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Tropical Restaurant

8818 JAMAICA AVE
Queens, NY 11421
Phone: (718) 846 8816

As of: 2016-03-23 00:00:00

Inspection Trends

Violations:

Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.

Violations:

Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Thawing procedures improper.

Violations:

Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
Single service item reused, improperly stored, dispensed; not used when required.
Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.

Violations:

Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Food not cooked to required minimum temperature.
Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Proper sanitization not provided for utensil ware washing operation.

Violations:

Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.

Violations:

Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.
Mechanical or natural ventilation system not provided, improperly installed, in disrepair and/or fails to prevent excessive build-up of grease, heat, steam condensation vapors, odors, smoke, and fumes.
Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.

Violations:

Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Current letter grade card not posted.

Violations:

Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.

Violations:

Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Toilet facility not maintained and provided with toilet paper, waste receptacle and self-closing door.
Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.

Violations:

Thawing procedures improper.
Tobacco use, eating, or drinking from open container in food preparation, food storage or dishwashing area observed.