Dining out is even more special when you can share the experience with your best friend. Our real estate agents have put together a list of their favorite dog-friendly restaurants in the Southport area.
- Fishy Fishy Café - 106 Yacht Basin Dr., Southport, NC 28461
Seafood is the centerpiece of North Carolina cuisine, and it doesn't get better than Fishy Fishy Café. Dine on coconut shrimp, lobster mac and cheese or Cajun crab cakes as you and Fido enjoy a stunning sunset view from the waterfront deck. Stop in after a Saturday of touring Southport homes for sale to get the prime rib special. Hours are 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily except Friday and Saturday when closing time is 9 p.m.
- Oliver's on the Cape Fear - 101 W. Bay St., Southport, NC 28461
Oliver's on the Cape Fear is designed to provide an elegant mix of upscale dining with Southern charm and hospitality. Located on a historic piece of land, Oliver's is noted for gracious service and first-class dishes such as their signature Maine lobster bisque. Whether you're inside or out on the patio with your pooch, every table has an exquisite ocean view. Oliver's is open 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
- South Beach Grill - 100 S. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
For more than 20 years, South Beach Grill has satisfied customers around Wrightsville Beach homes for sale with its locally-sourced, surf-and-turf-focused menu. If you have food sensitivities, gluten-free and gluten-reduced options include brown rice flour for fried seafood. South Beach Grill opens for dinner at 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, and lunch is served starting at 11 a.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
- SeaWitch Café and Tiki Bar - 227 Carolina Beach Ave. N., Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Locals and tourists alike often refer to SeaWitch Café and Tiki Bar as a "hidden paradise" just minutes from Carolina Beach homes for sale. Chill out with your pet on the spacious customized deck built around huge palm trees. The menu of appetizers, burgers, and sandwiches suits SeaWitch's casual vibe. Head back in the evening with your two-legged pals for a fun night of drinks and live music. Hours at SeaWitch are 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon - 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
- Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill - 701 N. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, NC 28428
With 30+ big-screen TVs and a variety of activities like cornhole and volleyball, Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill is more than just a restaurant. The outdoor space features generous seating along with a tiki bar. Lazy Pirate is open 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon-midnight Friday and Saturday and noon - 11 p.m. Monday.
- Shagger Jacks - 8004 E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island, NC 28451
The vacationers-turned-residents behind Shagger Jacks had a goal of creating a restaurant near Oak Island homes for sale that's "fresh, fun and easy to visit." Dogs and their humans are welcome on the outdoor deck, where you can choose from more than 50 varieties of beer to pair with your burger, taco, or flatbread pizza. Hours are 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. every day but Monday, and Shagger Jacks opens at 10 a.m. Sunday for brunch.
The Southport area is an excellent place for any family to call home. Contact us for all your real estate needs.