Dog Friendly Restaurants in Little Switzerland, NC

There’s 1 pet friendly restaurant in Little Switzerland that welcomes dogs at their outdoor tables, and 37 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 Little Switzerland. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Switzerland Cafe
Switzerland Cafe Switzerland Cafe serves up American style cafe fare prepared with fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, quiche, sandwiches, barbecue, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with an order of the New South Pimiento Cheese, homemade with hardwood bacon, scallions, cheddar cheeses, and roasted red peppers, served with grilled French bread and celery sticks. Next, chow down on the French Dip sandwich, with warm sliced roast beef, sauteed onions, mushrooms, and Swiss cheese sandwiched between a toasted hoagie roll, with a side of au jus for dipping. For something a bit lighter, go for the Cafe Kale Salad with roasted butternut squash, toasted almonds, bleu cheese, parmesan, and tomatoes, with lemon tahini dressing. Switzerland Cafe is open daily from 10:30am to 4:00pm (during the in-season, from March to November.) See Details
Pet Friendly Black Mountain Ale House
Black Mountain Ale House Great Vibe. That is what most folks say when they first walk into the Black Mountain Ale House. Our concept is pretty simple. Provide some really great beer. Pair that with food meant to be eaten with said great beer cooked by an award-winning chef and his killer kitchen crew. Plop that down in the midst of some of the most beautiful mountains on the main street of a sweet little mountain town and that'st the Ale House. It's an upscale yet unpretentious destination for visitors and locals alike. They have 19 taps of mainly local/regional brews, along with a variety of wine and liquor. Dogs are welcome in outdoor seating area. See Details
The Veranda Cafe Veranda serves soups, salads, sandwiches, and wraps ,Wonderful food and staff. Scenic back deck is dog friendly. See Details
The Trailhead Nineteen handcrafted beers on tap, fresh, cooked to order food, and rousing live music, The Trailhead is a one-stop restaurant and bar located in the picturesque Western North Carolina community of Black Mountain. A diverse menu features salads, burgers, tacos, and dinner entrees. Choose from delicious favorites such as the Looking Glass Ahi salad, Lost Cove blackened tuna burger, and Lovers Leap salmon cakes. Don't forget to save room for a slice of peanut butter pie. The large outdoor patio welcomes dogs outside the railing. See Details
Louise's Kitchen This popular breakfast and brunch restaurant serves veggie quesadillas, cheesesteaks, curry chicken salad, and classic reuben sandwiches. Wrap-around porch tables are dog friendly. See Details
The Pedalin' Pig Bbq Dogs are welcome at six outdoor tables when the weather is warm at this BBQ joint. The Pedalin' Pig BBQ serves barbecue pulled pork, brisket, smoked turkey, chicken, and baby back ribs. Other menu items include boiled peanuts, pork rinds, smoked chicken wings, Brunswick stew, pork belly tacos, brisket burgers, and fried flounder. The Pedalin' Pig BBQ is open daily for lunch and dinner 11am - 9pm. See Details
Nick's Restaurant & Pub Tasty pub menu features sandwiches, burgers, and seafood entrees. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Palate at Monte Vista Hotel Elegant eatery inside Monte Vista Hotel features soups, sandwiches, and glazed pork chops and vegetable lasagna entrees. Dogs are welcome on the spacious outdoor patio. See Details
My Father's Pizza & Pasta Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this quaint pizza place. My Father's Pizza & Pasta serves pizza, pasta, subs, salads, and beer and wine. My Father's Pizza & Pasta is open for lunch and dinner Sunday - Thursday 11am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm. See Details
Straightaway Cafe & Pub Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this Black Mountain pub featuring live music. The Straightaway Cafe & Pub serves American pub cuisine, beer, and wine. Menu items include cheese quesadillas, nachos, fresh soups, build-your-own burgers, salads, fish n' chips, and wraps. The Straightaway Cafe & Pub is open Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 10pm. See Details
Blind Squirrel Brewery Located near town square, the latest Blind Squirrel Brewery location offers the same refreshing craft brews and cider and a food menu that includes wings, po'boys, burgers, pizza, and specialty wraps. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Ole's Guacamoles Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables on the patio at this Mexican restaurant. Ole's Guacamoles serves authentic Mexican cuisine, margaritas, and beer. Start off with an order of queso dip to share, then choose from entrees like fajita taco salads, huevos Rancheros, combination platters, and chile Rellenos. Ole's Guacamoles is open Monday - Saturday 11am - 9:30pm. See Details
The Pizza Shop and Dry County Brewing Company Located on the outskirts of downtown Spruce Pine, The Pizza Shop serves hand-tossed pizza and beer crafted on premises. The staff and owners love dogs so much, they often get a pat and cold bowl of water upon arriving. There is plenty of outdoor seating, but if you are bringing a group it's a good idea to make a reservation. See Details
