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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 Poppi's Brick Oven Pizza
Poppi's Brick Oven Pizza Poppi's Brick Oven Pizza is a dog-friendly pizzeria in Wildwood, NJ where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the covered patio. This restaurant offers modern Italian-American fare such Napoli pizzas, baked pastas, and fresh salads. Don't forget to pick up their Nutella pizza for dessert! See Details
Pet Friendly Teresa Caffe
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
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
Mama's Cafe Baci Mama's Cafe Baci is a dog-friendly Italian restaurant in Hackettstown, NJ, that serves a traditional menu of Italian favorites in a casual and inviting atmosphere where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. Patrons will feast on delicious dishes such as meatball parmigiana sandwiches, hand-tossed personal pizza, baked lasagna, lobster ravioli, veal fresco, seafood risotto, Osso Buco with fettuccine Alfredo, and for dessert lovers, tiramisu, cannoli, and molten chocolate cake. Dogs are welcome on the "Pooch Cafe" patio where water and mats are available. See Details
La PizzaTega La PizzaTega offers two dog-friendly tables and a diverse menu of Italian comfort food. Some of the specials include the involtini, a ribbon-like pasta which is stuffed with various fillings and then rolled up. You'll find standard pasta dishes, pizzas, and sandwiches along with unique options like the cheesesteak pizza or the house ""tega"" pizzas with abundant toppings. La PizzaTega is available for dine in, take out, or delivery to suit your schedule." See Details
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
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
Zanos of Brooklyn Zano's of Brooklyn is a casual Italian eatery that serves up a variety of delicious cuisine. Choose from menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, paninis, pasta, cheesesteaks, chicken, pork, veggies, 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 Mushrooms stuffed with crabmeat. Next, chow down on the Imported Italian Sandwich with prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, and roasted peppers. Or go for the Pork Chop with hot cherry peppers, spinach, and melted provolone. Zano's of Brooklyn is open Monday from 10am to 6pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 9am to 7pm, Friday through Saturday from 9am to 8:30pm, and Sunday from 9am to 6pm. 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
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
Alfonso's Family Trattoria & Gourmet Pizzeria Alfonso's Family Trattoria & Gourmet Pizzeria is a dog-friendly Italian restaurant in Somerville, NJ where Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio, with umbrellas for shade. Alfonso's has been serving up a family-friendly take on high-end Italian dining for over 30 years. Don't forget to try their shrimp scampi and Giambotta while you are there! See Details
Uno Pizzeria & Grill In addition to pizza, Uno offers burgers, pasta, seafood, and entree salads. Outdoor patio is dog friendly. 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
Bocca Bocca is an Italian-inspired bistro with four dog-friendly tables. Their extensive menu ranges from raw bar selections and pasta to burgers and signature subs. They offer tradition and pan pizzas with a huge selection of toppings for veggie lovers and carnivores alike. The entree options include healthy choices like the Orange Ginger Scallops or the Pasta di Verdure. There are several gluten free mains on the menu, too. Bocca boasts a full service bar and often hosts open mic nights, live music, and other events. The restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 1am, Friday through Saturday from 11am to 2am, and Sunday from 10am to 12am. 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
Carlucci's Italian Grill Carlucci's Italian Grill serves authentic Italian cuisine to the West Windsor community. The large outdoor, dog-friendly patio has an awning and umbrellas for shade. 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
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
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
Joey's Place Joey's Place is a casual Italian eatery located in Whiting, NJ, that serves up a variety of delicious dishes. Choose from menu options including appetizers, salads, pasta, seafood, chicken, baked dishes, pizza, calzones, strombolis, subs, cheesesteaks, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their few pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Penne with Vodka Sauce, or go for the Grilled Chicken Sub with fresh mozzarella and roasted red peppers. Joey's Place is open daily from 11am to 10pm. 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
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