Restaurant closures, inspections in San Bernardino County, June 3-9 – San Bernardino Sun

Here are the restaurants and other food establishments that San Bernardino County health inspectors have temporarily closed due to imminent health risks between June 3 and June 9, 2022. If no reopening date is listed, the agency had not listed this property as reopened as of the date of this posting. .

National buffet16920 Slover Ave, Fontana

  • Firm: June 8
  • To note: Not rated (most recent was 80/B on Feb 3)
  • Raison: cockroach infestation. An inspector came in response to a complaint that someone had seen insects in the mussels. The inspector saw several live and dead cockroaches on the kitchen floor and near a storage area, and saw a cockroach flying into the dining room. The inspector also noted “excessive accumulation of food debris and grease on the floors” and saw buckets of sauce and a container of rice stored directly on the floor.

Food and drink area General dollar32510 Highway 18, Lucerne Valley

  • Firm: June 8
  • To note: 95/A
  • Raison: No running water. The inspector visited in response to of them complaints that there was no water, including in the toilets, and that the store staff did not seem concerned. The manager told the inspector that there had been no water since June 2 when a water tank was damaged after hours and an attempt to repair failed. The inspector noted that port-a-potties with hand-washing stations had been installed in the back.

The kitchen12218 Apple Valley Road Suite 105, Apple Valley

  • Firm: June 7
  • To note: 90/A
  • Raison: No hot water. An inspector visited in response to a complaint that two people fell ill after eating meals that included fish. The manager said the water heater had been having problems for two days and the igniter needed to be replaced the next day. Among other violations, some raw fish were not cold enough and the inspector said to reduce the temperature of this refrigerator.
  • Reopened: June 8 after water heater repair

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches16155 Sierra Lakes Parkway Suite 110, Fontana

  • Firm: June 6
  • To note: 90/A
  • Raison: Overflowing sewage. None of the sinks on the floor drained properly and the inspector said the person in charge tried to avoid turning on the water so the drains didn’t overflow. The restaurant was briefly closed while a plumber was called. There was another critical violation, for a fly near the sandwich prep station contaminating a pepper shaker and mustard jar. The inspector also followed up on a complaint made days earlier that someone had seen cockroaches. During first visit June 3an inspector saw three dead cockroaches on the floor, but this time there was no sign of cockroaches.
  • Reopened: Later in the day, before the end of the inspection

Non-closing note checks

Here are selected inspections at facilities that weren’t shut down but had other significant issues.

Mariscos Las Brisas Restaurantat 2951 S. Vineyard Avenue in Ontario, was inspected June 8 and received a rating of 81/B with a critical violation. Several containers of food were at dangerous temperatures in three refrigeration units, one of which was a cargo refrigerator intended only for pre-packaged and bottled items. Among the other 11 violations, cooked soup and corn had been left at room temperature to cool, two sinks did not have enough hot water and several areas needed cleaning. It was the restaurant’s third consecutive B or Class Cand fifth since 2019.

Fresh boba tea, at 32801 Yucaipa Blvd. Suite B in Yucaipa, was inspected June 7 and received a rating of 80/B with one critical violation. There was no sanitizer on site, but the restaurant avoided closing when the person in charge was able to get some from the nearby establishment. Among the other 11 violations was a dead cockroach under a storage rack, and the soap and paper towel dispensers in the employee washrooms were empty.

Chiki Chiki Wings & Sports, at 16312 Arrow Blvd. Suites CE in Fontana, was inspected June 3 and received a rating of 70/C with three critical violations. Four large containers of cooked chicken wings had been left at room temperature for two hours. An employee did not wash their hands. And there was a hair in the ice machine. Among the other 12 violations were no soap in the men’s, women’s, or employee restrooms; there was brown sludge in the ice machine (not contaminating the ice); the cooks said the bowls used to toss the wings with the sauce are only washed twice a day; kitchen equipment and floors needed cleaning; there were holes in the wall and the ceiling; and 12 employees did not have the required food handler cards.

Great Tacosat 10410 Ramona Ave. Suite C in Montclair, was inspected June 3 and received a rating of 84/B with nine infractions, including one criticism: many items were at unsafe temperatures in a refrigerator that didn’t keep cold. Over 25 pounds of food had to be thrown away.

Golden 5 Pizza & Wingsat 208 E. Base Line in Rialto, was inspected June 2 and received a 76/C rating with two critical violations. The wings and toppings were dangerously hot in a prep cooler that wouldn’t keep cold (about 16 pounds of food had to be thrown away) and eight raw pizzas had been assembled and left at room temperature. Also, one employee did not wash their hands. Among the other 11 violations were several dead cockroaches on the storage room floor, the janitorial sink was slowly draining, the assembled salads were kept in a merchandise refrigerator not intended for these items, and the food was stored in non-food grade containers. plastic bags.

Royal cuisine of Siamat 61599 Twentynine Palms Highway in Joshua Tree, was inspected on June 2 in response to a foodborne illness complaint. He received a score of 84/B with two critical violations. Raw chicken, raw beef and eggs in a fridge weren’t cold enough. Also a large pot of red curry cooked the night before and placed in another fridge had not yet cooled to a safe temperature. Among the other eight violations was an unapproved outdoor storage area that contained a freezer and canned/dry foods – including a packet of rice stored directly on the floor.

Updates from previous weeks

Yoghurtlandat 4235 N. University Parkway Suite 103 in San Bernardino, which was closed on June 1 due to a sewage backup, was allowed to reopen June 2 once the backup has been erased and the installation cleaned.

About this listing

This list is published online on Fridays. Any updates as restaurants reopen will be included in next week’s list.

All food facilities in the county are regularly inspected to ensure they meet health codes. A facility loses four points for each critical violation and one to three points for minor violations. An A rating (90 to 100 points) is considered “generally superior”, a B rating (80 to 89) is “generally acceptable” and a C rating (70 to 79) is “generally unacceptable” and requires a follow-up inspection . A facility will be temporarily shut down if it scores below 70 or has a critical violation that cannot be corrected immediately.

For more information on inspections of these restaurants or any other restaurant in San Bernardino County, visit To file a health complaint, go to or call 800-442-2283.

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