Dog Friendly Restaurants in South Carolina

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. A dog's gotta eat too! And no matter where you're headed, we can point you towards a great sidewalk cafe, brew pub, coffee shop, or other eatery in South Carolina that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

FUEL Charleston

FUEL Cantina is a dog-friendly restaurant in downtown Charleston, housed in a repurposed gas station, FUEL serves up classic pub grub with a Caribbean twist. Popular menu items include jerk chicken salad, chorizo burger with sweet potato fries, and grilled shrimp or mahi-mahi tacos. Wash it all down with a $2 FUEL beer. Open daily from 11am-11pm.

Parson Jack's Cafe

Located in West Ashley, Parson Jack's Cafe is Charleston's favorite dog-friendly restaurant. With the only "off leash" dog patio in town, your pup's sure to have a great time! Original pet artwork adds to the ambiance while you enjoy a frosty beverage and "doggone good" food. Live music is offered several nights of the week. Open daily at 11am.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and will be greeted with a treat and provided water. Seafood lovers will enjoy dining on fish and chips, steamed crab legs, and (of course!) all kinds of shrimp. Landlubbers can choose from several options including baby back ribs, grilled steaks, and burgers. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is open Monday to Saturday 11am to 10pm.

California Dreaming

Bring Fido to California Dreaming for waterfront dining overlooking the Ashley River and marina. Be sure to order one of their award-winning salads served with a honey butter-laden croissant. Other popular menu items include prime rib, fried oyster and shrimp po' boy sandwiches, and grilled barbecue chicken. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on the wrap-around outdoor deck and bar.

Liberty Pub and Grill

A menu of traditional pub fare that can be enjoyed with Fido on the outside covered patio.

Black Marlin Bayside Grill

Black Marlin offers the Island’s largest selection of fresh-caught fish, seafood and delicious hand-cut steaks, all in a relaxing Key West atmosphere. Located dockside at Palmetto Bay Marina, you can dine indoors or outdoors on the dog-friendly patio. Enjoy appetizers like the award-winning Sushi Nachos from the waterside World Famous Hurricane Bar.

Poogan's Porch

For some Southern fare and hospitality, bring Fido to Poogan's Porch. This charming restaurant is located one block off Main Street in Charleston's Historic District. Guests line up on the weekends for brunch dishes like chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, and crab cake eggs Benedict; so expect a short wait. Sip on a cup of coffee, glass of sweet tea, or a refreshing mimosa from the bar and enjoy a warm biscuit while you wait. Dogs are welcome to accompany their owners while they dine on the front porch, weather permitting.

Crave Kitchen & Cocktails

Located within Seaside Farms in Mount Pleasant, Crave Kitchen & Cocktails has a dog-friendly, year-round patio that is a great meeting spot for yappy hour. The Southern menu includes a decadent mac and cheese, grilled and roasted cedar plank salmon seasoned with garlic and rosemary, and buttermilk fried chicken topped with foie gras and truffle gravy. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and weekend brunch.

Skull Creek Boathouse

Skull Creek Boathouse is a popular Hilton Head Island restaurant and bar that is dog-friendly! The restaurant is open for daily for lunch and dinner and hosts a popular weekend brunch. Menu highlights include freshly caught local seafood, sushi, burgers, and classic American cuisine. Dogs are welcome on the sprawling outdoor patio, which overlooks the docks and beautiful Skull Creek. This is a great spot to catch the sunset but plan accordingly! Skull Creek Boathouse does not take reservations and wait times can be long. Luckily there are two outdoor bars, ample Adirondack chairs, live music, and games to play along the waterfront while you wait.

Sharkey's Beach Bar

This Tiki style restaurant and beach bar serves buffalo wings, sandwiches, grilled steaks, and fried seafood platters. The outdoor, ocean view seating welcomes dogs.

Red's Ice House Shem Creek

Red's Ice House has excellent specials and it's dog friendly. Enjoy the delicious snow crab and the well made Bloody Mary's.

Taco Boy - Downtown

Fido will love the fiesta atmosphere at Taco Boy in Downtown Charleston. Spend the afternoon with old or new friends on the dog-friendly patio sampling freshly made guacamole and salsas with chips, grilled fish tacos, and pineapple-infused or Cadillac margaritas. Taco Boy is very dog friendly, so your pup may make some new friends, too! Open daily from 11am-2am.

East Bay Deli

Dogs are welcome on the patio at East Bay Deli, a New York style deli that offers classic gourmet sandwiches and wraps, savory soups, crisp salads, chili dogs, loaded baked potatoes, and cheesecake for dessert. Open daily at 8am.

Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer

Popular with College of Charleston and MUSC students, Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer offers and extensive menu of coffee and teas, bottled juices, cookies, croissants, muffins, sandwiches, and over 20 craft beers on tap. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Morgan Creek Grill

Morgan Creek Grill, located in the Isle of Palms Marina, offers an unparalleled panoramic view of the Intracoastal Waterway and surrounding Lowcountry marshes from waterfront dining rooms and the dog-friendly upper deck bar & grill. Fresh seafood, choice steaks, and creative appetizers are offered with southern hospitality in a casual atmosphere. Opens at 11am Tuesday thru Saturday, 10am on Sunday.

