Restaurant Inspections: I Fratellini, Roxanne, Barcelona, 5 Star Burgers, Bar Les Freres

See how your favorite Clayton restaurants fared on recent St. Louis County Health Department inspections.

Restaurant inspections in Clayton and Richmond Heights are conducted by the St. Louis County Department of Health. Patch has a summary of the public reports affecting area eating and drinking establishments reviewed in February.

Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up inspections are noted, other visits are routine.

Roxanne, 12 N. Meramec Ave.
Inspection date: Feb. 27
Grade: A (97)
Comments: Surfaces of the ice machine were worn; the inspector recommended the machine for repair. Some floors, walls and ceilings that were worn were also recommended for repair. Various light shields were observed to be broken or missing; these were recommended for replacement.

I Fratellini, 7624 Wydown Blvd.
Inspection date: Feb. 26
Grade: A (90)
The following comments were included in the report:

  • Hepatitis A immunization information was not up-to-date or clearly maintained; the manager updated the information during the inspection, according to the report.
  • The person in charge during the inspection did not have up-to-date food protection certification. The inspector recommended renewal within 10 days.
  • The inspector noted that a back door couldn’t properly protect against insect or rodent entry. The door was recommended for repair or replacement within 10 days.
  • Bacon and cheese were left in pans on the counter without a discard time.
  • The restaurant did not have a consumer advisory for raw or undercooked steak. The item was corrected during the inspection.
  • Damaged ceiling tiles were recommended for repair before the next routine inspection.
  • Food items in a downstairs freezer were not being stored at proper cooking temperatures. The inspector recommended the storage be corrected within 10 days.
  • A follow-up inspection was scheduled for March 12.

5 Star Burgers, 8125 Maryland Ave.
Inspection date: Feb. 22
Grade: A (95)
Comments: Hepatitis A information for employees was not up-to-date, according to the inspection report. A follow-up inspection was scheduled for March 5.

Bar Les Freres, 7637 Wydown Blvd.
Inspection date: Feb. 27
Grade: A (95)
Comments: Hepatitis A information for employees was not up-to-date, according to the inspection report. The restaurant was asked to complete update the information within 10 days.

Barcelona Tapas Restaurant, 34 N. Central Ave.
Inspection date: Jan. 25
Grade: A (99)
Comments: Debris buildup on vents was noted in a beverage area near the dish room. The inspector recommend that vents be cleaned.


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