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A List of Dog-Friendly Places in Montclair

by Kristina Helfer
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With great weather upon us here in New Jersey, it’s time to spend more time outside — and we are sure that one’s best dog friend would love to join in on the fun. On National Pet Day — which is today, April 11th — Montclair is here with open arms to welcome owners and their pups into its stores and restaurants’ outdoor seating areas. Read on for a list of dog-friendly businesses in Montclair.

This is a growing list. If you know of another Montclair business that is dog-friendly, please email [email protected].

Pet Stores

L & B Healthy Pet Markets | 15 South Fullerton Avenue     


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L & B Healthy Pet Markets has been serving Montclair pet owners for years and provides unparalleled service and advice for all dog-related needs. Pups can stop by for the shop’s one-of-a-kind food options.

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The George | 37 North Mountain Avenue #2317

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Looking for a great staycation option? The George Hotel is a  Georgian Inn centrally located for easy access to Montclair’s many restaurants, shops, and public transportation options. And there is no need for a pet sitter because dogs can tag along but require a $75 fee.

The MC Hotel | 690 Bloomfield Avenue


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For a luxury hotel experience with your furry best friend, The MC Hotel boasts its own restaurant and a rooftop with New York City views. It’s situated right in Montclair’s revered downtown.

Restaurants with Dog-Friendly Seating Outdoors

Keep in mind that any food-serving establishments that welcome dogs are required by state law to do so outside. The following restaurants have outdoor seating for dogs. Please ensure dogs are well-behaved at all times.

Bonjour Montclair Cafe | 254 Park Street

Craving a crepe? Bonjour’s light, airy crepes, and great sandwiches can be enjoyed outside with (wo)man’s best friend by your side alfresco.

Just Jakes | 30 Park Street

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Just Jakes is a lively restaurant and bar with a great outdoor patio that is dog-friendly. The patio has TVs so make sure to wear a sports jersey and a matching bandana for the pup.

Leone’s | 19 South Park Street

Leone's Restaurante and Pizzeria

Serving up awesome pies since 1995, Leone’s is your go-to for Italian-American cuisine. Customers can visit the outdoor seating area with their pooch for the friendly staff and delicious food.

Le Salbuen Cafe | 97 Walnut Street

Le Salbuen

Le Salbuen provides a global dining experience, specializing in farm-to-table, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes. Stop by and eat outside with Fido for an outdoor meal. However, reservations must be made in advance to sit outside over the phone by calling 201-622-8473.

Raymond’s | 28 Church Street


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Whether going for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a late-night dessert, Raymond’s’ menu is expertly crafted to serve up something that any diner may want. Enjoy a meal alfresco with your pup at this iconic Montclair diner.

Toast | 700 Bloomfield Avenue


Toast’s menu features diner classics and is here to put brunch cravings at ease. Devour an omelet curbside with your dog.


Coffee + More

Java Love | 244 Bellevue Avenue + 49 Church Street

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Java Love has some seating out front so one can sit comfortably while drinking coffee with Fido. Stop by this women-owned gem for a morning pick-me-up.

Local Coffee | 107 Watchung Avenue

Local Coffee

Local Coffee makes a delicious cup of coffee that can be enjoyed alongside fresh pastries. Owners can their dogs can start the morning out in the cafe’s outdoor seating or indoors (but dogs must be well-behaved).

La Fontaine Cafe | 12 North Willow Street

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La Fontaine Cafe is a woman-owned cafe that provides dine-in and takeout options for its delicious treats. Whether one needs an afternoon caffeine boost or has a crepe craving, La Fontaine is here to serve. There are some outdoor tables where customers can sit and dine with Fido by their side.


Co Co an Experience | 206 Bellevue Avenue


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Seasonal clothing — from BOHO-type skirts and dresses, to jeans and t-shirts as well as camis, blouses, and jewelry, some made by local artisans — can be found at this Montclair boutique. Bring Fido along on your shopping trip here.

Culture Couture | 53 Church Street

Culture Couture

For a conscious consumer experience, visit Culture Couture for ethically crafted clothing, gifts, and accessories. Be sure to check out its variety of spiritual tools.

The Eclectic Chic Boutique | 547 Bloomfield Avenue

Since 2018, this boutique located right on Bloomfield Avenue has sold handmade, locally-sourced, and small-batch goods — as well as craft classes and workshops. Explore all of the unique finds this store has with your pup.

Giftbar | 465 Bloomfield Avenue


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This super-fun, vibrant store has something for everyone on your gift-giving list. Stop by with Fido to purchase special items for humans.

The Green Room | 20 Church Street


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This CBD store sells stress-relief dog treats as well as soft-chew dog treats for your pup to enjoy.

Moss + More | 42 Upper Montclair Plaza


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Moss + More is the one-stop shop for all things plants, plant care tips, workshops, and more. Have Fido help you pick out a few pet-friendly plants to bring home.

Noellery | 4 Church Street


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The collections at Noellery are a mix of bold statement pieces and intricate and delicate designs. Whatever your style is, you will be sure to find something that suits your taste — and you can bring Fido along to help you shop.

Parcel | 608 Bloomfield Avenue


Hitting the Montclair scene in 2013, Parcel has a general store atmosphere, selling luxe stationery, great vintage finds, and decorative packaging. Shop its unique treasures with your special pup.

Pink Bungalow | 211 Bellevue Avenue

Pink Bungalow

Looking for the perfect birthday gift or something for a friend’s new bundle of joy? Visit Pink Bungalow with Fido and shop ’til you drop in this modern gift shop.

Village Vogue/Barbara Eclectic | 594 Valley Road


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This Montclair boutique carries all of the latest trends in women’s fashion (as well as some items for dogs!) — bring your pup along to help select a few new pieces for each of your wardrobes.

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Wine Shops

Amanti Vino | 30 Church Street

Amanti Vino

This wine shop hand-selects its vast wine selection, focusing on boutique artisanal wines. Stop by for dog-mom-mommy juice with Fido.

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