State issues citations for 20 bars, restaurants for COVID related violations

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — According to Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), since June 1, 2020, they have conducted more than 1,210 compliance checks at bars, restaurants, private clubs, event centers, and retail locations with alcohol permits.

The state has tasked ABC with these type of COVID investigations.

With these visits, agents have made sure that each establisment is following the state’s COVID-19 releated health directives. If they are not compliant on the first visit, a verbal warning is issued. ABC says the agenst always begin with education and encouragement along with the verbal warning.

Once an establishment is warned a second time they will get a formal ABC violation.

Below is a list of locations that have been handed an ABC violation regarding COVID-19 directives since June 1.

  • Crossroads Tavern – Rogers
  • Asian Tasty Buffet – Little Rock
  • China Plus – Little Rock
  • L.A.’s Bar and Grill – Paragould
  • Big – Fayetteville
  • Yee Hawg – Fayetteville
  • The Goal Post – Cabot
  • Maxine’s – Hot Springs
  • Dragon’s Den Café – Texarkana
  • Pit Stop Bar and Grill – Little Rock
  • Diamond Grill – Jonesboro
  • Boogie’s – Hot Springs
  • Italy in Town – Benton
  • Copper Penny Pub – Hot Springs
  • Big Red – Alexander
  • Cantina Cinco de Mayo – Little Rock
  • Silverado Bar and Grill – Arkadelphia
  • Cannibal and Craft – Fayetteville
  • Frontier Club – Hot Springs
  • Peacemaker Festival – Fort Smith

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