Original Restaurant Report: Inspectors temporarily shut down historic Chinese Restaurant

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It’s been called one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Jacksonville, but inspectors found some new problems.

Action News Jax’s Ben Becker paid a visit to Chopstick Charley’s off Phillips Highway near Reba Avenue.

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State inspectors found 50 rodent droppings, objectionable odors in a bathroom and several holes in the ceiling. It was temporarily closed.

Elsewhere, 1904 Music Hall Spliff’s Gastropub on North Ocean Street near East Forsyth was cited for 11 roaches, live small flying insects in the kitchen and time/temperature safety violations. It was temporarily closed.

Inspectors say Hawkers on Atlantic Boulevard near 2nd Street had raw animal food stored over ready to eat food, a time/temperature safety violation and equipment not properly air-dried.

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Becker’s final stop, Sushi Palace on Marsh Landing Parkway near JTB was cited for fly sticky tape hanging over food, accumulation of flying insects on sticky tape and raw animal food stored over ready to eat food.

All the restaurants passed follow up inspections.