Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charlottesville, VA

There are 67 pet friendly restaurants in Charlottesville that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding 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 Charlottesville. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Trump Winery
Trump Winery Enjoy sampling the finest wines including brand new releases from Trump Winery, white, red, and sparkling wines. Cafe features a seasonal menu that includes pizza, artisanal cheeses, and salami plates. Outdoor terrace with rolling vineyard views welcomes leashed dogs. Open 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Monday; closed Tuesdays. See Details
Pet Friendly Miller's Downtown
Miller's Downtown Miller's offers live music and classic bar food in a casual setting where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Menu includes lobster bisque, dry aged burgers, bratwurst, Creole jambalaya, and beer battered cod. Open seven days 11:30am to 2am. See Details
Three Notch'd Craft Kitchen & Brewery Three Notch'd Brewing Company offers taprooms where you can try out their handcrafted brews with friends. Fido can come along to this to sit outside with you at this location in Charlottesville. This is not your typical brewpub! The menu features locally sourced, beer-infused dishes designed to complement the season as well as what’s on tap. From Southern classics to modern favorites, you’ll find something for everyone at the Craft Kitchen & Brewery. Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will need to wait outside while you go inside to order. See Details
Beer Run Healthy eatery and craft beer bottle shop in the Belmont neighborhood of Charlottesville with dog-friendly patio seating. See Details
FIREFLY Restaurant & Game Room FIREFLY Restaurant & Game Room, located in Charlottesville, VA, is a casual, dog friendly eater where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Firefly serves appetizers, salads, burgers, and sandwiches inspired by local and seasonal ingredients. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options are always available. See Details
Kardinal Hall Housed in the historic art-deco Coca-Cola building, Kardinal Hall offers an extensive selection of brews, tasty pub eats, and a large, dog-friendly setting to gather with friends or watch a game. Patrons can wet their whistles with imported and local craft beer, wine by the glass or bottle, and signature cocktails, then feast on hearty options such as confit chicken wings, peel and eat shrimp, poutine, potato and leek soup, bratwurst and kielbasa, smoked pork belly sandwiches, crispy falafel, and for dessert, German chocolate cake. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the spacious outdoor patio. Kardinal Hall opens at 3pm Tuesday through Thursday, 11am Friday through Sunday, and is closed Mondays.
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Guadalajara Downtown Guadalajara serves up delicious Mexican cuisine in a colorful, fun environment where pups are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Boylan Heights Boylan Heights is a gourmet burger bar located on The Corner across from the University of Virginia and the UVA Hospital in Charlottesville, VA. See Details
Timberwood Grille Timberwood Grille's friendly family atmosphere and dedication to scratch-made food makes them a popular dining choice when visiting Charlottesville. They offer 24 beers on tap, dozens more in bottles, and a menu that includes crab dip, the "Clint Eastwood" burger, Cajun catfish, chicken parm, hand-cut filet mignon, and for dessert, peanut butter mousse torte. Spacious patio is dog friendly. 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. Open daily 11am to 2am. See Details
Burtons Grill Dogs are welcome at shaded outdoor tables on the seasonal patio at Burtons Grill, located at the Shops at Stonefield. Burtons Grill's menu includes cheeseburgers, street tacos, General Tso's cauliflower, superfoods salad, lobster shrimp pasta, and filet mignon. See Details
Ace Biscuit & Barbecue Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this barbecue and breakfast joint. Ace Biscuit & Barbecue serves Southern breakfasts and lunches daily. Menu items include biscuits smothered in sausage gravy, country ham biscuits, fried green tomatoes, buttermilk fried chicken thighs, pulled pork, beef brisket, and collard greens. Ace Biscuit & Barbecue is open Tuesday through Sunday 8am to 3pm. See Details
Fry's Spring Station Fry's Spring Station, located in Charlottesville, VA, is a trendy joint that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Nacho Business - house-fried tortilla chips topped with ground beef, jalapenos, lime crema, red chile sauce, chili0lime black eyed peas, onions, and cheese. Next, chow down on the Funghitown Pizza topped with mushrooms, caramelized onions, white sauce, mozzarella, and arugula. Or go for the Smoked Pork BBQ Sandwich with spicy lime slaw, cucumber, cilantro, and chili mayo on ciabatta. Fry's Spring Station is open Monday through Tuesday from 11:30am to 9pm, Wednesday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Chap's Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream Chap's Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream is dog-friendly and offers a full grill, donuts and coffee, as well as tasty ice cream treats. See Details