Juanita Greenberg's Nacho Royale

Head to Charleston's Upper King Street with Fido in tow for some Tex-Mex food and margaritas at Juanita Greenberg's Nacho Royale. Nosh on all kinds of nachos (try the tofu!), Monterey Jack-filled quesadillas, crisp salads topped with shrimp, and gigantic one-pound burritos. Wash it all down with a top-shelf margarita or an ice cold cerveza. Open daily 11am-2am.

Pour Taproom

Unique craft brewery offers 70 self-serve taps that use radio-frequency tags to monitor how much beer is poured down to the ounce. Well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Bomboras Grille

Bomboras Grille serves Low Country food with a modern twist. Bomboras Grille uses the freshest local ingredients possible and they have 20 craft beer drafts and have draft beer to go in growlers. They also have an extensive wine menu and live music is played nightly. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the patio.

Bistro 17

Bistro 17 is a cozy, modern French style eatery with a dog-friendly outdoor seating area. Menu includes crab cakes, escargot, wild salmon, duck confit, beef bourguignon, steak frites, and crepes. Opens daily at 11am.

Wild Wing Cafe

Get your fill of wings n' sauce, sliders and burgers, and wraps and sandwiches. Dogs are welcome on the spacious deck seating area.

Molly Darcy's on the Beach

Molly Darcy's on the Beach is an Irish Pub & Grill serving Authentic Irish specialties like Shepards Pie, Bangers & Mash, and Corned Beef. Game room, pool tables, live entertainment on weekends, and a large split-level oceanfront patio that welcomes dogs.

8th Ave Tiki

Menu includes jumbo Buffalo shrimp, fried oysters, Mediterranean sloppy Joes, and chicken skewers. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Flying Saucer offers a wide selection of beers and tasty eats in a dog-friendly atmosphere with dog-friendly seating on the spacious covered porch. Menu includes salads, wings, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, green chili pork stew, and shepherd's pie.

Smoke on the Water

Smoke on the Water is a fashionable barbecue restaurant and tavern next to Falls Park on the Reedy River in downtown Greenville. There is a large patio area with several tables where you can dine al fresco with Fido in tow. Menu includes fried pearl oysters, Brunswick stew, shrimp salad, pulled pork sandwiches, oyster po'boys, and chocolate mousse pie.

The Dog and Duck

Located in the Belle Hall Shopping Center, the Dog and Duck offers excellent pub fare, a variety of beer and cocktails, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu includes Buffalo chicken sliders, fried grouper bites, tacos, wings, chicken sandwiches, burgers, hot dawgs, and fish and chips.

Main Street Cafe & Pub

Main Street Cafe & Pub offers varied seafood entrees, cold brews and happy hour specials, and seasonal dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu favorites include all you can eat crab legs, molasses BBQ glazed salmon, fried red snapper, and Angus beef brisket. Open Monday thru Saturday 11am to 9pm and 11am to 3pm on Sunday.

Folly Beach Crab Shack

Folly Beach Crab Shack serves buckets of fresh steamed seafood, barrels of peanuts, and bushels of fun. Great outdoor area is Fido friendly. Water bowls and treats on hand.

Banditos on the Boardwalk

Breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean with plenty of dog-friendly outside seating with a beach bar and live entertainment during season.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Sidewall Pizza

Sidewall Pizza is a neighborhood gem, serving up delicious brick oven pizzas, freshly prepared salads, and tasty craft beverages, including sodas, wines, and locally brewed beers. Dogs are welcome at the outdoor patio tables. This is a great pitstop for those biking the Swamp Rabbit Trail since the restaurant is located just steps from the trail.

Liberty Tap Room

Liberty Tap Room is pet friendly! Great outdoor patio seating with awesome food. Bring your pets and the staff will supply the bowl of water!

Sugar Bakeshop

Sugar Bakeshop offers a variety of decadent desserts in a cozy off the beaten path spot that welcome dogs in the outdoor seating area. Sample cupcakes, cookies, cakes, pies, and tarts in a variety of year-round and seasonal flavors, plus in-house dog treats for Fido. Open 10am to 6pm Monday thru Friday, 11am to 5pm on Saturday, and is closed Sundays.

Skillets Cafe & Grill

Not just for breakfast anymore, Skillets serves lunch and dinner, specializing in fresh seafood, and offers a bottomless salad bar, meat n' three options, and an early bird menu. Bring Fido to sit on the dog-friendly patio and order him a meal from their doggy menu. Skillets Cafe & Grill is open daily from 10 am until 10 pm.

Bully's Pub and Grill

Bully's Pub offers over 32 beers on tap, plenty of sports on TV, pool tables, and happy hour specials. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables.

Yesterday's

Pub type restaurant and bar in downtown at 5 points. Nice atmosphere. Great food and a varied menu. Inside or outside tables for people watching and bring you dog, they are always welcome. They even serve them water in a kettle marked for dogs only.

TBonz

A casual steakhouse serving juicy steaks, hearty sandwiches, and surf and turf entrees. Outside dining welcomes dogs.

Mac's Speed Shop

Sports bar with TVs on a heated patio. Huge beer selection, BBQ chicken, pork, and brisket featured on the menu. Outdoor picnic tables welcome dogs.

