Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lincolnton, NC

There are 3 pet friendly restaurants in Lincolnton that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 91 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 Lincolnton. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Italianno's
Italianno's Italianno's is an Italian eatery that serves up a variety of fresh, authentic menu options. Choose from appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, subs, burgers, pizza, pasta, chicken, veal, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with an order of fresh mussels steamed in your choice of white wine and garlic sauce, or marinara. Next, bite into a slice of Margherita Pizza topped with tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella, sliced roma tomatoes, and fresh basil. Or if sandwiches are more your thing, go with the Caprese Sandwich with prosciutto, fresh roma tomatoes, basil, buffalo mozzarella, virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and ground pepper, served with a side of fries. Italianno's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Saturday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Cook Out
Cook Out Cook Out is a dog-friendly restaurant serving fresh, never frozen hamburgers to Lincolnton locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Cook Out can head to one of its three outdoor tables to indulge in a milkshake alongside Fido. The restaurant's menu is made up of hot dogs, bbq, burgers, chicken dishes, corn dogs, quesadillas, hushpuppies, fries, and more. Forty plus premium milkshakes are available to top off your meal in flavors such as Peanut Butter Banana, Hi-C Punch, Chocolate Cobbler, and Reese's Cup. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on E Main Street offers carhop service and a handful of pet-friendly tables. At Sonic Drive-In you can get burgers and hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, plus fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks. Sonic Drive-In is known for their vast selection of drinks, like Frozen Lemonade, Strawberry Limeade, and Grape Sluch with Rainbow Candy. There is also a selection of milkshakes, Sonic Blasts, waffle cone sundaes, and ice cream slushes. See Details
River's Edge Bar and Grill Located at the United States National Whitewater Center, River's Edge allows you to watch kayakers, listen to live bands, enjoy festivals, and eat delicious food. Dogs are welcome, but not on the upper deck. See Details
Olde Hickory Station Brewpub serves burgers, pizza, and steak, chicken, and pasta entrees. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Hickory Tavern Hickory Tavern has a large patio where you and your four-legged friends can enjoy a menu of burgers, wings, seafood, and steaks. Always cold beers and delicious desserts available. See Details
The String Bean The String Bean Fresh Market and Deli is fantastic! Bring Fido and sit out on their great patio. Try the Duck Fat Fries and a Pesto Burger, have a beer from their fantastic selection, and maybe even enjoy a live band by the outdoor fireplaces. You and your pup will love it! See Details
Lakeside Pizza & Tavern Lakeside is a combination tavern and pizza joint located on the banks of Lake Rhodhiss. Try a signature pizza or select one from the buffet. Also serve wings, spaghetti, and sandwiches. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
238 Cherokee Grill 238 Cherokee Grill serves up a variety of menu options including starters, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, pork, fish, chicken, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables (weather permitting) while you enjoy your meal. Start with an order of Cherokee Wings - your choice of fried or smoked wings tossed in your choice of sauce (mild, hot, diablo, BBQ, polynesian, sweet chili, jerk sauce, old bay, and more) served hot and crispy with a side of celery and ranch or bleu cheese dressing. Next, bite into the Reuben Burger topped with corned beef, housemade sauerkraut, whole grain mustard, thousand island dressing, and Swiss cheese. 238 Cherokee Grill is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
American Honor Ale House American Honor Ale House serves up a variety of delicious pub grub. Choose from menu options like appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, steak, poultry, fish, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the many pet-friendly tables available on their outdoor patio. Start by relaxing with a Southern Shandy (Mountain Spring Ale, Brandy, peach, lemonade) and an order of Deviled Eggs with dill pickle, piquillo peppers, and hot sauce. Next, sink your teeth into the Red Rider Burger - a ten ounce Angus beef patty topped with bacon, Red Rider BBQ sauce, cheddar, bacon aioli, and fried onion, served with your choice of side (mac and cheese, green beans, potato mash, coleslaw, pickled veggies, fries, and more.) American Honor Ale House is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 8:00pm. See Details
Cafe Gouda Lovely outdoor seating that allows pets on leashes. Fabulous sandwiches and specialty dishes. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 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 daily at 11am. See Details
