Dog Friendly Restaurants in Nags Head, NC

There are 20 dog-friendly restaurants in Nags Head 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 Nags Head. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Mulligan’s Grille in Historic Cottage Row
Mulligan’s Grille in Historic Cottage Row Mulligan’s Grille in Historic Cottage Row is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant serving visitors and locals to Nags Head, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the pet-friendly upper deck where guests can pull up a stool at the tiki bar. Mulligan's provide a dog menu, water bowls, and your pup is sure to enjoy the fenced dog run where he can expend his energy! In addition to seafood, other choices include seasonal salads, burgers, meatloaf, plus chicken and waffles. See Details
Pet Friendly Blue Moon Beach Grill
Blue Moon Beach Grill Blue Moon Beach Grill serves up Southern comfort food and dog-friendly outdoor seating in Nags Head, NC. Their seafood-focused menu offers tasty options like daily specials, salads, fish tacos, filet mignon, sandwiches, plus a beverage menu with craft beer, wine and cocktails. Weather permitting, dogs are welcome to join you at outdoor tables. See Details
Waveriders Coffee & Deli Waveriders Coffee & Deli in Nags Head, NC is a coffee shop, deli, and bar all rolled into one. Menu offers breakfast and lunch sandwiches, coffee, smoothies, and craft beer. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Sugar Shack The Sugar Shack is a pet-friendly restaurant in Nags Head, NC. Fido can join you at one of their six outdoor picnic tables, where they offer delicious fresh seafood steamed, fried or grilled to your liking. Sandwiches, po'boys and wraps are also available. See Details
Surfin' Spoon Dogs are welcome at Surfin' Spoon's outdoor picnic tables that are shaded by umbrellas. Your dog can even have his own vanilla frozen yogurt topped with a Milk-Bone! The Surfin' Spoon offers self-serve frozen yogurt, vegan sorbet, vegan almond milk flavors, gelato, homemade waffle cones, and locally made organic treats (vegan & gluten free options). See Details
Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack Sooey's BBQ & Rib Shack in Nags Head, NC, is a dog-friendly eatery that welcomes Fido to join you at an outdoor table. The menu features ribs, chicken, pork, sandwiches, and burgers. Dog-friendly covered seating available at first-floor picnic tables, or rooftop picnic tables that overlook sunset over Jockey's Ridge. See Details
Miller's Waterfront Restaurant Miller's Waterfront Restaurant, located in Nags Head, NC, overlooks the Roanoke Sound and serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal and a beautiful view. See Details
Booty Treats Ice Cream & Shave Ice After a day at the beach head to Booty Treats, a dog-friendly ice cream shop located in Nags Head, NC. Fido will love receiving a frozen treat while sitting beside you at an outdoor picnic bench. Booty Treats serve authentic Hawaiian Shave Ice, old fashioned malts, milkshakes and sundaes. They also offer several exciting original favorites including the Booty Freeze- a unique blend of Mini-Melts ice cream and Hawaiian Shave Ice! See Details
South Beach Takeout, Catering, and Delivery South Beach Takeout, Catering, and Delivery, located in Nags Head, NC, prepares unique and fresh sandwiches, wraps, salads, and bowls, with separate gluten-free and vegan menus. Although they do not have any indoor seating, they have ample outdoor seating around the shopping center that welcomes dogs. They even offer a special doggie menu for pups! See Details
The Spot The Spot is a unique eatery that specializes in fresh, delicious eats. Choose from menu options like acai and pitaya bowls, fruit smoothies, Hershey ice cream, and more! Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Hammerhead Bowl blended with banana, strawberry, peanut butter, protein powder, and vanilla almond milk, topped with granola, banana, dark chocolate, almonds, coconut, and honey. Or sip away at one of their smoothies, like the Hatteras Sunset with pineapple, mango, peach, orange juice, and honey. The Spot is open Sunday through Thursday from 10:00am to 7:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 10:00am to 8:00pm. See Details
Front Porch Cafe Relaxed coffeehouse offering some the Outer Banks' best coffee drinks made from beans roasted onsite, plus baked goods, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, and craft beer. Keep in mind that there is no table service, so Fido will have to wait outside while you order. Outdoor deck seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Snow Bird Burgers & Cones Snow Bird Burgers & Cones is a dog-friendly eatery in Nags Head, NC. Your best friend is welcome to join you at the walk-up window for a frozen treat. Relax at a picnic table while enjoying an ice cream cone, milkshake or sundae. Their menu also includes burgers, fish tacos, sandwiches and more. Be sure to order Fido a pup cup! See Details
Morning View Coffee House Morning View Coffee House, located in Nags Head, NC, is a locally-owned and operated dog-friendly joint. Their mission is to roast the best brew of coffee from farm to cup. An in-house roasting room allows them to keep fresh, small batch roasts always on tap. Choose from coffee, espresso, teas, pastries, bagels, and more. Fido is welcome to join you inside or outside. See Details
Freshfit Cafe Freshfit Cafe is a healthy, dog-friendly restaurant in Nags Head, NC, where Fido can join you at an outdoor waterfront table. This health-oriented cafe and juice bar's menu can offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items. They use only the freshest ingredients including local seafood, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and clean proteins. See Details
Sonic Drive-In If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead! See Details
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Tropical Smoothie Cafe offers a healthy alternative to typical fast food with a menu full of light and filling options. Fido can join you for a bite at this location in Nags Head on S Croatan Highway where there are two dog-friendly tables outside. You can kick off the morning with a savory breakfast wrap or a sweater dish like the Peanut Butter Banana Crunch Flatbread. Lunch and dinner options feature flatbreads, sandwiches, and wraps with plenty of options for vegetarian diners. True to their name, you will also find a large selection of smoothies with classic fruit smoothies, superfood options, and supplements that you can add in for an extra boost. Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. See Details
Pizzazz Pizza Pizzazz Pizza is a small pizza shop that serves up delicious pizza, salads, subs, wings, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Bite into a slice of the Hurricane White pie topped with white sauce, mozzarella, tomato, onions, and jalapenos. Or go for the Deluxe with red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, sausage, ham, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives, and jalapenos. If pizza's not your style, Pizzazz offers sub sandwiches like the Cheesesteak sub with shredded beef, onions, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayo, served with a side of chips. Pizzazz Pizza is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Tortugas’ Lie Come enjoy a slice of the Caribbean at Tortugas’ Lie in Nags Head, NC. Their menu offers seafood, burgers, sushi and vegetarian-friendly entrees. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables on the porch while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Nags Head Cafe Nags Head Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant in Nags Head, NC, with umbrella-shaded outdoor tables for Fido. Situated steps from the beach, this family-run eatery serve breakfast, seafood, and southern dishes. See Details
Cahoon's Market & Cottages Cahoon's Market and Cottages is a one-stop-shop to fulfill all your dining and grocery needs. Stop by and fill up your cart with wine, cut steaks, fresh veggies and fruits, imported chocolates and olive oils, and more. Or head over to the Deli with Fido, grab a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables, and enjoy a delicious meal. Try the Roast Beef Wrap with London Broil roast beef, horseradish sauce, lettuce, tomato, banana peppers, and a shredded cheese blend. Or go for the Super Food Salad with mixed greens, kale, edamame, carrots, purple cabbage, mixed fruit, blueberries, cranberries, and pumpkin seeds! Cahoon's Market and Cottages is open daily from 6:30am to 10:00pm. See Details