Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Jersey City, NJ

There are 16 pet friendly American restaurants in Jersey City that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help to decide where to eat? Here’s a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Jersey City. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Brightside Tavern
Brightside Tavern Brightside serves burgers, wings, pizza, and entrees like meatloaf and grilled skirt steak. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs.

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Pet Friendly Ed & Mary's
Ed & Mary's Ed & Mary's is Jersey City's friendliest hangout with a warm and intimate vibe. Dinner menu offers pizza, pasta, burgers, & more and mouthwatering desserts. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Frankie Frankie is an Australian-American fusion dog-friendly restaurant in Jersey City, NJ. Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio for Australian cuisine, natural wines, and house-crafted cocktails. Try their coconut green curry, pea and chive dumplings, and steak and onion pie when you're there! See Details
Wonder Bagels The dog-friendly Wonder Bagels has perfected the art of hand-made bagels, ensuring a crisp exterior and fluffy interior in all their creations. But tasty bagels aren't the only offerings on the menu -- choose from delicious fare such as three-egg omelettes, steak and egg wraps, Buffalo chicken wraps, Cuban paninis, gyros, and veggie quesadillas. Open daily 5am to 3:30pm. See Details
The Kitchen Step The Kitchen Step offers New American cuisine inspired by classic dishes from southern Italy. There are ten dog-friendly tables on the patio where your pup is welcome to sit leashed on the other side of the small fence next to your table. The dinner menu features small plates like their crispy fish tacos and larger mains like the pomegranate-chili glazed pork chop. Vegetarians will find plenty of options, too, like the ricotta gnocchi. Brunch is served Saturday from 11am to 3pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. The Kitchen Step provides a diverse list of cocktails, beer, and wine, too. They are open Tuesday through Thursday from 45pm to 10pm and Friday from 5pm to 11pm. Dinner is served Saturday from 5pm to 11pm and Sunday from 5pm to 9pm. See Details
Amelia's Bistro Amelia's Bistro specializes in reliable comfort food, offering scenic views of the New York skyline and dog-friendly outdoor tables in an upbeat atmosphere. Enjoy tapas, crostinis, flatbreads, entree salads, sliders, and large plates like Maine lobster risotto, braised beef short ribs, and penne and sweet sausage. See Details
Left Bank Burger Bar Left Bank Burger Bar specializes in gourmet burgers with an eclectic selection of house creations. There are six dog-friendly tables outside with seating for up to sixteen guests. Their specialty burgers come with their classic house blend beef patties as well as tuna, lamb, black bean patties and more. If you're feeling creative, you can create your own burger from their selection of patties, cheeses, toppings, and sauces. The drink menu is just as diverse with a wide selection of shots, cocktails, beers, and wine. Happy hour is Monday through Friday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Left Bank Burger Bar is open Sunday through Thursdayf rom 11:30am to 10:00pm and Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 11:00pm. See Details
Latham House Latham House, located in Jersey City, NJ, is a trendy eatery that serves up contemporary American cuisine. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Lemon Garlic Octopus with spicy chickpea puree, arugula, olives, tomato, and onions. Next, chow down on the Vegetable Green Curry with local exotic mushrooms, seasonal veggies, red pepper, zucchini, coconut milk, jasmine rice, crispy rice noodles, and your choice of wild Scottish salmon, shrimp, or pulled organic chicken. Or go for the Crispy Chicken Club Sandwich with crispy chicken, avocado, bacon, and fresh herb mayo on a brioche roll. Latham House is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10:30pm, Saturday from 10am to 10pm, and Sunday from 10am to 2:45pm. See Details
Fox and Crow Fox and Crow is a quirky parlour with a penchant for live music and creative eats. They offer dog-friendly seating at their three outdoor tables. The menu is composed of artisan pub fare like the Krabby Patty sandwich and the Cheese Me Please Me grilled cheese. Brunch is served on the weekends from 11am to 3pm with tasty selections like the smoked salmon hash. The bar serves a wide selection of cocktails and craft beer. Fox and Crow is open Monday thorugh Wednesday from 5pm to 12am, Thursday through Friday from 5pm to 2am, Saturday from 12pm to 2am, and Sunday from 12pm to 12am. See Details
Greene Hook Greene Hook is a contemporary, American restaurant and bar that features seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms. They offer sixteen dog-friendly tables when the weather is nice where you are welcome to dine with your leashed pup. The menu includes sophisticated flavors in simple dishes like the Jerusalem Artichoke with stuffed squash blossoms or the Hook Burger. Greene Hook offers a full bar with large selection of cocktails, wine, and craft beer. They are open Monday through Wednesday from 11:00am to 1:00am, Thursday from 11:00am to 2:00am, Friday from 11:00am to 3:00am, Saturday from 10:30am to 3:00am, and Sunday from 10:30am to 1:00am. See Details
Hudson's Grill Hudson's Grill is a classic sandwich shop where you'll find eight dog-friendly tables during the summer. They offer a large menu of gourmet soups, salads, and sandwiches with popular options like the I Love NY or the White Collar Philly. Other sandwiches feature chicken, tuna, vegetables, and cheese to appeal to both carnivores and vegetarians. If nothing on the menu quite suits your fancy, you can create your own sandwich or wrap with your favorite ingredients. Hudson's Grill is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 4:00pm. See Details
John's Kitchen Cafe John's Kitchen Cafe is a casual neighborhood restaurant that offers delivery and dine in. There are a several pet-friendly tables out front on their patio where you can sit with Fido. The menu covers familiar favorites like bagels, omelets, sandwiches, burgers, and pasta. Their signature entrees include options like Maryland crab cakes and old fashioned corned beef. John's Kitchen Cafe welcomes BYOB and is open daily from 8am to 12am. See Details
Cosi Cosi is a dog-friendly restaurant centered around a centuries-old flatbread recipe made every twenty minutes. Visitors to Jersey City wanting to dig into a fresh sandwich can head to one of Cosi's outdoor tables to enjoy alongside Fido. Cosi's menu is comprised of hearty soups, salads, snacks, and sandwiches such as Pesto Chicken, Buffalo Bleu, Hummus and Veggie, and Tuna. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in brownie bites, cookies or cake. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
Au Bon Pain Meaning, 'from good bread,' Au Bon Pain is a dog-friendly cafe serving fresh ingredients to Jersey City locals and tourists alike. Visitors to Au Bon Pain on Hudson Street can bring Fido and head to one of its outdoor tables to enjoy a Veggie and Hummus wrap stuffed with hummus, cucumbers, roasted tomatoes, carrots, chickpeas, romaine, field greens, fresh basil, feta, and balsamic vinaigrette. The cafe's menu includes breakfast items, signature sandwiches, oven-hot sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads, and baked goods such as breads, croissants, bagels, muffins, scones, bon tarts, cookies, danishes, cupcakes, brownies, and 'other goodies' such as Lemon Pound Cake, Marble Pound Cake, a Pecan Roll, and Cinnamon Swirl Roll. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
White Mana Diner White Mana Diner, located in Jersey City, NJ, is a casual eatery that serves up classic American fare. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint, as they have a convenient walk-up window. White Mana Diner is open 24/7! See Details
Super Hero Sub Shop Super Hero Sub Shop hosts two dog-friendly tables where you and your pup can enjoy a sandwich or slice of pizza. They specialize in quick, casual fare like subs, paninis, wraps, and heros. Super Hero Sub Shop is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00am to 7:30pm. See Details
Mom's Kitchen & Bar Mom's Kitchen & Bar is a New American eatery located in Astoria, NY. Fido is welcome to join you at an outside table as you enjoy comfort food like Mom used to make. This dog-friendly restaurant offers all-day brunch, boozy drinks and more. Be sure to try a Bigmouth Shake like the Rainbow Bright, made with Fruity Pebbles and topped with a lollipop. See Details
Banc Cafe Banc Cafe is a great spot for lunch or brunch, serving an array of bar bites, small plates, and salads, plus burgers, quesadillas, and entrees such as braised lamb shank, skirt steak, shepherd's pie, and sauteed chicken over angel hair pasta. Dogs are welcome at patio tables. See Details
Buttermilk Channel Located in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood, Buttermilk Channel offers American cuisine in a comfortable location with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Menu features beer-steamed mussels, pan-seared cod, duck meatloaf, and grilled hanger steak. Serves dinner seven days a week at 5pm and weekend brunch. See Details
Boulevard Five 72 Located in the heart of town, Boulevard Five 72 is one of the finest North NJ restaurants, known for using farm fresh ingredients in innovative ways. Menu features shrimp corn chowder, wild mushroom ravioli, almond crusted cod, roasted Long Island duck breast, and dry-aged ribeye steak. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables during the summer.


