Dog Friendly Restaurants in Emerald Isle, NC

There are 8 pet friendly restaurants in Emerald Isle 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 Emerald Isle. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Village Market
The Village Market The Village Market is a locally owned gourmet deli and sandwich shop that serves up a variety of menu options including omelettes, breakfast plates, biscuits, bagels, sandwiches, paninis, salads, wraps, hotdogs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Top Round Roast Beef Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, provolone, and horseradish cream sauce on a Kaiser bun. They also offer a number of vegetarian-friendly items such as the Veggie Wrap with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion, green pepper, carrot, black olive, pesto cream cheese, and balsamic vinaigrette on a wrap. The Village Market is open daily from 7:00am to 4:00pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Fish Hut Grill
Fish Hut Grill Fish Hut Grill is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant located in Emerald Isle, NC. Stop by for local seafood and allow Fido to accompany you beside an outdoor table. This casual eatery serves food in to-go containers so it is ideal for a quick bite on a busy day. Aside from seafood, menu choices include burgers and sandwiches, salads, sides and desserts. See Details
Muttigans Muttigans, located in Emerald Isle, NC is a casual coffee shop that serves up a variety of delicious caffeinated beverages along with an assortment of pet supplies and pet grooming! Fido is, of course, welcome to join you at this pet-friendly establishment while you enjoy your day! See Details
Gaffer's Gaffer's is a neighborhood sports bar in Emerald Isle, NC serving up seafood bites, country-style breakfast and a late-night menu. Live music is often available. Outdoor tables are pet friendly. See Details
Michaelangelo's Pizza & Subs Michaelangelo's is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 9:15pm, Friday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:45pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 8:45pm. Bring Fido along with you to this pet friendly establishment and snag a seat at one of their outdoor tables to enjoy a steaming slice of New York style pie. Choose from a variety of menu options including fried mushrooms, wings, salads, pizza (whole or by the slice), sandwiches, pasta, and more. Michaelangelo's also offers gluten-free pizza crust for those that have dietary restrictions. See Details
Lazzara's Pizza & Subs Lazzara's Pizza and Subs is an Italian eatery that boasts a variety of menu options including appetizers, pizza, strombolis, calzones, subs, salads, pasta, and more. Snag a seat at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a slice with Fido by your side. Try the Hawaiian Calzone stuffed with Canadian bacon, pineapple, ricotta, and cheese. Lazzara's Pizza and Subs is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 8:30pm. See Details
Ben & Jerry's Ben and Jerry's is a dog-friendly frozen sweet shop serving, 'fresh and extraordinary dairy,' to Emerald Isle locals and tourists alike. Dog owners can head to one of Ben and Jerry's four outdoor chairs to indulge in the sunshine alongside their furry friend. The shop's menu includes flavors such as Bourbon Brown Butter, Cherry Garcia, Empower Mint, Phish Food, Totally Baked, and The Tonight Dough. Its menu also includes an array of cones, sundaes, smoothies, and shakes. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
The Growler Bar Emerald Isle The Growler Bar Emerald Isle is a dog-friendly bar where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. or inside the taproom. The bar offers a selection of craft beers on draft, wine, and growler fills. See Details
Olea Mediterranean Kitchen Olea Mediterranean Kitchen is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. This Greek-Mediterranean inspired eatery serves up a variety of menu options including salads, baba ghanoush, sandwiches, wraps, falafel, souvlaki, and much more. Let Fido tag along, if you like, and snag a seat at one of their man pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with an order of Village Fries topped with feta, paprika, lamb, and fresh tzatziki sauce. Then dig into your chicken shawarma wrap, with lettuce, cucumber, onions, tomatoes, and tzatziki sauce, and served with your choice of fries or salad. See Details
El's Drive In El's Drive In is a simple, unfussy American style eatery that serves up fast, delicious fare. Choose from menu options like breakfast sandwiches, barbecue, hotdogs, sandwiches, burgers, fries, onion rings, slaw, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. El's Drive In is open Sunday through Thursday from 10:30am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
