Dog Friendly Ice Cream Shops 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 ice cream shops in North Carolina that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Pelican's SnoBalls
Pelican's SnoBalls Perfect place to get a yummy snowball or ice cream for you and your pup. Covered outdoor seating welcomes dogs. Try unique flavors such as cotton candy, dill pickle, iced tea, and toothpaste. See Details
Pet Friendly Bruster's Real Ice Cream
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
Surfin' Spoon Dogs are welcome at Surfin' Spoon's outdoor picnic tables that are shaded by umbrellas. Your dog can even have his own vanilla frozen yogurt topped with a Milk-Bone! The Surfin' Spoon offers self-serve frozen yogurt, vegan sorbet, vegan almond milk flavors, gelato, homemade waffle cones, and locally made organic treats (vegan & gluten free options). 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
Zen Pops Zen Pops offers a variety of unique flavors and products, including vegan, gluten free, and organic sweets. Dogs are welcome indoors. See Details
Dairi-O Dairi-O offers tasty burgers that you order from a walk-up window so you can easily bring your dog along. See Details
The Hop Ice Cream Cafe Dogs are welcome at several tables at this ice cream shop. The Hop Ice Cream Cafe serves homemade dairy and vegan ice cream and sorbet, fair-trade coffee and espresso drinks, and specialty ice cream treats. Order a waffle cone with a scoop of toasted coconut ice cream or a piece of hot fudge cake. The Hop Ice Cream Cafe is open daily from 1pm until 11pm. 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
Pitstop Shoppe Pitstop Shoppe is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm. This unique eatery offers guests the opportunity to fill their bellies with a variety of menu options including burgers, hotdogs, chicken tenders, wraps, salads, and more. Bring your pup along and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you try the Philly Cheesesteak sandwich. It's made with your choice of chicken or beef with grilled mushrooms, peppers, and onions, all on top of a lightly mayo-ed hoagie and served with hand cut sea salted fries. Then it's on to the frozen yogurt. With available flavors like banana bread, cheesecake, espresso, mountain blackberry, sea salt caramel pretzel, southern butter pecan, and more, there's sure to be something to please even the most discerning of palates! See Details
Dolly's Dairy Bar Enjoy a frozen treat while relaxing in a porch rocking chair. Dogs are welcome to join you. See Details
Boombalatti's Homemade Ice Cream Boombalatti's Homemade Ice Cream is open daily from 12:00pm to 10:00pm and serves up a myriad of delicious, homemade ice cream flavors made from grass-fed, North Carolina cows. Choose from options like Andes mints, chocolate cream pie, mocha chip, cinnamon caramel oatmeal cookie, gingerbread, spiced apple cider sorbet, salted almond and toffee, and many, many more! (FYI, any of these flavors can be made into a dense, delicious ice cream pie, perfect for any occasion!) Bring Fido along on a hot summer day and snag a seat at one of the pet-friendly tables that they have outdoors. 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
Olde Towne Creamery Olde Towne Creamery is open Monday through Wednesday from 11:00am to 6:00pm, Thursday from 11:00am to 8:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. This little creamery is a one-stop-shop for all your lunch and sweet treat needs. With menu options like hotdogs, burgers, turkey burgers, veggie burgers, BBQ sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes, smoothies, fudge, and more, there's sure to be something here for everyone. Bring Fido along for the trip and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Olde Towne is adamant that their vanilla bean ice cream is a favorite for pups of all ages! See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a well-loved fast food chain with tasty burgers and plenty of satisfying desserts, along with dog-friendly seating. 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
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
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt Menchie's is known for a wide selection of frozen yogurt, including low fat, nonfat, sugar free, and low carb flavors. Choose from tasty toppings like fresh fruit, gummy bears, Oreos, chocolate chip cookie dough, and marshmallows. Fenced patio has posts to loop leashed dogs. See Details
Goodberry's Frozen Custard Goodberry's Frozen Custard, located in Wake Forest, is a casual fro-yo shop that serves up creamy, house-made delicacies in a variety of tasty flavors. Choose from options including Sweet Cream, Strawberry, Jamocha, Peanut Butter, Burgundy Cherry, Pumpkin, Butter Pecan, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Raspberry, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their seven pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. See Details
Baskin-Robbins The world's largest chain of ice cream shops, Baskin-Robbins is a dog-friendly sweet shop serving Greenville locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Baskin-Robbins can head to one of its outdoor tables to indulge in a cone alongside their canine companion. Its menu is made up of cups, cones, sundaes, warm desserts, parfaits, mix-ins, cakes, and polar pizzas. Baskin-Robbins' ice cream flavors include Chocolate Almond, Cotton Candy, Gold Medal Ribbon, Peanut Butter 'n Chocolate, Rainbow Sherbet, and more. See Details
The Hop West Dogs are welcome at several tables at this ice cream shop. The Hop Ice Cream Cafe serves homemade dairy and vegan ice cream and sorbet, fair-trade coffee and espresso drinks, and specialty ice cream treats. Order a waffle cone with a scoop of toasted coconut ice cream or a piece of hot fudge cake. The Hop Ice Cream Cafe is open daily from noon until 11pm. See Details
Brrrberry Frozen Yogurt Brrrberry Frozen Yogurt is open Sunday through Thursday from 12:30pm to 9:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 12:30pm to 10:00pm. Enjoy a frosty cone with your pup at one of Brrrberry's pet-friendly outdoor tables! See Details
Frostbite Ice Cream Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this ice cream shop. Frostbite sells pup cups for dogs in addition to soft-serve ice cream and funnel cakes. Frostbite is open daily from noon - 10pm. See Details
Ultimate Ice Cream Co. Dogs are welcome at two benches outside of this ice cream shop. Ultimate Ice Cream Company serves ice cream, gelato, sorbet, and almond milk ice cream made with local milk and ingredients. Representative flavors include Belgian dark chocolate, Ultimate chai tea, and salted caramel. Ultimate Ice Cream Company is open Monday - Thursday 12:30pm - 9pm, Friday - Saturday 12:30pm - 10pm. See Details
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Cherokee locals and tourists alike. four outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth wanting to indulge alongside Fido. Dairy Queen's menu is comprised of Grillburgers, artisan-style sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken strip baskets, snacks such as Pretzel Sticks with Zesty Queso, Potato Skins, and chicken snack melts, salads, and sides such as fries, onion rings, and cheese curds. Its menu also includes blizzards, hot desserts a la mode, dipped cones, sundaes, cold and blended coffees, shakes, malts, and Orange Julius drinks. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details