Chapel Hill

Dead Mule Club

303 W. Franklin St.,
Chapel Hill, NC
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The quintessential neighborhood bar with a great vibe (they call themselves "the best half-assed bar around"). There is also a small but tasty food menu that includes their Pimento Cheese Bacon Burger and Madelyn's Pimento Cheese Sampler (it's the South--you can't have too much pimento cheese!). The front deck with a view of street is pooch-friendly. Dead Mule actually is a club, with a $5 membership fee. Best $5 you'll ever spend! Open daily 3 p.m. t o 2 a.m.

Southern Community Dog Park

1000 Dogwood Acres Drive,
Chapel Hill, NC
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This two-acre off-leash dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs. Poop bags available. Open sunrise to sunset.

Weathervane Restaurant

201 S. Estes Dr.,
Chapel Hill, NC
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Not to be missed. Serving up Southern classics with a twist, the Weathervane has one of the prettiest dog-friendly patios we have ever seen, brick and tree-lined, with a wonderful secluded atmosphere. Our favorites on the menu include Sweet Tea-Glazed Salmon, Fried Green Tomatoes and Okra with Smoky Ranch Dressing, and Ashe County Pimento Cheese Fritters. Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m

Chapel Hill Dog Park/Homestead Park

100 Aquatic Drive,
Chapel Hill, NC
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This 20,000-square-foot off-leash dog park has separate areas for large and small dogs. Water and poop bags are available. Open daily from sunrise to sunset.


Thomas Street Tavern

1228 Thomas Avenue,
Charlotte, NC
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Bring your pet with and enjoy our outdoor seating area.

Wild Wing Cafe

9539 Pinnacle Dr, Suite 200,
Charlotte, NC
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Wild Wing Cafe - University of North Carolina Charlotte is dog friendly! This sports bar and grill has a covered patio, overlooking University City in Charlotte, with plenty of room for your dog. Wild Wing always has plenty of dog bones and treats on hand, as well Bowser Brew doggie beer. It's a great place to eat, socialize, and catch the big game with your dog.

The Wine Shop at Rivergate

14142 Rivergate Pkwy,
Charlotte, NC
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Outdoor tables are dog friendly and a great place to enjoy the day and a good wine.

Sabor Latin Street Grill

415 Hawthorne Ln,
Charlotte, NC
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Tables under front awning are dog friendly.

Flip'n Chicken

7629A Pineville-Matthews Rd,
Charlotte, NC
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Patio tables are dog friendly.

Triple C Brewing Company

2900 Griffith St.,
Charlotte, NC
Outdoor seating allows pets

The Common Market - South End

1515 South Tryon St.,
Charlotte, NC
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The Common Market offers fresh deli sandwiches, cold beer, an extensive wine selection, urban provisions, knicks & knacks and most importantly a neighborhood connection. Dogs are welcome on the patio!

Barbara's Canine Cafe

125 Remount Road, Unit A,
Charlotte, NC
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Barbara's Canine Cafe offers 'Yappy Hours" for your pup, plenty of samples for them to devour, and lots of treats to take home. Two paws up!

Jackalope Jack's

1936 E 7th St,
Charlotte, NC
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Friendly staff allows dogs on their outdoor patio & porch and will offer your dog water.

Smelly Cat Coffeehouse

514 E. 36th St.,
Charlotte, NC
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Pet friendly patio

VBGB Beer Hall and Garden

920 Hamilton St,
Charlotte, NC
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Dog friendly patio

The Dog Bar

3307 N. Davidson Street,
Charlotte, NC
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The place for animal lovers in Charlotte, The Dog Bar is located in the hip, artsy NoDa neighborhood. This pub welcomes all sizes and breeds of dogs, and owners have to show proof of a rabies vaccination when they bring the pooch in for the first time. After that, the dogs have the run of the place, and they can roam all over the fenced in yard. The Dog Bar doesn't serve food, but you can order from any of the nearby restaurants.

Sycamore Brewing

2161 Hawkins St.,
Charlotte, NC
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Outdoor seating allows dogs

North Sycamore Brewing

2161 Hawkins St,
Charlotte, NC
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Dogs are welcome.

Lucky Lou's

5124 Park Rd,
Charlotte, NC
Lucky Lou's serves tavern burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, tacos, and flatbread pizza. Covered shaded patio is dog friendly.

Hickory Tavern

11504 Providence Rd,
Charlotte, NC
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The fenced-in patio is dog friendly and a perfect spot to watch a game.

Brooklyn Pizza Parlor

7725 Colony Rd,
Charlotte, NC
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Outdoor seating is dog-friendly.

Zada Janes Corner Café

1601 Central Ave,
Charlotte, NC
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Water for your dog when sitting outside.

Sir Edmond Halley's

4151 Park Rd,
Charlotte, NC
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Has a patio where dogs are welcome.

Zoe's Kitchen

9848 Rea Road,
Charlotte, NC
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Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on the patio.

Mellow Mushroom

14835 Ballantyne Village Way,
Charlotte, NC
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Mellow Mushroom is dog friendly.

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Raleigh, NC 27626

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