Restaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert app to discover health violations.
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) In this week's Restaurant Alert, there's double trouble at DC's iconic Union Station. Two restaurants closed by inspectors, one cafe cited with a dead, decaying mouse.
DC health inspectors temporarily closed Acropolis, Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE; Center Cafe, Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE and Family Dinette, 511 G Street, NW DC.
Acropolis and Center Cafe passed re-inspection; however, Family Dinette's license had not been restored at the time of publication.
To check your favorite restaurant, have a Restaurant Alert smartphone link sent to you by texting FOOD to 25543
Acropolis, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/4092
In the basement at Union Station, the app shows a May 23rd suspension report at Acropolis citing 21 violations including "dead, decaying mouse observed inside cabinet" and "mouse droppings observed on floors throughout."
Center Cafe, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/4302
Click above for Union Station's Center Café and you'll find an April 28th closure inspection pops up on the Restaurant Alert app reporting 16 violations like "no hand washing" and "roaches and small flies."
Family Dinette, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/2873
If you search the link above for Family Dinette on G Street, NW using the app, you'll discover a May 8th closure noting 26 violations like "several dead cockroaches" and "bare hand contact."
By checking the Restaurant App yourself you can check the most recent and older inspections of any restaurant in DC, Virginia or Montgomery County.
To search the Restaurant Alert app yourself, text the word food to 25543 and we'll send you a link to the WUSA9 Restaurant Alert database.