Dog-Friendly Restaurants in the CSRA
Warm weather and sunny days means spending more time outdoors. It is always fun to dine outdoors during warmer months and enjoy a little Vitamin D with your meal. If you’re spending the time outside, why not bring your furry family member along? Here are a few restaurants in the area that it’s safe to bring your pup to.
Nacho Mama’s, 976 Broad Street, Augusta
Nacho Mama’s is a hot spot downtown for good Mexican food and drinks. The atmosphere is fun and laid-back, so it’s a great spot to eat outdoors with your dog(s).
The Pizza Joint, 1245 Broad Street, Augusta
A few blocks down from Nacho Mama’s is the Pizza Joint, Augusta’s New York-style pizzeria. The dough is made from scratch each day and there is a large variety of flavors as well as calzones and sandwiches. The patio is dog-friendly and is open from 11:00 am-midnight each day.
Big Daddy’s Bar & Grill, 4045 Jimmie Dyess Parkway, Augusta
Big Daddy’s serves a huge variety of delicious bar food. There are quesadillas, steaks, salads, burgers and more. An outdoor table is the perfect spot to dine with the pup and Big Daddy’s will even provide fresh water for them to enjoy! They are open daily from 11:00 am-10:00 pm.
Manuel’s Bread Cafe, 505 Railroad Avenue, North Augusta
For a tasty upscale option, visit Manuel’s in Hammond’s Ferry. The New American cuisine is packed in a French Bistro setting with outdoor dining for guests with dogs. They are open from 11:00 am-10:00 pm Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am-10:00 pm Friday-Saturday, and 11:30 am-10:00 pm Sunday.
The Larder, 89 Crystal Lake Drive, North Augusta
Enjoy bistro-style tapas in a contemporary deli atmosphere with outdoor dining. Offerings include bagels, ham and cheese croissants, salads, Cubano sandwiches and charcuterie. There is also a great drink selection. They are open Tuesday-Friday from 10:00 am-11:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am-11:00 pm.
New Moon Cafe, 116 Laurens Street NW, Aiken
Head to Aiken for a wonderful breakfast, brunch or lunch experience at New Moon Cafe. They are open Monday-Friday from 7:00 am-5:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am-6:00 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am-2:00 pm. You can try their bagels, paninis, salads and more.
Casa Bella, 120 Chesterfield Street S, Aiken
Enjoy an Italian meal on the outdoor patio with your pet at Casa Bella. They serve pasta, steaks, seafood and wine as well as other bar drinks. They are open each day for dinner from 5:00 pm-10:00 pm.