Dog Friendly Restaurants in Oak Island, NC

There are 6 pet friendly restaurants in Oak Island 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 Oak Island. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Shagger Jacks
Shagger Jacks Steamed seafood, hearty burgers, and the catch of the day is what you'll find at Shagger Jacks. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly The Grape & Ale
The Grape & Ale Located in Oak Island, NC, The Grape & Ale offers a glass of wine or a bottle of ale in a dog-friendly courtyard. The charming space is the perfect place to relax with Fido over a cold beverage. They boast a generous selection of wines and brews from around the world, with over 50 wines under $10 and 12 rotating taps, crowlers and bottles. See Details
The Lazy Turtle The Lazy Turtle in Oak Island, NC is a beachfront bar and grill with a dog-friendly outdoor patio. See Details
Bob's Dogs Bob's Dogs is a small, hole-in-the-wall eatery that serves up delicious American fare. Don't let the exterior deter you from stepping inside and perusing their menu of hotdogs, hamburgers, salads, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the signature Surf and Turf Dog topped with mustard, slaw, shrimp, and Bob's special cocktail sauce. Or sink your teeth into the Tiki Dog topped with beef brisket, slaw, and Bob's homemade barbecue sauce! Bob's Dogs is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
Kai-Joe's Kai-Joe's, located in Oak Island, NC, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious Mexican fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Choose from menu options including breakfast burritos, tacos, nachos, burritos, quesadillas, and more. Kai-Joe's is open daily from 11am to 8pm (closed Mondays). See Details
Island Jo Coffee-n-Cafe Island Jo Coffee-n-Cafe is a dog-friendly coffeehouse in Oak Island, NC where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Their menu serves up favorites such as blueberry scones, breakfast croissant sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, and veggie wraps. See Details
Fishy Fishy Cafe Fishy Fishy Cafe is a dog-friendly seafood restaurant in Southport, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the outdoor deck overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Start with a shrimp appetizer of your choice, then one of several entrées featuring oysters, scallops, flounder, salmon, cod, etc. See Details
Inlet View Bar & Grill Inlet View Bar & Grill is a dog-friendly restaurant in Shallotte, NC, that features fresh, fired, or grilled seafood apps and entrees. Enjoy dinner and cocktails with your pup and watch an amazing sunset from an outdoor table. 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
Seawitch Cafe and Tiki Bar Seawitch Cafe and Tiki Bar in Carolina Beach, NC, is a dog-friendly, beachside seafood restaurant where Fido can join you at on the outdoor patio. The menu features sandwiches, platters, wings, pasta, frozen cocktails and more. 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
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
Michael's Seafood Restaurant Michael's Seafood Restaurant, located in Carolina Beach, NC, is a casual eatery that serves up fresh, delicious sea 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 Loaded Oysters - baked oysters topped with cheddar jack cheese, smoky bacon, diced jalapenos, and cilantro sour cream. Next, chow down on the Seafood Mac & Cheese Bake with shrimp, blue fin crab meat, penne pasta, smoky bacon, a four-cheese sauce, and parmesan breadcrumb crust. Or go for the Fish Market Tacos - soft corn tortillas filled with the catch-of-the-day, lettuce, tomato, red onion, shredded cheese, and cilantro sour cream, served with a side of chips and salsa. Michael's Seafood Restaurant is open daily from 11am to 9pm. See Details
RuckerJohns RuckerJohns is a dog-friendly New American restaurant in Wilmington, NC. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the outdoor patio. The menu includes salads, loaded burgers, pasta, seafood, flatbreads, sandwiches, and steaks. Everything is made to order, including freshly cut fries, homemade dressings, and hand-cut steaks. See Details
Hang Ten Grill Grab a seat on the dog-friendly patio of Hang Ten Grill in Carolina Beach, an eatery featuring solid selection of handmade burgers, sandwiches, greens, starters, seafood, and even all-day breakfast items. Enjoy a beach break refueling with adult libations and/or your pub-grub favorites. See Details
Oliver's on the Cape Fear Oliver's on the Cape Fear is a dog-friendly restaurant in Southport, NC. This southern style restaurant serves up a variety of menu options including calamari, shrimp, burgers, salads, soups, calabash platters, lamb, crab cakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you for your meal, so snag a seat at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start your lunch with the soft shell crab bites, quartered, lightly dusted and fried, and topped with a housemade sriracha-creole aioli. Next, dig into the juicy Southern Burger - a half pound chopped short rib and chuck burger topped with housemade pimiento cheese, crispy bacon, and a fried onion ring, and served with potato salad or french fries. Wash your meal down with a Margarita Martini (triple sec, simple syrup, lime juice, and an egg white, and garnished with a lime twist and coarse salt). 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
Bruster's Real Ice Cream Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's Real Ice Cream in Wilmington! They make a free sundae with dog bones on top for their furry customers. See Details
Ports of Call Ports of Call is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30am to 8:30pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. This family owned eatery serves up delicious American style dishes with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start your lunch off with an order of Crab Purses - lump crab meat, cream cheese, capers, and green onions wrapped in a Phyllo dough and lightly fried, and served over mixed greens and tomatoes with a deconstructed chive vinaigrette. For your main course try the Sea BLT - Maine lobster, lump crab, and shrimp tossed in a lemon tarragon sauce over fried green tomatoes, topped with bacon crumbles, and served with a side salad! See Details
Cape Fear Boil Company Cape Fear Boil Company serves fresh, delicious seafood delights in a bright and casual waterfront setting with dog-friendly outside seating. Patrons can dig into a mouthwatering Low Country Boil packed with shrimp, clams and mussels, snow crab, or lobster, plus red potatoes, sweet corn, and spicy sausage. Wash it down with a cold domestic or craft brew. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the outdoor patio. Cape Fear Boil Company is open from 11am to 9pm seven days a week. See Details
Granny's Country Kitchen Dogs are welcome at four outdoor picnic tables at the down-home, pet-friendly restaurant in Carolina Beach. Granny's Country Kitchen is popular for home-cooked breakfasts served all day featuring a variety of omelets, pancakes, French toast, and egg platters. For lunch, try Granny's shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, or the meatloaf sundae. See Details
Nollie's Taco Joint Nollie's Taco Joint is a laid back Mexican eatery serving a SoCal-inspired menu of tacos, quesadillas, and nachos along with beer and wine. Bring Fido to join you on the pet-friendly patio, where he can enjoy a special taco made with canines in mind. See Details
Janeen's Majik Beanz Janeen's Majik Beanz is a dog-friendly coffeehouse in Carolina Beach, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the sidewalk patio. There are a variety of hot teas, hot and iced coffees, and more. See Details
Crush and Grind Crush and Grind is your one-stop shop for gourmet coffee, craft beer, and global wine, served in a casual and intimate setting that welcomes well-behaved dogs. Fill up on your beverage of choice while visiting with friends or relaxing solo. Leashed dogs can join owners inside. Crush and Grind is open from 7am to 11am and 4pm to 9pm Tuesday through Friday. See Details