Consumer Alerts and Closures

Note: Active alerts and closures will appear first in the list below. Resolved alerts are listed chronologically by notice removal date.

2024 Consumer Alerts

Redfin Blues

100 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh PA 15222
(Ward 24, Herrs Island)

 Posted: June 20, 2024
Removed:

Violations: Food in unsound condition, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, insufficient and malfunctioning facilities to maintain food temperatures, inadequate cross-contamination prevention, improper employee personal hygiene, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surface, insufficient water supply, inadequate handwashing facilities, and lack of a demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report


Oak Hill Market

504 Oak Hill Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Ward 5 (Terrace Village)

Posted: June 18, 2024
Removed:

Violations: Food in unsound condition, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surface, inadequate pest management, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report


Mia Pizza

4901 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(Ward 8, Bloomfield)

Posted: June 13, 2024
Removed: June 18, 2024

Violations: Cold food held at unsafe temperature, inadequate employee personal hygiene, inadequate pest management, and inadequate demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report


EatUnique

305 S Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Ward 4, North Oakland)

Posted: June 4, 2024
Removed: June 13, 2024

Violations: malfunctioning refrigeration equipment, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, inadequate pest management, improper date marking of prepared food, inadequate reheating procedures, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and demonstration of knowledge

See Inspection Report


The Bagel Factory

5881 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15217
(Ward 14, Squirrel Hill North)

Posted: May 10, 2024
Removed: May 14, 2024

Violations: Cold food held at unsafe temperature, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, inadequate pest management, and unsafe toxic items.

See Inspection Report


Mia Pizza

4901 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(Ward 8, Bloomfield)

Posted: May 8, 2024
Removed: May 15, 2024

Violations: Cold food held at unsafe temperature, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate cross-contamination prevention, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, insufficient handwashing facilities, inadequate pest management, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and inadequate demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report


In & Out Corner Market

4900 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
8th Ward (Bloomfield)

Posted: May 8, 2024
Removed: 

Violations: Food Source/Condition. Cross-Contamination Prevention. Cleaning and Sanitization. Plumbing. Pest Management. Demonstration of Knowledge.

See Inspection Report


Tavern In The Wall

211 Commercial Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
(Aspinwall)

Posted: May 2, 2024
Removed: May 13, 2024

Violations: Cleaning and sanitation, and pest management. 

See Inspection Report


Waffles INCaffeinated

2517 E Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203 
(16th Ward, South Side Flats)

Posted: March 29, 2024
Removed: April 3, 2024

Violations: Employee Personal Hygiene. Cleaning and Sanitization. Waste Water Disposal. Pest Management. Date Marking of Food. Certified Food Protection Manager. Demonstration of Knowledge.

See inspection report


I Tea Cafe

709 Bellefonte Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 
(7th Ward, Shadyside)

Posted: February 29, 2024
Removed: March 6, 2024

Violations: Food Source/Condition. Cleaning and Sanitization. Waste Water Disposal. Plumbing. Pest Management. Date Marking of Food. Toxic Items. Certified Food Protection Manager. Cooling Food. Hot Holding Temperatures. Cold Holding Temperatures. Probe-Type Thermometers.

See Inspection Report


Christo's Mediterranean Grille

130 6th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Ward 2 - Central Business District)

Posted: January 26, 2024
Removed: February 1, 2024

Violations: Cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, inadequate pest management, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report


Chutney's

1120 Park Manor Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pa 15205
(Robinson Township)

Posted: January 25, 2024
Removed: February 2, 2024

Violations: Food Source/Condition. Cleaning and Sanitization. Plumbing. Handwashing Facilities. Pest Management. Date Marking of Food. Toxic Items.

See Inspection Report


2024 Closures

Proof Bar & Grill

734 Brookline Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(19th Ward, Brookline)

Posted: June 21, 2024
Removed: 

See inspection Report

Violations: Open and Operating without a valid food permit, Unpaid civil penalties, Improper Cross-Contamination Prevention, Poor Employee Personal Hygiene, Improper Cleaning and Sanitization, Insufficient Plumbing, Improper use of  Handwashing Facilities, Date Marking of Food, Certified Food Protection Manager, Cold Holding Temperatures, Malfunctioning Facilities to Maintain Temperature, and Lack of Probe-Type Thermometers.


Medusa's Lair

280 Morewood Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(Ward 8, Bloomfield)

Posted: May 18, 2024
Removed: May 23, 2024

Violations: Inadequate cross-contamination prevention, dish machine not adequately sanitizing, lack of hot water to the facility, and improper use of toxic items.

See Inspection Report


In & Out Corner Market

4900 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
8th Ward (Bloomfield)

Posted: May 20, 2024
Removed: 

Violations: Food in unsound condition and inadequate pest management.

See Inspection Report


El Paisano & BBQ Stand

1542 Beechview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(Beechview)

Posted: May 16, 2024
Removed: 

Violations: Cross-Contamination Prevention, inadequate Water Supply, malfunctioning  Waste Water Disposal system, inadequate Plumbing, lack of Handwashing Facilities, improper Pest Management, the presence of Toxic Items, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, improper Cold Holding Temperature, malfunctioning Facilities to Maintain Temperature, not using Probe-Type Thermometers to monitor temperatures.

See Inspection Report


Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen #13583

6288 Steubenville Pike
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(Robinson)

Posted: May 7, 2024
Removed: May 9, 2024

Violations: Lack of adequate facilities to clean and sanitize, inadequate sanitizer concentration, lack of hot water at restroom hand sinks, and inadequate demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report


Cravingz

719 Broadway Avenue
McKees Rocks 15136
(Stowe)

Posted: April 30, 2024
Removed:

Violations: Lack of hot water to the food facility, inadequate personal hygiene, lack of a mop sink, inadequate handwashing facilities, animals on the premises, improper storage of toxic items, failure to submit a permit application, and open and operating without a food permit.

See Inspection Report


Choices Lounge

2404 Webster Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(5th Ward- Middle Hill District)

Posted: April 19, 2024
Removed: April 22, 2024

See Inspection Report


The Cricket Lounge

280 Morewood Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Ward 8 (Bloomfield)

Posted: April 16, 2024
Removed: 

Violations: Failure to provide access for the purposes of conducting an inspection.

See Inspection Report


Caravan

10 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(1st Ward- Downtown Pittsburgh)

Posted: April 12, 2024
Removed: April 19, 2024

See Inspection Report


El Rincon Oaxaqueno

2614 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
19th Ward (Carrick)
(Mobile food facility operating at 3817 Butler Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201 (Lower Lawrenceville).)

Posted: March 13, 2024
Removed: March 15, 2024

Violations: Operating without a functional water system, lack of handwashing facilities, and cold food held at unsafe temperature.

See Inspection Report


A Place to Toast

633 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Ward 2, Central Business District)

Posted: March 1, 2024
Removed: Out of Business

Violations: Unpaid civil penalty.

See Inspection Report


Hungry Cupcake

7 McKrell Road
Russellton, PA 15076
(West Deer)

Posted: February 29, 2024
Removed: March 1, 2024

Violations: Operating without a valid food permit

See Inspection Report


Industry Public House

4301-4305 Butler Street
Pittsburgh PA 15201
(Ward 9, Central Lawrenceville)

Posted: February 21, 2024
Removed: March 7, 2024

Violations:  Food in unsound condition, inadequate employee personal hygiene, and lack of proper wastewater disposal.

See Inspection Report


China Star

4219 Murray Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
15th Ward (Greenfield)

Posted: February 14, 2024
Removed: Out of Business

Violations:  Food Source/Condition. Cross-Contamination Prevention. Employee Personal Hygiene. Cleaning and Sanitization. Waste Water Disposal. Plumbing. Handwashing Facilities. Pest Management. Date Marking of Food. Certified Food Protection Manager. Reheating Temperatures. Cold Holding Temperatures. Probe-Type Thermometers.

See Inspection Report


Noble Asian Grocery Store

2830-2832 Saw Mill Run Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Whitehall)

Posted: January 11, 2024
Removed: January 16, 2024

Violations:  Food Source/Condition, no means to clean and sanitize food contact surfaces, cross-contamination, no water supply, no waste Water disposal system, lack of handwashing facilities, and improper use of facilities to maintain temperature.

See Inspection Report

2023 Consumer Alerts

Waterworks Cinemas

930 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(12th Ward, Waterworks)

Posted: December 26, 2023
Removed: 

Violations: improper cleaning and sanitization, inadequately supplied washing facilities, an active pest infestation, improper toxic item storage, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and improper cold holding temperatures.

See Inspection Report


Charley's Grilled Subs #170

200 Mall Circle Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146
(Monroeville)

Posted: December 22, 2023
Removed: December 26, 2023

Violations: Wastewater backing up in critical areas.

See Inspection Report


Tri State Snack Foods

1529 Superior Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(Ward 17, Marshall-Shadeland)

Posted: December 19, 2023
Removed: December 21, 2023

Violations: Food Source/Condition due to an active roof leak, improper wastewater disposal, malfunctioning plumbing fixture, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report


Italian Village Pizza

2713 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Brentwood)

Posted: December 20, 2023
Removed: December 28, 2023

Violations:  Improper cleaning and sanitation of food contact surfaces, Improper wastewater disposal, inadequate plumbing fixtures, failure to eliminate or control pests, failure to properly date mark food, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, improper cooling of food, improper cold holding temperatures, and malfunctioning refrigeration units.

See Inspection Report


Dagu Rice Noodle

5829 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15217
(Ward 14, Squirrel Hill)

Posted: December 12, 2023
Removed: December 19, 2023

Violations: Food in unsound condition, hot food held at unsafe temperature, cold food held at unsafe temperature, inadequate facilities to maintain food temperature, inadequate prevention of cross-contamination, inadequate employee personal hygiene, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, and inadequate pest management.

See Inspection Report


China Max

100 Robinson Center Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(Robinson)

Posted: November 29, 2023
Removed: December 4, 2023

Violation:
Unsafe food condition, hot food held at unsafe temperature, cold food held at unsafe temperature, failure to use the food thermometer to monitor food temperatures, inadequate cross-contamination prevention, inadequate cleaning and sanitizing, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and lack of demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report


Homewoods Quick Pick

7201 Frankstown Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Ward 13, Homewood North)

Posted: November 3, 2023
Removed: November 13, 2023

Violation:
Adulterated Food, Employee Personal Hygiene, Improper Cleaning and Sanitization, Water Supply, Improper Waste Water Disposal, No Stocked Handwashing Facilities, Improper Pest Management, and Storage of Toxic Items.

See Inspection Report (Homewoods Quick Pick 11-03-2023)


Insomnia Club & Banquet Hall

810 Brookline Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(Ward 19, Brookline)

Posted: October 27, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Inadequate Employee Personal Hygiene, Improper Handwashing Facilities, Pest Management, Toxic Items, Improper Cold Holding Temperatures for food, Malfunctioning Facilities to Maintain Food Temperatures.

See Inspection Report (Insomnia Club & Banquet Hall 10-27-2023)


Shop 'n Save

56 Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Ward 10, Lower Lawrenceville)

Posted: October 25, 2023
Removed: October 27, 2023

Violation:
Adulterated food items, rodent droppings, damaged floors & walls, and storage of non-essential equipment that prevents cleaning of the facility.

See Inspection Report 


Teppan BBQ

2209 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Ward 14, Squirrel Hill)

Posted: October 24, 2023
Removed: October 31, 2023

Violation:
Inadequate facilities to clean and sanitize, insufficient cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, inadequate handwashing facilities, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report (Teppan BBQ 10-24-2023)


Yue Bai Wei

5874 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Ward 14, Squirrel Hill)

Posted: October 10, 2023
Removed: October 13, 2023

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, food thawing improperly, food held past the discard date, lack of discard dates on required food, lack of a food probe thermometer, insufficient prevention of cross-contamination, inadequate employee personal hygiene, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, insufficient handwashing facilities, lack of pest management, and inadequate demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report (Yue Bai Wei 10-10-2023)


Global Food Pittsburgh

914 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: September 28, 2023
Removed: October 10, 2023

Violation:
Food in unsound condition and insufficient pest management.

See Inspection Report (Global Food Pittsburgh 09-28-2023)


Shop 'n Save McKeesport

815 5th Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132

Posted: September 28, 2023
Removed: October 10, 2023

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain temperatures, and insufficient pest management.

See Inspection Report (Shop 'n Save McKeesport 09-28-2023)


Shop 'n Save

450 56th Street
10th Ward (Upper Lawrenceville)

Posted: September 13, 2023
Removed: September 25, 2023

Violation:
Adulterated and expired foods offered for sale, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, malfunctioning plumbing fixtures, and inadequate pest management.


Oddballs

1505 E. Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(17th Ward - South Side Flats)

Posted: July 22, 2023
Removed: July 31, 2023

Violation:
Poor Employee Personal Hygiene. Lack of Cleaning and Sanitization. Improper Waste Water Disposal, Pest Management, Inadequate Date Marking of Food, Absence of a Certified Food Protection Manager, Improper Cold Holding Temperatures, Demonstration of Knowledge, Facilities to Maintain Temperature, and lack of Probe-Type Thermometers.

See Inspection Report (Oddballs 07-22-2023)


Murray Avenue Kosher

1912 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: July 5, 2023
Removed: July 17, 2023

Violation:
Food adulterated by sewage or non-potable water, food adulterated by rodents, improper cleaning and sanitation of food contact surfaces and utensils, damaged/leaking plumbing fixtures, unknown fluids observed leaking from the ceiling in multiple locations, and dead mice found in various states of decay.

See Inspection Report (Murray Avenue Kosher 07-05-2023)


Shop 'n Save McKeesport

815 5th Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132

Posted: July 3, 2023 - See Closures - July 13, 2013
Removed: July 17, 2023

Violation:
Adulterated/unsound food source and an active pest (mice) infestation.

See Inspection Report (Shop 'n Save McKeesport 07-03-2023)


Pad Thai Noodle

256 N. Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Ward 4 - Oakland)

Posted: June 26, 2023 - See Closures, July 7, 2023
Removed: July 14, 2023

Violation:
Cold food held at unsafe temperatures, insufficient facilities to maintain temperature, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate cross-contamination prevention, inadequate personal hygiene, insufficient cleaning and sanitization, evidence of a sewer backup in the basement, and lack of pest management.

See Inspection Report (Pad Thai Noodle 06-26-2023)


Dive Bar & Grille

2132 E. Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(Ward 16 - Southside)

Posted: July 5, 2023
Removed: July 10, 2023

Violation:
cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate hand washing facilities, lack of pest control, and improper storage of chemicals.

See Inspection Report (Dive Bar & Grille 07-05-2023)


The Urban Tap

216 S Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Ward 7 - East Liberty)

Posted: June 21, 2023
Removed: June 28, 2023

Violation:
Unsound food condition, foods held past their discard dates, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, and lack of adequate pest control.

See Inspection Report (The Urban Tap 06-21-2023)


Boston Market

5200 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(8th Ward - Bloomfield)

Posted: June 8, 2023
Removed: June 19, 2023

Violations:
Improper employee personal hygiene, insufficient handwashing facilities, and lack of pest management.

See Inspection Report (Boston Market 06-08-2023)


Mo's

1635 Nobles Lane
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(29th Ward - Carrick)

Posted: May 26, 2023
Removed: June 5, 2023

Violation:
Evidence of a sewage back-up in the basement, lack of probe thermometers, and lack of sanitizer to sanitize food contact surfaces.

