This is a Fact!
In some states across the country, restaurants are reopening as restrictions are lifted. It’s time to ask the question, “What do lifted restrictions on restaurants mean for me?” Below you’ll see a list of which states have reopened restaurants for dine-in or outdoor eating options. Additionally, you’ll find a link to see all the restrictions that are still in place in your state. Depending on what state you live in, different restrictions may exist.
Which States Have Reopened Restaurants
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
Which States Have Reopened Outdoor Dining for Restaurants
- New Hampshire
- Rhode Island
- West Virginia
Which States Have Reopened Restaurants in Certain Regions
- California (some counties)
- Maine (most counties)
- Nebraska (some areas)
- Oregon (some counties)
- Tennessee (most counties)
- Washington (certain counties)
States Reopening Restaurants Next Week
- Connecticut (outdoor dining)
States That Remain Shut Down for Dine-In at Restaurants
- New Jersey
For a full view of all restrictions on other businesses, not just restaurants, look at the NYT Interactive Reopening Map.
While it’s true that restaurants in certain states or regions are opening up to dine-in or outdoor seating options, vigilance is still crucial. Caution should be exercised whenever you leave home as the fight to beat Coronavirus is still ongoing. Stay up to date on restrictions, rules, and precautions in your community with the link above.