Dog Friendly Restaurants in Holden Beach, NC

There are 4 dog-friendly restaurants in Holden Beach that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 55 more nearby. 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 Holden Beach. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Mermaid's Island Grill
Mermaid's Island Grill Mermaid's Island Grill serves up American style pub fare with menu options including salads, soups, sandwiches, burgers, seafood, chicken, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cold beer and an order of Bacon Cheese Fries topped with cheddar cheese sauce and bacon, and served with homemade ranch for dipping or pouring! Try their Fried Oyster Taco with lettuce, tomato, grilled peppers and onions, and cheddar cheese sauce. Mermaid's Island Grill is open daily from 11:30am to 8:30pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Saltwater Shanty
Saltwater Shanty Saltwater Shanty is a dog-friendly ice cream shop in Holden Beach, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table with an umbrella on the outdoor patio. Indulge in homemade ice cream in flavors like black raspberry cheesecake, black cherry, key lime, peanut butter pie, and more. Deluxe sundaes are available as well. See Details
Sunset Slush Sunset Slush, located in Holden Beach, NC, is an Italian ice and dessert shop that serves up a variety of delicious treats. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you indulge your sweet tooth, as they have a convenient walk-up window! See Details
Castaways Raw Bar and Grill Castaways Raw Bar and Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Holden Beach, NC, where Fido is welcome to join you at one of the outdoor tables in the picnic area by the sand. This local seafood eatery features a variety of options for lunch and dinner. Customer favorites include peel-n-eat shrimp, almond-crusted tilapia and crab-stuffed flounder. See Details
Fishy Fishy Cafe Fishy Fishy Cafe is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant in Southport, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the covered outdoor deck overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Start with a shrimp appetizer of your choice, then one of several entrées featuring oysters, scallops, flounder, salmon, cod, etc. See Details
Inlet View Bar & Grill Inlet View Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Shallotte, NC, that features fresh, fired, or grilled seafood apps and entrees. Enjoy dinner and cocktails with your pup and watch an amazing sunset from an outdoor table. See Details
Oliver's on the Cape Fear Oliver's on the Cape Fear is a dog-friendly restaurant in Southport, NC. This southern-style restaurant serves up a variety of menu options including calamari, shrimp, burgers, salads, soups, calabash platters, lamb, crab cakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you for your meal, so snag a seat at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables which are enclosed and heated during the cooler months. Start your lunch with the soft shell crab bites, quartered, lightly dusted and fried, and topped with a housemade sriracha-creole aioli. Next, dig into the juicy Southern Burger - a half pound chopped short rib and chuck burger topped with housemade pimiento cheese, crispy bacon, and a fried onion ring, and served with potato salad or french fries. Wash your meal down with a Margarita Martini (triple sec, simple syrup, lime juice, and an egg white, and garnished with a lime twist and coarse salt). See Details
Fibber McGees Fibber McGees in Sunset Beach is a dog-friendly, Irish-themed pub where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. They serve a variety of menu options including nachos, soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, paninis, Shepherd's pie, and more. See Details
Waterfront Seafood Shack Waterfront Seafood Shack is a dog friendly restaurant located in Calabash, NC. Dogs are welcome at all outdoor tables at this riverfront restaurant that specializes in Calabash-style fried seafood. Menu items include fried oysters, scallops, shrimp, flounder, and crab cakes platters alongside steamed blue crabs, clams, oysters and shrimp. Landlubbers appreciate fried chicken tenders, onion rings, deep fried corn, chicken wings, cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and loaded hot dogs. See Details
Island Jo Coffee-n-Cafe Island Jo Coffee-n-Cafe is a dog-friendly coffeehouse in Oak Island, NC where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. While they don't have a dog menu, they do offer pup cups! For pet parents, their menu serves up favorites such as blueberry scones, breakfast croissant sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, and veggie wraps. See Details
Shagger Jacks Shagger Jacks is a dog-friendly restaurant in Oak Island, NC, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. They have an assorted menu featuring burgers, seafood, tacos, and flatbreads and more. They also offer 50 varieties of beer and a full bar. See Details
Ports of Call Ports of Call is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30am to 8:30pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. This family owned eatery serves up delicious American style dishes with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start your lunch off with an order of Crab Purses - lump crab meat, cream cheese, capers, and green onions wrapped in a Phyllo dough and lightly fried, and served over mixed greens and tomatoes with a deconstructed chive vinaigrette. For your main course try the Sea BLT - Maine lobster, lump crab, and shrimp tossed in a lemon tarragon sauce over fried green tomatoes, topped with bacon crumbles, and served with a side salad! See Details
Bagel Dock Cafe Dogs are welcome at outdoor picnic tables at this breakfast and lunch spot. Bagel Dock Cafe serves freshly baked bagels with a variety cream cheeses, salads, and sandwiches made with Boars' Head meats. Bagel Dock Cafe is open Monday - Saturday 6am - 3pm, Sunday 6:30am - 2pm. See Details
American Fish Company American Fish Company is a seasonal, dog-friendly bar in Southport, NC, where Fido is welcome to join you for a drink on the waterfront. Although no food is served is this establishment, you'll find cold beer, fantastic craft cocktails, drink specials, and great live music. American Fish Company is a members-only club. Membership is $1.00. Bring your driver’s license to sign up! See Details
The Saucy Southerner Dogs are welcome at the outdoor tables at The Saucy Southerner in Southport, NC. This pet-friendly eatery's tagline is "real good, feel good food" and they serve breakfast and lunch with a southern twist. Breakfast offerings include biscuits and grits, omelets and crepes while the lunch menu offers a variety of burgers, wraps and sandwiches. See Details
Lazy Turtle Bar & Grill Lazy Turtle Bar & Grill in Oak Island, NC is a beachfront bar and grill with a dog-friendly outdoor patio and a dog menu for Fido! Guests can enjoy seafood dishes, chicken wings, tacos, burgers, sandwiches and more. See Details
The Grape & Ale Located in Oak Island, NC, The Grape & Ale offers a glass of wine or a bottle of ale in a dog-friendly courtyard. The charming space is the perfect place to relax with Fido over a cold beverage. They boast a generous selection of wines and brews from around the world, with over 50 wines under $10 and 12 rotating taps, crowlers and bottles. See Details
San Jose Mexican Restaurant Enjoy great, fresh Mexican Food on the patio with your dog while amazing guacamole is prepared at your table... and a margarita. Life is Good! See Details
LouLou's Waterfront Restaurant LouLou's Waterfront Restaurant is a dog-friendly seafood eatery in Supply, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table with an umbrella on the deck. Fried, grilled, and steamed seafood is served along with burgers and sandwiches. See Details
Bella Cucina Bella Cucina is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 8:45pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. This Italian eatery serves up a variety of menu options including soups, salads, fish, chicken, veal, pasta, pizza, calzones, strombolis, wings, and more. Let Fido tag along to enjoy an authentic Italian meal and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with the Granchino di Bella Cucina - a baked crab casserole with crab meat, cheeses, and peppers, served with a toasted bread roll. Once you've soaked up the last ounce of deliciousness, try the Veal Piccata - a veal cutlet lightly sauteed in a white wine reduction sauce with bright lemons and briny capers. See Details
Holden Beach, NC, US