Madison Pour House

1110 Madison Avenue,
Albany, NY 12208
This pub offers more than 40 draft and cask beers and over 100 bottles and cans. The menu is limited but creative and delicious. Snacks include hot pretzels, deviled eggs, and house-made potato chips served with a warm onion dip. Heartier fare includes a bacon cheddar brat served on a pretzel bun with sauerkraut, The Drunken Slider (bourbon pulled pork), and Macilla Mac Attack, a skillet full of mac n cheese that you can have bacon or a brat added to, if you like. Enjoy it all with your canine buddy on their pet-friendly patio.

The Olde English Pub and Pantry

683 Broadway,
Albany, NY 12207
Located on Quackenbush Square in historic downtown Albany, this pub offers a multitude of English and American craft beers and hard ciders on tap and in bottles and cans, as well as 16 different single-malt Scotches. The menu is an eclectic mix of Brit, Indian, and American comfort food, including Guinness Brisket Pot Pie, Coconut Curry Hot Pot, and Classic Cheeseburger. They have a beautiful pet-friendly back garden patio where you can relax and enjoy it all with your best buddy.

Dept of General Services Dog Park

44 Richard J Conners Blvd,
Albany, NY 12204
Pet Friendly Dept of General Services Dog Park in Albany, NY
This is a fenced-in, off-lead area just north of the I-90 bridge overpass and Huck Finns Warehouse. Dogs must be friendly with other dogs, vaccinations current, and, at all times, under their owner's control. For safety, dogs must also be leashed when not in the designated off-lead areas.

Iron Gate Cafe

182 Washington Avenue,
Albany, NY 12210
Pet Friendly Iron Gate Cafe in Albany, NY
Located in downtown Albany, on Center Square, you can enjoy breakfast, brunch, or lunch with you pooch on Iron Gate's lovely pet-friendly garden patio. Breakfast and brunch choices include Phoenix Rising, a black bean burger topped with a poached egg, avocado, and pepper jack hollandaise; Elvis' Memphis Scramble, made with bacon, maple sausage, and cheese; and their Breakfast BLT, bacon, egg, tomato, arugula, and pesto mayo. The lunch menu has a delicious selection of salads and signature sandwiches, including vegan choices like Buffalo Seitan Wrap and TLT (tempeh, lettuce, and tomato).


Amherst State Park

400 Mill Street,
Amherst, NY 14226
Pet Friendly Amherst State Park in Amherst, NY
A lovely pet-friendly park to enjoy with your family, friends, and pooch. Your dog needs to be kept on a 6-foot leash.


Toomey's Tavern

251 South Ketcham Avenue,
Amityville, NY 11701
Pet Friendly Toomey's Tavern in Amityville, NY
We love Amityville (or, as Toomey's calls it on its website, "a quiet little drinking village with a fishing problem"). Enjoy it all with your pup outside on their pet-friendly waterside deck and tiki bar. The menu is limited, but it does the trick, including burgers, salads, and a host of filling appetizers, like nachos, Karli's Loaded Fries, and Baked Stuffed Clams. A great place to relax the day away.


Agnanti Meze

19-06 Ditmars Blvd,
Astoria, NY 11105
Pet Friendly Agnanti Meze in Astoria, NY
A wonderful place to come and enjoy a host of small plates with your best friend at one of the tables on their pet-friendly patio. Offering up a choice of Greek and Turkish meze and heartier fare, selections include grilled octopus, fried baccalao, and swordfish kebabs.

Rocky McBride's

27-01 23rd Avenue,
Astoria, NY 11105
Pet Friendly Rocky McBride's in Astoria, NY
You and your pup are welcome to sit at one of the tables at their pet-friendly sidewalk seating area to people watch and lift an elbow. Beer, wine, and signature cocktails are on the menu, including their version of the Long Island City Tea (the LIC-Tea).


34-01 30th Avenue,
Astoria, NY 11103
Pet Friendly Ovelia in Astoria, NY
Meze and more (including a raw bar). We love their saganaki and grilled calamari. Enjoy it with your canine at one of the tables in their pet-friendly outdoor seating area while you sip on a cup of strong Greek coffee with an ouzo chaser.


Bank Sq. Coffeehouse

129 Main Street,
Beacon, NY 12508
Pet Friendly Bank Sq. Coffeehouse in Beacon, NY
Bank Square has one of the nicest outdoor spaces in Beacon, situated so you can look out over the Hudson River in the distance. Your pup is welcome to accompany you on the patio, where you can relax and enjoy a wide choice of coffees, teas, indie craft beers on tap, and baked goods from Bread Alone.

Beacon Pantry

382 Main Street,
Beacon, NY 12508
Pet Friendly Beacon Pantry in Beacon, NY
Oh my goodness, we do love the sandwiches here: Humboldt Fog goat cheese and fig spread, prosciutto with shaved parmesan, arugula, and balsamic glaze, a wicked Croque Monsieur. And breakfast is wonderful as well: Egg Bake Du Jour, Shaksuka, and what they call a Turkish Breakfast--hardboiled egg, feta, olives, baguette, butter, and jam in a beautiful presentation. An invitation to take a breath and relax. And you can enjoy it all with your pooch in tow on the patio.

