Dog Friendly Restaurants in Montclair, NJ

There are 27 pet friendly restaurants in Montclair 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 Montclair. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Egan & Sons
Egan & Sons Egan and Sons is a dog-friendly Irish pub, heavy in Irish art, serving award winning fish and chips. For guests wanting to dine alongside their dog, Egan and Sons has ten tables available outside. Egan & Sons has a wide range of beer on tap, including four house brewed seasonal ales and a full compliment of bottled beers. The pub is family-friendly and open Monday through Saturday from 12:00pm to 2:00am, and Sunday from 12:30pm to 12:00am. See Details
Pet Friendly Ruthie's Bar-B-Q & Pizza
Ruthie's Bar-B-Q & Pizza Ruthie's Bar-B-Q serves up slow-cooked barbecue and thin-crust pizza in a 1910 townhouse in Montclair. Dogs are welcome at twelve outdoor tables, and they even have a dog-friendly menu; throw Fido a Lulu Bone (a slow-roasted pork shoulder bone) while you load up on pork, brisket, or chicken platters, BBQ melts, wings, or thin crust pizza in this rootsy joint. Catch live blues musicians on Friday and Saturday nights from 7:00 to 9:00! You can't miss the classic Dry Rub Pork Ribs, heaped on a platter with fries and slaw, or the Texas Pizza with smoked mozzarella, Texas sausage, caramelized onion and jalapeno. Finish it all off with a Homemade Ice Cream Sandwich and call it a night. Ruthie's Bar-B-Q is open 10:30am to 9:00pm Monday through Friday, and 11:30am to 9:00pm on Saturdays. See Details
Toast Toast is a friendly breakfast, brunch and lunch joint slinging pancakes, eggs, omelettes, sandwiches, salads, wraps, and coffee drinks. Fido is welcome to join at the two pet-friendly outdoor tables! Get a jump start on the day with the California Scramble (eggs with grape tomato, avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, and homemade salsa), or straggle in for Disco Fries at brunch: French fries, brown gravy, and cheese curds topped with two over-easy eggs. Of course, the Red Velvet Pancakes are a crowd-pleaser as well: get them by-the-cake, in a small stack, or as a full entree. Toast is open 7:30am to 3:00pm, seven days a week. See Details
Montclair House Grill Montclair House Grill in the heart of downtown Montclair, NJ serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The outdoor tables in front of the restaurant are pet friendly. See Details
Just Jake's Just Jake's is a dog-friendly, family-run bar in Montclair, NJ, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table on the patio. The menu offers burgers, flatbreads, quesadillas, ribeye, and grilled chicken caprese. Happy hour is held every afternoon during the week. See Details
Leone's Ristorante and Authentic Brick Oven Pizza Leone's Restaurante and Pizzeria is a BYOB, dog-friendly spot. For those wanting to dine alongside their pup, Leone's has two outdoor tables. Once featured on Gordon Ramsay's ""Kitchen Nightmares,"" the remodel has turned the shop into a place for reasonably priced pizza, paninis, and soup. Leone's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am to 9:30pm." See Details
The Noble East The Noble East is a Chinese fine-dining establishment serving classic Asian dishes in an upscale, black-and-white ambiance near Upper Montclair. Fido can join you at four dog-friendly outdoor tables. At lunchtime, try a traditional Sesame Chicken entree with Wonton Soup, Vegetable Fried Rice and an Egg Roll. If you're coming at dinnertime, bring a few friends along, and split the marvelous Peking Duck entree at dinnertime. It's carved and served with scallions, hoisin sauce, and pancakes. (Keep the bones away from Fido, though). Vegetarians should opt for the Bean Curd with Vegetables, but like most Asian cuisines, there are several meat-free options. The Noble East is open from 11:30am to 9:30pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:30am to 10:30pm on Friday and Saturday. See Details
