Dog Friendly Restaurants in Atlantic City, NJ

There are 11 pet friendly restaurants in Atlantic 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 Atlantic City. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery
Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery Located at the Atlantic City Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel, dog-friendly Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery offers delicious American food and drink in a lively and spacious setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. A menu chock-full of tasty eats includes cream of crab soup, crispy calamari, Buffalo wings, lobster ravioli, filet mignon, braised St. Louis style ribs, blackened chicken Alfredo, pub burgers, and cheesesteaks. Wash it all down with craft beer, wine, sangria, and classic cocktails. Dogs can join their owners in the deck seating area. See Details
Pet Friendly Back Bay Ale House
Back Bay Ale House The marina setting and large outdoor deck make Back Bay Ale House a popular hang out with a quaint, casual atmosphere. There are fourteen dog-friendly tables outside. The menu is bursting with local flavor featuring selections like the Old Bay fries, fried clams, crab cakes, and more. They also serve burgers, sandwiches, and seafood mains. One of their most popular offerings are the Basin Masons - mason jars with creative adult mixed beverages like the Rum Runner or a classic Long Island Iced Tea. Back Bay Ale House is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm with the kitchen closing an hour before close each night. See Details
Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House Vagabond Kitchen and Tap House in Atlantic City hosts a large number of craft brews on tap and signature sandwiches to fill you up. There is ample room for Fido at their fourteen dog-friendly tables outside. Their menu highlights their special fry plates like the East Coast Loaded Fries with bacon, bacon sour cream, and spicy ranch aioli. The sandwiches and burgers are diverse and unique from options like the Homemade Veggie Burger to the Mother Clucker. This location is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 2am and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 4am. See Details
Bourre Bourre is a dog-friendly Cajun barbecue restaurant in Atlantic City, NJ. Your leashed, friendly dog is welcome to join you at an outdoor table with umbrellas on the patio. Try their Dixie chicken, NOLA burger, swamp pasta, or pulled pork while you're visiting! See Details
Ruth's Chris Steak House Ruth's Chris Steak House, located in Atlantic City, is a classy eatery that serves upscale steakhouse fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, steaks, chops, seafood, 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 glass of wine and an order of the Crispy Lobster Tail - cold water lobster tail, lightly fried and tossed in a spicy cream sauce, with jalapeno pepper jam drizzle and tangy cucumber salad. Next, tuck into the 16oz Bone-In Filet Oscar Style - topped with jumbo lump crab, asparagus, and housemade bearnaise sauce. Or go for the Chilean Sea Bass served over a sweet potato-pineapple hash and topped with citrus-coconut butter. See Details
Harry's Oyster Bar & Seafood Harry's Oyster Bar and Seafood sets the mood with maritime decor and a large menu of seafood standards. Fido can dive in with you at one of their twelve dog-friendly tables so long as the weather is nice. The raw bar serves oysters of all kinds, clams, shrimp, lobster, and more. Elsewhere on the menu is a number of sandwiches, chowders, house specials, and fresh catches. Harry's also hosts a full bar with beers, seasonal cocktails, and frozen favorites. Harry's Oyster Bar and Seafood is open Sunday through Thursday from 12:00pm to 10:30pm and Friday through Saturday from 12:00pm to 11:30pm. See Details
Formica Bros. Bakery The Formica Bros. Bakery in Atlantic City is a classic Italian bakery where you'll find almost every bread, roll, or pastry you could hope for. There are three dog-friendly tables available outside weather permitting. Their bread options include dinner rolls, panninis, baguettes, and much more. They also serve biscotti from large to mini sized, cakes, muffins, pound cakes, and various cafe drinks. This location is open daily from 7am to 4pm. See Details
Johnny Rockets Johnny Rockets on Boardwalk blasts American food out of their kitchen onto your plates. These burger specialists are proud to be a throwback to yesteryear, serving burgers, shakes, and fries to all of their customers around the world. At this location, you and Fido will find dog-friendly tables outside, so Fido can relax with you while you sink your teeth into a Spicy Houston burger: loaded with spicy jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, crisp leaf lettuce, fresh tomato, and smokin' chipotle ranch. You can accompany your burger with a hand-spun milkshake made with premium vanilla ice cream and whole milk. See Details
Starbucks Whether you are getting your early morning coffee fix or fueling up for a late night, Starbucks has you covered. This location on Boardwalk in Atlantic City provides four tables with dog-friendly seating. The vast menu includes a broad range of coffee drinks, tea, cold brews, and their popular Frappuccino in tons of customizable flavors. Don't forget to ask for a Puppuccino just for Fido! You can also find a light bite with breakfast options, sandwiches, bagels, parfaits, protein boxes, and baked treats. 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
Hard Rock Cafe Hard Rock Cafe, located in Atlantic City, is a well-known bar and eatery that serves up a menu packed full of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their fifteen pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Classic Nachos - tortilla chips loaded with three bean mix, Monterey jack, cheddar, pico de gallo, jalapenos, green onions, sour cream, and guacamole. Next, chow down on the Twisted Mac, Chicken, and Cheese - Cavatappi macaroni in a three-cheese sauce with roasted red peppers, topped with parmesan parsley breadcrumbs and grilled chicken. Or go for the unique Cauliflower Burger - a house-made patty of cauliflower, garlic, goat cheese, oregano, and breadcrumbs, topped with grilled zucchini, squash, Monterey jack cheese, arugula, tomatoes, and garlic aioli! See Details
