Sharx's Sports Bar and Grill, 211 21st Street, Virginia Beach, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Restaurant: Sharx's Sports Bar and Grill
Address: 211 21st Street, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Phone: (757) 491-4900
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: Oct 16, 2009

Restaurant representatives - add corrected or new information about Sharx's Sports Bar and Grill, 211 21st Street, Virginia Beach, VA »


Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) potentially hazardous foods in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 3330 - Critical Repeat Working containers of chemicals cleaners are not properly labeled.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents. (Door behind beer cooler room)
  • 2020 A (single-service/single-use) - Single-service or single-use articles not handled, displayed, or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
October 16, 2009Routine22Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Repeat Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. (Walk in freezer)
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: can opener
  • 1790 - The food contact equipment surface of the pizza pans is observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1790 - The cavity of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
July 17, 2009Routine04Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints. (Beard Restraints)**
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0830 - Critical The ready-to-eat (RTE) commercially processed hazardous foods (milk, half and half,sour cream)in the refrigeration unit was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration. (Over 200 ppm)
  • 2020 A (Utensils) - Cleaned and sanitized utensils not handled, displayed, or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
  • 3330 - Critical Working containers of chemical cleaners are not properly labeled.
April 02, 2009Routine43Details / Comments
  • 0470 A 4 - Corrected During Inspection Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: chicken tenders (reach in freezer)
  • 0930 - Critical The raw and/or undercooked foods provided on the menu, menu board, table tent or brochure do not provide a disclosure statement. (The items are not marked on the menu that are served cooked to order)
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration. (Tested 0 ppm)
November 07, 2008Routine21Details / Comments
  • 0380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food packages are not in good condition or the integrity of the package contents are not protected from adulteration or potential contaminants (ex: dented food cans)
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw food of animal origin holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the bar display refrigerator; refrigerated drawers
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: interior of ice machine..
  • 2020 - Utensils were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 3220 - Repeat Mops not hung up to air dry.
August 20, 2008Routine33Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly used.
  • 1320 - The temperature measuring device located in refrigerated drawersis not easily readable.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the low boy refrigerator unit are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor and wall juncture under handwashing sink in kitchen not sealed.
  • 3220 - Repeat Mops not hung up to air dry.
March 21, 2008Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0470 A 4 - Corrected During Inspection Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: raw animal foods
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor wall juncturelocated under warewashing sink is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor and wall juncture located under warewashing sink not sealed.
December 21, 2007Routine02Details / Comments
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the display refrigerator behind bar/ice cream freezer.
  • 1590 - Corrected During Inspection The microwave oven was found in a state of repair and condition that may result in human exposure to radiation leakage.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Underside lid on ice machine.
  • 2010 - Corrected During Inspection Clean equipment/utensils were found stored at the under handwashing sink.
  • 2020 - Unwrapped knives, forks, or spoons were not stored at wait station with the handles up.
  • 2020 - Straws (bar); straws (kids cups) were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2830 - Floor and wall juncture under three compartment sink is in disrepair and not sealed.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
  • 3330 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Working containers of cleaners are not properly labeled.
September 06, 2007Routine36Details / Comments
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) rice in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the refrigerated drawers.
  • 2000 - Clean utensils were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 3270 - Critical Methods are not being used to control pests. Fruit flies evident.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of toxic cleaners are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
June 04, 2007Routine32Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in.
  • 0480 - Corrected During Inspection Unlabeled food containers. (flour)
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 1570 - Drain tube was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1570 - Ice build up in the ice cream chest, observed in a condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: interior of the oven.
  • 3045 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
March 15, 2007Routine25Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the freezer.
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1790 - The interior of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
  • 2000 - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination.
  • 2260 - Critical Backflow or backsiphonage prevention device not available on threaded faucet as required by law.
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at the bar hand sink and in the ladies restroom.
November 06, 2006Routine24Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.Food on the floor of the walk in freezer
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces:Clean pans put away wet..
  • 3180 - Cooling unit fan covers in the walk in refrigerator noted in need of cleaning.
June 26, 2006Routine03Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.The ice scoop
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly used.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 2890 - Repeat Light bulb in the prep area is not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3170 - Repeat The ceiling panel in the prep area is not maintained in good repair
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
March 07, 2006Routine07Details / Comments
  • 0530 - Packaged food stored in direct contact with ice.
  • 0610 - Boxes of food stored less than 6" above the floor inside walk-in freezer.
  • 3080 - Fluorescent lights where water heater is stored needs repair.
  • 3170 - Missing ceiling tiles in back area need replacement.
September 22, 2005Routine04Details / Comments
  • 1550 - The space between the wall by walk-in cooler needs to be sealed. (IN PROCESS)
  • 2260 - Critical Food preparation sink hard plumbed to main water supply system. (OPERATOR CONTACTED REPAIR PERSON-IN PROCESS)
  • 2890 - Fluorescent lights in staff restroom area not protected against breakage by a shield. (IN PROCESS)
  • 2920 - Staff toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door. (IN PROCESS)
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the dry storage area. (IN PROCESS)
  • 3170 - Floor tile under dishwashing unit is not maintained in good repair (IN PROCESS)
April 14, 2005Routine15Details / Comments
  • 1550 - The space between the wall by walk-in cooler needs to be sealed. (IN PROCESS)
  • 2260 - Critical Food preparation sink hard plumbed to main water supply system. (OPERATOR CONTACTED REPAIR PERSON-IN PROCESS)
  • 2890 - Fluorescent lights in staff restroom area not protected against breakage by a shield. (IN PROCESS)
  • 2920 - Staff toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door. (IN PROCESS)
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the dry storage area. (IN PROCESS)
  • 3170 - Floor tile under dishwashing unit is not maintained in good repair (IN PROCESS)
April 14, 2005Routine15Details / Comments

