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Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in South Orange, NJ

There’s 1 pet friendly Italian restaurant in South Orange that welcomes dogs at their outdoor tables, and 169 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 Orange. Bone appetit!

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
Pet Friendly Senza Gluten
Senza Gluten Senza Gluten, located in New York, NY, is an intimate Italian eatery that serves up a 100% gluten-free menu. Choose from options including starters, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, flatbread pizza, pasta, chicken, steak, seafood, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Cavolfiore Alla Parmigiana - breaded, fried, and baked cauliflower with buffalo mozzarella and parmesan in tomato sauce. Next, chow down on the Filetto Di Manzo - seared filet mignon in garlic, rosemary, sage, balsamic, and red wine reduction, served with soft polenta and sauteed escarole. Or go for the Tartufo Flatbread Pizza topped with mozzarella, button mushrooms, baby arugula, speck, white truffle oil, and olive oil. Senza Gluten is open Monday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. 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
Acqua at Peck Slip Authentic food and romantic atmosphere make dining at Acqua at Peck Slip like dining in a loving Italian home. Bring Fido during summer months and sit at an outdoor table. See Details
Que Pasta Que Pasta, located in Saddle Brook, NJ, is a casual Italian eatery where Fido can join you at a table on the outdoor patio. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, chicken, seafood, steak, pasta, baked dishes and more. See Details
Brooklyn Boys Pizza and Deli Brooklyn Boys is a casual Italian joint where well-behaved dogs are welcome at their outdoor, 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
Gelso & Grand Gelso and Grand, located in New York, NY, is a trendy Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, pasta, steak, veal, fish, pizza, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their several pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a Cucumber Smash (Beluga Transatlantic vodka, cucumber, basil) and an order of the Crispy Octopus with wheat berry, olive puree, and almond. Next, chow down on the Ricotta and Spinach Agnolotti with white wine beurre blanc, hazelnut, and pickled horseradish. Or go for the Artichoke Pizza topped with gorgonzola, mozzarella, caramelized onions, and pickled onions. Gelso and Grand is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 1am, and Friday through Saturday from 11am to 2am. 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
Adoro Lei Adoro Lei, located in New York, NY, serves up elevated Italian cuisine. Choose from menu options including soups, salads, paninis, shareable dishes, seafood, chicken, steak, veggies, pizza, pasta, 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 Worship Wings - chicken wings with marsala sauce, caramelized onions, crumbled bacon, gorgonzola, and your choice of hot or mild sauce. Next, chow down on the Lover's Purses - pasta purses with artisanal cheese, pear, brown butter sage sauce, roasted walnuts, arugula, and parmigiano shavings. Or go for a slice of the Pietro Pizza topped with marinated cherry tomatoes, basil, pecorino, wild arugula, prosciutto, parmigiano shavings, and truffle oil. If you're feeling adventurous, feel free to sink your teeth into their unique Giacomo Pie - a savory cocoa crust topped with cocoa and nibs, housemade mozzarella, bacon, fig puree, gorgonzola, and caramelized onions! Adoro Lei is open Sunday through Wednesday from 12pm to 11pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 12pm to 1am. See Details
Johnny Pepperoni Johnny Pepperoni is an Italian American restaurant with several dog-friendly tables where you can sit so long as your pet is leashed and sitting on the outside of the small fence. The menu is populated with classic pasta dishes, specialty entrees, and parmigiana plates. They offer unique pizzas like the Clam Pie and Eggplant Pie sure to appeal to almost any palate. Johnny Pepperoni is open Monday through Fridayfrom 5pm to 10m and Saturday through Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Biagio's Italian Gourmet Biagio's Italian Gourmet, located in Stirling, NJ, is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a myriad of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, wraps, pasta, seafood, pork, chicken, veal, veggies, and more. Let Fido tag along for the day and snag a seat at one of their three pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Pulpo Affogato - Mediterranean octopus braised in a spicy cherry tomato sauce, and served over a toasted crostini bread. Next, chow down on the Ravioli di Casa - homemade cheese ravioli served in a creamy pink vodka sauce with sauteed spinach and grated Parmigiano Reggiano. Or go for the Veal Saltimbocca - thinly scalloped veal in white wine sauce, layered with prosciutto and mozzarella, and served with the veggie of the day. Biagio's Italian Gourmet is open Tuesday from 8am to 6pm, Wednesday through Friday from 8am to 9pm, Saturday from 7:30am to 9pm, and Sunday from 7:30am to 1:30pm. See Details
