Dog Friendly Restaurants in South Orange, NJ

There are 4 pet friendly restaurants in South Orange that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 1099 more nearby. 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 South Orange. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly South Mountain Tavern
South Mountain Tavern South Mountain Tavern, located in South Orange, NJ, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a menu of pub grub. Choose from options like appetizers, salads, seafood, chicken, steak, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a crisp glass of wine and an order of the Queso Fondido with chorizo, roasted poblano peppers, chipotle, Monterey Jack, and blue corn tortilla chips. Next, chow down on the Shrimp and Grits with sauteed shrimp, garlic, tomato, cilantro, lemon, and smoked bacon over white cheddar grits. Or go for the Chicken Enchilada with adobo chicken, black beans, rice, scallions, Monterey Jack cheese, and guajillo chili sauce. South Mountain Tavern is open Tuesday through Saturday from 4pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 3pm to 10pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Boccone South
Boccone South Boccone South is a casual Italian eatery serving up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, soups, salads, pasta, chicken, veal, seafood, steak, pizza, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Clams Casino - sauteed little neck clams with roasted peppers, smoked pancetta, and breadcrumbs. Next, chow down on the Guitarra Boccone - shaves of tuna botargo, sundried tomatoes, garlic and oil, and toasted breadcrumbs. Or go for a slice of the Tartufata Pizza topped with fontina, mozzarella, wild mushrooms, and truffle oil. (Pizza is only available on Friday and Saturday!) Boccone South is open Monday from 5pm to 10pm, Tuesday through Friday from 12pm to 10pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 3:30pm to 10pm. See Details
Town Hall Deli Town Hall Deli, located in South Orange, NJ, is a casual American-style delicatessen that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Choose from menu options including soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis, wraps, sloppy joes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Town Hall Hero with ham, salami, prosciutto, pepperoni, provolone, lettuce, tomato, oil, vinegar, sweet peppers, and mayo. Or go for the Sloppy Joe Salad with ham, turkey, and Swiss served on a bed of lettuce with coleslaw and Russian dressing. Town Hall Deli is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 8pm, Saturday from 8am to 6pm, and Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery is a dog-friendly shop serving sweets to South Orange locals and tourists alike. A few outdoor tables are available to dog owners with a sweet tooth and Fido in tow. The Creamery's menu is made up of ice cream, yogurt, and sorbet flavors made fresh in-store. Guests can choose from a variety of fruits, candies, and nuts to have mixed into their frozen treat on a granite stone. Ice cream cakes and cupcakes, and ice cream pies and cookie sandwiches, shakes, and smoothies are also available. 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
d.b.a. east village They don't serve food at d.b.a. east village, but the constantly changing list of imported, craft and specialty beers and scotches will feed your soul. The back gravel garden area that is covered and heated is an East Village oasis, perfect for a late afternoon pint with your pooch, who is always welcome! 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
Sidewalk Cafe This relaxed neighborhood haunt has been an East Village staple for 30 years, serving a delicious mixture of American and Mediterranean dishes. Favorite menu options include falafel, fire roasted eggplant, hummus, mac and cheese, kababs, lamb flatbread, burgers, and baklava for dessert. In addition to tasty food, Sidewalk is a great spot to enjoy live music and local art. Leashed dogs are welcome at front outdoor tables. See Details
Sotto Voce After a brisk morning walk on the gorgeous grounds of Prospect Park, head west a couple of blocks to the corner of 7th Avenue and 4th Street to enjoy brunch at Sotto Voce. This Italian-style café offers a full menu of pastas, salads, and meat and fish entrees, all available at adorable outdoor tables that can accommodate you and your four-legged pal. See Details
Buttermilk Channel Located in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood, Buttermilk Channel offers American cuisine in a comfortable location with dog-friendly outdoor tables. Menu features beer-steamed mussels, pan-seared cod, duck meatloaf, and grilled hanger steak. Serves dinner seven days a week at 5pm and weekend brunch. See Details
Parnell's Pub & Restaurant This cozy neighborhood gem offers the warmth, hospitality, and hearty cuisine of a traditional Irish pub with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Like many Irish pubs, they have a broad menu so you can find something to suit any mood, including PEI mussels, shrimp and veggie dumplings, kale salad, sliced steak sandwiches, chicken pot pie, fish and chips, and herb marinated pork tenderloin. See Details
Habana Outpost Brooklyn Habana Outpost, located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, welcomes you to enjoy traditional Mexican and Cuban cuisines in a dog-friendly environment. The restaurant is New York's first eco-eatery and is a community gathering space with a fun atmosphere for families, artists, and dogs. Fido will be happy with a water bowl while you dine on the patio. See Details
44 & X Hell's Kitchen The upscale American food at Hell's Kitchen is out-of-this-world! This vibrant place has water and maybe even a special treat for Fido. See Details
Bistro Milano Bistro Milano serves Northern Italian favorites with a variety of pizzas and wines to choose from. Dogs are welcomed with a bowl of water. 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
Von Von Bar is a nice dog friendly place. Order food at the Bianca Bar next door and they'll bring it over for you to eat at the bar. See Details
Gemma This East Village eatery offers rustic Italian cuisine and the occasional celebrity sighting. Request a water bowl for Fido in nice weather! 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
Marlow & Sons Marlow & Sons offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner cuisine in a cozy setting with dog-friendly outdoor seating. Delicious options include frittatas. poached eggs, east coast oysters, chicken and lentil soup, meatballs, and grilled lamb chops. Opens daily at 8am. See Details
Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory The Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory has it all: great location, amazing views, and delicious frozen treats. Choose one (or more) of eight classic flavors and enjoy your dessert on the big deck overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline. See Details
Bistro Les Amis Bistro Les Amis is a quaint French bistro with cozy surroundings and dog-friendly seating. 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
Cookshop American food is done right at the roomy, popular, and delicious Cookshop. Dogs are welcome any time during the summer! See Details