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Arlington Restaurant Inspections: Kabob Palace, Naked Pizza & More

Reports reflect visits paid by health inspectors during the past few weeks.

The Virginia Department of Health’s restaurant inspection reports for greater Arlington County reflect visits from inspectors during the last few weeks. Restaurants are paid routine visits.

To see a list of health inspection reports for Clarendon, Courthouse and Rosslyn, visit Clarendon Patch. The full reports can be accessed on the health department's website.

Greater Arlington Area Restaurants

Nam Viet Restaurant
1127 N. Hudson St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 20
Raw animal foods are not separated from each other during storage, preparation, holding and/or display. Raw beef was observed over raw fish in the walk-in cooler. Rice scoops were observed stored in standing water.
 
Cassatt's Cafe
4536 Lee Highway
Date of inspection: Nov. 19
Ready-to-eat food is not protected from cross contamination by separating them from raw animal foods. Raw squid and partially cooked roast observed stored over vegetables and cooked lasagna in the walk-in cooler.
 
Kabob Palace
2333 S. Eads St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 19
A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before donning gloves for working with food. Lettuce on buffet cold holding at improper temperature.
 
Kora Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
2250-B Crystal Drive
Date of inspection: Nov. 19
The food-contact surface of ice-maker has pink mold and is not clean to sight and touch. Baby cockroach observed on prep table across from slicer.
 
Ruffino's Spaghetti House
4763 Lee Highway
Date of inspection: Nov. 19
Bar handwashing sink is not provided with individual, disposable towels; a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel; or a heated-air hand drying device.
 
Sala Thai Cafe
1100 S. Hayes St. MB 106
Date of inspection: Nov. 19
Ready-to-eat food is not protected from cross contamination by separating it from raw animal foods. Raw chicken was observed being sliced over unopened drinks. A roach was observed during inspection. The location will call the pest control company to treat the problem. 
 
The Curious Grape
2900 S. Quincy St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 19
Ready-to-eat food is not protected from cross contamination by separating it from raw animal foods. Raw burgers stored above bottled beer in two-door glass unit in stock room.
 
The Marketplace, An Uncommon Cafe
4100 N. Fairfax Drive
Date of inspection: Nov. 19
No violations were found during the inspection.
 
Bangkok 54 Oriental Foods & Carry-out
2923-2927 Columbia Pike
Date of inspection: Nov. 16
Hand wash station at employee restroom was not supplied with hand towels.
 
Bonsai Grill
553 S. 23rd St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 16
A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before donning gloves for working with food.
 
Dunkin' Donuts
1413 S. Fern St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 16
No violations were found during the inspection.
 
Nell's Carry Out
1199 S. Fern St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 16
Onions in upright and spices were not covered/protected.
 
Salsa Room, The
2619 Columbia Pike
Date of inspection: Nov. 16
A supply of hand cleaning liquid, powder or bar soap is not provided at bar hand washing sink. Some wall tiles observed missing/broken around mop sink.
 
1616 Corner Deli
1616 N. Fort Myer Drive
Date of inspection: Nov. 15
Food prepared in a private home is used or offered for human consumption. The person in charge stated sometimes eggs are made at home.
 
Tasteful Delight Chinese Cafe
1301 S. Joyce St. D-23
Date of inspection: Nov. 15
Several ready-to-eat food containers prepared and held in the food establishment for more than 24 hours are not clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the food shall be consumed on the premises, sold or discarded.
 
Naked Pizza
933 N. Quincy St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 14
Stored food is not protected from contamination. Cases of sodas stored on the floor in the store room.
 
Charlie Chiang's Restaurant
320 S. 23rd St. #150
Date of inspection: Nov. 13
The food establishment is not under the immediate control of a Northern Virginia certified food manager. Food manager operating with expired card.
 
Freddie's
555 S. 23rd St.
Date of inspection: Nov. 13
A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all handwashing lavatories used by food employees and/or is not clearly visible to food employees in the bar.
 
Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company
3471 Washington Blvd.
Date of inspection: Nov. 13
A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all hand washing lavatories used by food employees and/or is not clearly visible to food employees. No sign at the bar hand washing sink. Ribs, cheese and cream observed cold holding at improper temperature.

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