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

Pet Friendly Corolla Cantina
Corolla Cantina Corolla Cantina, located in Corolla, NC, is a casual, dog-friendly bar and eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at a covered, outdoor table with sunset and lighthouse views. Their menu features Mexican cuisine with a coastal flair. All of their salsa and guacamole is made fresh daily and is a delicious addition to any of their menu items, which include nachos, Baja fish burritos, sesame seared tuna, jumbo lump crab cakes, and our famous fish tacos. Vegan and vegetarian options, and a full bar are also available. See Details
Pet Friendly Gonza Tacos Y Tequila
Gonza Tacos Y Tequila Gonza Tacos Y Tequila is a dog-friendly eatery in Raleigh, NC. Gonza offers a relaxed and festive atmosphere to go along with a traditional Mexican menu of tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, and enchiladas. Leashed dogs are welcome at outside tables. See Details
Las Margaritas Las Margaritas is a dog-friendly restaurant in Franklin, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at a picnic table with an umbrella in front of the eatery. Dine on traditional Mexican favorites paired with tequila, whiskey, wine, vodka, rum, beer, or a margarita. See Details
Salsas Salsas is a dog-friendly restaurant in Asheville, NC, that serves Mexican/Caribbean dishes, including empanadas, enchiladas, quesadillas, and margaritas. FIdo is welcome to join you at the tables in the alley. See Details
The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village This dog friendly Mexican restaurant, located in Asheville's historic Biltmore Village, serves up healthy Southwestern/Mexican fare made with fresh ingredients, and their Tequila Bar features locally-made craft beers and a large selection of fine tequilas. There are several vegan and vegetarian options on the menu, too. Dogs are welcome on the patio, weather permitting. See Details
Don Pedro Don Pedro is a Mexican eatery that serves up delicious, authentic dishes. Choose from menu options like appetizers, soups, salads, tacos, seafood, vegetarian dishes, beef, burritos, enchiladas, chalupas, fajitas, chimichangas, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Chile Relleno - a green chile stuffed with cheese and beef, dipped in egg batter and deep fried to a perfect golden brown. Or try the exclusive Combo Axteca - skirt steak butterflied and flame broiled to perfection, with four prawns seasoned with garlic and grilled, served with rice, beans, cactus salad, and tortillas. Don Pedro is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm. See Details
Chuy's Tex-Mex Chuy's Tex-Mex is a dog-friendly restaurant serving authentic Tex-Mex food in an eclectic atmosphere. Visitors to Raleigh with Fido in tow and a craving for Chile Con Queso can head to one of Chuy's twenty outdoor tables to dig in. Chuy's menu is made up of appetizers, salads, soups, burritos, tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, and house specialties such as Chile Rellenos, Chicken Flautas, a Steak Burrito, and Elvis Green Chile Fried Chicken. See Details
Plaza Azteca Plaza Azteca, located in Kill Devil Hills, is a casual Mexican eatery that serves up fresh, delicious cuisine. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a signature margarita and an order of the Grilled Pineapple Guacamole with creamy avocado, lime juice, grilled pineapple, sundried tomatoes, jalapenos, red onions, goat cheese, and cilantro. Next, chow down on the Molcajete Azteca - a hot volcanic stone bowl filled with rib eye steak, butterflied chicken breast, grilled shrimp, poblano peppers, onions, pineapple, homemade pastor salsa, and shredded cheese, served with rice, beans, and flour tortillas. Or go for the Shrimp Tacos filled with shrimp sauteed in a bisque, topped with goat cheese, cilantro, tomato, and chile de Arbol sauce. See Details
La Rancherita Located in the Heritage Place shopping complex, La Rancherita serves authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex creations in a casual, festive setting that welcomes dogs at outdoor tables. Belly up to the tequila bar before satisfying the appetite with flavorful offerings such as pineapple guacamole, steak con queso, sizzling fajitas, carne asada, Baja fish tacos, chorizo quesadillas, chicken flautas, lemon fish fillet, and custom made combo plates served with rice and refried beans. Dogs are welcome at the front outdoor umbrella tables, weather permitting. La Rancherita opens at 11am seven days a week. See Details
Zia Taqueria Zia Taqueria is dog-friendly! The Mexican restaurant welcomes dogs on their outdoor patio. Zia Taqueria serves tacos available with several protein options like grilled fish, beef barbacoa, sauteed shrimp, portabella mushroom, and chicken. Nachos, quesadillas, enchiladas, tamales, tortas, and margaritas are also available. Zia Taqueria is open for lunch and dinner Sunday - Wednesday 11am - 10pm, Thursday - Saturday 11am - 11pm. Brunch specials are available Sunday and Monday until 5pm. See Details
Beer Barrio Beer Barrio is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 1:00am. They pride themselves on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create their dishes. Choose from an extensive list of craft beers, or try one of their specialty cocktails like the Mexi-Mule, crafted with habanero-infused Pinnacle vodka, fresh lemonade, and ginger beer. Bring Fido along on your trip and snag a seat at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables. Start with an order of Elote - grilled corn on the cob with grated cheese, mayo, Mexican spices, and fresh lime. Next, try the Al Pastor taco - beer brined grilled pork tenderloin, queso fresco, homemade salsa verde, jalapenos, and crispy tortilla strips all in a locally crafted tortilla. See Details
