New York City Pet Friendly Restaurants

The Animalista NYC pet friendly restaurants
If your looking for New York City pet friendly restaurants so you can bring your dog look no further, our list will provide some great options

New York City has some of the most amazing restaurants in the world. Whatever you’re craving, they’ve got it. From Mediterranean to Lebanese to French and everything in between, your taste buds will be satisfied. However when you’ve got your fur baby along, you need more than just great food – you need a pet friendly establishment to enjoy a leisurely meal with your loved ones (both the two-legged and four-legged). Luckily, New York City is incredibly dog friendly and there are so many wonderful cafes, restaurants and bars that open their doors to furry friends. Here is our list to some of our favorite New York City pet-friendly eateries.

Barking Dog

1678 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10128 // 212-831-1800

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Barking Dog is a dog friendly restaurant on the Upper East Side. The whole restaurant and menu is canine-themed and absolutely adorable. Dogs and humans are welcomed on the outside patio complete with a doggy watering fountain for the furry one.

The Animalista NYC pet friendly restaurants- Barking Dog


144 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003 // 212-228-9682

Established in 1954, Vesleka is a chic little spot in the heart of the East Village that serves up traditional Ukranian food. No matter if you’re looking for a little brunch action with your friends or a filling evening meal, Vesleka is your answer. Their outdoor wraparound sidewalk seating is the perfect spot to bring your furry friend to enjoy an afternoon bite, with plenty of shade for them to hang. They’ve even been known to give out homemade dog bones, so make sure you ask your waiter!

The Animalista NYC pet friendly restaurants - Veselka

Black Door

127 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001 // 212-645-0215

The Black Door is a neighborhood bar and event space that is pet friendly. While they don’t have any outdoor space, pets are welcome inside to hang while their owners sip on hand-crafted cocktails and beverages. The staff is friendly, pet-loving, and will spoil your fur baby with love and affection.

The Animalista NYC pet friendly restaurants - Black Door

Bluestone Lane

Multiple locations in the Financial District, Brooklyn, East Village, West Village, Greenwich, Flatiron District, Manhattan West, Hudson Yard, Garment District, Time Square, Bryant Park, Midtown, Upper West Side

Bluestone Lane is an Australian-inspired coffee shop and café that has multiple locations throughout the city. It’s a great healthy spot for a lite bite and delicious coffee. Their locations are dog friendly so you can bring your doggy with you to order a take-away treat and enjoy it at their outdoor café tables complete with water bowls! Or take your coffee on the road and head to a local dog park and let your doggy explore and meet new friends.

The Animalista NYC pet friendly restaurants - Bluestone Lane


29 E 2nd St, New York, NY 10003 // 212-335-0114

Humans can enjoy an elevated take on traditional Mexican dishes and tantalizing margaritas at this hip bustling East Village restaurant. Rosie’s is a colorful, vibrant restaurant and provides the perfect place to grab an appetizer and cocktail mid-day or a little dinner with friends. Request a table outside and your pup will also be in heaven in the shady overhang of the large outdoor patio.

The Animalista NYC pet friendly restaurants - Rosie's


303 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211 // 347-294-4971

Yup, this is a dog-lovers sanctuary. Luckydog is a funky little hipster bar for dogs, humans and beer. Located in Brooklyn this hole-in-the-wall bar has plenty of pet-friendly indoor and outdoor seating as well as a backyard area for dogs to run and play while their humans enjoy a glass of wine or ice cold beer. Not a bad way to spend a hot New York City summer day.

The Animalista NYC pet friendly restaurants - Lucky Dog

This just scratches the surface on all the incredible pet-friendly New York City eateries! Luckily this big bustling city is very pet-centric and you’ll find many dog parks, parks, walking paths and outdoor water bowls along your journey. The Big Apple is never short of incredible places to eat, at all hours of the day. Whether you’re craving a yummy brunch, a lite salad with a great outdoor patio view, or a festive happy hour cocktail you’ll be able to bring your furry companion with you to enjoy a beautiful day in the big city!


By: Katlin May

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