Mario’s East Side Saloon in Pittsburgh inspection; 9 violations, “Old mouse droppings observed in the following areas: dry storage, cabinets of lower bar, servers station, shelving of 2nd level bar.”

Mario’s East Side Saloon in Pittsburgh inspection; 9 violations, “Old mouse droppings observed in the following areas: dry storage, cabinets of lower bar, servers station, shelving of 2nd level bar.”

Pittsburgh, PA

Mario’s East Side Saloon

5442 Walnut St
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

The Allegheny County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 1/28/21 at Mario’s East Side Saloon.  During this inspection a total of 9 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • Dried food residue observed on food-contact surface of knife stored on magnetic strip.
  • Quaternary sanitizer solution at bar 3-bowl sink measured less than 200ppm
  • Old mouse droppings observed in the following areas: dry storage, cabinets of lower bar, servers station, shelving of 2nd level bar.
  • Gaps observed around perimeter of receiving door chute. (allow access to pests)
  • No soap available at bar handwashing sink.
  • No paper towels available at bar handwashing sink.
  • Food packaging stored on the floor in dry storage area and 2nd level bar.
  • Wet mops stored heads down next to ice machine