Dog Friendly Restaurants in South Plainfield, NJ

There are 3 pet friendly restaurants in South Plainfield that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 389 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 South Plainfield. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Brick House Tavern + Tap
Brick House Tavern + Tap Tasty menu offers Buffalo chicken meatballs, bison burgers, kobe brick pizza, drunken chops, and a quality selection of beer and specialty cocktails. Shaded patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Pet Friendly Mr. Subs
Mr. Subs Mr. Subs is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of menu options including subs, wraps, breakfast sandwiches, cheesesteaks, wings, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Pressed Ham Sub with pressed ham, salami, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, oregano, mayo, and hot relish, served with your choice of homemade potato salad, macaroni salad, or coleslaw. Mr. Subs is open Monday through Saturday from 7am to 8pm, and Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Five Guys Five Guys, located in South Plainfield, is a popular burger joint that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Choose from menu options including burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, milkshakes, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Bacon Cheeseburger - two hand-formed patties grilled to perfection, two strips of bacon, and two slices of American cheese on a soft sesame seed bun, piled high with the toppings of your choice (mayo, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and mushrooms, relish, jalapenos, hot sauce, and more!) Before you leave, snag one of their hand-spun Milkshakes with your favorite mix-ins (bananas, cherries, coffee, malted milk, Oreo cookies, Oreo cream, bacon, peanut butter, and more!) 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
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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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
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
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
Smartworld Coffee Smartworld Coffee offers a variety of fresh-brewed coffee, specialty drinks, smoothies, pastries baked fresh every morning, breakfast options, salads, and hot and cold sandwiches. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Teresa Caffe Teresa Caffe in Princeton, NJ, offers five dog-friendly tables along the edge of their patio where Fido can sit on the outside of the fence while you dine. Their menu includes fresh made pizzas, pasta, and sandwiches for lunch and dinner. Their mains include roast chicken, salmon, and skirt steak. Don't forget to pair your meal with one of their many wines. On the brunch menu, Teresa Caffe serves standard breakfast options along with their unique breakfast pizzas with ingredients like wild mushrooms, scrambled eggs and truffle oil. See Details
Van Gogh's Ear Cafe Van Gogh's Ear Cafe is a retro-style American eatery serving up delicious fare in a cozy, comfortable setting. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, burritos, quesadillas, pizza, small plates, sandwiches, 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 a piping hot cup of joe, or a steamy loose-leaf tea and an order of the Ali Baba's Feast with toasted pita, hummus, garlic spread, tabbouleh, herbs, and spices. Next, chow down on the Shrimp Po'Boy with pan-roasted shrimp, sriracha coleslaw, guacamole, tomato, and greens on a baguette. Or go for the Black and Bleu Pizza topped with steak, caramelized onion, bleu cheese, and roasted potato. Van Gogh's Ear Cafe is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 12am, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 1am, and Sunday from 6pm to 12am. See Details