On Premises Liquor License

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Liquor Authority State
This license allows liquor, wine, cider, and beer to be sold for consumption at a restaurant, tavern, nightclub, theater, or other facility. It is issued by the New York State Liquor Authority.

This license is the standard for bars and taverns in New York State. Establishments must also serve food to get this license. Restaurants must have a full kitchen, and other businesses need a food preparation area. A separate permit is required to sell alcohol after 4am.



For more information, contact:

New York State Liquor Authority (SLA)
Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Zone 1
317 Lenox Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (518) 474-3114
Licensing.Information@sla.ny.gov
Website: http://www.sla.ny.gov

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