Less than half of the city’s 71 Michelin-starred restaurants now remain closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a growing list of them have adapted their ambitious fare for outdoor dining. Others have implemented delivery and takeaway programs — in an effort to become more accessible and to keep their staffs employed too.
This map can help you find the Michelin-starred restaurants that are still open. Keep in mind that while some of these venues have opted to reserve some — or all — of their seating for walk-in customers, others have reopened with a reservation-only model, with some tables being booked-out weeks in advance. Check Resy, OpenTable, and the Instagram pages of restaurants for the most up-to-date reservation statuses.
A number of New York City restaurants have resumed outdoor dining services. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for outdoor dining, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the NYC Health Department’s website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More