Sushi Boats & Buffets Can Return in SF on May 6
San Francisco Supervisor Matt Haney announced on Twitter that the City will enter the least restrictive Yellow Tier on
May 7 , 2021.May 6, 2021 – UPDATE – San Francisco is allowing Yellow Tier reopenings a day earlier, on May 6.
He notes that “Under state guidelines, in the yellow tier: Restaurants, movie theaters, libraries, offices, churches, family entertainment centers, gyms and fitness studios and can open indoors at 50% capacity.”
Buffets & Sushi Boats
The new tier means dining rules have been updated. Most notably, buffets and self-service items like fro-yo and sushi boats are now allowed.
Plus, tables can now have up to 8 people with no household limits anymore. Plus masks are no longer required when dining outdoors, if tables are at least six feet apart.
Under state guidelines, in the yellow tier: Restaurants, movie theaters, libraries, offices, churches, family entertainment centers, gyms and fitness studios and can open indoors at 50% capacity. Indoor bars, breweries and wineries can open at 25% capacity up to 100 people.
— Matt Haney (@MattHaneySF) April 30, 2021
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Here’s a screenshot prospective new rules for dining from the Best Practices for Reopening: Preparing for Yellow Tier presentation by San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD)