Ooka Sushi, 411 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

Business Info

Restaurant: Ooka Sushi
Address: 411 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia
Total inspections: 4
Last inspection: Oct 20, 2009

Restaurant representatives - add corrected or new information about Ooka Sushi, 411 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA »

Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 2-201.11 - Employees or applicants are not aware of the reporting procedures concerning information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food, including the date of onset of jaundice or of an illness due to Salmonella Typhi, Shigella spp., Escherichia coli O157:H7, Hepatitis A virus or Norovirus.
  • 5-205.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The handwashing sink to the left of the dishwasher is blocked/covered with 2 wooden planks used to store dirty dishes, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing. This was observed in a previous inspection. Employee removed wood.
  • 6-301.12 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing sink in the kitchen.
  • 3-402.12 - No parasite destruction records maintained for raw, raw marinated, partially cooked or marinated-partially cooked fish that are served or sold in ready-to-eat form.
  • 4-501.114 - Critical Repeat Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration at the automatic dishwasher. Cannot use this unit until sanitizer is working. Must use 3 compartment sink, wash, rinse and sanitize.
  • 3-603.11 - Animal food such as beef, eggs, fish, lamb, milk, pork, poultry, or shellfish is served or sold raw, undercooked, or without otherwise being processed to eliminate pathogens, either in Ready-To-Eat form or as an ingredient in another Ready-To-Eat Food..
  • 3-501.13 - Improper methods used to thaw side of beef - in sink with no running water on it.
  • 3-304.14 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use, left on food contact cutting boards.
  • 4-601.11b - Encrusted grease deposits and/or other soil deposits were observed on the food contact surfaces of the following cooking equipment: 1. Storage containers inside prep unit and 2. Rice cooker on table.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the following had accumulations of grime and debris. 1. Hand sink next to dishwasher, 2. dishwasher units (inside and out), 3. Prep unit (inside and out), 4. shelf on storage table (left of 2 dr reach-in freezer)5. Filters over stove and 6. Fryers and stove equipment.
  • 6-501.12 - All walls and floors especially by fryers and stove area have build up of food and debris.
October 20, 2009Routine29Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 27, 2009Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-301.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands.Sushi chef handling raw salmon with bare hands. Emphasized the importance of handwashing and no BHC.
  • 4-501.114 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration. Pump needed to be primed on automatic dishwasher. Discussed the importance of this to be done every morning to ensure sanitizer is at correct strength.
  • 4-903.11 - Clean bowls and dishes were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 5-205.11 - Critical The handwashing facility located to the left of the automatic dishwasher was completly blocked with wooden boards. Other sink to the right of stove had mops etc, preventing employees from washing hands.
  • 6-301.11 - Soap was not provided at any of the 3 handwashing basins.
  • 6-501.16 - Mops and brooms not hung up to air dry. Blocking hand sink.
  • 8-301.11 a 18.1-14 ll - Critical Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public. CFM could not locate curent permit.
February 09, 2009Routine53Details / Comments
  • 3-301.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with a cup and not a scoop.
  • 3-304.14 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 4-201.11 - The microwave oven is not designed and constructed to be durable.
  • 4-601.11 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: ice machine
September 24, 2008Routine--Details / Comments

October 20, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Note : Odor present just inside door into kitchen - may be coming from floor drains or grease trap. Follow up inspection on Nov 2nd to inspect corrections of the above violations.Dishwasher not to be used until sanitizer strength is corrected, use 3 compartment sink to wash, rinse and sanitize.

February 27, 2009 (Follow-up)

All violations corrected. Recommended for permit renewal. CFM will put customer advisory in new menu.

February 09, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Will reinspect facility on Feb 27th for corrected violations. Left FHC class schedule with CFM, also Chinese class - all employees must obtain FHC. No Customer Advisory on menu.

September 24, 2008 (Routine)


Do you have any questions you'd like to ask about Ooka Sushi? Post them here so others can see them and respond.

Ooka Sushi respresentatives - respond and add information

Write your review!

Your Ratings

You can rate this restaurant in different categories from 1 star (worst) to 5 stars (best) or leave category unrated


Your Review

Would you recommend Ooka Sushi to others? (optional)
Add photo of Ooka Sushi (optional)
Add more info about the restaurant »

About You

Your nickname:

Optional Verification

(additional info to increase the weight and the placement of your review and ratings)

Real Name:
Email (won't be published):
Date and time of your visit to this restaurant:
Phone number (won't be published):
Leave your signature»

Recently added reviews

Name City Users' Rating
Pizza Hut #4536Norfolk, VA
Wendy'sNorfolk, VA
Hardee'sNorfolk, VA
Taco Bell #22868Norfolk, VA
Norview Community CenterNorfolk, VA
Plaza Del SolNorfolk, VA
Sharkey's Wing & Rib JointRadford, VA
Sonic Drive-In of DenbighNewport News, VA
Pizza Hut #4548Richmond, VA
SubwaySpringfield, VA

Restaurants in neighborhood


Guadalajara Bar & Grill
The Granby Theater/Dine
Bobbie B's Deli
Scotty Quixx
Rama Garden
Monastery Restaurant
Bodega On Granby
Sirena Cucina Italiana

Create your own business profile on city-data.com. It's completely free!
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: