A Cuban restaurant in the South Downtown district was closed after a health inspector cited multiple health code violations.
According to a report filed with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the restaurant, which is located at 2499 S Orange Avenue, was forced to temporary close its doors on Monday, May 16 after a health inspector cited a dozen violations.
Among the violations were two considered high priority, including the presence of roaches. During the inspection, a total of 31 live roaches and 14 dead roaches were discovered around various portions of the kitchen.
Upon a reinspection on Thursday, May 19, the restaurant was permitted to reopen after no violations remained.