Food & Drink

Ada County food service inspections June 4-10, 2019

Keeping you safe eating out: Four common restaurant inspection violations in Boise

Scott Paradis, with Central District Health, visits restaurants and places that serve food, looking for a list of things that keep food safe and restaurant patrons healthy.
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Scott Paradis, with Central District Health, visits restaurants and places that serve food, looking for a list of things that keep food safe and restaurant patrons healthy.

The Central District Health Department conducts annual inspections of food service establishments in Ada County. Items listed correspond to risk factors that are most often associated with foodborne illness. Additional items are evaluated during inspection. For details, go to The Southwest District Health Department makes similar inspections in Canyon County; its records are available at

8th Street Deli, 800 W. Main St., Suite 200, Boise


Aladdin Egyptian Cuisine, 350 N. Milwaukee St., Boise

22*, 28*

Basilios Tacos, 9397 W. Martingale Drive, Boise

8*, 9*

Big K BBQ Ride For Hope, 2019 Special Events, Kuna


Chicago Connection Pizza, 3931 W. Overland Road, Boise


Fiesta Springs, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian


Lucky Perk-TCBY — cart, 1630 S. Eagle Road, Meridian


McDonald’s, 7811 W. Fairview Ave., Boise


Mi Casa Restaurant, 3223 E. Louise Drive, Suite 108, Meridian

2, 21*, 23*

Moss Coffee and Tea, 208 N. 9th St., Boise


Panda Garden, 2801 W. Overland Road, Boise

6*, 8*, 9*, 10*, 24*

Ramen Sho, 450 S. Main St., Meridian

10*, 21*, 23*

Shige Express, 520 Meridian Road, Suite 90, Meridian

10*, 16*

Stinker Store/Arctic Circle, 530 N. Five Mile Road, Boise

2*, 16*

Surf Side Grill, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian


Sysco Idaho, 2019 Special Events, Boise

10*, 16*, 21*

Tacos El Rey, 4116 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City

15*, 16*

Taphouse Pub and Eatery, 760 W. Main St., Boise

16*, 22*

The Melting Pot, 2019 Special Events, Boise


Wepa Cafe, 2019 Special Events, Boise


Zacca Hummus, 2019 Special Events, Boise

6*, 8*, 16*

*Violation(s) corrected.

Key to Violations

1 Insufficient food safety knowledge.

2 Certified Food Protection Manager — accredited course.

3 Illness/communicable disease reporting required.

4 Improper restriction and exclusion of ill food service employees.

5 Insufficient vomiting and diarrheal clean-up procedure.

6 Eating, drinking, tasting, or tobacco use in food preparation area.

7 Food worker with discharge from eyes, nose and/or throat.

8 Incorrect hand washing practices.

9 Bare hand contact with ready-to-eat food.

10 Inadequate hand washing facilities.

11 Food not from an approved source.

12 Food received in unsafe condition.

13 Food not safe for consumption.

14 Inadequate record keeping of seafood/shellfish and fish.

15 Improper separation and protection of food.

16 Improper cleaning and sanitizing of food contact surfaces.

17 Food returned and reserved.

18 Incorrect cook temperature and cook time.

19 Incorrect reheating of food — temperature/time.

20 Incorrect food cooling process.

21 Food not at proper hot holding temperature.

22 Incorrect cold holding temperature of food.

23 Incorrect use-by date marking of food.

24 Insufficient record of time as a safe food control.

25 Improper consumer advisory for under-cooked or raw food served.

26 Pasteurized or thoroughly cooked food required.

27 Incorrect use of food additives.

28 Toxic items not properly stored/labeled.

29 Special food processing plans not available/not followed.

Inspected with no major risk factor violations

Bar Gernika OBCMF, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Bardenay, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Bluwave Tacos, 1340 W. Ann Taylor St., Meridian

Buffalo Wild Wings, 3323 E. Louise Drive, Suite 103, Meridian

Chipotle Mexican Grill, 205 N. Milwaukee St., Boise

Churro Bros, 742 N. Tullshire Way, Eagle

Clear Creek Natural Beef — Meridian Market, 2019 Special Events, Meridian

Dairy Queen, 5251 N. Glenwood St., Garden City

Idaho Preferred, ISDA, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Jersey Mike’s Subs, 1624 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 102, Boise

Pie Hole Cart, 205 N. 8th St., Boise

Pizza By The River, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian

Revitalize Juice Bar, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Roaring Springs Catering, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian

Roaring Springs Catering corndog cart, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian

Roaring Springs Dippin Dots, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian

Shari’s Restaurant, 8121 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City

Subwaves, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian

The Front Door, 2019 Special Events, Boise

The Shed, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Vincenzo Trattoria, 6970 W. State St., Boise