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


10th Street Market

1000 S St. NW

Closed May 6 for operating without a license and a certified food manager.

Minnesota Food Mart

3728 Minnesota Ave NE

Closed May 7 because of insects, rodents and other pests and for operating without a manager on duty.

Moby Dick House of Kabob

1070 31st St. NW

Closed May 10 for operating without a license.


1344 U St. NW

Closed May 4 because of gross insanitary conditions including vermin. Reopened May 7.


Crossroads BBQ and Grill

387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville

Closed May 8 because of plumbing issues. Reopened the next day.

DC Mini Mart and Deli

2319 Varnum St., Mount Rainier

Closed May 10 for operating without a license. Reopened that day.


No new closures were reported.

— Compiled by Terence McArdle