Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants 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 Italian restaurants in North Carolina that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Bocelli's Italian Restaurant
Bocelli's Italian Restaurant Bocelli's Italian Restaurant is pet friendly! They serve wonderful pizza and have an outside eating area and are very dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Anthony's Italian Restaurant
Anthony's Italian Restaurant Italian-American favorites such as paninis, pasta, and pizza. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
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
Casa Matta Breakfast, Italian Cuisine, Bar and Brooklyn Sal's Famous NYC Style Pizza! No matter what you are looking for, Casa Matta has a delicious selection for you! From our hearty breakfast, to our huge pizzas, to our exquisite fine Italian dishes, you will find something you'll love! Pizza, New York Subs, Salads, Pastas, Chicken, Veal, Seafood...even vegetarian dishes and gluten free pizzas! Or you can just stop in to our awesome bar, have a refreshing beverage and select one of our yummy appetizers! Come enjoy Carolina Beach, but be sure you stop in to have a great meal at Casa Matta! Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Bar....all reasons to visit Casa Matta! See Details
Campania Cafe & Trattoria Campania Italian Café & Trattoria features authentic Italian cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere. They offer panini sandwiches, fresh salads, homemade soups, pasta dishes, and daily specials. Dog-friendly outdoor dining is available in the warmer months under the covered front porch. See Details
Enrigo Italian bistro serves fresh pasta, pizza, and desserts. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Bella Italia Menu includes sandwiches, chicken, veal, and seafood entrees, and a huge selection of gourmet and specialty pizza. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Log Cabin Located in Highlands, NC, The Log Cabin serves up delicious, authentic Italian dishes in a casual, rustic environment. Let Fido tag along for the day and you can snag a seat at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Start with the Roasted Beet Salad with gorgonzola, pickled fennel and sweet onion, arugula, and blood orange balsamic vinaigrette. Next, dig into the Wild Carolina White Shrimp ""Fra Diavolo"" with angel hair pasta, white wine, fresh herbs, and a spicy seafood tomato broth. The Log Cabin is open Tuesday through Saturday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm." See Details
Mezzaluna Mezzaluna in downtown Hendersonville, NC, is a dog friendly Italian eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table, weather permitting. Offering fine entrees, wood-fired pizza, 50 taps, and an extensive wine selection. See Details
Da Vinci's Table Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables at this Italian restaurant. Da Vinci's Table's menu features antipasto platters, fried calamari, bruschetta, salads, and onion soup appetizers. Main courses include pasta dishes served with a tossed salad and garlic bread, traditional or thin crust pizzas, sub sandwiches, gourmet burgers, and steaks. Da Vinci's Mona Lisa Spaghetti and German Pizza are popular orders! Da Vinci's Table is open Tuesday - Thursday 11am - 9pm, Friday 11am - 10pm, Saturday 4:30pm - 10pm, Sunday 11am - 9pm. See Details
Babymoon Cafe Babymoon Cafe is a casual fine dining eatery that serves up a variety of Italian style menu options. Choose from appetizers, salads, pasta, seafood, beef, chicken, sandwiches, calzones, strombolis, heroes, pizza, desserts, and more. Let Fido tag along for the day and you can snag a seat at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Start with a crisp glass of wine and an order of Spicy Grilled Shrimp finished with cayenne pesto aioli. Next, chow down on the Porcini Mushroom Ravioli - raviolis stuffed with porchini mushrooms and filet mignon sauteed with roasted roma tomatoes in a garlic-gorgonzola demi-glace. Babymoon is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Bella's Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables on the sidewalk at this Italian restaurant located in the Food Lion shopping center in Banner Elk. Bella's serves Italian food like pizzas, salad, calamari, chicken wings, minestrone soup, and pasta dishes. Bella's is open Monday - Saturday 11am - 2:30pm, 4pm - 9pm, Sunday noon - 9pm, and closed on Wednesdays in the winter months. See Details
Osteria Cicchetti Osteria Cicchetti is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, Saturday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. This Italian eatery serves up a wide variety of menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pizzas, small bites, meats and cheeses, pasta, seafood, chicken, beef, and more. Come to dinner with Fido in tow and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (only available during the spring and summer). Start with an order of Artichokes Francaise, prepared with lemon, wine, butter, and capers. Then move on to your entree of Tortelloni Michelangelo crafted with pancetta, mushrooms, peas, sundried tomatoes, and a rich cream sauce. See Details
Glass Onion Glass Onion is open daily from 11:30am to 9:00pm and is happy to serve deliciously authentic Italian cuisine carefully crafted with fresh, locally sourced products. Let Fido tag along and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. This small but elegant eatery boasts unique menu options from appetizers to desserts. Start your dinner off with the Bosc Pear and Slow Roasted Beet Salad with spicy pecans, spinning spider feta, and a white balsamic vinaigrette. Next, dig into the Braised Local Rabbit and Fresh Fettuccini with white wine sauce, tomato, rosemary, and braised greens. For dessert, savor the simple housemade Blueberry Crumb Pie with brown sugar, oatmeal, and homemade vanilla gelato. See Details
