Dog Friendly Restaurants in Cape May, NJ

There are 28 pet friendly restaurants in Cape May 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 Cape May. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Saltwater Cafe
Saltwater Cafe Dog friendly Saltwater Cafe in Cape May, NJ, is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Guests with dogs are seated on a beautiful covered patio surrounded by flower baskets. Friendly wait staff will bring bowls of water. Menu includes strawberry, peach, and hot apple pancakes, pigs in a blanket, bacon waffles, cheesy western omelets, New England clam chowder, crab cakes, cheesesteaks, and Italian grinders. See Details
Pet Friendly Blue Pig Tavern
Blue Pig Tavern Located in the historic Congress Hall, Blue Pig Tavern has one of the best dog-friendly outdoor dining areas in Cape May. Menu offers tasty comfort food such as baked mac and cheese, roasted beet salad, grilled reubens, smoked salmon sandwiches, and turkey burgers.


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Harpoons on the Bay Situated directly on the Delaware Bay in Cape May with sunsets to die for, at the dog-friendly Harpoons on the Bay, you'll have to agree you've found paradise! They offer over 250 frozen drinks from the full bar. A tropical delight awaits your arrival. If that isn't enough to tempt you, the food is great and the service is friendly. Outdoor seating welcomes Fido. See Details
Harbor View Restaurant Harbor View offers a variety of fresh seafood entrees as well as sushi, burgers, hot sandwiches, baby back pork ribs, and over fired pizza. Deck dining area welcomes leashed dogs. Boat docking is available. See Details
Tisha's Tisha's serves delicious seafood offerings such as lobster mac and cheese and clam chowder. Outdoor patio area is dog friendly and bowls of water will be provided. See Details
Fins Bar & Grille Fins Bar and Grille hosts a dog-friendly deck for well-behaved pups. The restaurant has a trendy vibe that highlights their focus on fresh seafood and delicious drinks. Some of their specials include the Cape May Seafood chowder and Local Day Boat Scallops. Many guests rave about their house fries, too. The bar offers twenty brews on tap along with a creative drink list with cocktails, margaritas, mules, and more. Fins Bar and Grille is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 12:00am, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 1:00am, and Sunday from 10:30am to 12:00am. See Details
Exit Zero Filling Station Housed in a former filling Station, Exit Zero is a local restaurant in Cape May, NJ serving Indian and Thai curries, burgers, sandwiches and more, plus beer and creative cocktails. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. However, outdoor seating is popular. Call ahead to confirm the availability of dog-friendly outdoor seating before making the trip with Fido. Exit Zero is open Monday through Friday from 3pm to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9pm. See Details
Harry's Ocean Bar & Grille Harry's Ocean Bar and Grille is located at the Montreal Beach Resort and offers beautiful beach views. Your pup is welcome to join you at their twelve dog-friendly tables which are available during the warmer months. The menus feature coastal favorites like fish tacos, mussels, clam chowder, and the lobster BLT. Harry's drink menu higlights refreshing crushes and frozen drinks as well as cocktails, wines, and beer. Harry's Ocean Bar and Grille is open seven days a week from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Uncle Bill's Pancake House Uncle Bill's Pancake House in Cape May is a casual, dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table for breakfast or lunch. Family owned and operated for over 40 years, their menu features pancakes, eggs, a lunch menu with sandwiches and soups, as well as daily specials. See Details
Bagel Time Cafe Bagel Time Cafe, located in Cape May, NJ, is a casual delicatessen-style eatery that serves up a variety of fresh, delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Bagel Time Cafe is open daily from 7am to 3pm. See Details
Uncle Bill's Pancake House Uncle Bill's Pancake House is a dog-friendly breakfast joint where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table for breakfast or lunch. Their menu serves up classic breakfast dishes such as Eggs Benedict, French toast, and their specialty creamed chipped beef, all in a family-friendly atmosphere. See Details
The Rusty Nail The Rusty Nail features avast array of surf and turf dishes, plus two fabulous outdoor dining areas that allow dogs. Friday and Saturday nights feature live music after 5pm. See Details
Mario's Pizza and Italian Eatery Mario's is known for quality pizza, specialty sandwiches, homemade paninis, and garlic knots. Outdoor seating welcomes pets. See Details
The Lobster House The Lobster House is a Fisherman's Wharf staple with casual fine dining. They offer three dog-friendly dockside tables for well-behaved, leashed pets. The menu higlights the flavors of the ocean, but there are plenty of options for landlubbers, too. Some of the specials are the raw bar dishes, soft shell crabs, and lobster. The Lobster House also offers a take out shop so you can get your seafood fix on the go. They are open daily January through March from 11:30am to 3:00pm and again from 4:30pm to 9:00pm. From April through December, they are open daily from11:30am to 3:00pm and again from 4:30pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Barefoot Bar & Restaurant Barefoot Bar & Restaurant, located in Cape May, NJ, is a trendy bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cocktail and an order of Jorge's Fried Pickles served with roasted tomato aioli. Next, chow down on the Barefoot Burger topped with a pineapple ring and Swiss cheese, served with French fries. Or go for the Watermelon & Feta Salad with arugula, feta cheese, watermelon, and balsamic glaze. Barefoot Bar & Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 8pm, and Friday through Sunday from 11am to 10pm. They operate on a seasonal schedule, so be sure to call ahead! See Details
The Grille The Grille, located in Cape May, NJ, is a casual eatery with a take-out window that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you on their pet-friendly deck overlooking Sunset Beach while you enjoy your meal. The Grille is open daily from 8am to 7:30pm.
