Dog Friendly Restaurants in Tennessee

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 restaurants in Tennessee that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant Old-fashioned down home country cooking is what you'll find at the dog-friendly Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant in Sevierville, TN. Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the seasonal patio, but call ahead for availability. Hankering for a hearty breakfast? Dig into a stack of buttermilk pancakes or a plate of biscuits and gravy. In the mood for a big dinner after a long day? Try the chicken pot pie, momma's meatloaf, or slow roasted pot roast. Got a sweet tooth? A slice of chocolate pecan pie should do the trick. See Details
Pet Friendly Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill
Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill Located on the Parkway in the heart of Gatlinburg, TN the dog-friendly Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill serves delicious bar and grill eats with a Southern spin in a casual and inviting atmosphere. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the outdoor patio. Popular menu choices include fried green tomatoes, creamed corn fritters, jumbo wings, grilled cheese paninis, BBQ brisket sandwiches, and Hillbilly Philly cheesesteaks. Wash it down with an ice cold draft or bottled beer. See Details
Fox & Parrot Tavern Fox & Parrot Tavern is a dog-friendly restaurant in Gatlinburg, TN, that serves traditional British pub fare like Bubble and Squeak, Welsh rabbit, and shepherd's pie. Fido is welcome at an outdoor table on the porch. See Details
Tennessee Brew Works Tennessee Brew Works, located in Nashville, TN, offers hand-crafted beers from IPA, Belgian, Stout, and several other year-round and seasonal styles. There is plenty of covered dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
Frothy Monkey Frothy Monkey in Nashville, TN features a menu of freshly prepared breakfast, lunch, and dinner offerings such as pancakes, sandwiches, grilled chicken, and steak & eggs. Spacious patio is pet friendly. See Details
Junction 35 Spirits Junction 35 Spirits, located in Pigeon Forge, TN, welcomes Fido at an outdoor table on the pet-friendly patio, weather permitting. Call ahead to confirm if the patio is open. They offer a variety of spirits including bourbon, rye whiskey, moonshine, vodka, gin, and rum, as well as hand crafted cocktails. Enjoy food items such as wings, hummus, fried pickles, soft pretzels, nachos, salads, artisan mac and cheese dishes, BBQ trays, burgers and more. See Details
Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge is an iconic, dog-friendly eatery where Fido can join you at an outdoor table and order from the dog menu. Visitors to the Pigeon Forge, TN area can enjoy their from-scratch menu with items like their Legendary Burger, a cowboy ribeye, mac and cheese, fajitas, sandwiches, salads and more. See Details
Three Jimmy's Three Jimmy's in Gatlinburg, TN offers fried chicken, BBQ pork ribs, smoked prime rib, rainbow trout, and turkey ruebens. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Foodworks Foodworks, located in Chattanooga, TN, is a trendy Southern eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you enjoy your meal. They have two pet-friendly patios, one of which is covered and boasts cooling fans and televisions! See Details
TailGate Brewery The dog-friendly TailGate Brewery in Nashville, TN, serves a delicious selection of unique craft beer and tasty bar eats in a colorful and lively setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. Patrons can quench their thirsts with over 30 taps of refreshing brews, and please their palates with a food menu that includes salads, wings, reubens, Cuban sandwiches, build your own and specialty pizza, and for dessert, chocolate chip cookie sundaes. See Details
Howard's Steakhouse Howard's Steakhouse is a dog-friendly eatery in Gatlinburg, TN, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The menu offers burgers, steaks, fish entrees, and refreshing margaritas. Umbrella tables overlooking the creek welcome dogs. See Details
Urban Grub Southern Fish Pit & Cantina. Dry-aged steaks, daily oyster & seafood catch, wine & craft cocktails. Dogs welcome in indoor/outdoor bar area. See Details
Peg Leg Porker Fido can join you at an outdoor table at the dog-friendly Peg Leg Porker in Nashville, TN. This BBQ joint makes their food fresh each day and serves until they sell out. Enjoy pulled pork, ribs, chicken, kielbasa, sandwiches, pork rinds, and homemade sides like BBQ beans, mac & cheese, and potato salad. Try their banana pudding for dessert! See Details
Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro This Townsend farm-to-table restaurant, the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro, redefines regional cuisine in an upscale yet casual setting, all set in the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. The menu offers a assortment of regionally inspired dishes using local, seasonal ingredients — all served among elegant surroundings and calming wooded vistas. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Aubrey's Strawberry Plains Aubrey's Strawberry Plains in Knoxville, TN, is a Tennessee chain that specializes in comfort food and a commitment to locally sourced ingredients. This location has a dozen dog-friendly tables outside. Their menu has options galore with sandwiches, burgers, steaks, pasta, and more. They also have a full service bar with a wide selection of craft beers and carefully chosen wines. See Details
Elvira's Cafe Elvira's Cafe in Sevierville, TN, is a dog-friendly eatery that serves up classic American-style dishes. Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Choose from menu options like pancakes, French toast, omelettes, biscuits, sweet and savory crepes, sandwiches, burgers, chicken, steak, seafood and more. See Details
SOB - South of Beale SOB - South of Beale is dog friendly! Dogs are welcome at outside tables at Memphis's first gastropub. Featured on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives," SOB has quickly gained a reputation for innovative pub food. Bring your dog and sit on the patio while you dine on free popcorn (ask for it!), fried chicken and sweet potato waffle sliders, maple-bacon Brussels sprouts, or "Jack and Coke" bread pudding. Popular for happy hour and brunch! See Details
Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant, located in Gatlinburg, TN, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try their delicious burgers and salads. See Details
Chattanooga Brewing Company Chattanooga Brewing Company is a small craft brewery that serves up delicious brews along with good eats. Choose from menu items like appetizers, salads, wings, burgers, wraps, and sandwiches. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy a Hot Mama (freshly juiced habanero and green peppers infused with their Imperial Pilsner) and an order of Chatt Brew Wings - one pound of house wings, brined for 24 hours, fried to order, and tossed in your choice of sauce (mild buffalo, hot buffalo, honey bbq, or the sauce of the day.) Try the Rivers sandwich, with applewood bacon, fresh letetuce, tomato, mayo, balsamic vidalia onion jam, and a fried egg on grilled sourdough bread. Chattanooga Brewing Company is open Monday through Thursday from 3:00pm to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00am, and Sunday from 11:00am to 4:00pm. See Details
Slider Inn - Midtown Slider Inn - Midtown in Memphis, TN, is dog friendly! The menu at this local watering hole offers awesome fries, a variety of local beers, and, of course, slider sandwiches. Wash it all down with a Jameson Slushie or an ice-cold draft beer. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio, which is consistently voted as one of Memphis's best patios and features an enclosed, heated area. See Details
Balter Beerworks Balter Beerworks in Knoxville, TN is a local brewery and pub with dog-friendly seating for over a hundred guests on their patio and in the beer garden. They offer house brews as well as several guest beers, house cocktails, and a wine list. Their menu includes several vegetarian and gluten free options with a diverse selection of burgers, sandwiches, entrees, and shareable plates. Balter also serves brunch every Sunday. See Details
The Stage on Broadway The Stage on Broadway is a pet-friendly bar where you can take your pup honky tonking in downtown Nashville. This bar is a little bit Texas and a lot Nashville and a fun place to hang with your rowdy friends. They offer live country music and never charge a cover charge, which lets you boot-scootin boogie all day and night long on the huge dance floor. See Details
Boss Hogg's BBQ Shack Boss Hogg's BBQ Shack serves up delicious southern-style barbecue. Choose from options like brisket, chicken, pork, ribs, sausage, barbecue sandwiches, coleslaw, green beans, potato salad, baked beans, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you chow down on their hand-rubbed and sauced ribs. Customers rave about their signature tangy mustard-based sauce, though they do have a darker sweet sauce available for those who don't care for the tang of Carolina mustard. Boss Hogg's is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Edley's Bar-B-Que Edley's Bar-B-Que is a dog-friendly eatery in Nashville, TN, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the covered patio, which is also heated in the winter. They serve delicious BBQ, tacos and sandwiches. See Details