Restaurant Closures, San Bernardino County Inspections, Dec. November – San Bernardino Sun

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities that San Bernardino County’s health inspectors temporarily closed between November 12 and 18, 2021 due to impending health hazards.

Crazy Chicken, 4200 Chino Hills Parkway Suite 210, Chino Hills

  • Closed: 15th of November
  • Degree: Not graded (last was 90 / A on October 12th)
  • Reason: Rodent infestation. An inspector first visited on November 2nd in response to a complaint about rodents. The manager was aware of the problem and agreed to close it. The inspector also saw liquid waste pouring from the ice machine’s drain pipe onto the floor. The restaurant called pest control that caught a few rats in the ceiling and fixed the plumbing so the restaurant was allowed to reopen the next day. But during a follow-up on November 15, the inspector found dozens of fresh droppings, including in a box of sealed take-away cups, on boxes of soda syrup, and under the grill. The person in charge said the pest control still comes every few days and they recently caught another rat.
  • Opened again: After pest control caught four more rodents on November 16, a hole in one of the outer walls was closed and the facility cleaned. The restaurant planned to have a daily pest control service for the next week.

Notice of Confidentiality Checks

Here are selected inspections of facilities that were not closed but had other serious problems.

Bloomington Market, at 18484 Valley Blvd. in Bloomington, was inspected on November 17th and rated 80 / B with two critical violations. One related to the good condition of food: the inspector found six badly dented food cans and a large build-up of mold and slime in the ice machine, contaminating the ice. Another related to unclean surfaces that came in contact with food: the soda nozzles had slime and mold inside, and the owner mistakenly thought that dishes and other surfaces should not be disinfected. Among the nine other violations, there was a large amount of rodent droppings on the floor of a storage area; The owner said the property had a problem some time ago and fixed it, but the area had not been cleaned.

Carnitas Quiroga, at 16110 Ceres Ave. Suite 102 at Fontana was inspected on November 16 and given a grade of 80 / B with a critical violation. The staff wore latex gloves, which are prohibited in California restaurants. Among the nine other violations, containers of carnitas, cheese, and fried chicken tortillas had unsafe temperatures and there was black mold in the ice machine (no contact with ice).

Chillies Grill & Bar, at 15252 Summit Ave. in Fontana, was inspected on November 12th in response to a complaint that the cooks did not wash their hands. It received the grade 76 / C with four critical violations. An employee did not wash their hands. The high temperature dishwasher did not have enough hot water and did not dispense disinfectant. And two critical violations involved food with unsafe temperatures in the walk-in refrigerator and another cool box. Among the four other violations, the sink had no soap and 19 employees did not have the required grocer IDs.

Updates in the last few weeks

the Panda Express at 745 E. Hospitality Lane Suite A in San Bernardino, which was closed on November 10 for a cockroach infestation, was allowed to reopen on November 12 on the condition that it receives a follow-up examination in three days because the inspector was a dying nymph found cockroach under the stove. When the inspector returned on November 15, the restaurant was closed for a thorough cleaning and there were no signs of cockroaches.

Programming note

This list will take a week off for Thanksgiving next week. All closings are reported in the list for the following week.

  • No Hot Water, Unsafe Food Temperatures: Restaurant Closures, Riverside County Inspections May 12-18 November

  • Roaches, Broken Fridge, No Hot Water: Restaurant Closures, Riverside County Inspections, May 5-11 November

  • Roaches, Rodents, Sewage: Restaurant Closures, San Bernardino County Inspections, May 5-11 November

  • Failed on probation, no hot water: restaurant closings, inspections in Riverside County, Oct. 29-Nov. 4th

  • Roaches, Rodents: San Bernardino County Restaurant Closures, Oct. 29-Nov. 4th

About this list

This list will be published online on Fridays. Any updates when restaurants reopen will be added to the list for the next week.

All food establishments in the county are routinely checked to make sure they meet health regulations. A facility loses four points for every critical violation and one to three points for minor violations. An A grade (90 to 100 points) is considered “generally superior”, a B grade (80 to 89) as “generally acceptable” and a C grade (70 to 79) as “generally not acceptable “And needs a follow-up inspection. A facility will be temporarily closed if it is below 70 or has a critical violation that cannot be resolved immediately.

For more information on inspections of this or other San Bernardino County restaurants, visit To file a health complaint, go to or call 800-442-2283.

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