Dog Friendly Restaurants in Spruce Pine, NC

There are 3 pet friendly restaurants in Spruce Pine that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 28 more nearby. 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 Spruce Pine. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly City Drive-In
City Drive-In Go back in time at City Drive-In located in Spruce Pine, NC. Fido is welcome to sit with you in your vehicle under the blue awning. A curb-hop will drop by to serve you hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken sandwiches, fish sandwiches, wings, or BBQ. Sides include fries, tots, and pork rinds. Milkshakes offer the perfect complement to your meal. See Details
Pet Friendly The Pizza Shop and Dry County Brewing Company
The Pizza Shop and Dry County Brewing Company Located on the outskirts of downtown Spruce Pine, The Pizza Shop serves hand-tossed pizza and beer crafted on premises. The staff and owners love dogs so much, they often get a pat and cold bowl of water upon arriving. There is plenty of outdoor seating, but if you are bringing a group it's a good idea to make a reservation. See Details
Country Cafe Country Cafe is a laid-back eatery in Spruce Pine, NC serving home-style cooking in a relaxed, unfussy setting. Dogs may you at the picnic table on the front patio while you enjoy your meal. See Details
Switzerland Cafe Switzerland Cafe serves up American style cafe fare prepared with fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, quiche, sandwiches, barbecue, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with an order of the New South Pimiento Cheese, homemade with hardwood bacon, scallions, cheddar cheeses, and roasted red peppers, served with grilled French bread and celery sticks. Next, chow down on the French Dip sandwich, with warm sliced roast beef, sauteed onions, mushrooms, and Swiss cheese sandwiched between a toasted hoagie roll, with a side of au jus for dipping. For something a bit lighter, go for the Cafe Kale Salad with roasted butternut squash, toasted almonds, bleu cheese, parmesan, and tomatoes, with lemon tahini dressing. Switzerland Cafe is open daily from 10:30am to 4:00pm (during the in-season, from March to November.) See Details
Banner Elk Cafe Banner Elk Cafe has a spacious outdoor seating area that is very dog friendly. There are two entrances to the outdoor area and they allow dogs of any size. Menu favorites include shrimp po boy and blueberry pancakes. See Details
Pig & Grits Pig & Grits is a dog-friendly BBQ restaurant in Burnsville, North Carolina. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the covered patio. Pig & Grits is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All of the meat is smoked in house daily over locally grown hickory. See Details
Bella's Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the sidewalk at this Italian restaurant located in the Food Lion shopping center in Banner Elk. Bella's serves Italian food like pizzas, salad, calamari, chicken wings, minestrone soup, and pasta dishes. Bella's is open Monday - Saturday 11am - 2:30pm, 4pm - 9pm, Sunday noon - 9pm, and closed on Wednesdays in the winter months. See Details
Bantam Chef Bantam Chef, located in Marion, NC, is a casual fast food-style eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Bantam Chef is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30am to 9pm. See Details
J & J's Grill on the Green J & J's Grill on the Green, located in Burnsville, NC, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of tasty 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 Smoked Trout Dip served with sliced pita bread. Next, chow down on the Shrimp Provencale - jumbo shrimp sauteed with peppers and onions. Or go for the Cordon Bleu - breaded tenderloin stuffed with ham and Swiss cheese. See Details
Banner Elk Cafe Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables on the lower patio at this cafe in downtown Banner Elk. Banner Elk Cafe serves pizza, pasta dishes, salads, coffee, fresh baked muffins, and smoothies. Stop in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Alcoholic beverages are also served. Banner Elk Cafe is open Sunday - Thursday 7am - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 7am - 10pm. See Details
Hillman Beer Hillman Beer is a dog-friendly pub in Old Fort, NC serving a variety of craft beers and pub grub. See Details
Holy Smokes BBQ Holy Smokes BBQ offers homestyle eats in a relaxed atmosphere in Beech Mountain, NC. Try their signature Apple Butter BBQ sauce on a pulled pork sandwich, their 1/2 lb smoked sausage plate or the BBQ Wolfdog, a hotdog that comes with pulled pork bbq & cheese. Weather permitting, dogs are welcome to join you on the seasonal porch. Calling ahead to confirm the availability of pet-friendly tables is encouraged. See Details
Ole's Guacamoles Fido is welcome at an outdoor table on the seasonal patio of dog-friendly Ole's Guacamoles in Black Mountain, NC. Call ahead to ensure patio is open if bringing Fido along. They serve authentic Mexican cuisine, margaritas, and beer with entrees like fajita taco salads, huevos Rancheros, combination platters, and chile Rellenos. See Details