Nino's Cucina Italiana Nino's Cucina Italiana serves up fresh, authentic Italian dishes. Choose from menu options like appetizers, pasta, baked dishes, salads, soups, poultry, veal, beef, fish, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with an appetizer of the Misto Grigliata - grilled portobello, eggplant, peppers, zucchini, and seasonal veggies drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, and aged balsamic. Next, try the Pork Chop Agro Dolce - a Frenched rib chop sauteed with capers, olives, onions, and tomatoes in a vinegar and sugar reduction sauce. Nino's Cucina Italiana is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm. See Details
Zio Casual Italian Authentic Italian pizza and pasta from scratch. Large outdoor patio and courtyard garden are dog friendly. See Details
Fat Tony's Italian Pub Fat Tony's Italian Pub is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00am, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. This unique Italian-American style eatery serves up a variety of menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, pizza, calzones, and much more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with the local favorite Meatball Sundae - four juicy meatballs, housemade marinara, and a scoop of premium ricotta served with four pieces of garlic bread. Once you wiped the bowl clean, move on to a slice of specialty pizza. The unique Fig and Gorgonzola is topped with a NC fig preserve and gorgonzola spread base, mozzarella, asiago, and prosciutto, and finished with a balsamic glaze drizzle. See Details
Tony's Pizza Dough is made fresh daily with fresh quality ingredients at this pizzeria. They also offer a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, specialties of the house, and desserts. Leashed, friendly dogs are allowed at their outside dining area. See Details
Risto's Place Risto's Place is open Tuesday through Friday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Saturday from 4:30pm to 10:00pm. This Italian eatery boasts a variety of authentic menu options that will make your mouth water. Let Fido tag along and you can grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables - Risto's will even provide a bowl of fresh water for your pooch! Start your meal off with an order of Bruschetta made with roasted garlic, topped with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette. Then, it's on to the Veal Scallopine Saltimbocca, topped with baked prosciutto, sage, and buffalo mozzarella cheese, and served with a mushroom Marsala sauce over linguine and seasonal vegetables! See Details
The Loft Cafe and Pub The Loft Cafe and Pub is a dog friendly, unique pub style eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Choose from a variety of menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, paninis, subs, flatbread pizzas, and more. See Details
Italian Bistro Pizza & Pasta Italian Bistro Pizza and Pasta is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. This Italian eatery offers up a variety of authentic menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pastas, veal, chicken, seafood, sandwiches, pizza, calzones, strombolis, and more! Bring Fido along and grab a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start your meal off with an order of fresh garlic knots, toasted and tossed in fresh garlic, seasonings, and extra virgin olive oil. Once you've cleaned the plate, move on to a perfect slice of pizza. Try their Pescatore pie, topped with baby clams and shrimp over a three cheese, garlic, and olive oil base. See Details
Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian Dogs are welcome at eight outdoor tables when the weather permits at this Italian restaurant. Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian serves ""old school"" favorites (think red sauce and cheese) like chicken parmesan, lasagna, sausage with peppers and onions, and spaghetti with Sunday gravy and meatballs. Vinnie's is open Sunday - Thursday 5pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday 5pm - 10:30pm." See Details
Bella Cucina Bella Cucina is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 8:45pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. This Italian eatery serves up a variety of menu options including soups, salads, fish, chicken, veal, pasta, pizza, calzones, strombolis, wings, and more. Let Fido tag along to enjoy an authentic Italian meal and snag a seat at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with the Granchino di Bella Cucina - a baked crab casserole with crab meat, cheeses, and peppers, served with a toasted bread roll. Once you've soaked up the last ounce of deliciousness, try the Veal Piccata - a veal cutlet lightly sauteed in a white wine reduction sauce with bright lemons and briny capers. See Details
Coppola's Pizzeria & Italian Coppola's Pizzeria and Italian is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm. This Italian style eatery serves up a variety of menu options including appetizers, salads, parmigiana dishes, pasta, baked ziti, sandwiches, pizza, strombolis, calzones, and more. Snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables on the seasonal patio and enjoy a meal with Fido by your side. While service is not offered outside during colder weather, patrons are welcome to order their meals as take out and enjoy it with your dog at an outdoor table. See Details