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Redwood City: Outdoor dining, People walking, closed for vehicles: 7 days a week

Redwood City launched a new initiative by closing streets, hoping to help restaurants impacted by COVID-19.

When: The “Eat, Sip and Be in RWC” program runs every day and ends through September.

Where: See map and list of restaurants below!




“Eat, Sip and Be in RWC.” shuts down some major streets in downtown, like Broadway, so restaurants can push their tables out to the sidewalk and street.

Moving dining outdoors has become a popular strategy for cities to help keep restaurants and retailers in business. This Redwood City program also includes several signs and hand sanitizing stations along the way, reminding people to be safe.

They have also positioned hand sanitizing stations at each intersection to try and stop the spread of COVID-19.

Each street will have one open lane for emergency vehicles and pedestrians.


Which streets?

The closures will affect Main Street between Middlefield and Broadway, Broadway between Main and Jefferson (Jefferson open to traffic), Broadway between Jefferson and Middlefield (Middlefield open to traffic) and Theater Way, city officials said.

Visit www.redwoodcity.org/outdoordin for maps and more information on sidewalk cafés, parklets and temporary parking options for grab and go.




Planned street closures to accommodate outdoor dining begins on June 26.
Streets closed to vehicular traffic include:
– Main Street between Middlefield Rd and Broadway
– Broadway between Main St and Jefferson Ave (Jefferson open to traffic)
– Broadway between Jefferson Ave and Middlefield Rd (Middlefield open to traffic)
– Theater Way
The outdoor dining program will be in effect seven days a week until September 30, 2020.
All restaurants, businesses and members of the public must abide by San Mateo County Health Orders regarding social distancing, face coverings and outdoor dining requirements.
For more information, go here: www.redwoodcity.org/outdoordining

List of Participating Restaurants

  • Angelicas
  • Blacksmith
  • Broadway Masala
  • Crouching Tiger
  • Gourmet Haus Stadt
  • La Viga Culinary (La Viga Seafood & Cocina Mexicana & LV Mar)
  • Lovejoys Tea Room
  • Nighthawk
  • Peet’s Coffee
  • Rockn Wraps & Kabobs
  • Rolled up creamery
  • Sakura
  • Talk of Broadway
  • The Coffee Bar
  • The Sandwich Spot
  • Vengas
  • Vesta
  • Yokohama


If you are a business looking to participate, please fill out the necessary permits by clicking here.


July 30 2020


Start: July 30
End: August 8
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Redwood City, CA United States

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