Dog Friendly Restaurants in Surf City, NC

There are 12 pet friendly restaurants in Surf City 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 Surf City. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Sears Landing Grill & Boat
Sears Landing Grill & Boat Sears Landing Grill and Boat Docks is open daily from 8:00am to 9:00pm and serves up a variety of dishes prepared with fresh seafood and local ingredients. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables, relax, and enjoy the view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Start your lunch off with an order of Wasabi Tuna, made with seared rare sashimi grade tuna on a bed of spinach, served with wasabi sauce. Then sink your teeth into a Conch Po'Boy made with Caribbean Conch lightly breaded and fried, and served on a grilled hoagie bun with slaw and your choice of one side (collards, asparagus, fried green tomatoes, cheese grits, plantains, fries, salad, or coleslaw). See Details
Pet Friendly Shuckin' Shack
Shuckin' Shack The Shuckin' Shack is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 12:0pm to 10:00pm. This eatery specializes in fresh, local seafood dishes, and locals say that they do it right. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables. Try their unique Oyster Tacos, served with chips and salsa. End your meal off with an S.O.B. Bomb (Absolut Peppar, Whiskey Willy Bloody Mary Mix, with an old bay rim, and topped with a fresh, raw oyster, and a dab of horseradish). See Details
Daddy Mac's Beach Grille Daddy Mac's Beach Grille, located in Surf City, NC, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Cajun Fried Oysters with roasted red pepper remoulade. Next, chow down on the Chicken Pesto Alfredo with creamy fresh basil pesto alfredo and bowtie pasta. Daddy Mac's Beach Grille is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 3pm, then 5pm to 9pm, and Sunday from 10am to 3pm, then 5pm to 9pm. See Details
Sugar Island Bakery Sugar Island Bakery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 3:30pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. This family-owned-and-operated eatery offers a variety of sweet treats crafted with local ingredients including cakes, cupcakes, pies, jam bars, pound cakes, cookies, coffee concoctions, and more. Let Fido tag along with you to this pet friendly establishment! He is more than welcome to come inside with you while you place your order,then you can find a seat at one of their pet-friendly tables outdoors. Try their Vodka Raspberry cake - a vanilla bean cake filled with raspberry jam and frosted with raspberry vodka frosting. See Details
Michaelangelo's Michaelangelo's is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 9:15pm, Friday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:45pm, and Sunday from 11:0am to 8:45pm. Bring Fido along with you to this pet friendly establishment and snag a seat at one of their outdoor tables to enjoy a steaming slice of New York style pie. Choose from a variety of menu options including fried mushrooms, wings, salads, pizza (whole or by the slice), sandwiches, pasta, and more. Michaelangelo's also offers gluten-free pizza crust for those that have dietary restrictions. See Details
Fractured Prune Doughnuts Fractured Prune Doughnuts, located in Surf City, is a doughnut shop that serves up made-to-order doughnuts in a nearly infinite number of flavors and combinations! Choose from over thirty glazes and toppings, to create your own masterpiece, or simply choose from their list of Specialty Doughnuts. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from flavors like Banana Cream Pie, Blackberry Cobbler, Caramel Bliss, Margarita, S'Mores, and more! Try the Morning Buzz with mocha glaze and cookie crumbs. Or go for the Green With Envy topped with mint glaze and mini chocolate chips. 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
The Crab Pot The Crab Pot is a dog friendly seafood eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Their menu includes steamer buckets, fried seafood platters, sandwiches, salads, and more. See Details
Shaka Taco Shaka Taco in Surf City, NC, is a dog friendly taco joint where Fido can join you at a table on their outdoor patio. Patrons order from a window and may dine on the patio, or carry their tasty treats to their destination of choice. The menu is comprised of ingredients sourced as locally as possible for their tacos, taco bowls, wings, and acai bowls. See Details
Fancy Sushi Asian Fusion Fancy Sushi Asian Fusion is a neighborhood restaurant in Surf City, NC serving up Chinese and Japanese standards. Dogs are allowed to join you at outdoor tables, and you can order Fido some plain steamed beef for a small fee. See Details
The Second Row The Second Row is a counter-serve taproom where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on their porch or large deck. Beer and wine are available and they offer a Great Appetizer Plate, as well as variety of snacks. You're also welcome to bring in your own food, or order a pizza for delivery. See Details
Wally's Restaurant Wally's Restaurant is a dog-friendly American restaurant in Surf City, NC where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table or on the patio. Wally's Restaurant is well-known for providing elevated dishes for all dietary types: gluten-free, vegan, family-friendly, and the like. See Details
Chug & Grub Chug & Grub is a relaxed, dog-friendly gastropub in Surf City, North Carolina. Fido is welcome to join you on the covered patio for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Have a gourmet burger with a beer or a salad topped with prime rib. Stop by for Taco Tuesday and enjoy great deals on tacos and loaded nachos. See Details
South Beach Grill South Beach Grill has been serving southern inspired locally sourced dishes for almost 20 years to Outer Banks locals and tourists. A savory surf and turf menu features low country spiced shrimp, lump crab cake, Carolina mac and cheese, sweet potato flounder, osso bucco, filet mignon, and fresh catch of the day cooked your way. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Poe's Tavern Poe's Tavern is open daily from 10:00am to 12:00am. This literary-themed eatery is famous for their delicious burgers, however they also serve up appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, fish tacos, and an extensive beer and wine list. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Amontillado burger - a half pound in-house ground burger topped with guacamole, jalapeno-jack cheese, pico de gallo, and chipotle sour cream. For something lighter, try the Sesame Seared Tuna salad with mixed greens, tortilla strips, seared yellowfin tuna, dried cranberries, scallions, and citrus jicama slaw with a mango lime vinaigrette. Poe's also offers a delicious veggie burger that can be used in place of beef in any of their hamburgers! See Details
