Spencer’s Cafe in northwest Bakersfield closed after cockroaches were found

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Spencer’s Cafe in northwest Bakersfield was closed by county health officials Monday after cockroaches were found at the facility.

Inspectors found live and dead cockroaches under prep tables and in various locations on the floor, according to a report from Kern County Public Health. Live cockroaches were also seen coming out of a hole in the back of a prep table in the kitchen.

In addition, they were seen in an electrical outlet and on tiles, according to the report.

The inspectors also observed equipment soiled with dirt and butter on the floor under the sink. Uncovered food was also found in the walk-in refrigerator, according to the report.

Several holes were also found in the walls, tiles, and the walk-in refrigerator.

The restaurant at 10437 Rosedale Hwy. Was ordered closed by the department and received a 63 percent inspection rating.

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