See Inspection Report (Mo's 05-26-2023)


CVS / Pharmacy #4144

3075 West Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15126
(Dormont)

Posted: May 5, 2023
Removed: June 2, 2023

Violation:
Failure to repair sewage system.

See Inspection Report (CVS / Pharmacy #4144 05-05-2023)


Mia Pizza

4901 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Bloomfield - 8th Ward)

Posted: May 2, 2023
Removed: May 9, 2023

Violation:
Improper Employee Personal Hygiene, failure to Cleaning and Sanitization sufaces, broken Handwashing Facilities, lack of Pest Management, lack of Date Marking of Food, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, improper Cold Holding Temperatures of food, malfunctioning Facilities to Maintain food Temperatures, and failure to use Probe-Type Thermometers to monitor food temperatures.

See Inspection Report (Mia Pizza 05-02-2023)


Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

3420 William Penn Hwy
Pittsburgh, PA
(Wilkins)

Posted: February 10, 2023
Removed: February 15, 2023

Violation:
Active roof leak above food storage and ware-washing areas and lack of proper sanitization of food contact surfaces.

See Inspection Report (Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 02-10-2023)


Plaza Azteca

1000 Sutherland Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
(Robinson)

Posted: January 4, 2023
Removed: January 10, 2023

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature of food, lack of a food probe thermometer, and lack of active managerial control.

See Inspection Report (Plaza Azteca 01-04-2023)

2023 Closures

3 2 Go @ CCAC Allegheny Campus

839 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15212
(Ward 22, Allegheny-West)

Posted: December 13, 2023
Removed: December 18, 2023

Violations: Food in unsound condition, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, inadequate pest management, and improper storage of toxic items.

See Inspection Report


Dollar General #24733

3582 Saxonburg Boulevard
Natrona Heights, PA 150657
(Fawn)

Posted: December 8, 2023
Removed: December 12, 2023

Violations: sewage in the customer area, malfunctioning plumbing and drainage system.

See Inspection Report


Masala House Indian Bistro

500 Washington Avenue
Bridgeville, PA 15017
(Bridgeville)

Posted: December 5, 2023
Removed: December 8, 2023

Violation: Food in unsound condition, lack of a means to clean and sanitize, inadequate water supply, waste water backing up in critical areas, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and lack of demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report


McDonald's

505 Lincoln Highway
North Versailles, PA 15137
(North Versailles)

Posted: November 21, 2023
Removed: November 22, 2023

Violation:
Rainwater entering through the ceiling above the food preparation area, contaminated food preparation surface, and pooling rainwater in critical areas for food preparation and near food storage.

See Inspection Report


Kuhn's Market #4

3125 Banksville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(Ward 20 -Banksville)

Posted: November 17, 2023
Removed: November 18, 2023

Violation:
Active sewage backing up in food preparation and food storage areas and failure to report an emergency to the Allegheny County Health Department Food Safety Program.

See Inspection Report


Garage Door Saloon

223 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Ward 4 - Central Oakland)

Posted: November 9, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Inadequate disposal of wastewater, active wastewater leaking on sidewalk, wastewater present inside the food facility.

See Inspection Report (Garage Door Saloon 11-09-2023)


Pizza Romano

219 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Ward 4 - Central Oakland)

Posted: November 9, 2023
Removed: November 12, 2023

Violation:
Inadequate disposal of wastewater, active wastewater leaking on sidewalk.

See Inspection Report (Pizza Romano 11-09-2023)


Turkish Kebab House

5819 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Ward 14 - Squirrel Hill)

Posted: November 7, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Unsafe food source and conditions, lack of date marking for required foods, inadequate prevention of cross-contamination, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, lack of facilities to adequately sanitize equipment, food-contact surfaces, and utensils, inadequate waste water disposal, lack of a dedicated food preparation sink, evidence of improper use of a handwashing sink, inadequate pest management, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report (Turkish Kebab House 11-07-2023)


Martins Meat & Deli

815 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: October 26, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate prevention of cross-contamination, evidence of improper employee personal hygiene, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, lack of hot water to the food facility, insufficient plumbing, lack of final plumbing approval, lack of adequate hand soap at the hand washing sink, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and open and operation without a food permit.

Due to lack of permit no inspection report is yet available through the Restaurant Finder online.

See Inspection Report (Coming soon)


Me Lyng

213 W. 8th Avenue
West Homestead, PA 15120
(West Homestead)

Posted: July 13, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Sewage backup in food preparation areas, evidence of reoccurring sewage backups, lack of a grease trap, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report (Me Lyng 07-13-2023)


Behind Triangle

101 E Amanda Avenue
Mt. Oliver, PA

Posted: July 12, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Hot food held at unsafe temperatures, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, insufficient facilities to maintain temperature, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate personal hygiene, lack of hand washing facilities, and open and operating without a food permit.


Harvie Farms Pittsburgh

28 McCandless Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Ward 10 - Lawrenceville)

Posted: June 29, 2023
Removed: January 10, 2024

Violation:
Insufficient facilities to maintain temperature, lack of hand washing facilities, inadequate pest management, and open and operating without a valid food permit.

See Inspection Report (Harvie Farms Pittsburgh 06-29-2023)(PDF, 30KB)


Fast Eddie Catering LLC (Unpermitted food Stand)

Operating at 305-307 N. Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: June 25, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, foods from unknown source, food items at improper temperatures, andlack of a handwashing station while preparing food.

See Inspection Report (Fast Eddie Catering LLC 06-25-2023)(PDF, 28KB)


India on Wheels 2.0

3650 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA
(Operating on CMU campus)

Posted: April 17, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Lack of a potable water supply and inadequate employee personal hygiene.


Steve and Benny's Chicken Shack Mobile Unit (LGW-6466)

1032 Pennsylvania Avenue
Monaca, PA 15061

Posted: February 8, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit or license issued by the ACHD or the PA Department of Agriculture, an inoperable water supply, and lack of a probe thermometer to monitor food temperatures.


Fat Catz (AKA The Lobbi)

300 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Knoxville)

Posted: February 4, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, Open and operating against previously issued closure orders, and Refusal of entry for the purpose of inspection. The inspection was attempted with the Pittsburgh Police and Pittsburgh Fire Department.Note: This facility was previously ordered closed in September 2021.


O'Fela African Lounge

2518 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Carrick)

Posted: February 3, 2023
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit, operating carbon monoxide producing equipment without proper ventilation, evidence of pests (rats), and improper wastewater disposal/plumbing.


Boretta

7204 Frankstown Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(PGH 13th Ward)

Posted: October 16, 2023
Removed: October 19, 2023

Violation:
Open and operating without a permit, failure to submit complete plans prior to constructing or remodeling a food facility, improper cleaning and sanitation, improper garbage storage, and inadequate plumbing fixtures.

See Inspection Report (Boretta 10-16-2023)(PDF, 30KB)


Global Food Pittsburgh

914 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: August 2, 2023
Removed:August 14, 2023

Violation:
Packaged food adulterated by pests and vermin, unpackaged produce (plantains) found adulterated by pests, rodent nesting material found in a bag of rice, Fruit flies and house flies, lack of a handwashing sink in the food preparation/repackaging area, failure to clean and sanitize equipment and utensils, lack of a probe thermometer, improper storage and disposal of waste and refuse, floors soiled with debris, rodent droppings, and old dry food products.

See Inspection Report (Global Food Pittsburgh 08-02-2023)


Lucy's Banh Mi

2216 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(2nd Ward - Strip District)

Posted: July 11, 2023
Removed: August 9, 2023

Violation:
Food Source/Condition - food prepared in an unpermitted location, Employee Personal Hygiene - lack of proper hand washing and changing of gloves, Cleaning and Sanitization - multiple soiled food contact surfaces, Water Supply - lack of potable water, Lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, Cold Holding Temperature violations, Demonstration of Knowledge, Facilities to Maintain Temperature, and Lack of a Probe-Type Thermometer.

See Inspection Report (Lucy's Banh Mi 07-11-2023)(PDF, 35KB)


Uno Pizzeria & Grill

205 E. Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120

Posted: August 4, 2023
Removed: August 5, 2023

Violation:
Sewage backing up in food preparation areas, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain food temperature, inadequate prevention of cross-contamination, improper cleaning and sanitization,and failure to report an emergency to the ACHD Food Safety Program.

See Inspection Report (Uno Pizzeria & Grill 08-04-2023)


Istanbul Grille

1620 Painters Run Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
(Upper St. Clair)

Posted: June 19, 2023
Removed: July 25, 2023

Violations:
Inadequate hand washing facilities, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, lack of food thermometers, no date marking, lack of a certified food safety manager, and for being open and operating without a valid health permit.

See Inspection Report (Istanbul Grille 06-19-2023)(PDF, 36KB)


Shop 'n Save McKeesport

815 5th Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132

Posted: July 13, 2023 (following the 10-day period operating with a consumer alert)
Removed: July 17, 2023

Violation:
Adulterated/unsound food source and an active pest (mice) infestation.

See Inspection Report (Shop 'n Save McKeesport 07-13-2023)


Pad Thai Noodle

256 N. Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Ward 4 - Oakland)

Posted: July 7, 2023
Removed: July 14, 2023

Violation:
The subject facility was ordered closed today after the expiration of their June 26 Consumer Alert for the following remaining violations: Active rodent infestation (rodent droppings and chewed food packages observed), active insect infestation (German cockroaches in multiple life stages observed), soiled food-contact surfaces, soiled equipment surfaces, and soiled floors.

See Inspection Report (Pad Thai Noodle 07-07-2023)


Turkish Grille

4632 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Ward 4 - Oakland)

Posted: July 6, 2023
Removed: July 10, 2023

Violation:
Unsound food condition, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, insufficient facilities to maintain temperature, lack of proper date marking for prepared foods, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate prevention of cross contamination, inadequate personal hygiene, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, lack of a certified food protection manager, and open and operating without a food permit.


Thai Gourmet Express (ZFF-4558) MFF3

4505 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
(Operating at 4104 Bigelow Boulevard near Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall)

Posted: June 15, 2023
Removed: June 20, 2023

Violation:
Improper hot holding of foods, improper cold holding of foods, inadequate facilities to maintain food temperatures, failure to use the probe thermometer to monitor food temperatures, inadequate personal hygiene, inadequate handwashing facilities, improper cleaning procedures, lack of a functioning water supply system, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and failure to report the mobile food facility to the commissary as needed.

See Inspection Report (Thai Gourmet Express 06-15-2023)


Simmie's Restaurant / Frankstown Fish Co.

8500 Frankstown Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(13th Ward - East Hills)

Posted: June 8, 2023
Removed: June 8, 2023

Violation:
Unpaid civil penalties.


Bukeye Stows

728 Broadway Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15136
(Stowe Twp)

Posted: May 10, 2023
Removed: June 6, 2023

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit; Failure to submit plans for a new food facility; Food (imported dehydrated fish) from unknown sources; food stored in non-food grade containers and packaging; evidence of an active rat infestation; evidence of sewage backups in the basement.

Copies of the inspection report can be requested by emailing FoodSafety@AlleghenyCounty.us.


El Pariente

4006 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield - 9th Ward)

Posted: May 30, 2023
Removed: June 5, 2023

Violation:
Food at improper temperatures; cold holding equipment not functional; lack of a probe thermometer to monitor food temperatures; ventilation hood inoperable; handwash sink blocked/not accessible; hand washing sink not stocked with supplies.

See Inspection Report (El Pariente 05-30-2023)


Long John Silvers

2100 Washington Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15106
(Scott Twp)

Posted: May 5, 2023
Removed: May 26, 2023

Violation:
Imminent health hazard created by a sewage system failure.

See Inspection Report (Long John Silvers 05-05-2023)


Levity Brewing Co. (Mobile)

(Operating at 2706 Tunnel Blvd., Southside Works Dog Park)

Posted: April 28, 2023
Removed: May 10, 2023

Violation:
Lack of potable water supply and utilizing a non-potable water source for water supply.


Del Vecchio’s Sausage & Fries (Mobile Food Facility)

Vandergrift, PA 15690
(Operating at Duquesne University)

Posted: April 21, 2023
Removed: May 5, 2023

Violation:
Lack of potable water, lack of a wastewater retention tank, lack of handwashing facilities, and open and operating without a valid ACHD food permit.


Revival Chili (XMB-4288) MFF3

616 South Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Operating in McKees Rocks)

Posted: April 19, 2023
Removed: April 24, 2023

Violation:
Lack of potable water, lack of a wastewater retention tank, lack of handwashing facilities, and open and operating without a valid ACHD food permit.


Boston Market

978 Greentree Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA
(Greentree)

Posted: March 22, 2023
Note: ACHD Notified that this facility has been permanently closed as of 4/6/2023

Violation:
Active waste-water back-up in the food preparation area, lack of hot water sufficient to wash and sanitize food contact surfaces, and lack of hot water sufficient for hand washing. Other violations cited include: Cross-Contamination Prevention, Pest Management, Date Marking of Food, Certified Food Protection Manager, & Probe-Type Thermometers.


Panther Pit Sports Bar

226 Meyran Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(4th Ward - Central Oakland)

Posted: February 26, 2023
Removed: March 2, 2023

Violation:
Improper Waste Water Disposal, and lack of Handwashing Facilities.

See Inspection Report (Panther Pit Sports Bar 02-26-2023)


Stop N Shop

2110 Ardmore Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Forest Hills)

Posted: February 24, 2023
Removed: February 24, 2023

Violation:
Improper waste-water disposal (active sewage back-up in the utensil washing area and the toilet rooms), Food Source/Condition, Cleaning and Sanitization of equipment, Inadequate handwashing Facilities, date marking of food, and lack of a Probe-Type Thermometers.

See Inspection Report (Stop N Shop 02-24-2023)


Everyday Noodles

5875 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Ward 14 - Squirrel Hill)

Posted: February 22, 2023
Removed: February 23, 2023

Violation:
Roof leak in the food preparation area and contaminated food contact surfaces.

See Inspection Report (Everyday Noodles 02-22-2023)


Burger King #11346

5940 University Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15108
(Moon Twp.)

Posted: January 23, 2023
Removed: January 25, 2023

Violation:
Active roof leak in the food preparation area, food contact surfaces contaminated by non-potable water.

See Inspection Report (Burger King #11346 01-23-2023)

2022 Consumer Alerts

Romeos Restaurant

705 Brushton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Ward 13 - Homewood South)

Posted: December 16, 2022
Removed: December 27, 2022

Violation:
Sewage back-up in the basement. This inspection was conducted during the PGH Police Nuisance Bar Task Force compliance checks.


Shop 'n Save

450 56th Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Upper Lawrenceville)

Posted: December 15
Removed: December 27, 2022

Violation:
Adulterated/unsound food source and an active pest (mice) infestation. This inspection was conducted in response to recent complaints.

See Inspection Report (Shop 'n Save 12-15-2022)


Family Dollar #25275

450 56th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Upper Lawrenceville)

Posted: October 21, 2022
Removed: October 31, 2022

Violation:
Active pest infestation; adulterated food items and rodent droppings found throughout the facility.

See Inspection Report (Family Dollar #25275 10-21-2022)


McKnight Kitchen

4860 McKnight Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(Ross)

Posted: September 30, 2022
Removed: October 3, 2022

Violation:
This was a 30-day follow-up inspection for the Consumer Alert posted on 8/10/22 and removed on 8/16/22. Violations were: Food in unsound condition, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, and inadequate facilities to maintain safe food temperatures.

