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


China Dragon Carryout

1439 11th St. NW

Closed July 23 for a mice infestation, obstructed grease trap water line and operating without a certified food manager. Reopened Friday.


Briggs Chaney Deli

13832 Outlet Dr., Silver Spring

Closed July 23 for a sewage backup. Reopened that day.

Capitol Seafood and Crab

6326 Marlboro Pike, District Heights

Closed July 22 for a roach infestation and unsanitary conditions.

China Palace

1500 University Blvd., Hyattsville

Closed July 15 because of mouse and roach infestations, adulterated food and unclean food contact surfaces. Reopened that day.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

13501 Connecticut Ave., Aspen Hill

Closed July 23 for operating without hot water. Reopened that day.


No new closures were reported.

— Compiled by Terence McArdle