Ice House Waterfront Restaurant Ice House offers seafood, burgers, flatbread, and spring rolls. Dogs are welcome at front porch tables, but table service won't be available if the restaurant is crowded. See Details
Big Oak Drive In & Bar-B-Que Big Oak Drive In & Bar-B-Que serves up tasty Shrimp Burgers that you eat in your car, so it's easy to bring your pup along! See Details
Circa 81 Tapas and Cocktaileria Circa 81 Tapas and Cocktaileria is a unique farm-to-table eatery that serves up delicious dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Choose from menu options including small plates, soups, salads, cheeses, charcuterie, sandwiches, burritos, pasta, beef, seafood, chicken, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with the Circa 81 Martini (vodka, amaretto, Malibu rum, peach schnapps, grenadine, orange juice, pineapple juice) and an order of the Caprese Salad with heirloom tomato, herbed mozzarella, basil, basil olive oil, 18 year traditional balsamic, and smoked Alderwood salt. Next, dig into the Mushroom Port Ragout - blend of cremini mushrooms, port wine, garlic, and basil, served on a sub roll with havarti cheese, spinach, and roasted tomatoes. Or try the unusual Sweet Potato Quesadilla with cream cheese, cinnamon, cumin, a hint of cayenne pepper, and sweet and spicy pepper jelly. Circa 81 is open Monday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 8:00pm. See Details
Michaelangelo's Pizza Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this pizzeria. Michealangelo's Pizza serves New York style pizza cooked in a brick oven, pasta dishes, chicken wings, and subs. Stop in for a slice of cheese or order a whole pie loaded with meats and veggies. Michealangelo's Pizza is open Monday - Thursday 10 am - 9:15 pm, Friday - Saturday 10 am - 9:45 pm, Sunday 11 am - 8:45 pm. See Details
Muttigans Muttigans, located in Swansboro, NC is a casual, dog-friendly coffee shop that serves up a variety of delicious caffeinated beverages along with an assortment of pet supplies and pet grooming. Fido is, of course, welcome to join you at this pet-friendly establishment while you enjoy your day! See Details
The Boro Restaurant & Bar Steps from the water in Swansboro, NC, you'll find dog-friendly Boro Restaurant & Bar, where Fido is welcome to accompany you to a table on the spacious front lawn. Umbrellas will keep you and Fido shaded in the summer, and heaters allow for a comfortable visit in cooler months. They serve local seafood, salads, pasta, sandwiches, and meat entrees for lunch and dinner service. See Details
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! See Details
Ye Olde Riverwalk Ye Olde Riverwalk is a dog-friendly waterfront restaurant located in Sawnsboro, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor deck where you may be fortunate enough to catch a beautiful evening sunset. Ye Olde Riverwalk serve a range of delicious dishes and are known for their freshly-caught seafood specials. See Details
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Highway W in Morehead City provides four tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Crab's Claw The Crab's Claw is the only dog-friendly, oceanfront restaurant in the southern Outer Banks where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The menu features Caribbean specialties like seafood paella, blackened tuna served with pineapple-mango salsa, and salmon over rice and peas with sauteed plantains and a red curry sauce. Seafood steamer pots, steaks, baby back ribs, barbecue burgers, and peel n' eat shrimp are also available. Order a frozen margarita or an Island drink to accompany your meal. See Details
Bake, Bottle and Brew Traditionally a wine and beer brewing supply store, Bake, Bottle and Brew is a sort of fun take on a hybrid-Hawaiian General Store. It's stocked with flavorful ice cream, hot and iced coffee, craft beer, and a wine selection that changes with the seasons. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at any of the outside seating areas and are rewarded with a spectacular elevated view of downtown or the Intracoastal. Note: dogs aren't permitted in the downtown Swansboro area during the Summer Concert Series. See Details
Anchor Drafthouse Anchor Drafthouse, located in Atlantic Beach, NC, is a casual bar and pizzeria that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Anchor Drafthouse is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 9pm, and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Havelock locals and tourists alike. six 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
Church Street Irish Pub & Deli Church Street is an Irish Pub that serves hot and cold sandwiches, hot dogs, and salads. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables on the patio, but please note your order will be packaged as takeout. See Details