Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

There are 306 pet friendly restaurants in Charlotte 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 Charlotte. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly NoDa Brewing Company
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. See Details
Pet Friendly The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery The dog-friendly 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. See Details
McKoy's Smokehouse & Saloon Succulent BBQ, smokehouse wings, and plenty of tasty sides. Deck seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar in Charlotte, NC is THE pet-friendly 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 per dog, which can be picked up on first visit. Just be sure to bring Fido's vaccination records. See Details
VBGB Beer Hall & Garden VBGB Beer Hall & 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. Please note table service isn't available, so dogs will have to wait outside while you order from the counter. See Details
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. See Details
Angry Ale's Angry Ale's is a dog-friendly, neighborhood bar and grill in Charlotte, NC, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the spacious patio. The menu features po'boys, chicken sandwiches, mac and cheese, jambalaya, baby back ribs, and Cajun chicken pasta. Order Fido something from their Doggie Menu! See Details
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. See Details
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. See Details
Triple C Brewing Company Neighborhood brewery with outdoor seating for both pooches and people. Choose from a quality lineup of year-round and seasonal brews. Rotating food trucks are often onsite to provide tasty eats. Triple C Brewing Company opens at 4 pm Monday through Thursday, 2 pm on Friday, and noon on weekends. See Details
Zada Jane's Corner Cafe Zada Jane's serves soups, salads, and sandwiches to go along with pancakes and omelets for breakfast. They always offer water for your dog when sitting outside. See Details
Birdsong Brewing Co. Craft brewery with lively taproom, patio seating, games, and rotating daily food trucks. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Mellow Mushroom The founders of Mellow Mushroom opened their first restaurant because they saw pizza baking as an art form and wanted to offer other people the chance to enjoy their art. Mellow Mushroom on W Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard has several pet-friendly tables outside, so you can bring Fido with you to enjoy a specialty pie, calzone, hoagie, or salad. One of their most popular pies is the Holy Shiitake Pie, an olive oil and garlic base, shiitake, button, portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, mozzarella, and Mont Amore, finished with a garlic aioli swirl and a spritz of black truffle oil. See Details
The Flying Biscuit Cafe You can appease your appetite with classic breakfast and lunch plates at The Flying Biscuit Cafe. With seven pet-friendly tables outside, this location in Charlotte is a great place to bring Fido. Breakfast is served all day featuring omelets, scrambles, eggs Benedict, and wraps. You can dive into the meaty Turkey Hash or a vegetarian option like the Tofu Scramble. There are also griddle plates with pancakes and French toast. Lunch selections range from sandwiches and burritos to salads and wraps. Homey entrees include the flat iron steak and Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie. See Details
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. See Details
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. See Details
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. See Details
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. See Details
Tupelo Honey Cafe Tupelo Honey Cafe pays homage to Southern culinary traditions with a menu full of classic dishes and modern spins on old favorites. You can stop by with Fido at this location in Charlotte, NC where there are twenty dog-friendly tables outside. The menu features sandwiches, salads, snacks, and mains for any palate. Entrees include decadent dishes like the Cauliflower Steak, Sweet Tea Roasted Chicken, or Tupelo Shrimp and Grits. Brunch is a popular affair with popular dishes like the Appalachian Breakfast or Red Flannel Hash. Don't miss out on the drink menu with craft cocktails, Bloody Marys, mimosas, wine, and beer. See Details
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. See Details
Sycamore Brewing - Beer Garden 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. See Details
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. See Details
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. See Details
Sabor Latin Street Grill Amazing vegan, veggie, gluten-free and meat dishes. Tables under front awning are dog friendly. See Details