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Restaurant Inspections: Bread Co. Passes, Vallarta Needs Follow-Up

Check out the round-up of Ballwin and Ellisville-area restaurants and see how they make the grade.

Restaurant inspections are conducted by the St. Louis County Department of Health. Patch has a summary of the public reports affecting area eating and drinking establishments reviewed in the months of August and September.

Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up inspections are noted, other visits are routine.

Vallarta Mexican Restaurant, 16461 Village Plaza View Drive
Inspection date: September 24
Grade: A (93)
Hepatitis A employee records not provided
Discoloration in large ice machine and on cutting boards
Base covering missing around mop sink and water heater area
Follow-up inspection scheduled

Sapporo Sushi, 15583 Manchester Road
Inspection date: August 21
Grade: A (99)
Internal thermometers not visible in all cooling units

Saint Louis Bread Company, 14560 Manchester Road
Inspection date: August 27
Grade: A (99)
Ceiling vents accumulating dust 

Dynasty, 643 Big Bend Road
Inspection date: September 12
Grade: A (94)
Potentially hazardous foods were not date-marked
Some food containers not labeled
Blood-like found in reach-in freezer
Mold-like in dishwash sink and hand sink
Wall damaged in dishwash sink and hand sink areas

Charyl September 27, 2012 at 11:29 AM
Ate at Vallarta 1 x. Never went back. Dirty place. I had ants on my table.

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