Restaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert app to discover health violations.

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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --In this week's Restaurant Alert, big name chains with big time violations.

Click here to see our updated list showing hundreds of area closures: http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/2014/03/20/restaurant-inspection-washington-dc/6660161/

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Health inspectors temporarily closed Subway, 1363 Wisconsin Avenue, NW DC; Subway, 1101 4th Street, SW DC; and, Papa John's 3548 East Capitol Street, NE DC.

To check your favorite restaurant, have a Restaurant Alert smartphone link sent to you by texting FOOD to 25543

All the restaurants passed re-inspection and reopened.

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Subway, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/719

With the link above open the inspection history of Subway located at 1363 Wisconsin Avenue, NW on the Restaurant Alert app.

You'll find a May 29th closure report documenting 12 violations including operating a food establishment with no hot water.

Subway, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/702

Click on the 1101 4th Street, SW Subway location and you will find a June 4th report. The app shows 9 violations including "cold food items are held at improper temperatures."

Papa John's, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/1502

The link above is for Papa John's at 3548 East Capitol Street, NE. The app pulls up a June 14th closure violation noting 7 violations including "roach and old mice droppings seen in storage room."

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.

Health inspectors temporarily closed Subway, 1363 Wisconsin Avenue, NW DC; Subway, 1101 4th Street, SW DC; and, Papa John's 3548 East Capitol Street, NE DC.

To check your favorite restaurant, have a Restaurant Alert smartphone link sent to you by texting FOOD to 25543

All the restaurants passed re-inspection and reopened.

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