New York City’s restaurants and bars have never faced a more challenging time than in the past six months. As city and state officials work to contain a possible second wave of the current crisis, businesses have been able to slowly reopen. But many have not been able to weather the financial impact and have closed forever.
Indoor dining is set to make a return across the five boroughs come September 30th, but many establishments are still taking a wait-and-see approach before they can safely. Since the lockdown began in mid March, the number of new takeout and delivery options keep growing, some new restaurants have opened and it appears outdoor dining may still remain an option until it gets too cold. Still, many New Yorkers didn’t have a chance to give a final farewell to the following establishments below.