The latest food inspection reports from the Vanderburgh Co. Health Department feature critical violations by several local restaurants, including one Greek eatery where an inspector found roaches.
Restaurants with violations:
Acropolis, 501 N. Green River Road
1 non-critical violation – shelving soiled
3 critical violations – roaches seen by 3 compartment sink, slicer soiled, food not cooled properly
Always Open, 3025 N. St Joseph Ave.
3 non-critical violations – apples at front counter display not wrapped, sausages in walk-in cooler measured at 68 degrees Fahrenheit instead of required 41 degrees Fahrenheit; improper cooling method, inside of ice machine guard soiled
1 critical violation – apples for consumer access not protected from possible cross-contamination
Buehler's IGA, 2220 E. Morgan Ave.
2 non-critical violations – floors in deli have crumbs present under equipment and along walls, wipe cloths not stored in sanitizer when not in use
1 critical violation – flies present in deli area
Circle K, 3900 First Ave.
1 non-critical violation – mop sink area needs cleaning
Darmstadt Inn, 13130 Darmstadt Road
1 non-critical violation - bar beer cooler has standing water in base of unit
First Avenue 24-Hour Diner, 520 First Ave.
1 non-critical violation – lacking food product thermometer to monitor food temperatures
1 critical violation – gravy measured at 120 degrees Fahrenheit and not maintained at required 135 degrees Fahrenheit
Grandy's, 722 Landbridge Ave.
1 non-critical violation – not utilizing food product thermometer to monitor food temperatures
1 critical violation – lower warmer product in kitchen measured at 110 degrees Fahrenheit and not maintained at required 135 degrees Fahrenheit; front line and several pans of food measured at 115 degrees Fahrenheit
Holiday Inn Express, 5737 Pearl Drive
1 critical violation – milk cooler measured at 56 degrees Fahrenheit and not maintained at required 41 degrees Fahrenheit or lower
Howard Johnson, 1101 N. Green River Road
1 non-critical violation – apples not wrapped
Greeks Pizzeria, 240 S. Green River Road
2 non-critical violations –wipe cloths not stored in sanitizer when not in use, trays in back room have food crumbs present
2 critical violations - sanitizing containers not available for wipe cloth storage, slicer not cleaned properly after use
McDonald's, 3960 First Ave.
2 non-critical violations –broken floor tiles need to be repaired/replaced, boxes improperly stored on floor
McDonald's, 20 N. Main St.
1 non-critical violation – soap at hand sink not dispensing properly
1 critical violation – ready to eat food not properly date marked to reflect a maximum of 7-day hold
Mike Libs Chocolate Factory, 864 S. Green River Road
1 non-critical violation – areas under equipment soiled
Milano Italian Cuisine, 500 Main St.
2 non-critical violations – light shielding for dish room missing, walls at dish machine and prep. Table soiled
1 critical violation – dish machine not sanitizing
Old Mill, 5031 New Harmony Road
5 non-critical violations – two-door kitchen refrigerator is not operating as designed, lacking thermometer for kitchen two-door refrigerator, dish machine back siphonage device is leaking during final rinse cycle; hot water control knob for dish machine hose sink is leaking and basement 3 compartment sink drain is leaking, upstairs walk-in light lacks shielding and salad prep area lights lack end caps for lighting, kitchen wall and floor soiled behind and under fryers
P J's Bar, 1501 W. Florida St.
1 non-critical violation – lacking light shielding for light at 3 compartment sink
2 critical violations – two-door kitchen refrigerator unit measured at 55 to 58 degrees Fahrenheit instead of required 41 degrees Fahrenheit, basement men's rest room has leaking urinal and toilet
Pizza Hut, 925 N. Green River Road
1 critical violation – items on salad bar not at required 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below
Ray Ray's Convenience Store, 1375 Washington Ave.
1 non-critical violation – no grease trap maintenance log available
1 critical violation – no sanitizer solution for wiping cloths and dishes
Rick's 718 Bar & Lounge, 718 N. Third Ave.
1 non-critical violation – floors under kitchen equipment and shelving soiled
Taco Tierra, 420 S. Green River Road
1 non-critical violation – wipe cloths not stored in sanitizer when not in use
Restaurants with no violations:
Babel Bar Lounge, 323 Main St.
Beans & Baristas, 800 N. Green River Road (Eastland Mall)
Big Top, 1213 W. Maryland St.
Casey's General Store, 3100 N. St. Joseph Ave.
Couzin's Fish & Chicken, 5011 Washington Ave. (Washington Square Mall)
Daily's Annex Bakery & Cafe, 701 N. Main St.
Donut Bank, 2128 First Ave.
Donut Bank, 1950 Washington Ave.
Evansville Christian Life, 509 S. Kentucky Ave.
Fairfield Inn, 7879 Eagle Crest Blvd.
Gardo's Italian Oven, 13220 Darmstadt Road
Gary's Parkway Pizza, 3911 Broadway Ave.
Great American Cookies, 800 N. Green River Road (Eastland Mall)
Hawaiian Snow, 2520 N. St. Joseph Ave.
Highland Inn, 6620 N. First Ave.
Just Cookies, 5011 Washington Ave. (Washington Square Mall)
Kangaroo Express, 960 S. Weinbach Ave.
Lamasco Bar & Grill, 1331 W. Franklin St.
Landmark BBQ, 3901 Broadway Ave.
Lic's Ice Cream, 2001 Washington Ave.
Los Bravos, 4630 W. Lloyd Expressway
Noble Roman's, 5011 Washington Ave. (Washington Square Mall)
Olive Garden, 1100 N. Green River Road
Roly Poly, 5702 E. Virginia St.
Salem Church of Darmstadt, 14134 Darmstadt Road
Sweet Snacks & Cafe, 5011 Washington Ave. (Washington Square Mall)