See Inspection Report (McKnight Kitchen 09-30-2022)


Shop 'n Save

450 56th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Upper Lawrenceville)

Posted: September 16, 2022
Removed: September 26, 2022

Violation:
Active pest (mice) infestation with pest-adulterated food items offered for sale. This inspection was conducted in response to recent complaints. The facility was Pending Administrative Actions for similar observed violations cited in July & August.

See Inspection Report (Shop 'n Save 09-16-2022)


Ragtime Pizza & Subs

521 W. Grant Ave.
Duquesne, PA 15110

Posted: September 13, 2022
Removed: September 20, 2022

Violation:
Improper disposal of wastewater (sewage back-up).

See Inspection Report (Ragtime Pizza & Subs 09-13-2022)


Station 4744

4744 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: August 12, 2022
Removed: August 16, 2022

Violation:
Utilizing a specialized food process without an approved plan or records, food in unsound condition, improper cooling of food, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain safe food temperatures, and lack of discard dates on required food.

See Inspection Report (Station 4744 08-12-2022)


McKnight Kitchen

4860 McKnight Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(Ross)

Posted: August 10, 2022
Removed: August 16, 2022

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, improper cooling of food, cold food held at unsafe temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain safe food temperatures, lack of discard dates on required food, cross-contamination not prevented, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, dish machine not sanitizing, and improper storage of toxic items.

See Inspection Report (McKnight Kitchen 08-10-2022)


Quik-It Chicken @ Valero Fueland

820 Pennsylvania Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(California-Kirkbride)

Posted: August 4, 2022
Removed: August 10, 2022

Violation:
Inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food-contact surfaces, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of non-food-contact surfaces, Lack of hot or cold water to required fixtures, Improper Waste Water Disposal, Leaking Plumbing fixtures, Pest Management (German roach infestation), Lack of Date Marking of Prepared Foods, and Lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report (Quik-It Chicken 08-04-2022)


Centenerio Mexican Grill

424 Semple Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Ward 4 (Central Oakland)

Posted: July 21, 2022
Removed: August 1, 2022

Violation:
Food held at improper cold holding temperature, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, inadequate employee personal hygiene, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, insufficient hand washing facilities, inadequate pest management, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and lack of demonstration of knowledge.

See Inspection Report (Centenerio Mexican Grill 07-21-2022)


Subway Sandwiches & Salads #32741

3147 Banksville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Ward 20 (Banksville)

Posted: July 6, 2022
Removed: July 15, 2022

Violation:
Unsafe temperatures for cold food, inadequate facilities to maintain food temperatures, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report (Subway Sandwiches & Salads #32741 07-06-2022)


Subway Sandwiches & Salads #28039

301 South Hills Village
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
(Bethel Park)

Posted: June 1, 2022
Removed: June 9, 2022

Violations:
Cleaning and Sanitization. Waste Water Disposal. Plumbing. Handwashing Facilities. Pest Management. Certified Food Protection Manager. Facilities to Maintain Proper Food Temperatures.

See Inspection Report (Subway Sandwiches & Salads #28039 06-01-2022)


Thai Place North

12009 Perry Hwy
Wexford, PA 15090
(Pine Twp.)

Posted: April 13, 2022
Removed: April 21, 2022

Violation:
Failure to clean surfaces and equipment, live German roaches throughout the facility in all stages of development, and an accumulation of non-essential equipment preventing proper cleaning and professional pest control.

See Inspection Report (Thai Place North 04-13-2022)


Dive Bar & Grille

12017 Perry Highway,
Wexford, PA 15090
(Pine Twp.)

Posted: April 13, 2022
Removed: April 20, 2022

Violation:
Cleaning & Sanitation, Pest Management.

See Inspection Report (Dive Bar & Grille 04-13-2022)


Whitehall Asian Supermarket

1406 Radford Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Whitehall)

Posted: April 1, 2022
Removed: April 7, 2022

Violation:
Wastewater disposal (Sewage back-up)

See Inspection Report (Whitehall Asian Supermarket 04-01-2022)


7 Eleven #36124

1400 Radford Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Whitehall)

Posted: April 1, 2022
Removed: April 7, 2022

Violation:
Wastewater disposal (Sewage back-up)

See Inspection Report (7 Eleven #36124 04-01-2022)


Namaste India II Restaurant

1400 Radford Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Whitehall)

Posted: April 1, 2022
Removed: April 7, 2022

Violation:
Wastewater disposal (Sewage back-up)

See Inspection Report (Namaste India II Restaurant 04-01-2022)


Sinful Sweets

539 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Central Business District)

Posted: March 24, 2022
Removed: April 4, 2022 - Permanently Closed

Violation:
Active pest infestation, Cleaning and Sanitation, Waste & Refuse storage.

See Inspection Report (Sinful Sweets 03-24-2022)


Shah's Halal Food @ Walmart

250 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
(North Fayette)

Posted: March 22, 2022
Removed: March 23, 2022

Violation:
Improper cold holding of food, insufficient refrigeration to maintain safe food temperatures, conditions leading to cross-contamination of food, inadequate hand washing facilities, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

See Inspection Report (Shah's Halal Food 03-22-2022)

2022 Closures

Birria Azul

335 North Aiken Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Garfield)

Posted: May 3, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit; and food from an unknown source. (Repeat violation: see January 12, 2022)


One Live Studios (MPC)

1160 Hodgkiss St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(Marshall-Shadeland)

Posted: April 20, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid Health Permit; Open and operating under 11/29/2020 Closure order; Food from an unknown source; Inadequate handwashing facilities; Lack of required ventilation above cooking equipment; Inadequate facilities to maintain temperature; Evidence of smoking in the kitchen.


Sireal Cereal Bar

304 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15222
(Downtown)

Posted: March 7, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Operating a food business without a valid health permit.


Birria Azul

335 N. Aiken Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Garfield Neighborhood)

Posted: January 12, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Cease & Desist Order. Operating a food business without a valid health permit.


Dirty Birds Chicken, LLC

East Liberty, PA
(Pittsburgh 11th Ward)

Posted: January 7, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Operating a food business without a valid health permit.


L & L Cake Pops

801 Norvell Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(Penn Hills)

Posted: January 6, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Lee’s Ooey Gooey Chewies

235 Edgewood Ave.

Pittsburgh PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: January 6, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Roderica Pope
dba Highly Treated

2304 Brownsville Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Mt. Oliver)

Posted: January 4, 2022
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


A Place to Toast

633 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh PA 15219
(Downtown - Cultural District)

Posted: February 17, 2022
Removed: August 5, 2022

Violation:
Failure to comply with City of Pittsburgh PLI requirements relating to building occupancy resulting in an imminent hazard.


Sam's Market/Chadwick Market

356 Stranahan St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(13th Ward, Homewood North)

Posted: July 11, 2022
Removed: July 18, 2022

Violation:
Operating without a permit, house fly and small fly infestation, unsafe temperatures for cold food, inadequate facilities to maintain food temperatures, evidence of recent sewage backups, an improperly vented hot water tank, and general unsanitary conditions throughout the facility.


Sylvia's Market and Deli

2202 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Ward 5 (Middle Hill)

Posted: September 14, 2022
Removed: November 9, 2022

Violation:
Cold food held at improper temperature, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, inadequate handwashing facilities, inadequate pest management, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and operating without a food permit.


Pure Greens 412

2524 Sarah Street
Pittsburgh PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: March 4, 2022
Removed: June 30, 2022

Violation:
Operating a food business without a valid health permit.


Boards & More by Shannon

1024 Chanticleer Dr.
Crescent, PA 15046

Posted: January 12, 2022
Removed: April 26, 2022

Violation:
Cease & Desist Order. Operating a food business without a valid health permit.


A's 2's/Ace's & Deuce's Lounge

1400 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Ward 1 (Bluff)

Posted: September 13, 2022
Removed: September 19, 2022

Violation:
Failure to appear at the pre-suspension hearing regarding an unpaid civil penalty.


Steel City Sports Bar & Grub

216 Woods Run Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(Woods Run, 27th Ward)

Posted: April 30, 2022
Removed: May 2, 2022

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid Health Permit; Foods at unsafe temperatures; Lack of thermometer(s) to monitor food temperatures; Lack of a Certified Food Safety Manager; Inadequate sanitization of food contact surfaces; Inadequate hand washing facilities; Improper cooling; and Inadequate pest control.


A's 2's/Ace's & Deuce's Lounge

1400 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Ward 1 (Bluff)

Posted: March 16, 2022
Removed: March 18, 2022

Violation:
Improper cold holding of food, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, and evidence of a chronic, recurring sewage backup.

2021 Consumer Alerts

Alex's Pit Stop II / Thomas Lounge

522 Rosedale Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Homewood)

Posted: October 6, 2021
Removed: October 15, 2021

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, lack of date marking of prepared food, improper storage of food requiring different cooking temperatures, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food and non-food contact surfaces, inadequate hand washing facilities, and inadequate pest management.


New Young's Oriental Grocery

5813 Forward Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: September 23, 2021
Removed: September 30, 2021

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, utilizing a specialized process without safe and approved procedures, lack of a hand sink in a food preparation area, evidence of a pest infestation, improper storage of toxic items, and operating outside of the scope of the permit by preparing food without required equipment.


Crud's Grill

1400 Brinton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15104
(North Braddock)

Posted: September 14, 2021
Removed: September 23, 2021

Violation:
Food from an unknown source, improper cold holding of food, insufficient refrigeration, lack of a properly calibrated food probe thermometer, inadequate hand washing facilities, pet dog present inside the facility, improper use/storage of toxic items, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, improper garbage disposal, and operating with an expired food permit.


Silk Elephant

1712 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: September 13, 2021
Removed: September 22,2021

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, improper cooling, inadequate cold holding of food, improper storage of food requiring different cooking temperatures, inadequate cleaning and sanitizing, inadequate hand washing facilities, inadequate pest management, and improper storage of a toxic item.


Dollar General

1811 Main Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
(Sharpsburg)

Posted: September 8. 2021
Posted: September 10, 2021

Violation:
Food in unsound condition and an active pest infestation. Note: the facility was posted with a consumer alert on 6/24/2021 as this has been an ongoing issue.


Gooski's

3117 Brereton Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(Polish Hill)

Posted: August 26, 2021
Removed: September 7, 2021

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, evidence of smoking in the kitchen, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, lack of a backflow device on the utility sink, inadequate hand washing facilities, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


Caprioni's Pizzeria

4239 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Greenfield)

Posted: August 27, 2021
Removed: August 30, 2021

Violation:
Waste water present and actively leaking in a used portion of the basement, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


McKnight Kitchen

4860 McKnight Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(Ross)

Posted: August 25, 2021
Removed: August 27, 2021

Violation:
Improper cooling, improper cold holding of food, inadequate refrigeration, failure to monitor food requiring temperature control, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


Maldini's Taste of Italy

1900 Monongahela Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: August 4, 2021
Removed: August 6, 2021

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, improper cooling, unsafe hot holding food temperatures, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate employee personal hygiene, insufficient hand washing facilities, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, lack of a functional mop sink, inadequate pest management, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


Namaste India II Restaurant

1400 Radford Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Whitehall)

Posted: July 13, 2021
Removed: July 22, 2021

Violation:
An active pest infestation and violations related to cleaning and sanitization. Other violations include a lack of date marking on food, absence of a probe type food thermometer, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, maintenance of equipment, damage to walls, and inadequate lighting.


Quik-It Chicken @ Valero Fueland

820 Pennsylvania Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(North Side)

Posted: July 2, 2021
Removed: July 12, 2021

Violation:
Cold holding temperatures, facilities to maintain temperature, cleaning & sanitization, and pest control violations. Other violations included toxic materials storage, garbage & refuse, maintenance of floors, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


Dollar General

1811 Main Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
(Sharpsburg)

Posted: June 24, 2021
Removed: June 29, 2021

Violation:
Mouse infestation.


Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop

580 Old Clairton Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(Pleasant Hills)

Posted: June 8, 2021
Removed: June 15, 2021

Violation:
Recurrent and new conditions, including: Food in unsound condition; Unsafe cooling practices; Food held at unsafe temperatures; Malfunctioning refrigeration; Prepared foods not marked with discard dates; Bare hand contact with foods that are ready-to-eat; Lack of handwashing; and Presence of unapproved pesticide.


Adan Market

7207 Frankstown Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: April 15, 2021
Removed: April 26, 2021

Violation:
Evidence of a pest infestation, improper use of toxic items, unsound food conditions, evidence of smoking in food preparation areas, lack of a three-compartment sink, and improper cleaning and sanitization.


Shah's Express Mobile Unit - XLW-5007 (formerly Halal Pitt)

operating at the 3000 block of Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: April 14, 2021
Removed: April 16, 2021

Violation:
Improper hot holding temperatures, improper and inadequate facilities to maintain food temperatures, inadequate personal hygiene, inadequate water supply, lack of a certified food protection manager, lack of knowledge of the water supply system, and remodeling the mobile unit without submitting plans.


Rose Tea Cafe

5874 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: February 9, 2021
Removed: February 12, 2021

Violation:
Unapproved food condition, improper cooling, lack of date marking, improper storage of raw and ready-to-eat foods, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, inadequate hand washing facilities, inadequate pest management, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


The Spot Etc.

11675 B Frankstown Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(Penn Hills)

Posted: January 29, 2021
Removed: February 2, 2021

Violation:
Improper cold holding, malfunctioning refrigeration, failure to monitor refrigeration temperatures, inadequate cleaning of a food contact surface, unlabeled toxic items, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Galaxy Market

801 Broadway Avenue
Pittsbrugh, PA 15136
(Stowe)

Posted: January 11, 2021
Removed: January 13, 2021

Violation:
A sewage back up and lack of adequate handwashing facilities.

2021 Closures

Rabbit Foot Creamery

210 Caroline St., Apt #31
Pittsburgh, PA 15120
(Munhall)

Posted: December 17, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Poppa’s

7452 Monticello St.
Pittsburgh PA, 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: December 10, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating as a food facility without a valid health permit.


The Dippn Pot (online/take-out)

Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(East Liberty)

Posted: December 9, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Cease and desist orders were emailed to the operator for selling prepared foods without a valid health permit.


The Green Room

1751 Arlington Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15210
(Mt. Oliver)

Posted: December 6, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating as a night club without a valid health permit.


Rosuls Cakes-n-Bakes

1430 Summit Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: November 19, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit (this facility was selling baked goods at various farmers’ markets in the county).


The Paddy-Wagon Bakery

1535 Park Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(Dormont)

Posted: November 18, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit (this facility was selling baked goods at various farmers’ markets in the county).


Coach Jeff’s Trophy Hot Dogs

7901 Bennett St. - 13th W.
Pittsburgh PA, 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: November 9, 2021

Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Bangin Tacos

7913 Bennett St Pit 13th W
Pittsburgh PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: November 9, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Squeaks Eats

210 Camp Avenue

Braddock, PA, 15104

Posted: November 9, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Netta’s Pop Up Kitchen

1425 Adams St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(Kilbuck)

Posted: November 5, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Crackin' Crabs PGH

2012 Monongahela Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: October 29, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Good as Hale

408 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15136
(McKees Rocks)

Posted: October 25, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Weekend Biryani / Desiship

4472 Walnut Ridge Circle
McDonald, PA 15057
(South Fayette Township)

Posted: October 18, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Mama T's Kitchen

1020 Davis Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15212
(Brighton Heights)

Posted: October 15, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Desi Kitchen

2952 Pinnacle Drive

McDonald, PA 15057

Posted: October 12, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Peaceful Platez

415 Alice Street
Pittsburgh PA 15210
(Knoxville)

Posted: September 22, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Fat Catz After-Hours

300 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Knoxville)

Posted: September 3, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Beverages and ice from an unknown source, open and operating without a valid health permit, failure to submit plans prior to opening, and lack of toilet rooms.


