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Public Health lists the reason(s) the establishment was closed. Reasons for closing an establishment may be due to food code violations and failure to follow the permitting process.

Depending on the type of closure, additional information may include the date the facility was shut down, whether the establishment has reopened, the date it reopened, and additional notes.

Information for restaurants closed by Public Health will remain online for a minimum of 7 days after the establishment is reopened.

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Illegal food vendor at Reith Rd. and S. 259th Pl, Kent, WA 98023

  • Note: Reith Rd turns into S. 259th Pl at the intersection of S. Reith Rd. and Military Rd. S.
  • Closed: November 23, 2022 at 4:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

One Pot at 506 12th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

  • Closed: November 21, 2022 at 5:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Just Like Home (mobile food unit) operating at 9625 Renton, Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118

  • Closed: November 9, 2022 at 10:45 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Unpermitted food vendor found operating at S. Retih & Military Road S., Kent WA, 98023

  • Closed: September 29, 2022 at 12:50 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Unpermitted food vendor found operating at SW 134th St and Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien WA 98146

  • Closed: September 24, 2022 at 11:40 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Taqueria Centenario (mobile food unit) found operating at 1119 E Main St Auburn, WA 98002

  • Closed: September 16, 2022 at 4:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

The Alaskan Chef (mobile food unit) found operating at 900 King Street, Seattle WA 98104

  • Closed: August 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Jai Thai at 235 Broadway Ave E, Seattle 98102

  • Closed: July 29, 2022 at 2:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Sewage back-up in facility
    • Pest infestation
  • Status: Closed

Three unlicensed food carts found operating at Alki Beach Park, 2665 Alki Ave. SW, Seattle 98116

  • Closed: July 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Three unlicensed food carts found operating at Alki Beach Park, 2665 Alki Ave. SW, Seattle 98116

  • Closed: July 1, 2022 at 3:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Unlicensed food cart found operating at 14333 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133

  • Closed: July 3, 2022 at 8:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Columbia City Mart at 3810 Edmunds St, Seattle 98118

  • Closed: May 31, 2022 at 1:40 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Alazayem Mediterranean Restaurant at 6727 Martin Luther King Way, Seattle, WA 98118

  • Closed: May 24, 2022 at 3:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Crawfish House at 9826 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106

  • Closed: April 15, 2022 at 5:30 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Failure to comply with outstanding violations including:
      • Demonstration of knowledge in food safety
      • Lack of handwashing
      • Inadequate handwashing facilities
      • Environmental contamination of foods
      • Effective pest control
      • Lack of proper cold holding of foods
      • Contaminated food contact surfaces
  • Status: Closed

Dubai Cafeteria at 14857 Pacific Hwy South, Seattle WA 98168 (Tukwila)

  • Closed: March 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit
  • Status: Closed

Koza Turkish Grocery and Deli at 939 6th Street South, Kirkland

  • Closed*: February 25, 2022 at 11:00 am
  • Reasons:
    • Operating without a valid food business permit

  • *Please note: This establishment's closure is in regard to freshly-prepared food. They are allowed to continue selling foods that are exempt from permitting such as pre-packaged shelf-stable foods (e.g. bag of chips, candy bar, bottled soft drinks, bottled water, etc.)