, and special series brews that are certain to satisfy the palate and quench any thirst. Dogs are not permitted inside. The taproom is open 4pm to 10pm Wednesday through Friday, Saturdays, noon to 10pm, and Sundays noon to 8pm.; closed Monday and Tuesday.

Love Sushi

Great little sushi place on the boardwalk in the university city region. Dogs can sit with you outside on the patio and will get a bowl of water.

littleSpoon

LittleSpoon is a contemporary neighborhood style cafe that prides itself in using quality, locally-sourced ingredients in everything they make. Menu includes salads, sandwiches, wings, signature coffee drinks, scratch cocktails, and a diverse selection of wine and beer. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt

Menchie's is known for a wide selection of frozen yogurt, including low fat, nonfat, sugar free, and low carb flavors. Choose from tasty toppings like fresh fruit, gummy bears, Oreos, chocolate chip cookie dough, and marshmallows. Fenced patio has posts to loop leashed dogs.

Craft Growler Shop

A specialty food, grocery, and beer garden located in the Gold District of Charlotte’s Southend with 36 beers on tap from local and regional breweries, delicious small plate menu, and dog-friendly patio seating. The food menu features salads, charcuterie, artisan cheeses, and flatbreads. Opens at 11am Monday through Saturday, noon on Sunday.

The Common Market

If you're looking for a place to hang out with friends, have a meal, or get a drink, the Common Market is for you. They have three pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio, which is heated when it gets cooler, although dogs are not allowed inside so someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order. The Common Market is an actual market with a deli and bar attached, so feel free to pick up a few things while you're there! Try one of their delicious sandwiches for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and pair it with a selection from their craft beer list. If you have dietary restrictions, they have a huge menu of vegan and vegetarian items, and are willing to adjust anything on the menu to suit your needs.

Azteca Mexican Restaurant

If you've been looking for delicious Mexican cuisine, check out Azteca Mexican Restaurant, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables for you and your dog to enjoy. They offer the classic Mexican dishes that you have grown to love, as well as specialty dishes like the Don Juan Special- a chicken and spinach burrito with onions, tomatoes, and mushroom sauce, topped with queso and pico de gallo. Try one of the massive margaritas, like the prickly pear margarita, and make sure to ask about the daily specials. Azteca has plenty of vegetarian options, and they are happy to alter menu dishes to suit dietary needs.

Babalu Tapas & Tacos

If you've been looking for a great place to stop for a fun meal with friends and family, check out Babalu Tapas & Tacos, which serves Spanish-inspired cuisine meant for sharing. They have plenty of pet-friendly outdoor tables so your group can enjoy a great meal with the dog. Get an order of guacamole for the table and watch as it's made right there in front of you, or order a stack of tacos, ranging from simple and familiar to extremely complex, like the De Pato taco- duck confit, avocado mousse, yellow onions, cotija cheese, lime vinaigrette, and cilantro. Wash it all down with one of their creative cocktails.

Treehouse Whiskey and Fork

If you've been looking for a modern and fresh take on barbecue and classic American cuisine, check out Treehouse Whiskey and Fork, which has fourteen pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal. Try the sixteen hour hickory smoked brisket, or go for one of their many burgers, tacos, and sandwiches. Make sure to pair it with one of the thirty beers on tap or, or of course, one of their many top-shelf whiskeys. Ask about the daily food and drink specials, like all you can eat crab legs on Mondays, and stop by Wednesday nights for live music!

The Roasting Company

If you like chicken, you'll love The Roasting Company, which has five pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your well behaved dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a nice day. They serve rotisserie chicken made with high-quality, fresh, nutritional ingredients, which you can get on its own or in a wrap, taco, salad, or sandwich. Pair it with one of twenty-two local beers on draft, and enjoy the laid back atmosphere while having a southern or southwestern inspired meal.

French Quarter

For a little taste of New Orleans, check out French Quarter in Charlotte. They have ten pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio facing the Romare Bearden Park, and they hope that the outdoor dining will remind you of New Orleans. French Quarter serves comfort food with a Cajun twist, with classic dishes like chicken wings and burgers to Cajun-style recipes like the Monte Cristo sandwich or Cajun sandwich. Make sure to ask about their daily lunch specials, and pair your meal with one of their many wines or craft beers.

Napa on Providence

For a taste of Napa wine country in Charlotte, check out Napa on Providence, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. Napa on Providence strives to emulate Napa's style of food, drink, and atmosphere by using fresh, local ingredients to create simple dishes from scratch. Come by for lunch or dinner, or on Saturdays and Sundats from 11:30am-2pm, stop by for brunch. There is live music on weekend nights from 6-9pm, and happy hour is from 5-7pm, so there is always some kind of good deal or event happening!

Chubz Famous Chiliburgers

Everyone loves a classic burger with chili, and Chubz Famous Chiliburgers treats chili almost like an art form. They've developed their chili recipe over years of trial and error, and put it on everything from the famous burgers to fries or hot dogs. This is an indulgent treat, but all of the burgers are cooked fresh to order using all natural ingredients. There is only one pet-friendly outdoor table, but they also allow for takeout, so you can get your burger to go if there isn't any seating available. If you aren't in the mood for chili, check out their popular wings!

Hot Taco

If you love tacos, then you'll be sure to love Hot Taco, which has sixteen pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy and meal. They serve a wide host of Mexican cuisine, but their specialties are the tacos. Hot Taco has the classics that you would expect like asada or carnitas, but they also feature specialty tacos like the Korean beef taco or the seared tuna. Try the grande burrito or, for a challenge, try your luck at the El Gordo Challenge- you have one hour to finish a behemoth burrito, three times the size of the grande, for a prize and bragging rights. Check out their daily specials like Taco Tuesday, Margarita Monday, or Latin Nights.

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

If you're looking for a great meal any time of day, check out Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal. Dilworth is open every night until 2am, and the offer daily specials and events every night, like Trivia Tuesdays or live music on Friday nights. Dilworth prides themselves on their slow-cooked meat, including pulled pork, ribs, and spiedies- marinated pork or chicken served on an Italian hoagie. For people with dietary restrictions, they do serve vegetarian and heart healthy options, like the massive build your own salad.

Draught

If you're looking for an upscale place to get a beer and a meal while watching the big game, check out Draught, which has four pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and eat. They feature forty craft beers on tap and a seasonal menu that uses local, organic, and sustainable foods. Try the wings, sandwiches, or entrees like the shrimp and grits or short rib mac and cheese, and make sure to ask about the daily food and drink specials.

Ginbu 401

For classic Chinese cuisine, as well as sushi, check out Ginbu 401. They have four small pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day, but they are also available for delivery and takeout. Try a classic Chinese dish like the fried rice or Mongolian beef, or go for a selection of sushis. They have plenty of sushi platters and specials, or you can order a la carte. One of Ginbu's specialties is the 401 Maki Roll- tempura shrimp and salmon with tuna and wakame on top, and they have plenty of vegetarian sushi rolls, as well.