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Beach Plum Farm Bakery & Cafe Beach Plum Farm Bakery & Cafe, located in Cape May, NJ, is a casual cafe that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy coffee, pastries, light breakfast and lunch options, and more! Beach Plum Farm Bakery & Cafe is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Cape May Peanut Butter Co. Cape May Peanut Butter Co. is a specialty boutique with one thing in mind - peanut butter! They offer several outdoor tables on their dog-friendly patio where you and your pup can try out their peanut butter spreads, peanut butter cannolis, or enjoy a sandwich. There's a bakery counter full of treats for you and Fido alike since they make their own peanut butter dog biscuits. See Details
Quincy's Original Lobster Rolls Quincy's Original Lobster Rolls on Beach Avenue has four pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along. This lobster spot has a few specialty lobster sandwiches like Lobster Grilled Cheese and the Classic, with mayo and lemon butter. You can also get crab or shrimp sandwiches. There are seafood loaded soups, including Maine Lobster Bisque and New England Clam Chowder, plus salads, Lobster Mac N Cheese, and Clam Strips Dinner. Whoopie Pies, the New England favorite, are available for dessert. 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
Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard In 1919 the world was reveling in post-war freedom and the Kohr brothers were reveling in ice cream. They created a machine to keep their ice cream from melting and the rest is history. Nowadays, at Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard on Washington Street, Fido can join you for a cone of their original recipe ice cream at one of the dog-friendly benches outside. Their flavors include seasonal favorites like pumpkin and cinnamon; and classic flavors like chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. You can fill up a freshly made waffle cone with any of the flavors that take your fancy. 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
Enfin Farms Enfin Farms, located in Cape May, NJ, is a unique farm and bakery that serves up a variety of fresh fare. Fido is welcome to join you at this pet-friendly joint while you enjoy your day! See Details
Aleathea's Restaurant Aleathea's Restaurant, located in Cape May, NJ, is an upscale American eatery set up in a Victorian-style inn that serves up a variety of delicious fare. 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 Oysters - a half dozen oysters on the half shell with mignonette. Next, tuck into the Rosemary Chicken Sandwich with grilled rosemary-marinated chicken, lettuce, tomato, onion, smoked mozzarella, and rosemary aioli on rustic country bread. Or go for the Thai Bowl with crab, shrimp, scallops, mussels, spinach, and bell pepper served atop rice and quinoa in a sesame ginger coconut curry broth. Aleathea's Restaurant is open daily from 8am to 9pm. See Details
Rita's Italian Ice Rita's Italian Ice on Beach Avenue has pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your dog along. Rita's Italian Ice has dozens of flavors of Italian ices, cream ices, soft serve custard and more. You can choose from flavors like Swedish Fish, Pumpkin Pie, and Green Apple. Get your ice or cream turned into Mistos Shakes, Milkshakes, or Frozen Drinks. Try a Gelati, which is custard on top of an Italian ice, or the Blendini, which blends custard with your choice of toppings. 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
Two Black Dogs Cafe and Take Out Two Black Dogs Cafe and Take Out is named after chef and owner Bill Haine's two dogs. As expected, this country pub that makes delicious meals from scratch in Green Creek, New Jersey, is dog-friendly. The outdoor dining area of the restaurant offers picnic tables where you can eat with Fido. See Details