Food & Drink

Ada County food service inspections July 9-15, 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

Big Daddy’s Barbeque, 10659 W. Fairview Ave., Boise

9*, 15*, 23*

Fiesta Guadalajara, 3552 S. Findley Ave., Boise


Jacksons Food Stores, 6350 W. Fairview Ave., Boise


Mai Thai Restaurant and Bar, 750 W. Idaho St., Boise

15*, 22*

Miriam’s Kitchen, 24502 Federal Way, Boise


On the Fly Market and Mobil, 18525 Streams Edge Way, Boise

2*, 21*

Quik Wok, 3055 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian

10*, 15*, 16*, 20*, 21*, 22*, 23*

Red Pavilion, 1760 S. Meridian Road, Suite 102, Meridian

9*, 16*

Shari’s Restaurant, 895 S. Progress Ave., Meridian

16*, 20*

Thai Basil, 3161 E. Fairview Ave., Suite 110, Meridian

9*, 10*, 20*, 23*

The Curb Bar and Grill, 1760 Meridian Road, Suite 100, Meridian


Tin Roof Tacos, 1750 W. McMillan Road, Meridian

8*, 15*, 20*, 22*

Walmart — bakery, 8300 W. Overland Road, Boise


Walmart — deli, 8300 W. Overland Road, Boise


*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

Barber Park Snack Shack, 4049 Eckert Road, Boise

Best Western Plus Vista Inn at The Airport, 2645 W. Airport Way, Boise

Big Lots, 100 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian

Brixx Craft House, 7700 W. State St., Garden City

Cash and Carry Smart Food Services, 1700 W. Shoreline Drive, Boise

CS Beef Packers, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Donut Daze, 160 N. 8th St., Boise

Fred Meyer — Starbucks, 5230 W. Franklin Road, Boise

Homestead Steaks LLC, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Little Caesars Pizza, 10751 W. Overland Road, Boise

Mai Thai Restaurant and Bar processor, 750 W. Idaho St., Boise

North End Pizza, 1513 N. 13th St., Boise

Pop Wonder, 6103 W. Fairview Ave., Boise

Red Lobster, 550 N. Milwaukee St., Boise

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, 1475 N. Eagle Road, Meridian

Simeroi Springs, 2019 Special Event, Meridian

Simplot National Fryday, 2019 Special Events, Boise

Sprinkles on Top, 375 N. Ave. E, Kuna

Starbucks Coffee, 8077 W. Franklin Road, Boise

Thai Import and Gifts, 320 N. Orchard St., Boise

Truffles Etc, 1867 Charolais Drive, Meridian

Village Coffee, 3635 E. Longwing Lane, Meridian

Vine LLC Wine Shop and Lounge, 1320 S. Maple Grove Road, Boise

Walmart — fish, grocery, meat, produce, 8300 W. Overland Road, Boise

Westside Drive-In, 1929 W. State St., Boise