Dog Friendly American Restaurants in South Plainfield, NJ

There are 2 pet friendly American restaurants in South Plainfield that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 105 more nearby. Need help deciding 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 South Plainfield. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Mr. Subs
Mr. Subs Mr. Subs is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of menu options including subs, wraps, breakfast sandwiches, cheesesteaks, wings, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Pressed Ham Sub with pressed ham, salami, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, oregano, mayo, and hot relish, served with your choice of homemade potato salad, macaroni salad, or coleslaw. Mr. Subs is open Monday through Saturday from 7am to 8pm, and Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Five Guys
Five Guys Five Guys, located in South Plainfield, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Just Jakes Jake's offers burgers, flatbreads, quesadillas, ribeye, and grilled chicken caprese. Outside patio welcomes dogs. 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. See Details
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
The Cranbury Inn The Cranbury Inn draws a somewhat older crowd with their traditional American menu of crab cakes, three cheese onion soup, grilled filet mignon, stuffed pork chops, roast turkey, and lobster tails. The front porch tables are dog friendly. Get your appetite and your pooch and give it a try today! See Details
Chestnut Cafe & Eatery Fabulous food served in a charmingly unique environment. Dogs are welcome on the garden patio. See Details
The Station Ahi tuna sliders, grilled pizza, bowtie pasta, and chicken pot pie are just some of the tasty options available at The Station. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pj's Pancake House Pj's Pancake House in Princeton offers three pet-friendly tables outside during the summer. Although their name suggests breakfast, Pj's serves up lunch and dinner, too! Their breakfast menu highlights their famous pancakes with classic flavors like the old fashioned buttermilk to unique options apricot pecan or spicy apple. You'll also find eggs, waffles, French toast, yogurt, and gluten free selections. For lunch or dinner, Pj's has a wide selection of burgers, paninis, pasta, and various drinks. This location is open seven days a week from 7am to 10pm. See Details
South + Pine Leia Gaccione spent seven years as Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine for Bobby Flay at five of his fine dining restaurants before creating south + pine american eatery, where she invents creative dishes from seasonal ingredients in an inviting atmosphere. Bring Fido along to an expansive dog-friendly patio (20 tables!) while you select from a menu that includes veggie appetizers, salads, inventive meat-and-vegetable entrees, and vegetarian and vegan options. BYOB, or order from the nearby wine shop (they'll bring it to your table!), then try the Burrata appetizer with roasted carrots, sunflower granola, and balsamic honey redux, and go for the Grilled Salmon with coconut quinoa, beet and carrot salad. Add on a side order of Polenta Fries and go home happy. south + pine american eatery is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 4:00pm, for dinner on Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm (10:30pm on Friday and Saturday), and on Sunday evenings from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. A special brunch menu is available on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am to 3:30pm. See Details
Alfa Bagels Alfa Bagels are best known for their giant, homemade bagels which you can enjoy for a hearty breakfast or on a delicious sandwich. There are three dog-friendly tables outside so Fido can come along, too! Their bagel optins include plain, poppy, garlic, blueberry, pumpernickel, and more. Their breakfast menu includes sandwiches, omelets, pancakes, and other morning staples to get your day started off right. If you're on the hunt for lunch, Alfa Bagels offers tons of sandwiches, wraps, salads, and grilled entrees that are sure to please. The restaurant is open Mondaythrough Friday from 6am to 4pm, Saturday from 6am to 3pm, and Sunday from 7am to 2pm. See Details
Millburn Delicatessen Millburn Delicatessen is a hot spot for deli sandwiches with dog-friendly outdoor tables during the warm months. Choose from hearty homemade soups, grilled turkey wraps, Cubano sandwiches, chicken parm subs, signature salads, and world famous sloppy joes. Open everyday 8am to 6pm. See Details
Bob's Bagels Bob's Bagels is a deli and cafe with a laid back atmosphere. There is a small patio to the side with four dog-friendly tables where you can sit with your pup. The menu includes breakfast plates, bagels and housemade spreads, grilled options, and sandwiches. The bagel spreads include sweet selections like cream cheese and jelly and savory options like lox and whitefish salad. The grill offers hamburgers, cheesesteaks, grilled cheese, paninis, and more. You'll also find coffee, ice cream, and smoothies. Bob's Bagels is open Monday through Saturday from 5am to 8pm and Sunday from 5am to 5pm. See Details
Food Don't be fooled by the plain name, Food serves Thai grilled steak salads and albacore tuna sandwiches. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Boxcar Bar & Grill Causal eater serves salads, burgers, pizza, and hearty entrees like roasted chicken and pasta primavera. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