Dogwood Bar

47 East Main Street,
Beacon, NY 12508
Pet Friendly Dogwood Bar in Beacon, NY
Our favorite bar and restaurant in Beacon. Fantastic atmosphere, tons of beer selections (16 taps!), good food, great bar tenders, and they have live music on weekends and some Thursdays. Get an IPA. Then try the Deviled Eggs for starters. Move onto either Ma's Chicken Pot Pie which is awesome or their Classic BLT (really really good). If you must be healthy, the Harvest Salad with chicken add-on is great, too. And, of course, you can hang out with your pooch at the bar. There is nothing not to like at Dogwood. Nothing.

Cafe Amarcord

276 Main Street,
Beacon, NY 12508
Pet Friendly Cafe Amarcord in Beacon, NY
You and your pooch are welcome to enjoy their menu out on the patio. Fantastic choices for both lunch and dinner. We often don't get beyond appetizers, which include a wonderful smoked trout plate and burrata & prosciutto. We also need to note that their pastas are not your regular offerings: Fettuccine and Short Ribs, Garganelli Duck Ragu, Spaghetti Chitarra with Shrimp.

Beacon Falls Cafe

472 Main Street,
Beacon, NY 12508
Pet Friendly Beacon Falls Cafe in Beacon, NY
A wonderful place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and you and your pup are welcome at one of their sidewalk tables. They offer nine different kinds of burgers (one of our favorites is the Bacon, Apple, and Brie Burger brushed with a balsamic glaze), a host of salads and sandwiches, as well as heartier entrees like Beer-Braised Beef and Chicken and Chorizo Pasta. And don't forget to order one of their Basket of's: Fries, Eggplant Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, or Onion Rings.

The Vault Tapas & Spirits

446 Main Street,
Beacon, NY 12508
Pet Friendly The Vault Tapas & Spirits in Beacon, NY
A great place to come if you love making dinner out of appetizers. Some favorites are Braised Lamb Sliders, Brûlée Figs topped with Lemon Ricotta Mousse and a sprinkle of crisp prosciutto shreds, Corn and Parmesan Fritters, and the local charcuterie plate. More substantial choices are available as well, like Smoked Crispy Duck Breast with Wild Mushroom Risotto. Enjoy it all with your pup in their outdoor seating area.

Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain State Park

Route 9W North,
Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Pet Friendly Bear Mountain State Park in Bear Mountain, NY
Bear Mountain State Park comprises more than 5,000 mountainous acres on the west side of the Hudson River. Its 50 hiking trails are all pet friendly. Just keep your pooch on a 6-foot leash.

Bolton Landing

Frederick's Restaurant & Lounge

4970 Lake Shore Drive,
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
Their wide-ranging menu guarantees you'll find something you're hankering for. We're big fans of the onion rings and curly fries. Your pooch is welcome on the deck.

The Shack at Bolton Landing

4944 Lake Shore Road,
Bolton Landing, NY 12814
Your pup is welcome on the patio, and they will bring you a water bowl on request. Fantastic place for breakfast (we love the eggs Benedict) and they are also open for lunch and dinner.

Brant Lake

The Lazy Moose Garden Market

6499 State Route 8,
Brant Lake, NY 12815
A great place to grab breakfast or lunch. Your pooch is welcome in the outdoor seating area. I want to meet the person who names their sandwiches. I loved the Pharaoh, roast beef on a roll with grilled onions and peppers, cheese, and chipotle "moose juice" (don't ask, but it was good!).


The Bronx Brewery

856 East 136th Street,
Bronx, NY 10454
Pet Friendly The Bronx Brewery in Bronx, NY
The Bronx Brewery is a small craft brewery and tasting room in the South Bronx. It features a pet-friendly covered backyard seating area complete with picnic tables, lawn games, and a fenced-in dog run where dogs can play off-leash. You can sit at the picnic tables with your pup (on leash), and sample one of five house-brewed ales, including their flagship American pale ale and Slow Your Roll session IPA.


Shake Shack

1 Old Fulton Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11201
You can find this Shake Shack in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass). Shake Shack offers a dog menu that includes the Pooch-ini (a combo of dog biscuits, peanut butter, and custard) and Bag o' Bones, five biscuits made for Shake Shake by Bocce Bakery.

Toby's Public House

215 Columbia Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Call it a public house AND pizzeria. They've got a wood-fired oven on site and produce some pretty spectacular pizzas, from a classic Margherita to one topped with pancetta, cremini mushrooms and sweet black garlic. They also offer a mean brunch, with offerings like Skillet Honey Lemon Ricotta Pancake, Shakshuka, and Truffle Eggs. You and your pup are welcome to enjoy it at their pet-friendly sidewalk seating areas with nice umbrella tables to shield you from the sun.

4th Avenue Beer Bar & Garden

76 Fourth Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Pet Friendly 4th Avenue Beer Bar & Garden in Brooklyn, NY
Great beer bar in Brooklyn. They have a small pet-friendly garden patio in the back and great deals on craft beers. I love coming here for the beer and quite often one can find a dog or two running around picking stray pieces of the popcorn they offer free to customers off the floor.

Shake Shack

409 Fulton Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Shake Shack is dog-friendly, and pups can enjoy a Pooch-ini frozen treat or a bag of doggie biscuits.

The Three Diamond Door

211 Knickerbocker Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Pet Friendly The Three Diamond Door in Brooklyn, NY
A great local bar in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. They've got a nice pet-friendly backyard space where you and your pooch are welcome to sit, relax, and bend an elbow with one of their many draught beers, signature cocktails, or the prosecco they offer on tap.

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