Dog Friendly Restaurants in Rutherfordton, NC

There are 3 pet friendly restaurants in Rutherfordton that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 29 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 Rutherfordton. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly 57A Cafe
57A Cafe The South's favorite fly-in eatery. Eat tasty lunch on the grounds of Rutherfordton airport. Dog-friendly seating is available outside under the covered deck. See Details
Pet Friendly Ruffton Brewhouse
Ruffton Brewhouse Ruffton Brewhouse offers signature in-house brews and 80 bottled craft beers from over 40 breweries from across the country. Food menu features salads, sandwiches, pizza, and cake and ice cream for dessert. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs and bowls of water are on hand. See Details
Small Town Coffee Roasters Small Town Coffee Roasters is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30am to 5:00pm. Stop in with Fido and grab a seat at their single pet-friendly table outdoors. Enjoy a smooth cup of their micro-roasted coffee with Fido by your side. The friendly and helpful staff that work in this quaint little coffee shop do not disappoint. They will be sure to help you with your coffee bean needs! See Details
Point of View Restaurant Point of View uses the freshest ingredients in all of their dishes. The made from scratch menu includes escargot appetizers, french onion soup, chicken Pierre, veal Marsala, mountain trout, and rack of lamb. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Huckleberry's Tryon Huckleberry's is American owned and operated, serving everything from lobster rolls to sloppy Joe waffles. It's BYOB (beer and wine only) and both gluten-free and children's menus are offered. Covered outdoor seating with fans is dog friendly, and a Fido menu is available. Reservations are recommended. Only minutes from Tryon International Equestrian Center. See Details
The Hare & Hound Pub Housed in a refurbished early 1900s era vintage brick mercantile, The Hare & Hound serves hearty American pub favorites in a lively and inviting setting that offers dog-friendly outside tables. A diverse and flavorful menu includes New England clam chowder, southwestern chicken salad, Buffalo wings, hot ham and cheese sandwiches, BLTs, pimento cheese burgers, Guinness beef pie, grilled ribeye, linguine bolognese, crispy whole flounder, bacon covered pork chops, and decadent desserts like fried cheesecake, old fashioned apple pie, and chocolate layer cake. Dogs are welcome at covered outdoor tables. The Hare & Hound is open from 11am to 10pm seven days a week. See Details
Tree Tops Restaurant at the Lodge on Lake Lure Located at the Lodge on Lake Lure, Tree Tops Restaurant serves up carefully crafted dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Their rotating, seasonal menu boasts veggies, meats, breads, and cheeses procured from the best local farmers and artisans. Bring Fido along for the day and snag a seat at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables (opens at the beginning of April each year) while you enjoy your meal. Tree Tops Restaurant is open Sunday through Wednesday from 8:00am to 11:00am, and Thursday through Saturday from 8:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery Perched on the banks of the scenic Rocky Broad River, Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery serves a flavorful lineup of craft beer in a casual country setting that offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. Patrons can sample a rotating selection of cask and keg ales while noshing on pretzels, hummus, Buffalo chicken salad, pulled pork sandwiches, and Oreo brownies for dessert. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the spacious waterfront deck. Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery opens at noon Sunday through Friday and 11am on Saturday. See Details
Lake Lure Riverside Tiki Bar & Grille Lake Lure Riverside Tiki Bar & Grille, located in Lake Lure, NC, is a casual, dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table or at one of their covered tables on the porch. Llunch and dinner is served, with menu options inicluding appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, fish, chicken, beef, and more. Take a splash in the river with your pup after dinner! See Details
Daddy Joe's Beach House BBQ Daddy Joe's offers up slow smoked, succulent Southern BBQ with all the sides, plus wings, burgers, shrimp, and salads. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Medina's Village Bistro If you're looking for a great place in Chimney Rock to stop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, check out Medina's Village Bistro. They have lots of pet-friendly outdoor seating and actually offer a dog menu as well as a human one. Get a bowl of homemade doggie ice cream, a beef marrow bone, bacon, eggs, and more for your pup, and try the world famous cinnamon rolls or royal breakfast hash casserole for yourself. Breakfast is served daily until 10:30am, and all of their food is made using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. If you have dietary restrictions, vegetarian, gluten free, and allergy free options are available. See Details
Bayou Billy If you're looking for a great place in Chimney Rock to stop for a snack or a meal, check out Bayou Billy's, which has several pet-friendly outdoor tables, weather permitting. They serve a wide variety of menu items from gourmet popcorn and hot dogs to pizza and ice cream. Order pizza by the slice or get a whole pie- you can either build your own or choose one of their specialty pies like the Hawaiian, Veggie, or Deluxe. Finish it all off with a cool soft serve ice cream and a refreshing homemade soda or iced tea. After you eat, make sure to check out dog-friendly Chimney Rock State Park! See Details
Old Rock Cafe If you're looking for a meal on the way in or out of Chimney Rock State Park, check out the Old Rock Cafe, located right next to the entrance to the park. They have thirteen pet-friendly outdoor tables on the deck overlooking the Rocky Broad River where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Get an order of chili or one of their sandwiches, or try the award winning burger, made with 100% Kobe beef. Pair it all with a craft beer, or grab a hiker's lunch to take with you on the trails at dog-friendly Chimney Rock. See Details
