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Live roaches found inside Jacksonville restaurant

Restaurant Report: St. Johns County restaurant closes over repeat violations

JACKSONVILLE, Fla – Roaches and flying insects are the reasons one local restaurant was closed last week.

Tacos Bella

Inspectors closed Tacos Bella off of Normandy over its sink not having hot water so workers could not properly wash their hands.

It was forced to close but reopened the next day.

Failing Inspection | Follow-up Inspection

Philip Sushi on Philips Highway

Bugs were to blame for the closure at Philip Sushi.

Live and dead roaches were found on cooking equipment, under the sink, and in other places around the kitchen. The report said one employee even killed and threw away a roach during the inspection.

Small insects were also flying in the kitchen mainly in the open dumpster area.

Philip Sushi reopened two days after an emergency closure.

Failing Inspection | Failing Inspection | Passing Inspection