Dog Friendly 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 restaurants in New Jersey that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Wonder Bar
Wonder Bar Wonder Bar is super dog-friendly! Asbury Park's Historic Rock Bar featuring a fun menu of Jersey Boardwalk eats ("The World Famous Wonder Burger"), and the one and only "Yappy Hour." Check their website for current Yappy Hour schedule. Dogs must be neutered and have current rabies tag or dog license. Choke, prong and spike collars are not permitted. The Yappy Hour deck is for customers 21 and over. See Details
Pet Friendly Brickwall Tavern & Dining Room
Brickwall Tavern & Dining Room Located within walking distance from Wesley Lake and Kennedy Park, Brickwall Tavern & Dining Room is a great spot to catch a game, gather with friends, and relax with a cold brew in the dog-friendly sidewalk seating area. Select from over a dozen craft beers on tap to complement a menu of tavern favorites like shrimp and grits, mac and cheese, turkey burgers, blackened catfish, St. Louis style ribs, and fish or beef tacos. Open daily 11am to 2am. See Details
Harpoons on the Bay Situated directly on the Delaware Bay with sunsets to die for, at Harpoons on the Bay, you'll have to agree you've found paradise! They offer over 250 frozen drinks from the full bar. A tropical delight awaits your arrival. If that isn't enough to tempt you, the food is great and the service is friendly. Outdoor seating welcomes Fido. See Details
Dunkin Donuts Dunkin Donuts is a popular coffeeshop and donut chain that allows dogs in certain areas. See Details
The Rusty Nail The Rusty Nail features avast array of surf and turf dishes, plus two fabulous outdoor dining areas that allow dogs. Friday and Saturday nights feature live music after 5pm. 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
Blue Pig Tavern Located in the historic Congress Hall, Blue Pig Tavern has one of the best dog-friendly outdoor dining areas in Cape May. Menu offers tasty comfort food such as baked mac and cheese, roasted beet salad, grilled reubens, smoked salmon sandwiches, and turkey burgers. See Details
Witherspoon Grill Witherspoon Grill has an active bar scene and steaks that satisfy. Avoid the crowds on Fri-Sat so you can eat at outdoor tables with Fido! See Details
Dogtooth Bar & Grill Delicious seafood options, such as volcano shrimp, crab bisque, and lobster rolls. Dogs allowed on the patio. See Details
Zoe's Beachfront Eatery Zoe's is located beachfront across from Cape May's Promenade, featuring dog-friendly outdoor seating, and serving breakfast, lunch, and early dinners. Menu includes omelets, French toast, pancakes, egg sandwiches, burgers, wraps, grilled cheese, hot and cold hoagies, po'boys, and lobster rolls. See Details
Pop's Garage Pop's Garage serves authentic Mexican in a very beachy setting. Great for a fun lunch with a friend and Fido. Alfresco dining awaits you! See Details
Riverside Cafe Family-owned since 1967, Riverside serves delicious seafood, burgers, and award-winning breakfast sandwiches. Just steps from the Doggy beach, they welcome Fido pets and their proud owners with full views of the Manasquan Inlet waterway. Fresh water and doggy treats for your pet. See Details
Just Jakes Jake's offers burgers, flatbreads, quesadillas, ribeye, and grilled chicken caprese. Outside patio welcomes dogs. See Details
Lambertville Station The dog-friendly Lambertville Station is best known for their inventive brunch and savory selection of wild game. Choose from delicious options such as lobster and crab bisque, mushroom ravioli, jambalaya, crab cakes, crispy half duck, plus exotic meats like wild boar, ostrich, python, and elk. Dogs are welcome in the covered outdoor seating section. Opens at 11:30am Monday thru Saturday and 10:30am on Sunday. Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. See Details
The Chatterbox Chatterbox offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner offerings, but specializes in milkshakes, floats, and ice cream sundaes. Covered outdoor seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Famous Dave's Famous Dave's offers tasty BBQ at the right price, a casual atmosphere, and outdoor seating that is dog friendly. A menu packed with flavor and spice features mouthwatering meats such as award-winning St. Louis style ribs, Texas beef brisket, Georgia chopped pork, and hot link sausages, plus burgers, sandwiches, and traditional sides. Open 11am to 10pm seven days a week. Call ahead to ensure table availability. See Details
Kim Marie's Eat n' Drink Away Located a block from the Asbury Park Boardwalk and across the street from The Berkeley Hotel, Kim Marie's offers something for everyone. A menu full of comfort food, traditional breakfasts, a variety of homemade salads, beef, chicken, pork, and seafood entrees, great bar specials, and dog-friendly outdoor seating with a special doggie menu. Open daily from 11am to 2am. 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
Surf Taco Surf Taco gets creative with tempora and tex-mex burrito and taco options. Quick and dependable so you and Fido get what you want! See Details
Johnny Macs A wide selection of beer and cocktails, games, and free pizza. Outdoor sidewalk seating is dog friendly. See Details
Harbor View Restaurant Harbor View offers a variety of fresh seafood entrees as well as sushi, burgers, hot sandwiches, baby back pork ribs, and over fired pizza. Deck dining area welcomes leashed dogs. Boat docking is available. 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
Goodnight Irene's Brew Pub Goodnight Irene's offers a bevy of craft beer and a food menu that includes pizza, burgers, fish and chips, and flatiron steak. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. See Details
Bum Rogers Crabhouse Nice place with right next to dog-friendly (on the non-swimming beaches) Island Beach Park. Good food, outdoor patio available for dogs. See Details