Dog Friendly Restaurants in Smithville, NJ

There are 86 pet friendly restaurants within 20 miles of Smithville 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 Smithville. 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 Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery
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
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
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
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
The Pirates Den The Pirates Den is a Brigantine institution with ten dog-friendly tables under their awning. The restaurant is just a short walk from the Brigantine Dog Beach making it a great place to fuel up with Fido before hitting the sand. They offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with early bird specials daily from 3:00pm to 5:30pm. Breakfast is served daily until 2:30pm with all the trimmings you could hope for from pancakes and waffles to eggs and pastries. Later in the day, you can chow down on burgers, seafood, steak sandwiches, and Italian favorites. The Pirates Den is open daily from 7:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Cool Beans Coffee Shop Located in Bay Village at 9th and LBI Blvd in the middle of lots of shops and food options. Picnic benches outside to eat with dogs. Grab a coffee or chowder next door. There is even an unofficial dog beach at the bay side to the south of Taylor Ave. See Details
Mud City Crab House Mud City Crab House is a popular spot for seafood. The restaurant is decked out in nautical decor. There are six dog-friendly tables on the patio so you can order your food to go and eat outside with Fido. The menu is composed of a variety of seafood plates with crabs, entrees, sandwiches, and lobster. The menu also includes steak, chicken, burgers, and a vegetarian portabella burger. Mud City Crab House offers a selection of draft beer, wine, and cocktails to enjoy with your meal. The restaurant is open daily from 11:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Hard Rock Cafe Hard Rock Cafe, located in Atlantic City, is a well-known bar and eatery that serves up a menu packed full of delicious grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their fifteen pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Classic Nachos - tortilla chips loaded with three bean mix, Monterey jack, cheddar, pico de gallo, jalapenos, green onions, sour cream, and guacamole. Next, chow down on the Twisted Mac, Chicken, and Cheese - Cavatappi macaroni in a three-cheese sauce with roasted red peppers, topped with parmesan parsley breadcrumbs and grilled chicken. Or go for the unique Cauliflower Burger - a house-made patty of cauliflower, garlic, goat cheese, oregano, and breadcrumbs, topped with grilled zucchini, squash, Monterey jack cheese, arugula, tomatoes, and garlic aioli! 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
Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light Fred and Ethel's Lantern Light is a Galloway staple and a popular meeting place for drinks. There are eight dog-friendly tables outside, but dogs are not allowed on the deck and must be leashed and sit on the outside of the small fence. They offer weekday lunch specials like Mexican Mondays or the Friday seafood nights, and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. Beer lovers will find eight brews on tap and a whole host of craft beers. The bar also serves a long list of house cocktails and a small wine menu. Fred and Ethel's Lantern Light serves lunch every day from 11:30amto 4:30pm and dinner from 4:30pm to 9:00pm. The tavern is open Sunday through Thursday until 10:00pm and Friday through Saturday until 12:00am. See Details
Beach Haven Fishery Extensive menu includes clam chowder, lobster bisque, fried flounder, Alaskan king crab, and jumbo shrimp scampi. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Living on the Veg Great vegan and vegetarian food. Yummy fruit shakes and local personal staff. Dogs are welcome at picnic benches outside. Order inside at the counter and the food will be delivered outside. See Details
The Sand Bar at Engleside Inn The dining options at Engleside Inn include The Leeward Room for fine dining, the Engleside Sushi Bar, and the Sand Bar poolside dining. The outdoor seating around the pool offers lots of dog-friendly tables where you can enjoy cocktails, live music, and light bites with Fido. The Sand Bar serves small plates like shrimp poppers and Mexican fries along with salads, sandwiches, burgers, and wraps. There are several vegetarian options on the menu, too. The drink list features fruity favorites like the Milagro Agave Margarita or a frozen drink like the Beach Comber. The Sand Bar opens daily at 11:30am, weather permitting. See Details
Stewart's Drive-In Love Elvis or Marilyn Monroe, then this 50's themed atmosphere is the right place for both you and you're dog. They have a wide selection of burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, wraps, cheesesteak, and salads. And don't forget to be sure to have their delicious homemade root beer and floats and other fountain classics from them where you can get nowhere else with you're very own souvenir mug. See Details
Harry's Oyster Bar & Seafood Harry's Oyster Bar and Seafood sets the mood with maritime decor and a large menu of seafood standards. Fido can dive in with you at one of their twelve dog-friendly tables so long as the weather is nice. The raw bar serves oysters of all kinds, clams, shrimp, lobster, and more. Elsewhere on the menu is a number of sandwiches, chowders, house specials, and fresh catches. Harry's also hosts a full bar with beers, seasonal cocktails, and frozen favorites. Harry's Oyster Bar and Seafood is open Sunday through Thursday from 12:00pm to 10:30pm and Friday through Saturday from 12:00pm to 11:30pm. See Details
Buona Vita Buona Vita, located in Somers Point, NJ, is a casual Italian eatery serving up deliciously authentic dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, pasta, seafood, poultry, veal, lamb, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their many pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Melanzane Ripieno - lightly fried sliced eggplant stuffed with whipped fresh ricotta, topped with fontina cheese, and finished with marinara sauce. Next, chow down on the Penne Alla Puttanesca - penne pasta sauteed with black olives, anchovies, and Italian long hot peppers in a housemade tomato gravy. Or go for the Agnelo - New Zealand lamb chops sauteed with porcini mushrooms, roasted peppers, and an asparagus brandy demiglace. Buona Vita is open during the summer daily from 4pm to 10pm, however from October 15th through April 15th, they are open Wednesday through Sunday only! See Details
Yianni's Cafe Yianni's Cafe offer fresh selections with some inspiration from the Mediterranean. The cafe offers eight dog-friendly tables. Their menu includes an expansive breakfast section featuring fresh smoothies, omelets, and sandwiches. Many of their menu items are gluten free or can be made so upon request. The lunch options range from steak sandwiches and wraps to burgers and quesadillas. Yianni's Cafe in Brigantine is open daily from 6:30am to 4:00pm. See Details
Villa Rifici Villa Rifici is a pet-friendly Italian restaurant with over a dozen outdoor tables perfect for you and your pooch. Their menu includes pasta galore with seafood, chicken, vegetables, and other flavorful ingredients. The house specials include hearty dishes like braised short ribs over polenta, papperdelle pistachio, and filet mignon. Of course, they offer Italian staples like flatbreads, pizzas, and veal dishes, too. Villa Rifici is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday thorugh Saturday from 11am to 12am. 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
No. 7311 A small batch bakery and coffee shop serves breads, cookies, and pastries derived from family recipes. Outdoor seating is dog friendly during the summer. See Details
Renault Winery - Joseph's Restaurant Joseph's Restaurant at the historic Renault Winery offers upscale dining in a rust, old world setting. Two dog-friendly tables are available outsdie in the summer so Fido can join you as long as he is leashed. The restaurant advises calling ahead before coming with your pup. The menu includes items like veal marsala, twin lobster tail, NY strip, and other delectable dishes. Sunday brunch is served at 9:00am and features live jazz entertainment. Joseph's Restaurant is open for breakfast Saturday starting at 8:30am. Lunch is served daily at 11:30am. Dinner is available Monday through Saturday starting at 5:00pm and Sunday at 4:00pm. See Details