Serafina Enjoy chic, high-end pizza at this popular spot on the East Side. Pets are welcome outside, but look out for crowds on busy nights! See Details
Panello Panello has a passion for handcrafted, wood fired pizza and classic Italian pasta. They welcome you to dine with your leashed pet at their three dog-friendly tables. Panello offers a range of small plates great for snacking or sharing along with specialty pizzas and pasta entrees like gnocchi. The menu also features fire-roasted specials including mushroom risotto or hangar steak. Panello is open Tuesday thorugh Saturday from 5:30pm to 10:00pm and Sunday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. See Details
Pappardella Pappardella, located in New York, NY, is an intimate Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes in a casual atmosphere. Choose from menu options including small plates, salads, paninis, pizza, pasta, seafood, lamb, chicken, chicken, steak, veal, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their ten pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal (smaller dogs, only, please, due to the narrow nature of their terrace.) Start off with an order of the Prosciutto Di Parma E Melone - classic parma ham, cantaloupe, sea salt, and lemon. Next, chow down on the Funghi Pizza topped with wild mushrooms, alfredo sauce, and truffle oil. Or go for the Tagliatelle Spinachi with shrimp, roasted cherry tomatoes, olive oil, and roasted garlic. Pappardella is open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 11:30pm, Friday from 12pm to 12am, Saturday from 11am to 12am, and Sunday from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Arte Cafe Arte Cafe is a casual Italian eatery located in New York, NY, that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, seafood, pizza, parmigiana dishes, veal, chicken, veggies, pasta, steak, 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 Mista Artisanal with lettuce, strawberries, pine nuts, goat cheese, and aged balsamic. Next, tuck into the Ravioli with homemade ricotta and spinach ravioli in a pink vodka sauce. Or go for a slice of the Parma Pie topped with mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, prosciutto, arugula, and shaved parmigiano. Arte Cafe is open Sunday through Monday from 12pm to 12am, Tuesday through Thursday from 12pm to 1am, and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 2am. See Details
Angelina's Angelina's serves Staten Islanders upscale Italian fare with lovely waterfront views. Pets welcome at outdoor tables. 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
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
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
Olio e Piu Olio e Piu, located in New York, NY, is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious Italian eats. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, pasta, chicken, seafood, pork, steak, pizza, 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 Polipetti Alla Griglia - char-grilled baby octopus with potatoes, red onion, olives, and fresh lemon. Next, chow down on the Spaghetti Alla Carbonara with prosciutto, parmesan, egg, pepper, and chili oil. Or go for the Abbondante Pizza topped with mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, roasted peppers, Italian sausage, and basil. Olio e Piu is open Sunday through Thursday from 8am to 12am, and Friday through Saturday from 8am to 1am. See Details
Roman Nose Roman Nose offers a couple of dog-friendly tables around the edge of the patio. Their menu emphasizes fresh ingredients in classic dishes with pizza, soups, pasta, and lots of options for both vegetarian and gluten free diners. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 4pm, and they offer a full list of beverages including wine, beer, and cocktails. Roman Nose is open Tuesday through Friday from 12pm to 10pm and Saturday through Sunday from 11am to 10pm. See Details
Giano This fun spot offers two styles of Italian cuisine - modern & traditional. Enjoy your meal in the backyard garden with Fido during the summer. See Details
Pepe Rosso Caffe Large selection of Italian favorites at reasonable prices and with speedy service. Pet-friendly outdoor patio in back. See Details
Trattoria Pesce & Pasta A quaint neighborhood Italian restaurant. Outdoor tables in front are dog friendly. See Details