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12 Restaurants Closed for Health Violations

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Department of Health inspections from April 4 to April 6 found 12 businesses with critical violations in cleanliness and sanitation. The businesses below were ordered closed, but may reopen once violations have been corrected.

Learn more about the inspection process from nyc.gov and search the Department of Health inspection database for full details on any establishment that serves food.


Caffe Roma in Manhattan

385 BROOME STREET

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Harmful, noxious gas or vapor detected. CO ~1 3 ppm.


Brothers Fish Market in Manhattan

3845 BROADWAY

Violations

  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.


Barnes & Noble Cafe in Manhattan

2289 BROADWAY

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Healthy Me Organic Juice Lab in Queens

3008 37TH ST

Violations

  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
  • Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Yummy Rice in Brooklyn

6515 18TH AVE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.


Cafe Delice in Manhattan

22 E 49TH ST

Violations

  • Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


G&J's Pizzeria in Manhattan

1797 1ST AVE

Violations

  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.
  • Cold food item held above 41° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 °F) except during necessary preparation.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Perpetuum Cafe in Manhattan

124 W 25TH ST

Violations

  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.


Marina Gourmet Deli. in Manhattan

246 EAST 23 STREET

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Johny's Luncheonette in Manhattan

124 WEST 25 STREET

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.


Mom's Midtown in Manhattan

701 9TH AVE

Violations

  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Bombay Junction/Pizza King in Manhattan

1013 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS

Violations

  • Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.

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