Dog Friendly Restaurants in Oak Ridge, TN

There are 11 pet friendly restaurants in Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Calhoun's
Calhoun's Calhoun's is a casual, American eatery that serves up classic dishes with menu options like appetizers, wings, burgers, sandwiches, salads, barbecue, steaks, chicken, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly tables on their back patio (Calhoun's requests that you call ahead so that they can escort you and your pup around back, as dogs cannot walk through the restaurant.) Start your meal with the Pulled Pork Nachos - tortilla chips topped with tender pulled pork, baked beans, beer cheese, and jalapeno peppers. Next, tuck into the Char-Grilled Wild Alaska Salmon topped with maitre d' butter and served over rice. Or enjoy the simple but spicy Kick-Back Burger topped with smoked cheddar and jack cheese, smoked bacon, jalapenos, and their spicy Kick-Back sauce. Calhoun's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, Saturday from 10:30am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 10:00pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Aubrey's
Aubrey's Aubrey's is a casual eatery that serves up classic American dishes. Choose from menu options like appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, chicken platters, barbecue, seafood, pasta, steaks, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an order of thick cut potato chips with buttermilk garlic dipping sauce. Next, you can't go wrong with the Thunder Road Burger - a Southern Natural prime burger topped with homemade pimiento cheese, tobacco onions, and sliced jalapeno. Or try the Rattlesnake Pasta with grilled chicken, sauteed baby spinach, and green peppers atop linguine in southwestern spiced alfredo, with cilantro. Aubrey's is open daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Buffalo Mountain Grille Buffalo Mountain Grille does not serve up your average bar fare. Their menu offers patrons a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads, wings, sausage, and more. Choose from a list of different meats to create your perfect burger! Select from grass-fed beef, American bison, boar, lamb, turkey, ostrich, chipotle bison, elk, and even a grilled veggie burger. The elk has a dense texture, low fat, and high protein content, making it a customer favorite. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal and a local craft beer. Buffalo Mountain Grille is open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 12:00am, Saturday from 12:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Panera Bread The dog-friendly Panera Bread's eclectic deli/bakery menu includes soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches, and pastries and cookies for dessert. Great place for a light lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
The Other One Diner Located in the historic Grove Center shopping center, the dog-friendly Other One Diner serves delicious burgers and sandwiches in a cozy neighborhood setting. Menu favorites include homemade chili, garlic parm fries, bacon wrapped hot dawgs, grilled pimento cheese sandwiches, muffalettas, French dips, pizza hoagies, and mushroom Swiss burgers. Front outdoor seating welcomes dogs and their owners. The Other One Diner opens at 10am Monday through Thursday, 8am Friday and Saturday, and 9am on Sunday. See Details
Salsarita's Fresh Cantina Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, located in Oak Ridge, is a casual Mexican eatery that serves up made-to-order dishes prepared in front of you with fresh, tasty ingredients. Choose from menu options including tacos, burritos, bowls, quesadillas, salads, nachos, 'quesoritos', and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try an order of the Nachos - tortilla chips smothered in creamy queso and topped with your choice of ingredients (chicken, steak, pork, shrimp, rice, beans, pico de gallo, salsa, tomatillo salsa, cheese, guacamole, jalapenos, Hacienda ranch, olives, and more!) 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
Fulin's Asian Cuisine Fulin's Asian Cuisine, located in Oak Ridge, is a casual Asian eatery that serves up Japanese and Chinese cuisine, along with a tasty assortment of sushi. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, chicken, beef, seafood, pork, veggies, curry, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Pork Egg Rolls, then chow down on the Orange Beef - battered and fried beef cooked with red chili sauce, stir-fried julienne bell peppers, and zucchini, and garnished with orange slices. Sushi lovers can try the Honada Roll - deep-fried with spicy tuna and avocado, topped with fish roe and the Chef's special sauce. Or go for the Spider Roll - fried softshell crab, avocado, cucumber, and flying fish roe, topped with eel sauce. See Details
