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Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: July 30 to August 4

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - The following Tampa Bay area restaurants received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 30 to August 4.

Los Mariaches at 9100 Ulmerton Road in Largo, 25 violations

  • An accumulation of a black/green mold-like substance was found in the interior of the ice machine. 
  • Potentially hazardous hot food was held at less than 135°F. This included: rice 124°F and refried beans 121°F. 
  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41°F. This included: shredded mozzarella 51°F, salsa 48°F, shredded lettuce 48°F, sliced tomatoes 46°F, guacamole 46°F, beef steak 50°F, beef fajitas 46°F and shrimp 45°F. 

McDonalds at 5111 Gulfport Blvd. in Gulfport, 24 violations

  • An accumulation of a black/green mold-like substance was found inside the ice machine. 
  • Four live, small flying insects were found in the kitchen, food preparation area or food storage area. 
  • An employee was found touching their face with gloves and then continued to prepare food without changing their gloves.  

Golden Wok at 4148 Mariner Blvd. in Spring Hill, 24 violations 

  • Five live, small flies were found in the kitchen and prep areas. 
  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41°F.This included: garlic in oil 84°F and egg rolls 50°F. 
  • Roach activity was present as evidenced by live roaches found. One live roach was found on the wall behind a freezer, one was found under a freezer, one was on a dolly holding sauces under the a sink, approximately 10 were found in a cooler, two were on the floor in a storage room and one in the back of the kitchen. 

PK's Shipwreck at 7224 Shoal Line Blvd. in Weeki Wachee, 26 violations

  • Rodent activity was present as evidence by rodent droppings found. Four hard, dry droppings were found behind a freezer and more than 20 dry, hard droppings were found on a storage shelf.
  • Roach activity was present as evidenced by live roaches found. One live roach was found under a freezer in the kitchen, five were found on a bottom shelf, approximately 22 live roaches were found next to a stove, roughly six were found in the wheels of a stove and one was inside a potato on a dry storage shelf.
  • Raw animal food was stored over ready-to-eat food in a reach-in cooler. This included: shelled eggs over soup. 

Habaneros Mexican Restaurant at 724 US Highway 41 in Inverness, 29 violations

  • Five live, small flying insects were found in the kitchen.
  • An accumulation of a black/green mold-like substance was found in the interior of the ice machine. 
  • Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous opened food was held for more than 24 hours not properly date marked after being opened. This included: shredded cheese. 

Suncoast Bar and Grill at 10350 W Yulee Drive in Homosassa, 27 violations

  • Raw animal food was found stored over ready-to-eat food in a reach-in cooler. This included: raw chicken over cooked ribs. 
  • Live, small flying insects were found in the kitchen, food preparation area or food storage area. Two live insects were found by a sink, two were found by a slicer and six were found under a sink in the bar. 
  • Potentially hazardous hot food was held at less than 135°F. This included: baked beans 120°F, black eyed peas 120°F and greens 120°F. 

Nori Thai Restaurant at 7612 Blind Pass Road in St. Pete Beach, 31 violations

  • Two live, small flies were found in the kitchen.
  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41°F. This included: noodles in water 58°F, bean sprouts 78°F and raw eggs 70°F. 
  • Potentially hazardous hot food was held at less than 135°F. This included: sauces at 79°F.

Thai Wok Restaurant at 11270 N 4th St. in St. Pete, 24 violations

  • An accumulation of a black/green mold-like substance was found in the interior of the ice machine.
  • An employee was found touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands. 
  • An employee was found touching a soiled surface and then engaged in food preparation, handled clean equipment or utensils or touched unwrapped single-service items without washing their hands. 

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