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Mesa gas station has 4 violations on this week’s restaurant inspections

Ebony Day Arizona Republic (CNT) City News And Talk

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Get details on restaurants cited by Maricopa County inspectors for four or more priority violations the week of Sept. 28.

A priority violation is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of food-borne illness or injury. If listed in the reports, remedies implemented during inspections are included.

At the bottom, see a sampling of the many restaurants graded as an A for no violations.

4 Violations

Mesa Star, 7956 E. University Drive, Mesa.

A worker scooped ice into bags with bare hands that were visibly soiled. | Corrected.

Imported candies, including lollipops and suckers, improperly labeled and from an unapproved source. | Discarded.

Dozens of raw shell eggs stacked over beverages in walk-in cooler. Raw bacon packages stored over ready-to-eat microwaveable foods in open self-serve display case. | Corrected.

Horchata, raw bacon and cream cheese in open self-serve display case at improper temperatures. | Discarded.

Grade A restaurants and establishments


Dutch Bros Coffee, 2961 E. Bell Road.

Native Grill & Wings, 10004 N. 26th Drive.

Burger King, 620 E. Carefree Highway.

Church’s Chicken, 1840 W. Peoria Ave.

Dairy Queen, 2623 W. Northern Ave.

Southeast Valley

Pita Jungle, 1949 W. Ray Road, Suite 28, Chandler.

Arby’s, 1923 E. McKellips Road, Mesa.

Dulce Vida Coffee, 1981 E. Pecos Road, Suite 105, Gilbert.

Wendy’s, 1810 W. Elliot Road, Tempe.

Philly Steak & Wings, 1450 W. Southern Ave., Suite 1, Mesa.


Peter Piper Pizza, 15745 N. Hayden Road.

Taco Bell, 10130 N. 90th St.

Wildflower Bread Company, 15690 N. Pima Road, Suite B7.

In-N-Out, 7467 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.

Schlotzsky’s, 10070 N. 90th St.

West Valley

Filiberto’s Mexican Food, 3940 N. 107th Ave., Avondale.

Little Caesars Pizza, 6601 W. Bethany Home Road, Glendale.

Smashburger, 9918 W. Happy Valley Road, Suite 1030, Peoria.

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 13756 W. Bell Road, Surprise.

Royal Jasmine Cafe, 14970 W. Indian School Road, Suite 200, Goodyear.