Dog Friendly Italian Restaurants in New Jersey

No need to leave Fido in the hotel room when you want to grab a bite! No matter where you're headed, we can point you towards great Italian restaurants in New Jersey that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly DeAnna's Restaurant & Bar
DeAnna's Restaurant & Bar DeAnna's is a classy little pasta house with a pleasant atmosphere. Three-course dinner specials on Tuesdays. Offers a water bowl to Fido! See Details
Pet Friendly Cafe Graziella
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
Buona Sera Buona Sera is pet-friendly and is known in town for its tasty Italian food and its nightlife! See Details
Villa Barone Villa Barone dishes up Italian cuisine that won't break the bank. Grab Fido on a summer night and enjoy the outdoor tables together! See Details
Mario's Pizza and Italian Eatery Mario's is known for quality pizza, specialty sandwiches, homemade paninis, and garlic knots. Outdoor seating welcomes pets. See Details
Filomena Cucina Rustica For a southern Italian experience, bring Fido to Filomena Cucina Rustica, where the service is great and the big portions are even better. See Details
Uno Pizzeria & Grill In addition to pizza, Uno offers burgers, pasta, seafood, and entree salads. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. 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
Gaetano's Gaetano's offers comforting homestyle Italian eats in their market atmosphere. Ideal lunch spot for you and Fido. Dog-friendly tables can only accommodate two people. See Details
Momento II Momento II is ready to serve you an Italian meal you won't forget. Why not bring your best friend Fido to join you at their outdoor tables? See Details
Anthony's Anthony's is one of the best Italian restaurant in South Jersey. A real delight! Closed on Mondays. Bring Fido any other day! See Details
Bella Sogno Bella Sogno may be hard to find, but you'll be glad you looked when you're enjoying your excellent Italian meal with Fido at your feet! See Details
Porta Porta is an upbeat, modern Italian restaurant with two pet-friendly tables. Their menu highlights the specialty pizzas with vegetarian, vega, and meat options. They also serve house-made meatballs, pasta mains, salads, and signature sandwiches like the Pork Cutlet Parm. Porta serves an eclectic drink menu with wine, house cocktails, beer, and cordials. Brunch is served on Sunday from 11am to 4pm with live jazz from 12pm to 3pm. The kitchen is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 4pm to 11pm, Saturday from 1pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 1pm to 10pm. The main floor is open Monday through Friday from 12pm to 2am and Saturday through Sunday from 11am to 2am. See Details
Buona Vita Buona Vita, located in Somers Point, NJ, is a casual Italian eatery serving up deliciously authentic dishes. Choose from menu options including starters, salads, pasta, seafood, poultry, veal, 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 Melanzane Ripieno - lightly fried sliced eggplant stuffed with whipped fresh ricotta, topped with fontina cheese, and finished with marinara sauce. Next, chow down on the Penne Alla Puttanesca - penne pasta sauteed with black olives, anchovies, and Italian long hot peppers in a housemade tomato gravy. Or go for the Agnelo - New Zealand lamb chops sauteed with porcini mushrooms, roasted peppers, and an asparagus brandy demiglace. Buona Vita is open during the summer daily from 4pm to 10pm, however from October 15th through April 15th, they are open Wednesday through Sunday only! See Details
Villa Rifici Villa Rifici is a pet-friendly Italian restaurant with over a dozen outdoor tables perfect for you and your pooch. Their menu includes pasta galore with seafood, chicken, vegetables, and other flavorful ingredients. The house specials include hearty dishes like braised short ribs over polenta, papperdelle pistachio, and filet mignon. Of course, they offer Italian staples like flatbreads, pizzas, and veal dishes, too. Villa Rifici is open Sunday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday thorugh Saturday from 11am to 12am. See Details
The Italian Kitchen Express The Italian Kitchen Express, located in Wildwood, NJ, is a casual eatery serving up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including pizza, salads, chicken, veal, seafood, wings, gyros, steak sandwiches, pasta, risotto, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Chicken Wings in your choice of flavor (Buffalo, Parmesan, Marsala, Garlic and Oil, Alfredo, Lemon Butter, Fra Diablo, and more) served with bleu cheese and celery. Or go for the Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza topped with chicken, bacon, ham, and bleu cheese. Before you leave, be sure to try one of their cannolis! Choose from flavors like Original, Pistachio, Butterscotch, Nutella, Key Lime, Banana Cream, Peanut Butter, and more!) The Italian Kitchen Express is open daily from 11am to 2am. See Details
Teresa Caffe Teresa Caffe 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 sanwiches 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 served standard breakfasta options along with their unique breakfast pizzas with ingredients like wild mushrooms, scrambled eggs, and truffle oil. Teresa Caffe is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm, Friday from 11am to 12am, Saturday from 9am to 12am, and Sunday from 9am to 10pm. 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
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
Mossuto's Market You can sit in the front outdoor seating under the awning or in the back by the bacci court! Great on a nice day and the food is amazing (pasta, pizza, steaks, antipasto, even a Nutella sundae for dessert!) See Details
LaScala's Pronto LaScala�s Pronto is a fast-casual Italian spot serving up Italian-American classics like stromboli, flatbreads, brick-oven pizza, pasta, sandwiches, seafood, chicken and veal dishes, and salads. Fido is welcome to join at any of the six outdoor dog-friendly tables while you enjoy a quick home-style Italian meal. Try the Spaghetti and Meatballs, or go for the Grilled Chicken with linguini, lemon-basil mushroom sauce, and goat cheese. The Tomato Pie Brick Oven Pizza is a fan-favorite as well. Homemade Cannoli tops the dessert menu at this lunch-friendly joint. Don�t forget to BYOB! LaScala�s Pronto is open from 10:00am to 9:30pm Sunday through Thursday and 10:00am to 10:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays. See Details