River Street Restaurant shut down by Milford health department

Health Department closes River Street Restaurant

Health Department closes River Street Restaurant

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UPDATE: River Street Restaurant in Milford has reopened following a reinspection after it was shut down by the city's health department for multiple violations, according to health inspection records.

MILFORD — River Street Restaurant has been closed by the Milford Health Department, according to city health officials.

River Street Restaurant opened its doors in 1997, according to its website.

Deepa Joseph, the city’s health director, said they have an open investigation on the restaurant and will only release information once the investigation is concluded or within 30 days.

Attempts were made to reach the restaurant owner for comment, but there was no response.

No further information is available at this time.