Dog Friendly Restaurants in Fontana Dam, NC

There are 2 pet friendly restaurants in Fontana Dam that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 33 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 Fontana Dam. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Wildwood Grill
Wildwood Grill Wildwood Grill is a restaurant and bar located within the Fontana Village Resort. Choose from menu options like appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cold brew and an order of Chips and Charred Chipotle Salsa, covered with jalapeno peppers, hickory smoked pork, and cheddar sauce. Next, dig into the Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich, with house smoked pulled pork, sweet and tangy BBQ sauce, and topped with bleu cheese coleslaw. The hours of operation at Wildwood Grill change seasonally, so be sure to call ahead! See Details
Pet Friendly Mountview Bistro at Fontana Village Resort
Mountview Bistro at Fontana Village Resort Mountview Bistro at Fontana Village Resort serves up elevated American fare. Choose from breakfast, lunch, and dinner options including omelettes, pancakes, biscuits, appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, lunch baskets, steak, pasta, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for lunch and start with an appetizer of Fried Green Tomatoes drizzled with local honey and sriracha ranch dressing. Later, sink your teeth into the Roast Beef Dip sandwich with thinly sliced roast beef, Swiss cheese, and caramelized onions on a toasted French roll, served with herb au jus. Their menu and hours change seasonally, so be sure to call ahead! 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
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
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
Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro The Smokies' newest farm-to-table restaurant, the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro, redefines regional cuisine in an upscale casual setting that is perfect for dinners served in the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Menu offers a refined assortment of regionally inspired dishes — all served among elegant surroundings and calming wooded vistas. Patio seating is dog friendly. 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
Apple Valley Kitchen Cafe Apple Valley Kitchen Cafe offers warm cabin decor and atmosphere with covered porch seating that welcomes dogs. The country style menu features hearty eats like biscuits and gravy, eggs and sausage, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, cheeseburgers, premium ice cream, and fried apple pies. Opens at 11am during the week an 9am on weekends. 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
Elvira's Cafe Elvira's Cafe serves up classic American-style dishes. Choose from menu options like pancakes, French toast, omelettes, biscuits, sweet and savory crepes, sandwiches, burgers, chicken, steak, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. If you're an early riser, try the Breakfast Scrambler Crepe with scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, your choice of sausage, ham, or bacon, onions, mushrooms, and roasted red peppers, topped with sausage gravy. For lunch, try their Grown Up Grilled Cheese with melted Swiss, havarti, applewood smoked bacon, hand-carved ham, and freshly sliced tomato served on buttery grilled panini bread. Elvira's Cafe is open Tuesday through Thursday from 8:00am to 2:30pm, Friday from 8:00am to 8:30pm, Saturday from 7:30am to 8:30pm, and Sunday from 9:00am to 2:00pm. See Details
Burger Master Drive-In This '50s style outdoor drive-in serves burgers, fries, hot dogs, shakes, and ice cream. Best of all, there's a section of the menu dedicated just for dogs! Fido can join you at an outdoor table while he chows down on a small ice cream topped Milkbone dog treat at the reasonable cost of 50 cents! See Details
CarmelCorn CarmelCorn does popcorn in a different and delicious way, offering their signature butter-rich carmelcorn, plus other sweet and savory flavors such as cheesekorn, white cheddar, toffee, and butter rum. Order at the pick-up window and enjoy a great snack while walking up and down the Parkway in Gatlinburg. 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 Parkway is home to eleven 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
Tennessee Jed's Tennessee Jed's, located in Gatlinburg, TN, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious breakfast and lunch options. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Tennessee Jed's is open Sunday through Thursday from 8am to 4pm, and Friday through Saturday from 8am to 7pm. See Details
Burg Coffees Burg Coffees is a relaxing pit stop to escape the bustling main strip in the heart of Gatlinburg. They offer coffee, smoothies, baked treats, and several dog-friendly seats. Burg Coffees offers light plates like fresh baked quiche, pie, dessert bars, and more. If you're thirsty, they have plenty of options like their well-loved Dirty Snowman. The cafe is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 11pm, Saturday from 8am to 12am, and Sunday from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Smoky Mountain Brewery Smoky Mountain Brewery on Watkins Road has six pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to sit with your dog. This brewery is making their own brews like Tuckaleechee Porter, Black Bear Ale, and Cherokee Red Ale. You'll find classic brewery fare, with starters like Oven-Baked Soft Pretzels and Fried Pickles. There are quite a few sandwiches and burgers, like Philly Cheesesteak, Grilled Mountain Melt, and the Meatball Grinder, Smoky Mountain Brewery also has hand-tossed pizzas and calzones. Make your own, or go for one of the specialty pies. Entrees include steaks and ribs, including the Brewery ?Ale� Steak, which is marinated in Cherokee Red Ale. See Details
Luigi's Pizzeria Luigi's Pizzeria is available for dine in, carry out, and delivery. They offer two dog-friendly tables out front where you can take a break with Fido. Their menu features pizza, sub sandwiches, stromboli, calzones, and pasta. Luigi's is open daily from 12pm to 2am. See Details
Tapoco River Grill Tapoco serves salads, wings, hummus wraps, brick oven pizza, and half-pound gourmet burgers. Dogs are welcome in the spacious outside seating area beside the Cheoah River. See Details
Hungry Bear BBQ # 1 Hungry Bear BBQ #1 is a little off the beaten path and offers a no-frills, casual dining experience. They have lots of outdoor picnic tables with dog-friendly seating so you can bring Fido along, too! Their menu is straight forward with options like ribs, pulled pork, chicken, beef, and brisket. You can have a sandwich, platter, or a picnic pack to take with you on your way to the mountains. Hungry Bear BBQ #1 is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
Mountain Chick Cafe/Home of Doc's Donuts Mountain Chick Cafe/Home of Doc's Donuts, located in Sevierville, TN, is a casual cafe 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. Mountain Chick Cafe/Home of Doc's Donuts is open Monday through Saturday from 7am to 2pm, and Sunday from 9am to 3pm. See Details