Dog Friendly Restaurants in Gatlinburg, TN

There are 32 restaurants in Gatlinburg, TN that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Check out the listings below for a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners who've eaten there. Bone appetit!

Fannie Farkles

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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.

Fox & Parrot Tavern

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Fox & Parrot Tavern serves traditional British pub fare like Bubble and Squeak, Welsh rabbit, and shepherd's pie. Porch tables allow dogs.

The Funnel Cake Company

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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.

Crystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill

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Crystelle Creek Grill offers a complete menu of steaks, seafood, trout, chicken, BBQ, burgers, and special Italian dishes. Live entertainment nightly with a covered and heated porch that welcomes dogs.

Best Italian

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Italian food in the Smoky Mountains with a dog-friendly patio.

Dick's Last Resort

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If you like your food with a healthy dose of sarcasm and a smattering of insults, Dick's Last Resort is the place to go. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Subway

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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.

Wild Plum Tea Room

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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.

CarmelCorn

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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.

Three Jimmy's

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Three Jimmy's offers fried chicken, BBQ pork ribs, smoked prime rib, rainbow trout, and turkey ruebens. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Howard's Restaurant

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Menu offers burgers, steaks, fish entrees, and refreshing margaritas. Umbrella tables overlooking the creek welcomes dogs.

Smoky Mountain Shakes N Dawgs

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Choose from a wide selection of hot dog combinations and milkshakes. Front picnic tables are dog friendly.

Mad Dog's Creamery & Donuts

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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.

Shamrock Lounge

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This Irish themed bar and grill serves fried mushrooms, blue cheeseburgers, cottage pie, Guinness stew, and fish and chips. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs.

The Chop House

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Menu offers chops, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, and premium steaks. Outdoor tables are dog friendly, weather permitting.

Apple Valley Kitchen Cafe

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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.

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant

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Old-fashioned down home country cooking is what you'll find at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant. Hankering for a hearty breakfast? Dig into a stack of buttermilk pancakes or a plate of biscuits and gravy. In the mood for a big dinner after a long day? Try the chicken pot pie, momma's meatloaf, or slow roasted pot roast. Got a sweet tooth? A slice of chocolate pecan pie should do the trick. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Cardin's Drive-In

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Cardin's Drive-In is one of the best burger joints around. And it's easy to pull up with your pup and enjoy a meal together at one of the picnic tables.

Barbob's Burgermaster Drive-In

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'50s style outdoor drive-in serves burgers, fries, hot dogs, shakes, and ice cream. Fido can join you at an outdoor table.

Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge

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Hard Rock Cafe has been serving Eastern Tennessee locals and visitors for more than 10 years. Recently relocated from Gatlinburg, our new Pigeon Forge location features 12,000 square feet of stylish space, which includes seating for more than 400 guests, private event space for up to 450, an outdoor patio, a live music stage, a Rock Shop®, and our interactive Rock Wall Solo™, a 52” high-resolution, interactive touch wall that enables fans to virtually explore the world’s greatest music memorabilia collection. Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge offers a unique look at the history and future of music, with three unique dining areas featuring memorabilia from three of our favorite musicians: Dolly Parton, Jimi Hendrix, and Madonna. A few must-see spots close to our cafe include WonderWorks, Smoky Mountain Opry, Titanic, and Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show.

Mountain Perks

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Coffee and Cafe with breakfast, lunch, dinner selections and great coffee!

Sassy Sunflowers Bakery & Cafe

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Award-winning bistro Style restaurant serving artisan salads, original sandwiches, and delicious baked goods. Dogs are welcome on large outside deck with wonderful views.

Sonic Drive-In

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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!

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

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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.

Creekside Oyster House and Grill

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Great seafood and bar serves popcorn shrimp, jumbo wings, soft shell crab, and catfish sandwiches. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Anthony's Italian Restaurant

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Italian-American favorites such as paninis, pasta, and pizza. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Innovation Brewing

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Innovation lives up to its name by creating new and inventive brews without neglecting the tried and true styles that have become staples in the microbrewing industry. Outdoor seating area alongside a running creek is dog friendly.

Blue Moose Burgers & Wings

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Located just off the Parkway in the heart of Pigeon Forge sits Blue Moose Burgers & Wings, a casual family sports grill that offers hearty American eats, refreshing craft beer, and dog-friendly patio seating. Enjoy award-winning jumbo wings in two dozen flavors, half-pound burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, fried shrimp, and peanut butter fudge pie for dessert. Open daily 11am to midnight.

Haywood Smokehouse

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All natural meats slow smoked with native hickory ensures that Haywood's BBQ is chock-full of Southern flavor. Choose from sliced brisket, chopped pork and chicken, and St. Louis style jumbo ribs, plus traditional sides liek collard greens, mac and cheese, baked beans, and cornbread. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Heinzelmannchen Brewery

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Smooth and light German craft beer is what's on tap at Heinzelmännchen. Choose from traditional and seasonal brews such as Black Forest stout and Gnutty Gnome brown ale. Leashed dogs are welcome inside.

Sneak E Squirrel

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This casual brewery and tap room offers a variety of craft beer, tasty pub style fare, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. The menu includes nachos, boneless wings, beer-braised Angus burgers, franks, sandwiches, and bread pudding for dessert. Open 2pm to midnight Tuesday thru Saturday.