If your furbaby is your bestie and you never leave home without him or her, you'll be happy to know about the many pet-friendly restaurants in Blairsville, GA! From Mexican and Italian food to BBQ and Southern cooking, there is a variety of places to eat without leaving your furry friend behind.
40 Earnest Street, Blairsville, GA - (706) 705-5329
One of the few Blairsville dining options that's open 7 days a week, Blairsville Restaurant Grits & Greens serves classic Southern fare plus some clever twists like "Major Mother Clucker" (spicy fried chicken, collard greens, pimento cheese, and bacon on a brioche bun, served with fries or tots) and "515 Pileup" (homefries, grilled onions, bell peppers, cheddar, bacon, 2 fried eggs, and sausage gravy). Dine on their patio with your favorite furbaby for some fresh food and some fresh mountain air!
44 Town Sq A, Blairsville, GA - (706) 745-0073
A Blairsville staple for hot and cold caffeinated beverages, Cabin Coffee Co. serves breakfast and lunch options to locals and passer-throughs 6 days a week. On most days you'll find a bowl of water sitting out for thirsty pooches who enjoy the break in the day of a busy mountain life with their owner.
4971 Gainesville Highway, Blairsville, GA - (706) 835-7427
Awarded with "Best of Georgia 2022" by the Georgia Business Journal, Jim's Smokin' Que serves topnotch BBQ and all the fixings in a cozy atmosphere that welcomes pets on their huge outdoor deck or covered front porch. The restaurant uses indigenous hardwoods to smoke their mouth-watering ribs and chicken and, as their tagline boasts, "you can smell their butts for miles". Aside from BBQ, guests can also enjoy a varied menu that includes sandwiches, wings, sausages, and classic sides like baked beans, coleslaw, and potato salad.
17 Merchants Walk, Blairsville, GA - (706) 487-4231
Lucky's Taqueria & Cantina is a lively Mexican restaurant with a large dog-friendly patio. Their tacos, burritos, and fajitas are anything but ordinary. Vegans will feel right at home with a variety of options to suit them. Try their highly recommended nachos, queso, and one of their homemade salsas, and pair your meal with one of their amazing cocktails from their full bar. This Blairsville hotspot is known to have live music from local acts that really get the place hopping so be sure to follow them on Facebook for dates and times!
53 Merchants Walk, Blairsville, GA - (706) 745-0511
Lala's Kitchen in the Mountains takes diners on a flavorful journey with its diverse menu featuring authentic Latin American dishes. With offerings like Big Al's Havana Club, slow-roasted Ecuadorian pork, and Cuban sandwiches (which are out of this world!), Lala's offers a world of culinary delights in the mountains of north Georgia. Their outdoor seating area welcome pet owners to enjoy a flavorful meal while watching their animal companions.
6C Town Square, Blairsville, GA - (706) 400-5603
At Michaelee's Italian Life Caffe, you'll feel like you've stepped into Italy with its authentic menu made superb by their use of imported pasta, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and Parmigiano Reggiano. Dine al fresco and enjoy their reinterpreted classic Italian menu that includes favorites such as Tortelloni Bolognese, Grilled Chicken Carbonara, and Chicken Picatta. Enjoy amazing cuisine outside on one of their cafe tables where you and your furry bestie can dine in the fresh mountain air!
53 Merchants Walk, Suite A, Blairsville, GA - (706) 222-3818
There's pizza and then there's gourmet pizza! Fairly new to the Blairsville restaurant scene is Pizza Belly, purveyors of wood-fired pizza in an assortment of specialty pizzas as well as build-your-own. You'll also find a wide range of specialty breads and salads. But no matter what you order, you and your furry friends are welcome outside at one of their cafe tables.
24 Scott Drive, Blairsville, GA - (706) 745-0232
One of Blairsville's favorite spots for pizza, pasta, and subs, Sicily's has a wide variety of cuisine outside of their namesake including country-style breakfast, smash burgers, chicken wings, and a full bar. Their covered outdoor patio is the largest in town and offers a relaxing atmosphere for you and your furbaby. Checkout their menu on Facebook and see how they offer something for everyone!
40 Earnest Street, Blairsville, GA - (706) 897-3406
Voted "Best BBQ in Blairsville", Smokeout BBQ isn't your average BBQ joint. With menu items such as a BBQ Parfait (an 8 oz. cup of pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, collard greens, and topped with their housemade BBQ sauce) and Whiskey Baked Beans made with Grandaddy Mimms Whiskey, another local favorite, Smokeout needs to be on your list of places to visit. Especially with their pet-friendly porch where you may want to "accidentally drop" a piece of shredded pork to your favorite four-legged friend.
12 B Town Square, Blairsville, GA - (706) 745-5888
Start your day right with The Hole in the Wall, where homemade meals and small-town charm greet you with open arms! And the best part? Classic Southern breakfast dishes are available all day long, and pets are welcome at outdoor tables. Moreover, the hardworking staff is always ready to make your visit extra special. Blairsville's oldest dining option never disappoints!
Blairsville is full of the friendliest people around but stop by one of these restaurants with your furbaby and you're sure to make a new friend! You'll soon see how this town LOVES pets!
LOCAL TIP: Keep an eye out for the town's unofficial mayor, Miller (left) who can be seen watching over the activities on the square from his perch at The Seasons Inn Motel & Plaza.