Dog Friendly Restaurants in Plainfield, NJ

There are 2 pet friendly restaurants in Plainfield that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 423 more nearby. 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 Plainfield. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Rita's Italian Ice
Rita's Italian Ice Rita's Italian Ice on Terrill Road has pet-friendly outdoor tables and a walk-up window, 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Dairy Queen
Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a dog-friendly quick-service food concept serving frozen sweet treats to Plainfield locals and tourists alike. There are a couple of outdoor chairs available to dog owners with a sweet tooth wanting to indulge alongside Fido. Dairy Queen's menu is comprised of Grillburgers, artisan-style sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken strip baskets, snacks such as Pretzel Sticks with Zesty Queso, Potato Skins, and chicken snack melts, salads, and sides such as fries, onion rings, and cheese curds. Its menu also includes blizzards, hot desserts a la mode, dipped cones, sundaes, cold and blended coffees, shakes, malts, and Orange Julius drinks. 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
Witherspoon Grill Witherspoon Grill is a dog-friendly bar in Princeton, NJ, where pups can join you at an outdoor table. Avoid the crowds on Fri-Sat so you can eat at outdoor tables with Fido! See Details
Paragon Tap & Table Paragon Tap & Table in Clark, NJ serves flavorful gastropub cuisine in a contemporary, stylish setting that offers dog-friendly outdoor seating. A menu chock-full of delicious dishes includes flat iron steak salad, fried calamari, wings, spicy tuna poke, Buffalo chicken mac and cheese, seafood paella, grilled swordfish, chicken and waffles, and pulled duck quesadillas. Wash down the goodness with wine by the glass, specialty cocktails, or a wide selection of draft, bottled, and canned beer. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at outside tables. See Details
Boonton Coffee Co. The dog-friendly Boonton Coffee Co. in Boonton, NJ, specializes in fresh-brewed coffee using small-batch beans from across the globe. Dogs are welcome outside and inside and there are treats at the counter and a bowl of water by the door. 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.

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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
Avenue Bistro Avenue Bistro 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
Darby Road Pub Darby Road Pub is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious pub grub. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, chicken, steak, seafood, kabobs, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a Ryan�s Old Fashioned (smoked Maple Knob Creek, muddled orange, maple syrup, orange bitters) and an order of the Reuben Fritters with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss, provolone, and Thousand Island dressing. Next, chow down on the Crispy Chicken Sandwich with a buttermilk chicken breast, fiery jerk aioli, garlic dill pickles, and jalapeno citrus slaw. Or go for the Baja Fish Tacos with five veggie slaw, sliced radishes, pico de gallo, avocado, lime crema, and corn and flour tortillas. Darby Road Pub is open daily from 11:30am to 10pm. See Details
Thatcher McGhees Tasty blend of Irish and American eats, including mini cheeseburgers, chili, thin crust pizza, shepherd's pie, and corned beef and cabbage. Outdoor seating area is dog friendly. See Details
Blue Point Grill Blue Point Grill is a lively dinner spot that spotlights fresh seafood from neighboring markets and sustainable sources. There are twenty dog-friendly tables on their outdoor patio where you and your pup can take in downtown Princeton. The menu sometimes changes daily to reflect whatever is fresh. Blue Point Grill is well known for their large selection of oysters. The restaurant is also BYOB so you can bring your favorite drink to enjoy with their fresh seafood. Blue Point Grill is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9;30pm, Friday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Verve Verve offers creative and well-presented New American. Nice steaks and seafood options - artistically presented. Fido can join you outside! See Details
Mediterra Mediterra is an upscale Italian, Spanish, and Mediterranean restaurant in Princeton, NJ. There are several pet-friendly tables around the perimeter of the patio fence where Fido can sit on the other side as you dine. The menus feature cuisine from various countries with specialties like ceviche, falafel, tuna nicoise, and paella. There's also a menu full of tapas if you're in the mood to try lots of different plates or share with a friend. Brunch is served on weekends. See Details
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
