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Papa John’s on 30th Avenue Temporarily Closed by Health Dept.

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Jan. 29, 2018 By Tara Law

An Astoria Papa John’s Pizza has been closed temporarily by the Health Department.

The restaurant, located at 49-19 30th Ave, was cited for mice and for not adequately protecting its food from contamination.

The pizzeria was slapped with 41 violations points when it was inspected on Jan 26.

The department wrote it up for the following violations. The first two were listed as critical.

Sanitary Violations

1) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.

2) Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.

3) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.

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Kate monroe

Glad I came across this report… I live down the block and was just going to order from them… never again.

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Hit and Run

Their subcontracted driver hit me in the crosswalk at 30th and Hobart Street. Corporate never responded and Precinct 114 did as little as possible outside of the paperwork.

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Michelle

Right before the Super Bowl too!
As others have mentioned, Mama Carmela’s is right across the street and their pizza is one of the best NY slices in Queens.

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Jason

Their pizza is worse than Domino’s and that really speaks for itself. Companies like Papa John’s show capitalism is a failure at weeding out the weak.

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Andy Sydor

We already lost the Papa John’s on Astoria Boulevard. We can lose this one too. There is no need for chain pizzerias in Astoria. We already have better pizza.

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Anne

Papa John’s should never have been allowed to open at this location with a family owned & run Mama Carmella’s Pizza already right across the street.

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Joe

No offense to Mama Carmella’s but they aren’t good nor are they up on the times with internet based delivery.

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