Dog Friendly Restaurants in Leland, NC

There are 6 pet friendly restaurants in Leland 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 Leland. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Gusto Grille
Gusto Grille Gusto Grille is a casual eatery that serves up delicious, authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Choose from menu options like salads, appetizers, pita pizzas, sandwiches, wraps, pita boats, kebabs, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an appetizer of fresh hummus - chickpeas with tahini, fresh lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and paprika, served with warm flatbread. Next, dig into the Gyro Philly Cheese Steak sandwich - gyro slices with roasted onions, peppers, and cheddar cheese in your choice of wrap or sub roll. Gusto Grille is open Wednesday through Monday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Pet Friendly P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille at Magnolia Greens
P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille at Magnolia Greens P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille is a dog-friendly American restaurant serving award-winning burgers to locals and visitors in Leland, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the covered outdoor patio where fans with keep you and your pup cool on warmer days. P.T.'s are well known for their selection of delicious house made burgers which are chargrilled and served alongside french fries sprinkled with PT.'s very own secret seasoning. Other menu items include salads, grilled cheese sandwiches, and chicken tenders. See Details
Bessie Burger Bessie Burger is a fast food style eatery that serves up delicious American cuisine. Choose from menu options including sandwiches, burgers, salads, chicken, hotdogs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Texas Burger topped with cheddar, grilled onions, bacon, and Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce. Or go for the spicy Santa Fe Burger topped with guacamole, jalapeno peppers, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, and tomato. Bessie Burger is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Charlie Macgrooders Charlie Macgrooders is a casual eatery that serves up classic American fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, chicken, beef, pork, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cold beer and an order of Fried Mushrooms served with a creamy horseradish sauce. Later, chow down on the Salmon Macgrooder - a half pound of broiled Norwegian salmon stuffed with crab meat and drizzled with scampi sauce, served on a bed of seasoned saffron rice. Or go for a vegetarian option, like the Grilled Vegetable Sandwich - grilled portabella mushrooms, zucchini, squash, red peppers, eggplant, spinach, fresh garlic, Swiss cheese, and chipotle mayo sandwiched between panini grilled ciabatta bread. Charlie Macgrooders 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 4:00pm. See Details
Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q This BBQ spot on Olde Regent Way has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q is making BBQ favorite Carolina-style pulled pork, fried, freid shrimp and BBQ chicken. Served as plates or sandwiches, you can get your meal with classic sides like baked beans, coleslaw, and potato salad. Save some room for Banana Pudding or Pecan Pie. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
Leland Smoke House Leland Smoke House in Leland, North Carolina, has four covered tables out front where Fido can join you for a lunch or dinner of wood-smoked barbeque and homemade sides. Best sellers include the pulled pork sandwich, brisket, and banana pudding. Fido will eagerly clean up anything that happens to land on the ground! See Details
Famous Toastery of Wilmington Famous Toastery of Wilmington is a dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outside porch. Enjoy made from scratch breakfast and lunch offerings, including eggs Benedict and Florentine, biscuits and gravy, flavored pancakes, a variety of omelettes, BLTs, Buffalo chicken wraps, and meatloaf with mashed potatoes. See Details
The George on the RiverWalk On the RiverWalk in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC, The George Restaurant features Southern coastal cuisine, such as po' boys, shrimp and grits, and grilled pork chops. Creative martini, mixed drink, and wine menus. The lower deck offers river views and pet-friendly seating. See Details
Java Dog Coffee House Located in the Cotton Exchange downtown, Java Dog Coffee House is a dog-friendly café in Wilmington, NC. Customers can enjoy a cup of coffee and a bagel with the family pooch. The friendly staff is always welcoming and the coffee is to die for. Dogs are welcome both inside and outside. See Details
South Beach Grill The pet-friendly South Beach Grill has been serving southern inspired locally sourced dishes for years to Outer Banks locals and tourists. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. A savory surf and turf menu features low country spiced shrimp, lump crab cake, Carolina mac and cheese, sweet potato flounder, Osso Bucco, filet mignon, and fresh catch of the day cooked your way. See Details
Poe's Tavern Poe's Tavern is a dog-friendly restaurant located in Wrightsville Beach, NC. This literary-themed eatery is famous for their delicious burgers, however they also serve up appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, fish tacos, and an extensive beer and wine list. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Amontillado burger - a half pound in-house ground burger topped with guacamole, jalapeno-jack cheese, pico de gallo, and chipotle sour cream. For something lighter, try the Sesame Seared Tuna salad with mixed greens, tortilla strips, seared yellowfin tuna, dried cranberries, scallions, and citrus jicama slaw with a mango lime vinaigrette. Poe's also offers a delicious veggie burger that can be used in place of beef in any of their hamburgers! See Details
