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Read before you dine: latest South Florida restaurant health inspections

Perfect score: Pizza Girls in West Palm Beach received a flawless health inspection this month.
Perfect score: Pizza Girls in West Palm Beach received a flawless health inspection this month. Pizza Girls

Here is one South Florida restaurant with a recent perfect health inspection (The Good), one with significant roach or rodent violations (The Bad) and one ordered to temporarily close (The Ugly). See full restaurant health inspections and reviews with our Miami.com Dining Adviser: dine.miami.com.

The Good

Pizza Girls, 114 S. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Inspected on May 7; zero violations.

The Bad

2 Cents, 416 Applerouth Ln., Key West. Inspected on May 7 and a follow-up on May 8. Both inspections turned up “approximately 15 dry rodent droppings in the kitchen around water heater and under the hand wash sink. Approximately 15-20 dry rodent droppings in the kitchen on open back side of the reach-in cooler.”

The restaurant also had rodent droppings present during a November inspection.

The Ugly

Fort Lauderdale Country Club, 415 Country Club Cir., Plantation. Inspected on May 5; 11 violations, including one high-priority:

“Roach activity present as evidenced by 40-plus live roaches found under sink in kitchen, 1 crawling on sink, 1 crawling on hot box in kitchen, 2 crawling on the wall.”

Issued an emergency order to close; reopened on same day after a follow-up inspection.

Evan S. Benn is Miami Herald food editor. On Twitter and Instagram: @EvanBenn.

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