Dog Friendly Restaurants in Clifton, NJ

There are 7 pet friendly restaurants in Clifton 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 Clifton. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cafe Bubamara
Cafe Bubamara Cafe Bubamara is fashioned after coffeehouses in Eastern Europe. There are three small tables outside along the sidewalk with dog-friendly seating. Some of the Cafe Bubamara specialties include their savory crepes and homemade bureks, a filled pie made with flaky phyllo dough. To go along with your savory snack, the drink menu features a full coffee bar, cold drinks, and desserts like tortas, ice cream, and Greek yogurt. They also serve a selection of paninis, omelets, and salads. Cafe Bubamara is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 10pm and Sunday from 8am to 8pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza
Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza Known for its 'high-energy atmosphere and simple menu,' Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza is a dog-friendly spot to find pizzas made in an eight-hundred-degree coal-burning oven on NJ-3 in Clifton. Visitors to Anthony's with Fido in tow can head to one of its three outdoor tables to dig into a slice alongside Fido. The pizzeria's menu includes Coal Oven Roasted Chicken Wings, Italian Soul Food such as Meatballs with Ricotta Cheese, Pork Ribs with Vinegar Peppers, and Broccoli Rabe and Sausage, salads, Coal Oven Sandwiches, and specialty pies such as Meatballs and Ricotta Pizza, Roasted Cauliflower Pizza, and Square Margherita Pizza. Beer, wines, and cocktails are available to wash it all down. Diners with room for dessert can indulge in an espresso and a slice of New York Style Cheesecake. See Details
CUPS Frozen Yogurt CUPS Frozen Yogurt is a small chain that offers self-service yogurt and a wide selection of toppings. This location has one dog-friendly table outside so your pet can tag along for a froyo break. The frozen yogurt options include classic flavors and several rotating specials like pomegranate raspberry sorbet or New York cheesecake. The toppings are ample ranging from nuts and candy to chocolate and fruit. CUPS Frozen Yogurt in Clifton is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Istanbul Cafe & Restaurant Istanbul Cafe and Restaurant offers Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine with five dog-friendly tables outdoors. The food selections include a wide assortment of kebabs, pide, wraps, and breakfast options. The Turkish tea is particularly popular. All of their meat is certified halal, and their dishes are made from scratch. Istanbul Cafe and Restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 8am to 10pm and Friday through Saturday from 8am to 11pm. See Details
Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, located in Clifton, is a trendy joint that serves up delicious eats prepared with fresh, quality ingredients. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a glass of wine from their extensive list, then chow down on the French Dip Burger - an Angus beef-Prime rib-blend patty topped with provolone, fried onions, au jus, and parmesan horseradish creme. Or go for the Big Bad Blue Burger topped with bleu cheese, bacon-onion jam, baby arugula, Dijonaisse, and fried onions. Before you go, be sure to grab one of their specialty shakes! Try the Chocolate Covered Pretzel with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, malt, chocolate-covered pretzels, hazelnut spread, Maldon sea salt, and freshly-whipped cream. See Details
Panera Bread Panera Bread on NJ-3has pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you can bring your dog along to dine. The popular national chain serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Stop by early for one of their freshly baked breakfast sandwiches, pastries, or Baked Egg Souffles. Panera Bread is known for their fresh, and clean eating salads, soups, and sandwiches like Bacon Turkey Bravo, Napa Almond Chicken Salad, and Steak and White Cheddar Panini. They have a full espresso and coffee bar where you can get signature drinks like the Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmallows, and Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. 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
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 NJ-3 in Clifton where there are two 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
d.b.a. east village They don't serve food at d.b.a. east village, but the constantly changing list of imported, craft and specialty beers and scotches will feed your soul. The back gravel garden area that is covered and heated is an East Village oasis, perfect for a late afternoon pint with your pooch, who is always welcome! See Details
Barking Dog The Barking Dog is a great spot to enjoy a meal with Fido. Regulars rave about the extensive menu and reasonable prices. Menu includes pan-seared crab cakes, buttermilk battered fried chicken, old fashioned Yankee pot roast, penne ala vodka, and Cajun po'boys. Dogs are always welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Dunkin Donuts Dunkin Donuts is a popular coffeeshop and donut chain that allows dogs in certain areas. See Details
Grimaldi's Pizzeria Don't go to Grimaldi's Pizza expecting to get a quick slice; Grimaldi's is all about the whole pie. Or the whole calzone if you prefer. A Hoboken outpost of the famous Brooklyn original, Grimaldi's is known for delicious thin-crust, coal-brick oven pizzas that use only the freshest ingredients and toppings. Sidewalk tables allow you to share the joy with a four-legged friend, if you can spare a bite. See Details
Sidewalk Cafe This relaxed neighborhood haunt has been an East Village staple for 30 years, serving a delicious mixture of American and Mediterranean dishes. Favorite menu options include falafel, fire roasted eggplant, hummus, mac and cheese, kababs, lamb flatbread, burgers, and baklava for dessert. In addition to tasty food, Sidewalk is a great spot to enjoy live music and local art. Leashed dogs are welcome at front outdoor tables. See Details
Sotto Voce After a brisk morning walk on the gorgeous grounds of Prospect Park, head west a couple of blocks to the corner of 7th Avenue and 4th Street to enjoy brunch at Sotto Voce. This Italian-style café offers a full menu of pastas, salads, and meat and fish entrees, all available at adorable outdoor tables that can accommodate you and your four-legged pal. 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
Parnell's Pub & Restaurant This cozy neighborhood gem offers the warmth, hospitality, and hearty cuisine of a traditional Irish pub with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Like many Irish pubs, they have a broad menu so you can find something to suit any mood, including PEI mussels, shrimp and veggie dumplings, kale salad, sliced steak sandwiches, chicken pot pie, fish and chips, and herb marinated pork tenderloin. See Details
Habana Outpost Brooklyn Habana Outpost, located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, welcomes you to enjoy traditional Mexican and Cuban cuisines in a dog-friendly environment. The restaurant is New York's first eco-eatery and is a community gathering space with a fun atmosphere for families, artists, and dogs. Fido will be happy with a water bowl while you dine on the patio. See Details
44 & X Hell's Kitchen The upscale American food at Hell's Kitchen is out-of-this-world! This vibrant place has water and maybe even a special treat for Fido. See Details
Bistro Milano Bistro Milano serves Northern Italian favorites with a variety of pizzas and wines to choose from. Dogs are welcomed with a bowl of water. 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
Von Von Bar is a nice dog friendly place. Order food at the Bianca Bar next door and they'll bring it over for you to eat at the bar. See Details
Gemma This East Village eatery offers rustic Italian cuisine and the occasional celebrity sighting. Request a water bowl for Fido in nice weather! See Details
LIC Bar Enjoy a backyard BBQ at LIC bar that touts live music and a dog-friendly patio. The prices are good too! See Details
The Light Horse Tavern The Light Horse Tavern has an unbeatable beer selection, tasty pub classics, and gourmet inventions. You and Fido should check this one out! See Details