Redbone Willy's Trading Company Redbone Willy's Trading Co. serves up traditional deli style fare. Choose from menu options like sandwiches, wraps, hotdogs, burgers, salads, homemade ice cream, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the house favorite Beast of Burden Sandwich with bacon, spinach, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, olives, red onions, fresh tomato, asiago, havarti, mozzarella, and fresh basil. Redbone Willy's also offers a number of vegetarian friendly options, like the Graveyard Sandwich with fresh tomato, onion, spinach, garlic cream cheese spread, mozzarella, tomato pesto, and fresh basil. Redbone Willy's Trading Co. is open daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm (hours are subject to change, so call ahead!) See Details
Nellie's Southern Kitchen Dogs are welcome at several tables at this Southern restaurant in Belmont. Nellie's Southern Kitchen serves Southern comfort food for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. Start with an appetizer order of biscuits and gravy to share (they are available anytime!). For the main course, choose from chicken n' dumplins, meatloaf with mashed ""taters"" and green bean casserole, or fried chicken with four-cheese mac and maple chili roasted winter veggies. Nellie's Southern Kitchen is open Monday - Saturday 11am - 10pm, Sunday 10am - 3pm." See Details
Friends Friends is pet friendly! Great local bar, not too far off I-85, reasonable prices. Great food and a dog-friendly outdoor patio that has chairs, tables, and TVs (in the summer there's corn hole and other games). See Details
Iron Thunder Try the "easy rider" burgers, "road kings" steaks, and "thunderlicious" pasta. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Glenway Premium Pub Glenway Premium Pub welcomes dogs at eight outdoor tables. This pub serves affordable pub grub, craft beers, and wines by the glass. Popular menu items include chicken wings available tossed in a variety of different sauces, sliders, gourmet burgers, and steaks. Glenway Premium Pub is open Monday - Wednesday 11am - 10pm, Thursday - Saturday 11am - 2am, Sunday 11am - midnight. See Details
Ren's Dog Den Ren's Dog Den, located in Hickory, NC, is a casual dog bar where pups and people can enjoy a beer (humans only, please) and some great company. Fido is welcome to join you, of course, at this pet-friendly establishment! Ren's Dog Den is open Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 12am, Friday from 3pm to 1am, Saturday from 2pm to 1am, and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Safari Miles If you're looking for a great place for a delicious meal, check out Safari Miles, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Safari Miles features fresh ingredients, including seafood and the finest USDA choice beef, so make sure to ask about the daily food and drink specials. Try ordering Miles' Sizzling Prime Rib- prime rib with roasted garlic and rubbed in Cajun seasoning with au jus. Check the calendar before you plan to go- Safari Miles features live music some nights, which you won't want to miss. See Details
Savory Plum Cafe & Bakery For a great place for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even just a midday treat, check out Savory Plum Cafe & Bakery, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a nice day. Savory Plum serves a vide variety of baked goods, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and even chili, and they pride themselves on using unbleached flour and ingredients with no MSG or trans fats. Try the bacon jam and gruyere panini or mac and cheese, and pair it with one of the coffee and espresso drinks. See Details
Circus Hall of Cream Walk-up and drive-through restaurant serves burgers, hot dogs, fries, ice cream, and more. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Portofino's Italian Restaurant Portofino's Italian Restaurant serves up a variety of menu options including appetizers, salads, pasta, poultry, veal, seafood, baked dishes, pizza, calzones, strombolis, subs, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an appetizer of Mozzarella Alla Caprese - fresh buffalo mozzarella and tomato in olive oil and basil. Try the Veal Maria, consisting of tender veal mixed with wild mushrooms in a brandy demi-glaze sauce, and finished with a crabmeat topping. Pizza enthusiasts should try their Pescatore pie, topped with clams, mussels, calamari, octopus, and shrimp. Portofino's Italian Restaurant is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10:30am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Bootleggers Whiskey Bar & Grill If you're looking for a warm whiskey, moonshine, or single malt complemented by some fantastic eats, then Bootleggers Whiskey Bar and Grill is the place to be. Choose from a variety of menu options including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, beef, poultry, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a Junior Johnson Cherry moonshine and an order of Smoked Chicken Nachos with poblano cream, jack cheese, tomato, green onion, and salsa. Next, sink your teeth into the Club 127 Burger topped with Swiss cheese, applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on sourdough bread. Or chow down on the Jeffe�s Ruben Pizza topped with corned beef, garlic aioli, caraway, mozzarella, Swiss, and chow chow. Bootleggers Whiskey Bar and Grill is open Monday through Wednesday from 4:00pmto 11:00pm, Thursday from 4:00pm to 12:00am, and Friday through Saturday from 4:00pm to 1:00am. See Details
Champs Bistro at Rock Barn Golf & Spa If you're a member of Rock Barn country club, then you can enjoy a meal at Champs Bistro, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Champs is a fine dining establishment at the country club, featuring classics like steaks, burgers, meatloaf, and their specialty pan seared duck breast. There are plenty of gluten free, vegetarian, and heart healthy options. Champs Bistro is closed on Sundays and Mondays, and reservations are recommended but not required. See Details