Havana's Havana's in Carolina Beach, NC, serves a delicious selection of seafood, steak, and pasta, featuring lobster bisque, Cajun shrimp, blue crab cocktail, crispy catfish, sitting duck, flat iron steak, and carbonara. Complement the meal with a glass of red or white, or a popular craft beer. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Hieronymus Seafood Restaurant Hieronymus Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar is open Monday through Saturday from 3pm to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. Choose from a variety of menu options including appetizers, fresh steamed seafood, a raw bar, sandwiches, salads, fresh catch-of-the-day options, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables on the covered patio. Start your lunch off with the Oysteronymus appetizer, with six oysters on the half shell baked with crab dip and spinach. Try the fresh Shrimp and Grits entree, with southern style grits topped with sauteed shrimp, onions, tomatoes, and lobster cream sauce, served with your choice of side (fries, veggie of the day, collard greens, coleslaw, side salad, or starch of the day.) See Details
Seawitch Cafe and Tiki Bar Seawitch Cafe and Tiki Bar in Carolina Beach, NC, is a dog-friendly, beachside seafood restaurant where Fido can join you at on the outdoor patio. The menu features sandwiches, platters, wings, pasta, frozen cocktails and more. See Details
Mellow Mushroom This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens at 11am Monday through Saturday and 12pm on Sunday. See Details
Michael's Seafood Restaurant Michael's Seafood Restaurant, located in Carolina Beach, NC, is a casual eatery that serves up fresh, delicious sea fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Loaded Oysters - baked oysters topped with cheddar jack cheese, smoky bacon, diced jalapenos, and cilantro sour cream. Next, chow down on the Seafood Mac & Cheese Bake with shrimp, blue fin crab meat, penne pasta, smoky bacon, a four-cheese sauce, and parmesan breadcrumb crust. Or go for the Fish Market Tacos - soft corn tortillas filled with the catch-of-the-day, lettuce, tomato, red onion, shredded cheese, and cilantro sour cream, served with a side of chips and salsa. Michael's Seafood Restaurant is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
RuckerJohns RuckerJohns is a dog-friendly New American restaurant in Wilmington, NC. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the outdoor patio. The menu includes salads, loaded burgers, pasta, seafood, flatbreads, sandwiches, and steaks. Everything is made to order, including freshly cut fries, homemade dressings, and hand-cut steaks. See Details
The Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill The Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill is pet-friendly. Their menu offers everything from wings to sandwiches to steam pots. Upper deck tables are dog friendly before 4pm only. See Details
Might As Well Menu includes, burgers, sandwiches, jumbo wings, and NY strip steak and blackened salmon entrees. Covered patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Blue Surf Cafe Blue Surf Cafe in Wilmington, NC uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create their unique dishes. Choose from menu options like waffles, breakfast sandwiches, breakfast pastries, salads, sandwiches, burgers, tapas-style dishes, and more. Grab a seat at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. Start with an order of Surf Chips topped with pimiento cheese, bacon, and fresh basil, then move on to your carefully crafted sandwich. Try the Turkey Avocado, with red onion, sriracha mayo, avocado spread, and arugula on multigrain bread. See Details
Beer Barrio Beer Barrio is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00am. They pride themselves on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create their dishes. Choose from an extensive list of craft beers, or try one of their specialty cocktails like the Mexi-Mule, crafted with habanero-infused Pinnacle vodka, fresh lemonade, and ginger beer. Bring Fido along on your trip and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with an order of Elote - grilled corn on the cob with grated cheese, mayo, Mexican spices, and fresh lime. Next, try the Al Pastor taco - beer brined grilled pork tenderloin, queso fresco, homemade salsa verde, jalapenos, and crispy tortilla strips all in a locally crafted tortilla. See Details
The Bento Box sushi The Bento Box Sushi is open Monday through Wednesday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Thursday through Friday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. This Asian eatery serves up fresh and delicious sushi rolls (their claim-to-fame) as well as menu options like spring rolls, calamari, Thai skewers, soups, salads, noodle and rice dishes, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of the pet-friendly tables on their outdoor patio. Those with palates of steel should try the Pain roll, crafted with your choice of spicy tuna or spicy salmon, scallions, wasabi tobikko, mango, and avocado wrapped in a sesame soy sheet and drizzled with chili oil. For something a bit tamer, try the Katsu - eel, salmon, asparagus, and cream cheese rolled in panko, flash fried, and topped with eel sauce and scallions. See Details
Nollie's Taco Joint Nollie's Taco Joint is a laid back Mexican eatery serving a SoCal-inspired menu of tacos, quesadillas, and nachos along with beer and wine. Bring Fido to join you on the pet-friendly patio, where he can enjoy a special taco made with canines in mind. See Details
Hang Ten Grill Grab a seat on the dog-friendly patio of Hang Ten Grill in Carolina Beach, an eatery featuring solid selection of handmade burgers, sandwiches, greens, starters, seafood, and even all-day breakfast items. Enjoy a beach break refueling with adult libations and/or your pub-grub favorites. See Details