Grub Hut Grub Hut is the best of two culinary worlds, offering low-and-slow cooked BBQ and authentic Taqueria style Mexican dishes in a cozy downtown location with seasonal outdoor tables that welcome dogs in the summer. The diverse menu features fried ribs, stacked quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, brisket and pulled pork platters, enchiladas, and sizzling fajitas. Opens at 11:30am during the week and noon on weekends. See Details
Winberie's Winberie's, located in Summit, NJ, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Choose from menu options including appetizers, small plates, salads, pasta, burgers, sandwiches, chicken, seafood, steak, veggies, barbecue, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Crispy Brussel Sprouts with sriracha plum aioli, toasted ginger sesame seeds, and cilantro. Next, dig into the Shrimp and Spinach Aglio Olio - gulf shrimp and spinach sauteed in olive oil and garlic, tossed with penne pasta, and topped with fresh tomatoes, feta cheese, butter, and roasted pine nuts. Or go for the Bacon ""Squared"" Burger - a grilled prime beef burger topped with crispy pork belly, melted jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and garlic aioli on ciabatta. Winberie's is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 10pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 11pm, and Sunday from 10:30am to 9pm." See Details
Patricia's of Holmdel Patricia's of Holmdel specializes in hand crafted Italian cuisine. There is ample room for Fido at their twenty five dog-friendly tables which are open during the warmer months. The menu highlights options like brick oven pizza, classic pasta, steak, and seafood. If you have a large party, check out the family style menu. Patricia's also offers catering and delivery if you can't come dine in. They are open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:30pm. See Details
Brooklyn Bagel & Deli With three dog-friendly tables, Brooklyn Bagel and Deli offers a place to grab a quick bite with Fido. Their menu centers around their fresh bagels with classic spreads, homemade whipped cream cheese, and breakfast sandwiches. They also offer a selection of reubens, burgers, and wraps with several vegetarian options. Brooklyn Bagel and Deli is open daily from 6am to 4pm. See Details
Istanbul Cafe & Restaurant Istanbul Cafe & Restaurant offers Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine with five dog-friendly tables outdoors in Clifton, NJ. 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. See Details
Malay Malay in Morristown promises a fine Malaysian and Thai eating experience. Bring Fido along to check out six dog-friendly outdoor tables while you choose between traditional appetizers, soups, fried noodles, rice dishes, Malaysian and Thai classics, vegetables, and seafood. Start off with the fan-favorite Roti Canai appetizer: crispy Indian-style pancakes served with curry chicken potato dipping sauce. Then go for the Malay Char Kway Teow (thin flat noodles stir-friend with shrimp, squid, eggs, soy sauce, chili paste, and bean sprouts). Try a fresh Coconut Drink to wash it all down. Malay is open from 11:00am to 10:30pm on Friday and Saturday, 12:00 noon to 10:00pm on Sunday, and 11:00am to 10:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. (Closed Tuesdays) See Details
Pita on Essex Pita on Essex is a dog-friendly restaurant serving North African cuisine to locals and visitors of Millburn, NJ. Fido is welcome to join you beside a sidewalk-facing table at the outdoor seating area. Open for lunch and dinner, try something completely new and unique such as the Moroccan Meat Cigar; fried phyllo dough filled with spiced meat. See Details
South + Pine Leia Gaccione spent seven years as Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine for Bobby Flay at five of his fine dining restaurants before creating south + pine american eatery, where she invents creative dishes from seasonal ingredients in an inviting atmosphere. Bring Fido along to an expansive dog-friendly patio (20 tables!) while you select from a menu that includes veggie appetizers, salads, inventive meat-and-vegetable entrees, and vegetarian and vegan options. BYOB, or order from the nearby wine shop (they'll bring it to your table!), then try the Burrata appetizer with roasted carrots, sunflower granola, and balsamic honey redux, and go for the Grilled Salmon with coconut quinoa, beet and carrot salad. Add on a side order of Polenta Fries and go home happy. south + pine american eatery is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 4:00pm, for dinner on Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm to 9:30pm (10:30pm on Friday and Saturday), and on Sunday evenings from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. A special brunch menu is available on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am to 3:30pm. See Details
The Station Ahi tuna sliders, grilled pizza, bowtie pasta, and chicken pot pie are just some of the tasty options available at The Station. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
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