After being added to the State of California’s watchlist on Friday, July 3, Marin County’s COVID-19 numbers did not improve. Effective 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 5, indoor dining will not be allowed for a minimum of three weeks in Marin County because of the ongoing public health emergency.
Currently, restaurants and other food service facilities are allowed to operate under the Shelter In Place order, but only to provide the following services:
- Carry Out
- Limited Seated Outdoor Dining*
* Restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, brewpubs, breweries, bars, pubs, craft distilleries and wineries that provided sit-down food service prior to the first sheltering order that was issued March 16 are allowed to provide outdoor dining. No indoor dining is is allowed for any food establishment. Please review the reopening guidelines for outdoor dining, below.
Schools and other entities that typically provide free food services to students or members of the public may continue to do so under the Shelter In Place order on the condition that the food is provided to students or members of the public on a pick-up and take-away basis only. Schools and other entities that provide food services under this exemption shall not permit the food to be eaten at the site where it is provided, or at any other gathering site.
Each business must complete the COVID-19 Site Specific Protection Plan (SPP) prior to reopening. The SPP should include approved best practices outlined below.
As new guidelines become available, this webpage will be updated. In the interim, please sign up to receive notifications when business protocols and other information about business reopening is available.
- Rebecca Ng and Tom Lai, County of Marin
- Heidi Krahling & Dave Donnery, Insalata's and Marinitas Restaurants
- Felicia Ferguson, Piazza D'Angelo
- Peter Schumacher, Bungalow 44/Buckeye Restaurant
- Sol Hernandez & Brenton, Sol Food
- Denise Kaneshiro, Jennie Low's
- Carol Levalley, Rustic Bakery
- Anne Altman, Iron Spring Pub & Brewery
- Nancy and Ricardo Godoy, Tauqeria Real