Dog Friendly Restaurants in Cherokee, NC

There are 5 pet friendly restaurants in Cherokee that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 54 more nearby. 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 Cherokee. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sassy Sunflowers Bakery & Cafe
Sassy Sunflowers Bakery & Cafe Award-winning bistro Style restaurant serving artisan salads, original sandwiches, and delicious baked goods. Dogs are welcome on large outside deck with wonderful views. See Details
Pet Friendly Wize Guyz Grille
Wize Guyz Grille Wize Guyz Grille, located in Cherokee, NC, is a casual fast food-style eatery 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. Wize Guyz Grille is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm, and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Cherokee locals and tourists alike. four outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth wanting to indulge alongside Fido. Dairy Queen's menu is comprised of Grillburgers, artisan-style sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken strip baskets, snacks such as Pretzel Sticks with Zesty Queso, Potato Skins, and chicken snack melts, salads, and sides such as fries, onion rings, and cheese curds. Its menu also includes blizzards, hot desserts a la mode, dipped cones, sundaes, cold and blended coffees, shakes, malts, and Orange Julius drinks. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Native Brews Tap & Grill Native Brews Tap & Grill is a Native American woman-owned restaurant in the heart of Cherokee, NC serving local cuisine and classic favorites. Their beverage menu includes beer, hard seltzer, spiced ale and spirits. Dogs are allowed at outdoor tables. See Details
Funnel Cakes Ice Cream Station Funnel Cakes Ice Cream Station is a casual ice cream shop in Cherokee, NC serving made-to-order funnel cakes on a small patio. There are a couple of outdoor tables on the covered porch where dogs can join you. Please note table service is not available, so dogs must remain outside while you go in to order. See Details
Fox & Parrot Tavern Fox & Parrot Tavern serves traditional British pub fare like Bubble and Squeak, Welsh rabbit, and shepherd's pie. Porch tables allow dogs. See Details
Fannie Farkles If you're walking your dog down the streets of downtown Gatlinburg and looking for a quick bite to eat, stop by Fannie Farkles and pick up one of their famous foot-long corn dogs or sausage subs. Fido and your stomach will thank you. Dogs are welcome at front outdoor benches. See Details
The Funnel Cake Company Located at the outdoor Baskin's Square Mall along the Parkway in Gatlinburg, The Funnel Cake Company offers outdoor tables for customers dining with their four-legged friends, plus several funnel cake flavors and toppings to choose from. See Details
Three Jimmy's Three Jimmy's offers fried chicken, BBQ pork ribs, smoked prime rib, rainbow trout, and turkey ruebens. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Best Italian Italian food in the Smoky Mountains with a dog-friendly patio. See Details
Wild Plum Tea Room Wild Plum serves soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and of tea, of course. Dogs are welcome on the partially shaded outdoor patio. Restaurant is open March 2 - mid December. See Details
Howard's Steakhouse Menu offers burgers, steaks, fish entrees, and refreshing margaritas. Umbrella tables overlooking the creek welcomes dogs. See Details
Mad Dog's Creamery & Donuts This cheery ice cream and donut shop located along a quaint creek serves 24 flavors of hand-dipped premium ice cream, soft serve, sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes, a variety of delicious donuts, and the best funnel cakes in town. Dogs are always welcome and "Pawsome" doggie donut treats are available. See Details
Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill Tom and Earl's Back Alley Grill is a local hang out with a full service bar and casual fare. Their outdoor patio has eight dog-friendly tables where you and Fido may get to enjoy live music with your meal. The menu is diverse with options ranging from the Back Alley Quesadilla to the vegetarian garden wrap. They offer a wide selection of specialty sandwiches and burgers. You'll also find a fairly wide selection of craft beer, bottles, and seasonal brews on tap. Tom and Earl's is open every day from 11am to 10pm, but they sometimes stay open later on Friday and Saturday nights. See Details
Nantahala Brewing Company Located just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Nantahala Brewing Company offers a dog-friendly covered deck and award-winning craft beer in a spacious, casual setting. Patrons can sample flagship brews like the Noon Day IPA, seasonal specialties such as the Little Tennessee Logger, and a delicious series of Trail Magic Ales. The Brewing Company also hosts tours, tastings, events and live music. Hours of operation vary depending on time of year, so call ahead before arriving. See Details
Subway Although this is a chain sub shop, this location does have limited outdoor seating, so it's good for a quick bite if you are walking with Fido in and around Gatlinburg. See Details
Creekside Oyster House and Grill Great seafood and bar serves popcorn shrimp, jumbo wings, soft shell crab, and catfish sandwiches. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Motor Company Grill Motor Company Grill offers a great outside patio with special doggy food and lots more. They are the only pet friendly restaurant in Franklin. See Details
Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill Located on the Parkway in the heart of Gatlinburg, the dog-friendly Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill serves delicious bar and grill eats with a Southern spin in a casual and inviting atmosphere. Popular menu choices include fried green tomatoes, creamed corn fritters, jumbo wings, grilled cheese paninis, BBQ brisket sandwiches, and Hillbilly Philly cheesesteaks. Wash it all down with ice cold draft or bottled beer. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the outdoor patio. Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill is open from 11am to 10pm seven days a week. See Details
Shamrock Lounge This Irish themed bar and grill serves fried mushrooms, blue cheeseburgers, cottage pie, Guinness stew, and fish and chips. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs. See Details
The Lazy Hiker The Lazy Hiker brews IPA, porter, amber, and a selection of seasonal beers throughout the year. Drop by with Fido after hiking the Appalachian Mountain trails. See Details
Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant, located in Gatlinburg, TN, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Sandusky Blue Streak Burger - a third-pound burger topped with pepper jack cheese, bacon, bleu cheese, and Tabasco sauce on a buttered bun. Or go for the Big Dawg Salad with grilled chicken, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, bacon, cheese, fresh spring greens, and your choice of ranch, Thousand Island, raspberry vinaigrette, or Italian dressing. Timbers Log Cabin is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm, and Sunday from 9am to 3pm. See Details
Mountain Perks Coffee and Cafe with breakfast, lunch, dinner selections and great coffee! See Details
Anthony's Italian Restaurant Italian-American favorites such as paninis, pasta, and pizza. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details