McAlister's Deli McAlister's Deli is a dog-friendly restaurant on S Illinois Ave. This deli has six tables outside for dogs and their owners. Their chefs are proud to serve food prepared with fresh ingredients made to order. The crafted sandwiches on the menu are the specialty of the kitchen. Meat eaters can indulge in the McAlister's Club, the King Club, horseradish roast beef and cheddar, garden fresh turkey, or the black cherry and ham sandwich. Vegetarians can indulge in their new veggie sandwich or the four cheese griller, a mom-made favorite prepared their way. If you like the sound of ginormous spuds, you can order one of their topped potatoes instead, like the black Angus roast beef spud. Please note that table service isn't available, so you'll need to tie your dog up while you order inside. 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 Oak Ridge Tpke in Oak Ridge provides eight 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. 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 S Illinois Avenue 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
Firehouse Subs Firehouse Subs, located in Oak Ridge, is a popular deli-style eatery that serves up a variety of tasty subs and salads. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Hook and Ladder Sub with smoked turkey, Virginia honey ham, and melted Monterey jack cheese. Order it Fully Involved to get mayo, deli mustard, lettuce, tomato, and onion! Or try the New York Steamer Sub with USDA corned beef brisket, pastrami, melted provolone, deli mustard, mayo, and Italian dressing. For something a bit lighter, try the Firehouse Salad with romaine, tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, mozzarella, pepperoncini peppers, and dressing, with your choice of smoked turkey, grilled chicken, or Virginia honey ham. 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
Chick-fil-A Chick-Fil-A allows dogs on their outdoor patio. See Details
Aubrey's Hearty Southern cuisine such as buttermilk fried chicken, grilled salmon tacos, and BBQ ribs. Porch seating welcomes dogs. Water bowls and treats available. See Details
Pelancho's Pelancho's offers old Mexico atmosphere with festive decor, tasty food at reasonable prices, and dog-friendly patio seating. Choose from quesadillas, burritos, fajitas, enchiladas, chimichangas, and a variety of steak, chicken, and seafood entrees. See Details
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
Aroma Cafe Cuban Food & Sandwiches Traditional Cuban sandwiches in the heart of Tennessee. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
Soccer Taco Satisfy your craving for sports and great authentic Mexican cuisine at Soccer Taco! Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Aubrey's Restaurant Aubrey's is a Tennessee chain that specializes in comfort food and a commitment to locally sourced ingredients. This Strawberry Plains location has a dozen dog-friendly tables outside. Their menu has options galore with sandwiches, burgers, steaks, pasta, and more. They also have a full service bar with a wide selection of craft beers and carefully chosen wines. Aubrey's also hosts special events with live music and trivia every Sunday night. This location is open daily from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Stir Fry Cafe Stir Fry Cafe welcomes friendly dogs on the patio if they are leashed. See Details
Back Door Tavern Back Door Tavern is a nice little neighborhood tavern with over 150 types of bottled beer. Corn hole, bingo, darts, and horseshoe tournaments on special nights. Dogs are welcome on their outdoor patio. See Details
Full Service BBQ Housed in a renovated gas station only minutes from the gorgeous Smoky Mountains, Full Service BBQ provides a spacious outdoor picnic are to enjoy classic BBQ with Fido by your side. Dig into succulent hickory ribs, hearty brisket or pork sandwiches, smoked sausage links, and pecan pie for dessert. Open 11am to 10pm seven days a week. See Details
Marina Grille & Seafood Company Delicious Southern seafood such as low country shrimp boil and blackened fish tacos. food and great atmosphere. Outdoor patio with lake views is dog friendly. See Details
Smoky Mountain Brewery Smoky Mountain Brewery on Watkins Road has six pet-friendly tables where you are welcome to sit with your dog. This brewery is making their own brews like Tuckaleechee Porter, Black Bear Ale, and Cherokee Red Ale. You'll find classic brewery fare, with starters like Oven-Baked Soft Pretzels and Fried Pickles. There are quite a few sandwiches and burgers, like Philly Cheesesteak, Grilled Mountain Melt, and the Meatball Grinder, Smoky Mountain Brewery also has hand-tossed pizzas and calzones. Make your own, or go for one of the specialty pies. Entrees include steaks and ribs, including the Brewery ?Ale� Steak, which is marinated in Cherokee Red Ale. See Details