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Outdoor Dining this Weekend at the Meadowlands

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Outdoor dining continues this Friday and Saturday night during live racing (7:15 pm post). 


The West Deck has a $29.95 pre fixe menu featuring a variety of cold salads including Hawaiian coleslaw with shrimp, grilled chicken & steak, burgers and hot dogs, mussels fra diavolo and grilled Mahi Mahi.  A selection of  pre-packaged desserts  will also be available.  The full menu can be viewed here.


Reservations are required and dining must be prepaid.  Reservations can be made by calling Marianne Rotella at 201-842-5059 or emailing

The Backyard BBQ & Grill with waitress service is open weather permitting this weekend featuring two specials both Friday and Saturday.  From 4-6pm guests can enjoy a pulled pork sandwich served with Cajun fries, coleslaw and pickle for $8.  For $21.95 diners can enjoy a 6 oz lobster tail with Cajun fries, coleslaw and fresh watermelon.  Grilled items including burgers, sausage and hot dogs will also be available along with brisket, ribs and mac & cheese. 

Fans can be grandstand for simulcasting and live racing. The grandstand remains open at 25 percent capacity indoors. The Apron area is also open (at 500 social gathering limit) with teller machines available for wagering.

Once capacity is reached guests will be asked to wait in their cars until space becomes available. 

Guests are encouraged to make dining reservations for guaranteed seating.

To adhere to all COVID-19 protocols the Meadowlands has instituted the following measures:

·         All guest seating has been 6 ft social distanced

·         Hand sanitizer has been placed throughout the grandstand

·         All high touch surfaces will be frequently wiped down throughout the day including all self-service machines, door handles and counter-tops

·         No food or beverage is permitted inside the grandstand.  Guests are able to order from a waitress and eat and drink outside on the apron tables.

·         Smoking is only permitted on the outdoor apron

All guests will be required to enter via the simulcast entrance on the west side of the grandstand.  All are required to wear a face covering both indoors and outside, have their temperature checked and complete a brief health questionnaire.  No one with a temperature exceeding 100.4 will be allowed to enter.  There will be no valet parking available for live racing this weekend. 


All racing and dining information can be found at and the health questionnaire can be downloaded and filled out prior to arrival here.

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