Restaurant (R) Liquor License
The primary purpose of the “R” licensed establishment is to habitually and principally provide food service to the public. The service of liquor, wine or beer products is secondary. The interior dimensions must be no less than 400 square feet, equipped with at least 30 chairs, or the equivalent seating, at tables for public use.
Even though “R” licensees may serve liquor, wine and beer products, they are under the same restrictions as “E” licensees regarding the sale of these products for take-out purposes. “R” licensees may not sell any single, open container of alcoholic beverage for consumption outside the establishment.
The “R” licensed establishment is commonly referred to as a bar or tavern. This type of licensed establishment can encompass anything from an elegant, family dining operation to a small corner bar. This license is restricted by the County-Quota Law.