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

Pet Friendly Harpoons on the Bay
Harpoons on the Bay Situated directly on the Delaware Bay in Cape May with sunsets to die for, at the dog-friendly 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
Pet Friendly Pier 115 Bar & Grill
Pier 115 Bar & Grill Pier 115 Bar and Grill is based right off the water, and offers six dog-friendly tables and three couches. The menu includes a selection of upscale bar bites like the Buffalo Mozzarella and Prosciutto sanwich or the 40 Day Dry Aged NY Strip. The drink selection includes a large range of draft beer, craft brews, bottle beers, wine, cocktails, and more. The Pier 115 Bar and Grill kitchen is open Sunday through Wednesday from 12pm to 11pm and Thursday through Saturday from 12pm to 12am. The bar is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm until late and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 3am. See Details
Patrick's Pub Patrick's Pub is a classic Irish pub in Lake Hopatcong, NJ. Their menu includes a mix of classic bar bites, burgers, sandwiches and more. Guests can also enjoy favorites from across the pond, like Fish & Chips. Patrick's Pub offers a vast list of domestic and imported beer. Leashed dogs can sit on the pet-friendly patio which boasts views of Lake Hopatcong's River Styx Cove. Reservations are recommended. See Details
Blue Eyes Restaurant Blue Eyes Restaurant is a Frank Sinatra-themed, Italian restaurant with views of the water and the city. They offer two dog-friendly tables so you may want to call ahead before visiting. The menu is focused around Italian classics with traditional pasta, seafood, and veal dishes. They also offer a Napoletana pizza and an intimate list of wine, beer, and specialty drinks like bellinis and sangria. Blue Eyes Restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 12pm to 10pm and Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm. See Details
South Dock Cafe South Dock Cafe offers a raw bar, 1/2 lb burgers, fish tacos, pulled pork/chicken sandwiches, and crab cakes. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
Motts Creek Inn Motts Creek Inn is a waterfront American eatery with boat access and a dog-friendly patio in Galloway, NJ. They serve a variety of eats like burgers, seafood, salads, sandwiches and more. Dogs are welcome to join you at outdoor tables. Motts Creek Inn is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30 am to 9 pm and Friday & Saturday from 11:30 am to 11pm. See Details
The Lobster House The Lobster House is a Fisherman's Wharf staple with casual fine dining. They offer three dog-friendly dockside tables for well-behaved, leashed pets. The menu higlights the flavors of the ocean, but there are plenty of options for landlubbers, too. Some of the specials are the raw bar dishes, soft shell crabs, and lobster. The Lobster House also offers a take out shop so you can get your seafood fix on the go. They are open daily January through March from 11:30am to 3:00pm and again from 4:30pm to 9:00pm. From April through December, they are open daily from11:30am to 3:00pm and again from 4:30pm to 10:00pm. See Details
Waypoint 622 Waypoint 622 offers relaxing waterfront dining and a varied menu that features tuna tartare, firecracker shrimp, filet mignon, lobster mac and cheese, and beer-battered Alaskan cod sandwiches. Outdoor seating area welcomes dogs. See Details
Dockside Cafe Dockside Cafe is a casual joint that offers patrons the opportunity to dine on delicious eats while enjoying a beautiful waterfront view. Choose from menu options including omelettes, pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, French toast, soups, salads, seafood, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their six pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Baby Jane Sandwich with corned beef, turkey, Swiss, coleslaw, and Russian dressing on rye bread. Or go for the Boston Burger topped with cheddar cheese, fried onions, and horseradish. Dockside Cafe is open daily from 7am to 3pm. See Details
Langosta Lounge Dog-friendly Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park, NJ, welcomes Fido to join you at outdoor tables with beautiful ocean views. They are located on the boardwalk and serve global vacation cuisine and farm-to-table specials. The creative menu includes items such as vegan Buddha bowls, Pu Pul platters for two, poke nachos, burgers, short ribs, lobster enchiladas, curry dishes, Szechuan chicken, and fresh sushi. Local beer, wine, cocktails also available. See Details
The Boatyard The Boatyard is a dog-friendly, seasonal waterfront beer garden and restaurant where visitors are welcome to arrive by boat or land. Fido is welcome to join you on a waterfront picnic table with umbrellas. Try their lobster rolls, fried cheese curds, or vegetarian plant-based sliders while you are there! See Details
Gazebo Grill And Sushi Bar Gazebo Grill and Sushi Bar is a casual joint that serves up a variety of delicious eats all with a fantastic view from the waterfront patio! Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna with red pepper onion slaw and wasabi citrus aioli. Next, chow down on the Dirty Jersey Burger - a half-pound Angus burger topped with bacon, American cheese, and a fried egg on a pork roll. Or go for the Boston Sushi Roll with spicy shrimp, lettuce, cream cheese, avocado, cucumber, and Japanese mayo. See Details
McLoone's Boathouse McLoone's Boathouse is a dog-friendly restaurant with views of Orange Reservoir in West Orange, NJ. Fido is welcome to join you at a table with an umbrella on the outdoor patio. The eatery serves lunch, brunch, and dinner. Dine on salads, soups, handhelds, seafood dishes, or something from the raw bar. A full bar is available. See Details
Bahrs Landing Restaurant Bahrs Landing Restaurant is a family-owned & operated restaurant in Highlands, NJ that has been a local staple since 1917. The menu highlights include options from the raw bar, chowders, seafood platters, coastal creations and more. Pair your meal with a cold beer, glass of wine or a specialty cocktail like the Lobster Boss Martini. Fido can join you at a pet-friendly table on the outdoor patio. See Details
Mayfair Boardwalk Grill Family-owned and operated concession stand serving burgers, footlong original boardwalk hot dogs, funnel cakes, and more. Front tables are dog friendly. See Details