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Avenue Bistro Pub Avenue Bistro Pub is a neighborhood favorite specializing in New American cuisine with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Menu includes Leggs Benedict (with lobster), grilled hanger steak, firecracker calamari, braised short ribs, and crab cake sandwiches. Open for lunch at 12pm, 10:30am for weekend brunch. See Details
Paragon Tap & Table Paragon Tap & Table in Clark, NJ serves flavorful gastropub cuisine in a contemporary, stylish setting that offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. A menu chock-full of delicious dishes includes flat iron steak salad, fried calamari, wings, spicy tuna poke, Buffalo chicken mac and cheese, seafood paella, grilled swordfish, chicken and waffles, and pulled duck quesadillas. Wash down the goodness with wine by the glass, specialty cocktails, or a wide selection of draft, bottled, and canned beer. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at outside tables. See Details
Building on Bond Menu includes smoked trout pate, flat iron steak, BBQ shrimp, and pork chops. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Winberie's Winberie's, located in Summit, NJ, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Choose from menu options including appetizers, small plates, salads, pasta, burgers, sandwiches, chicken, seafood, steak, veggies, barbecue, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Crispy Brussel Sprouts with sriracha plum aioli, toasted ginger sesame seeds, and cilantro. Next, dig into the Shrimp and Spinach Aglio Olio - gulf shrimp and spinach sauteed in olive oil and garlic, tossed with penne pasta, and topped with fresh tomatoes, feta cheese, butter, and roasted pine nuts. Or go for the Bacon ""Squared"" Burger - a grilled prime beef burger topped with crispy pork belly, melted jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and garlic aioli on ciabatta. Winberie's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 11pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 9pm." See Details