The following are among the food service establishments inspected in July and August by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com.
Main Street Billiards, 24 West Main Street Score: 94
Get thermometers in all coolers/freezers. Clean counters around grill area. Clean bottom of refrigerator. Get rid of all clutter and unused equipment. Clean floors where needed. Inspector: Thomas.
Arby's, 622 Fair Road Score: 91
Utensils/food racks stored dirty. Fix leak inside walk-in cooler. Discard damaged utensils - non-cleanable. Fix ceiling where needed. Clean A/C return covers. Inspector: Jud Street.
Scoops, 721 South Main Street Score: 96
Personal drinks must be separate from other food items in coolers and freezers. Clean bottom of cooler. Inspector: Marlin Thomas.
Zaxby's, 502 Fair Road Score: 91
Do not store personal drinks around food. Keep to-go plates in plastic covering. Repair/clean floors/walls where needed. Seal bottom of back door. Inspector: Brad Wiggins.
Marriot Springhill Suites, 105 Springhill Drive Score: 93
Mark applicable foods with seven-day discard date. Keep cups in plastic sleeves. Wash water cannot spill onto floor when machine discharges. Inspector: Wiggins.
Ralph's Diner, 611 Northside Drive West Score: 95
Store ice scoop in/on clean surface. Clean inside of ice machine. Shelves in walk-in cooler rusty. Inspector: Street.
The Daily Grind, 124 Savannah Avenue Score: 96
Replace broken thermometer in refrigerator. Protect all single-service items. Inspector: Thomas.
Bulloch County Correctional Institute, Highway 301 North Score: 96
Keep wiping cloths in sanitizer between uses. Clean behind cookers/coolers where needed. Inspector: Street.
Starbucks at Georgia Southern, 1 Georgia Avenue Score: 97
Protect all single-service items. Cannot store food items in office unless all surfaces are smooth and easily cleanable. Inspector: Wiggins.
Joseph's Home for Boys, 3400 Cypress Lake Road Score: 84
No eating allowed in kitchen. Dish machine must sanitize dishes. The machines on-site are not built to do this. All dishes/cooking utensils must be sanitized after washing. Foods cannot be thawed on counter. There are four methods to thaw: submerged in cool running water, in cooler, during cooking process or in microwave. Persons working with food must restrain hair. All surfaces must be smooth/cleanable. Replace dirty shelf liners. Clean inside of shelves. All lights must be shielded. Inspector: Wiggins.
Joseph's Home for Boys, 3400 Cypress Lake Road Score: 96 (Reinspection)
All surfaces must be smooth/cleanable. Clean inside of shelves. All lights must be shielded. Inspector: Wiggins.
Dominos, 17 College Plaza Score: 91
Need soap at hand sink. Store all cloths in sanitizing solution between uses. Store utensils so that only handles are touched when retrieving from storage. Keep test strips at hand sink. Clean inside of cooler units/fan covers. Inspector: Street.
Willingway, 311 Jones Mill Road Score: 98
Protect coffee filters while in storage. Fix floor where needed. Very nice. Inspector: Street.
High Hope Service Center, 231 Simons Road Score: 99
Clean outside of equipment where needed. Inspector: Street.
Parkwood Foodservice, 12188 Highway 301 South Score: 100
Inspector: Misty McKanna.
Baymount Inns & Suites, 425 South Main Street Score: 95
All personal drinks must be covered with lid and straw. Repair floor. Inspector: Wiggins.
Caribbean Feast, 407 Fair Road Score: 83
Cover all drinks in kitchen with lid and straw. All coolers must hold food at 41 degrees F or cooler. Must cool foods rapidly before putting in cooler. Store cleaners away from food items and utensils. Cannot use cooler if 41 degrees F cannot be reached. Inspector: Wiggins.
Caribbean Feast, 407 Fair Road Score: 94 (Reinspection)
Uncover food and put in shallow pan off of stove to cool rapidly before placing in cooler. Do not put dishes in food prep sinks. Inspector: Wiggins.
