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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.

Abu-Bakr Mall - Tukwila, 5/20/15

14121 Tukwila International Blvd., Tukwila 98168

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
Mystery Bay Seafood - Seattle, 5/17/15

Fremont Sunday Market (Ballard)

  • Closed: May 17, 2015
  • Reasons:
    • Imminent health hazard: No handwashing facilities available
  • Status: Closed
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.
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
Club Vida Saludable - Seattle, 4/13/15

12009 Des Moines Memorial Drive, Burien 98168

Great Northwest Soup Co. - Commissary - Seattle, 4/1/15

3218 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle 98102

DA Relm - Seattle, 3/27/15

83 Yesler Way, Seattle 98104

Deez Dogz dba Creole Cafe - Seattle, 3/14/15

Occidental Park, Pioneer Square District, Seattle

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 food business 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 - Renton, 1/22/15

Roadside near SR 900 and 148th Ave SE, Renton

EJ's Custom Catering - East King County, 3/13/12 and 1/9/15

Various catered locations in East King County

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.

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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