Food & Drink

Ada County food service inspections July 2-8, 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

Azteca Mexican Grill, 10386 W. Ustick Road, Boise

10*, 16*, 28*

Bacquet’s Restaurant, 1117 E. Winding Creek Drive, Suite 150, Eagle

2*, 14*, 15*, 22*

Corona Village, 21 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian

2*, 9*, 16*, 22*, 23*

Costa Vida, 3340 N. Eagle Road, Meridian

16*, 22*, 29*

Gino’s Italian Ristorante, 3015 W. McMillan Road, Suite 108, Meridian

15*, 16*, 20*

Guang Zhou, 7609 W. Overland Road, Boise

2*, 10*, 15*, 16*, 20*, 22*, 23*

Jalapeno’s Bar and Grill, 8799 W. Franklin Road, Boise

15*, 22*

Maverik, 12127 W. Franklin Road, Boise


Moe Joe’s Breakfast Eatery, 2951 E. Overland Road, Meridian


Neckar Coffee, 117 S. 10th St., Boise


Starbucks Coffee, 8275 W. Overland Road, Boise


The Courtyard By Marriott, 1789 S. Eagle Road, Meridian

6*, 10*

*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

Crazy Cones, 4450 W. Shamrock Court, Boise

Dollar Tree, 6259 N. Linder Road, Meridian

Dollar Tree, 10530 W. Carlton Bay, Garden City

Domino’s Pizza, 2295 E. Cinema Drive, Meridian

Dry Creek Mercantile, 2019 Special Events, Garden City

Firenza Pizza, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Flour Child, 10668 W. Overland Road, Boise

Great Steak and Potato, 350 N. Milwaukee St., Ste 2020, Boise

Jacksons Food Stores, 2323 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise

Orville Jackson Post 127 American Legion, 312 E. State St., Eagle

Panda Express, 350 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 2014, Boise

Qdoba Mexican Grill, 3319 N. Eagle Road, Meridian

Sophie’s Choice Designs, 2019 Special Events, Kuna

Stinker Store, 1500 S. Five Mile Road, Boise

Sugar Whipped, 6521 W. Ustick Road, Boise

The Edge, 1101 W. Idaho St., Boise

The Flame Broiler, 1735 W. Chinden Blvd., Suite 140, Meridian

The Meat Wagon BBQ, 2019 Special Event, Eagle

The STIL, 786 W. Broad St., Boise

Tuttle’s Phillysteak Sandwhich, 2019 Special Events, Payette

Twin Peaks Restaurant, 7751 W. Spectrum St., Boise

University of Idaho Eat Smart Idaho, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Y-Cafe, 1050 W. State St., Boise