Los Angeles COVID Restaurant Rules: Is Indoor/Outdoor Dining Allowed?

Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 restrictions for Los Angeles bars & restaurants.
November 24, 2020, 08:40 PM UTC
Los Angeles COVID Restaurant Rules: Is Indoor/Outdoor Dining Allowed?

As hospitalizations average more than 1,750 or more per day COVID cases surge, Los Angeles has just hit the brakes on all on-site dining. We’ll be tracking all city official guidelines to help operators stay on top of the latest restaurant restrictions.

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Is indoor dining allowed in Los Angeles?

No. Indoor dining -- as well as all tasting rooms, breweries, and bars across the entire state -- remains closed since California governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement in June.

Is outdoor dining allowed in Los Angeles?

No. Because the five-day average of COVID-19 cases has exceeded more than 4,000, the Los Angeles County Public Health Department has confirmed that, effective Wed., Nov. 25, outdoor dining will be shut down. Restaurants can now only offer takeout, delivery and drive-thru service for at least the next three weeks.

Is indoor bar service allowed in Los Angeles?

No. All brewpubs, breweries, bars, and pubs in Los Angeles County must close, both indoors and outdoors.

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