Lafayette Restaurants With the Most Health Violations in August
According to the Daily Advertiser, there were almost 1400 health violations by Lafayette Parish restaurants in the month of August. The news outlet listed the top six restaurants, all in Lafayette, cited for food safety violations by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (LDH) in the month of August.
El Paso Mexican Grill
El Paso Mexican Grill located at 1809 W. Pinhook Road in Lafayette was served 17 total violations, 6 were considered critical. The violations included the presence of roaches and food prepared in the restaurant not dated for expiration. Several critical violations were corrected at the time of inspection. See complete inspection details.
Olde Tyme Grocery
Old Tyme Grocery, an Acadiana icon, located at 218 W. St. Mary Blvd in Lafayette was handed 19 violations total, 5 critical. Flies in the establishment were one violation. Most of the critical violations were corrected at the time of inspection. See complete inspection details.
Red Anchor Cajun Seafood Restaurant & Bar
Red Anchor Cajun Seafood Restaurant & Bar located at 5621 Johnston Street in Lafayette had a total of 23 violations in August, with 7 considered critical. Chemicals near food, water supply quality issues and several other violations were found. Most of the critical violations were corrected during inspection. See complete inspection details.
Tampico Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Tampico Mexican Restaurant & Cantina located at 5713 Johnston Street in Lafayette took 14 violations in the month of August, 9 were critical. Violations included a dirty can opener, containers not labeled and an employee being caught not washing their hands. All critical violations were corrected immediately. See complete inspection details.
Daiquiris Supreme located at 4680 Johnston Street in Lafayette was presented with a total of 17 violations all occurring in August, 9 critical. Flies and cleanliness of certain equipment were cited in the list of violations. Half of the critical violations were corrected at the time of inspection. See complete inspection details.
Piccadilly Restaurant located at 100 Arnold Blvd. in Lafayette had the most violations in August with a total of 29, 11 critical. Flies, roaches, food separation and more helped the legendary restaurant take the top honors. Some violations were corrected on site.
See the complete Daily Advertiser story here.
(Source: Daily Advertiser)