Samba Samba serves sizzling, authentic Brazilian dishes in a cozy setting. Bring Fido along to the two dog-friendly outdoor tables; they'll put a water bowl out for him while you enjoy Samba's protein-heavy menu of seafood, chicken, and pastries. Lunchtime features paninis on bread from the Balthazar Bakery, the Samba Salad with mango and caramelized pistachios, or a pared-down selection of Brazilian dishes such as the Bife a Cavalo: pan-fried sirloin steak, two fried eggs, sauteed collard greens and breaded, fried banana. At dinnertime, the selection of South American cuisine opens up; try a savory Camarao ao Alho e Oleo (shrimp sauteed with garlic) to start, then the Salmao ao Molho de Maracuja: grilled Atlantic salmon, passionfruit and seasonal vegetables. Samba is open 11:00am to 3:00pm for lunch Monday through Saturday, 5:00 to 9:30pm for dinner Monday through Thursday, and 5:00 to 10:00pm for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings. See Details
Jackie's Grillette Jackie's Grillette Espresso and Juice Bar offers a range of pitas, entrees, salads and breakfast items in a pet-friendly environment. For those wanting to bring Fido along, Jackie's has two tables outside for guests to chow down on an omelette or sip a hand-squeezed juice. The Montclair location is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 8:30pm, and Sunday from 7:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
Bonjour Montclair Bonjour Montclair Cafe and Creperie is a casual pet-friendly eatery, inspired by family cooking. For guests who want to bring Fido along, the cafe has six outdoor tables. A variety of sandwiches, crepes, salads, and beverages are on the menu. Bonjour Montclair Cafe and Creperie is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 9pm, Saturday from 8am to 9am, and Sunday from 8am to 6pm. See Details
Java Love Coffee Roasting Co. Java Love Coffee Roasting Co. is a woman owned, pet-friendly, artisan coffee roasting company. Dog owners wanting to try ""coffee roasted with integrity,"" can sit outside at one of two tables and try a variety of caffeinated drinks. Java Love in Montclair is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm, Saturday from 7am to 9pm, and Sunday from 7am to 6pm." See Details
Gina's Bakery Gina's Bakery is a family-owned artisan bakery handcrafting bread, cookies, muffins and more in a pet-friendly enviornment. For those wanting to bring their furry friend, Gina's has two outside tables for guests to dine alongside their dog. With a wide arrange of freshly baked bread, pizzetas, and scones that locals rave about, there is something for everyone. Gina's is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am to 4:00pm, and Sunday from 8:30am to 1:00pm. See Details
La Petit Parisien Le Petit Parisien serves drinks, desserts, sandwiches and macarons in a pet-friendly environment. For those wanting to dine alongside their furry friend, La Petit Parisien has six outdoor tables. From French tarts and macarons in a variety of flavors to a range of crepes and croissants, visitors rave about this ""taste of Europe."" La Petit Parisien is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 9pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 10pm." See Details
Plum on Park Plum on Park is a restaurant that allows dogs at it's six outdoor tables. From southern shrimp and grits, to zucchini ""spaghetti,"" Plum on Park has plenty of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Plum on Park is open Wednesday through Saturday from 8:00am to 2:30am, and 6:00pm to 9:00pm. It is also open Sunday through Monday from 8:00am to 2:30pm." See Details
Watchung Deli Watchung Deli is a staple of the Essex County neighborhood, serving up eggs for breakfast, a variety of sandwiches, and daily specials like the Meatball Sub on Tuesday and Thursday and the Baked Flounder Sandwich on Fridays. Fido is welcome at two small dog-friendly outdoor tables. The Spicy Angry Dwarf sandwich is a can't-miss, featuring Boar's Head Salsalito turkey, melted Muenster cheese, tomato, onions, banana peppers, and spicy dressing on a toasted Italian roll. If you're feeling a little less bold, never fear; the homemade Mac and Cheese goes great with a classic BLT. Watchung Deli is open from 7:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Wednesday, 7:00am to 6:00pm Thursday through Saturday, and 8:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday. See Details
Bluestone Coffee Co Bluestone Coffee Co. is a dog-friendly coffee shop that roasts its coffee beans in house. For coffee lovers wanting to sip alongside their pet, Bluestone has two outdoor tables. Along with coffee, guests can order gluten free items, breakfast items, sandwiches, soups, and salads as well as desserts. Bluestone Coffee Co. is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 2:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am to 2:30pm. Coffee is available every day until 3:00pm. Bluestone Coffee is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. See Details
