Sample Restaurant Inspections

We cover 21 restaurant inspections this week including a popular Central Boca pizza joint and three other places with 10 or more violations. A new place in Mission Bay did poorly, while a new Vegan place in East Boca did well. And live roaches were found in a popular West Boca Caribbean/Latino restaurant.

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[Name Omitted] in Central Boca had 12 violations with 4 of them high priority involving food temperatures, the dishwashing machine, hand washing and poor storage of chemicals.

  • All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in reach-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. three door open air cooler on cook line at cheese (47-48°F – Cold Holding); mozzarella (47-48°F – Cold Holding); peppers (47-48°F – Cold Holding); chicken (47-48°F – Cold Holding), Manager iced items and called
  • Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly. Chlorine at zero, primed unit for five minutes chlorine at 100. Corrected On-Site
  • Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food.
  • Spray bottle with chemical/toxic substance stored near/on/above food preparation surface or food. Pink liquid not labeled

Coming to Mission Bay is a new [Omitted] place called [Omitted] … Their licensing inspection was not great with 12 violations, but only 1 was high priority.


[Omitted] in Promenade (Coconut Creek) had 10 violations with 5 high priority:

[5 specific violations omitted]


[Omitted] in East Boca continues to struggle with callbacks on a previous bad inspection. Normally callbacks are near perfect and we don’t bother reporting on them in detail. This is their third follow-up inspection from a problem back in August. There are a number of problems but the worst we saw were:

[Specifics omitted]


The last of the bigger numbers was [Omitted] in West Boca. They had 9 violations with 4 high priority including live roaches and food temperature issues.

[Specifics omitted]


There’s good news too. A new Vegan place had a perfect licensing inspection in East Boca. It’s called [Omitted]. We don’t see a website but the owner has an instagram page.

We also see a licensing inspection for a new Vietnamese place [Omitted] in East Boca. Their inspection was pretty good with 2 violations.

Other notables include [Omitted] on Military Trail with 5 violations and [Omitted] on Lyons with 4 violations.

Our spreadsheet is below [Omitted]

Restaurant Inspections Early June

We cover 21 restaurant inspections this week including a popular Central Boca pizza joint and three other places with 10 or more violations. A new place in Mission Bay did poorly, while a new Vegan place in East Boca did well. And live roaches were found in a popular West Boca Caribbean/Latino restaurant.

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DUI Week: Crime Report June 1

We report on 9 DUI incidents including an Uber driver who looks innocent to us. Only one drug crime in this report. Plus a robbery, a theft, a predator with a warrant, a Tinder date from hell, and more.

Neighborhoods covered this week include Southwind Lakes, Woodfield Hunt Club, Boca Landings, The Isle in Mission Bay, Boca Del Mar, Boca Entrada - Boca Country, Boca Winds, Gables Town Place, Indianhead in Loggers Run, and of course, Watergate Estates.

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Boca Chase Sex Offenders

When we were working on our January predator report, we noticed a concentration of sex offenders in and near Boca Chase. We finally got around to it, so here's our report on the sex offenders in Boca Chase, Lakes at Boca Raton, and more.

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Good Week for Restaurant Inspections

There weren't many local inspections and the news is pretty good. Below we report on a total of 14 inspections, including some fairly new places in West Boca that did well. Most of the bad news, which wasn't terrible, was south of the border in Broward.

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