Plums Restaurant

Plums is an eclectic, casual lunch and dinner bistro overlooking the Beaufort River and downtown Waterfront Park. Since 1986, Plums has offered an ever-changing menu that combines seasonal, fresh local ingredients to create delicious global dishes. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs.

Mellow Mushroom

The dog-friendly Mellow Mushroom in Downtown Greenville's West End serves up delicious pizza using high quality ingredients and a spring water dough that will keep you coming back for more. And, as a bonus, they have a good selection of beers on tap. Head to the back of the building and up a flight of stairs to reach an outdoor patio seating area where you can enjoy a nice pie with your pooch.

The Community Tap

If you're on a search for the perfect beer, or to find that beer you had that one time in Belgium, The Community Tap probably has that for which you've been searching. The Community Tap sells hundreds of bottled and canned beers ranging from those made in a small American mountain town to those made in a European monastery. Relax on the dog-friendly covered patio with Fido and a pint of one of the beers on draught. Check their website for the most up-to-date food truck schedule or choose from one of the snacks on offer inside. Open daily.

Grill Marks

Great food - delicious burgers and shakes (from house made ice cream). Covered patio area allows dogs and has heaters for cold days. Great place to bring Fido.

Tabbuli Grill

Featuring a hookah bar, delicious Mediterranean fare, and a large, dog-friendly patio, Tabbuli is a Downtown Charleston hotspot. The restaurant fits the bill whether you are looking for a spot for happy hour specials on cocktails and tapas, fresh seafood from the raw bar, or for a healthy, filling meal. Tabbuli also serves weekend brunch and delivers to the local area.

Solstice Kitchen and Wine Bar

Solstice Kitchen is a full service restaurant serving New American cuisine in a cozy setting with a dog-friendly outdoor dining area. A varied menu features fresh fish, scallops, steak, pork, chicken, foie gras, and smoked gouda mac 'n cheese.

TASI Bites and Blends Juice Bar

TASI Bites and Blends Juice Bar is the healthy side of fast food, with organic offerings and pet-friendly seating.

Captain Woody's

Captain Woody's is Hilton Head Island's dog-friendly neighborhood bar and grill. It's a great spot to enjoy an ice cold beer and seafood while watching a beautiful sunset with your dog. Captain Woody's specializes in shrimp, clams, and oysters, which you can get freshly shucked, raw or steamed. The beer comes in three forms: draft, bottle and a bucket of six.

The Lost Dog Cafe

Located just a few blocks from the Folly Beach Pier, The Lost Dog Cafe serves tasty breakfast and lunch offerings with a Southern spin in a bright and cheery atmosphere with outdoor seating that welcomes dogs. Whet the whistle with a hot or cold coffee drink before digging into yummy cinnamon rolls, biscuits and gravy, huevos rancheros, shrimp and grits, quesadillas, mahi salad, chicken salad croissants, Boars Head hot dawgs, and bacon cheddar burgers. Bring friends and Fido, but be prepared for a wait, especially on Saturdays. Lost Dog Cafe is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30am to 3pm and 6:30am to 2pm on Sunday.

Soby's

Creating dishes inspired from classic coastal Carolina favorites, Soby's takes gourmet southern cuisine to a whole new level. You'll know you're in for a treat when you see starters ranging from shrimp and grits to blue crab deviled eggs. Then move on to the main course, choosing from a variety of steaks, chops, and seafood dishes. And unloosen your belt for some yummy desserts, including a divine banana cream pie. When the weather is nice, the dog-friendly outdoor patio area is open, so Fido can share in this memorable culinary adventure.

Universal Joint

Great restaurant and bar in Greenville. Located next to the old Handlebar, this location offers a large outdoor patio where dogs and their well behaved owners are welcome. Parking is limited, so please visit the website for suggested parking areas.

Mellow Mushroom

This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens at 11am Monday through Saturday and 11:30am on Sunday.

39 Rue de Jean

Dogs are welcome on this quaint French cafe and bar's sidewalk patio. Featuring traditional brasserie cuisine, "Rue" is a spot where Charlestonians meet to break bread and clink glasses of beer and wine. Popular menu items include steak frites, coq au vin, escargots, and inexplicably good sushi. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and brunch on Sunday.

Brick House Party Plantation

Dine with Fido on James Island at Brick House Party Plantation under a canopy of Live Oak trees. The seasonal menu features locally-sourced produce and seafood; menu items may include barbecue mahi mahi with brown rice, okra gumbo, or angel hair pasta topped with sauteed shrimp. Finish your meal on a sweet note with one of the restaurant's decadent desserts. Live music adds to the ambience several nights a week. Brick House is open Monday through Saturday from 4pm.

Thomas Creek Brewery

Thomas Creek Brewery is one of the oldest, largest, and most well known breweries in the state! As long as they get along with the resident brewery dogs, your pups are welcome to join you as you tour the facility and taste test all of their amazing beers. Sink the Status Quo!

Luna Rosa Gelato Cafe

While the gelato is a real treat for both you and your pooch, do yourself a favor and stop by Luna Rosa's at lunchtime for some great Italian food at very reasonable prices. Their lunch menu features daily specials, such as lasagna and baked ziti, as well as a variety of Italian sandwiches, salads, and pizza. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Poe's Tavern

The quintessential beach bar is located two blocks from the water. They serve freshly ground burgers, fish tacos, salads, quesadillas, and chicken sandwiches. Wash it all down with a selection of import and domestic beers on tap, and in bottles. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio.