Pizza Salerno

510 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15017
(Bridgeville)

Posted: August 27, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Improper cold holding of food, inadequate and insufficient refrigeration, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate personal hygiene, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and operating without a valid health permit.


Vagabond Taco Truck - Mobile Vendor

Operating at Pennsbury Village
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Posted: August 3, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, foods at unsafe temperatures, lack of a food probe thermometer, lack of potable water, inadequate hand washing, and inadequate sanitization. Also note: this is a mobile food facility operator utilizing a new trailer and is required to submit plans for review before a permit is issued.


City Oven - Mobile Vendor

770 Osage Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
(Mt. Lebanon)

Posted: July 7, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Frymaster Mobile Food Truck

(operating at) 804 Braddock Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15104
(Braddock)

Posted: July 2, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Perfection at its Best Catering (Mobile Food Facility)

operating at: 7304 Kelly Street
Pittsburgh, PA
(Homewood)

Posted: June 24, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit. Other violations included service of food prepared in a private residence and failure to submit plans.


Adan Market

7207 Frankstown Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: June 24, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Closed due to imminent hazard: Rodent-gnawed product was available for purchase on the shelves of the facility and live mice observed. The facility has had repeated violations related to pest control. Other violations include operating without a valid health permit, lack of ability to properly clean and sanitize food service equipment, employee personal hygiene violations, conditions leading to pest harborage areas, and use of milk crates as shelving.


Little Athens Express

499 Merchant St.

Ambridge, PA 15003

Posted: June 23, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating at the Hampton Farmers’ Market without a valid health permit and without water.


Sweet Temptations

123 Chalfonte Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
(West View)

Posted: June 22, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating a food facility without a valid health permit.


Molly O's

3126-3128 Chartiers Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15204
(Sheridan)

Posted: June 8, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating a food facility without a valid health permit.


Boom Boom Room

1713 E. Carson St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: May 29, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit. Other violations included a failure to submit plans, a failure to post occupancy limits, inadequate equipment, inadequate pest control, inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, lack of adequate toilet facilities, and service of liquor from an unknown source.


Gold Door

6840 Kelly St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: May 22, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit, Failure to submit plans prior to operating a food facility, failure to request a pre-operational inspection, & lack of hot water. Other violations include: sewage leak in the unused basement, food hot-holding temperature violations, food cold holding temperature violations, lack of refrigeration, non-operational toilet in the male toilet room, lack of water at the kitchen 3-compartment sink, damage floors, and missing electrical covers.


Shabb's BBQ

5131 Lytle St.,
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
(Hazelwood)

Posted: May 11, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit. Other violations included operating a mobile food facility without an approved commissary, operating without water supply, use of non-commercial equipment for temperature control, lack of a date marking system for food, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


Coach Jeff's Trophy Hot Dog - Mobile Unit

Operating at 7901 Bennett St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: April 26, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a health permit, food from an unapproved source, lack of hand washing facilities, improper hot holding of food, lack of a commissary, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Billy's Carolina's Food Company

907 Bockstoce Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(Castle Shannon)

Posted: April 23, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a health permit, food from an unapproved source, lack of ware washing facilities, lack of hand washing facilities, lack of overhead protection, and failure to submit plans.


Clubhouse

511 State Street

Clairton, PA 15025

Posted: April 23, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


IGH 412 Smoked Meats

211 Pinewood Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(Penn Hills)

Posted: April 2, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit, food from an unapproved source, food held at unsafe temperatures, failure to maintain temperature of food during transport, and failure to monitor food temperatures.


House of Savvy

2600-2602 Perrysville Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
(Perry South)

Posted: March 26, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit, lack of hot water, operating as a night club, and serving alcohol without a meal.


Goodiez A Go Go

552 Protectory Pl., Apt. 1

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Posted: March 26, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for operating without a health permit.


JessCakes412

Unknown Address

Posted: March 10, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for operating without a health permit.


Mossed412

unknown Address

Posted: March 9, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for operating without a health permit.


Birria Azul LLC

Mobile Unit operating at:
412 Brewery
847 Western Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(Allegheny West)

Posted: February 19, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for operating without a health permit.


The Alley

1826 Brownsville Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Carrick)

Posted: February 14, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating as a night club, operating without a valid health permit, and over maximum occupancy.


703 Social Club

3143 Brighton Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(Woods Run)

Posted: February 14, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit, lack of face coverings for staff, and occupancy not posted.


Brothmonger

427 Suismon St., Apt. 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(North Side)

Posted: February 10, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for operating without a health permit.


Polski Sklep

3101 Brereton Street
Pittsburgh PA 15219
(Polish Hill)

Posted: February 8, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Donnadieu’s

1212 Fallowfield Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15216
(Beechview)

Posted: January 26, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


8 on Eighth

936 E 8th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15120
(Homestead)

Posted: January 16, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit, food from an unapproved source, failure to submit plans, operating as a night club, lack of distancing, lack of face coverings, and occupancy not posted.


The Café

917 Grant Ave

Duquesne, PA

Posted: January 16, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit and occupancy not posted.


Jaimekya Grille

815 George Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15108
(Coraopolis)

Posted: January 12, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Reese’s Super Club

208 S. 5th St.

Duquesne, PA 15110

Posted: January 9, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, operating under a closure order, operating as a night club, alcohol service without a meal, lack of distancing between customers, and failure to post occupancy.


The Warehouse

401 E. Warrington Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Allentown)

Posted: January 8, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, operating as a night club, food from an unknown source, lack of distancing between customers, and failure to post occupancy.


Fat Frankz

4507 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: January 7, 2021
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


The Mansion

7232 Kelly Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: October 22, 2021
Removed: December 16, 2021

Note: The permit stipulates use of the first floor only based on the occupancy permit for the building.

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, failure to submit plans prior to opening, and food and liquor from an unknown source.


Eggs-R-Us

2350 Noblestown Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(Ward 28)

Posted: November 29, 2021
Removed: November 29, 2021

Violation:
Active sewage back up in a critical area of the food facility and inadequate cleaning of floors and walls.


Victory Banquet Hall

8023 Bennett St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Homewood)

Posted: October 8, 2021
Removed: November 4, 2021

Violation:
The subject facility was ordered to close during a raid with the Nuisance Bar Task Force. Violations included: open and operating without a valid health permit, food from an unknown source, improper cold holding of food, inadequate facilities to maintain food temperatures, inadequate hand washing facilities, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.

Note: LCE also confiscated all non-fixed assets. This same facility and operation had been previously closed by ACHD Food Safety on 11/8/2020 for operating without a health permit.


India On Wheels 2.0 (ZDM-2099) Mobile Unit

3650 Northern Pike

Monroeville, PA 15146

Posted: September 29, 2021
Removed: November 2, 2021

Violation:
operating without a water supply. Other violations included inadequate hot holding temperatures, lack of a probe thermometer, cleaning & sanitization violations, lack of handwashing facilities, lack of a certified food protection manager, violations related to equipment maintenance, and failure to report to the facility’s commissary. The vehicle was found operating on Margaret Morrison St. in Oakland.


Shah’s Express (ZNG-5369) Mobile Unit

412 Semple Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: September 29, 2021
Removed: November 1, 2021

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit. The facility was found operating on Margaret Morrison St. in Oakland and was ordered to submit plans for approval and obtain a valid health permit before operating. Please note, this order does not affect the Shah’s Express (XLW-5007), which has a valid health permit and is inspected & permitted to operate.


Subway Sandwiches & Salads

418 S. Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: August 31, 2021
Removed: September 2, 2021

Violation:
Water actively leaking above a food preparation area, lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager, and operating with an expired health permit.


Papa Allen's

105 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Downtown)

Posted: August 3, 2021
Removed: August 4, 2021

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, improper cold holding, inadequate and insufficient refrigeration, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, insufficient hand washing facilities, inadequate pest management, improper storage of toxic items, and lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


Beta Bites

338 S. Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: July 27, 2021
Removed: July 30, 2021

Violation:
Operating without a health permit. Also: Lack of hot water; Lack of functioning hand washing sink; Food requiring temperature control for safety held at room temperature; Mouse infestation; Lack of date-marking food for safe use; Lack of Certified Food Protection Manager.


Neighborhood Hero #1 (ZPB-8148) Mobile Food Facility

Operating at:
283 8th Ave.
Homestead, PA 15120

Posted: July 12, 2021
Removed: July 16, 2021

Violation:
Operating without a water supply, operating without approved ventilation, and for holding food at unsafe temperatures. Other violations included lack of approved probe-type thermometer, lack of sanitizer, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, lack of access to a hand sink, lack of a certified food protection manager, inadequate electrical power supply, and failure to return to the approved commissary on a daily basis.


Fujiya Ramen

815 S. Aiken Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(Shadyside)

Posted: June 22, 2021
Removed: June 24, 2021

Violation:
Lack of properly functioning and appropriate refrigeration; Foods held at unsafe temperatures; Unsafe cooling of prepared food; Bare-hand contact with food that is ready-eat; Hands not washed in appropriate sinks; Hand washing sinks blocked: Failure to monitor food and refrigeration temperatures; Dish machine not sanitizing; Mop water disposed in utensil washing/food preparation sink.


Dunkin Donuts

301 E. 10th Ave.

Tarentum, PA 15084

Posted: May 21, 2021
Removed: May 25, 2021

Violation:
Imminent hazard as a result of sewage leaking from a grease trap and causing a large puddle on the floor. Contamination was spread throughout the facility by employees walking through the puddle. Other violations cited include: cleaning and sanitization of ice maker, donut shelf, steam ventilation system, and ventilation covers; lack of a grease trap maintenance log; lack of signs instructing employees to wash hands; use of handwashing sink for disposal of ice; torn cooler gaskets; damaged door sweep; and failure to post their health permit.


Prantl's Bakery

5824 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: April 28, 2021
Removed: May 13, 2021

Violation:
Open and operating without a health permit, construction prior to plan approval, failure to provide notice for and request a pre-operational inspection, lack of a final plumbing approval, improper cold holding of food, lack of a food probe thermometer, failure to sanitize food contact surfaces, lack of sufficient hot water to the entire facility, and lack of hand washing sinks in food handling areas.


Caity Cakes

607 Grant Avenue
Homestead, PA 15120
(Homestead)

Posted: January 26, 2021
Removed: May 12, 2021

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.

Note: As of May 12, 2021 the operator has been permitted to operate her bakery as a transient food processor, operating out of Squid’s Coffee House.


Club Elegance

804 Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15104
(Braddock)

Posted May 8, 2021
Removed: May 10, 2021

Violation:
Imminent health hazard of an ongoing and active sewage backup in the basement and several inches of raw sewage covering the basement floor. Additional violations included improper food source (home-prepared foods requiring time and temperature control for safety), improper cooling of food, improper hot holding temperatures, improper cold holding temperatures, lack of adequate facilities to maintain temperature, lack of date marking of prepared foods, lack of an adequate probe-type thermometer, inadequate cross contamination prevention, absence of a grease trap, inadequate handwashing facilities, improper use of toxic items, lack of a certified food protection manager, failure to protect food, utensils, and equipment from environmental contamination, use of non-commercial equipment, improper disposal of fryer grease on ground outside facility, and damage to floors, walls, and ceiling.


7/Eleven

818 Duquesne Blvd.

Duquesne, PA 15110

Posted: April 14, 2021
Removed: April 15, 2021

Violation:
Active sewage back-up affecting the facility’s toilet rooms and customer area.


9 Cafe / Club G97

900 Wood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: February 14, 2021
Removed: April 2, 2021

Violation:
Operating as a night club, operating with an expired health permit, lack of physical distancing, lack of face coverings for staff and customers, serving liquor without food, and unpaid civil penalties.


Adan Market

7207 Frankstown Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
(Homewood)

Posted: March 22, 2021
Removed: March 23, 2021

Violation:
Operating without a health permit, evidence of a pest infestation, unsound food conditions, evidence of smoking in food preparation areas, lack of a three-compartment sink, and improper cleaning and sanitization.


East End Negro Veteran's Association dba Club Long Island

2132 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(Uptown)

Posted: February 7, 2021
Removed: February 25, 2021

Violation:
Operating as a night club, lack of physical distancing, lack of face coverings for patrons, serving alcohol without meals, and occupancy not posted.


Boston Market

5200 Baum Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Shadyside)

Posted: February 10, 2021
Removed: February 16, 2021

Violation:
Facility was ordered to close due to: Improper storage of in-use utensils, inadequate waste water disposal leading to standing water in a food preparation area, inadequate hand washing facilities, and inadequate pest management.


Cousins Maine Lobster (ZLG-5719) MFF3 - Mobile Unit

operating at 5316 Wm. Flynn Highway
Gibsonia, PA 15044
(Richland)

Posted: January 29, 2021
Removed: February 2, 2021

Violation:
Lack of a running water supply on the mobile unit and lack adequate hand washing facilities.

2020 Consumer Alerts

V3 Flatbread Pizza

4500 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Lawrenceville)

Posted: December 22, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Improper cold holding, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, insufficient hand washing facilities, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Dollar Tree

2858 Banksville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(Banksville)

Posted: December 14, 2020
Removed: December 21, 2020

Violation:
Sewage backing up in the customer and employee toilet rooms and lack of access to an employee toilet room. (The facility did provide a portable toilet and a portable hand washing station for temporary use.)


Hook, Fish & Chicken

6960 5th Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: October 15, 2020
Removed: October 21, 2020

Violation:
Inadequate hot holding, improper thawing of foods, lack of a food probe thermometer, inadequate personal hygiene causing cross-contamination, lack of cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces, inoperable hand sink, inadequate pest management, unlabeled toxic items, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Potenza Pizza & Pasta

4709 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted September 16, 2020
Removed: See Closures - September 28, 2020 below

Violation:
Inadequate cleaning and sanitization, improper waste water disposal, lack of soap at the hand sink, pest infestations and lack of pest management, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


TJ's Buffet Sushi & Grill

121 Pittsburgh Mills Circle
Pittsburgh, PA 15084
(Frazier)

Posted: August 7, 2020
Removed: August 17, 2020

Violation:
Unsafe cooling of prepared foods; Unsafe holding temperatures of foods requiring temperature maintenance for safety; Facilities unable to maintain safe temperatures; Inadequate sanitization; Lack of probe thermometer; Failure to disclose risk for consumption of raw foods.


Oriental Market

4768 McKnight Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(Ross Twp.)

Posted: June 25, 2020
Removed: July 1, 2020

Violation:
Unsound condition (approximately 8 crates of fish in the process of drying outdoors); unsafe cooling practices; foods requiring temperature control for safety held at unsafe temperatures; Inadequate facilities to prepare food; lack of convenient handwashing sink; lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager; cross-contamination not prevented; inadequate cleaning and sanitization.


Las Palmas

700 Brookline Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(Brookline)

Posted: June 9, 2020
Removed: June 12, 2020

Violation:
Unsafe cooling, Insufficient and malfunctioning refrigeration, Lack of handwashing facilities, Lack of Certified Food Protection Manager, Lack of food safety knowledge.


