Dog Friendly Restaurants in Matthews, NC

There are 23 pet friendly restaurants in Matthews 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 Matthews. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bruster's Real Ice Cream
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
Pet Friendly McAlister's Deli
McAlister's Deli Good place to eat. They have a good size menu with sandwiches and are known for their baked potatoes. Kids eat free on Tuesdays has a covered patio and dogs are welcome. See Details
Beantown Tavern Beantown Tavern is a casual pub style eatery that serves up delicious, traditional bar fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pizza, calzones, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, chicken, seafood, steak, ribs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the many pet-friendly tables available on their outdoor patio while you enjoy your meal. Start with a cold beer and an order of Lobster Skins - potato halves loaded with mozzarella, lobster meat, and baked to order, served with homemade Cajun remoulade. Next, sink your teeth into the Buffalo Chicken Sandwich with a buffalo fried chicken breast topped with lettuce, tomato, and bleu cheese crumbles, served with ranch and your choice of side (chips, fries, onion rings, potato salad, pasta salad, baked beans, mac and cheese, coleslaw, and more.) Beantown Tavern is open daily from 10:00am to 2:00am. See Details
Moochie's Tavern Moochie's Tavern is a casual, American bar style eatery that serves up a wide variety of traditional, delicious pub grub. Choose from menu options like appetizers, wings, soups, salads, sliders, wraps, sandwiches, pasta, seafood, and more. Snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. Start with a cold beer and an order of Fatnicks Crab Fries - russet potato fries tossed in Old Bay and topped with fresh lump crab meat and melted parmesan cheese, served with a side of remoulade for dipping! Next, sample some of the unique sliders, like the Chipotle Bacon Bison Sliders - local fresh ground bison patties topped with hickory smoked bacon, sliced red tomato, diced red onion, and a housemade chipotle sauce. Their Wild Boar Sliders consist of freshly ground wild boar patties topped with hickory smoked bacon, sliced red tomato, and a housemade sweet chili sauce. Moochie's Tavern is open Monday through Tuesday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 1:00am, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 2:00am, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 11:00pm. See Details
CharBar No.7 CharBar No. 7 is a casual, family-friendly eatery with the feel of a sports bar. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, steak, burgers, sandwiches, pitas, tacos, chicken, seafood, ribs, and more. And don't forget to check out their extensive Kid's Menu (for children 10 and under.) Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (weather permitting, so please call ahead!) while you enjoy your meal. Start with a cold beer and an order of Das Pretzels - Bavarian style hot pretzels sprinkled with kosher salt, parmesan, and served with a side of beer cheese. Next, sink your teeth into the Leap Year Burger topped with American cheese, garlic aioli, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, and a medium fried egg, served with your choice of fries, tater tots, quinoa salad, or broccoli. For something lighter, try the Grilled Salmon Salad with spinach mix, grilled salmon, roasted tomatoes, cucumbers, goat cheese, and red onions, with a housemade citrus vinaigrette. CharBar No. 7 is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 12:00am. See Details
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes on Matthews Township Parkway has six dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can come along with you to enjoy the taste trifecta of burgers, fries, and shakes. The menu includes a number of burgerlicious favorites, like the Mooyah Cheeseburger: fresh, never-frozen beef, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and Mooyah sauce on a non-GMO potato bun. Alternatively, you can build your own burger with a choice of proteins, artisan buns, cheese, extras, veggies, and sauces to go on top. 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
Jekyll & Hyde Taphouse Grill Jekyll and Hyde Taphouse Grill, located in Matthews, NC, is a trendy bar and eatery that serves up delicious fare in a steampunk-inspired setting. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Irish Nachos - thinly-sliced potatoes topped with bacon, tomatoes, green onions, jalapenos, Hyde's house-made cheese sauce, and jalapeno ranch. Next, chow down on the Pulled Pork Flatbread topped with all-natural local pork, Mississippi Cattle Mustard BBQ, caramelized onions, smoked cheddar, and crispy onion straws. Or go for the Shrimp Thai Salad with romaine and Arcadian lettuce, jumbo shrimp tossed in a sweet and spicy sauce, cucumbers, red onions, Mandarin oranges, and ginger-teriyaki dressing. Jekyll and Hyde Taphouse Grill is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
