5 restaurants shut; Roaches, dead rodent found

Restaurant Report Card: Little Caesars Pizza, Top of the Port Restaurant, Tokyo Peking Express, St Petersburg Deli, Nueva San Salvador ordered shut

Author: Jeff Weinsier, Investigative Reporter, jweinsier@Local10.com
Published On: Nov 14 2012 01:52:41 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 14 2012 11:56:55 PM EST
MIAMI -

Five South Florida restaurants were ordered shut by state inspectors last week. Among those ordered shut, St. Petersburg Deli in Sunny Isles Beach and The Top of the Port Restaurant at Miami International Airport.

Dirty ice, roaches and a dead rodent were some violations found. Below is a list of restaurants and some violations. 

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LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA
1551 SW 107TH AVENUE
MIAMI

INSPECTION DATE 11/6/12
9 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
3 NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found THROUGHOUT KITCHEN AREA, 85+ FOUND ALONG WALLS, BASEBOARD, LOCATION OPEN @ INSPECTION TIME.”

 

TOP OF THE PORT RESTAURANT
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOTEL

INSPECTION DATE 11/7/12
13 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
5 NON CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by approximately 11 live roaches found at PREPARATION AREA/SALAD AREA.”

TOKYO PEKING EXPRESS
5857 NORTH UNIVERSITY DR.
TAMARAC

INSPECTION DATE 11/7/12
22 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
10 NON CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

"Critical. Observed 1 dead roaches on premises near to go container on shelf in kitchen . This violation must be corrected by : 11-8-2012."

"Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 7live roaches found crawling in microwave, 3 crawling on floor in kitchen , 2 crawling on clean dishes on shelf in kitchen . This violation must be corrected by : 11-8-2012."

 

ST PETERSBURG DELI
17080 COLLINS AVENUE
SUNNY ISLES BEACH

11 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
5 NON CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
INSPECTION DATE 11/7/12

"Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by 40+ dried rodent droppings found BY OVEN FLOOR."

"Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by 13+ fresh rodent droppings found IN A CLOSED DOOR FOOD STORAGE ROOM APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET AWAY FROM KITCHEN."

"Critical. Observed the accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices. OBSERVED 1 LIVE RAT ON A GLUE TRAP IN A FOOD STORAGE ROOM SHELF."

"Critical. Observed food stored on floor."

 

NUEVA SAN SALVADOR
1147 NW 22ND AVE.
MIAMI

INSPECTION DATE 11/9/12
7 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
3 NON CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

"Critical. Stop Sale issued due to ice being stored in ice machine that is not draining and the water is dirty."

"Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by 20+ fresh rodent droppings found in the kitchen on floors and shelves. Also, found 6+ fresh & dried rodent droppings in a storage room 7ft from the kitchen entrance. entrance have a door."

"Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 16+ live roaches found in the kitchen on walls."