Dog Friendly Restaurants in Ocean City, NJ

There are 14 pet friendly restaurants in Ocean 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 Ocean City. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Chatterbox
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
Pet Friendly Ocean City's Island Grill Seafood & Steak House
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
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
Bob's Grill Whether you're looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a quick snack, Bob's Grill is the perfect spot. They have five pet-friendly outdoor tables in their designated dog friendly area right on the boardwalk where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal while soaking up the beautiful Ocean City sunshine. Try one of their famous hot doughnuts, which are made fresh to order. Bob's Grill is open every day from 7am-9:30pm. See Details
Varsity Inn Whether you're looking for breakfast or lunch, the Varsity Inn is a great option, but their breakfast is what they're really famous for. Sit outside with your dog and enjoy a delicious meal to fuel up for a big day at the beach, which is only two blocks away. Try their filling egg dishes or breakfast sandwiches, or go for a burger or a bowl of their famous baked Jersey tomato soup. The Varsity Inn is open for breakfast and lunch every day from 7am-2pm. See Details
Yianni's Cafe If you're looking for a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, then you've got to try Yianni's Cafe, which has five pet-friendly outdoor tables, which are open during warm weather. They pride themselves on having the very best bagels at the shore, and specialize in Green and American cuisine. Try Greek favorites like the chicken souvlaki platter, or go for an American favorite like a burger or classic sandwich. Yianni's Cafe is open every day from 6:30am-9pm. See Details
Drip N Scoop Drip N' Scoop is the perfect place to stop in for a delicious treat in Ocean City. They have twelve pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a snack while soaking up the refreshing ocean breeze. Drip N' Scoop features coffee, ice cream, and doughnuts, all of which are homemade using fresh, high quality ingredients. Drip N' Scoop is open every day from 6am-10pm. See Details
Mallon's Homemade Sticky Buns Mallon's Homemade Sticky Buns on E 55th Street is a pet-friendly bakery with five outdoor tables, so Fido can join you for homemade sticky buns baked the old-fashioned way. Although they specialize in sticky buns, the bakers also prepare hand-rolled bagels, crumb cake, glazed cinnamon swirls, homemade donuts, and a number of other items. If you haven't filled your bun-shaped hole by the time you've left, you can grab a dozen of walnut sticky buns, raising sticky buns, or plain sticky buns. At breakfast time, you can accompany your sweet treat with a steaming cup of coffee. 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
Arlene's Arlene's is the place to go if you're looking for a delicious and reasonably priced breakfast or lunch. They have four pet-friendly outdoor tables and would be happy to provide a water bowl for your thirsty dog. Arlene's specializes in American comfort food, including pancakes and omelets, as well as homemade soups and homemade entrees. There are plenty of healthy options, as well as gluten free options, for diners with dietary restrictions. Arlene's is open from Monday through Saturday from 7am-3pm and Sunday from 7am-1:30pm. See Details
Fractured Prune Doughnuts Fractured Prune Doughnuts, located in Ocean City, is a doughnut shop that serves up made-to-order doughnuts in a nearly infinite number of flavors and combinations! Choose from over thirty glazes and toppings, to create your own masterpiece, or simply choose from their list of Specialty Doughnuts. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from flavors like Banana Cream Pie, Blackberry Cobbler, Caramel Bliss, Margarita, S'Mores, and more! Try the Morning Buzz with mocha glaze and cookie crumbs. Or go for the Green With Envy topped with mint glaze and mini chocolate chips. 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
Ocean City Coffee Company Ocean City Coffee Company, located in Ocean City, NJ, is a gourmet coffee roaster that serves up fresh-brewed coffee, specialty beverages, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you kick-start your morning. Ocean City Coffee Company is open daily from 6am to 6pm. 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 Asbury Avenue in Ocean City provides ten 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
Sandwich Bar The Sandwich Bar serves, as the name implies, all different types of sandwiches. They have one small pet-friendly outdoor table where you and your dog can enjoy a delicious meal on a beautiful day to fuel up for a day at the beach. Try their popular slow-cooked pulled pork, lobster rolls, or chicken cutlet sandwiches, and make sure to pair it with a side of fries. There are plenty of gluten-free options available for guests with dietary restrictions. The Sandwich Bar is open from Monday through Thursday from 11am-4pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am-7pm, and Sunday from 11am-6pm. See Details
Sunrise Cafe of Ocean City Sunrise Café opened in 2013 with the hopes of bringing residents and vacationers a place to enjoy home cooking by the beach. The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch daily in the heart of downtown Ocean City New Jersey. See Details
Dogtooth Bar & Grill Delicious seafood options, such as volcano shrimp, crab bisque, and lobster rolls. Dogs allowed on the patio. See Details
Goodnight Irene's Brew Pub Goodnight Irene's offers a bevy of craft beer and a food menu that includes pizza, burgers, fish and chips, and flatiron steak. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
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
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 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
Mud Hen Mud Hen, located in Wildwood, NJ, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of tasty grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold brew and an order of the Southern Fried Oysters with cherry peppers, blistered cherry tomatoes, citrus zest, and pickled veggie tartar sauce. Next, chow down on the MudHen Burger topped with beer-soaked onions, fresh mozzarella, beer cheese, and crispy buttermilk onions on an onion brioche bun. Or go for the Shrimp Po' Boy with crispy shrimp, cabbage slaw, shredded lettuce, roasted tomato, shaved red onion, tartar sauce, cocktail sauce, and Cajun crema served on ciabatta bread. Mud Hen is open daily from 11am to 11pm. 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
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
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