Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in Basking Ridge, NJ

There’s 1 pet friendly Italian restaurant in Basking Ridge that welcomes dogs at their outdoor tables, and 48 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 Basking Ridge. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Trattoria Bolu
Trattoria Bolu Trattoria Bolu is a neighborhood Italian restaurant with a modern feel and an emphasis on ingredients from local farms. Many of their items come with a gluten free option so they are accessible to diners with various dietary needs. There are two dog-friendly tables outside when the weather is nice so you can dine with Fido. The menu features small plates with options like bruschetta or homemade meatballs. Main plates include sub sandwiches, brick oven pizza, and paninis. Their dedication to craft and organic fare extends to their drink selection which includes cane sugar sodas, homemade lemonades and teas, and coffee. Trattoria Bolu is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Angelina's
Angelina's Angelina's serves Staten Islanders upscale Italian fare with lovely waterfront views. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Cafe Graziella Cafe Graziella doesn't grab your attention from the outside, but their home style Italian eats will make you and Fido regulars in no time. See Details
Luigi's Luigi's has tasty Italian plates and attentive service. Come for dinner or lunch and they'll make sure Fido has all the water he needs! See Details
Basilico Basilico is a chic Northern Italian spot. Everyone leave satisfied. Outstanding in every way. BYO! Plus Fido can join you at outdoor tables, weather permitting. See Details
Luciano's Luciano's takes a contemporary twist on Tuscan-style food. Hot spot for politicos and celebs but reasonably priced. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables based on availability. It's recommended to call ahead to verify seating. See Details
Mama's Cafe Baci Mama's Cafe Baci offers home cooked Italian with a warm atmosphere. There are four pet-friendly in their garden seating outside when the weather is nice. Some of their most popular dishes include the Veal Fresco, Salmon Rustica, and Lobster Ravioli. Mama's also offers a vegan and gluten free menu so you don't have to question if your meal will accommodate various dietary needs and preferences. Parties of eight or more may want to take advantage of the family style menu which comes with large, shareable portions of various pastas and entrees. Mama's Cafe Baci is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00am to 11:30pm and Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 12:30pm. See Details
Brooklyn Boys Pizza and Deli Brooklyn Boys is a casual Italian joint where well-behaved dogs are welcome at their eight pet-friendly tables available when the weather is nice. Their menu includes pizza, calzones, stromboli, and subs as well as starter snacks like buffalo wings. Some of the crowd-pleasers include their meatball parmigiana sub or their old fashioned tomato pies. Brooklyn Boys is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Ciao Bello Ciao Bello offers a huge outdoor seating area with lots of dog-friendly tables so Fido can join you for an Italian meal. The diverse menu highlights many of the classic dishes of Italy with focaccia sandwiches, traditional pasta dishes, personal pizzas, and seafood. Many of their items can be made gluten free upon request to accommodate various dietary needs and preferences. Ciao Bello is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday through Sunday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Olive Lucy's Kitchen Table Olive Lucy's Kitchen is an Italian and Portuguese-fusion eatery offering pasta, protein entrees, seafood, salads, and creative appetizers. Fido is welcome to join at three dog-friendly tables at the front of the location while you explore the unique combination of Portuguese and Italian cuisines. Plan to order three courses; pick out the Homemade Fried Meatballs topped with shaved reggiano and Pecorino Romano cheeses, the Burgundy Poached Pear Salad with shaved Fennel, caramelized walnuts and grape tomatoes, then end your night with a twelve-ounce Portuguese Dry-Rubbed NY Strip Steak. Wash it all down with a glass of house-mixed Sangria, or BYOB. Olive Lucy's Kitchen is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30am to 2:30pm, then 5:00 to 9:00pm; Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 2:30pm, then 5:00 to 10:00pm; and Sunday for dinner-only, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. See Details
Esposito's Meats & Deli Esposito's Meats and Deli is a quintessential Italian deli with two dog-friendly tables outside. Patrons turn to Esposito's for homemade sausages, soppressata, proscuitto, mozzarella, and more. If you're stopping by for a meal, the menu offers a large selection of fresh subs, sandwiches, salads, and daily specials like their Crab Chesapeake Chicken. They also serve breakfast with a range of omelets, sandwiches, and platters. Esposito's Meats and Deli is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 6pm and Saturday from 8am to 3pm. See Details
Ferraro's Ferraro's, located in Westfield, NJ, is a casual eatery serving up a variety of delicious Italian-style cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pizza, pasta, veggies, seafood, chicken, veal, pork, steak, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of the two pet-friendly tables available on the end of the patio while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Shrimp and Avocado with sauteed shrimp, cannellini beans, cherry peppers, fresh herbs, and roasted plum tomato sauce. Next, tuck into the Giuseppe Pizza - a whole wheat crust topped with diced chicken cutlet, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, baby arugula, and balsamic reduction. Or go for the Stuffed Gnocchi with a truffle mushroom duxelles, served with pan-seared filet mignon tips, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, Madeira wine, and mascarpone. Ferraro's is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 9:30pm, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 10:30pm, and Sunday from 11am to 9pm. See Details
La Campagna La Campagna is a picturesque Italian restaurant offering an expert chef's takes on classic Italian dishes such as pasta, salads, soups, chicken and lamb dishes, and seafood. Fido is welcome to join on the small but dog-friendly patio. La Campagna is BYOB; pick out a new favorite wine from the bottle shop across the street, and pair it with the Vitello alla Limone: veal Scaloppini in butter, white wine, and capers, plus a Salad Caprese with Buffalo Mozzarella cheese and caper berry. Don't miss the Classic Tiramisu dessert either. La Campagna is open in Morristown from 11:30am to 10:00pm Monday through Friday, 5:00pm 10:00pm on Saturday, and 4:00pm to 9:00pm on Sunday. See Details