Quest Brewing Co.

Great local craft brewery conveniently located off of Airport Road, just across the road from the Haywood Mall. They offer an amazing selection of beer, brewed in house, featuring their four Legendary Series beers year round with rotating seasonals and specials. Quest regularly features live music, both inside and on their outdoor stage, tours, movies, yoga, and many other special events throughout the year. Food trucks are also a regular feature at the brewery. Dogs are always welcome at their outdoor tables and to hang out in the large grassy area in front of the stage.

Blue Ridge Brewing Company

Blue Ridge Brewing Company serves up more than just beer. The menu features steaks, fish, burgers, pizza, and more. Rooftop outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Old Oyster Factory

A variety of seafood selections, including steamed shrimp, oysters Rockefeller, crab cakes, and lemon peppered salmon. The dog-friendly outdoor deck overlooks the water and offers excellent sunset views.

Graham's Landing

Stop in for a variety of local seafood as well as burgers, sandwiches, and steaks. Porch tables are dog friendly.

Cantina 76

Specialty tacos and refreshing in-house margaritas are favorites at Cantina 76. Climate-controlled patio welcomes dogs.

Swamp Rabbit Brewery & Taproom

The Swamp Rabbit Brewery & Taproom is located right off the Swamp Rabbit Trail on main street Travelers Rest, SC. Close to Furman University and a short drive from downtown Greenville, SRB has a selection of amazing, award-winning craft beers on tap, brewed on location. While the brewery does not serve its own food, you are welcome to carry in your own from one of the great local restaurants surrounding the brewery. They also have a regular schedule of local food trucks serving lunch and dinner throughout the week. There is plenty of outdoor seating including dog-friendly picnic tables at the rear of the building and they have a large selection of games, such as cornhole and battleship, free for your use and enjoyment. Only service animals are permitted inside.

Lagunitas Charleston Tap Room & Beer Sanctuary

Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this Charleston brewpub. The Lagunitas Brewery's food menu features soft pretzels, chicken wings, wood-fired pizzas, sandwiches, and burgers. Of course, all of your favorite Lagunitas beers are on tap in addition to seasonals and one-offs. Reservations are recommended because dog-friendly outdoor seating is limited.

Rita's

Casual beach eatery serves delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads, and fresh catch daily specials. Dogs are welcome in the patio seating area.

The Strip Club 104

A modern spin on the traditional steak house, serving only the finest aged Black Angus beef alongside unique side dishes. Patio area welcomes dogs.

Page's Okra Grill

Page's Okra Grill specializes in Southern soul food and seafood like shrimp & grits, lowcountry crab cakes, fried chicken, and PBTs. Covered patio seating is dog friendly.

Strossner's Bakery

This dog-friendly bakery and cafe is a great pit stop off of I-385 in Greenville. The bakery serves up dozens of assorted treats, cakes, and pastries, and the cafe features a nice selection of soups, salads, and sandwiches. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area. See website or call for hours.

Passerelle Bistro

Bring Fido to Passerelle Bistro, located in Downtown Greenville's Falls Park. The casual French restaurant's heated, dog friendly patio overlooks the park and waterfalls and is the perfect spot for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. Menu highlights include steak frites, quiche du jour, and steamed mussels.

Flos Place Restaurant

Flo's Place offers po'boys, tacos, and signature dishes like red beans and rice and shrimp creole. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Johnson Creek Tavern

Johnson Creek serves plenty of surf and turf favorites such as shrimp po boys and NY strip steak. Dogs are welcome on the deck.

Pearlz Oyster Bar

Featuring four dog-friendly sidewalk tables, Pearlz Oyster Bar is a downtown destination for seafood lovers. Favorite dishes include warm crab dip with bacon, grilled flatbread triangles, blackened or grilled catch of the day, and fresh fish tacos. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Jake's on Devine

At Jake’s, all the meats and cheeses are free of growth hormones and unnecessary antibiotics. In addition, they are raised in a free range, cruelty-free environment. Dogs are welcome at outdoor seating.

Brown Dog Deli

Hearty deli salads, juicy hot dogs, and vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free options. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Luther's Rare & Well Done

Luther's is pet friendly! They offer a great selection of food and drinks and well as beautifulpark views of Beaufot. Staff was very dog frieldly.

Hemingway's Bistro

A quaint lunch spot serving soup, salads, and sandwiches. Outdoor tables are Fido friendly.

Burger Fi

Burgers, Hot dogs, ice cream, and a full bar! Covered and fenced outdoor seating for the dogs. They will bring out ice water for the dogs

Pawley's Front Porch

Delicious burgers that were featured "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives". Covered front porch welcomes dogs.

Sisters Fine American Cuisine

Family-owned restaurant with an American flair serving pulled pork, fish tacos, and house made key lime pie. Deck seating welcomes dogs.

The Barrel

Dog friendly craft beer establishment with food trucks 4-9 Wednesday- Sunday. Marsh for water lovers and large fenced in area with separate pen for smaller dogs. Great time and on the way to or from Folly Beach.

Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers Ribhouse in downtown Greenville, SC is a great, dog friendly place to stop for a bite if you're in the mood for some slow-cooked southern barbecue. Although you won't notice it from the main entrance, there is a patio area behind the restaurant in the courtyard of the Wachovia Place complex.

Frosty Frog Cafe

Frosty Frog serves salads, wraps, sandwiches, and pizza. Covered outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Nick's Steak and Seafood

Nick's serves steaks, seafood, ribs, chicken, pasta, and specialty sandwiches. Outdoor dining area is pet friendly.

Finz Bar & Grill

Finz Bar & Grill delivers delicious surf and turf lunch and dinner. Outdoor seating is dog-friendly, but limited.

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Carrabba's Italian Grill serves fresh, flavorful Italian dishes in a warm, dog-friendly atmosphere.

Black Magic Cafe

With a dog-friendly patio and unique menu, Black Magic is your ultimate breakfast and lunch destination.

Eli's Table

Menu includes crispy oyster salad, day boat scallops, duck and waffles, and center cut pork chops. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Compadre's Mex-Mex Grill

Dog-friendly Compadres serves up traditional Mexican food next to Fluor Field in Downtown Greenville's West End neighborhood. The restaurant offers patio seating both behind the restaurant and along the front sidewalk where Fido is welcome. Menu features street tacos, California burritos, and 40 varieties of tequila.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Thirsty Fellow Pizzeria and Pub

Stone-fired pizza, burgers, and meatball hoagies are on the menu. Covered deck seating allows dogs.

Dunleavy's Pub

Dunleavy's Pub serves burgers and other traditional pub fare in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables.

Beef 'O' Brady's

This casual chain eatery and sports bar serves a variety of American bar and grill classics in a modern setting that welcomes dogs in the outdoor seating area. Warm up those taste buds with delicious appetizers like boom boom shrimp, jalapeno corn fritters, and Buffalo chicken dip, then feast on hearty entrees such as Nashville hot grilled chicken, St. Louis ribs, sizzling fajitas, BBQ bacon cheeseburgers, and prime rib sandwiches. Don't forget to leave room for a warm slice of molten chocolate cake for dessert. Patio tables are dog friendly, but calling ahead for seating is required to ensure availability. Call for hours.

The Kickin' Chicken

Bring Fido to The Kickin' Chicken on King Street's patio while you watch the big game with friends. The patio features a bar with TVs, fans, and a water bowl for your pooch. Order an iced tea or a draught beer and some fried pickles to start, followed by either a crisp salad, dozen hot buffalo chicken wings, or fried chicken tenders served with creamy ranch or blue cheese dressing. The Kickin' Chicken offers a laid back, casual dining experience for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Delivery is available in Downtown Charleston and there are other locations in West Ashley, James Island, Mount Pleasant, and Summerville.

Caffe Piccolo

Caffe Piccolo serves traditional Italian food. They have a small courtyard with a fire place that welcome behaved dogs.

The Grumpy Monk

Locally owned restaurant featuring fresh seafood, craft beer, and sushi. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Sole

A diverse menu of classic Italian dishes. Try the Sinatra chicken or clams in wine and garlic sauce. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Chive Blossom

Chive Blossom features delicious lunch and dinner entrees like chicken confit, Moroccan spiced lamb, seafood pot pie, and pan seared Asian duck breast. Outside dining area welcomes dogs and offers live music on most weekends.

Mellow Mushroom

This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens daily at 11am.

Blue Marlin

The best of the Low Country and Coastal Louisiana cuisine. Bring Fido along to the outdoor seating area to enjoy this unique dining experience.

Bay Naturals Healthy Market and Kitchen

Bay Naturals specializes in antibiotic and hormone-free proteins, vegan, vegetarian, and dairy-free offerings, plus soups, salads, sandwiches, and smoothies. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Dog and Duck

Wings, burgers, sandwiches, wings, and wraps with plenty of daily/weekly specials. Outdoor patio welcomes dogs -- they'll even bring a bowl of water if needed.

Paolo's Gelato Italiano

A gelato break at Paolo's is a tasty way to manage Charleston's sweltering summer heat. The toughest decision will be which one (or two!) of the over-fifty delicious flavors available, from limoncello to chocolate, to order. Fido will love this Italian-style gelateria because it serves pet gelato, too! Savor your frozen treats on one of the benches outside, or as you stroll along King Street.

Rosewood Market & Deli

Rosewood Market & Deli is Columbia's original natural foods market, dating back to 1973, offering a wide selection of deli eats and dog-friendly patio seating. Opens at 8am Monday thru Saturday and 9am on Sunday.

Kitchen 208

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and brunch on the dog-friendly street side shaded patio. Menu offers waffles, frittatas, soup, salads, burgers, and smoked brisket sandwiches.

BIN112 on Trade Street

Brother and sister team, Jason and Allison Clark bring to Historic Greer a unique and creative dining experience. Come in and share their pride in choosing only the finest ingredients that make up their "Southeastern with a Twist" cuisine. Dogs are welcome at the outdoor tables.

D's Wings

D's Wing is a typical wing/burger restaurant that also has salads, ribs, sandwiches, great desserts and more. They have a covered outside eating area with fans and are more than happy to bring your dog some ice cold water.

Island Bar & Grill

Island Bar offers burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, hot wraps, and jumbo wings. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

The Park Cafe

The Park Cafe is fine dining in a casual setting for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. The front covered patio is dog friendly and the staff has water and occasional treats available for visiting canines.

