The State has released detailed guidance for indoor dining in New York City. It’s consistent with the summary guidance unveiled by Governor Cuomo eariler this week. The detailed guidance explains and elaborates on the elements of the summary of the restrictions below:

Guidance for Indoor Dining in New York City

  • 25 percent occupancy limit
  • Temperature checks will be required at the door for all customers
  • One member of each party will be required to provide contact information for tracing if needed
  • No bar service – bars will only be used as service bars, a source of making drinks and serving them tableside
  • Masks must be worn at all times when not seated at a table
  • Tables must be six feet apart
  • Restaurants close at midnight
  • Strict adherence to all State-issued guidance
  • Restaurants should operate with enhanced air filtration, ventilation and purification standards
  • Limit air recirculation and allow for outside air ventilation
  • Outdoor dining will continue in the interim
  • Publicly post maximum occupancy & information for reporting a violation