CORAL SPRINGS, FL – It’s official: we can’t eat at restaurants anymore.

The latest order from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, delivered on Friday afternoon, shuts down non-essential businesses, including a prohibition on eating in restaurants. However, restaurant delivery and take-out orders are still permitted.

Also barred from operating are movie theaters, auditoriums, bowling alleys, arcades, and gyms.

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More specifically, the order does not apply to the following:

  • Grocery stores
  • Pharmacies
  • Gas stations
  • Convenience stores
  • Delivery services
  • Pick-up or take out services
  • Airports
  • Port facilities
  • Secure facilities
  • Hospitals

The order does apply to the following (and requires them to shut down):

  • Dine-in restaurant services
  • Bars
  • Taverns
  • Pubs
  • Night clubs
  • Banquet halls
  • Cocktail lounges
  • Cabarets
  • Breweries
  • Cafeterias
  • Movie theaters
  • Concert houses
  • Auditoriums
  • Playhouses
  • Bowling alleys
  • Arcades
  • Gymnasiums
  • Fitness studios
  • Beaches

Coral Springs businesses can call city staff for questions or bring up issues through a business hotline: 954-344-5772.