Sushi Guru Sake Bar & Grill

If you love sushi, you're sure to love Sushi Guru Sake Bar & Grill, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. They proudly feature hand-rolled sushi- both traditional rolls and specialty creations. Try the Guru Roll- tuna, lump crab, and avocado with spicy aioli, baked and topped with fried garlic and shallots. Sushi Guru also offers omakase, where the chef will personally come to your table and hand choose a meal for you from the very best they have to offer that particular day. Sushi Guru is closed on Sundays.

Kickstand Burgers -n- Bar

If you've been searching up and down for a good burger, check out Kickstand Burgers and Bar, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a good meal and a beautiful day. Kickstand believes in using fresh, high-quality ingredients to bring you the best meal possible. Try one of the specialty burgers like The Greek, which is topped with tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, and black olives, or build your own burger exactly the way you like it. Pair it with one of their specialty cocktails, but make sure to ask about the daily drink specials! Vegetarian and gluten free options are available.

Coaltrane's Char Gill

For a delicious meal in Charlotte's extremely popular Epicentre, check out Coaltrane's Char Grill, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a meal while people watching. Coaltrane's most popular items are their chicken dishes, like the rotisserie chicken or pulled chicken sandwich, but they also have vegetarian and gluten-free options, like the stuffed avocado. After your meal, finish it off with their delicious and sweet dolce de leche. They also have a large drink menu, so you can find the perfect pairing to go with your meal.

The Mayobird

One of the most iconic Southern foods is chicken salad, which Mayobird is fully aware of. They have eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can eat, but dogs are not allowed inside, so someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order. Mayobird serves fifteen different varieties of chicken salad ranging from the original to the inventive, like the Big Bird made with curry or the Loaded with bacon, sour cream, and chives. Make sure to try the world famous chicken roll- your choice of chicken salad on a buttered and grilled New England roll.

Carolina Prime Steakhouse

If you've been searching for a great steak, check out Caroline Prime Steakhouse, which has two pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a tasty meal. Carolina Prime serves hand-cut steaks, as well as seafood, chicken, burgers, and more, all of which is prepared with the highest quality ingredients by an established chef. They are very popular for business lunches, and offer quick lunches that will fit right in to your lunch hour. Make sure to ask about the specials before you order!

Q Shack

In the south, good barbecue is king. Stop by Q Shack for a delicious plate of barbecue, which has been slow-cooked and smoked to perfection for hours in one of their on-site barbecue pits. Q Shack has five pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio, so you and your dog can enjoy a great meal on a beautiful day. To suit every palate Q Shack features many different styles of barbecue, from pork butt and beef brisket to smoked chicken and pork ribs.

Giacomo's Pizzeria

If you've been looking for great pizza and Italian cuisine, check out Giacomo's Pizzeria, which has been a staple in the Charlotte area since they opened. They have four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a great meal and a beautiful day. Giacomo's prides themselves on classic homemade Italian recipes. If you're getting a pizza, either build your own or order a signature pizza, like Grandma's Pie, topped with fresh mozzarella, garlic, basil, and olive oil. Try one of the popular Italian entrees and pasta dishes, or get a sub, either hot or cold. Giacomo's is closed on Mondays.

Nova's Bakery

If you're tired of bakeries with old, stale products, check out Nova's Bakery, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a treat on a beautiful day. Nova's prides themselves on baking all of their bread fresh every day using all natural and organic ingredients. Sip a cup of coffee or tea, especially their extremely popular chai, and try one of the tasty treats like the princess doughnut.

The Improper Pig

If you love barbecue, you'll definitely love The Improper Pig, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal. The Improper Pig believes that all types of barbecue are great, and they serve a wide variety, including classic North Carolina barbecue, St. Louis-style ribs, vegetarian barbecue, and even some Korean barbecue favorites. Check out the southern egg rolls or pulled pork sandwich or, if you can't decide, go for the Improper Charcuterie- a platter of just about everything including pulled pork, brisket, ribs, andouille, pimento cheese, slaw, chips, and pickled onions. If you recognize the Improper Pig, that's because it was once featured on the show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.

Leroy Fox

If you love chicken, you're sure to love Leroy Fox, which has seven pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a tasty meal. Leroy Fox specializes in fried chicken, made with all-natural, hormone-free, fresh chicken. Get a basket of their classic chicken fingers, or go for a dish like The Elizabeth- barreled chicken tenderloins, breaded and deep-fried, served with honey mustard and ranch over Cajun fries. If you don't like chicken, they also serve fresh seafood dishes, grass-fed beef, and local vegetables. Pair your meal with one of their signature cocktails and make sure to ask about the drink specials!

The Pizza Peel and Taproom

If you love pizza, check out The Pizza Peel and Taproom, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Pizza Peel prides themselves on their delicious crusts, which are made with premium ingredients like olive oil, molasses, and wheat flour, which makes it crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Build your own pizza or try a specialty pie like Tong's Thai, topped with Thai sweet chili sauce, chicken, red onion, red pepper, mozzarella, and fresh basil. If you aren't in the mood for pizza, try their delicious wings or salads.

Local Loaf

Who said sandwiches have to be basic? Check out Local Loaf, which has plenty of outdoor pet-friendly seating, and try one of their many specialty sandwiches. Local Loaf prides themselves on using fresh ingredients, including artisan bread baked fresh every morning. No matter what you order, everything will be made to order and served hot. If you aren't a fan of sandwiches, check out the soups, omelets, pastries, burgers, or salads. Local Loaf is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so you'll have plenty of time to visit.

Gusto

For casual yet delicious tapas and Italian entrees, check out Gusto, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal and a beautiful day. They feature market fresh foods including pastas made daily and wood-fired pizzas. Try a refreshing sangria or a selection from the extensive wine list, and pair it with one of their classic specialties like the lobster bisque, garlic shrimp, or patatas brava.

Orrman's Cheese Shop

Anyone who loves cheese will love Orrman's Cheese Shop, which has plenty of pet-friendly outdoor seating for you to enjoy with your dog. They pride themselves on sourcing their many cheeses from small batch producers, and they have a huge selection of local and regional options, as well as artisan products. Try the gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, like the gouda and plum chutney sandwich, or grab a slice of quiche or a baguette sandwich.

Futo Buta

Futo Buta is a ramen house, but this is definitely not the ramen you made in a college dorm room microwave when you only had two dollars to your name. They have thirteen pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal, and they pride themselves on delicious and flavor packed ramens- not from a flavor packet, but from actual seasonings and ingredients. Try a bowl of one of their specialty ramens, which can be customized to your taste, or get a sandwich or rice bowl. Futo Buta features several seasonal ramen choices, which change depending on what's fresh at the time, as well as complex specialties, like the Buta Bowl- chicken and dashi broth with noodles, pork belly, duck confit, spicy pork, ono chili sauce, corn, leek, scallion, cayenne pepper, and onsen egg.

Growler USA

Beer aficionados and newbies alike will love Growler USA, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables and 100 different craft beers on tap. You can enjoy a meal, and one of the highly trained servers will assist you in choosing the perfect beer to accompany your food, and will even usually offer tastes of a brew before you commit to buying. Share a couple of appetizers with the table or try one of their entrees like the beer brat gyro, and wash it down with a flight of distinct beers. Even if you're not drinking, you won't be relegated just to soda and water- they also serve a variety of non-alcoholic kombucha and root beer.

