In times such as these, it is easy to question the fate of the establishments you frequent. Since 1884, PJ Clarke’s has been welcoming you and yours with open arms and we will continue to do so no matter what. This is just one obstacle among many that we have faced in the last 136 years, and we are determined to prove yet again that we are equipped to stand the test of time.
With so much uncertainty, it is our mission is to remain familiar. We are here for you to share food, drink, and conversation as soon as you are ready to join us. In the meantime, it is our duty to reassure you that PJ’s is going above and beyond to look after the health and well-being of our guests and employees. We have implemented rigorous hygiene, cleanliness, and sanitation procedures in all of our restaurants and will continue to monitor the situation closely and respond appropriately.
Our commitment to health and safety is as follows:
- Continue to practice the highest standards of sanitization in all dining and kitchen areas.
- Perform strict deep cleaning and routine disinfecting procedures that align fully with the CDC, WHO, and the NYC Department of Health guidelines
- Educate staff on hygiene protocols in both English and Spanish, and implement a no tolerance policy for staff to come to work if they feel unwell.
We appreciate your understanding in this matter, and thank each one of you for being a part of the PJ’s story. We are incredibly proud of our team for handling these difficult times with professionalism. As always, our menu is available on all delivery platforms if you do decide to stay home. PJ’s is here to provide solace amidst the panic and we hope to see you very soon!
March 16, 2020
To our guests and our community,
We have made the extremely difficult decision to suspend operations temporarily. We have been around since 1884, and there is nothing more important to us than all our guests, and employees who walk through our door.
As you know, the City has ordered all restaurants and bars to cease operations until further notice. With an abundance of concern for the health and safety of everyone, we are complying with this notice immediately.
The evolution of this crisis seems to be changing hourly and we are assessing our position as quickly as information becomes available to us.
Keep in touch with us online throughout this difficult time. Look out for one another. Our doors may be shut, but our hearts are open. You’ve been our family for 136 years; we’ll reunite for a pint soon.