As of Friday, March 19, all restaurants, bars, catering halls, clubs, manufacturers with tasting rooms, and other food service establishments in New York City may reopen indoor dining at 50% capacity. Outdoor dining, takeout and delivery are still allowed.
Hours of Operation
Restaurants and bars are required to close indoor and outdoor dining from 11 PM to 5 AM daily. Takeout and delivery are still allowed after 11 PM for curbside, window, or other outdoor pickup only, except for alcoholic beverages.
Customers must wear face coverings and may not linger or form lines to enter the inside of a licensed establishment:
- To order and pick up food until 11 PM daily
- To use the restroom
- If the establishment has a licensed outdoor area accessible only through an interior space, to move through the interior of the premises to access the licensed outdoor area
Separate parties moving through the interior to a licensed outdoor area must be properly distanced.
Learn more about the State's new rules.
You can report a restaurant or bar that is not complying with these guidelines. An exact address and business name are required to file a complaint. If you would like to report more than one business, you must file a complaint for each business/location.
If you want to report an Open Restaurant for blocking a street or sidewalk, with missing or defective barriers, ramps, or platforms, not accessible for people with disabilities, or missing a permit, visit the Outdoor Dining Complaint page instead.
You can report a reopening guideline compliance problem with: