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 Double Dogs
Double Dogs Delicious menu offers chicken wings and tenders, pizza, and Black Angus burgers. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Fox & Parrot Tavern
Fox & Parrot Tavern Fox & Parrot Tavern serves traditional British pub fare like Bubble and Squeak, Welsh rabbit, and shepherd's pie. Porch tables allow dogs.
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Blue Moose Burgers & Wings Located just off the Parkway in the heart of Pigeon Forge sits Blue Moose Burgers & Wings, a casual family sports grill that offers hearty American eats, refreshing craft beer, and dog-friendly patio seating. Enjoy award-winning jumbo wings in two dozen flavors, half-pound burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, fried shrimp, and peanut butter fudge pie for dessert. See Details
Fannie Farkles If you're walking your dog down the streets of downtown Gatlinburg and looking for a quick bite to eat, stop by Fannie Farkles and pick up one of their famous foot-long corn dogs or sausage subs. Fido and your stomach will thank you. Dogs are welcome at front outdoor benches. See Details
Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge Hard Rock Cafe has been serving Eastern Tennessee locals and visitors for more than 10 years. Recently relocated from Gatlinburg, our new Pigeon Forge location features 12,000 square feet of stylish space, which includes seating for more than 400 guests, private event space for up to 450, an outdoor patio, a live music stage, a Rock Shop®, and our interactive Rock Wall Solo™, a 52” high-resolution, interactive touch wall that enables fans to virtually explore the world’s greatest music memorabilia collection. Hard Rock Cafe Pigeon Forge offers a unique look at the history and future of music, with three unique dining areas featuring memorabilia from three of our favorite musicians: Dolly Parton, Jimi Hendrix, and Madonna. A few must-see spots close to our cafe include WonderWorks, Smoky Mountain Opry, Titanic, and Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show. See Details
Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant Old-fashioned down home country cooking is what you'll find at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant. 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. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
The Chop House Menu offers chops, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, and premium steaks. Outdoor tables are dog friendly, weather permitting. Please note the patio is subject to close without notice. Call ahead to confirm availability before making the trip with Fido in tow. See Details
Tennessee Brew Works Hand-crafted beers from IPA, Belgian, Stout, and several other year-round and seasonal styles. There is plenty of covered dog-friendly outdoor seaing. See Details
Central BBQ Central BBQ is dog friendly! Central slow-smokes their ribs, pork, chicken, turkey, beef brisket, sausage, and bologna. Premium meats are rubbed with a secret combination of dry spices, marinated for 24 hours, then smoked low and slow in the pit over a combination of hickory and pecan woods. Be sure to try all of their BBQ sauces, too. Live music on the porch rounds adds to the appeal. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Calypso Cafe East Nashville Calypso Cafe offers fresh, health conscious food with dog-friendly covered porch seating. Menu includes salads, pulled BBQ chicken, rotisserie chicken, veggie burgers, beans and rice, and carrot cake and tropical lime pie for dessert. Opens daily at 11am. See Details
The Funnel Cake Company Located at the outdoor Baskin's Square Mall along the Parkway in Gatlinburg, The Funnel Cake Company offers outdoor tables for customers dining with their four-legged friends, plus several funnel cake flavors and toppings to choose from. See Details
M.L. Rose - West M.L. Rose sports a fun atmosphere and a nice front porch where dogs are welcome. Good food and great handcrafted beers. See Details
Three Jimmy's Three Jimmy's offers fried chicken, BBQ pork ribs, smoked prime rib, rainbow trout, and turkey ruebens. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Edley's Bar-B-Que Delicious BBQ, tacos, and sandwiches with a dog-friendly outdoor patio that is covered and heated in the winter. 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 fans and televisions! Foodworks is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. See Details
Universal Joint Menu includes wings, burgers, quesadillas, and a variety of beer and spirits. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Tomato Head Market Square Tomato Head serves simple, fresh food in a casual setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu features black bean hummus, salads with homemade dressings, hot and cold sandwiches, signature pizza, quesadillas and burritos, and desserts baked every morning like key lime pie and cobbler a la mode. Open daily at 11am, and 9am for weekend brunch. See Details
Fido Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at one of Nashville's trendiest coffee shops where doggie themed drinks such as the Milkbone, Irish Setter, and the Pink Poodle are available. Fido is welcome at front sidewalk tables. See Details
Rita's Italian Ice Rita's is Knoxville's only location for Old-fashioned Frozen Custard and Italian Ice. Their Italian Ice is made fresh daily right at the store on beautiful Market Square in Downtown Knoxville! They also have a room that is perfect for parties, business meetings, networking, or club events. Rita's is very dog friendly and allows dogs on their outdoor patio. They even have doggie italian ice! Rita's also is very active in the pet rescue community by allowing rescue groups to hold Meet-n-Greet events there. See Details
Hair of the Dog Hair of the Dog features a menu of British inspired pub food that is far from ordinary. Try the beer cheese soup and Knight Sliders. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
TailGate Brewery TailGate Brewery 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. Dogs are welcome to join their owners in the spacious outdoor seating area. TailGate Brewery is open Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday 3pm to 11pm, Saturday noon to 11pm, and Sunday noon to 9pm. See Details
Southside Social Southside Social is a small, family-friendly bowling alley that serves up an assortment of delicious pub grub. Fido is welcome to join you at any available table on their pet-friendly downstairs patio. Start your night with an order of Tater Tot Nachos topped with cheddar, mozzarella, avocado, grilled tomato salsa, cilantro sour cream, and chili. Then dig into the Chattacuban - pulled pork, ham, Swiss, pickles, and mustard on fresh Cuban bread. Southside Social also offers a number of arcade games, perfect for relaxing and having a good time with family and friends after a long day at work. Southside Social is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 12:00am, Friday from 4:00pm to 2:00am, Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00am, and Sunday from 11:00am to 12:00am. Stop by Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm for their Happy Hour! Be aware that after 9:00pm, this establishment is only open to those 21 years of age and older. See Details
Mad Dog's Creamery & Donuts This cheery ice cream and donut shop located along a quaint creek serves 24 flavors of hand-dipped premium ice cream, soft serve, sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes, a variety of delicious donuts, and the best funnel cakes in town. Dogs are always welcome and "Pawsome" doggie donut treats are available. 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