Giardini Trattoria Just like the casual little farmhouse restaurants that dot the Tuscan countryside, Giardini Trattoria is a wonderful, small dining space overlooking the organic gardens and the mountains. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. Reservations are suggested. See Details
Stone Soup Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the dog-friendly Stone Soup infuses its fresh, local menu with plenty of flavor and creativity. Choose from fried green tomatoes, boom boom shrimp tacos, blackened salmon, wild mushroom lasagna, and pimento cheese burgers. Dogs are welcome at patio tables. Reservations are strongly recommended, especially for outdoor tables. 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
Coffee on the Rocks If you're in the Chimney Rock area and need a pick me up, check out Coffee on the Rocks, which has two pet-friendly outdoor tables, as well as a few benches for you and your dog to enjoy. They serve fresh brewed coffee, espresso, iced coffee, smoothies, and teas, as well as a variety of desserts and pastries. All of Coffee on the Rocks' beans are ground fresh daily to ensure a perfectly fresh cup. Check out the walking trail along the river behind the shop and make sure to stop by the dog-friendly Chimney Rock State Park. See Details
Carolina Moon Coffee Cafe & Unique Finds Carolina Moon Coffee Cafe and Unique Finds is a casual eatery that serves up your typical American cafe fare. Choose from menu options like quiche, bagels, breads, sandwiches, wraps, croissants, pastries, baked goods, hot or iced coffees, smoothies, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (open after Easter) while you enjoy your meal. Munch on a pimiento cheese sandwich, and sip a Heath Mocha Mooniccino Blended Coffee - their Lake Lure blend coffee mixed with rich mocha sauce, ice, milk, Heath toffee chips, and topped with sweetened whipped cream. Carolina Moon Coffee Cafe and Unique Finds is open Wednesday through Saturday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. See Details
Harvest House Restaurant A hidden gem roadside eatery. Harvest House Restaurant serves American cuisine new and old in warm, unpretentious setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. An innovative menu features delicious options that include crab bisque, speckled pig wings, vegetable risotto, chicken piccata, North Carolina trout, pan roasted grouper, reuben sandwiches, Angus burgers, filet mignon, St. Louis style pork ribs, and for dessert, chocolate bourbon pecan pie and Great Granny Smith's Southern banana pudding. Dogs can join their owners at tables on the back patio. Harvest House Restaurant is open Monday 11 am to 3:30pm, Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 9pm, and is closed Sundays. See Details
Soulisa's Fine Thai Dining For authentic Thai and Pan-Asian cuisine served in a modern setting, pay a visit to Soulias's Fine Thai dining, a cozy downtown Landrum eatery with dog-friendly outside seating. A flavorful and diverse menu features tantalizing dishes like chicken satay, crispy potstickers, wonton soup, seafood salad, vegetable and beef udon, teriyaki and hibachi steak and shrimp, red and yellow curry, pad Thai, chicken and pork fried rice, and spicy veggie or tofu dinner entrees. Dogs are welcome at the four front sidewalk tables. Soulisa's Fine Thai Dining is open Monday through Thursday 11am to 9pm and Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm. See Details
Burntshirt Vineyards Tasting Room and Bistro Burntshirt Vineyards Tasting Room and Bistro, located in Chimney Rock, NC, is a laid-back wine bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious wine and tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Burntshirt Vineyards Tasting Room and Bistro is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 8pm, Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 9pm, and Sunday from 10am to 7pm. See Details
Southside Smokehouse & Grille Southside Smokehouse offers classic American comfort food with a Southern Creole twist and dog-friendly outside seating in a warm neighborhood setting. Popular menu choices include peel and eat jumbo Gulf shrimp, oysters on the half shell, house smoked wings, fried alligator, pimento cheeseburgers, shrimp po'boys, red beans and rice with sausage, jambalaya, and succulent St. Louis style ribs, pulled pork, and chopped chicken barbecue. Wash it down with cold beer or a potent potable from the extensive selection of spirits. Dogs can sit at tables in the fenced outdoor seating area. Southside Smokehouse is open 11am to 9pm Monday through Thursday, 11am to 10pm Friday and Saturday, and is closed Sundays. See Details
Bantam Chef The Bantam Chef serves Southern style dishes in a 1950s aesthetic. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as ice cream. The restaurant has three dog-friendly tables outdoors, or you can take advantage of their drive through window so you and Fido can stay on the go. See Details
Barleys Tap Room and Pizzeria Barley's Tap Room and Pizzeria is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30am to 2:00am, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 2:00am. Choose from an extensive menu with options like wings, salads, soups, pizza, pasta, sandwiches, wraps, subs, and much more. Come to lunch with Fido in tow and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start your meal with an order of Fiddlesticks - Barley's sourdough dipped in a tangy hot sauce and baked, and served with parmesan peppercorn, ranch, or bleu cheese dipping sauce. For your main course try their Turkey Sub with deli sliced turkey, fresh spinach, tomatoes, sauteed onions, and avocado topped with mozzarella cheese on a honey wheat hoagie and served with potato salad, pasta salad, tortilla chips, roasted red potatoes, or beans and rice, and a pickle! See Details