Dos Amigos Dos Amigos is an authentic Mexican eatery that serves up a wide variety of fresh, delicious menu options. Choose from appetizers, soups, salads, tacos, seafood, fajitas, enchiladas, chalupas, burritos, quesadillas, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy a cold Dos Equis and an order of fresh guacamole dip. Try the Pollo con Crema - shredded chicken cooked with sour cream and cheese, served with beans, rice, and tortillas. Dos Amigos is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 9:30pm. See Details
El Toro El Toro, located in Cornelius, NC, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious, authentic Mexican fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Tacos Mexicanos - three tacos with chorizo sauteed with spicy sauce, served with rice, beans, chopped onions, cilantro, and lime. Or go for the Camarones a la Diabla - hot and spicy shrimp served with rice, beans, lettuce, fresh guacamole, and pico de gallo. See Details
Zapata’s Restaurant Zapata’s Restaurant is a dog-friendly Mexican restaurant in Cornelius, NC. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the patio, so long as they are friendly and remain leashed. Try their fajita nachos, seafood chimichangas, enchiladas suizas, or camarones Mexicanos while you're visiting! See Details
Bartaco Biltmore Dogs are welcome at over 20 outdoor tables at this Asheville taqueria. Bartaco serves a variety of tacos, tamales, rice bowls, and drinks in a chill environment where you'll want to linger. Menu items include guacamole, a half rotisserie chicken, fried oyster tacos, Baja fish tacos, spicy chorizo tacos, and cauliflower tacos. Special attention is paid to the drink list featuring margaritas, sangria, craft beers available by the can or bottle, and craft tequilas. Bartaco is open Sunday through Thursday 11am to midnight and Friday and Saturday 11am to 1am. See Details
Chile Rojo Chile Rojo is a Mexican eatery that serves up delicious, authentic cuisine. Choose from a variety of menu options including appetizers, dips, fajitas, quesadillas, burritos, enchiladas, tacos, tamales, chimichangas, chicken, beef, seafood, salads, vegetarian dishes, and more. Fido is more than welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with the Chile Rojo Nachos - a bed of crispy tortilla chips piled high with beans, tender beef, grilled chicken, shrimp, chorizo, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, and cheese sauce. Next, chow down on the Quesadilla a la Diabla - a large cheese quesadilla stuffed with grilled shrimp cooked with onions and habanero sauce, served with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and avocado slices. Chile Rojo is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Dos Taquitos Mexican Restaurant Dos Taquitos Mexican Restaurant offers authentic Mexican cuisine with an intimate menu of handcrafted dishes. They have a few dog-friendly tables, but advise you call ahead to secure a table for yourself and your pup. You'll find a selection of unique and flavorful options with tortillas, steak, chicken, queso, and other ingredients. They also offer brunch on Saturday from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Dos Taquitos is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 2:30pm and again from 5:00pm to 9:3pm. On Friday, they're open 11:30am to 2:30pm and again from 5:00pm to 10:30pm. Dinner is served Saturday from 3:00pm to 10:30pm. Sundays, they're open from 11:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Nollie's Taco Joint Nollie's Taco Joint is a laid back Mexican eatery serving a SoCal-inspired menu of tacos, quesadillas, and nachos along with beer and wine. Bring Fido to join you on the pet-friendly patio, where he can enjoy a special taco made with canines in mind. See Details
Shaka Taco Shaka Taco in Surf City, NC, is a dog friendly taco joint where Fido can join you at a table on their outdoor patio. Patrons order from a window and may dine on the patio, or carry their tasty treats to their destination of choice. The menu is comprised of ingredients sourced as locally as possible for their tacos, taco bowls, wings, and acai bowls. See Details
Sabor Latin Street Grill Amazing vegan, veggie, gluten-free and meat dishes. Tables under front awning are dog friendly. See Details
Mazatlan Family Mexican Restaurant Dogs are welcome at several outdoor tables on the patio at this Mexican restaurant. Mazatlan Family Mexican Restaurant serves chips and salsa, taco salads, tacos, burritos, combination platters, and fajitas. Mazatlan Family Mexican Restaurant is open Monday - Wednesday 11am - 9pm, Thursday - Saturday 11am - 10pm, and Sunday 11:30am - 9pm. See Details
White Duck Taco Shop White Duck Taco Shop in Hendersonville, NC, is a dog friendly, colorful outpost of a taqueria mini-chain known for its eclectic, ever-changing combinations. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their outdoor tables. Enjoy a variety of delicious tacos with toppings such as jerk chicken, Korean beef, black beans, fish, duck, shrimp and more. Soups, chips with salsa or queso and desserts are also available. See Details
White Duck Taco Shop The White Duck Taco Shop is a dog-friendly eatery in Asheville, NC. This River Arts District location welcomes Fido at outdoor tables. Spicy Buffalo Chicken and Bangkok Shrimp tacos are popular menu items, and everything is priced A La Carte to maintain an affordable cost. Fresh and inventive, White Duck is a must stop for fans of Mexican cuisine. See Details
Zapata's Mexican Restaurant Excellent Mexican food. Leashed, well-behaved dogs allowed on the patio. See Details