All India

315 N. Craig St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: March 3, 2020
Removed: March 12, 2020

Violation:
Water leaking from the ceiling in food service and food preparation areas and for repeat violations concerning improper hot holding temperatures, improper cold holding temperatures, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Safari Club

704 Grant St.
Duquesne, PA 15110

Posted: February 26, 2020
Removed: March 10, 2020

Violation:
Unsound food source/condition, lack of sufficient and commercial refrigeration, lack of a date marking system, improper storage of raw and ready-to-eat food, evidence of smoking in the kitchen, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, blocked handwashing facilities, inadequate pest management, and improper storage of toxic items.


Olive Oil's Pizzeria

930 Brookline Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(Brookline)

Posted: February 28, 2020
Removed: March 3, 2020

Violation:
Recurring violations including improper cold holding, inadequate facilities to maintain temperature, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Desi Market

2122 Brownsville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Carrick)

Posted: January 17, 2020
Removed: January 24, 2020

Violation:
Insufficient pest management; Inadequate cleaning and sanitization; Food from an unknown source; and Improper storage of toxic items.


Sarafino's

40 E. Crafton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(Crafton)

Posted: January 17, 2020
Removed: January 21, 2020

Violation:
Unsafe holding temperatures; unsafe cooling of prepared foods; barehand contact with food that is ready-to-eat; lack of convenient hand washing sink; insufficient refrigeration; lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager; Unable to demonstrate knowledge in Food Safety; and engaging in specialized processes without a standard procedure.

2020 Closures

Tastebuds

816 Ohio Avenue
Glassport, PA 15045

Posted: December 21, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Il Pizzaiolo

703 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
(Mt. Lebanon)

Posted: December 18, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Providing indoor dining.


Unnamed Business

6216 Lenox Lane
McDonald, PA 15057

Posted: December 9, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Side Hustle Bakery

363 Washington Avenue
Bridgeville, PA 15017

Posted: December 9, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Chef Tim’s Gathering

429 Middle Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Hays)

Posted: December 9, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Order of Owls Lodge No. 1423

1140 Cochrans Mill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(Bruceton)

Posted: December 8, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


O’Fela African Restaurant

2516-2518 Brownsville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Carrick)

Posted: November 29, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, operating as a night club, and failure to post the occupancy.


One Live Studios (MPC)

1160 Hodgkiss St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(Marshall)

Posted: November 29, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, operating as a night club, serving liquor after 11pm, lack of distancing, and failure to post the occupancy.


Bulldog

907 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Lincoln-Lemington)

Posted: November 28, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, operating as a night club. Note: This is a second offense, see October 17.


Bridgez

1751 Arlington Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(South Side Slopes)

Posted: November 21, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit, operating under a closure order, operating as a night club, exceeding the allowed capacity, lack of face coverings, serving alcohol without meals, and serving alcohol after midnight. This facility was previously ordered to cease and desist operations on September 19, 2020.


Tilden

941 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Cultural District)

Posted: November 21, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating as a night club, serving alcohol after midnight, lack of face coverings for patrons, serving alcohol without meals, utilizing the bar for service, and lack of distancing.


Victory Banquet Hall

8023 Bennett St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Homewood)

Posted: November 8, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a health permit, operating as a night club, lack of social distancing, and not posting the occupancy.


PC Planning and Catering

1309 Marion Circle
Clairton, PA 15025

Posted: November 3, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for operating without a health permit.


Dirty Birds Chicken

359 Princeton Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(East Liberty)

Posted: November 2, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
The facility was ordered to cease and desist for operating without a valid health permit.


Simon's Concessions (mobile unit)

1801 Dormont Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(Dormont)

Posted: October 29, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Reese's

208 S. 5th Street
Duquesne, PA 15110

Posted: October 21, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
The facility was ordered to cease and desist for operating without a valid health permit.


Bulldog

907 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Lincoln-Lemington)

Posted: October 17, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, operating as a night club, lack of social distancing, serving alcohol without meals lack of face coverings, and operating over 25% capacity.


Greater Pittsburgh Social Club, DBA “Club VIP” AKA “Da Trap”

6525 Hamilton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Larimer)

Posted: October 17, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Lack of face coverings for employees and customers, lack of social distancing, operating over 50% capacity without proof of self-certification, serving alcohol without meals, and operating as a night club.


Da Kave

1502 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Lincoln-Lemington)

Posted: October 8, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, operating as a night club, lack of social distancing, serving alcohol without meals, lack of face coverings and operating over 25% capacity. Note: This facility was previously ordered to cease and desist operations on October 8, 2020.


Epik Lounge

724 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15136
(McKees Rocks)

Posted: October 13, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist due to the lack of a health permit.


Da Kave

1502 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Lincoln-Lemington)

Posted: October 8, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a health permit.


P.C. Planning & Catering for the Soul

1502 Lincoln Ave.
Pitts burgh, PA 15206
(Lincoln-Lemintgton)

Posted: October 8, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for providing food at the subject facility without a valid health permit and for preparing foods at home.


Potenza Pizza & Pasta

4709 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted September 28, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
The subject facility was ordered to close after high and medium risk violations persisted after operating for 10 days with a consumer alert. The remaining violations were inadequate cleaning and sanitization, inaccessible hand sink, pest infestations and lack of pest management, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Bridgez

1751 Arlington Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(South Sided Slopes)

Posted: September 19, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, allowing indoor operations after 11 p.m., operating as a night club, lack of face coverings, allowing smoking inside, serving alcohol without a meal, and failure to maintain physical distancing between patrons.


Seven

130 7th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Downtown)

Posted: September 19, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Admitting individuals inside the establishment after 11 p.m. and denying entry for inspection.


Time Capsule

38 Mt. Oliver Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Allentown)

Posted: September 5, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, allowing indoor operations after 11 pm, facility operating as a night club, lack of face coverings, and exceeding 25% indoor occupancy. (As a note, we were denied entry but observations were made from the entrance. Facility was observed admitting patrons with a cover charge.)


Nerdz/The Garage

1902 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Carrick)

Posted: September 5, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, allowing indoor operations after 11 pm, facility operating as a night club, lack of face coverings, exceeding 25% indoor occupancy, and failure to maintain physical distancing between patrons.


Kazi’s Food & Catering

5301 Gertrude Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
(Hazelwood)

Posted: August 18, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
The facility was ordered to cease and desist for operating a food business without a health permit.


The Loaded Bucket

6 Heinz Terrace Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
(Sharpsburg)

Posted: August 12, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit.


Crack'd Egg

4131 Brownsville Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Brentwood)

Posted: August 11, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
COVID-related violations, employees and patrons not wearing face-coverings.


Nerdz/The Garage

1902 Brownsville Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Carrick)

Posted: August 8, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
The facility was ordered to immediately Cease and Desist all food-related business activities due to: Operating without a valid Health permit; Lack of adherence to COVID-related orders; Customers not physically distanced and lack of clear markings; Carbon monoxide hazard; Lack of proper licensing; and Sponsoring “after-hours” gatherings.


Billy’s Carolina Food Company

3713 Library Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15234 (Castle Shannon)

Posted: August 7, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without an Allegheny County Health permit; Lack of facilities to operate a food facility; Lack of hand washing sink; Lack of commercial refrigeration; Lack of proper sinks for cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils; Lack of mop service sink; Lack of thermometer to monitor food temperatures; Unsafe condition.


Sugar Mommas Sweets & Eats

Unknown address

Posted: August 4, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit.


Smooth Drinks and Eats

7216 Butler Street, Apt. 2 (rear)
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Morningside)

Posted: August 3, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit


Rock Till Morning

271 Baldwin Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
(New Homestead)

Posted: July 8, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit.


Shiverr Shack Mobile

Operating at 4529 McKnight Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Posted: July 1, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Failure to wash, rinse, and sanitize food contact surfaces; using unapproved chemicals on food contact surfaces; lack of an adequate water supply on the mobile unit; lack of a means to heat water on the mobile unit; and, lack of hand washing facilities.


De Pan Y Queso Bocadillos Bar

2827 California Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15212

Posted: June 30, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Ordered to cease and desist for operating without a valid health permit.


KeKe Kitchen

5051 Columbo St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Garfield)

Posted: June 26, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit.


Bella's Smokin' BBQ Mobile Unit

Operating at 5060 William Penn Highway
Monroeville, PA 15146

Posted: June 24, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a health permit. Violations also include unsafe cold holding, lack of an appropriate probe thermometer, insufficient potable water supply, lack of a waste retention tank, failure to submit plans, and failure to provide 10-days’ notice for an inspection.


Stuff'd Food Truck

Operating at 86 35th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Lawrenceville)

Posted: June 4, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, unlabeled chemical bottles, lack of a certified food protection manager, and failure to submit plans for approval prior to inspection and operation.


True Diamond

1107 Island Ave.
McKees Rocks, PA 15136
(Stowe)

Posted: May 28, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit.


J.E.S. Plated

212 Harrison Road
Elizabeth, PA 15037
(Lincoln)

Posted: May 5, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit; ordered to cease and desist.


Convenience Store

420 Antisbury St.
Braddock, PA 15104
(Rankin)

Posted: May 1, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit; ordered to cease and desist.


Tastefully Blessed Catering

403 Center Ave.
Pitcairn, PA 15146

Posted: March 26, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit; ordered to cease and desist.


Marquez Family Bakery

664 Baldwin St. Apt#1
Bridgeville, PA 15017

Posted: March 26, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit; ordered to cease and desist.


Bethie Bakery

2282 Chapparal Dr.
Plum, PA 15239

Posted: March 26, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit; ordered to cease and desist.


Tia Staples, dba 7-Senses Catering

7327 Kelly St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: March 12, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Cease and desist orders were issued; operating without a health permit.


Lyndsay Phillis, dba Foods by Lindsay

448 McClellan Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(Jefferson Hills)

Posted: March 12, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Cease and desist orders were issued; operating without a health permit. Ms. Phillis indicated that she will change her business model to a “Personal Chef” and discontinue all catering effective immediately.


Dan McKenzie, dba Kemi's Kitchen

Unknown Address
Operating in Mon Valley area

Posted: March 12, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Cease and desist orders were issued; operating without a health permit.


Asia Johnson, dba Cooks Catering

Operating from a private residence at
1934 Columbia Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Edgewood)

Posted: March 12, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Cease and desist orders were issued; operating without a health permit.


Trap Yoga Studio, Unforgettable Edibles, Mz T's

All operating at:
5132 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Lawrenceville)

Posted: February 28, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Cease and desist orders were issued; operating without a health permit.


Indian Flavors

8022 Hinsdale Lane
McDonald, PA 15057

Posted: February 27, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Naomi Malone, dba Nay's Parfaits

2702 Jennylind St.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Posted: February 18, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Lovin' Spoonful

130 Prospect St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15202
(Bellevue)

Posted: February 14, 2020
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Hottie’s Martini & Cigar Bar (also known as Agave & Vine)

701 W. Main St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15106
(Carnegie)

Posted: October 17, 2020
Removed: April 28, 2021

Violation:
Lack of face coverings, serving alcohol at the bar, and serving alcohol without meals.


David’s Diner

2800 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(Harmar)

Posted: December 18, 2020
Removed: March 17, 2021

Violation:
Providing indoor dining and removal of the closure placards.


Culture

328 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: September 12, 2020
Removed: January 29, 2021

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, allowing indoor operations after 11 p.m., facility operating as a night club, lack of face coverings, exceeding 25% indoor occupancy, allowing smoking inside, serving alcohol without food, no access to a kitchen, and failure to maintain physical distancing between patrons.


Piacquadio’s Italian Restaurant

300 Mt Lebanon Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(Castle Shannon)

Posted: December 23, 2020
Removed: January 8, 2021

Violation:
Providing indoor dining, providing service at the bar, lack of physical distancing between customers at the bar.


Carbonara’s Ristorante

250 Mt Lebanon Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(Castle Shannon)

Posted: December 23, 2020
Removed: January 5, 2021

Violation:
Providing indoor dining.


Gianna Via’s

5301 Grove Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(Whitehall)

Posted: December 18, 2020
Removed: January 5, 2021

Violation:
Providing indoor dining and providing bar service.


Bobby P's Inn The Ruff

6229 Saltsburg Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(Penn Hills)

Posted: December 29, 2020
Removed: January 5, 2021

Violation:
Providing indoor dining, lack of physical distancing, and lack of face coverings.


Al’s Café

435 McMurray Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15102
(Bethel Park)

Posted: December 18, 2020
Removed: January 4, 2021

Violations:
Providing indoor dining, providing bar service, and removal of the closure placards.

Tailgater’s Lounge & Grill
1101 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15024
(Harmar)

Posted: December 23, 2020
Removed: December 30, 2020

Violation:
Providing indoor dining.


Hello Cupcake

1870 Homeville Street
West Mifflin, PA 15122

Posted: September 22, 2020
Removed: December 23, 2020

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit, preparing food at home, lack of a final plumbing inspection, inadequate hand washing facilities, improper food cold holding, and inadequate cleaning and sanitization procedures.


Cosmo on Carson

1713 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: December 5, 2020
Removed: December 14, 2020

Violation:
Lack of face coverings for employees and customers, failure to physically distance customers, customers not seated at tables, and alcohol being served without a meal at a table.


Romeo’s Eat N’Roll

705 Brushton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood-Brushton)

Posted: April 7, 2020
Removed: December 12, 2020

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit; ordered to cease and desist.


Savoy

2623 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Strip District)

Posted: October 24, 2020
Removed: November 13, 2020

Violation:
Conditions of imminent public health hazard: Bar service, directly serving customers; Serving of alcoholic drinks without a meal; Patrons possessing alcoholic beverages after midnight; The facility was observed serving alcohol after 11 p.m.


Al's Fish & Chicken

1860 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA
(Hill District)

Posted: November 3, 2020
Removed: November 4, 2020

Violation:
Operating without a health permit, contaminated food, lack of a food probe thermometer, cross-contamination, inoperable 3-bowl sink, lack of sanitizer, inadequate cleaning and sanitization, and lack of a certified food protection manager.


Wilson's Nite Out

7365 Denniston Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: October 10, 2020
Removed: October 23, 2020

Violation:
Ordered to close for the second time as a result of observing multiple repeat COVID violations, including: the facility operating as a night club, serving alcoholic beverages without meals, serving drinks at the bar, serving alcohol past 12am, lack of face coverings for staff and customers, lack of physical distancing, and occupancy exceeding 50%.


Da Village Social Club & Event Center

48 Greenway Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15204
(Crafton Heights)

Posted: July 22, 2020
Removed: October 14, 2020

Violation:
Operating without a health permit.


Hottie’s Martini & Cigar Bar

701 W Main Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15106
(Carnegie)

Posted: September 19, 2020
Removed: October 2, 2020

Violation:
Allowing indoor operations after 11 p.m., utilizing the bar for service, lack of face coverings, allowing smoking inside, serving alcohol without a meal, and failure to maintain physical distancing between patrons


Dollar General

5000 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA
(Bethel Park)

Posted: September 23, 2020
Removed: September 29, 2020

Violation:
Inadequate sewage disposal, plumbing not maintained, employee toilet rooms inoperable, lack of hand washing facilities, inadequate employee hygiene, and improper clean-up after a sewage back-up.


Savoy

2623 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Strip District)

Posted: September 19, 2020
Removed: September 26, 2020

Violation:
Allowing indoor operations after 11 p.m., exceeding 25% indoor occupancy, utilizing the bar for service, allowing smoking inside, and serving alcohol without a meal.


