It was a decent week for restaurants across the Tennessee Valley. No reports came back as failures, and 14 restaurants in the entire area scored a perfect score.

According to our news partners at the Times Free Press, the Taco Bell on South Broad Street scored an 82 because inspectors found that the manager/employees didn't demonstrate food risk/safety knowledge, food contact surfaces were dirty, there was poor ventilation, chemicals were not properly labeled.

Our partners also noted that Bitter Albi on Houston Street scored an 82 as well; for reasons including ceiling tiles with old water damage, an ice scoop left on top of ice dispenser and a dish machine not operating correctly.

New China on Hixson Pike scored an 86 for ice build-up in the freezer, a cutting board with deep cuts/stains, rusted shelves in a walk-in cooler and dirty non-food contact surfaces. Later corrected to 95.

Note: Scores were gathered for this report on July, 19, 2018 and reported the same day. Follow-up scores are reported the following week.

And as always, enjoy your meal!

Hamilton County restaurants

  • 89 Terminal Brewhouse 1464 Market Street
  • 93 Buffalo Wild Wings 5744 Highway 153
  • 95 El Mague 7001 Middle Valley Road
  • 96 Jack's 3530 Cummings Highway
  • 96 Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse 5425 Highway 153
  • 96 Steamboat Subs 812 Broad Street
  • 97 Crazy Buffet 5104 Hixson Pike
  • 97 Fuji Steakhouse and Sushi 5437 Highway 153
  • 97 Popeye's 3352 South Broad Street
  • 98 Formosa 5425 Highway 153
  • 98 Jersey Mike's 2260 Gunbarrel Road
  • 99 Lakeshore Grill 5600 Lakeshore Resort
  • 99 Subway 5922 Hixson Pike
  • 99 Papa Johns 3908 Hixson Pike
  • 99 Papa Johns 9408 Apison Pike
  • 99 Taco Bell 8522 Hixson Pike
  • 100 Taziki's 2070 Gunbarrel Road
  • 100 Five Guys Burgers and Fries 2020 Gunbarrel Road
  • 100 Sugar B's Tea Bar 71 Rose Clark Terrace
  • 100 Planet Smoothie 1414 Jenkins Road
  • 100 Marco's Pizza 7794 East Brainerd Road
  • 100 Subway 7022 Shallowford Road
  • 100 Rib & Loin 5435 Highway 153
  • 100 Jet's Pizza 3600 Hixson Pike

Catoosa County

  • 100 Farm to Fork, 120 General Lee St, Ringgold
  • 100 Cabela's Inc, 350 Cobb Pkwy, Ft. Oglethorpe
  • 100 Winners Development LLC, 59 Kellerhalls Ln, Ft. Oglethorpe
  • 99 Baskin Robbins, 2847 Battlefield Pkwy, Ft. Oglethorpe

Dade County

  • 96 Dade County, 75 Case Ave, Trenton

Murray County

  • 100 Murray County Splash Pad, 651 Hyden Tyler Rd, Chatsworth
  • 100 Morrison's Pool, 144 Norton Bridge Rd, Chatsworth

Walker County

  • 100 Key West Inn, 2221 N Main St, LaFayette
  • 84 Hardee's- LaFayette, 813 N Main St, LaFayette

Whitfield County

  • 94 Chili's Grill & Bar Restaurant, 881 Holiday Inn Dr, Dalton
  • 94 Varnell Cafe, 3442 Cleveland Hwy, Dalton
  • 87 Bruster's Ice Cream, 1307 Dug Gap Rd, Dalton
  • 95 Cold Point Ice Cream, 1273 N Glenwood Ave, Dalton
  • 94 Bamboo Express, 816 Walnut Square Blvd STE 5, Dalton
  • 98 The Sauce'd Pig, 2955 Cleveland Hwy, Dalton
  • 98 Farm Golf Club, 187 S Goose Hill Rd, Rocky Face
  • 90 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. #5, 938 Market St, Dalton