Cafe Gallo Cafe Gallo is a neighborhood Italian restaurant with five dog-friendly tables outside. They offer classic dishes, a family style menu, and take out. Some of their specialties include gnocchi, baked ziti, eggplant rollatini, and their personal pizzas. The restaurant is BYOB so you can bring your favorite bottle of wine to enjoy with your Italian meal. Cafe Gallo is open Monday through Saturday from 10:30am to 10:00pm an dSunday from 11:00am to 9:00pm. See Details
Alfonso's Hillsborough Alfonso's Hillsborough is a unassuming pizza parlor and Italian restaurant with two dog-friendly tables. Although their exterior may be humble, locals rave about their specialty pizzas and homemade dishes. The menu includes numerous classic pasta dishes like spaghetti carbonara and penne vodka. Along with pasta, you'll find subs, baked dishes, and paninis. They also serve unique pizzas like the BLT. If you don't have time for a sit down meal, Alfonso's is happy to provide take out or delivery. They are open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 10:30pm and Sunday from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Alfie's Ristorante Alfie's Ristorante, located in Warren, NJ, is an intimate Italian eatery serving up delicious cuisine in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pasta, chicken, veal, steak, seafood, 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 Carpaccio di Manzo - thinly sliced prime aged black Angus served over rugola, with shredded parmesan and truffle oil. Next, chow down on the Cavatelli Del Mezzadro with homemade cavatelli, fresh veggies, sundried tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil. Or go for the Pollo Tropea - chicken with hot and sweet peppers, onions, black olives, and a touch of marinara. Alfie's Ristorante is open Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 10pm, Saturday from 4pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 4pm to 9pm. See Details
Pizza Oven Mamma Mia Pizza Oven Mamma Mia is a small but bustling Italian restaurant with three dog-friendly tables available in nice weather. Their menus cover all the basics of casual Italian dining with pizza, pasta, subs, wraps, and classic entrees. You can order a personal pizza or get a whole pie to share. They also offer online ordering if you need a quick meal or pick up. Pizza Oven Mamma Mia is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 10pm. See Details
Bensi Bensi of Denville is a casual, family-oriented Italian restaurant with seven dog-friendly tables when the weather is nice. Their menu offers a broad selection of classic pasta, grilled dishes, pizza, and specialty entrees like the Stuffed chicken Pomodoro. Bensi also hosts a selection of gluten free and low fat dishes for various dietary needs and preferences. Bensi is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
The Flying Meatballs The Flying Meatballs is market that emphasizes high-quality deli fare and Italian specialties. There are two small tables outside with dog-friendly seating available in good weather for dining in or you can get your meal to go. Their offerings include sandwiches, pasta, seafood, and meat. Of course, you'll find several dishes with their signature meatballs like the Orechiette and Meatballs or the Flying Meatball sandwich. The market is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Lenny's Pizza and Pasta Lenny's Pizza and Pasta is a BYOB restaurant with one dog-friendly table. They specialize in casual Italian and American fare with pizza by the slice, steak sandwiches, pasta, and handhelds with lots of customizable options. The menu also includes dinner portions with entrees like shrimp parmigiana and veal francese. Lenny's is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30am to 10:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 10;30am to 11:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
Sandwich Shoppe of Morristown Pascarella Bros. Sandwich Shoppe of Morristown dishes out hot and cold sandwiches, paninis, subs, wraps, sloppy Joes, salads, and gluten-free pizza. Bring Fido along to three dog-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy this casual Italian deli's offerings. Try the Colonial Club BLT with three layers of bread, romaine lettuce, tomatos, bacon and mayonnaise, or a Roast Beef Sloppy Joe with three layers of rye bread, Russian dressing, Swiss cheese and coleslaw. Nearly everything on the Shoppe's menu can be made gluten-free; just ask! Sandwich Shoppe is open from 7:30am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday and 7:30am to 5:00pm on Saturdays. See Details
Roman Gourmet Roman Gourmet is a popular local spot for pizza and neighborhood Italian fare. There are four dog-friendly tables perfect for dining with Fido. Their specialty pizza selection runs the gamut from classic Sicilian margherita pizza to the unique taco pizza with ground beef, jalapeno peppers, and cheddar cheese. Other big hits include their burgers, subs, and specialty Italian entrees. The Roman Gourmet is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Nunzios Kitchen Nunzios Kitchen, located in Sayreville, NJ, is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, soups, tapas, pasta, chicken, seafood, veggies, pizza, calzones, strombolis, 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 an order of the Meiwei - fried calamari sauteed with roasted peppers with a sweet sesame glaze. Next, chow down on the Saporito - stuffed shells with plum tomatoes and roasted peppers with olive oil and white wine, baked with fresh mozzarella. Or go for a slice of the Scooby Snack Pizza topped with fire-braised pork shoulder, sweet sesame-glazed popcorn shrimp, and lemon zest. If you're feeling truly extravagant, order the Cavillac Pizza, topped with lobster bisque, lobster meat, fried oysters, and caviar! Nunzios is open daily from 11:15am to 9:30pm. See Details
Zio Gino Pizza & Grill A neighborhood ambience and a menu full of comforting Italian dishes marks Zio Gino Pizza and Grill as a local favorite. They offer two dog-friendly tables so Fido can dine with you, too. The menu ranges from sandwiches and pizza to traditional pasta dishes and entrees. You can order your pizza whole, by the slice, Sicilian style, or gluten free to appeal to almost any palate and dietary need. Zio Gino is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday through Saturday from 11:00am to 9:30pm, and Sunday from 3:30pm to 8:30pm. See Details