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Restaurant Inspections

Letter Grading for Restaurants

► Look up the Letter Grade of a Restaurant.

letters letters letters Starting in July 2010, New York City has required restaurants to post letter grades that correspond to scores received from sanitary inspections. An inspection score of 0-13 is an A, 14-27 points is a B, and 28 or more points is a C. Grade cards must be posted where they can easily be seen by people passing by.


How to Obtain a Replacement Grade Card
Food Service Operators should print the Replace a Grade Card form (PDF), complete it and have it notarized.

  • The form must be submitted in person at the:

    Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation
    125 Worth Street, Room 1020
    New York, New York 10013
    Hours: 9am-4pm Monday-Thursday; 9am-12pm Friday

  • Operators must have current government issued-photo identification to receive the
    replacement card.

  • Mail-in requests are not accepted.