Dog Friendly Fine Dining in North Carolina

No need to leave Fido in the hotel room when you want to grab a bite! No matter where you're headed, we can point you towards great fine dining restaurants in North Carolina that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Market Place
The Market Place Using locally grown and harvested ingredients, The Market Place serves sea scallops, pan roasted quail, and wood grilled pork shoulder. Garden patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Midtown Grille
Midtown Grille Offers locally sourced produce and meats, seasonal menus, extensive wine list, and handcrafted cocktails. The climate controlled patio is dog friendly and offers comfortable seating and music. See Details
247 Craven Street Two outside tables CAN be reserved in advance (all other outside tables we encountered downtown were first come first served). Menu looked great and the place was very busy. Unfortunately, we did not get to try it (see my other New Bern reviews). See Details
Liberty Oak Liberty Oak is a dog friendly, fine dining restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the patio. Their menu includes a variety of choices such as sandwiches, salads, and entrees like steak risotto, shrimp and grits, crab cakes, grilled chicken, and much more. Be sure to save some room for one of their delicious desserts. See Details
A Noble Grille A Noble Grille is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, and Saturday from 5:30pm to 11:00pm. This elegant eatery serves up a upscale American-style cuisine. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start your dinner with fried oysters crafted with bacon, egg, roasted peppers, and and a bacon balsamic drizzle. Next, enjoy the gnocchi with oxtail, pickled mustard seeds, kale, ricotta salata, and fresh truffles in a potato nest. See Details
The Chelsea Several outside tables at this excellent restaurant. Outside tables can't be reserved. 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
Altitudes at Skyline Restaurant & Lounge Altitudes at Skyline Restaurant and Lounge serves up upscale American fare in a fine dining atmosphere. Choose from breakfast and dinner menu options like bagels, omelettes, pancakes, oatmeal, appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, poultry, pasta, beef, dessert, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a crisp glass of wine and an order of Escargot En Croute sauteed in garlic butter and white wine cream sauce with wilted spinach and roasted red pepper, and served with puff pastry points. Later, tuck into the Pork Normandy Francaise - seared and roasted pork medallions topped with aged sweet bleu cheese and homemade Apple Jack sauce. Altitudes is open Wednesday through Friday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Saturday from 7:30am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 7:30am to 2:00pm. See Details
The Blue Point The Blue Point, located in Duck, NC, is an elegant eatery that serves up a variety of fine fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a glass of wine and an order of the Warmed Deviled Crab Dip with smoked paprika and baguette toast. Next, tuck into the Grilled Angus Beef Tenderloin with a warm fingerling potato salad, smoked cipollini onions, shiitake mushrooms, truffle-horseradish creme fraiche, and crushed peppercorns. Or go for the Pamlico Sound Green Tail Shrimp Ramen Bowl with lo mein noodles, roasted shiitakes, fresh belly bacon, pickled carrots, sweet herbs, and soy pork broth. The Blue Point is open Monday from 5pm to 9:30pm, and Tuesday through Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm, then 5pm to 9:30pm. See Details
Champs Bistro at Rock Barn Golf & Spa If you're a member of Rock Barn country club, then you can enjoy a meal at Champs Bistro, which has six pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. Champs is a fine dining establishment at the country club, featuring classics like steaks, burgers, meatloaf, and their specialty pan seared duck breast. There are plenty of gluten free, vegetarian, and heart healthy options. Champs Bistro is closed on Sundays and Mondays, and reservations are recommended but not required. See Details
SoCo Farm and Food SoCo Farm and Food is open Thursday through Saturday from 6:00pm to 11:00pm by reservation only. The majority of the organic fruits, veggies, and poultry used to create their flavorful dishes are grown on-site, right there at the farm. The remainder of the ingredients that they use, they source from other local farms, creating a flavorful, sustainable experience. Fido is welcome to join you at their pet-friendly outdoor seating. Their menu is constantly changing to allow for the use of such fresh ingredients, so there will always be some new, delicious dish for you to try! Choose from options like honey glazed pork belly served with charred carrot and mustard seed caviar, or even buttermilk-fried rabbit served with mirepoix, mushroom, and truffled potato-leek veloute. See Details
1703 Restaurant 1703 Restaurant is open Tuesday through Friday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, Saturday from 6:00pm to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 9:00pm. This elegant eatery uses fresh, local ingredients to craft their delicious dishes. Choose from menu options like soups, salads, steaks, seafood, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (available during warm weather only). Start with a small spinach salad with crumbled stilton, poached pears, candied pecans, red onions, and baby spinach topped with a brown sugar vinaigrette. Then, munch on their BLT with smoked bacon, sliced tomatoes, crisp lettuce, and basil aioli on grilled bread, served with your choice of pommes frites, brussels sprouts, or fresh fruit. See Details
Provenance Provenance is a chic, contemporary restaurant featuring farm to table dishes. They offer dog-friendly seating outside on the patio when the seasons are warmer so it may be a good idea to call ahead to ensure they have seating for you and your pup. The dinner menu includes a diverse selection of locally sourced ingredients like chicken, amberjack, steak, and seasonal veggies. They also offer a tasting menu catered to your personal preferences. Provenance hosts a wide selection of local brews, cocktails, wine, and more. Dinner is served Tuesday through Saturday from 5:30pm to 11:00pm and Sunday from 5:30pm to 10:00pm. They also serve brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. See Details
Harvey's at The Henderson Harvey's at The Henderson, located in Hendersonville, NC, welcomes dogs to join their owners for dinner at outdoor tables on the covered porch. Dinner and cocktails at Harvey’s is the perfect opportunity to meet and greet, cap off a business meeting, or share a glass of wine or your favorite cocktail with a friend. See Details
Brandy's on Main Brandy's on Main in historic downtown Hendersonville, NC, is a dog friendly fine dining restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table, weather permitting. Their menu offers hand cut steaks, fresh fish, house made soups, sauces, and desserts all prepared when ordered using sustainably sourced ingredients and innovative recipes. See Details