Pike's Old Fashion Soda Shop

If you're missing the classic diners and soda parlors of the past, stop by Pike's Old Fashion Soda Shop, which has lots of pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Create a burger from the burger bar, try a sandwich, or get one of their tasty sandwiches, or just go for dessert. Pike's is known for their fantastic shakes, malts, floats, and sundaes. Come on Sundays for brunch from 8am-2pm!

Pure Pizza

If you love pizza but also try to eat health-conscious food, you'll love eating at Pure Pizza, which has plenty of pet-friendly outdoor seating in the food court that they're located in. Dogs are not allowed inside, so someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order. Pure Pizza uses farm fresh, locally and organically grown ingredients to create their pizzas. Build your own pizza by choosing your crust (regular, whole wheat, or gluten free) and toppings, or choose from their selection of craft pizzas with fun names like the Slap Yo Mama Lasagna, She-Rex, and Lil' Weezy Five Cheezy.

Moe's Grill

Welcome to Moe's! Moe's Southwest Grill has five pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a tasty meal, but dogs are not allowed inside, so someone will have to wait with your pup while you go in to order. At Moe's, you get to create your own meal to youe exact specifications by going down the line and choosing all of your ingredients from over twenty fresh choices. All meals come with free chips and salsa, and you can choose from lots of different options from their salsa bar. Try the Homewrecker- a massive burrito with your choice of ground beef, chicken, pork, steak, and tofu, topped with whatever you want, including guacamole and sour cream.

Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

If you've been looking for traditional and authentic Mexican cuisine, check out Monterrey Mexican Restaurant, which has nine pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Try one of their famous tacos, burritos, enchiladas, or fajitas, and make sure to pair it with one of their massive margaritas. They have a wide variety of super premium tequilas to choose from, making this a delicious and fun place to stop in for dinner or lunch.

Murphy's Kitchen & Tap

If you're looking for a taste of Ireland, check out Murphy's Kitchen & Tap, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables for you and your dog to enjoy. They feature both Irish and American favorites like shepherd's pie, reubens, fish and chips, and Sunday steak. Pair your meal with a craft beer, glass of wine, or a classic nineteenth century inspired cocktail. Stop by on Thursdays for trivia nights! Parking is free across the street after 5:30pm.

Rusty's Deli & Grille

If you're looking for a great place for a meal, check out Rusty's Deli & Grille, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal and a beautiful day. Try one of their deli sandwiches or burgers, like the South Charlotte Cheesesteak or Rusty's Reuben, or go for a soup, salad, or other offering. One of the most exciting things about Rusty's is that they have a full vegetarian menu for people with dietary restrictions.

Crispy Banh Mi

If you've been searching for delicious Banh Mi and Vietnamese cuisine, check out Crispy Banh Mi, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal. Try the summer rolls or vermicelli bowl, but they pride themselves on the Banh Mi sandwiches, particularly their favorite- grilled chicken, ham, pork, cheese, carrot, cucumber, daikon, jalapeno, and cilantro. Wash it all down with a delicious and refreshing fruit tea. Crispy Banh Mi is extremely popular among locals.

Benny Pennello's

If you love pizza, or if you just love a challenge, you'll be sure to love Benny Pennello's, which has two pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a slice of tasty pizza. Order by the slice or get one of their massive 28-inch pizzas to share with the group. Don't feel like sharing? Take a go at the Benny's Challenge, where you eat an entire sausage and pepperoni pizza, weighing about eight pounds, within an hour. If you can do it, you'll win $500, a tshirt, and bragging rights. If you've still got room after that, or after your normal-sized meal, have a tasty gourmet popsicle from King of Pops.

Matt's Chicago Dog

Anyone looking for a taste of the windy city should look no further than Matt's Chicago Dog, which has twelve pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. While they are best known for their genuine Vienna beef hot dogs, Matt's also serves burgers, Italian sandwiches, Polish sausages, salads, and even deep dish pizza. Make sure to check out the Chicago dog- a beef dog on a poppy seed bun and topped with mustard, pickles, relish, onions, tomatoes, peppers, and celery salt. They even have veggie dogs available!

Dish

For good old fashioned home cooking, as well as modern twists on the classics, check out Dish, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a delicious meal. Dish serves classics like fried okra, fried green tomatoes, and burgers, as well as more exotic options like the blackberry chipotle chicken burger and a wide host of vegan options. Try the sampler platter for a taste of most of the appetizers. If Dish looks familiar, you may recognize it from the show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Dish is closed on Sundays.

Sunflour Baking Company

For a delicious bakery, check out Sunflour Baking Company, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a treat on a beautiful day. Sunflour is an exhibition bakery, meaning that there is a window to the kitchen where you can watch the bakers as they work. They pride themselves on baking all of their products daily from scratch using no artificial flavorings or preservatives. Try a croissant with a cup of organic coffee or a sandwich, and make sure to check out the vegan and gluten free items if you have dietary restrictions. Sunflour donates many of their unsold baked goods to the Salvation Army at the end of the day.

Big Ben British Pub and Restaurant

If you've been looking for a taste of the UK, check out Big Ben British Pub and Restaurant and escape to England for a little while. They have several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can stop by to watch some live UK football or just to grab a meal. Make sure to ask about the specials, but Big Ben serves classics like shepherd's pie, Welsh rarebit, and scotch eggs, as well as a traditional English breakfast, which is served every day until 2pm. Big Ben is Charlotte's only British pub, and all of their food is homemade using traditional English recipes. Stop by on Tuesday nights at 7pm for pub trivia!

Anzi Pizza & Pasta

If you've been searching for delicious pizza, check out Anzi Pizza & Pasta, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables for you and your dog to enjoy. Anzi's uses only the best and freshest ingredients in their dishes, all of which are made entirely from scratch- dough and sauce included. They feature both Sicilian and New York style pizzas, and you can either build your own or choose from a specialty pizza like Anzi's Special- a Sicilian-style pizza with fresh tomatoes, basil, olive oil, romano, and mozzarella. If you're looking for something a bit smaller, order your pizza by the slice, or go for one of the delicious pasta dishes or hero sandwiches. Make sure to ask about the rotating specials. Anzi is closed on Sundays.

Dilworth Coffee-Highland Creek

Coffee lovers will love Dilworth Coffee's Highland Creek location, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can sip a cup of coffee while enjoying a beautiful day. Dilworth uses small batch roasting practices to create blends from the finest beans available. They serve single-origin coffee, blends, espresso, as well as flavored drink. If you aren't a fan of coffee, don't worry! There are other drinks available, like the popular chai, as well as a selection of pastries, bagels, oatmeal, and more!

Toast Cafe

If you're looking for the perfect place for breakfast or lunch, check out Toast Cafe, which is open from 7am-3pm and has nine pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a nice day. Try their famous specialty French toast, or go for an omelet, sandwich, wrap, or melt. Breakfast is their specialty, and it is served all day, but you can't go wrong with Toast Cafe's lunch, either.

