Dog Friendly Restaurants in Sanford, NC

There are 3 pet friendly restaurants in Sanford that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 26 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 Sanford. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Smoke and Barrel
Smoke and Barrel Smoke and Barrel is open Monday through Wednesday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00am. This unique gastropub's menu offers up an assortment of southern-style dishes with a twist. Let Fido tag along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with an order of housemade beer cheese dip served with pretzels or pita. Smoke and Barrel likes to focus on quality, slow-cooked meats, so you can't go wrong with their Polenta and Pulled Pork plate, with an asiago and cheddar polenta cake, tender pulled pork, beer braised collards and toasted bread. Wash it all down with a craft beer, or choose from an extensive list of bourbon, whiskey, or scotch. See Details
Pet Friendly Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken
Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken is open daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm and serves up delicious and authentic Peruvian cuisine. This unique eatery allows you to create your own plate by going through three separate steps on their menu. First you choose your portion of chicken, then you choose your side items, and lastly, you choose any extras that you want to add, such as drinks and/or dessert. The prices are broken down and easily understandable, making for an easy ordering experience. If you would like, they also offer a few made-to-order plates that you can choose from. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables. Try the Pollo Saltado - tender strips of chicken, red onions, and roma tomatoes, sauteed and served over French fries with a side of white rice. See Details
Sonic Drive-In This fast food restaurant on S Horner Boulevard 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
Pik N Pig Dogs are welcome at over twenty outdoor tables at this barbecue joint. Pik N Pig specializes in barbecue that is slow-cooked over a hickory and hardwood fire. Menu items include smoky jumbo chicken wings, pulled pork sandwiches with slaw and french fries, smoked pork chop plates, and beef brisket platters. Pik N Pig is open Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 8pm, Sunday 11am - 3pm. See Details
Hickory Tavern The tasty menu at Hickory offers wings, sandwiches, shrimp and grits, and crab legs. Dogs are welcome on the patio. See Details
Drum & Quill Drum and Quill is a local pub in Pinehurst, NC, that serves up delicious bar fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, tacos, tempura baskets, sandwiches, burgers, chicken, fish, steak, pork, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly establishment. Simply snag a seat at one of their ten outdoor tables and enjoy a cold beer and an order of Fried Whole Okra served with Green Goddess dressing for dipping. Next, sink your teeth into a delicious, juicy burger piled high with lettuce, onion, your choice of cheese, fried green tomatoes, and housemade pimiento cheese on a toasted English muffin, served with your choice of fries or housemade chips. Drum and Quill is open Sunday through Tuesday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 1:00am. See Details
Ironwood Upscale restaurant serves contemporary American cuisine such as the black & blue steak salad, chicken and tomatillo tamales, and twin lobster tails. Patio area is dog friendly. See Details
Noble Meats and Eatery Awesome BBQ with a small porch area where you can sit with the dogs in the shade. See Details
Pittsboro Roadhouse The Pittsboro Roadhouse has patio dining and friendly pets are welcome to sit beside their owner's table on a leash. The owners and many of the workers love animals and have their own pets. See Details
Pine Crest Inn & Restaurant Pine Crest Inn and Restaurant serves up delicious American style fare including breakfast dishes, appetizers, soups, salads, steak, seafood, ribs, chicken, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal (Pine Crest advises calling ahead.) Start with an order of the Crab and Shrimp Fritters served with roasted pepper remoulade and homemade cocktail sauce. Next, sink your teeth into some fall-off-the-bone-tender baby back ribs, lightly glazed with housemade bbq sauce, and served with crispy fries. See Details
The Wing Company Dogs are welcome at five outdoor tables at this chicken wing joint. The Wing Company's menu includes their award-winning chicken wings, buffalo shrimp, cheese fries, fried pickles, fried corn, nachos, ribeye steak salad, hamburgers, tacos, and sandwiches. The Wing Company is open daily for lunch, dinner, and drinks from 11am - 2am. See Details
Davenport's Cafe Diem Davenport's Cafe Diem is a small coffee shop located in Pittsboro, NC. Stop by with Fido in tow and snag a seat at their single pet-friendly outdoor table to enjoy the day. Choose from menu options like freshly brewed coffee, espresso, cappuccinos, macchiatos, loose leaf tea, chai lattes, matcha lattes, and more. For a pick-me-up, order the Espresso Macchiato - espresso with a dollop of steamed milk foam. And for the kids (or young at heart) they offer a delicious Hot Chocolate - steamed milk with your choice of Ghiradelli chocolate or white chocolate. Davenport's Cafe Diem is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