Chinese Kitchen, 456 South Main Street Score: 84
Get hand towels at hand sink; corrected on-site. Clean slicer. Store raw meats below other items in cooler. Replace worn cutting boards. Replace worn knives. Replace worn colander. Repaint shelves. Clean cooler bottoms. Clean freezer bottoms. Clean shelves. Repair floor where needed. Seal screen door to prevent bugs from entering.
Chinese Kitchen, 456 South Main Street Score: 93 (Reinspection)
Store raw meats below other items in cooler. Flies seen in kitchen. Inspector: Wiggins.
John's Place, 4 West Altman Street Score: 86
Inside of ice machine needs cleaning. Store wiping cloths in sanitizing solution between uses. Keep single-use items protected in dry storage - plates/filters/tops. Clean outside of equipment where needed. Clean floors where needed. Inspector: Street.
John's Place, 4 West Altman Street Score: 94 (Reinspection)
Clean inside of ice machine. Not cleanable by staff due to design. Inspector: Street.
Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, 606 Fair Road Score: 95
Inside of ice machine needs cleaning. Protect single-use items in storage - coffee filters and spoons. Inspector: Street.
Pepper Jack's Deli & Grill, 83 Parrish Street, Portal Score: 91
Some soda fountain nozzles and tea urn dispenser have product build-up; corrected on-site. Restaurant's food service permit must be displayed. Clean and repair walls behind sinks and slicer table. Clean floors and hood around fryer. Flies noted around mop/service sink. Great job!! Inspector: McKanna.
Brooklet Diner, 105 Highway 80 East, Brooklet Score: 90
No certified food service operator; greater than 90 days past opening. Dish machine not sanitizing properly. Inspector: Street.
Dragon Chen Restaurant, 600 Northside Drive East, Suite E Score: 82
Clean food containers. Do not store medicine around food in coolers. Get thermometers in all coolers. Do not use cloths in contact with rice. Clean food containers. Clean shelves in walk-in. Clean toilets. Inspector: Wiggins.
Dragon Chen Restaurant, 600 Northside Drive East, Suite E Score: 97 (Reinspection)
Seal wood in walk in cooler. Clean shelves in walk-in. Repair and clean floors where needed. Inspector: Wiggins.
Loco's Grill & Pub , 91 Briarwood Lane Score: 94
Cover/wrap items in freezer; corrected on-site. Plates/bowls not properly protected or inverted to prevent contamination; corrected on-site. Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination; corrected on-site. Very clean. Great job. Inspector: McKanna.
Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits, 526 Fair Road Score: 92
Label detergent container. Clean cooler door handles. Clean floor under tables. Inspector: Street.
Country Corner Cafe, 115 Stilson Road, Brooklet Score: 74
No bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food - hamburger preparation. Dishes must be washed/rinsed/sanitized. Need to date stored leftovers with discard date seven days or less from date of preparation. Label bulk container - grits. Store wiping cloths in sanitizer between uses. Rusty/flaking shelves in walk-in cooler. Need test strips for sanitizer. Inspector: Street.
Country Corner Cafe, 115 Stilson Road, Brooklet Score: 97 (Reinspection)
Clean cooler door seal or replace. Clean cooler door handles. Clean behind ice machine. Inspector: Street.
Subway #28916, 400 Parker Avenue Suite 200, Brooklet Score: 97
Provide thermometers inside all coolers. Inspector: Street.
Wendy's, 500 Fair Road Score: 94
Get thermometers in all coolers. Thermometers must be accurate. Do not work with food in 3-compartment sink. Inspector: Street.
Chongwah Express, 9A Statesboro Mall Score: 98
No hand-washing sign provided at a hand-sink used by food employees. Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. Exceptionally clean. Great job. Inspector: McKanna.
Dingus Magees, 3 George Avenue Score: 86
Hand sink must be accessible. Food must be labeled properly. Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially-hazardous food and the container. Utensils stored handle-down. Broken and marred cutting boards noted. Rusted shelves in refrigerators. Clean floors, walls, ceilings where needed. Paint where needed. Grease build-up under fryer hood. Inspector: McKanna.
Dingus Magees, 3 George Avenue Score: 97 (Reinspection)
Store salsa ladle in product. Broken and marred cutting boards noted. Repair floors, walls, ceiling. Inspector: McKanna.