True Crafted Pizza

For pizza lovers, True Crafted Pizza is the way to go. They have several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal, but dogs are not allowed inside, so someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order at the counter. True Crafted Pizza uses the finest ingredients available to create both traditional oven baked pizzas and their signature grilled pizzas. Build your own or choose a specialty pizza like the Bacon and Egg pizza, topped with bacon, fried egg, roasted potatoes, garlic, and olive oil. Make sure to pair your pizza with a drink from the full bar!

Diamond Restaurant

For classic diner-style comfort food, check out Diamond Restaurant in Charlotte, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal. Diamond has been open and largely unchanged since 1945 and has made itself a staple in the community. Try the classics like fried chicken, pulled pork, or burgers, and make sure to ask about the blue plate specials. Breakfast is served all day long, and they have plenty of vegetarian options for people with dietary restrictions.

Antonio's Pizza

For delicious pizza at reasonable prices, check out Antonio's Pizza, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your pup can enjoy a beautiful day and a pizza. Build your own pizza or try one of the specialty pizzas, like Antonio's special pizza- topped with chicken, garlic, spinach, tomato, and mozzarella. For people with a smaller appetite, they also offer pizza by the slice. Not in the mood for pizza? Try one of the Italian entrees like the chicken al pomodoro or tortellini al pesto. Antonio's offers a $5 lunch special from Monday-Thursday, as well as a student discount, and they are closed on Sundays.

JP Charlotte

If you're looking for an upscale approach to classic American cuisine, check out JP Charlotte, which is located on the property of the Westin Charlotte and offers ten pet-friendly outdoor tables on the terrace. They use fresh, local, seasonal ingredients and a seasonally rotating menu to bring together the best meal possible, and feature brick fired steaks, burgers, and flat breads. Try the Carolina Burger, topped with smoked pork chili, pimento cheese, and lettuce, or go for the seasonal soup or pizza of the day, made with whatever was best at the market on that day. Reservations are recommended but not required.

StrikeCity

For a great place to go for lunch or dinner, check out StrikeCity, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables. StrikeCity is actually a bowling alley, but they also have a restaurant. Dogs, unfortunately, are not allowed inside in the restaurant or bowling alley. They serve American classics like salads, nachos, pizzas, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and pasta. Try the Chipotle Cilantro burger- a classic patty topped with house chiptle ciantro sauce over fresh avocado slices and melted provolone. Someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order.

New Zealand Cafe

If you're looking for a great place for lunch or dinner, check out New Zealand Cafe, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a tasty meal on a beautiful day. New Zealand Cafe features New Zealand inspired food, as well as Asian cuisine. Try one of their steaks or seafood dishes, or get a platter of hand-rolled sushi. Grab a bento box for lunch or stop by for dinner for the New Zealand pork chop, and pair it with a selection from their extensive wine and saki list.

House of Leng

For a fresh and tasty modern take on Chinese cuisine, check out House of Leng, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. Try one of the family-style entrees to share with the table or just order for yourself- either way, you'll be getting a meal that has been homemade with fresh ingredients. Check out some of the chef specialties like seafood delight, Mongolian duck, and Leng shrimp, or go for one of the healthy steamers.

Pub at Gateway

If you're looking for a fantastic place for a meal and a drink, check out the Pub at Gateway, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables on the sidewalk, where you can kick back and enjoy people watching as you observe the hustle and bustle of uptown Charlotte. Try one of their American classics like the burgers or wings, and make sure to pair it with a beer or cocktail from their huge drinks list. The Pub features daily entertainment and specials, like Trivia Tuesdays or Thirsty Thursdays, featuring live music at 10pm.

Inizio Pizza Napoletana

If you love delicious and authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, you'll love Inizio Pizza Napoletana, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables for you to enjoy with your dog. Inizio is run by self-proclaimed "dough nerds" and they pride themselves on the craft and tradition of pizza making. Try one of the handcrafted pizzas made with high-quality ingredients and wood-fired at extreme temperatures. No matter what you get, your pizza will be delicious, and you can either build your own pizza or choose a specialty, like the pistacchio pizza, topped with rosemary, sea salt, ricotta, buffalo mozzarella, garlic, and pistachio pesto sauce.

Cowbell Burger & Bar

If you love delicious burgers and drinks, check out Cowbell Burger & Bar, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables during warm weather. They have a small batch whiskey bar, a wide array of craft cocktails and local beers, and gourmet burgers, made with hand ground patties, sauce made in-house, and locally baked bread. Try a classic like the Elvis cheeseburger, or go for a more exotic option like Jimmy's Page- a turkey patty on a brioche bun, topped with granny smith apple, candied bacon, sharp white cheddar, lettuce, and pineapple sriracha.

Hef's Bar & Grill

For a casual dining experience, check out Hef's Bar & Grill, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables on their patio where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. Hef's features classic dishes like soups and salads, sandwiches, wraps, fresh ground burgers, and wings, which are available in ten different flavors and sauces. Watch the big game on one of their TVs with your buddies, and make sure to ask about the daily happy hour specials from 3-6:30pm.

Rush Espresso

For breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, you can't go wrong with Rush Espresso, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables for you and your dog to enjoy. Rush is a cafe and wine bar featuring hand crafted coffee beverages and cocktails, pastries, cheese and charcuterie boards, and fresh meals cooked from scratch. If you have dietary restrictions, make sure to ask about the vegetarian, gluten free, and dairy free options that are available to you. Stop by on Friday and Saturday evenings for live music!

Libretto's Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen

For great authentic New York style pizza, check out Libretto's Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, which has two pet-friendly outdoor patios where you and your dog can share a meal on a beautiful day. Libretto's is open late to accommodate night owls looking for a bite to eat. Build your own pizza with your choice of crust, including gluten free crusts, or get a specialty pizza like the Get Him to the Greek, which is topped with tomatoes, feta cheese, olives, and grilled chicken. Even if you aren't in the mood for pizza, Libretto's also serves salads, calzones, pasta, and hero sandwiches.

Riccio's Pizza Villa

If you've been looking for delicious Italian cuisine and pizza, look no farther than Riccio's Pizza Villa, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal during warm weather. They use high-quality ingredients and cook all meals to order in order to bring you the best possible meals. Try one of the Italian entrees, build your own pasta dish, or go for a pizza. You can build your own pizza or choose a specialty pie like the Greek pizza or the Kazoo's Barbecue Chicken pizza.

Courtyard Hooligans

Any fans of international (especially European) football/ soccer will love Courtyard Hooligans, which has one pet-friendly outdoor table, but sometimes allows dogs inside the bar. While most of the games they show are European football, they also show major rugby and American games. Courtyard Hooligans has a full bar, including a huge list of import and craft beers, making this a popular location for locals as well as international tourists to bond over sports. If you aren't sure if the game you want will be playing, just call ahead and one of the bartenders would be happy to tell you their schedule.

Hasaki

If you've been looking for great Japanese cuisine, check out Hasaki, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. They are located conveniently on the first floor of the ALLY center within walkable distance of many hotels. Hasaki serves both Japanese steakhouse fare and sushi, including traditional rolls, as well as specialties like the Panther roll- deep fried salmon, avocado, cream cheese, and crabmeat. Hasaki is closed on Sundays.

