Dog Friendly Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

There are 304 dog-friendly restaurants in Charlotte that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide where to eat? Here’s a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Charlotte. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly NoDa Brewing Company
NoDa Brewing Company NoDa Brewing Company is dog friendly! Bring Fido to NoDa on North Davidson (Get it?!) while you partake in a pint or flight of locally-made microbrews. Craft beer lovers will want to sign up for the brewery tour, too. Live music and food trucks round out the offerings. See Details
Pet Friendly The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery in Charlotte is pet-friendly. Home to the largest biergarten in the Southeast, it’s more like a park than a garden. The space, modeled after the early biergartens of Munich, is surrounded by 100-year-old oak, mature pecan and hickory trees for shade. It would be easy to forget that you’re only minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown as you stroll the brewery’s cobbled pathways and discover shady tables, cornhole games and toasty fire pits with your pup by your side. See Details
McKoy's Smokehouse & Saloon McKoy's Smokehouse & Saloon McKoy's Smokehouse & Saloon is a pet-friendly eatery in Charlotte, NC. Fido can sit beside you at one of the outdoor tables on the covered and heated deck. Their menu features succulent BBQ, smokehouse wings and plenty of tasty sides. See Details
The Dog Bar The Dog Bar in Charlotte, NC is THE pet-friendly place to bring Fido in the Queen City. Located in the NoDa Arts District, the bar serves beer, wine, and liquor, and allows dogs of all shapes and sizes both indoors and out. All dogs are welcome, as long as they are well-behaved and are up to date on vaccinations. There is a membership fee per dog, which can be picked up on first visit. Just be sure to bring Fido's vaccination records. See Details
VBGB Beer Hall & Garden VBGB Beer Hall & Garden offers over 30 craft beers and a menu of traditional pub fare. Leashed Fidos can join you on the patio and water bowls are available. Please note table service isn't available, so dogs will have to wait outside while you order from the counter. See Details
The Wine Shop at Rivergate Great wine selection to complement an entree menu of seared Ahi tuna, Angus flatiron steak, and pasta of the day. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Angry Ale's Angry Ale's is a dog-friendly, neighborhood bar and grill in Charlotte, NC, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the spacious patio. The menu features po'boys, chicken sandwiches, mac and cheese, jambalaya, baby back ribs, and Cajun chicken pasta. Order Fido something from their Doggie Menu! See Details
BrickTop's BrickTop's is a dog-friendly restaurant serving New American cuisine to Charlotte locals and tourists alike. Visitors to BrickTop's can head to one of its many outdoor tables to dig into a Lobster Roll alongside their canine companion. The restaurant's menu includes brunch items, appetizers such as BBQ Chicken Flatbread, sandwiches, entree salads, sushi, seafood, and entrees, including, Filet Mignon, Baby Back Ribs, Chicken Milanese, and more. See Details
Futo Buta Futo Buta is a ramen house, but this is definitely not the ramen you made in a college dorm room microwave when you only had two dollars to your name. They have thirteen pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a meal, and they pride themselves on delicious and flavor packed ramens- not from a flavor packet, but from actual seasonings and ingredients. Try a bowl of one of their specialty ramens, which can be customized to your taste, or get a sandwich or rice bowl. Futo Buta features several seasonal ramen choices, which change depending on what's fresh at the time, as well as complex specialties, like the Buta Bowl- chicken and dashi broth with noodles, pork belly, duck confit, spicy pork, ono chili sauce, corn, leek, scallion, cayenne pepper, and onsen egg. See Details
Luna's Living Kitchen Vegan and vegetarian friendly, Luna's serves organic, plant-based cuisine along with smoothies and juices. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Boardwalk Billy's Boardwalk Billy's is a raw bar and ribs joint offering dog-friendly outdoor seating at its front tables. They offer great seafood, smokehouse items, burgers, and sandwiches. With a friendly atmosphere and excellent food, Boardwalk Billy's is the choice for Fido-friendly dining in Charlotte. See Details
Zada Jane's Corner Cafe Zada Jane's serves soups, salads, and sandwiches to go along with pancakes and omelets for breakfast. They always offer water for your dog when sitting outside. See Details
Triple C Brewing Company Neighborhood brewery with outdoor seating for both pooches and people. Choose from a quality lineup of year-round and seasonal brews. Rotating food trucks are often onsite to provide tasty eats. Triple C Brewing Company opens at 4 pm Monday through Thursday, 2 pm on Friday, and noon on weekends. See Details
Birdsong Brewing Co. Craft brewery with lively taproom, patio seating, games, and rotating daily food trucks. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Mellow Mushroom The founders of Mellow Mushroom opened their first restaurant because they saw pizza baking as an art form and wanted to offer other people the chance to enjoy their art. Mellow Mushroom on W Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard has several pet-friendly tables outside, so you can bring Fido with you to enjoy a specialty pie, calzone, hoagie, or salad. One of their most popular pies is the Holy Shiitake Pie, an olive oil and garlic base, shiitake, button, portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, mozzarella, and Mont Amore, finished with a garlic aioli swirl and a spritz of black truffle oil. See Details
300 East Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at this family-owned casual dining restaurant in Dilworth. 300 East serves creative eclectic American cuisine in a fun and quirky setting. Menu items include toasted quinoa and kale salad, Asian tuna burger, lump crab cakes, shrimp and grits, and pimento cheese with crackers. You may also find homemade dog treats on the menu! See Details
Oh My Soul Venturing out from South Africa, Oh My Soul opened a vegan kitchen in Charlotte, NC. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at outside tables in the Woof Corner. Make sure you don't skip over the dog-friendly section of the menu. You can order Fido a Fur Kidz nice cream or a Doggie Biscuit. For two-legged patrons, the menu offers a variety of Vurgers (vegan burgers), waffles, nachos and more. See Details
The Flying Saucer The Flying Saucer is a great restaurant/bar for pet owners. The outdoor patio is fairly large and covered with fans. The servers will bring water for your pooch and will swoon over him/her as well. See Details
River's Edge Bar and Grill Located at the United States National Whitewater Center, River's Edge allows you to watch kayakers, listen to live bands, enjoy festivals, and eat delicious food. Dogs are welcome, but not on the upper deck. See Details
Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar pays homage to Southern culinary traditions with a menu full of classic dishes and modern spins on old favorites. Fido can join you on the patio that has 20 dog-friendly tables; be sure to request a dog menu! The menu features sandwiches, salads, snacks, and mains for any palate. Entrees include decadent dishes like the cauliflower steak, sweet tea roasted chicken, or shrimp and grits. Brunch is a popular affair with popular dishes like the Appalachian Breakfast or Red Flannel Hash. Don't miss out on the drink menu with craft cocktails, mimosas, wine and beer. See Details