Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Union, NJ

There are 4 pet friendly American restaurants in Union that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 204 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 Union. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Van Gogh's Ear Cafe
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
Pet Friendly Cafe 401
Cafe 401 Cafe 401, located in Union, NJ, is a casual eatery serving up American cuisine with a Portuguese twist. Choose from menu options including breakfast sandwiches, muffins, baked goods, soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis, Portuguese platters, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Letigre Panini with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, smoked mozzarella, and BLT sauce on toasted whole wheat bread. Or go for the SoHo Panini with grilled chicken, avocado, roasted red peppers, fresh smoked mozzarella, and chipotle sauce. Cafe 401 is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 4:30pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8am to 4:30pm. See Details
Garden Restaurant Garden Restaurant, located in Union, NJ, is a casual American eatery serving up delicious fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pasta, seafood, lamb, steak, veal, poultry, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Smoked Salmon, thinly sliced and served with capers, diced onions, and horseradish cream. Next, chow down on the Veal Roulades rolled with spinach, sundried tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese in a Madeira wine sauce. Or go for the Tricolor Salad with Boston lettuce, endive, radicchio, candied walnuts, apples, and crumbled bleu cheese in a house vinaigrette. Garden Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10pm, Saturday from 4pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 3pm to 9pm. See Details
TGI Fridays TGI Fridays provides a diverse menu with familiar favorites sure to please your whole pack. You can bring Fido to this location on US-22 in Springfield Township where there are ten dog-friendly tables outside. The menu items range from wings and salads to burgers and sandwiches. Signature mains include plates like ribs, chicken fingers, salmon, and pasta. The beverage selection is eclectic and refreshing with cocktails and beer as well as non-alcoholic options like smoothies and slushes. 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
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
Cebu Bar & Bistro Cebu features an eclectic take on the usual bistro fare, offering “home style” cooking in a warm, stylish atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor seating for the last 15 years. Menu includes a raw bar, crispy tuna rolls, jumbo lump crab cakes, NY steak frites, lamb burgers, and buttermilk fried chicken. See Details
Hudson Tavern With views of the Empire State Building, Hudson Tavern offers a varied menu and a quality selection of beer and wine. Popular options include spicy chicken tacos, lump crab cake, Cajun catfish sandwiches, rustic penne, paella, lamb stew, and BBQ pork ribs. Call for hours of operation. See Details
Missy's Main Street Cafe Missy's serves a full breakfast, plus wraps, burgers, and cheesesteaks. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. Doggie menu and water bowls are available. 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
Fresh Salt Located in the 1885 Smokehouse building, Fresh Salt is an unpretentious neighborhood bar and restaurant with dog-friendly sidewalk tables. Enjoy tasty menu options such as homemade mac and cheese, hummus, quiche, pita melts, and meatloaf sandwiches, plus cocktails, beer, and wine. Opens at 11:30am during the week and 10:30am on weekends. See Details
Heights Cafe Heights Cafe is a cut above many diners with delicious food and warm sidewalk and rooftop seating that is welcoming to humans and dogs alike during the summer months. Choose from tasty dishes such as steamed PEI mussels, chopped Mediterranean salad, lobster mac and cheese, Texas style meatloaf, boneless southern fried chicken, and salmon burgers. Opens at noon Monday thru Friday, 11am on Saturday, 10am on Sunday. See Details
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
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
Chestnut Cafe & Eatery Fabulous food served in a charmingly unique environment. Dogs are welcome on the garden patio. 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
Bread Bread is a favorite spot for yummy sandwiches sure to bring a smile to your face. Dogs are allowed at the front outdoor tables. See Details
The Brass Rail The dog-friendly Brass Rail serves generous portions of tasty American classics in an inviting setting that melds old city with cosmopolitan. Menu features crispy calamari, lobster mac and cheese, grilled filet mignon, braised short ribs, cracked black pepper tuna, and spinach and artichoke ravioli. Great for romantic evening or bar hopping. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Cafeteria Comfort food is served fresh at Cafeteria, a swanky local favorite boasting a delicious dinner and brunch menu. Bring Fido for fresh water at a dog-friendly outdoor table. See Details
Doma Na Rohu Doma Na Rohu Cafe & Gallery offers a very Bohemian, West Village-like atmosphere with beautiful art on the walls and dog-friendly seating. The eclectic menu includes goulash, smoked duck leg, wild boar shank, stuffed squash, and turkey schnitzel. Opens at 8am daily. See Details
North End Cafe North End Cafe has dog-friendly seating with treats for Firdo, along with plenty of human food too. 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