Establishment Closings

The inspection and regulation of food establishments and other facilities in Alabama is the responsibility of the Alabama Department of Public Health environmental staff at the county health departments and the Division of Food, Milk and Lodging (FML). The Department issues enforcement actions where immediate hazards exist or where compliance is not obtained voluntarily.

An establishment is required to immediately cease operations in the event of any of the following: extended interruption of electrical or water service, complete lack of refrigeration, complete lack of hot water, sewage backup, misuse of poisonous or toxic materials, onset of an apparent foodborne illness outbreak, or other circumstance that may endanger public health, including an inspection score of less than sixty. Operations are not resumed until an inspection indicates conditions constituting an imminent health risk and a substantial hazard no longer exist.

Below is a list of recent (within the last 90 days) enforcement actions for food service establishments, lodging facilities and body art facilities. In most instances conditions are corrected and the establishment can reopen within a few hours. To verify the current status of a particular establishment, contact the Environmental Office of the local county health department.

Food Establishments

Moe's Original Bar B Que
127 Holmes Avenue, Suite 103
Huntsville, AL 35801
05/22/2020
Purpose: Employees of the establishment were not wearing masks or facial coverings at all times while in regular interaction with patrons or guests

Payless Brothers, LLC
6109 Highway 53 
Harvest, AL 35749
05/14/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of water

Flava's Bar & Lounge
311 South Wilson Avenue
Prichard, AL 36610
05/13/2020
Purpose: Establishment was serving food without a valid permit from the health department

TRAP Chicken & Waffles (mobile) 
311 South Wilson Avenue
Prichard, AL 36610
05/13/2020
Purpose: Operating non-approved mobile food unit without a permit from the health department 

Kwik Mart
2949 Forbes Drive
Montgomery, AL 36110
05/11/2020
Purpose: Operating without access to working restrooms

Microtel Inn Kitchen/Breakfast
6331 Interstate Drive
Cottondale, AL 35453
05/08/2020
Purpose: Insect infestation

Sonic Drive In #1114
2120 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35810
05/07/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Sonic Drive In #4108
7871 Highway 72 West
Madison, AL 35758
05/07/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Taylor's Restaurant
808 Ronnie McDowell Avenue 
Russellville, AL 35653
05/05/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Rick's BBQ 
2501 Woodward Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
05/05/2020
Purpose: Operating without toilet facilities

Trattoria Pizza & Italian
11611 US Highway 31
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
05/01/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Dollar General #1673
15304 Court Street
Moulton, AL 35650
05/01/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of sewage disposal and running water

Moe's BBQ
701 Springhill Avenue
Mobile, AL 36602
05/01/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink 

Bellini's Ristorante & Bar
6801 Cahaba Valley Road
Suite 106
Hoover, AL 35242
04/20/2020
Purpose: Gross insanitary condition as a result of the fire suppression system discharging in the kitchen

Circle K #2723728
6718 Highway 69 South
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
04/09/2020
Purpose: Rodent infestation

Hardee's
6718 Highway 69 South
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
04/07/2020
Purpose: Rodent infestation

Taco Bell #23772
621 McMeans Avenue
Bay Minette, AL 36507
04/06/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

McDonald's #3267
2101 Ross Clark Circle
Dothan, AL 36301
03/30/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water and floor drains backing up

Sonic Drive In #4108
7871 Highway 72 West
Madison, AL 35758
03/30/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Boarhog's Barbeque
2064 Highway 72 East #C
Huntsville, AL 35811
03/27/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Cardinal Drive-In
602 4th Street West
Red Bay, AL 35582
03/26/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink 

Mrs. Story's Dairy Bar
1900 Pepperell Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
03/26/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

M & P Lounge
453 Bayshore Avenue
Mobile, AL 36607
03/23/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

