Governor Murphy Announced Outdoor Dining Protocols & Process to Expand Premises for Liquor License Holders
Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 150, permitting outdoor dining starting on Monday, June 15th, with an accompanying Executive Directive from the New Jersey Department of Health that lays out health and safety standards that food or beverage establishments are required to follow. In addition, the Governor announced a special ruling by the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control creating a pathway for liquor license holders to expand the premises on which they may serve alcohol.
Executive Order No. 150 allows outdoor dining at food or beverage establishments in New Jersey starting on Monday, June 15th. Establishments will be required to follow a number of COVID-19 health and safety protocols issued by the Department of Health, including a limit of eight customers per table, and requirements of at least six feet of distance between parties. In addition, for as long as indoor dining is not permitted, food or beverage establishments are required to prohibit smoking in any outdoor areas designated for the consumption of food and/or beverages.
Despite its small-town character, the Center and our Township has a wide choice of dining venues. You can choose from upscale fine dining or take out with many palate-satisfying options in between. In these unprecedented times, we want to make choosing your next meal easier and from one of our local restaurants and eateries. All the merchants below are currently open for takeout and/or delivery.