New York Ends Temporary Restaurant Rules on Takeout Alcohol

Pandemic Alcohol Delivery and Carryout Rules for Restaurants Ended June 24, 2021

Takeout alcohol existed in New York and many other states during the pandemic. Restaurants were struggling to survive the lockdown, and allowing takeout cocktails was one way to help keep the industry afloat.
Patrons and restaurant owners alike welcomed the provision. At the time, mandatory lockdowns had prohibited indoor dining. In fact, only carryout and delivery were occurring.

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