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Food establishment closures in King County

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Public Health lists the reason the establishment was closed, whether it has been reopened, and the date it reopened. Reasons for closing a food establishment can vary and include such issues as failure to follow the permit process and unsafe food handling.

Closure information remains online for a period of 7 days after establishment is reopened.

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La Carreta - Burien, 6/29/15

1283 Ambaum Blvd. S, Burien 98146

  • Closed: June 29, 2015 at 6:25 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: no working refrigeration equipment
  • Status: Closed
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Unpermitted tamale vendor - Renton, 6/23/15

Found to be operating at a private residence near the cross streets of N. 3rd St and Garden Ave. N., Renton 98057

  • Closed: June 23, 2015 at 1:50 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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Martin Family Orchard - Bellevue, 6/23/15

Crossroads Farmers Market, 15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue 98008

  • Closed: June 23, 2015 at 2:40 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: no handwashing facilities available
  • Status: Partially closed -- Only the food sampling portion of the business is closed. They may continue to sell other items in their inventory.
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West Seattle Brewing Co. - Seattle, 6/22/15

4415 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle 98126

  • Closed: June 22, 2015 at 11:30 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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Strawberry Moon - Seattle, 6/11/15

222 Mercer St, Seattle 98109

  • Closed: June 11, 2015 at 11:30 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit.
  • Status: Closed
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Daaz on the Go (mobile food truck) - Seattle, 6/11/15

Corner of Fairview Ave N and Harrison St, Seattle 98109

  • Closed: June 11, 2015 at 11:00 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit.
  • Status: Closed
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Redmond Inn - Redmond, 6/3/15

17601 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052

  • Closed: June 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit.
  • Status: Partially closed -- Only the food service portion of the hotel is closed.
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Abu-Bakr Mall - Tukwila, 5/20/15

14121 Tukwila International Blvd., Tukwila 98168

  • Closed: May 20, 2015 at 11:00 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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Curbside - Seattle, 5/20/15

Mobile food establishment operating at 3 W. Nickerson, Seattle 98119

  • Closed: May 20, 2015 at 1:15 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Potentially hazardous foods at unsafe temperatures
    • Improper cooling of potentially hazardous food
    • Foods not protected from cross contamination
    • Poor personal hygiene practices - handwashing
  • Status: Closed
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Boulevard Liquor - Burien, 4/30/15

11847 S 120th St, Burien, WA 98168

  • Closed: April 30, 2015 at 10:30 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit.
  • Status: Partially closed -- The establishment was selling potentially hazardous foods without a food business permit so this activity has been closed until they get a permit to continue. They may continue to sell commercially pre-packaged and non-potentially hazardous food items that are exempt from the food code.
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Bombay Grill - Seattle, 4/28/15

11051 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168

  • Closed: April 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Failure to obtain approval prior to making facility changes
  • Status: Closed
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Club Vida Saludable - Seattle, 4/13/15

12009 Des Moines Memorial Drive, Burien 98168

  • Closed: April 13, 2015 at 10:30 am
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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Great Northwest Soup Co. - Commissary - Seattle, 4/1/15

3218 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle 98102

  • Closed: April 1, 2015 at 3:00 pm
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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DA Relm - Seattle, 3/27/15

83 Yesler Way, Seattle 98104

  • Closed: March 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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Deez Dogz dba Creole Cafe - Seattle, 3/14/15

Occidental Park, Pioneer Square District, Seattle

  • Closed: March 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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Lupita Santacruz - Federal Way, 1/26/15

27217 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way 98003

  • Closed: January 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Updated 1/27/15: The Public Health food inspector confirms that this establishment has successfully obtained a wholesale license from the Washington State Dept. of Agriculture (WSDA) which allows them to continue selling non-potentially hazardous, commercially packaged foods that are exempt from permit in the Retail Food Code. The facility is still closed for any retail food preparation or sales for foods that are subject to plan review and permit by the Retail Food Code.
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Unpermitted tamale vendor - Renton, 1/22/15

Roadside near SR 900 and 148th Ave SE, Renton

  • Closed: January 22, 2015 at 4:30 pm
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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EJ's Custom Catering - East King County, 3/13/12 and 1/9/15

Various catered locations in East King County

  • Closed: March 13, 2012 and January 9, 2015
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed
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Unnamed illegal roadside food business - Renton, 12/19/14

Found operating off State Route 900 and 148th Ave SE, Renton 98059
*Note: No actual name of the business was displayed.

  • Closed: December 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm
  • Reasons: Operating without a valid permit
  • Status: Closed

Contact us

Have a question? Call the Food Protection office at 206-263-9566.

To report possible food safety violations you've observed in a King County food establishment, please use our online complaint form.

To report possible food borne illnesses, follow these instructions.

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