Kristophers Sports Bar & Restaurant Kristophers Sports Bar and Restaurant serves up your typical American style pub grub. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, wings, burgers, pizza, sandwiches, calzones, strombolis, spaghetti, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a cold beer, and an order of the Nachos Grande - a bed of tortilla chips topped with chili, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, jalapenos, black olives, and your choice of chicken and/or beef. Next, sink your teeth into the Catcher's Mitt sandwich with your choice of grilled catch of the day, fried flounder, or fried/grilled shrimp, and lettuce, tomato, red onion, and tartar sauce on a toasted hoagie roll, served with your choice of side (fries, potato salad, coleslaw, pasta salad, or chips.) Kristophers Sports Bar and Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 12:00am, Friday from 11:00am to 1:00am, Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00am, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 11:00pm. See Details
Pita Kabab Grill Pita Kabab Grill is a casual eatery that serves up delicious, authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, kababs, poultry, fish, beef, seafood, sandwiches, shawarma, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the many pet-friendly tables that they have available while you enjoy your meal. Start with an order of Grape Leaves wrapped with tomatoes, onions, parsley, lemon juice, and extra virgin olive oil. Or try a small Spicy Salad with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, radish, and jalapeno, served with house dressing. Next, try the Chicken Kafta sandwich with two charbroiled skewers of chicken breast, parsley, garlic, onions, and Lebanese spices, served with your choice of house salad, soup, rice, or fries. Pita Kabab Grill is open daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Mario's Italian Restaurant Mario's Italian Restaurant is a casual eatery that serves up delicious Italian fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, pork, beef, seafood, poultry, pasta, pizza, strombolis, pizza rolls, hot or cold subs, sandwiches, burgers, wings, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a crisp glass of wine and an order of Bourbon St. Mac and Cheese with blackened shrimp, bacon, shallots, peppers, and cheddar. Later, chow down on the house specialty Seafood Fra Diavolo with clams, shrimp, calamari, and scallops sauteed in marinara, shallots, garlic, and a touch of crushed peper, served over spaghetti. If pizza is more your style, try the unique Gorgonzola Grape pie topped with red grapes, gorgonzola cheese, and fresh rosemary! Mario's Italian Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Bisonte Pizza Co. Bisonte Pizza Co. is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from wings, calzones, pizza, salads, pasta, hot or cold subs, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with an order of wings in your choice of sauce (mild, medium, hot, inferno, honey mustard, carolina gold, bourbon BBQ, and more.) Next, bite into a slice of the Mediterranean pie topped with imported 100% olive oil, Italian spices, fontinella, mozzarella, black olives, tomatoes, spinach, and feta cheese. Or go with the popular Beef On Weck sandwich with thinly sliced roast beef heated in au jus, and topped with horseradish on a warm kimmelweck roll sprinkled with kosher salt and caraway seeds. Bisonte Pizza Co. is open daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Pie Five Pizza Co. This pizzeria on Matthews Township Parkway has three pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to share a slice. Pie Five Pizza Co. is serving up crispy artisan thin, classic pan, traditional Italian, and gluten-free crusts. Build your own pie with your choice of crust, half a dozen sauces like Spicy Sriracha Marinara, and tons of toppings. You can also go for one of their specialty pies including Chicken Carbonara and Athenian. For a lighter meal, go for one of the fresh salads. For something sweet, you can try the Chocolate Chip Cookie 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
Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders Located in Matthews, Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders is a dog-friendly restaurant serving dishes baked from scratch every day. Visitors to Bellacino's can head to one of its many outdoor tables to 'grab a grinder' alongside Fido. The restaurant's menu includes salads, pasta dishes, specialty pizzas, and a wide range of grinders, including Bellacino's Bayou, Veggie, Tuna, Meatball, Taco, and Crab and Seafood grinders. Diners with a sweet tooth can save room for cookies, brownies or cinnamon sticks. 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
Poppy Seeds Bagels Poppy Seeds Bagels is an authentic New York style deli that serves up breakfast and lunch options. Their sandwiches are prepared with Boar's Head meats and cheeses and homemade breads, garnering high praise from locals and tourists alike! Choose from an assortment of menu options including omelettes, breakfast bagel sandwiches, salads, sandwiches, specialty deli sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop by for breakfast and try the Lox and Cream Cheese Bagel with Nova lox and a delicious cream cheese spread. Or simply chow down on a sticky cinnamon bun! For lunch, try the Wood Chopper with corned beef, pastrami, melted Swiss cheese, tomato, onion, and Russian dressing. Poppy Seeds Bagels is open Monday through Saturday from 5:30am to 7:00pm, and Sunday from 5:30am to 5:00pm. See Details
