Dog Friendly Restaurants in Wilmington, NC

There are 141 pet friendly restaurants in Wilmington 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 Wilmington. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The George on the RiverWalk
The George on the RiverWalk On the RiverWalk in Historic Downtown, The George Restaurant features Southern coastal cuisine, such as po' boys, shrimp and grits, and grilled pork chops. Creative martini, mixed drink, and wine menus. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor deck. See Details
Pet Friendly Java Dog Coffee House
Java Dog Coffee House Located in the Cotton Exchange downtown, customers can enjoy a cup of coffee and a bagel with the family pooch. The friendly staff is always welcoming and the coffee is to die for. Dogs are welcome both inside and outside. See Details
Front Street Brewery Located in Historic Downtown, the Front Street Brewery is Wilmington’s only Restaurant with its own Brewery. They offer fresh modern American cuisine, ranging from gourmet burgers to fine entrees and everything in between. Dogs are permitted at outdoor tables. See Details
Rucker Johns Really good, fresh food with friendly and prompt service. Comfortable patio seating in front and on the side. We'll tourists, but will be back and will eat here every trip. See Details
Might As Well Menu includes, burgers, sandwiches, jumbo wings, and NY strip steak and blackened salmon entrees. Covered patio seating is dog friendly. 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
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
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
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
Mellow Mushroom This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens at 11am Monday through Saturday and 12pm on Sunday. See Details
Wilmington Home Brew Supply Taproom Wilmington Brewing Company is excited to serve fresh local beer straight from the tank to the glass. Dogs are welcome in the attached brewery. See Details
Satellite Bar and Lounge Carefully-restored tavern with exposed brick walls, funky decor, a cool vibe welcomes dogs both inside and outside. See Details
P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille PT's offers burgers, sandwiches, and chicken tenders. Patio tables are pet friendly. See Details
Low Tide Pub A popular hangout for locals, Low Tide Pub serves fa diverse selection of pub fare, including fried ravioli, boneless wings, Buffalo shrimp wraps, fish tacos, sliders, chicken quesadillas, and homemade cheesecake for dessert. The cozy outdoor deck is dog friendly. See Details
Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn is open daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm and serves up delicious Tex-Mex style cuisine. Fido is more than welcome to join you as you grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Brave souls can try the signature Flaming Amy burrito, filled with chipotle peppers, fresh jalapenos, mild green chilies, lettuce, cheese, sour cream, rice, beans, Flaming Hot salsa, and your choice of grilled filling (chicken, jerk chicken, steak, pork, shrimp, tofu, portabella, eggplant, and more). For those with a more sensitive palate, there's the Philly Phatboy burrito filled with grilled green peppers and onions, mushrooms, lettuce, diced tomatoes, sour cream, cheese, adn Philly style steak. See Details
Jester's Cafe Jester's serves salads, quiche, and a wide selection of hot and cold sandwiches. Outside seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Our Crepes & More Our Crepes and More is open Tuesday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Whether you're craving a treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, or a deliciously savory crepe, Crepes and More has got you covered. Snag a seat at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables and enjoy the day with Fido by your side. Try their Brie crepe, filled with brie cheese, homemade strawberry confit, organic baby spring mix, and balsamic glaze, and topped with almonds and a dash of salted whipped cream. For something a bit more sinful, dig your fork into the Versailles crepe, filled with fresh strawberries, bananas, and Nutella, and topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, homemade strawberry syrup and even more Nutella! See Details
The Copper Penny The Copper Penny is a dog-friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Enjoy the relaxed bar atmosphere and choose from an eclectic mix of menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, nachos, burgers, sandwiches, wings, quesadillas, and more. See Details
Bills Front Porch Bill's Front Porch is open Monday through Wednesday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Thursday from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. This gastropub-style eatery serves up a variety of carefully crafted menu options including sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads, seafood, fried chicken, and much more. Let Fido tag along with you on your journey and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Sink your teeth into Bill's Mushroom Swiss Patty Melt with sauteed cremini mushrooms and yellow onions, Swiss cheese, and mayo on buttered rye. Before you leave, try the Hail Mary - vodka, Bloody Mary mix, rimmed in Old Bay, and garnished with a skewer of shrimp, an IPA pickle, candied bacon, a hushpuppy, and a hand-battered chicken strip, and finished with a splash of stout (a meal in itself!) 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.

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Port City Java An extensive menu of coffee, espresso, and lattes, plus salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Outdoor tables welcome dogs. See Details
Hooters Order some of their famous wings and enjoy them at a dog-friendly outdoor table. See Details
Luna Caffe Coffee Shop with great coffee and cozy atmosphere, Free dog treats and fresh doggy water! Bring your dog to this cool place in Wilmington! See Details