Worst and Best Phoenix Area Restaurant Inspections

Week Ending May 7, 2017

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These restaurants in Maricopa County were recently inspected by the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department. If you want to know more about how I determine which restaurants get published on my list, you can read about my methodology here.

Phoenix Area Restaurants That Failed

In the table below I include restaurants that received a D grade (there is no F grade) from the Environmental Services Inspector.

That means that the establishment had three or more serious violations of the health code that might result in patrons being exposed to foodborne illness. A restaurant that has its licence immediately suspended as a result of an inspection may also be included here. The management may correct the defect, and could receive a perfect inspection when the inspector returns.

Restaurants With the Worst Health Department Inspection Results For Week
Ending May 7, 2017

Business NameAddressCityZipPriorty Violations
Subway530 E Mcdowell RdPhoenix85004Immediate Suspension
Dos Gringos Grille1958 S Greenfield Rd Mesa852066
Black Bear Diner7700 S Priest DrTempe852844
The Perch232 S Wall St Chandler852243
Ihop2501 N 44th St Phoenix850083
McDonald's825 W Warner Rd Gilbert852333
Sergio's Pollo6241 S 7th St Phoenix850403
Altitude Coffee Lab8320 N Hayden RdScottsdale852583
Hopdoddy Burger Bar11055 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale852543
Ding Hao Shanghai Bistro2711 S Alma School RdMesa852103
MVPita Mediterranean Grill1066 N Power Rd Mesa852053
Pho King Kitchen8018 E Thomas Rd Scottsdale852513
Original Cuisine1853 W Broadway Rd Mesa852023

Restaurants With the Best Health Department Inspection Results for Week Ending May 7, 2017

These restaurants had inspections where no serious violations were noted. This list does not include every restaurant that had a good report — there are many every week! I selected a group that covers all areas of town, various types of food, and mostly locally-owned establishments.They are arranged by zip code, for your convenience.

They deserve our support and our business.

Business NameAddressCityZip
El Portal Restaurant117 W Grant Ave Phoenix85003
The Habit Burger Grill530 W McDowell Rd Phoenix85003
1130 The Restaurant455 N 3rd St Phoenix85004
Found: RE Phoenix Match Cuisine & Cocktails1100 N Central Ave Phoenix85004
La Canasta Mexican Food723 S 7th Ave Phoenix85007
Burger Shoppe151 N 27th Ave Phoenix85009
Otro Cafe6037 N 7th St Phoenix85014
Phoenix Eatery806 E Indian School Rd Phoenix85014
Reathrey Sekong1312 E Indian School Rd Phoenix85014
The Shuka Shak4810 N 7th St Phoenix85014
Catalina Sports Bar & Grill2939 N 16th St Phoenix85016
Hopdoddy Burger Bar2033 E Camelback Rd Phoenix85016
New Autumn Court3752 E Indian School Rd Phoenix85018
El Centro4225 W Indian School Rd Phoenix85019
Romanellis3437 W Dunlap Ave Phoenix85021
Crazy Otto's Diner3502 W Greenway Rd Phoenix85023
Tasty House1512 W Bell Rd Phoenix85023
Al Fuego Mexican Restaurant2948 E Bell RdPhoenix85032
Popo's Fiesta Del Sol6542 W Indian School Rd Phoenix85033
Knock Kneed Lobster3202 E Washington St Phoenix85034
Carniceria La Piedad1627 N 59th Ave Phoenix85035
Golden Thai Kitchen1820 N 75th Ave Phoenix85035
La Flama Restaurant1820 N 75th Ave Phoenix85035
Red Wok7509 W Encanto Blvd Phoenix85035
China Restaurant4709 E Southern Ave Phoenix85040
The Peppersauce Cafe3937 E Anne St Phoenix85040
Pf Chang's China Bistro2420 W Happy Valley Rd Phoenix85085
Shane's Rib Shack2501 W Happy Valley Rd Phoenix85085
Downtown Rendezvous20 E Main St Mesa85201
Rosa's Mexican Grill328 E University Dr Mesa85201
Miele's Italian2050 W Guadalupe Rd Mesa85205
Gyro House Mesa3617 E Southern Ave Mesa85206
Mesquite Grill7110 E Mckellips Rd Mesa85207
Crackers & Co Cafe535 W Iron Ave Mesa85210
Biscuits Cafe2090 N Dobson Rd Chandler85224
Stadium Club940 N Alma School Rd Chandler85224
Tumi Fine Peruvian Cuisine961 W Ray Rd Chandler85224
El Sol Bakery760 N Arizona Ave Chandler85225
Chens2945 E Riggs Rd Chandler85249
Roka Akor7299 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale85253
Rinaldi's Deli16211 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale85254
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar15205 N Kierland Blvd Scottsdale85254
The Neighborhood Treatery20851 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale85255
Shish Kabobs & Gyros9619 N Hayden Rd Scottsdale85258
First Watch11162 N Frank Lloyd Wright Scottsdale85259
Baked Bear7366 E Shea Blvd Scottsdale85260
First Watch34422 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale85262
Tempe Tavern1810 E Apache Blvd Tempe85281
Tzikii Pita Grill7510 S Priest Dr Tempe85283
Egg N' Joe3131 S Market St Gilbert85295
Sobas Restaurant3757 S Gilbert Rd Gilbert85297
Anaya's Fresh Mexican Restaurant9240 N 43rd Ave Glendale85302
Mcfadden's Restaurant & Saloon9425 W Coyotes Blvd Glendale85305
007 Pub4330 W Union Hills Dr Glendale85308
Cafe Rumba5940 W Union Hills Dr Glendale85308
Oscars Pier 8318589 N 59th AveGlendale85308
Eest Asian Bistro3145 N Dysart Rd Avondale85323
Local Jonny's6033 E Cave Creek Rd Cave Creek85331
Augie's Sports Grill15605 W Roosevelt St Goodyear85338
Romans Oasis16825 W Yuma Rd Goodyear85338
Sammy's Burgers525 N Estrella Pkwy Goodyear85338
G's BBQ Lounge5122 N Dysart Rd Litchfield Park85340
JM Chinese Cuisine9501 W Peoria Ave Peoria85345
Irma's Mexican Food9323 W Van Buren St Tolleson85353
Italia Cafe & Bistro11127 W Arizona Ave Youngtown85363
Rivas Mexican Food15403 W Greenway Rd Surprise85372
China Grill7518 W Thunderbird Rd Peoria85381
Arriba's Mexican Grill15370 W Mcdowell Rd Goodyear85395

How To Find the Inspection History of Any Maricopa County Restaurant

You can see the inspection history of any place that serves or handles food at the Maricopa County website. If you are interested in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon, Superior, Florence, Maricopa or Casa Grande, you can find restaurant reports for Pinal County, too.

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Restaurant information provided by the Maricopa County Environmental Health Services Division, used with permission.