Manhattan Dog-Friendly Restaurants

Dining Al Fresco With Your Furry Companion

Getting hungry after your appointment at East Side Animal Hospital? Fortunately, there are a number of eateries nearby in Manhattan that welcome both you and your dog in their outdoor dining areas. So don't leave your favorite canine at home when you feel like dining out. Grab the leash and make your pup's day!

*As policies can change, we recommend calling before embarking (pun intended) on a lunch or dinner date with your furry friend. Here are a few outdoor dog-friendly dining options in midtown Manhattan to make bellies happy and tails wag:

Melt Shop (American, sandwiches)
601 Lexington Avenue
(212) 759-6358
Melt Shop is run by self-described makers of "the best damn sandwich on the planet," and your pup is sure to enjoy accompanying you to this mecca of comfort food. Just be sure to save him a bite!

Morso (Italian)
420 E 59th St
(212) 759-2706
If your canine companion is in the mood for Italian and something a bit more refined, head over to this nearby eatery that offers a fresh, bold take on classic favorites. Mangia!

Shake Shack (burgers)
Madison Avenue and 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 889-6600
Your favorite canine may not enjoy watching you sink your teeth into one of the best burgers in the city, but he will enjoy spending some extra time with you. And you can use some of your leftover funds to buy him a new toy!

Crave Fishbar (seafood)
945 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(646) 895-9585
Grab a table on Crave Fishbar's front patio and enjoy their $1 oyster happy hour on weekdays from 5-7pm while people watching with your furry friend!

Cinema Cafe On 34th (American)
505 Third Ave
New York NY 10016
(212) 689-9022
Rub elbows (and noses) with the hip and relaxed crowd at this stylish spot in Murray Hill. Your sweet pup is sure to get some pats from fellow diners while you enjoy the trendy fare.

*Remember, it’s always a good idea to call ahead before taking your trip, as restaurant policies in Manhattan are subject to change. And if you and Fido are feeling a little full after your fine dining experience, both of you can get some exercise at a Manhattan dog park or run.