Subd. 1.   Special on-sale licenses for the sale of liquor on Sunday shall be issued only to hotels and clubs, as defined in M.S. § 340A.101, as it may be amended from time to time, and restaurants, as hereinafter defined. All sales of liquor by such establishments shall be in accordance with M.S. §§ 340A.14, 340A.504, Subd. 3, as they may be amended from time to time, and this section.
   Subd. 2.   For purposes of the issuance of a special Sunday on-sale license, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      A.   RESTAURANT. An establishment other than a hotel, under the control of a single proprietor or manager, where meals are regularly prepared on the premises and served at tables to the general public, and having a seating capacity of not less than 30 guests at one time.
      B.   MEALS REGULARLY SERVED. Food service where food is regularly served at said restaurant not less than six days per week and which provides full meal service (such as soup, salad, main entrees, desserts and the like and shall exclude places that serve only specialty meals, such as pizza or restaurant-only sandwich service).
(Ord. 719, passed 3-20-23)
   Subd. 3.   A restaurant shall not be qualified for a license unless its principal business is the serving of food and that it shall have been in operation not less than 30 days before application for license is made and shall further indicate on its application that it has staff available to provide full meal service, as defined above, during the hours that it is open to the public for operation as a restaurant.
(Ord. 181, Second Series, passed 1-16-89)
   Subd. 4. The sale of liquor by an on-sale licensee on Sundays is allowed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. on Sundays and 1:00 a.m. on Mondays. Establishments serving liquor on Sunday must obtain a special license under Subd. 1 above.
(Ord. 203, Second Series, passed 12-18-89; Am. Ord. 713, passed 9-19-22)
(`80 Code, § 5.65) Penalty, see § 1.99