Trio, A Brick Oven Cafe

Trio A Brick Oven Cafe in Downtown Greenville is dog friendly! The menu features wood-fired pizzas, pastas, rotisserie chicken, and other Italian-inspired dishes. There is sidewalk seating available, so bring Fido!

Southern Hops Brewing Company

Handcrafted brews and a tasty menu that includes wings, salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and calzones. The beer garden welcomes dogs.

City Tavern

City Tavern is Greenville's Arrogantly Shabby Downtown Daiquiri Bar! Pets are welcome on the front porch, which is fenced from Main Street and is covered so your pooch can wine and dine with you come rain or shine. Staff are very human and canine friendly and will be happy to bring Fido a drink along with your chosen beverage.

See Wee Restaurant

See Wee Restaurant offers simple yet tasty food in a laid-back setting where dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. Delicious menu options include hot wings, crab cakes, burgers, flounder filet, clam strips, shrimp po'boys, and spicy Buffalo chicken tenders. Opens daily at 11:30am.

Oceanfront Bar & Grill

This popular seafood restaurant located on the boardwalk serves crab cakes, Buffalo shrimp, oysters, fish tacos, and grilled mahi mahi. Landlubbers can choose from burgers, BBQ sandwiches, and deep fried wings. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Drop in Gourmet Deli and Bar

Gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads, Sushi by Lisa Tuesday-Friday evenings. Full bar and local beer on tap. Pet seating is available, but it's very limited.

The Crazy Crab

The Crazy Crab offers a menu of delicious Low Country recipes with spectacular waterfront views from the dog-friendly outdoor tables.

Sweet Molly's Creamery

Sweet Molly's Creamery offers sundaes, shakes, and a yummy variety of homemade ice cream with sweet toppings. Dogs are always welcome. They even have tasty treats just for Fido.

McGee's Irish Pub and Restaurant

McGee's Irish Pub and Restaurant welcomes dogs on the deck. Very Authentic Irish pub and restaurant with traditional Irish Food as well as a fabulous select Chef's Menu.

Shell Crackers

Casual bar and grill serves sandwiches and seafood. Deck tables overlooking the pond are dog friendly.

Montreux Bar and Grill

Montreux serves an array of food from burgers and club sandwiches to crab cakes and chicken kabobs. There is a pet designated area in the back.

Wild Wing Cafe

Wild Wing Cafe in downtown Greenville has dog-friendly outdoor patio seating, so bring Fido to this popular restaurant, bar and grill. Menu includes salads, burgers, sandwiches, and of course, wings, with a wide selection of sweet, savory, and hot 'n' spicy sauces.

Low Down Oven & Bar (L.D.O.B)

The Low Down offers burgers, pizza, and hearty sandwiches like the meatball, Cuban twist, and pulled BBQ pork. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Loggerhead's Beach Grill

Loggerhead's offers burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and seafood favorites such as clam chowder, fried flounder, and the crab leg feast. Deck seating area is dog friendly.

Sol

Southwest style tequila bar offers burgers, tacos, red chile bison enchiladas, and lobster tail. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

DIG In The Park

DIG In The Park serves tasty offerings such as shrimp and grits, wings, and burgers. Spacious patio is dog friendly, and there is a fenced-in grassy area for playing.

Liberty Tap Room

Variety of beers on tap with a traditional bar menu of burgers, sandwiches, and pizza. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Sullivans

Sullivan's Restaurant is family owned and operated, serving popular dishes such as homemade she crab soup and shrimp and grits. Dogs are welcome on the front patio eating area.

La Carreta

Traditional Mexican menu with numerous choices to choose from. Patio seating is dog friendly.

Burger Tavern 77

Great selection of burgers, chicken sandwiches, and salads. Featuring a build your own burger menu selection and 28 beers on draft. Outdoor seating allows dogs, weather permitting.

Halo

Select from a variety of sandwiches and craft beers. Patio and porch are both dog friendly.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Steel City Pizza

In addition to tasty pizza, Steel City offers meatball sliders, calzones, and chicken and turkey wraps. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Cazbah

The Cazbah is a tapas bar located in downtown Greenville. Although the restaurant doesn't serve traditional Spanish tapas, the menu is quite diverse and offers small plates that will please the palates of everyone in your party. Bring your dog along and dine at one of the outdoor sidewalk tables. The restaurant is steps away from Main Street, making this a great stop for dinner and drinks when you are in downtown. See website for hours of operation.

Cafe at Williams Hardware

Cute, unique, one stop local shop with an amazing lunch menu! Order at the back counter after checking out their various crafts and goods; they welcome you to sit out on their back patio with your dog.

D.D. Peckers Wing Shack

D.D. Pecker's offers hot and spicy wings and dog-friendly outdoor seating.

The Barbecue Joint

The Barbeque Joint is a Southern-style barbeque restaurant. Although pork and chicken items make up a good portion of the menu, we offer a variety of other foods when promoting our weekly specials. We strive to make your visit to The Barbeque Joint a relaxing and enjoyable Lowcountry experience. Tables with umbrellas out front make it easy to enjoy with your furry friends.