Famous Toastery of Wilmington Enjoy made from scratch breakfast and lunch offerings, including eggs Benedict and Florentine, biscuits and gravy, flavored pancakes, a variety of omelettes, BLTs, Buffalo chicken wraps, and meatloaf with mashed potatoes. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Sweet n Savory Cafe Hearty entrees such as slow roasted prime rib, pot roast, meatloaf, and BBQ chicken. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. See Details
Beach Shop and Grill Housed in an old soda shop circa 1952, Beach Shop and Grill features of made from scratch menu inspired by low country traditions. Popular dishes include Calabash fried shrimp burger, fresh local grouper, Charleston jumbo lump crab cakes, and filet mignon. Food has to be ordered as take out to eat on the dog-friendly patio. See Details
Cape Fear Seafood Company Cape Fear Seafood Company is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 8:30pm. Cape Fear serves up fresh, delicious seafood dishes with options like soups, salads, crab cakes, fried oysters, blackened cod, Alaskan snow crab legs, shrimp diablo, broiled sea scallops, shrimp tacos, and more. Let Fido tag along for the day and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Try the highly recommended Cape Fear Shrimp and Grits crafted with shrimp, applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, scallions, and mushrooms in a low country cream sauce over creamy cheese grits. See Details
Dockside Restaurant Dockside Restaurant is open daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm and they are happy to serve up fresh, delicious seafood dishes complete with friendly and helpful service. Bring Fido along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy the view of the Intracoastal Waterway along with great eats. Start with an order of Oysters Rockefeller, then move on to the Low Country Succotash. This dish is crafted with fresh, fried oysters and Texas Pete aioli over lima beans, sweet corn and carrots. See Details
Beach Bum's Grill & Bar Beach Bum's Grill and Bar is a local hangout in North Topsail Island, NC, that serves up your typical, delicious pub grub. Choose from menu options like appetizers, burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches, salads, pizza, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a cold beer and an order of wings in your choice of sauce (mild, hot buffalo, garlic parmesan, smokey, or honey bbq) served with ranch or bleu cheese. Next, sink your teeth into the Kraken Burger topped with lettuce, tomato, mayo, jalapenos, ghost pepper cheese, buffalo sauce, and sriracha. Or go for a slice of the Topsail Special pizza topped with pepperoni, sausage, mushroom, onions, green peppers, and mozzarella. Beach Bum's is open Monday through Wednesday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Thursday from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00am. See Details
Banks Channel Pub and Grille Banks Channel Pub and Grille is open Monday through Friday from 4:00pm to 2:00am, and Saturday through Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00am. This casual eatery serves up elevated pub fare with options including appetizers, soups, salads, wings, seafood (steamed or fried), sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your evening. Start with an order of fried green tomatoes topped with goat cheese, candy-peppered bacon crumbles, and walnut pesto, with a side of marinara. Then it's on to the Black Beard's Revenge burger topped with fresh grilled pineapple, mozzarrella cheese, bacon, tomato, lettuce, red onion, and a honey-wasabi mustard, served with your choice of side (fries, pineapple jicama slaw, pasta salad, tater tots, green bean casserole, or sweet potato casserole). See Details
Taste The Olive Market & Cafe Eclectic menu offers shared plates, salads, pulled pork sliders, European espresso style drinks, and a wide selection of wine and beer. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Cora's Isle-End Deli Cora's Isle-End Deli is open Monday from 10:30am to 6:00pm, Wednesday through Friday from 10:30am to 6:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am to 6:00pm, and Sunday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Cora's friendly and attentive staff will make sure that you come hungry and leave happy. Bring Fido along with you and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Choose from menu options like breakfast sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and paninis. Try the Beef and Onion wrap, with sliced roast beef, cream cheese, smoked onion-garlic jam, and mixed greens, lightly grilled, and served with a pickle spear. For those with a wish to try something different, Cora's Turkey Brie and Strawberry panini is made with roasted turkey, creamy brie cheese, and a housemade strawberry balsamic jam on grilled French bread! See Details
Ogden Tap Room Ogden Tap Room is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 12:00am, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00am, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 12:00am. The sports bar atmosphere lends itself to groups of family and friends, making it a fun place to relax and enjoy yourself after work. Fido is welcome to join you as you snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Choose from a variety of menu options including wings, soups, salads, burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches, and more. Start by choosing a cold beer from over forty on tap, then begin your meal with an order of fried chicken livers served with Texas Pete aioli for dipping. Next, try the lightly fried soft shell crab sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion, bermuda onion, and garlic aioli. See Details