Dog Friendly Restaurants in Union, NJ

There are 8 pet friendly restaurants in Union 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 Union. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Van Gogh's Ear Cafe
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
Pet Friendly Cafe 401
Cafe 401 Cafe 401, located in Union, NJ, is a casual eatery serving up American cuisine with a Portuguese twist. Choose from menu options including breakfast sandwiches, muffins, baked goods, soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis, Portuguese platters, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Letigre Panini with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, smoked mozzarella, and BLT sauce on toasted whole wheat bread. Or go for the SoHo Panini with grilled chicken, avocado, roasted red peppers, fresh smoked mozzarella, and chipotle sauce. Cafe 401 is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 4:30pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8am to 4:30pm. See Details
Strawberry Fields Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Strawberry Fields, located in Union, NJ, is a casual frozen yogurt joint that serves up delicious sweet treats sure to please any palates. Choose from options including frozen yogurt, custard, ice cream, acai bowls, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their two pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Peruse flavors such as Cheesecake, Coffee, Cookies and Cream, Moosetracks, Campfire Smores, Mango, and more. Stop by Sunday through Friday from 11am to 10pm, or Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Garden Restaurant Garden Restaurant, located in Union, NJ, is a casual American eatery serving up delicious fare. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pasta, seafood, lamb, steak, veal, poultry, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Smoked Salmon, thinly sliced and served with capers, diced onions, and horseradish cream. Next, chow down on the Veal Roulades rolled with spinach, sundried tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese in a Madeira wine sauce. Or go for the Tricolor Salad with Boston lettuce, endive, radicchio, candied walnuts, apples, and crumbled bleu cheese in a house vinaigrette. Garden Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9pm, Friday from 11:30am to 10pm, Saturday from 4pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 3pm to 9pm. See Details
TGI Fridays TGI Fridays provides a diverse menu with familiar favorites sure to please your whole pack. You can bring Fido to this location on US-22 in Springfield Township where there are ten dog-friendly tables outside. The menu items range from wings and salads to burgers and sandwiches. Signature mains include plates like ribs, chicken fingers, salmon, and pasta. The beverage selection is eclectic and refreshing with cocktails and beer as well as non-alcoholic options like smoothies and slushes. See Details
Magic Fountain Union Creamery Magic Fountain Union Creamery, located in Union, NJ, is a casual ice cream shop that serves up a variety of delicious, homemade treats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you indulge your sweet tooth. Choose from flavors including Cherry Vanilla, Dulce de Leche, Rum Raisin, Over the Rainbow, and more. Try the Mexican Chocolate - chocolate ice cream with cinnamon and chili pepper. Or go for the Old Fashioned Cannoli with Lioni's ricotta cheese and chocolate chips. Magic Fountain Union Creamery is open Monday from 3pm to 9pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 12pm to 9pm, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm. See Details
Mario's Tutto Bene Mario's Tutto Bene is an Italian eatery serving up delicious eats. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, veggies, pasta, pork, lamb, beef, seafood, chicken, pizza, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their nine pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Stuffed Artichoke - a whole artichoke stuffed with Italian herbs, parmesan cheese, and Kalamata olives with a white wine sauce. Next, dig into the Vinegar Pork Chops - breaded pan-fried double cut pork chops topped with sauteed vinegar peppers, garlic, and prosciutto, served with a potato and the vegetable of the day. Or go for the Zuppa Di Pesce with lobster tail, filet, mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari, garlic, basil, Italian plum tomatoes, and extra virgin olive oil over linguini. Mario's Tutto Bene is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 1pm to 10pm. See Details
Carvel Ice Cream Famous for its uniquely shaped ice cream cakes, and premium soft serve and hand-dipped ice cream, Carvel Ice Cream is a dog-friendly frozen sweet shop in Union. The ice cream shop offers one outdoor table to dog owners wanting to indulge alongside their canine companion. Carvel's menu is made up of soft-serve, sundaes, thick shakes, novelties and treats, Carvelanches, and scooped ice cream flavors such as Banana Peanut Butter, Toffee Latte, Fried Ice Cream, Rum Raisin, Maple Chip, Lemon, 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
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
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
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