Restaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert app to discover health violations.
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - In this week's report, we're tracking a popular Dupont spot health inspectors temporarily closed.
To check your favorite restaurant, have a Restaurant Alert smartphone link sent to you by texting FOOD to 25543
Health inspectors closed Cafe Citron, 1343 Connecticut Ave, NW DC and J & P Cafeteria, 1301 4th St, NE DC.
All passed re-inspection and are back in business
The WUSA9 Restaurant Alert app shows a May 7th closure violation at Café Citron on Connecticut Avenue, NW.
The app lists 28 health code violations including "Heavy amount of mouse dropping observed in corners of cook line and on non-food contact surfaces" and "Heavy mold growth observed inside ice machine."
Punch in J and P Cafeteria located on 4th Street, NE and the database shows an April 2nd closure with 14 violations including "Rodent droppings observed at several places inside."
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