TCBY TCBY is a long time purveyor of frozen yogurt with a wide selection of flavors. You can create a custom confection with Fido at this location in Matthews. There are dog-friendly tables outside so Fido can come along for a frozen treat. The flavor options include tons of dairy free, no sugar added, and gluten-free selections to accommodate various dietary needs and preferences. You'll find flavors like bananas foster, white chocolate macadamia, orange sorbet, and pumpkin. They also offer hand-scooped flavors, cakes, pies, and tons of toppings to customize your treat. You can run in to create your dessert, then enjoy it outside with your pup. See Details
Athens Pizza Athens Pizza, located in Matthews, NC, serves up a unique blend of pizzeria style fare and Iranian cuisine. Choose from menu options like appetizers, salads, pasta, burgers, gyros, kabobs, pizza, calzones, subs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try a slice of the Spicy Hot pie topped with hot peppers, onions, grilled chicken, hot sauce, and cheese, served with a side of bleu cheese dressing. Or sink your teeth into the Gyro with beef and lamb, lettuce, tomato, onion, and tzatziki sauce, served with pita. Athens Pizza is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Fuddruckers Fuddruckers, located in Matthews, is a well-known burger chain that offers a build-your-own burger bar. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you savor your masterpiece. Choose from beef patties, elk, bison, or even ostrich, then pile it high with the cheeses and toppings of your choice. Choose from ingredients like shredded lettuce, onions, pickles, pico de gallo, relish, mayo, mustard, cheese sauce, and more! If making decisions is not your strong suit, simply pick one of their specialty burgers, like the Southwest Burger topped with guacamole, smokehouse bacon, and pepper jack cheese. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Moe's Original BBQ This barbeque restaurant on Matthews Station Street in Matthews has five dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can join you at this popular Southern barbeque joint. There are lots of dishes to choose from at Moe's Original BBQ, including sandwiches, platters, and sides. One of the most popular items on the menu is the smoked turkey sandwich: hot, smoked, all white turkey breast, sliced and served on a toasted bun with housemade sweet and tangy BBQ sauce, marinated slaw, creamy Alabama style white BBQ sauce, and pickles. On the side, you can indulge in some true southern favorites, like collard greens, baked beans, marinated slaw, and banana pudding. See Details
Picadeli's Pub-in-Deli Picadeli's Pub-in-Deli is a unique eatery that serves up delicious deli style fare in a pub atmosphere. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, burgers, subs, deli sandwiches, and more. Bring Fido along for the day and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Start with a local craft beer and an order of Pepper Shooters - stuffed and marinated cherry peppers with prosciutto and provolone cheese. Next, try the Philadelphia sandwich with grilled pastrami and coleslaw on grilled rye bread with Thousand Island dressing and Swiss cheese, served with a side of fries. Picadeli's Pub-in-Deli is open Monday from 10:00am to 5:00pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
Shiki Shiki is a casual, affordable Asian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious, authentic cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soup, salad, hibachi style entrees, veggies, pork, shrimp, tuna, scallops, beef, chicken, noodle dishes, sushi rolls, sashimi, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a hot sake and an order of Golden Vegetable Tempura - hand battered and lightly fried zucchini, carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, and onions, served with a housemade tempura dipping sauce. Next, try the Tempura Udon Noodle Sopu - traditional Japanese comfort food prepared with thick wheat flour noodles, shrimp tempura, a soft boiled egg, and garnished with freshly sliced green onions and pieces of toasted nori, served over a clear, chicken stock soup. Sushi enthusiasts should try the Panthers Roll with shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, and cucumber, topped with scallions, eel sauce, and spicy mayo. Shiki is open Saturday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Friday from 11:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Matthews Township Parkway in Matthews provides six tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Panera Bread Panera Bread on Matthews Township Parkway has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Bruegger's Bagels Bruegger's Bagels is a dog-friendly eatery serving a comprehensive menu of healthy choices for breakfast and lunch. Visitors to Matthews with Fido in tow and a craving for a preservative-free bagel, can head to one of Bruegger's two outdoor tables to dig in. The eatery's menu is made up of bagels and cream cheese, salads, signature soups, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and coffee drinks. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in a Cheesecake Brownie, Cranberry Orange Nut Muffin, or Oatmeal Raisin Pecan Cookie. See Details
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar in Charlotte, NC is THE place to bring Fido in the Queen City. Located in the NoDa Arts District, the bar serves beer, wine, and liquor, and allows dogs of all shapes and sizes both indoors and out. All dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and are up to date on vaccinations. There is a membership fee of $10 per dog, which can be picked up on first visit. Just be sure to bring Fido's vaccination records. See Details