Get details on restaurants cited by Maricopa County inspectors for four or more priority violations the week of April 17.
A priority violation is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of food-borne illness or injury. If listed in the reports, remedies implemented during inspections are included.
And see a sampling of the many restaurants graded as an A for no violations.
George & Son Asian Cuisine, 3049 W. Agua Fria Highway, Suite 3, Phoenix.
- Chlorine concentration in warewashing machine below proper concentration. Employee drained and primed chlorine.
- Cooked beef, chicken and shrimp stored above raw meats. Manager will use time as a control and discard.
- Chlorine sanitizer buckets measured above proper concentration. New wiping buckets were prepared at proper concentration.
- Two bottles of medication on edge of shelving unit above dishes and utensils. Manager removed medicine.
- Cut lemons stored directly on ice used for consumption by customers. Manager removed cut lemons and discarded ice.
- Water sprayer nozzle connected to hose line at the mop sink downstream from a backflow prevention device. Sprayer nozzle removed.
Boca Taqueria, 1674 N. Higley Road, Suite 101, Gilbert.
- Employee washed hands for about 5 seconds without lathering.
- Cooked handled ready to eat tacos and burritos with bare hands. Cooks utilized tongs/utensils.
- Raw chicken breasts stored above ready to eat foods in cooler. Chicken was moved.
- Black beans held at improper temperature. Discarded.
- Red chili sauce expired. Discarded.
- Raw fish covered in trash bags at the time of the inspection.
Carniceria Y Panaderia La Estrella?, 819 E. Broadway Road, Mesa.
- Employee ate food and placed on gloves to make a burrito without washing hands. Employee removed gloves washed hands.
- Employee making flour tortillas with bare hands. Employee discarded tortillas.
- Refried beans and peppers held at improper temperature. Employee reheated peppers and beans.
- Red cooked shredded meat expired. Discarded.
Menuderia Guanajuato, 124 S. 24th St., Phoenix.
- Sanitizer level in three-compartment sink below proper concentration. Employee added chlorine and had dishes sanitized.
- Carne asada held at improper temperature. Reheated.
- Salsa held at improper temperature. Submerged in ice bath.
- Rolled tacos with cooked meat and salsa expired. Discarded.
Local LunchBox, Special Events.
- Employee put on a pair of gloves without washing hands. Employee washed hands and put on a fresh pair of gloves.
- Cooked potatoes held at improper temperature. Reheated.
- Chickpeas and sour cream held at improper temperature. Moved to freezer.
- Chemical sanitizer bucket above proper concentration. Employee diluted chemical sanitizer.
Grade A restaurants
Cheese N Stuff, 5042 N. Central Ave., Phoenix.
Alice Cooperstown Restaurant, 101 E. Jackson, Phoenix.
Gourmet House of Hong Kong, 1438 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix.
Ramiro’s Mexican Food, 10720 W. Indian School Road, Suite 20, Phoenix.
Thai E San Authentic Thai Cuisine, 616 W. Indian School Road, Phoenix.
Top Fuel Espresso, 7 N. 114th St., Apache Junction.
Thailicious, 5865 W. Ray Road, Suite 6, Chandler.
Rio Rico Mexican Grill, 929 N. Val Vista Drive, Suite 101, Gilbert.
Cozy Corner Cafe, 5901 E. McKellips Road, Suite 102, Mesa.
Original Hoagie Shop, 1335 W. University Drive, Suite 2, Tempe.
Que Bueno Restaurant, 13207 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills.
Jalapeno Inferno, 23587 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.
Joe’s New York Pizza, 7321 E. Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale.
Zinc Bistro, 15034 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 140, Scottsdale.
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop/Everything Bagels, 4017 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 101, Scottsdale.
Mandys Fish and Chips No 4, 725 N. Central Av., Suite 117, Avondale.
Wild West Cowboy Steakhouse Mexican Food, 104 E. Monroe Road, Buckeye.
MOD Pizza, 7480 W. Bell Road Suite 110, Glendale.
Dillon’s Restaurant, 8706 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria.
Babbo Italian Eatery, 16433 W. Bell Road, Surprise.
Source: Maricopa County Environmental Services
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