Cockroaches, clogged sink: Restaurant closures, inspections in San Bernardino County, March 25-31


Here are the restaurants and other food facilities that San Bernardino County health inspectors temporarily shut down because of imminent health hazards between March 25 and 31, 2022. If no reopening date is mentioned, the agency had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publication.

Panda Wok, 562 W. Holt Blvd. Suite G, Ontario

  • Closed: March 29
  • Grade: Not graded
  • Reason: Cockroach infestation. The restaurant had been closed March 22-23 because of cockroaches. The inspector who returned for a one-week follow-up saw two nymph roaches, one above the prep sink and the other on the soda machine, and closed the restaurant again.

Miss Donuts, 658 W. Holt Blvd. Unit A, Ontario

  • Closed: March 29
  • Grade: 90/A
  • Reason: Overflowing wastewater. The kitchen’s only handwashing sink was clogged and would overflow when used.
  • Reopened: Later that day after a plumber fixed it

Non-closure inspections of note

Here are selected inspections at facilities that weren’t closed but had other significant issues.

China One Restaurant, at 15268 Summit Ave. Suite 200 in Fontana, was inspected March 30 in response to a foodborne illness complaint. It received a grade of 80/B with three critical violations. Crab, raw chicken, eggs and sprouts were at unsafe temperatures. An employee didn’t wash hands. And an employee rinsed but didn’t wash or sanitize a utensil before reusing it. Among the six other violations, raw shrimp wasn’t being thawed safely. This was the restaurant’s sixth B or C grade since 2017.

Paradise Buffet, at 9059 Central Ave. in Montclair, requested a rescore inspection after receiving an 85/B on March 8. This time, on March 24, it received an 80/B with three critical violations. A dozen containers of chicken, beef, seafood and other items at the buffet were not being kept hot enough. Dishes weren’t being washed and dried properly. And there were two dented cans on the storage rack. Among the eight other violations, the inspector found a plate and knife with debris on them stored with the clean items. This was the restaurant’s third consecutive B grade.

Axar convenience store, at 515 N. Waterman Ave. in San Bernardino, was inspected March 24 and received a grade of 86/B with one critical violation. A refrigerator holding items such as sandwiches, meat, cheese and yogurt wasn’t keeping cold, and dozens of items at unsafe temperatures had to be discarded. Among the seven other violations, there was mold in the ice deflector (not contaminating ice).

About this list

This list is published online on Fridays. Any updates as restaurants are reopened will be included in next week’s list.

All food facilities in the county are routinely inspected to ensure they meet health codes. A facility loses four points for each critical violation and one to three points for minor violations. An A grade (90 to 100 points) is considered “generally superior,” a B grade (80 to 89) is “generally acceptable” and a C grade (70 to 79) is “generally unacceptable” and requires a follow-up inspection. A facility will be temporarily closed if it scores below 70 or has a critical violation that can’t be corrected immediately.

For more information on inspections of these or any restaurants in San Bernardino County, visit To file a health complaint, go to or call 800-442-2283.

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