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Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: March 31 to April 5

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The following Tampa Bay area restaurants received the most violations during inspections conducted March 31 to April 5.

Beef O Brady’s at 7040 Land O Lakes Blvd. Ste. 107 in Land O’ Lakes, 27 violations

  • The kitchen walls were soiled with accumulated grease, food debris and dust.
  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. This included beef 45°F, chicken 48°F, wings 45°F and dip 47°F.
  • Raw animal food was stored over ready-to-eat food in the reach-in cooler.

El Rincon Latino Restaurant LLC at 5537 Sheldon Rd. Ste. Q in Tampa, 29 violations

  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. This included cut tomatoes 55°F, guacamole 56°F and cut lettuce 60°F.
  • Raw chicken was stored over ready-to-eat cooked chicken.
  • Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. One live roach was found behind the freezer across from the dish machine.

The Sandpiper Grille at 1702 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. in Sun City Center, 36 violations

  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. This included: coleslaw 60°F, butter 60°F, ranch dressing made in house with buttermilk 65°F, shrimp 49°F, sausage 49°F, heavy cream 51°F, lettuce 57°F, rice 45°F and French onion soup 46°F.
  • Multiple cooks and servers went from handling soiled utensils and dishes to plating food, serving food or preparing a beverages without washing their hands.
  • In the hot water closet on the exterior of building an unknown vermin with a long tail was observed running.

E & E Stakeout Grill at 100 Indian Rocks Rd. in Belleair Bluffs, 26 violations

  • Raw oysters were stored over ready-to-eat salad dressings and ice.
  • Thawed portions of ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food rose above 41 degrees Fahrenheit while being thawed under running water. This included thawing lobster tails at 47°F.
  • Clam, mussel and oyster tags were not marked with the last date served.

The Eagles Golf Club at 16101 Nine Eagles Dr. in Odessa, 23 violations

  • Two cans of garbanzo beans were dented and rusted. A stop sale was issued.
  • Cases of chicken and ribs were stored on floor in the walk-in cooler.
  • The toilet was functioning properly, but an out of order sign was posted on the stall door in the men’s restroom.

Johnny’s Pizza at 3001 28 St. N. in St. Petersburg, 27 violations

  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. This included: pooled eggs 46F°, sliced American cheese 47F°, provolone cheese 46F°, shell eggs 53-56F°, cooked potatoes 53-57F° and gyro meat 46F°.
  • Raw chicken and liver was stored over ready-to-eat cooked mushrooms in the reach-in freezer.
  • Dead roaches were found on premises.

Average Joe’s Bar & Grille at 5858 Roosevelt Blvd. in Largo, 25 violations

  • Tomatoes with mold-like growth were found. A Stop Sale was issued.
  • Carpeting was installed in the food storage room and liquor area.
  • An accumulation of black/green mold-like substance was found in the interior of the ice machine.

Bobkatz Bar & Grill at 12340 US HWY 19 N. in Hudson, 27 violations

  • An employee unwrapped single-service items without washing their hands. Another employee touched a dirty towel attached to their pants, then scooped ice without washing their hands.
  • Raw animal foods were not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature. Raw beef was stored over fries in the freezer.
  • Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food was opened and held for more than 24 hours and was not properly date marked. This included deli beef and portion cups of salsa and sour cream.

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