New York Liquor Laws

You can purchase...
Beer at Grocery stores
Wine at Liquor stores
Liquor at Liquor stores
Grocery/Liquor Store (Off-Premise) Sale Hours:
Monday to Saturday: Beer: 24 hours, Wine & Liquor: 8:00am to 12:00am Sunday: Beer: 24 hours, Wine & Liquor: 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday restrictions:
No alcohol service before noon in New York City
Changes Due to COVID-19:
Curbside pickup and delivery is permitted.

More information can be found in this document from the National Institutes of Health
Bar closing time:

Additional notes: Since the end of prohibition, New York does not allow places to serve alcohol within 200 feet of a school or church. The state even has an official guide on how to measure the distance.

Official New York alcohol laws:


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