Gov. Cuomo: Restaurants, bars cannot serve alcohol if customer is not buying meal

Restaurants and bars have some new state rules to follow this morning after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new social distancing guidelines on Thursday.

News 12 Staff

Jul 17, 2020, 11:40 AM

Updated 1,411 days ago

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Restaurants and bars have some new state rules to follow this morning after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new social distancing guidelines on Thursday. 
The new guidelines make it illegal for bars and restaurants to serve people alcohol if they are not also ordering a meal.
Gov. Cuomo also says there can be no walk-up bar service, and service at bar tops must be only for people seated 6-feet apart.
The governor also announced any bars or restaurants in the city that receive three violations will be closed. 


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