Dog Friendly Restaurants in Cranford, NJ

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

Pet Friendly Ciao Bello
Ciao Bello Ciao Bello offers a huge outdoor seating area with lots of dog-friendly tables so Fido can join you for an Italian meal. The diverse menu highlights many of the classic dishes of Italy with focaccia sandwiches, traditional pasta dishes, personal pizzas, and seafood. Many of their items can be made gluten free upon request to accommodate various dietary needs and preferences. Ciao Bello is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday through Sunday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Cranford Hotel Restaurant & Pub
Cranford Hotel Restaurant & Pub The historic Cranford Hotel Restaurant and Pub offers dog-friendly tables and a cozy, old school bar setting. The menu is populated by familiar fare like signature sandwiches, seafood, steak, pasta, and pasta. They also have a selection of shareable plates like their Super Nachos or the Chicken Pot Pie. Don't miss out on their wine list, draft beers, or house cocktails. See Details
The Thirsty Turtle The Thirsty Turtle in Cranford is a laid back restaurant and bar with a large beer menu. You and your pup can chill ou at their four dog-friendly tables. The daily menu includes options like quesadillas, ribs, burgers, and seafood. The bar hosts over two dozen brews on tap with tons of craft beers from New Jersey, New York, and other local breweries. Bottles of wine are half priced on Wedensdays, and there are various late night specials throughout the week. The Thirsty Turtle is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11:30am to 1:00am and Thursday through Saturday from 11:30am to 2:00am. See Details
Lidia's Cuban Kitchen Lidia's Cuban Kitchen is cooking up classic Cuban dishes with some local flavor. This location offers two small, dog-friendly tables outside so Fido can come along. The menu features favorites like the Cuban sandwich right alongside their take on a cheesesteak with the Cuban Steak Sandwich. Mains include ropa vieja, churrasco, paella, and other standards. Lidia's offers many gluten free and vegetarian dishes, too. After your meal, you can unwind with a delicious cortadito or Cuban cafe con leche. Lidia's Cuban Kitchen in Cranford is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
IL Giardino Pizzeria & Restaurant Il Giardino Pizzeria and Restaurant offers all the mainstays of a casual Italian joint as well as three dog-friendly tables so Fido can come along, too. Their menu includes pizza, sandwiches, pasta, wraps, and calzones. You can get your pizza the way you like or choose from their specialties like the GrandMa Pizza or the Popeye Pie. Il Giardino is open Monday from 11am to 3pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 9pm, Friday from 11am to 10pm, and Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Old City Cafe & Grill Old City Cafe and Grill is Lebanese restaurant offering a range of Middle Eastern cuisine. There are several dog-friendly tables outside along the sidewalk seating where you can dine with Fido. You can start with something light like hummas or one of their hot appetizers like falafel or arrayes. The entrees include an assortment of kebab platters, shawarma, and pit sandwiches. Don't forget dessert! The cafe offers homemade sweets like baklava. Wash it all down with some Turkish coffee or BYOB. See Details
Romolas Seafood and Grille With an upscale, white cloth aesthetic and a menu full of chef-inspired Mediterranean cuisine, Romola's Seafood and Grille is a popular spot for special events and romantic dinners. No need to leave Fido out because they offer ten dog-friendly tables on the outdoor patio. The restaurant offers lunch and dinner with a variety of meat, vegetable, and seafood dishes. Tuesday through Thursday, they host a special four course prix fixe menu, too. You are welcome to BYOB or take a wine pairing suggestion from the NJ Wine Sellers menu to have a bottle delivered to your table at store prices. Romola's is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 3:00pm. Dinner is served Tuesday thorugh Saturday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm and Sunday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm. 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
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
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
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
Crazees Ice Cream Parlor Crazees Ice Cream Parlor is pet-friendly and scoops up Thomas Sweet ice cream, frozen yogurt and excellent ice cream cakes. 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
Angelina's Angelina's serves Staten Islanders upscale Italian fare with lovely waterfront views. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Elysian Cafe Elysian Cafe is the best place for tasty burgers and they're half price on Mondays! Steak-frites are a must. Fido can join, so let's go. 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
Nurnberger Bierhaus Festive Bavarian eatery with German beers on tap and a menu of traditional food, including schnitzel, sausages, bratwurst, sauerbraten, and smoked pork chops. Outdoor seating is dog friendly, weather permitting. See Details
Killmeyer's Old Bavaria Inn Huge portions, costumed waitresses, and excellent Bavarian brews are the order of the day. Pets are welcome outdoors in spring and summer, but you must call in advance to let them know your are bringing a pet. 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
Tinga Taqueria Tinga serves traditional Mexican dishes like chicken, beef, and vegetarian burritos. Outdoor searing welcomes dogs. 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