Sorrento's Italian Bistro Sorrento's Italian Bistro, located in Banner Elk, NC, is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a myriad of delicious 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 Artichoke Francese - Roman-style long-stemmed artichoke heart, egg-battered and sauteed in white wine, lemon, and butter. Next, chow down on the Veal Picatta sauteed in white wine, butter, and lemon, with sauteed veggies and potato. Or go for the Shrimp Fra’ Diablo sauteedin spicy marinara over a bed of linguine pasta. Sorrento's Italian Bistro is open Monday through Tuesday from 4pm to 10pm, Wednesday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday from 11am to 11pm, Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Appalachian Java Dogs are welcome at three outdoor tables at this coffee shop. Appalachian Java & Cafe serves organic fresh brewed coffee, breakfast wraps, quiche, oatmeal, sandwiches, salads, and baked goods. Appalachian Java & Cafe is open Monday - Friday 7am - 5:30pm, Saturday 8am - 5:30pm. See Details
The Pedalin' Pig Bbq Dogs are welcome at six outdoor tables when the weather is warm at this BBQ joint. The Pedalin' Pig BBQ serves barbecue pulled pork, brisket, smoked turkey, chicken, and baby back ribs. Other menu items include boiled peanuts, pork rinds, smoked chicken wings, Brunswick stew, pork belly tacos, brisket burgers, and fried flounder. The Pedalin' Pig BBQ is open daily for lunch and dinner 11am - 9pm. See Details
Kaye's Kitchen Kaye's Kitchen is a locally owned and operated eatery located in Newland, NC. Choose from a variety of dining options including an all day breakfast menu, lunch and dinner dishes, freshly baked pies and cakes, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, and more. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (weather permitting) while you try a piece of pie (Buttermilk Coconut, Chocolate Chess, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Key Lime, and more!) Kaye's Kitchen is open Monday through Tuesday from 8:00am to 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday from 8:00am to 2:00pm, and Sunday from 9:00am to 1:30pm. See Details
Eat Crow Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during summer months at this cafe. Eat Crow serves gourmet sandwiches, specialty salads, and sweet treats. The menu features Oriental chicken salad, pan-fried trout with roasted potato and apple salad, a Reuben sandwich made with house-made marble rye, and an egg salad sandwich. Eat Crow is open Tuesday - Saturday 10am until 4pm. See Details
Christa's Country Corner Christa's Country Corner is a unique eatery and General Store combo that serves up delicious southern home cooking. Choose from options like meatloaf, chicken and dumplings, smoked pork, burgers, hotdogs, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor picnic tables while you enjoy your meal. Once your belly is full, stop by the store and peruse merchandise like clothes, homemade preserves, mountain honey, molasses, home and bath products, and more! Christa's Country Corner is open Monday through Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe serves up typical American style fare. Let Fido tag along and you can snag a seat at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for breakfast and enjoy a coffee and a fresh, hot waffle, or come by for lunch and grab a delicious delicatessen style sandwich. The River Dog Coffee House and Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. See Details
Italian Pizza & Pasta Restaurant Get your fill of hearty pasta dishes and Chicago style pizza, along with salads, calzone, and oven-baked subs. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Rescue Dog Cafe The Rescue Dog Cafe is a family-owned cafe serving pastries for two and four-legged patrons to enjoy. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the pet-friendly deck. Dog treats, essential oils, books, dog collars, bandanas, leashes, window decals, magnets, bracelets, necklaces and more are offered for sale, with a percentage of all proceeds going towards a local animal rescue. The Rescue Dog Cafe is closed Wednesdays. See Details
Carolina Barbeque Carolina Barbeque is a casual, unfussy barbecue joint located in Newland, NC. Stop by and peruse their menu options including appetizers, chopped pork, smoked chicken, ribs, fish, burgers, barbecue sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with an appetizer of freshly fried pork rinds, then move on to the main event. Try the classic BBQ Sandwich Combo with chopped pork, coleslaw, and your choice of side (fries, fried okra, baked beans, potato salad, hushpuppies, mac and cheese, fried pickles, and more.) Carolina Barbeque is open Monday through Saturday from 10:30am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 6:00pm. See Details