List of DC restaurants closed most for health violations

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - DC's Department of Health has released a list of 21 food establishments closed twice or more since January 2011 for health department violations.

Officials released the list in response to a WUSA9 investigation into health department policies regarding repeat restaurant offenders.

In the WUSA9 investigation, DOH acknowledged it does not seek permanent closures of repeat offenders as a spokeswoman had previously claimed and announced enforcement changes in response to our inquiry.

See investigation here:


Bistro 18, 2420 18th St NW

Chen's Gourmet Carryout, 5117 MacArthur Blvd NW

Cosi, 700 11th St NW

Grand China Carryout, 6925 Blair Rd NW

Heritage India, 1633 P St NW (including sister restaurants at same location operating as Cafe Mirasol, Skewers, Cafe Luna, and Malgudi's)

Heritage India, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Jenny's, 1000 Water St. NW

Jolt N Bolt, 1918 18th St NW

Jumbo Slice Pizza, 1344 U St NW

Kelly Cajun Grill, 1825 I St NW

LA Café, 1825 I St NW

Lori's Gift Shop at Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum St. NE

Lucky Corner Store, 5433 Georgia Ave NW

McDonald's, 841 H St NE

Montana Liquor, 1801 Montana Ave NE

New Big Wong, 610 H St. NE

New York Pizza, 2 Florida Ave NE

Popeye's Chicken, 601 Malcolm X Avenue (Portland St SE)

Sawah Diner, 2222 18th St NW

Tackle Box, 3425 M St NW

Vittorio Pizzeria, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE

Wings to Go, 3502 12 St NE


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