Roundz Lounge

1814 S. Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: September 12, 2020
Removed: September 19, 2020

Violation:
Allowing indoor operations after 11 p.m., facility operating as a night club, serving alcohol without food, lack of face coverings, exceeding 25% indoor occupancy, and allowing smoking indoors. Facility will remain closed for at least 7 days.


Wilson’s Nite Out

7365 Denniston Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: September 11, 2020
Removed: September 19, 2020

Violation:
Allowing indoor operations after 11 p.m., operating as a night club, exceeding 25% indoor occupancy, serving alcoholic beverages at the bar, allowing smoking inside, lack of face coverings, and failure to maintain physical distancing between patrons. Facility will remain closed for at least 7 days.


Beyond Blessed Catering 18 LLC

2109 Arlington Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15210

Posted: February 26, 2020
Removed: September 17,2020

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Oddballs

1505 E Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: September 5, 2020
Removed: September 16, 2020

Violation:
Allowing indoor operations after 11 pm, exceeding 25% indoor occupancy, serving alcoholic beverages without meals, lack of face coverings, and failure to maintain physical distancing between patrons.


Roundz Lounge

1814 S. Braddock Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: September 2, 2020
Removed: September 8, 2020

Violation:
Improper cold holding temperatures for food, inadequate refrigeration, cross-contamination between foods with different cooking temperature, evidence of smoking behind the bar, failure to wash, rinse, and sanitize kitchenware, sewage on the floor in the customer area, and lack of hand soap at the hand sink.

The facility was also cited for lack of face coverings for employees.


Leftys in the Strip

2021 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Strip District)

Posted: August 21, 2020
Removed: August 28, 2020

Violation:
Multiple violations relating to the COVID orders, including: being over capacity indoors, failure to distance, and failure to provide a meal with alcoholic beverage service. People were also gathering and not distancing outside near the premise.


TJ's Buffet Sushi & Grill

121 Pittsburgh Mills Circle
Pittsburgh, PA 15084
(Frazier)

Posted: August 17, 2020 (see: August 7, 2020 Consumer Alert)
Removed: August 19, 2020

Violation:
The subject facility failed to correct high and medium risk food safety violations after operating under a consumer alert for 10 days. Therefore, the permit was suspended and the facility was ordered to close.

(Prior violations:) Unsafe cooling of prepared foods; Unsafe holding temperatures of foods requiring temperature maintenance for safety; Facilities unable to maintain safe temperatures; Inadequate sanitization; Lack of probe thermometer;
Failure to disclose risk for consumption of raw foods.


Young Men Republican Club of Allegheny County

631 Suismon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(Northside)

Posted: July 13, 2020
Removed: August 18, 2020

Violation:
The subject facility ordered to close for at least 7 days pending compliance. An inspection was performed in response to a complaint for failure to comply with orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The facility was found open and operating with indoor food and beverage service; Bartender not effectively wearing a mask/face covering; Patrons seated at bar; Tables and seats inadequately spaced.


Seven

130 7th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Downtown)

Posted: August 8, 2020
Removed: August 17, 2020

Violation:
COVID-related violations that included: Greater than 25 persons/exceeding maximum capacity for indoor service; Customers seated at the bar; Seated indoor service after 11 PM; and Consumption of alcoholic beverages without a meal.


Duke & Duchess

6542 Frankstown Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(Larimer)

Posted: July 16, 2020
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Operating without a health permit outside of the location, and lacking necessary minimum equipment requirements to operate a food facility.


EZPZ Gatherings

225 3rd Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
(Aspinwall)

Posted: April 7, 2020
Removed: June 15, 2020

Violation:
Operating without ACHD health permit; ordered to cease and desist.


Bruegger's Bagel Bakery

1719 Murray Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: June 4, 2020
Removed: June 10, 2020

Violation:
While responding to a service request from the Fire Department regarding a triggered carbon monoxide alarm, an onsite investigation was conducted. The facility had been closed to the public upon arrival; however, the subject facility was ordered to close due to an active sewage back-up in the basement, lack of hot water to the entire food facility, sewage being tracked throughout the facility, and failure to notify the ACHD Food Safety Program of an emergency occurrence.


Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen

3420 William Penn Hwy
Pittsburgh, PA 15135
(Wilkins Twp.)

Posted: May 29, 2020
Removed: June 1, 2020

Violation:
Food in unsound condition, improper cooling, improper food temperatures in cold holding, inadequate and malfunctioning refrigeration without alternative options, and improper cleaning and sanitization.


Uni-Mart

1181 Romine, Ave.
Port Vue, PA 15133

Posted: February 7, 2020
Removed: May 7, 2020

Violation:
Roof leaking throughout the facility, and including inside the walk-in cooler, onto food. The Fire department was on-scene and declared the situation unsafe.


Little Caesars

4960 William Flynn Hwy.
Pittsburgh, PA 15101
(Allison Park)

Posted: February 24, 2020
Removed: February 25, 2020

Violation:
Clogged wastewater drains and lack of grease trap maintenance: Facility unable to clean and sanitize utensils and food-contact surfaces.


Vickey’s Soul Grill Desserts

Monroeville Mall Level 1, Suite A06
200 Mall Circle Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146

Posted:January 24, 2020
Removed: February 6, 2020*

Violation:
The facility was found open and operating without a health permit, lacks a three basin sink for cleaning and sanitizing utensils, lacks sufficient ventilation as well as other required commercial-grade cooking and refrigeration equipment, and the operator failed to submit plans prior to renovation of the kitchen.

*A permit was provided to this facility to allow for the sale of packaged food only on 2/6/20. The owners have submitted plans for the renovation of this mall restaurant to allow for sale of take-out food items.


Rocky's Restaurant

4759 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: January 21, 2020
Removed: February 7, 2020

Violation:
Inadequate facilities to maintain temperature; lack of a certified food protection manager; and failure to correct violations by the predetermined date established as a result of a permit pre-suspension hearing.


Roundz Lounge

1814 S. Braddock Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Swissvale)

Posted: January 16, 2020
Removed: January 17, 2020

Violation:
Active sewage back-up; Poor employee personal hygiene; and, Food from an unapproved source.

2019 Consumer Alerts

Breaking Eggs Bakery Kiosk

301 South Hills Village Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15102
(Bethel Park)

Posted: December 6, 2019
Removed: December 12, 2019

Violation:
Food from an unapproved source; Failure to utilize the permitted commissary for food preparation; and lack of refrigeration for previously noted food items. The facility was not storing and preparing all products in the commissary located at 222 Third Avenue (Carnegie) as required to then serve the products at the kiosk (301 South Hills Village Drive).


Las Velas

21 Market Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Downtown)

Posted: November 6, 2019
Removed: November 8, 2019

Violation:
Recurrent violations including Improper cooling procedures; Food being held at improper cold holding temperature; Inadequate personal hygiene; Improper use of a toxic item; and Lack of a certified manager during the inspection. Violations also included: Food being held at improper hot holding temperature; Failure to monitor food temperatures with a probe thermometer; Inadequate cleaning and sanitization; and Inadequate pest control.


Jamaica Faraway Kitchen

(Food Stand at Monster Pumpkin Festival)

Posted: October 19, 2019
Temporary Permit Expired

Violation:
Improper reheating; Improper hot and cold holding; Inadequate facilities to transport food; Inadequate facilities to hold food cold; Lack of an appropriate food probe thermometer; Lack of means to wash, rinse and sanitize utensils; Improper storage of in-use utensils; and Inadequate personal hygiene.


The Restaurant at Grand View Golf Club

1000 Clubhouse Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15104
(Braddock Hills)

Posted: October 7, 2019
Removed: October 16, 2019

Violation:
Recurrent violations including: Rodent infestation and adulterated foods; Foods requiring temperature control for safety at unsafe temperatures; Foods improperly cooled; Malfunctioning facilities to maintain food temperatures; and Lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager.


Hough's Taproom

563 Greenfield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
(Greenfield)

Posted: September 19, 2019
Removed: September 24, 2019

Violation:
Food in unsound condition; Improper cooling of foods; Food held past the discard date; Inadequate cleaning and sanitization; Presence of pests; Improper use of chemicals in critical areas of the facility; and the absence of a certified Food Protection Manager.


Rite Aid

109 Allegheny River Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15139
(Oakmont)

Posted: September 13, 2019
Removed: September 20, 2019

Violation:
Sewage backing up in the employees’ toilet rooms.


Las Palmas

700 Brookline Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(Brookline)

Posted: August 21, 2019
Removed: See "Closures" Sep. 3, 2019 below

Violation:
Unsafe cold-holding temperatures; Improper cooling of foods; Lack of sufficient and properly functioning refrigeration; Cross-contamination not prevented; Poor employee hygiene; Lack of sufficient and properly functioning handwashing facilities; and Fly infestations.


Burgatory

932 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(Aspinwall)

Posted: August 15, 2019
Removed: August 16, 2019

Violation:
Contamination Prevention; Facilities not maintaining foods at safe temperatures; Unsafe cold holding; Unsafe hot holding; Presence of insects.


Thai Touch Kitchen

665 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
(Mt. Lebanon)

Posted: July 31, 2019
Removed: August 2, 2019

Violation:
Failure to prevent contamination of food; Improper employee practices for personal cleanliness; Failure to properly clean and sanitize equipment and utensils; Improper cooling of cooked food; Unsafe cold holding temperatures for food and ineffective measures to control insects in kitchen.


Royal Caribbean Takeout

1568 Montier Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: July 22, 2019
Removed: July 31, 2019

Violation:
Evidence of sewage backup in basement; Rainwater flooding toilet room; Food and paper goods contaminated from clean-up; Lack of Certified Food Protection Manager.


Dive Bar and Grille

5147 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Lawrenceville)

Posted: July 25, 2019
Removed: July 26, 2019

Violation:
Recurrent violations concerning unsafe cold holding due to refrigeration units which do not assure the maintenance and cooling of food at required temperatures.


Edgar's Best Tacos

Pittsburgh Taco Festival @ Highmark Stadium

510 W. Station Square St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Posted: June 1, 2019
Removed: July 25, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe cold food temperatures; Cold holding units not maintaining temperature; Employees not washing hands; No soap for handwashing.


R & B's Pizza

421 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15202
(Bellvue)

Posted: July 9, 2019
Removed: July 11, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe holding temperatures; Malfunctioning facilities to maintain temperatures; Lack of probe thermometer.


Fortune Star Buffet

591 Clairton Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(Pleasant Hills)

Posted: July 3, 2019
Removed: July 8, 2019

Violation:
Cross-contamination of foods; Unsafe holding temperatures of foods; Facilities unable to maintain safe temperatures; Equipment and utensils not properly cleaned and sanitized; Dish machine not sanitizing.


Ichiban Steakhouse

983 Freeport Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15238)
(Pittsburgh, 12th Ward)

Posted: June 27, 2019
Removed: July 1, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe cooling of foods; Unsafe cold-holding temperatures; Facilities to maintain food temperatures malfunctioning; Contaminated utensils; Utensils not properly cleaned and sanitized.


Smallman Galley

2016 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Strip District)

Posted: June 26, 2019
Removed: June 28, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe cold holding; Unsafe cooling of foods; Mouse infestation/chewed product; Inadequate handwashing facilities/sinks blocked; Inadequate sanitization of food contact surfaces; Poor personal employee hygiene; Foods not protected from cross-contamination.


Mallorca

2228 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: May 20, 2019
Removed: May 23, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe thawing of vacuum packaged fish; unsafe cooling of prepared foods; lack of temperature monitoring; foods at unsafe temperatures; malfunctioning facilities to maintain safe food temperatures; cross-contamination not prevented; poor employee personal hygiene; food contact surfaces soiled, and not properly cleaned and sanitized; lack of demonstration of food safety knowledge; employee toilet not clean; incomplete date-marking of prepared foods.


Family Dollar #31940

1211 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(Crafton Heights/Elliott)

Posted: May 9, 2019
Removed: May 20, 2019

Violation:
Mouse infestation.


Lidia's

1400 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(Strip District)

Posted: May 7, 2019
Removed: May 10, 2019

Violation:
Prep coolers not working/not maintaining proper cold food temperatures; Unsafe cold holding of potentially hazardous foods; Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods held past use-by date; Foods improperly cooled.


Spork Pit

5349 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: April 23, 2019
Removed: May 7, 2019

Violation:
Use of modified atmosphere packaging without written permission; Lack of effective pest control measures; Unsafe procedures for reheating previously cooked food : Unsafe hot food holding temperature; and, Failure to use a product thermometer to assure proper food storage temperature.


Family Dollar #31940

1211 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(Crafton Heights/Elliott)

Posted: April 18, 2019
Removed: April 29, 2019

Violation:
Rodent infestation found during a compliance check and a complaint investigation.


Me Lyng

213 W. 8th Avenue
Homestead, PA 15120
(Homestead)

Posted: March 28, 2019
Removed: April 8, 2019

Violation:
Mouse infestation; Lack of a Certified Food Protection manager; Food-contact surfaces not properly cleaned and sanitized.


Family Dollar #31940

1211 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh, 15220
(Crafton Heights/Elliott)

Posted: March 6, 2019
Removed: March 18, 2019

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation; Food chewed/damaged by rodents.


Las Palmas #2

326 Atwood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: January 24, 2019
Removed: February 4, 2019

Violation:
Certified manager not present, Roach infestation, Inadequate handwashing facilities, Inadequate sewage disposal/leaking toilet.


Dragon Town

503 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15202
(Bellevue)

Posted: January 18, 2019
Removed: January 28, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe cold holding and unsafe cooling of foods requiring temperature control for safety; Cross-contamination not prevented; Utensils and food-contact surfaces not cleaned and sanitized; lack of a Certified Food Protection Manager; Eating and smoking in the kitchen.

2019 Closures

Huc's Hideaway (Thomas Lounge)

522 Rosedale St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Homewood)

Posted: December 6, 2019
Removed: February 7, 2020

Violation:
Operating without a health permit and lacking necessary facilities to issue a permit. Violations include unsound condition of food, inadequate cold holding temperatures, inadequate facilities to maintain food cold, improper storage of raw and ready-to-eat foods, lack of means to wash, rinse and sanitize kitchenware and utensils, lack of a hand sink in the kitchen, use of unapproved toxics, lack of a certified food protection manager, and lack of ventilation for cooking equipment.


Braddock's Own Foods

706 Braddock Ave.
Braddock, PA 15112

Posted: December 4, 2019
Removed:

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit; Foods held at unsafe temperatures; Lack of commercial refrigeration to store foods that require temperature control for safety; No means so sanitize equipment and utensils; Lack of dedicated hand sink(s): Lack of a utility sink; Inadequate ventilation; and, No thermometer to monitor temperatures. The facility was also cited for failure to submit plans prior to construction.


Evolver Tattoo Arts

1906 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Posted: May 30, 2019
Removed:

Violation:
Operating an outdoor BBQ/meat smoking food stand without a permit.


PWX/Fight Society Battle Grounds

2025 Beacon St.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Posted: May 1, 2019
Removed:

Violation:
Operating a food facility without a permit, no hot water, lack of facilities to maintain hot and cold food temperatures.


Delicious Foods - Mobile Food Unit

23rd St. @ Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(Strip District)

Posted: April 10, 2019
Removed:

Violation:
Repeat Violator. Open and operating a BBQ food stand without a valid permit and proper equipment.