October 16, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed for correction.

July 17, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed for correction. Discussed information on employee health policy. Kepp up the good work!

April 02, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed for correction. Cleaning looks good throughout kitchen/bar area.

November 07, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed for correction.Menu items for correction dicussed. Keep up the great work!

August 20, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Watch fruit flies and potential harborage areas behind the bar area. Discussed employee health policy.

March 21, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Vioaltions discussed for correction. New regulatiosn discussed; Lemon (delivery to table); Kitchen being well maintained/clean. Recommend rubber mats for cutting boards. Recommend planing cutting boards for resurfacing.

December 21, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

September 06, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed vioaltions with general manager/kitchen manager. Both managers have registered for the certified food managers course. Establishment appears to be in clean condition.

June 04, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed for correction. Certified manager's certificate not available.

March 15, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
All violations discussed with manager.

November 06, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Violations discussed for correction. Certified food manager advised to register with Virginia Beach Health Department.

June 26, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Facility not open to the public at time of inspection.Violations discussed for correction.

March 07, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
All violations discussed with the manager and corrections made.

September 22, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Overall, facility appears to be clean and kept well-maintained. Chef thermometer available-discussed calibrating. Hands washed at appropriate times today. Chlorine sanitizing solution available. Chemical test kit available. Date marking observed-assessed system.

April 14, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
All handsinks fully stocked with soap and paper towels. Chemical dishwasher appears to be functioning (50-100ppm). Chemical test kit available. Facility appears to meet substantial compliance once items have been completed. Operator should contact our office once issues have been addressed. Facility is ok to open-permit has been issued.

April 14, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
All handsinks fully stocked with soap and paper towels. Chemical dishwasher appears to be functioning (50-100ppm). Chemical test kit available. Facility appears to meet substantial compliance once items have been completed. Operator should contact our office once issues have been addressed. Facility is ok to open-permit has been issued.

Do you have any questions you'd like to ask about Sharx's Sports Bar and Grill? Post them here so others can see them and respond.

×
Sharx's Sports Bar and Grill 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

Food:
Service:
Price:
Ambience:
Cleanliness:

Your Review


Would you recommend Sharx's Sports Bar and Grill to others? (optional)
  
Add photo of Sharx's Sports Bar and Grill (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
A Bite of MaineVirginia Beach, VA
*****
Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers (01-0576)Virginia Beach, VA
*
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza (01-0401)Virginia Beach, VA
Wing KingVirginia Beach, VA
*•
Sonic Drive-InVirginia Beach, VA
****
Virginia Beach Healthcare & RehabilitationVirginia Beach, VA
*
Back Bay Gourmet/Super SuppersVirginia Beach, VA
*****
Captain George's Seafood RestaurantVirginia Beach, VA
****
Rally'sVirginia Beach, VA
*****
Domino's Pizza #4314Woodbridge, VA
*

Restaurants in neighborhood

Name

Peabody's
Zero's Subs
Subway
Albie's Pizza
Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant
McDonald's #3451
Edge
Pizza Hut #4571

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