Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charlottesville, VA

There are 81 dog-friendly restaurants in Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Beer Run
Beer Run Healthy eatery and craft beer bottle shop in the Belmont neighborhood of Charlottesville with dog-friendly patio seating. See Details
Pet Friendly Kardinal Hall
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. 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
Petit Pois Petit Pois is a French-inspired eatery located in Charlottesville, VA, that serves up an assortment of delicious cuisine. Choose from menu options like appetizers, fish, veggies, burgers, chicken, pasta, and more. Let Fido tag along for the day and you can snag a seat at one of the many pet-friendly tables available on their large outdoor patio. Start your meal off with an order of Escargots - braised snails with garlic butter, chives, and grilled bread. Next, chow down on the Bourride - saffron shellfish broth with mussels, sea bass, scallops, calamari, and aioli. Petit Pois is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 9pm. See Details
Three Notch'd Craft Kitchen & Brewery Three Notch'd Craft Kitchen & Brewery is a dog-friendly brewpub in Charlottesville, VA, where Fido can join you on the covered patio. 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. Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will need to wait outside while you go inside to order. See Details
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
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
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
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
Sedona Taphouse Located in Charlottesville, VA, the Sedona Taphouse serves a comfortable and vibrant menu of New American cuisine crafted with hand-cut steaks, sustainable seafood, and other locally-sourced ingredients, plus a rotating draft and bottle list of local and international craft beers. Dogs are permitted at outdoor tables on the patio. 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
Rapture Located in the historic Downtown Mall district, the dog-friendly Rapture serves authentic Southern fare in a subdued dive bar-like atmosphere. Enjoy flavorful menu favorites like collard greens salad, crispy sweet potato confit, roasted oysters, fried chicken sandwiches, shrimp and grits, and fried pork chops. Dogs are welcome to join their owners at front sidewalk tables. Rapture is open from 11:30am to 2am Monday through Saturday and 11am to 2am on Sunday. See Details
Sal's Caffe Italia Located in Charlottesville, VA, Sal's Caffe Italia is a casual Italian eatery that serves up dishes carefully prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Choose from menu options like appetizers, salads, paninis, subs, pasta, pizza, flatbreads, stuffed pasta, chicken, beef, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a crisp glass of wine and an order of Zucchini Fritte - panko breaded zucchini served with lemon garlic aioli and parmesan. Next, chow down on the Nina Pappardelle with jumbo shrimp, sundried tomatoes, and artichoke hearts in your choice of sauce (alfredo, pink lady, or pomodoro fresco.) Sal's Caffe Italia is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint in Charlottesville, VA, is a dog-friendly eatery where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. It's a popular neighborhood spot for filling up and winding down. You'll find over 100 beers on tap and a food menu with a variety of burgers, like the Elvis: topped with peanut butter, mayo, Applewood smoked bacon, and cheese. They also offer deep-fried Oreos and Yukon gold fries. See Details
Greenberry's Coffee & Tea Greenberry's Coffee & Tea, located in Charlottesville, is a casual coffee shop and cafe that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including breakfast sandwiches and burritos, salads, sandwiches, smoothies, shakes, coffee, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Savor a hot cup of joe and a Daybreak Burrito with scrambled eggs, potatoes, spicy chorizo sausage, Cholula hot sauce, queso blanco, and fresh cilantro. Or stop by for lunch and dig into the Stacked Turkey Sandwich with smoked turkey, Monterey jack cheese, lettuce, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, and mayo. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
North American Sake Brewery & Restaurant Fido is welcome to join you on the dog-friendly outdoor patio at North American Sake Brewery & Restaurant in Charlottesville, VA. Enjoy a variety of locally brewed sake, as well as food options like dumplings, sushi, rice bowls and more. They also serve beer and non-alcoholic drinks. See Details
Guadalajara Downtown Guadalajara serves up delicious Mexican cuisine in a colorful, fun environment where pups are welcome at outdoor tables. 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
Atlas Coffee Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this coffee shop. Atlas Coffee's menu features tea, coffee and espresso drinks, and pastries. Atlas Coffee is open Monday - Saturday 7am - 3pm. 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