Most Bay Area Counties Ban Indoor Dining Again
Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle and Eater SF for doing the county-by-county legwork to let us know that in response to rising COVID cases, that most Bay Area counties have ended indoor dining this week.
Related: San Francisco Outdoor Dining Guide: 320+ Patios & Restaurants
All counties in the Purple “Widespread” tier must close indoor dining per the State of California. Counties such as San Francisco that are still in the red tier “Substantial” have flexibility, but have chosen to ban indoor dining out of caution
Where Indoor Dining is Banned
- San Francisco – Red Tier – Indoor dining banned as of November 14
- Contra Costa County – Purple Tier – Indoor dining ending as of November 17 at 8am
- Marin County – Red Tier – Indoor dining banned “beginning Tuesday, November 17”
- Santa Clara County – Purple Tier – Indoor dining ending as of November 17 at 12:01am
- Sonoma County – Purple Tier – Indoor dining ending as of November 17 per the state of California, but county is requesting a waiver to stay in the less restrictive “Red” tier and a recalculation of COVID stats to take into account recent negative tests.
- Solano County – Purple Tier -Indoor dining ending “effective November 17
- Alameda County – Purple Tier – Indoor dining ending as of 12:01am on November 18
- Napa County – Purple Tier – Indoor dining ending as “start of business” on November 18
Indoor Dining Still Allowed
- San Mateo County – Red Tier – Indoor dining still allowed, but reduced to 25% capacity on November 16th
— Office of the Governor of California (@CAgovernor) November 16, 2020