Bella's Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the sidewalk at this Italian restaurant located in the Food Lion shopping center in Banner Elk. Bella's serves Italian food like pizzas, salad, calamari, chicken wings, minestrone soup, and pasta dishes. Bella's is open Monday - Saturday 11am - 2:30pm, 4pm - 9pm, Sunday noon - 9pm, and closed on Wednesdays in the winter months. See Details
Kaye's Kitchen Kaye's Kitchen is a locally owned and operated eatery located in Newland, NC. Choose from a variety of dining options including an all day breakfast menu, lunch and dinner dishes, freshly baked pies and cakes, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, and more. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (weather permitting) while you try a piece of pie (Buttermilk Coconut, Chocolate Chess, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Key Lime, and more!) Kaye's Kitchen is open Monday through Tuesday from 8:00am to 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday from 8:00am to 2:00pm, and Sunday from 9:00am to 1:30pm. See Details
The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe serves up typical American style fare. Let Fido tag along and you can snag a seat at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for breakfast and enjoy a coffee and a fresh, hot waffle, or come by for lunch and grab a delicious delicatessen style sandwich. The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. See Details
The Artisan Gourmet Market Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this cafe and wine bar. The Artisan Gourmet Market is a cozy spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine, start off the day with a hearty breakfast, or meet up with friends for dinner. The menu includes charcuterie plates, salmon Nicoise salads, club sandwiches, and soups. The Artisan Gourmet Market is open Monday - Saturday 7am - 8pm, Sunday 8am - 3pm. See Details
Christa's Country Corner Christa's Country Corner is a unique eatery and General Store combo that serves up delicious southern home cooking. Choose from options like meatloaf, chicken and dumplings, smoked pork, burgers, hotdogs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Once your belly is full, stop by the store and peruse merchandise like clothes, homemade preserves, mountain honey, molasses, home and bath products, and more! Christa's Country Corner is open Monday through Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
Bantam Chef Bantam Chef, located in Marion, NC, is a casual fast food-style eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Bantam Chef is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30am to 9pm. See Details
J & J's Grill on the Green J & J's Grill on the Green, located in Burnsville, NC, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of tasty 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 Smoked Trout Dip served with sliced pita bread. Next, chow down on the Shrimp Provencale - jumbo shrimp sauteed with peppers and onions. Or go for the Cordon Bleu - breaded tenderloin stuffed with ham and Swiss cheese. See Details
Italian Pizza & Pasta Restaurant Get your fill of hearty pasta dishes and Chicago style pizza, along with salads, calzone, and oven-baked subs. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Appalachian Java Dogs are welcome at three outdoor tables at this coffee shop. Appalachian Java & Cafe serves organic fresh brewed coffee, breakfast wraps, quiche, oatmeal, sandwiches, salads, and baked goods. Appalachian Java & Cafe is open Monday - Friday 7am - 5:30pm, Saturday 8am - 5:30pm. See Details
Saki Sushi Japanese Cuisine Dogs are welcome at ten outdoor tables at this Asian restaurant located in Cheshire Village. Sake Sushi specializes in sushi but also serves a variety of rice and noodle dishes. Menu items include edamame, tempura dishes, crab rangoons, Japanese ramen noodle soup, teriyaki chicken over rice, bento boxes, and fried rice with chicken, shrimp, steak, or tofu. Sake Sushi is open Monday - Thursday 11am - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm, Sunday noon - 9pm. See Details
Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge Blind Squirrel Brewery and Lodge is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of menu options including appetizers, tater tots, soups, salads, wings, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, wraps, and more. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their twelve pet-friendly outdoor tables (available seasonally) while you enjoy your meal. Start with a cold brew and an order of Totchos - a bed of tater tots covered in beer cheese, jalapenos, beans, lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream, and salsa. Next, try the Nutty Blue Chick Wrap with roasted chicken, gorgonzola cheese, cranberries, toasted walnuts, and a housemade creamy cilantro dressing, served with fresh fruit and a pickle. Blind Squirrel is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 6:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm (Hours change seasonally, so be sure to call ahead!) See Details