Gleiberman's Kosher Mart & Restaurant

If you keep a kosher diet and have had trouble finding kosher restaurants in Charlotte, check out Glieberman's Kosher Mart & Restaurant, which is certified fully kosher. They have two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal, but dogs are not allowed inside, so someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order. Check out their restaurant, which serves classic favorites like matzo ball soup and burgers or, for a more exotic option, shawarma and General Tso's chicken. Check out their Shabbat dinner specials! Glieberman's is closed on Saturdays.

Luigi's Pizza

If you like New York style pizza, you'll be sure to like Luigi's Pizza, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables. Order your pizza by the slice or get a whole pie- it's your choice! You have the option of building your own pizza from a huge list of ingredients or choosing a specialty pizza like the Buffalo Chicken pizza or the Luigi's Special- their version of a supreme pizza. Even if you aren't in the mood for pizza, Luigi's also serves a selection of salads, pasta dishes, and sub sandwiches. Make sure to pair your meal with one of their beers!

Banh Thai at Ballantyne

For delicious and authentic Thai cuisine, try Banh Thai at Ballantyne, which has four pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and tasty meal. Banh Thai uses fresh meats and vegetables, as well as fine herbs and spices to create flavorful and refreshing dishes using traditional Thai recipes. Try a Thai classic like the Pad Thai or crispy duck, or go for a few selections from their full-service sushi bar. No matter what you order, your food will be beautifully presented by a polite server.

Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar

If you're looking for a place to get a great sampling of wine and a delicious meal, you'll be sure to love Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a tasty meal. They really believe in the art of wine, and focus on both the enjoyment of wine and education about wine. If you have any questions about pairings or anything else, their master sommelier would be happy to help you out. Try a charcuterie board or a meal of goat cheese dumplings or kale gnocchi- whatever you get is sure to be great. Stop by on Sundays from 11am-3pm for brunch!

The Wooden Vine Wine Bar & Bistro

If you love fine wine and classic American style food, check out The Wooden Vine Wine Bar & Bistro, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal and sip a glass of wine on a beautiful day. Try a selection from their local, seasonal menu, like the chicken and dumplings, steak and potatoes, or charcuterie, and make sure to ask about wine pairings. Every meal has several wines chosen to specifically highlight the intricate flavors.

The Press Box Bar & Grill

If you're looking for a great place for a meal and a drink, check out The Press Box Bar & Grill, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Stop in to catch the game on one of their many TVs featuring just about any sports program you could ask for, or just come for a meal. All of their meats are hand carved and the drinks are handmade. Try the TPB Burger, topped with sauteed mushrooms, grilled onions, and provolone cheese, and make sure to ask about the daily specials.

Taijuana Flats

If you like Tex Mex food, check out Tijuana Flats. They are a chain restaurant with several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. All meals at Tijuana Flats are made to order from fresh ingredients that were prepared that same day. They use no frozen or canned food, and all of their chicken, pork, and beef is completely hormone free. Try one of the delicious burritos, chimichangas, tacos, or enchiladas.

Boiling Pot

If you've been looking for a fun dining experience, check out Boiling Pot, which has one pet-friendly outdoor table for you and your dog to enjoy. Boiling Pot serves traditional Asian fondue, also known as "hot pot", as well as tapas and other selections. Just pick a soup base, pick your ingredients, and cook them right at your table within minutes. If you aren't in the mood to cook for yourself, try the burgers, wings, or steak options.

CharBar no. 7

If you love beef, you'll be sure to love CharBar no.7, which specializes almost entirely in good beef. They have six pet-friendly tables on their outdoor covered patio, where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day while also escaping the sun. Try one of CharBar's fifty beer selections, and pair it with either a steak or a delicious burger. They use only the best ingredients in their dishes, all of which are prepared fresh from scratch, like the Charleston burger, which is topped with jalapeno pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onions. Make sure to ask about the daily specials!

New South Kitchen & Bar

If you are looking for a great place for a meal, check out New South Kitchen & Bar, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables for you and your dog to enjoy. New South believes in a seasonal, ingredient-driven menu and they utilize produce and meats from local family owned farms that follow sustainable farming practices. None of the meats or produce were grown using any antibiotics or artificial growth hormones. Make sure to check out the daily specials, or order from their wide menu of classic dishes ranging from chicken and waffles to roasted duck breast. Gluten free menus are available upon request.

Amazing Wok

If you've been looking for somewhere to go for delicious Chinese cuisine in Charlotte, look no further than Amazing Wok, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a great meal. Amazing Wok serves standard Chinese face, but they do it extremely well, and use fresh and quality ingredients, which many Chinese restaurants do not do. They pride themselves on their fast service and their house specialties, like the extremely popular dumplings, sesame chicken, and General Tso's chicken.

Arooji's Wine Room & Ristorante

For delicious Tuscan cuisine and friendly service, check out Arooji's Wine Room & Ristorante, which has six pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a tasty meal. They feature classic Italian dishes, as well as new twists, like the Funghi di Arooji- four wild mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese and spinach, baked and served over marinara sauce. Ask your server for their wine recommendations, as they have a huge wine list and you'll want to find the perfect pairing to go with your meal. If you're lucky, you may even be treated to live music!

Libretto's Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen

For great authentic New York style pizza, check out Libretto's Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can share a meal on a beautiful day. Libretto's is located in Charlotte's popular Epicentre, and they stay open late to accommodate the booming nightlife in that area. Build your own pizza with your choice of crust, including gluten free crusts, or get a specialty pizza like the Get Him to the Greek, which is topped with tomatoes, feta cheese, olives, and grilled chicken. Even if you aren't in the mood for pizza, Libretto's also serves salads, calzones, pasta, and hero sandwiches.

Fenwick's

If you've been searching for delicious home cooked comfort food, check out Fenwick's, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and tasty meal. Fenwick's is open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, and features daily chef specials. Try the pot roast dinner or one of the shrimp dishes, but make sure to save room for one of their famous desserts. The bread pudding and pecan cream pie are especially popular dishes.

Rajbhog Foods

Fans of Indian cuisine will love Rajbhog Foods, which has one pet-friendly outdoor table where you and your dog can enjoy a meal. Dogs are not allowed inside, so someone will have to wait outside with your pup while you go in to order. They serve a wide variety of classic Indian favorites like samosas, chaats, and dosa, and feature a large vegetarian menu. While you're there, pick up a few groceries or a treat to take home.

Alton's Kitchen & Cocktails

Alton's Kitchen & Cocktails serves casual American cusine, perfect for all occasion with a dog friendly patio. Located at Jetton Village III with great dail food and beverage specials.

Sisters Fine American Cuisine

Family-owned restaurant with an American flair serving pulled pork, fish tacos, and house made key lime pie. Deck seating welcomes dogs.

Fox and Hound

Fox and Hound is a sports bar with hot wings, burgers and a great menu. Bring your dog and sit on the deck!

