Places pets are welcome on Long Island


According to Senate Bill S4327A, dogs are permitted in the “outdoor seating areas at food service establishments” — in other words, venues with patios, courtyards and other outside spaces can let you bring your pup if decreed. If you’re looking to bring Spot to a spot, these places have made the declaration “Yes, dogs allowed.”...

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According to Senate Bill S4327A, dogs are permitted in the “outdoor seating areas at food service establishments” — in other words, venues with patios, courtyards and other outside spaces can let you bring your pup if decreed. If you’re looking to bring Spot to a spot, these places have made the declaration “Yes, dogs allowed.”

Oyster Bay Brewing Company

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WHERE: 36 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay INFO: 516-802-5546, FEATURES: Well-behaved dogs on leashes allowed, a water bowl is put out for canine guests; tasting room serves several beers; occasional events.

Tony Cuban

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WHERE: 507 Guy Lombardo Ave., Freeport INFO: 516- 442-0565, FEATURES: Pups are welcome to join their human companions for a meal in the outdoor dining area. The menu features a blend of Italian and Cuban flavors and an array of margaritas and other cocktails.


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WHERE: 66 Newtown Lane., East Hampton INFO: 631- 329-5377, PET FEATURES: From breakfast tacos to a housemade veggie burger, Babette's in East Hampton has something for everyone -- including your doggo. The organic eatery welcomes pets both indoors and out, plus they offer a special menu just for them.


Otto's Sea Grill

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WHERE: 271 Woodcleft Avenue., Freeport INFO: 516-321-0633, PET FEATURES: Soak up the sun with your beloved pup this summer at Otto's Sea Grill, located on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. Leashed dogs may relax at the outdoor bars and table. There's a watering station and a "Doggie Delight" menu, which offers grilled hamburgers, hot dogs and fried chicken fingers for any hungry pooches.

American Beauty Bistro

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WHERE: 24 Central Ave., Massapequa INFO: 516- 590-7477, PET FEATURES: Well-mannered pooches on leashes are welcome to water bowls in the outdoor seating area; the eatery's menu features classic comfort dishes including short ribs and a three-cheese mac.

North Fork Roasting Co.

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WHERE: 55795 Main Rd., Southold INFO: 631-876-5450, PET FEATURES: Customers can chill with their well-behaved, leashed dogs inside on the couches or outside in the garden. The menu features craft coffee roasted on-site and baked treats; be sure to watch for Sinatra, the owner's dog, who wanders and hangs out freely. (He's also the mascot; if you buy an item and you see a pup's face on the logo, you've spotted Sinatra.) (Pictured: Alan and Evie Kahn of Cutchogue enjoy iced coffee while sitting with their dog at North Fork Roasting Co. on Sept. 1, 2017.)

Port Jefferson Brewing Co.

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WHERE: 22 Mill Creek Rd., Port Jefferson INFO: 877-475-2739, PET FEATURES: Leashed dogs are permitted, offers a water bowl and dog treats; tasting room and porch, several beers are available by tasting flight and by pint.

"Barkin' Sunday Brunch" at The Refuge

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WHERE: 515 Broad Hollow Rd., Melville INFO: 631-577-4444, PET FEATURES: Leashed dogs are permitted on the patio (11 a.m.-3 p.m.), free dog treats and water are offered; an upscale brunch menu is available for human guests.

John Scott's Surf Shack

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WHERE: 540 Dune Rd., Westhampton Beach INFO: 631-288-5810, FEATURES: Special water trough (the "Paw Bar") for visiting dogs; tavern serving seafood and grill food.

Local Burger Co.

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WHERE: 62 E Main St., Bay Shore INFO: 631-647-8300, FEATURES: Water bowls available for visiting dogs; tavern serving gourmet burgers and upscale grill food.

Long Island Spirits

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WHERE: 2182 Sound Ave., Baiting Hollow INFO: 631-630-9322, FEATURES: Leashed dogs permitted, a water bowl is occasionally available; tasting room, spirits available in tasting flights, cocktails are served, weekends offer live music and food trucks.

