Albuquerque Restaurant Inspections for March 7, 2022


GREEN: No infraction or minor infraction corrected on the spot.

YELLOW: Certain violations that may or may not have been corrected on the spot; some corrective action is required, but no demotion or closure is required.

RED: Major violations presenting imminent danger and requiring immediate demotion or closure.

DOWNGRADE: The restaurant has not yet been forced to close immediately, but the public should only eat there at their own risk.

CLOSING: Immediate closure. A corrective action plan with a mandatory compliance schedule and reopening inspection will be required.


Barbacoa El Primo, 1300 San Mateo SE (February 18)

Milestone Montessori Child Care, 502 Louisiana SE (February 18)

Dillard’s, 155 Winrock NE (February 18)

Transitional Living Services, 4020 Central SE (February 18)

Christy Mae Restaurant, 1400 San Pedro NE (February 18)

The Vitamin Shoppe, 6010 Menaul NE (February 18)

Holiday Inn Express, 2500 Menaul NE (February 18)

Maverik Country Store, 7700 Los Volcanes NW (February 18)

Avamere Rehab at Fiesta Park, 8820 Horizon NE (February 18)

Shape Up Nutrition, 6001 Lomas NE (February 18)

Bea’s New Mexican Restaurant, 8603 Zuni SE (February 18)

Days Inn & Suites, 5101 Ellison NE (February 18)

Morningstar Memory Care in North Ridge, 8101 Palomas NE (February 18)

Swire Coca-Cola, 7901 Los Volcanes NW (February 18)

Umami Moto, 6320 Zuni SE (February 17) – mobile food unit

Ramada by Wyndham Midtown, 2020 Menaul NE (February 17)

Caveman Burgers & Tacos, 6205 Central NW (February 17)

Olympia Cafe, 2210 Central SE (February 17)

Springstone Montessori School, 1615 Randolph SE (February 17)

Panaderia Nissi, 5903 Central NW (February 17)

Gibson Medical Center Cafeteria, 5400 Gibson SE (February 17)

El Romero Terrace, 8100 Central SE (February 17)

Red Roof Inn, 2015 Menaul NE (February 17)

Round One Entertainment, 6600 Menaul NE (February 17)

La Quinta Suites, 2011 Menaul NE (February 17)

Vinaigrette, 1828 Central SW (February 16)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 4320 The 25 NE (February 16)

Slapfish, 6400 Holly NE (February 16)

Jason’s Deli, 2105 Louisiana NE (February 16)

Presbyterian Hospital, 1100 Central SE (February 16) – kitchen, gift shop

Subway, 5850 Eubank NE (February 16)

Subway, 1100 Central SE (February 16)

Dairy Queen, 5900 Eubank NE (February 16)

Carl’s Jr., 800 Broadway NE (February 16)

Naan & Dosa, 6501 Wyoming NE (February 16)

Duran Central Pharmacy, 1815 Central NW (February 16)

Burger King, 101 Lomas NE (February 16)

Burger King, 7101 Lomas NE (February 16)

Walgreens, 5850 Eubank NE (February 16)

Wienerschnitzel, 2551 Corona NW (February 15)

Good 2 Go Stores, 1401 Broadway SE (February 15)

Little Butterflies Learning Center, 11216 Phoenix NE (February 15)

La Tienda, 701 Old Coors SW (February 15)

Smith’s, 1313 Carlisle NE (February 15)

El Bronco, 301 Old Coors SW (February 15)

La Petite Academy, 12215 Towner NE (February 15)

Carniceria La Especial, 633 Old Coors SW (February 15)

Rust is Gold Coffee, 3732 Eubank NE (February 15)

La Petite Academy, 5212 Homestead NE (February 15)

Juanis Kitchen Home of the Tamales, 5010 Cutler NE (February 15)

Sandia View Fountain Hill, 4551 Vista Fuente NW (February 15)

Dunkin Donuts, 4201 Wyoming NE (February 15)

McDonald’s, 925 San Pedro NE (February 15)

Cuidando Los Niños Inc., 1500 Walter SE (February 15)

Kinder Quest Inc., 4598 Paradise NW (February 15)

Mexico Lindo, 1725 Broadway SE (February 15)

Sandia Learning Center, 2433 Chelwood NE (February 15)

South Valley Prep, 2551 Karsten SE (February 14)

Kidz Academy Preschool, 10751 Fineland NW (February 14)

Casa de la Reina, 3508 Reina NE (February 14)

Einstein Bros. Bagels, 5010 Cutler NE (February 14)

Shogun Japanese Restaurant, 3310 Central SE (February 14)

Salvation Army Kitchen, 400 John SE (February 14)

Starbucks, 800 Broadway NE (February 14)

Weck’s, 933 San Mateo NE (February 14)

Cielos Abiertos Assisted Living, 3111 Toreador NE (February 14)

CASA, 2540 Karsten SE (February 14)

Turning Point Detox, 9808 Claremont NE (February 14)

Starbucks, 4407 Lomas NE (February 14)

Paleta Bar, 12501 Candelaria NE (February 14)

Boxing Bear Brewing Co., 12501 Candelaria NE (February 14)

Preschool Printing, 4301 Atrisco NW (February 14)

Five Below, 3601 Old Airport NW (February 14)

Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home, 5700 Winter Haven NW (February 14)


None listed


El Botanero de Guaymas LLC., 475 Coors NW (February 18)


The responsible person observed was unable to respond to the inspector’s inquiries and is not ANSI certified. The establishment observed had oyster tags, but no last sale date on the tags was documented; observed food stored on the floor inside the walk-in freezer; observed mixed seafood inside cold rooms stored uncovered and unprotected; observed raw fish being stored above open containers of caldo de camaron; also observed raw meat stored on top of cooked chicken nuggets and sliced ​​vegetables; the facility observed did not have chlorine or quat sanitizer available throughout the facility; ice maker observed next to walk-in freezer with substantial amount of mold-like substance and debris in dispensing area; observed an employee warming up rice and dropping it into the rice warming unit, the temperature was 115°F; the establishment observed does not respect any dating or labeling; observed chemicals such as Fabuloso stored next to foods such as spices and onions under the prep table; observed several chemical spray bottles with no chemical identification or common name; observed raw shrimp in a three-compartment sink thawing to room temperature; did not observe any ambient air thermometer; observed food containers containing spices and other food products without identifying the common name of the food; observed no evidence of licensed pest control services; substantial discrepancy observed at the rear door; observed inappropriate beverages (no lid, no straw) stored throughout the establishment; observed that no quat or chlorine test strips were available; several drains observed with missing drain covers; observed the hood vent and filters with a significant amount of grease debris; observed personal items stored throughout the restaurant; observed employees switching raw seafood tasks without washing their hands; observed that there was no hand soap or paper towels at the hand washing station.

Several violations of priorities and priority foundations which resulted in a demotion of the installation to unsatisfactory.

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