Indoor Dining & Movie Theaters – Reopen September 4th at 25% Capacity

Today, Governor Murphy announced that in addition to reopening indoor dining, movie theaters and other indoor performances venues may reopen on September 4th with a capacity limit at “the lesser of 25% or 150 people”.  Also, the limits at other indoor gathering such as religious services, weddings, funerals, memorial services, and political activities will be increased to the “lesser of 25% capacity or 150 individuals”.

Below, please find protocols for indoor dining:

  • No more than 25% capacity and parties capped at 8 per table
  • Maintain six feet distance between tables
  • Staff must wear mask at all time
  • Must wear masks when they are not in their seats
  • Food and beverages can only be consumed while seated
  • Windows must be open for air flow into the dining areas
  • Air Conditioner units must be turned for outdoor air flow into dining areas
  • Restaurants that provide food service at bar may allow dining while maintaining social distancing