Beef 'O' Brady's

This casual chain eatery and sports bar serves a variety of American bar and grill classics in a modern setting that welcomes dogs in the outdoor seating area. Warm up those taste buds with delicious appetizers like boom boom shrimp, jalapeno corn fritters, and Buffalo chicken dip, then feast on hearty entrees such as Nashville hot grilled chicken, St. Louis ribs, sizzling fajitas, BBQ bacon cheeseburgers, and prime rib sandwiches. Don't forget to leave room for a warm slice of molten chocolate cake for dessert. Patio tables are dog friendly, but calling ahead for seating is required to ensure availability. Call for hours.

Foster's Grille

Foster's serves char burgers, grilled bratwurst, spicy wings, and mint chocolate chip shakes. Dogs are welcome on the patio and water will be provided.

Backstreet Pub

Backstreet offers a wide selection of bottled and beers on tap. Dogs are welcome both inside and outside.

The String Bean

The String Bean Fresh Market and Deli is fantastic! Bring Fido and sit out on their great patio. Try the Duck Fat Fries and a Pesto Burger, have a beer from their fantastic selection, and maybe even enjoy a live band by the outdoor fireplaces. You and your pup will love it!

Crafty Beer Guys

Craft beer brew-pub and bottle shop. They don't serve food, but dogs are welcome both indoors and outdoors.

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

Delicious burgers and salads with build your own options. Only eight outside tables, but very welcoming to dogs on leashes, and will bring water out for them as well.

Sangam Indian Cuisine

Sangam serves a full menu of traditional Indian cuisine such as mulligatawny soup, lamb kebabs, chicken curry, and naan (baked white bread). They have a large outdoor patio where dogs are always welcome.

Galway Hooker Irish Pub

Galway uses fresh local ingredients in all their dishes, including creamy tomato and basil soup, beer battered fish and chips, and Cajun pasta. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables.

Friends

Friends is pet friendly! Great local bar, not too far off I-85, reasonable prices. Great food and a dog-friendly outdoor patio that has chairs, tables, and TVs (in the summer there's corn hole and other games).

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Michael's Rock Hill Grille

Michael's offers sandwiches and burgers for lunch, and beef, chicken, and seafood entrees for dinner. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the patio.

McHale's Irish Pub

Irish pub and dining in a beautiful, historic downtown building. Pleasant outdoor patio is dog friendly. Menu includes burgers, sandwiches, shepherd's pie, and blackened cod. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Madison's Coffee House

Madison's offers a variety of delicious coffees, lattes, hot chocolate, smoothies, milkshakes, & breakfast sandwiches. Dogs are allowed on the patio.

Sonic Drive-In

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!

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Mexicasa

Mexicasa has HUGE margaritas, good food and outside seating for the whole family, including Fido!

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

McAlister's Deli

Good place to eat. They have a good size menu with sandwiches and are known for their baked potatoes. Kids eat free on Tuesdays has a covered patio and dogs are welcome.

Mac's Speed Shop

BBQ, burgers, beer, and more. Outdoor dining area is dog friendly.

Charlie's Coffeehouse

Neighborhood coffee shop with coffee, espresso, tea, and a variety of baked breads and treats. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.

Sonic Drive-In

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!

Lake Town Tavern

Menu is comprise of traditional bar food. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Hobo's

Hobo's delivers juicy burgers, sweet shakes, and refreshing craft beer. Other menu favorites include fried grouper bites, cobb salads, and chicken and waffles sandwiches. Outdoor deck seating is dog friendly.

Sonic Drive-In

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!

McAlister's Deli

Sandwiches, salads, awesome baked potatoes, and a kids menu. Covered patio allows dogs.

Sonic Drive-In

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!

Dunwellz

Dunwellz features Buffalo shrimp, wings, pizza, and the famous donut burger. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Starbucks

Starbucks Coffee in Birkdale Village has a large outdoor sitting area with mostly shaded umbrella tables.

Flipside Restaurant

The Flipside Restaurant is located in historic downtown Rock Hill, and takes pride in bringing locally inspired comfort food to an upscale southern hospitality dining environment. Menu includes fried green tomatoes, shrimp boil, coastal catch, slow smoked chicken, braised beef short ribs, and shrimp and grits. It's the perfect place to stop for a delicious lunch in the middle of the day, or a relaxed dinner with family and friends.

Starbucks

In addition to the wide selection of coffee, espresso, lattes, pastries, and sandwiches, this Starbucks location also offers dog-friendly patio seating.

Grapevine Wine Shop and Bar

Grapevine creates a comfortable atmosphere offering a unique and distinctive mix of coffee, wines, and specialty beers. This multi-purpose space is home to both a retail shop to purchase wines, beer, accessories, and cigars, as well as an on-site bar area to enjoy coffee, espresso, wine, beer, artisan cheeses, and desserts in the company of your friends and neighbors. Leashed dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area.

Grapevine Wine Shop and Bar

Grapevine creates a comfortable atmosphere offering a unique and distinctive mix of coffee, wines, and specialty beers. This multi-purpose space is home to both a retail shop to purchase wines, beer, accessories, and cigars, as well as an on-site bar area to enjoy coffee, espresso, wine, beer, artisan cheeses, and desserts in the company of your friends and neighbors. Leashed dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area.

Cabarrus Brewery

Cabarrus Brewery serves a refreshing lineup of year-round and seasonal craft beer in a spacious and lively warehouse setting that welcomes dogs both inside and outside. Patrons can choose from a rotating selection of IPAs, ambers, stouts, blonde ales, and innovative one-offs. There is no food service, but local food trucks are often onsite to provide yummy eats. Leashed dogs are welcome inside the taproom and on the large outdoor patio. Cabarrus Brewery is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday 4pm to 11pm, Saturday noon to 11pm, and Sunday 1pm to 7pm.

High Branch Brewing

High Branch Brewing offers a unique blend of traditional end experimental craft beer in a comfy and relaxed setting that welcomes dogs in the outdoor seating area. Patrons can select from an ever-changing lineup of flavorful libations, including IPAs, stouts, and saisons. Food trucks are usually around on Saturdays, and outside eats can be brought or delivered from nearby restaurants. Dogs can join their owners at outdoor deck tables. High Branch Brewing is open Thursday 4pm to 9pm, Friday 4pm to 10pm, Saturday 2pm to 10pm, Sunday 1pm to 7pm, and is closed Monday through Wednesday.

Joe's Sports Bar

If you're looking for a perfect place to grab a meal and watch the big game, check out Joe's Sports Bar, which has a large pet-friendly outdoor patio for you and your dog to enjoy on nice days. Joe's features craft beers and top shelf whiskeys, as well as a delicious and varied menu. Try a sandwich or flatbread, or get one of their popular burgers. You can either build your own burger or choose a specialty burger like the peanut butter and bacon burger. Make sure to ask about the daily specials! Happy hour is from 4-7pm.

Carm's Cafe

For a great place to stop in for a healthy breakfast or lunch, check out Carm's Cafe, which has three pet-friendly outdoor tables, available for the warm season starting in May. Carm's is open every day except for Sundays from 9am-3pm, and would love to have you drop by. They feature sandwiches, fresh soups, coffee, and more, using local ingredients to make classic Southern dishes. Try the avocado chicken salad or chicken and dumplings, or ask about the many vegetarian specialties.

