Check Please: What Are the Current Restaurant Rules in Virginia?

A patron picks up food at Yates Table Talk in Alexandria, Virginia. (Photo: Table Talk)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – If you are wondering what the restaurant rules are these days, it’s pretty simple. Per Governor Northam’s executive order requiring social distancing, Virginia restaurants may provide takeout and delivery service only.

Restaurant lobbies are permitted to remain open only to provide adequate space to allow social distancing practices and cannot allow more than 10 patrons at any one time.

The Alexandria Health Department has advised restaurants to remove or relocate tables and chairs, both indoors and outdoors, to reinforce that the establishments are only open for takeout and delivery

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