Uncle Momo Uncle Momo is a Lebanese-French bistro serving brunch (eggs, omelettes, crepes...), dinner options including salads, seafood, and casseroles, and Middle Eastern coffee specialties. Bring Fido along to two dog-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy Momo's Omelette (with roasted pepper and Swiss) and a Nas Nas Moroccan Espresso, or come by for dinner and the authentic Tabouleh Salad with parsley, onion, tomato and Bulgur. And don't miss out on vegetarian specialties like the Quzi entree: sauteed vegetables, caramelized onions, raisins, cashews, basmati rice and spices in Filo with yogurt sauce. Uncle Momo is open 11:00am to 10:00pm Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am to 10:00pm on Saturday, 10:00am to 9:00pm on Sunday, and 12:00pm to 10:00pm on Monday. See Details
Mediterranea Mediterranea is a family-owned business serving specialty dishes from Syria, Lebanon, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Morocco and Spain. The restaurant is pet-friendly and has thirty-five outdoor tables available for guests and their dogs. However, pets are not allowed on Friday and Saturday due to the large crowds. Mediterranea is BYOB and serves dishes such as chicken kabob, fried calamari, and pasta Italiano. Dining hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 11pm, Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 12am, and Sunday from 1pm to 11pm. 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 Park Street in Montclair 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
Asana House Juice Bar Cafe GROOV Cafe and Juice Bar is a locally owned, dog-friendly cafe offering vegetarian dishes, fresh ramen, pho and a range of freshly made juices. GROOV has two tables outside for those wanting to bring a furry friend along as a healthy companion. Along with live music, the cafe offers three-day juice cleanses, gluten-free and vegan dishes and regularly adds new items to the menu. GROOV is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 9pm, Saturday from 9am to 9pm, and Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Ray's Restaurant Ray's Restaurant is an old-school luncheonette dishing out classic breakfast and lunch options ranging from egg sandwiches and omelettes to wraps, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, paninis, meat platters, and even smoothies and milkshakes. Fido is welcome at three dog-friendly outdoor tables while you make yourself at home in the unpretentious atmosphere that keeps locals coming back for generations. For breakfast, pick out the Americano Omelette with homemade chili, and throw in a short stack of Chocolate Chip Pancakes while you're at it. If you find yourself at Ray's at lunchtime, you can't go wrong with the Freddy Fred Burger: eight ounces of beef, caramelized onions, and white sharp cheddar on a soft roll. Ray's Restaurant in Montclair is open 6:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, and closed on Sunday. See Details
Greek Taverna Greek Taverna is the place for inexpensive and tasty traditional Greek favorites. Fido can join you at their outdoor tables, too! See Details
Pure Pita Pure Pita in Montclair whips up fresh, inexpensive pitas, platters, salads, rice bowls, a taco bar, and even build-your-own quinoa bowls from an Americanized Greek menu designed by classically trained executive chef Bennett Orfaly. Many vegetarian options are available, and Fido can join you at the one of the two dog-friendly outdoor tables. Start off with the Dip Sampler, which features three types of hummus, then go for the vegetarian fan-favorite Falafel Pita or the Pure Pita Grilled Salad with grilled chicken, dried cranberries, and basil-rubbed eggplant, all made from locally-sourced, all natural ingredients. Pure Pita is open from 11:00am to 11:00pm, seven days a week. See Details
Montclair Bread Company Montclair Bread Company is a dog-friendly bakery located in Montclair, NJ. Fido is welcome to join you beneath a table on the spacious outdoor patio. Montclair specializes in artisan bread, classic pastries, and specialty doughnuts. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches are made to order and feature local, seasonal ingredients. See Details