New York, NY
Cafe University was shut down by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday. The restaurant received a total of 145 violation points ?? three times the number of points needed to shut down an establishment.
According to a Department of Health spokesperson, the cafe was shut down immediately after today's inspection.
"The establishment received violations for the presence of filth flies in food and/or non-food service areas," the spokesperson said in an email.
The inspector also observed "40 mouse excreta throughout the establishment." The restaurant will not be allowed to open until they correct the violations and pass another inspection. The restaurant declined to comment about the closure.