The Clay Pot

Quality coffee and a rotating menu of lunch and dinner specials. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

The Grilled Cheese & Crab Co.

Menu includes homemade soups, burgers, sandwiches, seafood entrees, and grilled cheese, of course. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Cottage

The Cottage is a quaint cafe with expansive breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. Porch seating welcomes dogs and is heated during the winter.

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Carrabba's Italian Grill has a walk-up window so you can order one of their Italian specialties with your dog at your side.

Screen Door

Screen Door serves salads, burgers, pizza, and dinner entrees such as ribeye steak, pan-seared red snapper, and wood-fired chicken. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Bistro 90

Bistro 90 serves a combination of authentic Italian and American comfort cuisine, including USDA prime aged steaks, hand-tossed brick oven pizza, fresh lasagna, and housemade bread. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Rosie O'Grady's Irish Pub

Voted Best Burger and Fish and Chips in Beaufort. The owners and staff are very dog friendly. There is a fenced-in seating area where you and Fido can sit and dine together.

Redbone Alley

They have three outside tables that you can sit at and they are more than happy to have you!

Flatbread Grill and Bar

Pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and paninis. Dogs are welcome at outdoor seating.

Marsh Tacky Market Cafe

Serving breakfast sandwiches, omelets, and waffles all day. Plus, paninis, subs, salads, and craft beers. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

The Shelter Kitchen & Bar

One of Mount Pleasant’s favorite bars and restaurants, Shelter Kitchen & Bar offers an outstanding locally sourced menu that includes pesto burgers, chicken and pancake sandwiches, pane seared blue crab cakes, and corned beef mash. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the front porch/patio.

Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria

Barley's offers a delicious menu and the best beer selection in Greenville! They have several outdoor tables where dogs are treated to fresh bowls of water. Since dog-friendly, outdoor seating is limited and depends on the weather and season, call ahead to avoid disappointment.

White Duck Taco Shop

Our concept is fresh and affordable food. We deliver the freshest, most awesomely creative food every day. The Taco Shop is family friendly and encourages you to eat with your hands. Please do not sit at a table until you have ordered and received a number from the counter. Outdoor tables welcome dogs.

Gordon Biersch

Brewery/restaurant serves small plates, entree-sized salads, pizza, beer battered fish and chips, Cajun pasta, and shrimp salad sandwiches. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Michael's Rock Hill Grille

Michael's offers sandwiches and burgers for lunch, and beef, chicken, and seafood entrees for dinner. Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the patio.

Up the Creek Pub & Grill

Up the Creek serves salads, burgers, sandwiches, and seafood as part of a casual waterfront dining experience. Deck seating with river views welcomes dogs.

Recovery Room

Dive bar with a menu. Very welcoming to dogs out on the front patio. Happy to provide water for your furry friend.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Handi Indian Cuisine

Handi Indian Cuisine is a family-friendly restaurant with a casual atmosphere, and pups are welcome to sit on the patio outside.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

The Esso Club

The Esso Club is dog friendly! In addition to being a popular watering hole, The Esso serves a meat-and-three style lunch that is popular with students and locals. A pub grub menu is available on game days and at dinnertime. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio and deck at this landmark Clemson dive bar.

McHale's Irish Pub

Irish pub and dining in a beautiful, historic downtown building. Pleasant outdoor patio is dog friendly. Menu includes burgers, sandwiches, shepherd's pie, and blackened cod. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Swig & Swine

Delicious BBQ pork, brisket, and turkey. Outside seating is dog friendly.

Marley's Island Grille

A fusion of New American and Caribbean flavors. Menu includes voodoo shrimp, steamed shellfish, and Rastafarian skewers. Outdoor patio is dog friendly.

Rivera's

Menu offers steaks, chops, and seafood with a Cuban influence. Pets are welcomed at the sidewalk tables.

Eggs Up Grill

Great breakfast spot in downtown Greenville with patio seating on the side that allows Fido.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Wild Ace Pizza and Pub

Wild Ace features delicious pizza, a huge beer selection, and not-so-typical pub food. Dogs are welcome on the outside patio.

The Kraken

A great neighborhood gastropub with unique menu items and a large variety of beers on tap. The owner and staff are friendly and attentive. There is a covered porch where dogs are welcome.

Woody's

Subs, salads, and a nice selection of specialty pizzas. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

The 'Wich Doctor

Eclectic menu includes brussel sprout pizza and slow roasted beef brisket sandwiches. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

O-CHA Tea Bar

This modern take on the traditional tea room serves up tea any which way you like it. While their most popular drink is the signature bubble tea, they also house a variety of loose leaf teas that can be made hot or cold. In addition to drinks, O-CHA has a vegetarian cafe menu featuring sandwiches, salads, and hummus. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

Sonic Drive-In

If Fido isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car at Sonic Drive-In. Find a parking spot, press the red button, and place your order into one of the speakers. (Chili cheese tots, anyone?) Next, one of the friendly carhops will skate over with your food and a milkbone for your dog. Open Sunday through Thursday from 6am-11pm, Friday and Saturday from 6am-midnight.

Frayed Knot Bar & Grill

You may bring your dog only if you eat outside on the deck.

Old Mill Brewpub

Huge beer selection and fresh food. Outdoor seating overlooking pond is dog friendly.

