Dog Friendly Restaurants in Leland, NC

There are 6 pet friendly restaurants in Leland that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. 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 Leland. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bessie Burger
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
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
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
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
The George on the RiverWalk On the RiverWalk in Historic Downtown, 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. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor deck. See Details
Java Dog Coffee House Located in the Cotton Exchange downtown, 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
Front Street Brewery Located in Historic Downtown, the Front Street Brewery is Wilmington’s only Restaurant with its own Brewery. They offer fresh modern American cuisine, ranging from gourmet burgers to fine entrees and everything in between. Dogs are permitted at outdoor tables. See Details
Rucker Johns Really good, fresh food with friendly and prompt service. Comfortable patio seating in front and on the side. We'll tourists, but will be back and will eat here every trip. See Details
South Beach Grill South Beach Grill has been serving southern inspired locally sourced dishes for almost 20 years to Outer Banks locals and tourists. 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. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. 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
Poe's Tavern Poe's Tavern is open daily from 10:00am to 12:00am. 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
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
Island Hots In addition to hot dogs, Island Hots serves chicken tenders, chopped pork sandwiches, and beer battered onion rings. Outdoor tables welcome dogs, and water bowls will be provided. See Details
Seawitch Cafe and Tiki Bar Beachside seafood place with a dog-friendly outdoor patio. See Details
Port City Java Port City Java has a wonderful dog-friendly patio where you can enjoy free Wi-Fi and delicious food. See Details
Famous Toastery of Wilmington 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. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Sweet n Savory Cafe Hearty entrees such as slow roasted prime rib, pot roast, meatloaf, and BBQ chicken. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Bruster's Real Ice Cream Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones on top for their furry customers. See Details
Cape Fear Seafood Company Cape Fear Seafood Company is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 8:30pm. Cape Fear serves up fresh, delicious seafood dishes with options like soups, salads, crab cakes, fried oysters, blackened cod, Alaskan snow crab legs, shrimp diablo, broiled sea scallops, shrimp tacos, and more. Let Fido tag along for the day and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Try the highly recommended Cape Fear Shrimp and Grits crafted with shrimp, applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, scallions, and mushrooms in a low country cream sauce over creamy cheese grits. See Details
Dockside Restaurant Dockside Restaurant is open daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm and they are happy to serve up fresh, delicious seafood dishes complete with friendly and helpful service. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy the view of the Intracoastal Waterway along with great eats. Start with an order of Oysters Rockefeller, then move on to the Low Country Succotash. This dish is crafted with fresh, fried oysters and Texas Pete aioli over lima beans, sweet corn and carrots. 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
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