Au Bon Pain If your dog is okay with being tied to a table for a few minutes, you can run in and get a yummy sandwich, bowl of soup, or salad here. See Details
Paragon Tap & Table Paragon Tap & Table 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. Paragon Tap & Table is open from 11:30am to 1am Sunday through Thursday and 11:30am to 2am Friday and Saturday. See Details
The Committed Pig The Committed Pig serves a gourmet and diverse menu with a special focus on specialty burgers. This location in Morristown is pet-friendly with six tables outside for you and your pooch. The menu features burgers, grilled cheeses, pancakes, pork rolls, and more. Each burger is made with a special blend of short rib, hangar steak, and brisket blend for a juicy end product. Signature burgers include mouth-watering options like the Jersey Shore, the Steer Herder, and even a vegetarian Veggie Burger. Among their other menu items, The Committed Pig serves popular entrees like fish tacos and meatloaf. Brunch is a popular affair with decadent pancakes and French toast. See Details
Urban Table Urban Table takes a metropolitan approach to farm-fresh dining with an emphasis on seasonal produce from around the Garden State. This location in Basking Ridge has two dog-friendly tables where your pooch is welcome to join you. Urban Table's menus span across the day with breakfast bites, brunch, lunch options, and dinner choices to appeal to any palate. You'll find mains like the UT Curry Bowl or the Niman Farm Tri Tip Steak. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm. This location is open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 8am to 11pm, and Sunday from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Van Gogh's Ear Cafe Van Gogh's Ear Cafe is a retro-style American eatery serving up delicious fare in a cozy, comfortable setting. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, burritos, quesadillas, pizza, small plates, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a piping hot cup of joe, or a steamy loose-leaf tea and an order of the Ali Baba's Feast with toasted pita, hummus, garlic spread, tabbouleh, herbs, and spices. Next, chow down on the Shrimp Po'Boy with pan-roasted shrimp, sriracha coleslaw, guacamole, tomato, and greens on a baguette. Or go for the Black and Bleu Pizza topped with steak, caramelized onion, bleu cheese, and roasted potato. Van Gogh's Ear Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 12am, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 1am, and Sunday from 6pm to 12am. See Details
Burger Bros Burger Bros is known for their signature burgers, gourmet fries, and handspun shakes. The restaurant offers seven dog-friendly tables outside. The beef burgers include classics and house originals like the Mac Daddy with American cheese, smoked bacon, and macaroni and cheese. The menu also features Ocenaside Burgers with tuna, crab cakes, and salmon as well as turkey burgers and veggie burgers so diners of all preferences can dig in. The remainder of the menu is populated by wraps, salads, wings, and cheesesteaks. You can wrap it all up with a signature shake or nutritious smoothie. Burger Bros is open Sunday from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 10:00pm, and Friday through Saturday from 10:30am to 10:30pm. See Details
Urban Table Urban Table in Morristown dishes out trendy American grub in a modern setting. Bring Fido along to one of five dog-friendly outdoor tables and pick through the extensive breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner menus: try Avocado Toast smashed with lemon at breakfast, or the Breakfast Carb Share at brunch: French toast sticks, pancake, and waffle in a sampler-platter arrangement. Don't miss the Ginger Chopped Chicken Salad at lunchtime, made with cabbage, carrots, peanuts, sesame seeds, and soy ginger vinaigrette--and at dinner, the House-Made BBQ Niman Ranch Pork Chop with NJ corn-mashed potatoes and tempura scallions is popular. Urban Table is open from 8:00am to 10:00pm Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 11:00am and 4:00 to 11:00 pm on Friday, 8:00am to 11:00pm on Saturday, and 8:00am to 9:00pm on Sunday. See Details
PepperJack Grill PepperJack Grill, located in Staten Island, NY, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Sweet Chili Calamari tossed with cherry peppers and a sweet chili sauce. Next, chow down on the PJ Burger topped with bacon, pepper jack cheese, and apricot chipotle BBQ sauce, served with a pickle and your choice of side (fries, coleslaw, or mixed green salad.) Or go for the PJ's Eggplant Napoleon with layers of fried eggplant, mozzarella, sliced tomato, and arugula, topped with balsamic drizzle, served with a side of arugula, red onion, and pecorino salad with a sherry maple vinaigrette. PepperJack Grill is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 9pm, Thursday from 12pm to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. See Details
NICO Kitchen + Bar Lovers of the arts will also love NICO Kitchen + Bar, which has twelve pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal. Their outdoor seating opens with the season in mid-May and remains open throughout the warmest months. NICO is located right by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and they are fully aware that many of their customers are working under time constraints to avoid missing the show, so the staff has been trained to get your meal out to you quickly and efficiently. NICO is open from Monday through Thursday from 11:30am-9pm, Friday from 11:30am-11pm, and Saturday and Sunday in conjunction with performances. Happy hour is weeknights from 4-7pm. See Details