Queen Street Grocery

A great little corner store tucked into a wonderful neighborhood! I'm not sure if you can bring your dog inside when ordering, but they have free dog treats, a water bowl outside, and a great little sitting area outside on the sidewalk so your furry friend can dine with you :) They have so many little snacks available, but you have to try a crepe! It's what they're known for. There's only one person working at a time (he/she works the register and then makes all of the food) but they work hastily so the wait isn't too long. They also have an extensive alcohol selection that isn't sold a lot of places. It's a place you have to try at least once! You'll be hooked ;)

Pomegranate on Main

Pomegranate on Main is Greenville’s only restaurant serving authentic Persian cuisine. Try our popular hummus, slow-cooked rice, and grilled kabobs – prepared fresh using traditional recipes. Located in downtown’s Historic West End, they offer a European bistro-style setting with open dining room and dog-friendly outdoor patio.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Upcountry Provisions Bakery & Bistro

Fresh baked goods, including their own bread and desserts, and amazingly fresh ingredients make this a local favorite! They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner and welcome your pups to sit outside with you while you enjoy your meal. Adorable, small town restaurant with high quality offerings all around.

Old Fort Pub

Old Fort Pub in Hilton Head Island is dog-friendly! Hilton Head's only restaurant to be awarded AAA Four Diamond for ten years features Southern cuisine in a romantic, upscale setting which showcases sunsets nightly. Signature dishes at Old Fort Pub include she crab soup, Lowcountry-style shellfish cakes, and pecan pie. Dogs are welcome at the outdoor tables overlooking the creek, and your dog will be served water in a sterling silver water bowl. Reservations recommended.

Mr. Friendly's

Amazing Southern cuisine like fried yellow grits, buttermilk fried chicken, and the dirty chicken sandwich. Outdoor seating is perfect for bringing Fido.

The Spotted Dog Restaurant

Casual family style restaurant serves low country Southern comfort food. Menu features spiced shrimp, crab cake sandwiches, Carolina style BBQ beef and pork, seared sirloin, and a nice selection of draft and bottled beer. Lower deck seating area is dog friendly.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

St. Alban

Enjoy a latte on a cozy couch in the morning, a glass of sherry on the patio for lunch, and a house-made pasta dish paired with a smooth red in the evening. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area.

Converse Deli

Specialty sandwiches, salads, soups, and quiches made with local and seasonal produce. Outdoor tables are dog friendly.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Foodies

An excellent little cafe with huge flavors. Everything from the fries to smoked meats are made in-house. Fido is welcome at outdoor tables. Staff is more than happy to bring out a water bowl and biscuits.

Runway Cafe

Bring Fido to dine on Runway Cafe's patio overlooking the Greenville Downtown Airport. Kids of all ages enjoy watching planes as they take off and land, and there is an adjacent park where they can play. The menu features crisp salads, healthy wraps, burgers, and sandwiches. Wash it all down with an ice-cold Pepsi or glass of beer or wine. Be sure to save room for an order of fried Oreo cookies for dessert. The Runway Cafe opens daily at 11 am.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Tupelo Honey Cafe

Tupelo's inventive and Southern inspired menu includes Big Honkin' veggie burgers, fried green tomatoes, Charleston chicken sandwiches, and 'Not Your Mama's' meatloaf. Outdoor seating is dog friendly, and water bowls and treats are available.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Treat yourself AND your pup to a sundae at Bruster's! They make a free sundae with dog bones crumbled on top for their furry customers.

Seacow Eatery

Seacow serves a full breakfast, salads and sandwiches for lunch, and a plethora of seafood options for dinner. Dogs are welcome on the patio only.

Mellow Mushroom

This hip and modern dog-friendly national pizza chain puts a unique spin on the traditional pizza place, employing a carefree attitude in all of their culinary creations. They offer classic salads, subs, calzones, and pizza, but venture on the eclectic side with offerings like jerk chicken, tempeh, or tofu hoagies, and specialty pizza such as the Kosmic karma, Thai Dye, and Philosopher's Pie. Wash it down with a local craft beer while relaxing with Fido on the outdoor patio. Opens at 11am Monday through Saturday and 11:30am on Sunday.

World of Beer

Over 500 beers and tavern menu. Dogs more then welcome in the covered patio.

Cribbs Kitchen

Cribbs Kitchen has a great outdoor seating area. Dogs are welcome as long as they are leashed and well- behaved.

Street Meet HHI

Street Meet is a dog-friendly restaurant and sports bar with lots of outdoor seating with televisions. The menu features American "sidewalk sandwiches" including gyros, Philly cheesesteaks, Cubanos, po'boys, and brats. Other menu highlights include buffalo chicken wings, soft pretzels with warm crab dip, Cincinnati chili spaghetti, and crisp salads. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables and will be served a bowl of ice water.

Sonic Drive-In

If your pup isn't always on his best behavior at traditional restaurants, share a burger with him from the comfort of your own car instead!

Luckhaus and Brubaker Sweets and Treats

If you are looking for a delicious sweet shop, look no further than Luckhaus & Brubaker Sweets & Treats. They offer baked goods, breakfast items, chocolates, pastries, candies, homemade ice cream and everything in the shop is made by hand. Their bakers specialize in cake design and can make a cake that looks just like your pet! Dog-friendly outdoor seating is available on their patio.