M & H Food Mart, Inc. 
9224 Highway 243
Phil Campbell, AL 35581
03/23/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Tailgaters Inc.
2190 Winchester Drive, Suite B
Huntsville, AL 35811
03/20/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Taqueria Los Primos
4429 Troy Highway
Montgomery, AL 36116
03/20/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink

Popeye's Chicken 
5478 Highway 280 
Harpersville, AL 35078
03/18/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food service establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink for one week

Good Ole Boys BBQ, IV
16634 Highway 280 
Chelsea, AL 35043
03/18/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food service establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink for one week

Burger King - Harpersville
5482 Highway 280
Harpersville, AL 35078
03/18/2020
Purpose: Establishment continued to allow on-premises consumption of food or drink after State Health Officer issued an order that no Priority Category 3 food service establishment permit on-premises consumption of food or drink for one week

Village Mercantile Coffee & Cones
925 B Beach Club Trail
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
03/13/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant #1221
2700 Eastern Bypass
Montgomery, AL 36117
03/13/2020
Purpose: Unsecured grease trap man hole cover

Crossroads Marathon
7913 Highway 87
Elba, AL 36323
03/13/2020
Purpose: Unsecured grease trap man hole cover

Chicken Salad Chick
1802 US Highway 98, Unit F
Daphne, AL 36526
03/13/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of water

Good Timez Billiards Inc.
6241 University Drive, Suite D
Huntsville, AL 35806
03/11/2020
Purpose: Unsecured grease trap man hole cover

O'Charley's
725 Schillinger Road
Mobile, AL 36695
03/11/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Danny's Southern Cooking
22697 Highway 59
Roberstdale, AL 36567
03/10/2020
Purpose: The establishment was closed by the city building department for fire code violations discovered after a recent fire

AFC Sushi @ Publix
1325 Montclair Road 
Birmingham, AL 35210
03/10/2020
Purpose: Condensation leak from the ceiling in the food preparation area

Publix Seafood 
1325 Montclair Road
Birmingham, AL 35210
03/10/2020
Purpose: Condensation leak from the ceiling in the food preparation area

The Yu Bar & Grill
163 Eastern Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36117
03/05/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of water

Archibald & Woodrow's BBQ
4215 Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
03/04/2020
Purpose: Roof leak in the kitchen affecting the walk-in cooler

Magic Wok 
401 19th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233
03/04/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Chili's Grill & Bar #1814
8628 Highway 72 W
Madison, AL 35757
03/03/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Daylight Donuts
1701 2nd Avenue SW
Cullman, AL 35055
03/03/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

KFC
1653 Center Point Road
Center Point, AL 35215
03/02/2020
Purpose: Water leaking from ventilation hood next to the fryers

ASU Acadome Kitchen
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
02/28/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

ASU Acadome Sky Lounge
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
02/28/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

ASU Acadome Concession #10
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
02/28/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

ASU Acadome Concession #3
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
02/28/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

ASU Acadome Concession #5
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
02/28/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Meridian Street Hop-In
3310 Meridian Street NE
Huntsville, AL 35811
02/25/2020
Purpose: Unsecured grease trap man hole cover

Circle K/Kangaroo Express #2723677
6278 University Drive
Huntsville, AL 35806
02/24/2020
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

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Lodging Facilities

Towne Place Suites
201 Retail Drive
Dothan, AL 36303
04/17/2020
Purpose: Room #232 was found to be contaminated with live insects, specifically bed bugs

Budget Inn
701 Highway 431
Roanoke, AL 36274
03/31/2020
Purpose: Rooms #100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 250, 260, 270, 280, and 290 were found to be without hot water

Red Roof Inn
1600 Rainbow Drive
Gadsden, AL 35901
02/27/2020
Purpose: Room #221 was found to be contaminated with live insects, specifically bed bugs

In most cases closure orders for hotels only affect one room or a small number of rooms and not the entire facility. To verify the current status of a particular establishment, contact the Environmental Office of the local county health department.

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Body Art Facilities

There are currently no closures reported for body art facilities. 

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Page last updated: May 24, 2020