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Where to Dine With Your Dog in Westchester County


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

This year’s Westminster Dog Show takes place at Lyndhurst in Tarrytown (June 11 to 13) and, although the scenic site will be closed to visitors, dog lovers will surely get into the spirt of the occasion by watching it on the tube and going out to eat at spots that welcome, well, Spot! These Westchester restaurants are the paw-fect places to enjoy some quality food and drink in the company of your very best friend.   

The Dog Den

1 Main Street, White Plains; 914.328.3288

You and your furry best friend can enjoy some 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 to choose from, 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!

Hudson Social

11 Station Plaza, 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 10583; 914.874.5328

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 Spot. 


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The Lazy Boy Saloon

154 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains 10601; 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 an over-the-top milkshake loaded with Oreos, Fruity Pebbles, chocolate chip cookies, and/or cotton candy.

Lefteris Gyro

1 Broadway, Tarrytown 10591; 914.524.9687

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

Ocean House Oyster Bar + Grill

49 N Riverside Ave, Croton-On-Hudson 10520; 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 10533; 914.591.5888

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

River Outpost Brewing Co.

5 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill 10566; 914.788.4555

With beers brewed on location, River Outpost Brewing Co. is Westchester’s newest craft beer brewery 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 cheese steak, or buffalo chicken pizza for the ultimate experience.


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Stephen’s Green

12 Fisher Ave, Tuckahoe 10707; 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 knock-out Jameson Irish Burger.

Via Forno

2 Garth Rd, Scarsdale 10583; 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 the Arthur Ave pressed panini will satisfy all your Italian food cravings.


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Walter’s Hot Dogs

937 Palmer Ave, Mamaroneck 10543; 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? Choose from eighteen flavors of milkshakes.


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Wood & Fire

59 Marble Ave, Pleasantville 10570; 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, parmigiana, 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 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 compliment 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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