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 Kim Marie's Eat n Drink Away
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 in Ashbury Park, NJ. 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Point Lobster Company
Point Lobster Company Point Lobster Company is a high end local seafood market in Point Pleasant Beach that has a dog-friendly patio with waterfront views. The menu features fresh, locally sourced seafood, lobster, fresh salads, sandwiches, and sides like hush puppies, coleslaw and sweet corn on the cob. The restaurant is BYOB. See Details
Dogtooth Bar & Grill Delicious seafood options, such as volcano shrimp, crab bisque, and lobster rolls. Dogs allowed on the patio. See Details
Yianni's Cafe If you're looking for a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, then you've got to try Yianni's Cafe. They have five pet-friendly outdoor tables, which are open during warm weather. They pride themselves on having the very best bagels at the shore, and specialize in Green and American cuisine. Try Greek favorites like the chicken souvlaki platter, or go for an American favorite like a burger or classic sandwich. See Details
Exit Zero Filling Station Housed in a former filling Station, Exit Zero is a local restaurant in Cape May, NJ serving Indian and Thai curries, burgers, sandwiches and more, plus beer and creative cocktails. Dogs may join you at outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. However, outdoor seating is popular. Call ahead to confirm the availability of dog-friendly outdoor seating before making the trip with Fido. See Details
Saltwater Cafe Dog friendly Saltwater Cafe in Cape May, NJ, is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Guests with dogs are seated on a beautiful covered patio surrounded by flower baskets. Friendly wait staff will bring bowls of water. Menu includes strawberry, peach, and hot apple pancakes, pigs in a blanket, bacon waffles, cheesy western omelets, New England clam chowder, crab cakes, cheesesteaks, and Italian grinders. See Details
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a brewery and restaurant with 25 dog-friendly tables outside. Located in Voorhees, they brew the beer the same way at all of their locations: milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, cooling, fermentation, filtering, and serving. At Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, you'll find lots of beers on-tap ranging from their signature series to all-new recipes on a regular basis. You can accompany your beer with something from the food menu, including hearth-baked pizzas, sandwiches, burgers, salads, and a number of desserts. One of the most popular items on the menu is the spicy Hawaiian pig pizza, topped with smoky bacon, andouille sausage, pepperoni, pineapple, serrano chiles, mozzarella, and sriracha tomato sauce. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Istanbul Cafe & Restaurant Istanbul Cafe & Restaurant offers Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine with five dog-friendly tables outdoors in Clifton, NJ. The food selections include a wide assortment of kebabs, pide, wraps, and breakfast options. The Turkish tea is particularly popular. All of their meat is certified halal, and their dishes are made from scratch. See Details
Johnny's Cafe & Bar Johnny's Cafe and Bar offers four dog-friendly tables outside during lunch only. The lunch menu features salads, sandwiches, seafood, and house specials like the BBQ Meatloaf. The sandwiches include classics like the turkey club and originals like the Pop Pop's Lunch open faced sandwich with Italian sausage, roasted peppers, onions, and scrambled eggs. Johnny's Cafe is open Sunday through Thursday from 7am to 10pm and Friday through Saturday from 7am to 2am. Lunch is served daily from 11am to 3pm. 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.


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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
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
Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery Located at the Atlantic City Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel, dog-friendly Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery offers delicious American food and drink in a lively and spacious setting that welcomes dogs at outside tables. A menu chock-full of tasty eats includes cream of crab soup, crispy calamari, Buffalo wings, lobster ravioli, filet mignon, braised St. Louis style ribs, blackened chicken Alfredo, pub burgers, and cheesesteaks. Wash it all down with craft beer, wine, sangria, and classic cocktails. Dogs can join their owners in the deck seating area. See Details
Mud Hen Mud Hen, located in Wildwood, NJ, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of tasty grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold brew and an order of the Southern Fried Oysters with cherry peppers, blistered cherry tomatoes, citrus zest, and pickled veggie tartar sauce. Next, chow down on the MudHen Burger topped with beer-soaked onions, fresh mozzarella, beer cheese, and crispy buttermilk onions on an onion brioche bun. Or go for the Shrimp Po' Boy with crispy shrimp, cabbage slaw, shredded lettuce, roasted tomato, shaved red onion, tartar sauce, cocktail sauce, and Cajun crema served on ciabatta bread. Mud Hen is open daily from 11am to 11pm. See Details
Elysian Cafe Elysian Cafe in Hoboken, NJ, is a dog-friendly French eatery where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The best place for tasty burgers and they're half price on Mondays! Steak-frites are a must. Their outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details
Robin's Nest Whether an casual lunch, intimate dinner, or evening cocktail, the dog-friendly Robin's Nest is certain to satisfy with its elegant decor and sophisticated French-American menu. Choose from delicious options such as short rib tacos, Asian noodle salad, honey pecan chicken, bourbon glazed pork loin, and chipotle salmon. Opens at 11am Monday thru Saturday and 10am on Sunday. See Details
Jon & Patty's Coffee Bar & Bistro Jon & Patty's Coffee Bar & Bistro in Ocean City, NJ, welcomes Fido at pet-friendly outdoor tables. This restaurant was ranked one of the absolute best restaurants in Ocean City and has won numerous awards for their food and service. They pride themselves on classic American food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which includes homemade soups, burgers, breakfast sandwiches, and their famous fish tacos, which were featured in the Jersey Shore cookbook. See Details
Second Half on Main Second Half on Main, located in Denville, NJ, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Skirt Steak Nachos, the Blackened Salmon, or the Burgundy Sliders - black Angus beef patties topped with mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, and garlic burgundy sauce. See Details
The Chat & Nibble The Chat and Nibble in Asbury Park, NJ is a friendly, hometown eatery with several dog-friendly tables available out front when the weather is nice. Their specialty is American style breakfast, brunch, and lunch dishes. The regular menu is comprised of breakfast staples like omelets, pancakes, and breakfast sandwiches with specials like the Fish and Grits. For lunch, they serve a range of burgers, paninis, sandwiches, and other hands on bites with plenty of options for gluten free and vegetarian diners. See Details
Drip N Scoop Drip N' Scoop is the perfect place to stop in for a delicious treat in Ocean City. They have pet-friendly outdoor tables where you and your dog can enjoy a snack while soaking up the refreshing ocean breeze. Drip N' Scoop features coffee, ice cream, and doughnuts, all of which are homemade using fresh, high quality ingredients. 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
Napoli's Brick Oven Pizza Napoli's Brick Oven Pizza is a dog-friendly eatery in Hoboken, NJ, where Fido can join you at an outdoor table. The menu features a wide selection of salads, classic pizza, specialty dinners and pasta. There's even an option to make any pasta or specialty pizza gluten free. See Details
10th Ave Burrito Co 10th Ave Burrito Co is a dog-friendly restaurant located in Belmar, NJ. They serve fresh Mexi-Cali eats, craft beer and an ample tequila selection. Dogs are allowed to join you at the covered outdoor tables. Live music is often scheduled. See Details
The Surfing Pig The Surfing Pig is a dog-friendly restaurant in North Wildwood, NJ where your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the waterfront patio, or covered outdoor deck. Try the fresh oysters or jumbo shrimp cocktail at their raw bar, or try their fish tacos, brisket, and pulled barbecue sandwiches! See Details