Dog Friendly Restaurants in Atlantic City, NJ

There are 10 pet friendly restaurants in Atlantic City that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Maynard's Cafe Located in Margate, across from the bay at 9306 Amherst Ave, Maynard's Starlite Garden welcomes diners with food, beverages, music, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Menu includes steamed clams, crab fritters, wings, cheesesteaks, shrimp and grits, crispy fish tacos, and burgers. See Details
Back Bay BBQ Roadside BBQ shack serves ribs, chicken, pulled pork, and savory sides like cowboy beans, corn on the cob, and mac and cheese. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. 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
Ocean City's Island Grill Seafood & Steak House If you're looking for a delicious seafood meal, then you've got to check out Ocean City's Island Grill Seafood and Steak House. They allow dogs during lunch and early dinner, but request that you don't bring a dog during busy rushes. Stop by for their early bird special from 3:30-5:30pm and enjoy an entree, salad or clam chowder, and a dessert for .99. You'll be sure to love your fresh seafood dishes, all of which are made with high-quality ingredients. Ocean City's Island Grill is open from Sunday through Thursday from 8am-9pm, and Friday and Saturday from 8am-9:30pm. See Details
Kudos American Grill Kudos features a menu of edamame, sauteed crab cakes, and chicken Parmesan. Dogs are welcome on the wrap-around front porch. See Details
Henri's Bar Located outside of Braca's Cafe, Henri's Bar serves a tasty variety of bistro style American and Italian eats in a casual and lively setting that offers dog-friendly outdoor seating during lunch hours. A menu of flavorful dishes includes spinach salad, PEI mussels, baby crab cakes, pasta bowls, meatball or chicken parm sandwiches, and Black Angus burgers. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at outside tables until 4pm. Henri's Bar is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 2am, Saturday 10am to 2am, and Sunday 11am to 9pm. 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
Jon & Patty's Coffee Bar & Bistro You can't possibly go wrong with Jon & Patty's Coffee Bar & Bistro, which has four pet-friendly outdoor tables. Jon & Patty's 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
Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light Fred and Ethel's Lantern Light is a Galloway staple and a popular meeting place for drinks. There are eight dog-friendly tables outside, but dogs are not allowed on the deck and must be leashed and sit on the outside of the small fence. They offer weekday lunch specials like Mexican Mondays or the Friday seafood nights, and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. Beer lovers will find eight brews on tap and a whole host of craft beers. The bar also serves a long list of house cocktails and a small wine menu. Fred and Ethel's Lantern Light serves lunch every day from 11:30amto 4:30pm and dinner from 4:30pm to 9:00pm. The tavern is open Sunday through Thursday until 10:00pm and Friday through Saturday until 12:00am. See Details
The Sand Bar at Engleside Inn The dining options at Engleside Inn include The Leeward Room for fine dining, the Engleside Sushi Bar, and the Sand Bar poolside dining. The outdoor seating around the pool offers lots of dog-friendly tables where you can enjoy cocktails, live music, and light bites with Fido. The Sand Bar serves small plates like shrimp poppers and Mexican fries along with salads, sandwiches, burgers, and wraps. There are several vegetarian options on the menu, too. The drink list features fruity favorites like the Milagro Agave Margarita or a frozen drink like the Beach Comber. The Sand Bar opens daily at 11:30am, weather permitting. See Details
Beach Haven Fishery Extensive menu includes clam chowder, lobster bisque, fried flounder, Alaskan king crab, and jumbo shrimp scampi. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Living on the Veg Great vegan and vegetarian food. Yummy fruit shakes and local personal staff. Dogs are welcome at picnic benches outside. Order inside at the counter and the food will be delivered outside. See Details
Stewart's Drive-In Love Elvis or Marilyn Monroe, then this 50's themed atmosphere is the right place for both you and you're dog. They have a wide selection of burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, wraps, cheesesteak, and salads. And don't forget to be sure to have their delicious homemade root beer and floats and other fountain classics from them where you can get nowhere else with you're very own souvenir mug. See Details