Crafty Burg'r

If you like burgers, you've love Crafty Burg'r, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Crafty prides themselves on providing extremely fresh burgers- the meat is ground daily, the buns are freshly baked, and the sides are all prepared and cooked in-house. Build your own burger or try one of the specialty burgers like the Mac n' Cheese Burg'r or the Rolling Hills of Carolina Burg'r, topped with chili, cheese, slaw, bustard, and onions. Pair it all with one of Crafty's beer and wine selections.

Six Pence Pub

Six Pence Pub has a few dog-friendly tables in front by the sidewalk where you and Fido can enjoy a pint and a bite. The pub is British style serving several traditional dishes along with American classics. You'll find an extensive beer selection as well as specialty coffees, scotch, and bourbon.

Amelie's Rock Hill

Located in historic downtown Rock Hill, Amelie's French Bakery and Cafe serves authentic regional cuisine in a relaxed Parisian style bistro setting with dog-friendly outside tables. Patrons can sample delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes such as croissants, quiche, bacon and cheese turnovers, BLTs, tartine, hearty sandwiches like croque monsieur, turkey and brie, roast beef and manchego, and ham and cheese, plus delectable desserts that include seasonal bouchee, coconut macaroons, meringue cookies, and pecan sticky buns. Amelie's French Bakery and Cafe is open Sunday 9am to 8pm, Monday 7am to 8pm, Tuesday through Thursday 7am to 9pm and Friday and Saturday 7am to 10pm.

The Wine Room

For anyone looking to wine down after the work day, check out The Wine Room, which has plenty of pet-friendly outdoor seating on their front and side patios. Located in Afton Village, the Wine Room features a huge selection of wines and craft beers, as well as a bistro menu. Try a cheese board, or get one of their paninis, wraps, sandwiches, or salads. Make sure to ask your server to help you find the perfect wine to complement your meal. The Wine Room is closed on sundays.

Legal Remedy Brewing

For refreshing craft beer and tasty craft food, stop by Legal Remedy Brewing, a casual and contemporary brewpub that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Sample 24 taps of year-round and seasonal ales, lagers, and stouts, then appease the appetite with mouthwatering options like nachos, Southern poutine, steak salad, smoked brisket sandwiches, kielbasa, shrimp and grits, smokehouse meatloaf, fish and chips, and for dessert fried moon pies. Dogs can join their owners in the spacious front outdoor seating area. Legal Remedy Brewing is open 5pm to 10pm Tuesday, 11:30am to 10pm Wednesday and Thursday, 11:30am to 11pm Friday and Saturday, noon to 8pm Sunday, and is closed Mondays.

La Roma's Pizza

For fans of Italian cuisine and pizza, La Roma's Pizza is just the thing. They have two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day. Try one of their salads, subs, or pasta dishes, or go for the classic New York style pizza. You can either build your own pizza from a huge list of ingredients or choose a specialty pizza like La Roma's Specialty, topped with ham, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, and feta cheese. Make sure to ask about the daily specials!

The Gateway to Athens

Anyone craving authentic Greek cuisine will love The Gateway to Athens, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. They serve lunch and dinner and feature recipes passed down straight from Greece, and make all of their food from scratch using the very freshest ingredients. Check out their famous gyros, or go for one of the salads, sandwiches, and other classic Greek dishes. On Sundays, The Gateway to Athens is only open from 12-3pm.

Grumpy Brothers

Grumpy Brothers Grill and Bakery serves classic American and Southern comfort food in a laid-back Carolina sports themed atmosphere with dog-friendly outside tables. Patrons can appease their appetites with delicious options such as Cajun kale and salmon salad, BLTs, grilled pimento cheese, reubens, French dips, smoked sausage dawgs, chicken quesadillas, cheeseburgers, shrimp and grits, blackened chicken pasta, pulled pork sandwiches, and grilled mahi mahi. Wash it all down with a glass of sweet tea or fresh lemonade. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome in the gated patio seating area. Grumpy Brothers Grill and Bakery is open 11am to 8pm Monday through Saturday and 11am to 2pm on Sunday.

Burger Craft

Burger Craft is dedicated to creating handcrafted burgers with grass fed beef and locally sourced produce. The restaurant has two dog-friendly tables outside, or you can order online to pick up your meal to go. Their menu includes specially designed burgers or you can customize your own from their wide selection of ingredients. Burger Craft also offers gluten free options as well as desserts like shakes, floats, and malts.

Dough New York Style Bakery

If you've been looking for a perfect bakery from which to buy some sweets, check out Dough New York Style Bakery, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a treat on a beautiful day. Dough is run by a highly trained and experienced pastry chef from New York, and all of the baked goods are made from scratch in-house every day using completely fresh ingredients. Check out the bagels, or go for a cookie, cake, or mini pie. If you like what you taste, Dough is also available for special orders and catering.

521 Bbq & Grill

521 BBQ serves succulent barbecue favorites in a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere that offers dog-friendly outside seating. Patrons can dig into plates of hickory smoked chopped pork, grilled chicken, baby back ribs, and smoked sausage, or wrap their hands around hearty BBQ sandwiches, burgers, hot dawgs, BLTs, and hot ham and cheese. Savory sides include mac and cheese, baked beans, hush puppies, potato salad, and coleslaw. It's the perfect spot to grab some hearty grub in the Fort Mill area. Dogs are welcome at front outdoor tables near the smoker. 521 BBQ opens at 11am Tuesday through Sunday and is closed Mondays.

New Peach Stand

The Peach Stand offers all there is to love about a roadside produce stand along with the diverse selections of a deli, restaurant, bakery, and butcher shop. They have a few small tables outside of the main store where you can find dog-friendly seating with Fido. You'll find a little bit of everything at the Peach Stand from burgers and breakfast to fresh produce and baked treats for the road.

Nick's Gyros and Seafood

The dog-friendly Nick's Gyros & Seafood serves traditional Greek fare and seafood classics in a bright, open fast food style setting. Choose from a flavorful array of tasty dishes such as shrimp salad, devil crab, wings, Angus burgers, chicken gyros, fish subs, Cuban sandwiches, and delicious seafood combo platters featuring oysters, scallops, cod fish, tilapia, and flounder. Dessert lovers can satisfy that sweet tooth with red velvet and chocolate cake. Dogs can sit with their owners at the three side outdoor tables. Nick's Gyros & Seafood is open from 11am to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 11am to 2am Friday and Saturday.

Matt's Chicago Dog

Anyone looking for a taste of the windy city should look no further than Matt's Chicago Dog, which has six pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful day. While they are best known for their genuine Vienna beef hot dogs, Matt's also serves burgers, Italian sandwiches, Polish sausages, salads, and even deep dish pizza. Make sure to check out the Chicago dog- a beef dog on a poppy seed bun and topped with mustard, pickles, relish, onions, tomatoes, peppers, and celery salt. They even have veggie dogs available!

