Search Violations At Your Favorite Restaurant Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA9) -- You can search for restaurant violations at your favorite restaurants in Montgomery County, the District and Virginia.

WUSA9 has rolled out the mobile Restaurant Alert database which allows you to search DC, Virginia, and Montgomery Co. restaurants in one smartphone app:

Click here:

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See attached video for tips on maneuvering the sites, like ignoring the District's request for a login and password (which are not needed).

Links to search the restaurant inspection databases:

Montgomery County'srestaurant inspection database:

District of Columbia's restaurant violation database:

Virginia's online restaurant inspection database:

How to report violations to health departments

If you identify a health risk at a restaurant, grocery store or other food establishment, a complaint to your local health department would likely result in an official inspection within 48 hours.

We've compiled DMV health department contact information below.

District of Columbia Health Dept.



Montgomery County Health Dept.

phone: 240-777-3986 or Montgomery County 311

Fairfax County Health Dept.

phone: 703-246-2444

Prince George's County Health Dept.

phone: 301-883-7690 or Prince George's County 311

Arlington County Health Dept.

phone: 703-228-7400

Alexandria Health Dept.


phone: 703-746-4910

Loudoun County Health Dept.


phone: 703 777 0234


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