Secrets

7232 Kelly St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: December 14, 2019
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
The subject facility was ordered closed on 12/14 between 2 and 3 am during raids completed by the Nuisance Bar Task Force. The facility was open and operating without a health permit, lacked a hand sink in the kitchen, utilized home-style refrigeration, had no means to sanitize kitchenware, and lacked a 3-bowl sink. Secrets also did not have a liquor license.


Halal Pitt Mobile Unit (XLW-5007)

38 E Main St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15106
(Operating in Oakland)

Posted: November 14, 2019
Removed: November 15, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe hot holding temperatures; Inadequate facilities to maintain food cold; Lack of a food probe thermometer; Improper personal hygiene; No means to clean and sanitize in-use utensils/food contact surfaces; and Inadequate handwashing facilities.


Greek Stop

3392 Saxonburg Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15116
(Glenshaw)

Posted: October 10, 2019
Removed: October 11, 2019

Violation:
Lack of properly functioning refrigeration, foods held at unsafe temperatures, and lack of certified Food Protection Manager.


El Turco Burger Shack

305 N. Craig St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: October 10, 2019
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit; Failure to provide complete construction plans and have them approved prior to construction; Failure to provide at least 10 days notification prior to opening.


Stuff’d Pierogi Bar

130 7th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(This closure is specific to operations at the Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival @ Kennywood Park on September 22, and is not related to the 7th street location above)

Posted: September 22, 2019
Removed: Temporary Permit Expired

Violation:
Large quantities of food were at unsafe temperatures and lacked temperature maintenance facilities; The owner interfered with inspection and failed to provide access for the purposes of inspection.


Mixed with Love Cake & Cookie

250 S. Pacific Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: September 4, 2019
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Notice was provided at the private residence of a permit holder in Pleasant Hills after failure to provide access for inspection. Permit had been obtained for production in a commercial kitchen at above address. The operator has not been using the Pacific Ave location and the permit had also been allowed to expire without renewal. Violations include being open and operating without a valid health permit and suspected operation of a food facility within room(s) used as living quarters.


Bunns-Food for the Soul Kitchen

1439-1/2 Elm St.
Pittsburgh, PA
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: August 13, 2019
Permanently Closed

Violation:
Operating a food facility without a valid health permit.


Bruegger's Bagel Bakery

3716 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: August 9, 2019
Removed: August 13, 2019

Violation:
Sewage pooling in the basement; water dripping above a food preparation/service area; improper cold holding; malfunctioning refrigeration equipment; and failure to notify ACHD Food Safety of an emergency condition.


Brown Sugar Soul Food

(Temporary Facility)
Harambee Arts Festival
Kelly St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(Homewood)

Posted: August 4, 2019
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Foods being cooked/prepared at home; Improper hot holding temperatures; Inadequate facilities to maintain food temperatures; Lack of a food probe thermometer: Inadequate handwashing facilities/inadequate personal hygiene; Lack of sanitizer; and Operating without a health permit.


McDonald's

1865 New Texas Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
(Plum)

Posted: July 24, 2019
Removed: July 25, 2019

Violation:
Ordered to close due to flooding: Operating prior to sufficient and adequate cleaning and sanitizing; Failed to notify department of emergency situation.


Azimers Pizza Place

346 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Posted: July 19, 2019
Removed: July 24, 2019

Violation:
Lack of facilities to maintain food product temperature; Inability to demonstrate knowledge in food safety; Unsafe cold holding temperatures; Bare-hand contact with foods that are ready-to-eat; Eating in kitchen; Food temperatures not monitored; Certified Food Protection manager not present; and Inadequate sanitization.


Auk & Majai's Soul Food Kitchen

Christopher Ivy

1963 Sedgwick St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Posted: July 11, 2019
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Illegal operation; cease and desist order given.


Subway

5301 Grove Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Posted: July 11, 2019
Removed: July 17, 2019

Violation:
Food at unsafe temperatures and lack of properly functioning facilities to maintain temperatures.


Eatalian Em Pizzeria

4140 Saw Mill Run Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
(Brentwood)

Posted: June 25, 2019
Removed: June 26, 2019

Violation:
Raw sewage back-up in the kitchen/food prep area.


PGH Crepes Trailer (XGW-9046)

4901 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: April 18, 2019
Removed: May 1, 2019

Violation:
Probe-type thermometers not provided/used, Unsafe cold holding, Certified manager not present, Inadequate handwashing facilities, No water available on mobile unit, No sanitization of equipment and utensils, Foods not protected from cross contamination.


Taco Del Campus (aka Elle Taco)

412 Semple St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: March 19, 2019
Removed: April 4, 2019

Violation:
Open and operating without a permit; had constructed a food facility prior to plan approval.


La Palapa - Food Truck

Truck-a-Palooza

Pittsburgh, PA 15140
(Monroeville Mall)

Posted: March 9, 2019
Removed: March 19, 2019

Violation:
Unsafe cold holding temperatures, Inadequate water supply.


Bubba's Bar & Grill

312-314 Ringgold St.
McKeesport, PA 15132

Posted: February 26, 2019
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Water, natural gas and electric service had all been interrupted or terminated to the building and it is not safe for the continued operation of a food facility until those services have been restored.


Unpermitted Food Facility aka IGH412

211 Pinewood Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(Penn Hills)

Posted: February 15, 2019
Permanently Closed

Violation:
A cease and desist order was issued to a person operating an unpermitted food facility out of their residence.


Unpermitted Food Facility

700 Brookline Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(Brookline)

Posted: February 8, 2019
Permanently Closed

Violation:
A cease and desist order was issued to a person operating an unpermitted food facility out of their residence.


Las Palmas #2

326 Atwood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: February 4, 2019
Removed: February 5, 2019

Violation:
A reinspection was conducted on 2/4/19 at the subject facility at which time the facility was ordered to close. This was a 10-day follow-up after a Consumer Alert was posted 1/24/19. The following repeated violations remained: Certified manager not present; Roach infestation; Inadequate handwashing facilities; Inadequate sewage disposal/leaking toilet; A new high risk condition was also identified: Lack of sanitization of dishes/ utensils.


Little Red Food Truck / Easy Flavors

PA# XKR-6052 - Mobile Food Unit operated by Keith Janssen Catering - was found operating at vacant lot on Gibsonia Rd. (west of Middle Rd.)
Pittsburgh, PA 15044
(West Deer Twp.)

Posted: January 17, 2019
Removed: January 28, 2019

Violation:
Open and operating a food stand without a valid health permit and proper equipment. (Note: This is the second time the individual operating this business was found operating without a health permit, see July 19, 2018 Closure.)


Empire Palace

5100 Corporate Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(McCandless Twp.)

Posted: January 23, 2019
Removed: January 25, 2019

Violation:
Extensive leaks into the walk-in cooler and throughout the facility.


Bea Taco Town

633 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(Downtown)

Posted: January 22, 2019
Removed: January 24, 2019

Violation:
Wastewater draining into the basement and lack of valid health permit.

2018 Consumer Alerts

China Max (The Mall at Robinson)

100 Robinson Center Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(Robinson Township)

Posted: December 14, 2018
Removed: December 18, 2018

Violation:
Coolers not maintaining proper temperature; Inadequate Demonstration of knowledge by Certified Manager; Unsafe cold holding of foods; Improper/Unsafe cooling of foods; Inadequate sanitization; Bare hand contact with ready to eat food.


Sun Penang

5829 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: November 30, 2018
Note: Posted "Closed" December 7, 2018 (see Closures below)
Removed: December 7, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cooling of prepared food; Food held at unsafe temperatures; Soiled food-contact surfaces and food equipment throughout; Dish machine not sanitizing; Lack of facilities to properly clean and sanitize; Lack of proper handwashing facilities; Cross-contamination not prevented; Evidence of rodents.


Zen's Noodle House

3531 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: November 14, 2018
Removed: November 19, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cooling practices, Unsafe cold holding, Unsafe hot holding, Poor employee personal hygiene, Inadequate sanitization of food contact surfaces, Foods not protected from cross contamination, Toxic items improperly labeled, stored or used, and Inadequate knowledge of safe food handling practices.


Fratangelo Garden

1014 Brodhead Rd.
Coraopolis, PA 15108
(Moon Twp.)

Posted: October 31, 2019
Removed: November 9, 2018

Violation:
Food in unsound condition; Foods requiring temperature control for safety at unsafe temperatures; Facilities unable to maintain food temperatures; Foods not properly marked with discard dates; Lack of food temperature monitoring and working probe thermometer; Inadequate cleaning and sanitization of utensils and food-contact surfaces; hand washing sink not accessible; Insufficient cleaning and pest management; Lack of Certified Food Protection Manager.


Oishii Bistro

119 Oakland Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: October 24, 2018
Removed: November 2, 2018

Violation:
Cross-contamination prevention; Employee personal hygiene; Inadequate/improper cleaning and sanitization; Improperly cooling food; Improper hot holding temperatures; Improper thawing; and, Insufficient facilities to maintain temperature.


Caliente Pizza & Draft House

4624 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: October 25, 2018
Removed: October 30, 2018

Violation:
Roach infestation.


Uncle Sam's Subs

210 Oakland Avenue
Pittsburgh 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: September 4, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Facilities to maintain product temperature; Unsafe cold holding; Presence of roaches and mice; Inadequate sanitization of food contact surfaces; Poor employee personal hygiene; Foods not protected from cross-contamination.


Little Asia

301 S. Craig St.
Pittsburgh 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: September 11, 2018
Removed: September 21, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cold holding of requiring temperature control for safety, Unsafe cooling of prepared foods, Certified manager not present, Presence of live rats and flies, Inadequate sanitization of food contact surfaces, Food in unsound condition/evidence of rodent contamination.


Love Yogurt / Love Ramen

229 Atwood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: August 30, 2018
Removed: September 10, 2018

Violation:

Unsafe cooling of prepared foods; unsafe cold-holding of foods requiring temperature maintenance for safety; Inadequate and malfunctioning facilities to maintain food temperatures; Cross-contamination not prevented; Re-using single-service articles; Facility expanded beyond available equipment/ Failed to submit plans for approval prior to remodel; Three compartment sink undersized; Numerous small flies; Lack of hand washing sink; Lack of two public toilet rooms for patrons.


Walid's Hook, Fish & Chicken

1000 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh 15220
(Elliott/West End)

Posted: August 30, 2018*
Removed: September 6, 2018

Violation:
Inadequate pest management; Lack of certified food protection manager; Insufficient cold holding of food that requires temperature control for safety; and, Inadequate facilities to maintain food temperature.

* - The facility had been issued a Closure Order on August 20. (See Closures below)


Spoon / BRGR

134 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh 15206
(East Liberty)

Posted: September 4, 2018
Removed: September 6, 2018

Violation:
Facilities to maintain product temperature; Unsafe cold holding; Toxic items improperly labeled, stored or used; Presence of insects, rodents, other animals; Dishwasher not sanitizing; Poor personal/employee hygiene; Unsafe cooling, Fabrication, Design, Installation and Maintenance.


BD's Mongolian Grill

428 S. 27th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: August 27, 2018
Removed: September 4, 2018

Violation:
Inadequate prevention of cross-contamination; Inadequate cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and utensils; Inadequate pest management; Lack of certified food protection manager; Unsafe practices in the cooling of food; and Unsafe cold holding of food that requires temperature control for safety.


Atria's Restaurant & Tavern

1374 Freeport Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(O'Hara Twp.)

Posted: August 29, 2018
Removed: August 31, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cooling of prepared foods; Unsafe cold-holding temperatures of foods; Inadequate facilities to maintain safe food temperatures; Employees handling food that is ready-to consume; Employees eating in food preparation and handling area; Dishmachine not sanitizing.


Galaxy Market

801 Broadway Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15136
(McKees Rocks)

Posted: August 21, 2018
Removed: August 28, 2018

Violation:
Mouse infestation, Foods in unsound condition.


Pizza DeCasa

101 Fern Hollow Rd.
Coraopolis, PA 15108
(Moon Township)

Posted: August 15, 2018
Removed: August 21, 2018

Violation:
Improper cooling of foods; unsafe cold holding of potentially hazardous foods; ready to eat foods held past use by date; walk-in cooler not working properly/facilities to maintain temperature; probe type thermometers not provided/used; presence of flies; certified manager not present.


Mount Everest Sushi

128 Oakland Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: August 15, 2018
Removed: August 20, 2018

Violation:
Repeat violations were observed regarding food present in unsound condition; inadequate prevention of cross-contamination; inadequate personal cleanliness and employee hygiene practices; inadequate cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and utensils; and soiled food-contact surfaces.


Little Asia

301 Craig St.
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: July 26, 2018
Removed: August 6, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cooling of cooked food; unsafe cold-holding temperatures; unsafe hot-holding temperatures; inadequate facilities to maintain product temperature; inadequate prevention of cross-contamination; inadequate employee personal hygiene; and inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces.


Emiliano's Mexican Grill and Bar

2557 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: July 25, 2018
Removed: July 31, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cold-holding temperatures; unsafe hot-holding temperatures; inadequate facilities to maintain product temperature; probe-type thermometers not calibrated/used; inadequate prevention of cross-contamination; inadequate employee personal hygiene; inadequate cleaning and sanitization of food contact surfaces; and reoccurring problems with pest management.


Spoon/BRGR

134 S. Highland Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15219
(East Liberty)

Posted: July 19, 2018
Removed: July 20, 2018

Violation:
Inadequate facilities to maintain food product temperature; unsafe cooling; inadequate handwashing facilities; rodenticide improperly used, presence of insects; inadequate wastewater disposal; inadequate sanitization of utensils and equipment; and use of a specialized process without a HACCP plan.


Theresa's Italian Bakery

805 Broadway Ave.
McKees Rocks PA 15136
(Stowe Township)

Posted: July 10, 2018
Removed: July 20, 2018

Violation:
Extensive mouse infestation.


Walnut Grill Bridgeville

1595 Washington Pike
Bridgeville PA 15017
(Collier Township)

Posted: July 10, 2018
Removed: July 12, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cold-holding temperatures; cross-contamination not prevented; and bare-hand contact with foods that are ready-to-eat.


Mount Everest Sushi

128 Oakland Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: July 10, 2018
Removed: July 13, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe food temperatures; facilities unable to maintain safe food temperatures; food in unsound condition; cross-contamination not prevented; lack of Certified Food Protection Manager; lack of soap and paper towels at hand washing sink; soiled food-contact surfaces.


Danny's Parkview Pizza

5159 Library Rd.
Pittsburgh PA 15102
(Bethel Park)

Posted: July 3, 2018
Removed: July 5, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cooling and unsafe cold-holding of food; inadequate refrigeration facilities to maintain food temperatures; direct hand-contact with foods that are ready-to-eat; and foods not marked with a date for when they must be served or consumed.


Subway Sandwiches and Salads

703 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15222
(Downtown)

Posted: June 15, 2018
Removed: June 25, 2018

Violation:
Roach infestation; Foods held at unsafe temperatures; lack of Certified Food Protection Manager.


Claddagh Irish Pub

407 Cinema Drive
Pittsburgh PA 15203
(South Side)

Posted: June 13, 2018
Removed: June 25, 2018

Violation:
Facilities to maintain product temperature, Unsafe cold Holding, Improper reheating of hot foods, Unsafe cooling practices, Certified manager not present, Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods held past use-by date, Inadequate sanitization of food contact surfaces.