Buggy Town Coffee Dogs are welcome at outdoor patio tables outside this coffeehouse. Buggy Town Coffee serves coffee and espresso drinks, pastries, cookies, and breakfast sandwiches. Buggy Town is open Monday - Friday 6am - 7am, Saturday 8am - 6pm. See Details
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks The Modern Life Deli and Drinks is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of menu options including salads, small plates, wood fired pizzas, hot or cold sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold craft beer and an order of the King Kamehameha Sliders - three brioche bun sliders with sweet and spicy pulled pork and pineapple relish. Next, bite into the Delmonico Pizza, topped with a crushed garlic and olive oil base, mozzarella, shaved steak, bleu cheese sauce, scallions, and parmesan cheese. If pizza's not your style, try the Island Hopper Sandwich with applewood smoked bacon, ham, Swiss, and spicy pineapple relish, sandwiched between panini bread and grilled to perfection. The Modern Life Deli and Drinks is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Time Out Sports Grill Dogs are welcome at two outdoor tables at this sports bar. Time Out Sports Grill serves cold beer and cocktails alongside pub grub. Menu items include pulled pork bbq nachos, fried pickles, chicken wings, steak burgers, chicken tender platters, salads, and sandwiches. Time Out Sports Grill is Monday - Thursday 11am - 10pm, Friday 11am - 11 pm, Saturday 12pm - 11 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 9 pm. See Details
Crossroads Grill Crossroads Grill, located in Siler City, NC, is a casual fast-food-style eatery that serves up a variety of classic American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint whether you go through the drive-in, or grab a seat at one of their outdoor tables. Crossroads Grill is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 8pm, and Saturday from 7am to 7pm. See Details
Carolina Brewery & Grill Casual brewpub with a spacious outdoor patio and mulch area where dogs are welcome. Sample a flavorful selection of craft beer like Sky Blue Golden Ale, Oatmeal Porter, and Flagship IPA. Carolina Brewery & Grill opens at 11am seven days a week. See Details
Dewberry Deli Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this deli located downstairs in the Old Hardware Building. The Dewberry Deli serves deli sandwiches, hamburgers, homemade soups, salads, Dewberry cobbler, ice cream floats, and milkshakes. The Dewberry Deli is open Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm. See Details
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is a dog-friendly shop serving sweets to Apex locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth and Fido in tow. The Creamery's menu is made up of ice cream, yogurt, and sorbet flavors made fresh in-store. Guests can choose from a variety of fruits, candies, and nuts to have mixed into their frozen treat on a granite stone. Ice cream cakes and cupcakes, and ice cream pies and cookie sandwiches, shakes, and smoothies are also available. 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
Mi Cancun Mi Cancun, located in Pittsboro, 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. Mi Cancun is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
Elizabeth's Pizza Elizabeth's Pizza, located at Siler Crossing, Siler City, is a casual yet elegant eatery that serves up Italian-style cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, chicken, veal, seafood, pasta, strombolis, calzones, pizza, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, subs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Mussels Marinara with garlic, olive oil, and marinara sauce over croutons. Next, chow down on the Ciro's Chicago Pizza topped with pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, peppers, onions, mozzarella, tomato sauce, and parmigiana cheese. Or go for the Cheesesteak Sub with steak, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, peppers, and mushrooms. See Details
Pittsboro Roadhouse Pittsboro Roadhouse serves New American cuisine in a casual, inviting atmosphere with dog-friendly outside tables. Enjoy innovative dishes such as fried oyster salad, beer cheese soup, Carolina egg rolls, grilled salmon flatbread BLTs, ghost pepper burgers, sweet smokey glazed pork ribs, and eggplant rollantini. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the outdoor dining area. Pittsboro Roadhouse opens at 11am Monday through Saturday and 10:30am Sunday. See Details
Elizabeth's Pizza Elizabeth's Pizza, located at Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, is a casual yet elegant eatery that serves up Italian-style cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, chicken, veal, seafood, pasta, strombolis, calzones, pizza, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, subs, 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 Mussels Marinara with garlic, olive oil, and marinara sauce over croutons. Next, chow down on the Ciro's Chicago Pizza topped with pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, peppers, onions, mozzarella, tomato sauce, and parmigiana cheese. Or go for the Cheesesteak Sub with steak, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, peppers, and mushrooms. See Details