Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Charlotte

Are you looking for dog-friendly restaurants in Charlotte? You’re in luck! Here’s a list of ten of our favorite restaurants to visit with your furry friend.

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Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

It’s no surprise that a pet-friendly city like Charlotte offers dozens of pet-friendly dining spaces for you and your furry best friend. Whether you’re looking for fine wine, some fresh Latin flavors, or a cup of locally sourced coffee, check out the list below of some of Charlotte’s highly-rated pet-friendly restaurants, breweries, and eateries.

While pets are welcomed in these spaces, they should be leashed and well trained. Be sure to respect the rules of each establishment and be aware of your pet’s behavior at all times. Some establishments reserve the right to refuse accommodations to unruly pets. 

Charlotte’s Best-Rated Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Eateries:

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery is located at 4150 Yancey Road in Charlotte and welcomes dogs and their parents in their outdoor dining area. This brewery creates premium, all natural beer containing only water, malt, hops and yeast. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcomed in the Biergarten area.
McKoy's Smokehouse & Saloon at 4630 Old Pineville Road in Charlotte has dog-friendly outdoor seating on their deck. This family owned smokehouse and saloon offers delicious barbecue and accommodations for the whole family, including your leashed dog.
Futo Buta is a ramen house located at 222 E Bland Street in Charlotte, and offers outdoor seating for up to 13 pet families at a time. Enjoy a bowl of their specialty ramen, some rock-n-roll music, and time with your pet.
NoDa Brewing Company is located at 2921 N Tryon Street in Charlotte, but also has locations at 2229 N. Davidson St. (The OG), Concourse A North in the Charlotte Airport, and at 1118 Environ Way in Chapel Hill (NoDa Brewing Co. Tapas). Call 704-900-6851 to verify current pet policies at the additional locations.
Zada Jane's Corner Cafe is the perfect place to bring your pet if you’re looking for breakfast foods, soups, salads, or delicious sandwiches. When sitting outside they accommodate Fido with a bowl of fresh water. You can find this corner cafe at 1601 Central Ave in Charlotte.
The Wooden Vine Wine Bar & Bistro is the place to be if you’re looking for fine wine and classic American menu. Located at 231 N Tryon Street in Charlotte, they offer seasonal dishes, steak and potatoes, and wine pairings upon request. Call ahead for pet-friendly reservations, as they only have three pet-friendly tables in their outdoor seating area. 
If you’re looking for artisan pizza and pet-friendly outdoor seating, Mellow Mushroom at 255 W Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in Charlotte is your go-to. In addition to specialty pies, they also have calzones and salads that reviewers love!
The Flying Biscuit Cafe offers classic breakfast and lunch options with seven pet-friendly outdoor tables. You can find them at 4241 Park Road in Charlotte, and enjoy breakfast all day with your furry friends!
For upscale Italian entrees and excellent service, pet owners can enjoy Fiamma Restaurant at 2418 Park Road in Charlotte. Their outdoor seating area is perfect for leashed pets and pet parents who enjoy fine wines and traditional Italian fare.
Check out Charlotte’s Sabor Latin Street Grill for amazing vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and traditional meat dishes when you’re in the mood for fresh, authentic Latin American cuisine. Located at 415 Hawthorne Lane, Sabor Latin Street Grill offers several pet-friendly outdoor tables under their awning-covered dining area. 
For a cup of coffee and indoor or outdoor pet-friendly seating, head to Mugs Coffee at 5126 Park Road in Charlotte. They serve locally sourced coffee, freshly made pastries and lots of community events. Hook up to their free wifi and get some work done while your pet lounges at your feet.
Jackalope Jack's serves classic American pub foods and can happily accommodate pets with their parents in their outdoor seating area. If you’re craving a pint of beer and some classic wings, burgers or salads, check out Jackelope Jack’s at 1801 Commonwealth Avenue in Charlotte.
Another favorite Charlotte bar and grill for pet owners is Angry Ale's, located at 1518 Montford Drive in Charlotte. This neighborhood bar and grill offers outdoor seating for your pet pals and classic American fare like burgers, salads, wings, and sides. Stop in for trivia nights on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday!
The Wine Shop at Rivergate offers upscale dining choices and pet-friendly outdoor seating at 14142 Rivergate Parkway in Charlotte. Sit under their umbrella-covered tables and enjoy premier wines, deluxe handheld items, and delicious soups, salads, and flatbreads.
Have you tried any of these pet-friendly dining spaces in Charlotte? Which ones were your favorites? Are there more locations we should add to this list? Let us know when you schedule your next pet-sitting or dog-walking appointment!