College Station restaurant opens following temporary closure

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX)- A College Station restaurant is back open after it was temporarily closed by health inspectors, KBTX's Rusty Surette has confirmed.

The permit for Newk's Eatery on University Drive near Highway 6 in College Station was suspended Tuesday afternoon following a customer's complaint.

"We received a complaint for an observance of roaches and after investigating, the permit was suspended to allow for corrections to be made," said a spokesperson from the Brazos County Health Department.

The following statement has been sent to KBTX from Newk's

“The safety of our guests is our top priority, and our College Station restaurant has a positive history of health inspection scores in the top 10 percent. Upon learning of an issue, we immediately treated and conducted a thorough deep clean of the restaurant. We have received a positive re-inspection from the health department and are open and ready to welcome guests.”

-Tanner Berryhill, Chief Operating Officer of the independently owned and operated Newk’s Eatery in College Station.