These food establishments were closed because of health code violations. The list, compiled from health department reports, reflects actions taken by the departments.


Heller’s Bakery

3221 Mount Pleasant St. NW

Closed last Thursday for operating without a certified food manager and failure to minimize vermin and insects. Reopened that day.

Mart Liquors

2931 Martin Luther King Ave. SE

Closed Jan. 9 for operating without a license.


No new closures were reported.


El Tio Tex-Mex Grill

7630 Lee Hwy., Falls Church

Closed Jan. 19 for operating without hot water. Reopened that day.

Life Cafe

9602 Main St., Fairfax

Closed Jan. 20 for operating without a certified food manager. Reopened that day.

— Compiled by Terence McArdle