At least 26 Falmouth restaurants will seek a license for temporary outdoor dining service during the summer season.
The 26 restaurants that have applied for an outdoor dining license thus far are Anchor Ale House, Anejo Mexican Bistro, Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery, Bear in Boots Burger Bar, Betsy's Diner, British Beer Company, Bucatino Restaurant and Wine Bar, C Salt Wine Bar & Grille, Chapoquoit Grill, Crabapples Restaurant, Devour Artisan Eatery, DJ's Family Sports Pub, East End Tap, Epic Oyster, Green Pond Yacht Club, Liam Maguire's Irish Pub, Mary Ellen's Portuguese Bakery, Paul's Pizza & Seafood, Pickle Jar Kitchen, Pier 37 Boathouse, the Quarterdeck Restaurant, the Seacoast Shores Association, Seafood Sam's, Simply Divine Pizza Co., The Conference Table and The Glass Onion.
In lieu of a traditional public hearing, the select board is taking public comment on these outdoor dining applications via email. These comments, which will be accepted through Monday, February 1, can be sent to email@example.com.
If granted, the temporary outdoor-dining permits sill allow a restaurant to offer outdoor seating from April 1 to November 30. All 26 applicants were previously licensed for temporary outdoor dining last summer.
Licenses will be issued in compliance with Governor Charles D. Baker Jr.’s updated orders related to restaurant service during the COVID-19 pandemic.