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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.

Beecher2 (mobile cart)

800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

  • Closed: March 24, 2015 at 5:30 pm

  • Reasons:
    • Potentially hazardous food improperly reheated
    • Failure to correct repeated violations

  • Status: Closed


DA Relm

83 Yesler Way, Seattle 98104

  • Closed: March 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit

  • Status: Closed


Deez Dogz dba Creole Cafe

Occidental Park, Seattle

  • Closed: March 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit

  • Status: Closed


Mazatlan Restaurant

1009 Roosevelt Ave E, Enumclaw 98022

  • Closed: March 9, 2015 at 3:30 pm

  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: Operating without hot water

  • Status: Closed


Hot Dog King

400 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

  • Closed: February 4, 2015 at 1:15 pm

  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: No hot water

  • Status: Closed


Lupita Santacruz

27217 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way

  • 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.


Unpermitted tamale vendor

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


EJ's Custom Catering

Various catered locations in East King County

  • Closed: March 13, 2012 and January 9, 2015

  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid permit

  • Status: Closed


Unnamed illegal roadside food business

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 food business 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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