Family Dollar

3300 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh 15201
(Lower Lawrenceville)

Posted: May 17, 2018
Removed: May 29, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation.


IL Pizzaiolo

703 Washington Road
Pittsburgh 15228
(Mt. Lebanon)

Posted: May 17, 2018
Removed: May 25, 2018

Violation:
Inadequate facilities to maintain food product temperature; unsafe cold holding; unsafe cooling; inadequate handwashing facilities and poor personal hygiene.


A'Pizza Badamo

656 Washington Road
Pittsburgh 15228
(Mt. Lebanon)

Posted: May 16, 2018
Removed: May 23, 2018

Violation:
Facilities to maintain product temperature, Unsafe cold holding, Unsafe cooling, Certified manager not present, Inadequate/blocked handwashing facilities.


Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen

3616 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: May 11, 2018
Removed: May 22, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation.


Loafers Bread Co.

10600 Perry Hwy.
McCandless Twp. 15090
(McCandless)

Posted: May 4, 2018
Removed: May 10, 2018

Violation:
Coolers not maintaining product temperature, Unsafe cold holding of foods, Certified manager not present.


Wai Wai Chinese Cuisine

4717 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: May 4, 2018
Removed: May 7, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe cold holding of food; Inadequate cleaning and sanitizing of food contact surfaces; Improper cooling of hot food; A significant rodent (mouse) infestation; and Food not protected from cross-contamination.


Peter's Place

1199 Washington Pike
Pittsburgh 15017
(Collier Twp.)

Posted: April 19, 2018
Removed: April 30, 2018

Violation:
Presence of rats and repeated evidence of mice, Food in unsound condition/chewed by rodents.


Phoenix Big Cinemas

Chartiers 18
1025 Washington Pike
Pittsburgh 15017
(Collier Twp.)

Posted: April 19, 2018
Removed: April 30, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation (numerous droppings).


Dollar General

926 5th Ave.
Pittsburgh 15108
(Coraopolis)

Posted: April 11, 2018
Removed: April 23, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation; food in unsound condition.


Dollar Tree

6009 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh 15206
(East Liberty)

Posted: April 3, 2018
Removed: April 13, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation, numerous droppings; chewed/damaged food products.


Pittsburgh Popcorn Co.

209 21st St.
Pittsburgh 15222
(Strip District)

Posted: April 5, 2018
Removed: April 10, 2018

Violation:
Extensive mouse infestation.


Family Dollar

152 McKees Rocks Plaza
Pittsburgh 15136
(McKees Rocks)

Posted: March 29, 2018
Removed: April 9, 2018

Violation:
Extensive mouse infestation.


Vocelli Pizza

4740 Baum Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: March 26, 2018
Removed: April 5, 2018

Violation:
No certified manager present, Toxic items improperly stored, Significant mouse infestation/dead mice in traps.


Family Dollar

3300 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Lawrenceville)

Posted: March 9, 2018
Removed: March 19, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation.


Wylie Tobacco

2152 Wylie Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(Middle Hill)

Posted: Feb. 6, 2018
Removed: Feb. 16, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation; Food in unsound condition.

Note: Facility was posted closed on 2/16/18.


Potenza Pizza & Pasta

4709 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: Jan. 17, 2018
Removed: Jan. 29, 2018

Violation:
Operating a food facility without a permit, Presence of mice, Inadequate handwashing facilities, Unsafe/inadequate water supply, unable to demonstrate proper sanitization of food contact surfaces and equipment and unsafe toxics in-use.


S & R Market

4915 2nd Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
(Hazelwood)

Posted: Dec. 21, 2017
Removed: Jan. 2, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation; Food in unsound condition due to destruction by mice.

2018 Closures

John the Greek Gyro #5

Mobile Food Unit-Trailer

PA #XGY0695

Posted: November 28, 2018
Removed:

Violation:
Operating a food facility without first obtaining a valid health permit, unsafe cooling practices, improper hot-holding of food, failure to prevent cross-contamination and inadequate cleaning and sanitization.


Black Cat Market

(the business can remain open but food cannot be served at this establishment until it obtains a valid permit and meets all requirements of a food facility)
5171 Butler St
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Lawrenceville)

Posted: October 17, 2018
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Good Chroma Bakery

1135 Fox Hill Dr., Apt 228
Monroeville, PA 15146
(Monroeville)

Posted: October 17, 2018
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


House of Savvy

2600 Perrysville Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
(Perry South)

Posted: September 14, 2018
Removed:

Violation:
During a Compliance check with the City of Pittsburgh’s Nuisance Bar Task Force, the violations noted were as follows: Operating without a permit (this office had previously sent gain entry letters); Cross contamination between raw and cooked foods; Bare-hand contact with foods that are ready-to-eat; Lack of handwashing; Unsafe cold holding temperatures; Malfunctioning Facilities to maintain temperature; No sanitization of food contact surfaces; Hand sink blocked/not able to be used.


Keith Janssen Catering - Mobile Food Unit

Mobile Unit was found operating at vacant lot on Gibsonia Rd. (west of Middle Rd.)
Pittsburgh, PA 15044
(West Deer Twp.)

Posted: July 19, 2018
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating a food stand without a valid health permit and proper equipment.


Delicious Foods - Mobile Food Unit

23rd St. @ Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(Strip District)

Posted: June 29, 2018
Removed:

Violation:
Open and operating a BBQ food stand without a valid permit and proper equipment. (Inspection was in response to a complaint.)


9 Cafe

900 Wood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(Wilkinsburg)

Posted: December 18, 2018
Removed: March 7, 2019

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit.


Sun Penang

5829 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: December 7, 2018
(Note: see Alerts above)
Removed: December 10, 2018

Violation:
The subject facility was issued a Consumer Alert on Nov. 30th. A reinspection was conducted 12/7/18 at the request of the owner. During the reinspection a sewage backup was identified which allowed raw sewage to enter the walk-in cooler. Due to the imminent health hazard, the facility was ordered closed.


Panda Asian Restaurant

238 Crafton-Ingram Shopping Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(Crafton)

Posted: November 29, 2018
Removed: December 4, 2018

Violation:
Operating a food facility without first obtaining a valid health permit; Inadequate facilities to maintain product temperature; Improper cooling of cooked food; Failure to prevent cross-contamination; Inadequate cleaning and sanitization; and, Failure to effectively control pests (rodents).


Saikou Sushi

300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: November 1, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
The subject facility was to be posted with a Consumer Alert, and was subsequently Closed by the landlord/property owner for the following violations: Unsafe cooling practices; Unsafe cold holding of foods requiring temperature control for safety; Facilities unable to maintain safe food temperatures; Inadequate handwashing facilities; Poor employee personal hygiene; Probe-type thermometers not provided/used.


Caffe Mona La Bistro

4200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: October 25, 2018
Removed: October 25, 2018

Violation:
Inadequate facilities to maintain product temperature; Unsafe cold holding/coolers not maintaining proper temperature; Poor personal hygiene; Probe-type thermometers not provided/used; Unsafe cooling of potentially hazardous foods.


Asian House

1300 Hoffman Blvd.
West Mifflin, PA 15122
(West Mifflin)

Posted: October 23, 2018
Removed: October 23, 2018

Violation:
No water available to the facility, failure to notify Department of an emergency condition.


Oh How Sweet It Is

1331 Freeport Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
(Harmar)

Posted: September 26, 2018
Removed: October 9, 2018

Violation: The subject facility was found operating today without a permit, lack of final plumbing inspection, and constructing a food facility prior to plan approval.


My Dogz On the Run (Mobile Unit)

416 E. Elizabeth Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15207
(Hazelwood)

Posted: September 26, 2018
Removed: September 28, 2018

Violation: The subject facility was ordered to close for lack of approved commissary to support mobile operation and lack of valid ACHD permit.


Frio Creamery

4127 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(Lawrenceville)

Posted: September 21, 2018
Removed: September 24, 2018

Violation:
Raw sewage pooling in the basement; Lack of hot water; Failure to report emergency conditions.


Uncle Wayne's City Flavors

130 Brownsville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(Mt. Oliver)

Posted: August 29, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Inadequate facilities to maintain safe food temperatures; Unsafe food temperatures; Unsafe cooling of prepared foods; Lack of Certified Food Protection manager; Food preparation sink not protected from waste back-up.


India on Wheels

License # YXN-3894
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: August 23, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Food prepared at unknown location/unapproved food source; Inadequate facilities to maintain food temperatures, Hot foods held at unsafe temperatures, Unsafe cooling of prepared food, insufficient water supplied to handwashing sink/ insufficient handwashing facilities.


Magic Dragon's Breath

South Hills Village
Pittsburgh 15241
(Bethel Park)

Posted: August 20, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Operating without a permit; Plan Review denied due to lack of hand sink.


Chakh Le India

5th Ave. & Bigelow Blvd.
Pittsburgh 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: June 11, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Administrative/repeated violations, Inadequate facilities to maintain product temperature, Unsafe/inadequate water supply, Inadequate sanitization/cleaning of food contact surfaces.


Walid's Hook, Fish & Chicken

1000 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh 15220
(Elliott/West End)

Posted: August 20, 2018
Removed: August 30, 2018*

Violation:
Facilities to maintain product temperature/coolers not working, Unsafe cold holding of foods requiring temperature control for safety, No water available in facility, No water to hand washing facilities, Inability to properly clean and sanitize utensils and food-contact surfaces due to lack of water.
* - The facility was allowed to re-open but a Consumer Alert placard was posted due to repeated violations. (See Alerts above)


Exit 4 Pizza

183 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15223
(Etna)

Posted: August 29, 2018
Removed: August 30, 2018

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit; Inadequate facilities to maintain safe food temperatures; Unsafe food temperatures; Lack of Certified Food Protection manager; Soiled Food-contact surfaces; Hand-contact with food ready to consume.


India on Wheels 2

License # ZDM-2099
2503 Margaret Morrison Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: August 23, 2018
Removed: August 29, 2018

Violation:
Food prepared at unknown location/unapproved food source; Unsafe temperatures of hot and cold foods; Certified Food Protection manager not present.


Rockefeller's Grille

1833 McKees Rocks Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15136
(Kennedy Twp.)

Posted: July 24, 2018
Removed: July 26, 2018

Violation:
Lack of properly functioning facilities to maintain safe cold food temperatures; Foods requiring temperature control for safety found at unsafe temperatures; Dish machine not sanitizing; Cross-contamination not prevented; Unsafe thawing of reduced oxygen packaged fish; Unsafe cooling; Lack of proper hand washing; Unapproved pest strips in-use; and Numerous fruit flies.


Bell's Market

603 Braddock Ave.
Braddock, PA 15104
(Braddock)

Posted: June 21, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Unable to gain entrance for inspection; facility lacks power; Appears abandoned; Dumpster open; Scattered, rotted produce, food and debris; Extreme rotted food odor; Food storage equipment open; Pest openings around building.


Caribbean Vybz

1255 Album St.
Pittsburgh 15206
(East Liberty)

Posted: June 20, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Operating a food facility without a health permit and in a private home.


1313 Bar

1313 Kennedy Ave.
Duquesne, PA 15110
(Duquesne)

Posted: June 20, 2018
Removed: July 3, 2018

Violation:
Operating without any water.


Dollar Tree

6009 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh 15206
(East Liberty)

Posted: June 4, 2018
Removed: June 8, 2018

Violation:
Recurrent mouse infestation and displayed packaged foods chewed/damaged by mice.


Inner City DT/Munchies

Reed St. at Brackenridge St.
Pittsburgh 15219
(Middle Hill)

Posted: May 30, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
The subject facility/food stand voluntarily closed for operating without a permit.


Tomato Pie Cafe

885 E. Ingomar Road
McCandless Twp. 15101
(McCandless)

Posted: May 21, 2018
Removed: May 23, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe private water supply, Foods prepared with an unsafe water supply.


Nicky's Thai Kitchen

856 Western Avenue
Pittsburgh 15233
(Allegheny-West)

Posted: May 10, 2018
Removed: May 14, 2018

Violation:
Unsafe hot and cold holding temperatures; cross-contamination not prevented; Unsafe cooling practices; facilities unable to maintain safe temperatures; Prepared foods not marked with discard dates; Bare-hand contact with foods that are ready-to-eat; lack of hand washing; dishmachine not sanitizing; hand washing facilities not accessible and lack soap and disposable towels; Utensils not protected from contamination; presence of flies and mice; improper use of toxic materials; Certified Food Protection manager not present; lack of two public toilet rooms.


SCG Social Club

215 N. Second Ave.
Duquesne 15110

Posted: May 8, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Operating without a valid health permit.


Dollar General

926 5th Ave.
Pittsburgh 15108
(Coraopolis)

Posted: April 23, 2018
Removed: May 31, 2018

Violation:
Significant mouse infestation. Note: The facility had been posted with a consumer alert 4/11/2018.


Family Dollar

152 McKees Rocks Plaza
Pittsburgh 15136
(McKees Rocks)

Posted: April 9, 2018
Removed: April 11, 2018

Violation:
Extensive mouse infestation.


Subway

3147 Banksville Rd.
Pittsburgh 15216
(Dormont)

Posted: April 3, 2018
Removed: April 4, 2018

Violation:
Inadequate/broken cooling units not keep cold foods at proper temperatures, Numerous cold foods at unsafe temperatures, Certified manager not present.


5639 Wing'z and Thing's, LLC

5639 Rural St.
Pittsburgh 15206
(East Liberty)

Posted: March 28, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid health permit; Failure to submit plans meeting all required specifications prior to construction; Failure to obtain final plumbing approval; Failure to provide sufficient ventilation; Operation of a food facility within rooms used as living quarters.


Wylie Tobacco

2152 Wylie Ave.
Pittsburgh 15219
(Middle Hill)

Posted: Feb. 16, 2018
Removed: March 1, 2018

Violation:
Mice infestation and contaminated food products.


Amish Store

113 Pittsburgh Mills Circle
Pittsburgh, PA, 15084
(Frazer Twp.)

Posted: Feb. 6, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
The subject facility was found operating without a health permit and ordered to close for the following: lack of proper and adequate equipment for handwashing, maintaining safe food temperatures, and cleaning and sanitization of utensils and food-contact surfaces; Food held at unsafe temperatures; and Failure to submit plans for approval prior to construction and operation.


Lucky Nine Restaurant

5824 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15217
(Squirrel Hill)

Posted: Feb. 5, 2018
Removed: Permanently Closed

Violation:
Open and operating without a valid ACHD Health Permit, Failure to obtain final plumbing approval. Plans not submitted for approval prior to equipment installation; Inadequate refrigeration; Lack of mop/utility and food preparation sinks; Food stored outdoors; and Equipment in disrepair.


Baby Loves Tacos

4508 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15224
(Bloomfield)

Posted: Dec. 29, 2017
Removed: Jan. 5, 2018

Violation:
Operating a food facility without a valid permit; Failure to submit plans meeting all required specifications prior to operating; Failure to provide at least 10 days notice.


Salim's Middle Eastern Foods

4705 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
(Oakland)

Posted: Jan. 2, 2018
Removed: Jan. 3, 2018

Violation:
Lack of water supply due to frozen pipes; Failure to notify Department of emergency condition.


CVS Caremark

105 Mall Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15146
(Monroeville)

Posted: Jan. 2, 2018
Removed: Jan. 3, 2018

Violation:
Operating with waste water backing up in kitchen due to frozen pipes.