D9 Brewery

Beer snobs will be sure to love D9 Brewery, which has plenty of pet-friendly outdoor seating where you and your dog can enjoy a few pints with friends on a nice day. D9 features fifteen draft beers, brewed right there at the brewery. They have a mix of both seasonal and year round staples for you to choose from, like the Hakuna Matata IPA or one of their sour ales. Recently, D9 has embarked on a mission to become the top names in wild fermented beer. Order anywhere from eight to sixty-four ounces, or just get a flight and sample a bunch of different brews.

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

Red Bowl Asian Bistro serves an array of traditional and unique Pan-Asian dishes in a contemporary and quietly sophisticated setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Patrons can please their palates with flavorful options like bang bang shrimp, chicken satay, lettuce wraps, egg drop soup, broccoli and beef, moo shu pork, sesame scallops, coconut curry vegetables, spicy pad Thai noodles, teriyaki and hibachi stir fry, and a wide assortment of classic, raw, and specialty sushi rolls. Dogs can join their owners in the covered outdoor seating area. Red Bowl Asian Bistro is open from 11am to 10pm seven days a week.

Safari Miles

If you're looking for a great place for a delicious meal, check out Safari Miles, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Safari Miles features fresh ingredients, including seafood and the finest USDA choice beef, so make sure to ask about the daily food and drink specials. Try ordering Miles' Sizzling Prime Rib- prime rib with roasted garlic and rubbed in Cajun seasoning with au jus. Check the calendar before you plan to go- Safari Miles features live music some nights, which you won't want to miss.

Fresh Chef Kitchen

If you're looking for a delicious and healthy meal, try Fresh Chef Kitchen, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. They serve salads, wraps, sandwiches, pastas, and more, and a lot of their food has a Cajun twist. Try the Cajun trout or signature shrimp and grits, or go for one of the meal sized salads topped with your choice of grilled meat. Fresh Chef Kitchen uses fresh ingredients to bring you the best meal possible.

The Yolk

Enjoy gourmet breakfast eats a The Yolk, a stylish and contemporary diner style neighborhood nook that offers dog-friendly outside seating. Hungry patrons can feast on classic early morning favorites like three-egg omelettes, shrimp and grits, sweet potato waffles, coffee braised beef hash, eggs Benedict, buttermilk pancakes, blueberry French toast, and chicken and waffles, plus light lunch fare such as chef salad, BLTs, chicken salad sandwiches, quiche, and three-cheese grilled cheese. It's a go-to dining destination when visiting Rock Hill. Dogs can sit with their owners at the side outdoor tables. The Yolk is open from 7am to 2pm seven days a week, except Tuesdays.

White Horse Restaurant

White Horse Restaurant serves an array of traditional American cuisine in a bright, open atmosphere with dog-friendly outside tables. A diverse and mouthwatering menu features spinach salad, French onion soup, fried cauliflower, teriyaki wings, tuna salad stuffed tomatoes, mushroom and Swiss burgers, bacon wrapped filet mignon, marinated yellow fin tuna, fettuccine Alfredo, Buffalo strip sandwiches, supreme pizza, chicken cordon bleu, and for dessert, Southern pecan pie, hot fudge brownies, and New York style cheesecake. Dogs can join their owners in the spacious outdoor seating area. White Horse Restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to midnight and closed on Sundays.

Crossroads Coffee House

Crossroads Coffee House is open Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 8:30pm, Saturday from 7:00am to 8:30pm, and Sunday from 8:00am to 8:00pm. This pet friendly coffeehouse offers a variety of delicious, perfectly roasted and brewed coffee concoctions available for coffee lovers, as well as a myriad of other items available for those who don't enjoy the beans quite as much. Choose from cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, hot chocolates, white hot chocolates, milkshakes (with or without coffee), chocolate covered espresso beans, hot teas, bagels, cookies, cinnamon rolls, biscotti, trail mix, and much more! Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables.

The Cork and Cask

For anyone looking for a great place to get a glass of wine and a meal, The Cork and Cask is just the place. They have four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day, and feature a huge wine list, craft beers, and a pub food inspired menu. Try something from the mac and cheese bar or get a dish to share with the table, like the Snow Day- grilled cheese sandwich wedges with tomato soup shooters. Match that with a cheese board or charcuterie, and make sure to ask your server to help you choose the perfect drink to complement your meal.

Mayworth's Public House

If you're looking for a great place to go for lunch or dinner, check out Mayworth's Public House, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables on their covered patio where you and your dog can enjoy a meal. Mayworth's is an upscale pub using the very finest and freshest ingredients to make delicious meals, made to order. Try one of the burgers, build your own salad, or get an order of deluxe mac and cheese. Make sure to pair your meal with one of Mayworth's craft, draft, and local beers. Check out the weekly events and specials!

Harp and Crown

If you've been yearning for a taste of Ireland, check out Harp and Crown, which has twenty pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal or a pint while watching the game or catching up with friends. Harp and Crown serves both Irish and American favorites like Guinness pot pie or their famous fish and chips. Stop by for trivia on Tuesday nights or come watch a Premier League football game on one of their TVs. Make sure to ask about the daily specials!

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

Red Bowl Asian Bistro serves a flavorful variety of Pan-Asian cuisine in a casual, contemporary neighborhood atmosphere with dog-friendly outside tables. An extensive menu of delicious delights includes spring and summer rolls, hot and sour soup, seaweed salad, shrimp tempura, fried tofu lettuce wraps, spicy Thai basil chicken, Mongolian beef, honey teriyaki eel, eggplant with garlic sauce, Singapore rice noodles, fried rice, and a fresh selection of sashimi and sushi. Dogs can sit with their owners at the four tables in the outdoor seating area. Red Bowl Asian Bistro is open 11am to 9pm Sunday through Thursday and 11am to 10pm Friday and Saturday.

Fresh Vibes

The dog-friendly Fresh Vibes Juice Bar serves cold-pressed juices and other healthy fare in a cozy and colorful walk-up and drive-thru eatery. Patrons can sample the health-conscious menu that features hot and iced coffee drinks, fresh pressed fruit and vegetable juice blends, pure apple, carrot, and orange juice, refreshing specialty smoothies, crisp kale salads, and guilt-free meatless sandwich wraps packed with hummus, avocado, portobello mushrooms, and other vegan ingredients. There is only one outdoor table available, so call ahead to ensure seating with Fido. Fresh Vibes Juice Bar is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 6pm, Saturday 8am to 2pm, and is closed Sundays.

Rock Store BBQ

Rock Store BBQ is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 7:30pm and serves up some of the best barbecue around, according to locals. Come with Fido in tow and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables. Choose from menu options like chopped pork, chopped beef, pulled chicken, barbecue sandwiches, babyback ribs, baked beans, mac and cheese, coleslaw, cucumber and onion salad, banana pudding, and more!

Floyd & Blackie's Coffeehouse & Ice Cream

Whether you're looking for a treat or a midday pick me up, Floyd and Blackie's Coffeehouse & Ice Cream is the perfect place. They have four pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day while sipping one of their coffees made with organic, fair trade, locally roasted coffee beans. Try a classic coffee or espresso drink or go for a frozen frappe or tea. Floyd and Blackie's also serves Hershey's ice cream, which you can get on its own or blended as a milkshake, as well as a selection of fresh pastries.