MiniBAR Closes After Questionable Inspection
MiniBAR, the cool midtown hangout just north of NE 36th Street,
has run into some big problems. Now it's closed.
Facebook page thanked patrons and made a brief mention of a requested health inspection. Then during the inspection on August 24, five violations were reported. Only one was deemed critical. Management couldn't present proof of Food Management Certification. But Inspectors also found standing water, faulty kitchen plumbing, water leaks, and ceiling damage.
of the site claims they are moving to another location and
asks loyal customers to "assist" in their search. It reads, "we have
officially began our search to find the perfect spot for MiniBAR and
look forward to being able to serve you soon!..Should you come across a
place that reminds you of us or gives you a picture of all the above,
send information to: email@example.com"
The Florida Department Business & Professional Regulation says MiniBAR's license is "current and active." A spokesperson said they had not been notified of the closing.
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