NYC Indoor Dining

Indoor Dining NYC

Indoor Dining to Resume in New York City

The State will allow indoor dining to resume in New York City at 25% capacity with strict restrictions on September 30.
NYC Indoor Dining
Compliance Issues
New York City will establish and deploy a team of 400 enforcement personnel to ensure compliance.

Call 1-833-208-4160

We all have a role to play in protecting our progress as we continue our phased, data-driven reopening.
Patrons who observe violations should report compliance issues by calling 1-833-208-4160, texting "violation" to 855-904-5036, or filling out the form below.

Complaint Form

Guidance Snapshot

Businesses that offer indoor dining must strictly adhere to the State-issued guidance.

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Here's a snapshot of the detailed guidance:

  • 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 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
  • 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

The State is also developing a COVID-SAFE restaurant standard which will assure New Yorkers of COVID-safety and sanitation practices at restaurants.