MyFoxNY.com -- The famous Serendipity 3 restaurant was closed Wednesday because rats, a live mouse and more than 100 roaches were found during a Health Department inspection.
A city health inspector also discovered stagnant water in the basement and mouse droppings in several parts of the restaurant.
Serendipity 3 has been featured in several movies and is a popular stop for tourists who can wait hours to try its frozen drinks or foot-long hot dogs.
The Health Department noticed posted the closing order in the window of the gated restaurant on 60th Street between Third and Second Avenues.
Wednesday's health inspection was the second straight one that Serendipity 3 failed.
The health department would not comment about the closure on Wednesday night.