Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

There are 8 pet friendly Italian restaurants in Charlotte 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 Charlotte. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Fiamma
Fiamma Fiamma in Charlotte matches divine Italian entrees with excellent service. It's all at affordable prices, and dogs are welcome to dine with their owners in the outdoor area. See Details
Pet Friendly Zio Casual Italian
Zio Casual Italian Authentic Italian pizza and pasta from scratch. Large outdoor patio and courtyard garden are dog friendly. See Details
Gusto For casual yet delicious tapas and Italian entrees, check out Gusto, which has ten pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal and a beautiful day. They feature market fresh foods including pastas made daily and wood-fired pizzas. Try a refreshing sangria or a selection from the extensive wine list, and pair it with one of their classic specialties like the lobster bisque, garlic shrimp, or patatas brava. See Details
Arooji's Wine Room & Ristorante For delicious Tuscan cuisine and friendly service, check out Arooji's Wine Room & Ristorante, which has six pet-friendly tables where you and your dog can enjoy a beautiful day and a tasty meal. They feature classic Italian dishes, as well as new twists, like the Funghi di Arooji- four wild mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese and spinach, baked and served over marinara sauce. Ask your server for their wine recommendations, as they have a huge wine list and you'll want to find the perfect pairing to go with your meal. If you're lucky, you may even be treated to live music! See Details
Portofino's at the Arboretum For delicious and authentic Italian cuisine, check out Portofino's at the Arboretum, which has eight pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal on a beautiful day. They use only the finest ingredients to prepare traditional recipes, like their pasta, chicken, veal, and seafood dishes. Build your own pizza or choose from one of their specialty pies like the Arrabbiata, which is topped with spicy marinara, prosciutto, mushrooms, tomatoes, kalamata olives, mozzarella, and basil. See Details
Amalfi Pasta 'n Pizza Dogs are welcome at four outdoor tables at this pizzeria in Town Center Plaza. Amalfi's Pizza 'n Pasta serves thick and thin crust pizza by the slice or by the pie, lasagna, subs, soups, chicken or veal parmesan, and baked ziti. Amalfi's Pizza 'n Pasta is open Tuesday - Thursday 11am - 2:30pm, 4pm - 10pm, Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm, Sunday noon - 9:30pm. See Details
Ilios Noche Dogs are welcome at Ilios Noche on Park Road in Charlotte. where you and Fido will find six pet-friendly tables outside. Offering an intriguing mix of Greek and Italian cuisine, Ilios Noche is truly a taste of the Mediterranean. Start your meal off with a taste of spreads, including roasted eggplant, cucumber yogurt, roasted red pepper, and hummus. Then, you can plunge your fork into one of the interesting salad combinations on offer, such as the Country Greek, served with cucumber, vine-ripe tomato, feta, red onion, green bell pepper, oregano, marinated olives, and red wine vinaigrette. Additionally, the chefs prepare a number of entrees, pizza, and pasta. See Details
Bravo Cucina Italiana An upscale Italian restaurant, Bravo Cucina Italiana is a dog-friendly spot to find fresh, made-to-order, authentic dishes for Charlotte locals and tourists alike. The restaurant offers nine outdoor tables to dog owners wanting to dig into a plate of pasta alongside their pooch. Bravo's menu is made up of brunch items, appetizers, soups, salads, pasta dishes, pizzas, sandwiches, and dinner entrees such as Veal Parmesan, Grilled Salmon, New York Strip, and Parmesan-Crusted Beef Medallions. Those with room for dessert can order a glass of wine to swirl, sniff, and sip over a plate of Tiramisu. See Details
Portofino's Italian Restaurant Portofino's Italian Restaurant serves up a variety of menu options including appetizers, salads, pasta, poultry, veal, seafood, baked dishes, pizza, calzones, strombolis, subs, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an appetizer of Mozzarella Alla Caprese - fresh buffalo mozzarella and tomato in olive oil and basil. Try the Veal Maria, consisting of tender veal mixed with wild mushrooms in a brandy demi-glaze sauce, and finished with a crabmeat topping. Pizza enthusiasts should try their Pescatore pie, topped with clams, mussels, calamari, octopus, and shrimp. Portofino's Italian Restaurant is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10:30am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Mario's Italian Restaurant Mario's Italian Restaurant is a casual eatery that serves up delicious Italian fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, pork, beef, seafood, poultry, pasta, pizza, strombolis, pizza rolls, hot or cold subs, sandwiches, burgers, wings, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a crisp glass of wine and an order of Bourbon St. Mac and Cheese with blackened shrimp, bacon, shallots, peppers, and cheddar. Later, chow down on the house specialty Seafood Fra Diavolo with clams, shrimp, calamari, and scallops sauteed in marinara, shallots, garlic, and a touch of crushed peper, served over spaghetti. If pizza is more your style, try the unique Gorgonzola Grape pie topped with red grapes, gorgonzola cheese, and fresh rosemary! Mario's Italian Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Mama Mia Too Mama Mia Too is an Italian eatery that serves up fresh, delicious dishes. Choose from menu options like appetizers, soups, salads, poultry, seafood, veal, pasta, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy an appetizer of Portobello Gorgonzola - a portobello mushroom baked in the oven until toasted with creamy bleu cheese sauce. Later, dine on the Lobster Ravioli - ravioli stuffed wtih lobster and infused in a crab meat vodka sauce. Mama Mia Too is open Tuesday through Thursday from 12:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Lake Wylie Pizza & Italian Restaurant Lake Wylie Pizza & Italian Restaurant, located in Clover, SC, is a casual Italian eatery that has dog-friendly outdoor seating. In addition to their broad selection of traditional Italian fare, they also offer lunchtime favorites and a dessert menu. Some menu items include pizza, calzones, mozzarella sticks, wings, salads, burgers, subs, spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant and chicken parmigiana, bakes ziti, fettuccine alfredo, and more. Save room for their homemade Italian lemon creme cake! See Details