Life is better with a dog, yet many places still restrict dogs both in and outside of their establishments. We have gathered a list of businesses that are dog friendly and welcome your four-legged family member either on their patio or inside their store! You can enjoy The Queen City with your pooch running errands, shopping, swimming, eating and having a drink!

Bringing your dog to a wide variety of places will make for a very well trained dog in any scenario. Just like in sports – your dog definitely has home team advantage at your house and neighborhood and in lessons with your trainer as these are set-up scenarios and distractions are typically at a minimum. When your dog enters the world of new sights, smells and sounds it seems like many dogs “forget” their commands – however this is not the case, you just have been trumped by something more exciting! Instead of becoming frustrated, take a step back in your training to help your dog understand that once a cue is given, it is expected in every environment. Use treats, toy and lots of praise to help your dog out even if these rewards have been taken out of your training at home. You are in a new area and your dog should want to listen to you as you = good stuff happening. The more practice you and your dog get – the better he will listen in any environment you put him in! If you are really struggling with getting your dog to listen – go to a quieter place to ask him to complete the cue then call it a lesson and head home. Enjoy this beautiful city with your well mannered UberDog!

Bull Dog Beer & Wine: 2447 Park Rd Charlotte
Cougar Run Winery: 363 Church St North Concord
Crafty Beer Guys: 114 South Old Statesville Rd Huntersville
The Grapevine of Fort Mill: 1012 Market St #105 Fort Mill
Heist Brewery: 2909 North Davidson St #200 Charlotte
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: 215 Southside Dr Charlotte
Triple C Brewery: 2900 Griffith St Charlotte
The Unknown Brewery: 1327 South Mint St Charlotte
Wine Vault: 9009 JM Keynes Dr #1 Charlotte

If you enjoy wine tasting many of the vineyards throughout NC are extremely dog friendly!*

18 Asian & Sushi Bar: 9935 Rea Rd Charlotte
7th Street Market: 224 East 7th St Charlotte
Angry Ale’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill: 1660 Montford Dr Charlotte
Beef O’Brady’s: 940 Market St Fort Mill SC
Boardwalk Billy’s: 9005-2 JM Keynes Dr Charlotte
Brixx Pizza: Charlotte
Dilworth Coffee: Charlotte, Matthews & Huntersville
Food Truck Friday: 1616 Camden Rd Charlotte
Icehouse: 2100 South Blvd Charlotte
The Liberty: 1812 South Blvd Charlotte
Mac’s BBQ: Charlotte & Lake Norman
Mellow Mushroom
Newk’s Cafe: 9815 Rea Rd & 101 North Tryon St Charlotte
The Pizza Peel: 4422 Colwick Rd Charlotte
Smelly Car Coffee House: 514 E 36th St Charlotte
Southsiders Public House: 113 East North Main St Waxhaw
Sushi 101: Charlotte, Huntersville, Ballantyne
The Common MarketL 1515 S Tryon St Charlotte
Terrace Cafe: 4625 Piedmont Row Dr & 14815 Ballantyne Village Way Suite 150 Charlotte
Thomas Street Tavern: 1218 Thomas Ave Charlotte
Tupelo Honey Cafe: 1820 South Blvd Charlotte
Zada Janes: 1601 Central Ave Charlotte
Zoe’s Kitchen: Charlotte

Barbara’s Canine Cafe: 125 Remount Rd Charlotte
Blackhawk Hardware: 4225 Park Road Shopping Center Charlotte
The Carolina Country Store: 9510 Charlotte Hwy Fort Mill SC
Dog Supplies Warehouse: 11136 Sam Furr Rd Huntersville
Europa Sports Products: 11401 Granite St Charlotte
Great Outdoor Provision Company: 4341 Park Rd Charlotte
Home Depot
Lowes Home Improvement Stores
Orvis Company Store: 6800 Phillip’s Place Suite F Charlotte
Park Road Books: 4139 Park Rd Charlotte
Tractor Supply: 104 Commercial Park Dr Concord
Try Sports: 721 Governor Morrison St #150 Charlotte & 9816 Rea Rd Charlotte
Urban Outfitters: 4400 Sharon Rd Charlotte
US National White Water Center: 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy Charlotte
Visart Video: 1945 East 7th St Charlotte

Various banks also allow dogs inside*

Anne Springs Close Greenway: 250 Dairy Barn Ln Fort Mill SC
Cane Creek Park: 5213 Harkey Rd Waxhaw
Lake Norman State Park: 159 Inland Sea Ln Troutman
Latta Plantation: 5225 Sample Rd Huntersville
McDowell Nature Preserve: 15222 York Rd Charlotte
Mountain Island Park: 2717 Mountain Island Hwy Mount Holly
Ramsey Creek Park: 18441 Nantz Rd Cornelius (Park in the lot where all the boat trailers are. walk down the embankment right by the parking lot and you will see a small sandy shore)
Sliding Rock: U.S. 276 Pisgah Forest
US National White Water Center: 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy Charlotte