These food establishments were closed for health code violations. The list, compiled from health department reports, reflects actions taken by the health departments through Monday. View Virginia restaurant inspection reports at

The District

B & J Carryout

238 Rhode Island Ave. NW

Closed July 27 for inadequate hand washing facilities, insufficient plumbing, unsuitable food contact surfaces, inadequate temperatures of refrigerated and frozen foods, rodents, inadequate and unclean storage areas and improper operating methods.


Shin Shin Carry Out

6120 Marlboro Pike, District Heights

Closed Aug. 9 for failing to comply with health department requirements.

Video Warehouse

6471 Marlboro Pike, District Heights

Food service closed July 29 for failure to correct violations.


Aabshaar Sweets Restaurant

6550 Backlick Rd., Springfield

Closed Aug. 5 for unsanitary conditions because of inadequate refrigeration. Reopened last Thursday.

Bowl America

6450 Edsall Rd., Alexandria

Food service closed last Thursday for unsanitary conditions. Reopened the same day.

International House of Pancakes

7694 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria

Closed Aug. 9 for unsanitary conditions and no hot water. Reopened the same day.

Oriental Express

6063 Centreville Crest Lane, Centreville

Closed Friday for roach infestation. Reopened Saturday.

Outback Steakhouse

9579 Braddock Rd., Fairfax

Closed Aug. 8 for inadequate refrigeration. Reopened Aug. 9.

Pasta Pizza Stop

6410 Landsdowne Center Dr., Alexandria

Closed last Thursday for roach infestation.

Shiney's Sweets and Restaurant

4231-D Markham St., Annandale

Closed Aug. 4 for an imminent health hazard because of unsanitary conditions. Reopened Aug. 10.

Sichuan Cafe

6351 Rolling Rd., Springfield

Closed Aug. 8 for roach infestation and no hot water. Reopened Aug. 9.


10760 Lee Hwy., Fairfax

Closed Aug. 10 for no certified food manager. Reopened the same day.

-- Compiled by BRUCE C.T. WRIGHT