Public Fish and Oyster Public Fish and Oyster is an elegant but casual eatery that serves up fresh, East Coast seafood dishes. Choose from menu options like appetizers, low country boil, oysters on the half shell, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a Secret Garden (square one organic cucumber vodka, lime juice, simple syrup, celery bitters, cracked black pepper) and an order of the Tuna Crudo with watermelon, pickled jalapenos, cilantro, crispy leeks, malden salt, and house soy glaze. Next, try the Yucatan Moules Frites - fresh PEI mussels with house chorizo, poblano, shallot, garlic, lime, and cilantro, served with Belgian fries and aioli. Or go with the Virginia oysters, cornmeal crusted and fried, with pickled red onion, smoked paprika, buttermilk, and a vermouth aioli. Public Fish and Oyster is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 4pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 4pm to 9pm. Join them every day from 4pm to 6:30pm for Happy Hour! See Details
Citizen Burger Bar Dogs are welcome at twelve outdoor tables at this burger pub. Citizen Burger Bar serves farm-to-table sandwiches, salads, craft beers, wine, and cocktails. Popular menu items include fried pickles served with sriracha mayo, truffle fries, pimento cheese bacon beef burger, lobster club, vegan burger, and free-range chicken sandwich. Citizen Burger Bar is open Sunday - Thursday 11:30am - 11:45pm, Friday - Saturday 11:30am - 1:30am. See Details
The Virginian The Virginian, located in Charlottesville, VA, serves up a wide variety of menu options including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, steak,ribs, pasta, chicken, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their eight pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a cold beer and an order of the Stumble Down Mac N Cheese - creamy pepper jack macaroni and cheese topped with a housemade cheddar potato cake. Next, dig into the signature Crab Cake Sandwich with a Virginia crab cake, lettuce, tomato, and onion on a toasted kaiser roll with a side of spicy house remoulade and coleslaw, served with your choice of fries, sweet potato fries, or cole slaw. The Virginian is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 10am to 2am. See Details
Clifton Inn Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this fine dining restaurant. The Clifton Inn's menu includes pate de Campagne, shrimp and grits with lamb sausage and goat cheese, steak frites, seared sea scallops, and cracked farro risotto. Clifton Inn is open seven days a week from 5:30pm � 9pm. See Details
Birdwood Grill Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the covered outdoor patio at this golf course restaurant and bar. Birdwood Grill serves salads, appetizers, sandwiches, and cocktails. Menu items include breakfast croissant sandwiches, hot dogs, Cobb salads, bbq sandwiches, and fried shrimp and chips. Birdwood Grill is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and drinks. See Details
Mudhouse Coffee Roasters Winner of the 2017 'Coffee Roaster of the Year' award by Roast Magazine, Mudhouse Coffee is located in Charlottesville, VA, and are proud to serve up perfectly roasted coffees from across the globe. Whether you're looking for an African, Indo-Pacific, or South American coffee, Mudhouse has got you covered. Bring Fido along for the day and snag a seat at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your fabulous cup of Joe. Mudhouse Coffee is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 10pm, Saturday from 7am to 11pm, and Sunday from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Kabuto Sushi and Teppanyaki Kabuto Sushi and Teppanyaki in Charlottesville, VA, serves a tantalizing array of Japanese cuisine in a cozy and casual neighborhood setting with do-friendly outside seating. Patrons can select from a diverse and flavorful menu that includes miso soup, seaweed salad, beef and tuna tataki, shrimp tempura, hibachi entrees and combo plates, sashimi, a wide selection of vegetarian, raw, and cooked sushi rolls, and for dessert, mochi ice cream and fried donuts. See Details
Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar Orzo Kitchen and Wine Bar is a Mediterranean style eatery and wine bar that serves up a variety of fresh, delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, pasta, burgers, sandwiches, beef, seafood, poultry, and more. Your pup is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal (Fido must be leashed and under the table.) Start with a perfect glass of vino and an order of Frutti di Mare - Atlantic shrimp, calamari, charred octopus, grapefruit, nori, and local arugula. Next, chow down on the Dry Rubbed Bistro Steak with olive oil mashed potatoes, wilted greens, smoked candy onions, and rosemary-fig butter. Orzo Kitchen and Wine Bar is open Monday through Wednesday from 11:30am to 9pm, Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10pm, and Sunday from 5:30pm to 9pm. See Details
Shenandoah Joe Coffee Roasters Whether you're looking for an Indonesian, South American, or African roast, Shenandoah Joe has got you covered. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a perfect cup of coffee. Choose from dark roasts, light roasts, West Coast French, espresso, and more. Shenandoah Joe is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 7pm, Friday from 6:30am to 9pm, and Saturday from 7:30am to 9pm. See Details
Basil Mediterranean Bistro Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this Mediterranean restaurant. Basil Mediterranean Bistro's menu features falafel with pita points, Caprese salad, a blue cheese burger, Philly cheesesteak sub, gyro sandwiches, and shish kabobs. Basil Mediterranean Bistro & Wine Bar is open Thursday - Tuesday 11am - 10pm. Brunch is offered on the weekend. See Details