Hooters Hooters, located in Atlantic City, is a well-known bar and eatery that offers up an array of tasty pub grub served by the famed Hooters Girls. Choose from menu options including appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Tex Mex Nachos - fresh chips topped with cheese, chili, guacamole, lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapenos, sour cream, and zesty chipotle sauce. Next, chow down on the Baja Fish Tacos with grilled or crispy fish, pico de gallo, fresh cabbage, and special sauce. Or go for the Texas Cheesesteak Sandwich with steak, sauteed onions, green peppers, mushrooms, provolone cheese, queso, Daytona Beach sauce, pico de gallo, and sliced jalapenos! See Details
Jon & Patty's Coffee Bar & Bistro Jon & Patty's Coffee Bar & Bistro in Ocean City, NJ, welcomes Fido at pet-friendly outdoor tables. This restaurant was ranked one of the absolute best restaurants in Ocean City and has won numerous awards for their food and service. They pride themselves on classic American food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which includes homemade soups, burgers, breakfast sandwiches, and their famous fish tacos, which were featured in the Jersey Shore cookbook. See Details
The Chatterbox Chatterbox offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner offerings, but specializes in milkshakes, floats, and ice cream sundaes. Covered outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Arlene's Arlene's is the place to go in Ocean City, NJ, if you're looking for a delicious and reasonably priced breakfast or lunch. They have a few pet-friendly outdoor tables and would be happy to provide a water bowl for your thirsty dog. Arlene's specializes in American comfort food, including pancakes and omelets, as well as homemade soups and homemade entrees. There are plenty of healthy options, as well as gluten free options, for diners with dietary restrictions. See Details
Yianni's Cafe Yianni's Cafe offer fresh selections with some inspiration from the Mediterranean. The cafe offers eight dog-friendly tables. Their menu includes an expansive breakfast section featuring fresh smoothies, omelets, and sandwiches. Many of their menu items are gluten free or can be made so upon request. The lunch options range from steak sandwiches and wraps to burgers and quesadillas. Yianni's Cafe in Brigantine is open daily from 6:30am to 4:00pm. See Details
Yianni's Cafe If you're looking for a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, then you've got to try Yianni's Cafe. They have five pet-friendly outdoor tables, which are open during warm weather. They pride themselves on having the very best bagels at the shore, and specialize in Green and American cuisine. Try Greek favorites like the chicken souvlaki platter, or go for an American favorite like a burger or classic sandwich. See Details
C J's Corner Grill C J's Corner Grill is an intimate bistro for locals and tourists alike in Somers Point, NJ. Their menu features daily breakfast and lunch specials along with a selection of BBQ and smoked meats. Six dog-friendly picnic tables beside the grill. See Details
Country Kettle Chowda Country Kettle Chowda is located at the Bay Village outdoor shopping complex where there are plenty of communal, dog-friendly tables. This shop specializes in soups and chowder with hot options like New England clam chowder and lobster bisque. When it's hot out, their cool gazpacho can be a refreshing meal. You can order it in a cup or add to the flavor with one of the bread bowls. Be sure to ask about the soup of the day, too! The entire shopping center is pet-friendly so you and your pooch are welcome to roam around after you eat. Country Kettle Chowda is open daily from 10am to 11pm. See Details
Sunrise Cafe of Ocean City Sunrise Café opened in 2013 with the hopes of bringing residents and vacationers a place to enjoy home cooking by the beach. The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch daily in the heart of downtown Ocean City New Jersey. The outdoor patio is dog friendly. See Details
Johnny's Cafe & Bar Johnny's Cafe and Bar offers four dog-friendly tables outside during lunch only. The lunch menu features salads, sandwiches, seafood, and house specials like the BBQ Meatloaf. The sandwiches include classics like the turkey club and originals like the Pop Pop's Lunch open faced sandwich with Italian sausage, roasted peppers, onions, and scrambled eggs. Johnny's Cafe is open Sunday through Thursday from 7am to 10pm and Friday through Saturday from 7am to 2am. Lunch is served daily from 11am to 3pm. See Details
Wally's Restaurant Wally's Restaurant is a dog-friendly American restaurant in Surf City, NC where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table or on the patio. Wally's Restaurant is well-known for providing elevated dishes for all dietary types: gluten-free, vegan, family-friendly, and the like. See Details
La PizzaTega La PizzaTega offers two dog-friendly tables and a diverse menu of Italian comfort food. Some of the specials include the involtini, a ribbon-like pasta which is stuffed with various fillings and then rolled up. You'll find standard pasta dishes, pizzas, and sandwiches along with unique options like the cheesesteak pizza or the house ""tega"" pizzas with abundant toppings. La PizzaTega is available for dine in, take out, or delivery to suit your schedule." See Details
The Pirates Den The Pirates Den is a Brigantine institution with ten dog-friendly tables under their awning. The restaurant is just a short walk from the Brigantine Dog Beach making it a great place to fuel up with Fido before hitting the sand. They offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with early bird specials daily from 3:00pm to 5:30pm. Breakfast is served daily until 2:30pm with all the trimmings you could hope for from pancakes and waffles to eggs and pastries. Later in the day, you can chow down on burgers, seafood, steak sandwiches, and Italian favorites. The Pirates Den is open daily from 7:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Cool Beans Coffee Shop Located in Bay Village at 9th and LBI Blvd in the middle of lots of shops and food options. Picnic benches outside to eat with dogs. Grab a coffee or chowder next door. There is even an unofficial dog beach at the bay side to the south of Taylor Ave. See Details