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Restaurant Inspections

Letter Grading for Restaurants

► See the Restaurant Inspection Results (Letter Grades).

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.


Last Updated April 26, 2013