Restaurants 🍔

List of restaurant changes and closures

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Executive Order from Mayor Strickland 3/23/2020

From 6PM March 24, 2020 to midnight April 7, 2020, all people living in the city are required to stay home unless engaged in Essential Activities, including—

    1. Essential Businesses
    • iii. Food cultivation, including farming, livestock, and fishing
    • xiv. Restaurants and other places that prepare and serve food, but only for delivery or carry out.
    • xvii. Curbside pick-up, drive-thru, shipment, or delivery businesses. This includes business that did not previously provide goods or services through delivery, but have developed a delivery system.

For the full version of this executive order, go here.

Executive Order from Gov. Bill Lee 3/22/2020

Beginning midnight Monday, March 23, 2020 to April 6, 2020, social gatherings of 10 people are more are prohibited. Food and drink establishments shall exclusively offer drive-thru, take-out, or delivery.

Establishments may see alcohol by take-out or delivery (with the purchase of food) in closed containers to those 21+

Executive Order from Mayor Strickland 3/19/2020

As of midnight March 19, dine-in is no longer allowed at restaurants, and bars and taprooms must close. Up to 10 customers are allowed inside a building to pick-up food, and customers must stand at least six feet apart.

Grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, and food charities are not affected by this, though you aren’t allowed to eat or drink inside the store.

The airport food court isn’t affected.

Memphis Police is allowed to enforce this order and close violating businesses.

Restaurant Re-Opening Parties

The following restaurants will hold grand reopening parties. All money will go immediately to displaced employees.