Where to Dine With Your Dog in Westchester County

Check out these dog-friendly restaurants in Westchester. Adobe Stock / moodboard

Want to grab a bite with your four-legged friend in tow? These local restaurants are pooch-approved and great for a meal.

Additional reporting by Alyssa Politi

After taking your pup for a walk in the warm sunshine, cool drinks and tasty meals are a must for both of you. With summer here, it is the perfect time for dog lovers to go out to eat at spots that welcome, well, Spot! These Westchester restaurants are the paw-fect places to enjoy quality food and drink in the company of your very best friend.

The Dog Den

1 Main St, White Plains; 914.328.3288

You and your furry best friend can enjoy fun in the sun at this White Plains eatery nicknamed “The Home of Fun on a Bun!” With a wide range of menu items featuring hot dogs such as “The Buffalo Bill” and “The Cool Beans” and 25 toppings and condiments from which to choose, the possibilities are nearly endless. And while you’re chowing down on one of The Dog Den’s specialty grilled hot dogs on a toasted bun, your furry friend will enjoy their own doggy bag of treats, ensuring that neither you nor your pup ever leave hungry.

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Hudson Social

11 Station Plz, Dobbs Ferry;  914.478.3634

Right on the waterfront, this hip and happening social spot offers gorgeous views for both you and Rover. Feeling like a cocktail but don’t want to drink alone? Just ask your server to add a little more ice to the doggy dish, and you can both enjoy one on the rocks!

 

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Jackie B’s

28 Garth Rd, Scarsdale; 914.874.5328

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This casual dining experience in the heart of Scarsdale is known for its burgers, chicken sandwiches, 40 beers, and a lengthy cocktail menu. Plus, with a substantial amount of outdoor seating, there’s plenty of space for your four-legged pal at this dog-friendly restaurant.

 

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The Lazy Boy Saloon

154 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains; 914.761.0272

Pups who enjoy pub food, or those who sit quietly while their owners do, are welcome here for comforting classics like French onion soup topped with toasted croutons, melted Swiss, and mozzarella cheese or desserts like the chocolate mousse cup filled with three layers of smooth and creamy dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate mousse, doused in chocolate syrup and whipped cream.

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Lefteris Gyro

1 Main St, Tarrytown; 914.524.9687

With locations in Mount Kisco and Tarrytown, this restaurant, with its signature bright blue awning, marks the spot where those in the know flock for authentic Greek cuisine. Dogs feel at home in the outdoor seating area.

Ocean House Oyster Bar + Grill

49 N Riverside Ave, Croton-On-Hudson; 914.271.0702

This New England-style seafood restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy the company of friends, family, and fur babies. The truffle lobster mac ‘n’ cheese, fried oysters, and the traditional Maine lobster roll are a seafood lover’s dream, and Chef Brian Galvin does not disappoint with the sensational soft-shell crab special.

Red Hat on the River

1 Bridge St, Irvington-On-Hudson; 914.591.5888

From steak frites to steamed mussels and frisée aux lardons, this restaurant is a must for upscale cuisine and gorgeous views. The outdoor seating section can be enjoyed with your furry companion as well.

River Outpost Brewing Co.

5 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill; 914.788.4555

With beers brewed on location, River Outpost Brewing Co. is one of Westchester’s craft beer breweries serving a wide range of original beers, from IPAs to pilsners to stouts, and dogs are welcome at the beautiful outdoor patio. Craving a savory snack to go along with your favorite beer? Check out the Irish nachos, Philly cheesesteak, or buffalo chicken pizza for the ultimate experience at this dog-friendly beer haven.

Stephen’s Green

12 Fisher Ave, Tuckahoe; 914.337.1027

It’s a taste of Ireland in the heart of Tuckahoe, and all dogs are welcome on the covered patio, not just those with a brogue in their bark. Don’t miss the shepherd’s pie, curry, and the knockout Jameson Irish burger.

Via Forno

2 Garth Rd, Scarsdale; 914.556.6464

With traditional Italian classics and wine galore, Via Forno is home to high-end cuisine, fast-paced service, and a patio ideal for bringing along your dog to enjoy the warm weather. Plus, the gnocchi vodka pasta, eggplant parm, and Arthur Ave pressed panini will satisfy all your Italian food cravings.

 

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Walter’s Hot Dogs

937 Palmer Ave, Mamaroneck; 914.500.5029

Known for the best hot dogs since 1919, Walter’s is a summer staple — and its dogs are not the only ones you’ll find in the outdoor seating area. Try the sensational Puffy Dog, topped with a layer of smashed and grilled potato puffs that will take your traditional hot dog to new heights. Want something sweet at this dog-friendly spot? Choose from eighteen flavors of milkshakes.

 

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Wood & Fire

59 Marble Ave, Pleasantville; 914.747.2611

This family-owned restaurant has become a county destination for its large variety of wood-oven pizzas and gourmet pastas, and the outdoor seating sends off ultimate summer vibes and welcomes dogs along for the ride. Indoors, the interior is rustic and satisfying for meals like ravioli al forno, topped with vodka sauce, braised short rib, melted fontina, parmigiano, and basil.

 

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Yonkers Brewing Co.

92 Main St, Yonkers; 914.226.8327

Known for quality hand-crafted beer like the signature Yonkers Lager, this dog-friendly spot is a must-try for the food, too. From crispy parmesan Brussels sprouts to pulled pork nachos and a hummus plate, the small plate selection includes the perfect appetizers to complement your beer. Located right off the Yonkers Metro-North station, the wide outdoor seating is an ideal spot to enjoy a glass of the brewery’s finest beer with Fido at your side. 

 

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