Shake Shack

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WHERE: All Long Island locations (Garden City: 860 Old Country Rd., 516-620-2880; Lake Grove: 2093 Smith Haven Plaza, 631-246-1096; Melville: 849 Walt Whitman Rd., 631-386-8017; New Hyde Park: 1570 Union Tpke., 516-634-2010) PET FEATURES: Dogs allowed on patio; restaurants offers a "Woof Menu" with ShackBurger dog biscuits and "Pooch-ini" desserts (Shackburger dog biscuit, vanilla custard, peanut butter sauce). More information at

Sand City Brewing Co.

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WHERE: 60 Main St., Northport INFO: 631-651-2766, FEATURES: Well-behaved dogs on leashes allowed; tasting room offers beer available by pint and by flights.

LI Toy & Game

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WHERE: 12 Main St., Kings Park INFO: 631-546-5334, FEATURES: Leashed dogs are permitted; merchandise includes collectibles, toys, games, models and action figures.

Anchor Down

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WHERE: 1960 Bayberry Ave., Merrick INFO: 516-544-4334, FEATURES: Patio with a separate entrance for dogs, treats and water are provided; marina restaurant serving upscale seafood.

(Pictured: Anchor Down chef and owner Stephen Rosenbluth and his dog, Romeo.)

Bedell Cellars

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WHERE: 36225 Main Rd., Cutchogue INFO: 631-734-5788, FEATURES: Leashed dogs are permitted outside; tasting room, hosts occasional events.

The Islander

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WHERE: 63 North Ferry Rd., Shelter Island INFO: 631-749-1998, PET FEATURES: Leashed dogs are permitted at the outside tables, waitresses will bring water for pets, biscuits are available for dogs; the American restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Greenport Harbor Brewing Company

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WHERE: 42155 Main Rd., Peconic INFO: 631-477-1100, PET FEATURES: Well-behaved, leashed dogs are permitted, free "Life is Gruff" dog treats (made from the brewery's spent grain) are offered, occasional "Yappy Hour" dog social events and the annual North Fork Dock Diving Pet Expo are held at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. Tasting room features several beers and events including trivia nights and live music.

Sole East Hotel

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WHERE: 90 Second House Rd., Montauk INFO: 631- 668-2105, FEATURES: Pets permitted (hotel must be notified of pet at time of reservation), rooms feature Fat Boy-brand dog beds.

Macari Vineyards

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LOCATIONS: Mattituck: 150 Bergen Ave., 631-298-0100; Cutchogue: 24385 Main Rd., 631-734-7070 INFO FEATURES: Dogs allowed; both locations have tasting rooms, artisanal cheese and charcuterie are served; occasional live music and other events.

Destination Unknown Beer Company

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WHERE: 1 S. Chicago Ave., Bay Shore INFO: 631-485-2232, FEATURES: Dogs allowed; tasting room, features occasional live music, board game nights, a food truck parks nearby some nights.

The Maidstone Hotel

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WHERE: 207 Main St., East Hampton INFO: 631-324-5006, PET FEATURES: Well-behaved, well-groomed dogs and cats are welcome in some rooms and dining rooms, a special "Woof Menu" is available (and tailored to dogs of varying sizes and dietary preferences); $25 nightly for staying dogs (guests should add dogs' names to reservations).


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WHERE: 180 Woodcleft Ave., Freeport INFO: 516-377-2751, FEATURES: Dogs permitted in the courtyard; tasting room, several beers available by pint or by flight.

Blue Point Brewing Company

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WHERE: 161 River Ave., Patchogue INFO: 844-272-2739, FEATURES: Several beers, occasional live music and events.

Duck Walk Vineyards

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WHERE: 44535 Main Rd., Southold (pictured), 631-765-3500; and 231 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, 631-726-7555 INFO: FEATURES: Leashed dogs permitted; both locations offer tasting rooms and event calendars.

Jamesport Vineyards

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WHERE: 1216 Main Rd., Jamesport INFO: 631-722-5256, FEATURES: Leashed dogs are permitted outside on the grounds; tasting room, food (including artisan cheeses, flatbreads, sandwiches, lobster rolls and gourmet chocolates) is available, event calendar features occasional live jazz.