Restaurant inspections

Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 53 restaurants in July. All passed their semiannual inspections, and nine received perfect scores of 100. All scores are published in weekly portions in the Mail Tribune.

The following restaurants received perfect scores of 100:

  • Barney's Better Burgers, Medford;
  • Burger King No. 10578, Central Point;
  • Gourmet Lunchbox, Ashland;
  • The Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville;
  • Longbranch Saloon, Gold Hill;
  • MacLevin's, Jacksonville;
  • Miguel's IV, Eagle Point;
  • Purple Parrot, Plaza Boulevard, Central Point;
  • Sesame Asian Kitchen, Ashland.

The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:

  • 38 Central, Medford — 84;
  • Anya's Thai Bistro, Ashland — 91;
  • Applegate River Lodge, Applegate — 86;
  • Aryon's Open Door Island Cafe, Central Point — 96;
  • Bento East, Ashland — 99;
  • Blue Greek on Granite, Ashland — 90;
  • Box R Ranch, Ashland — 96;
  • Burger King No. 5164, South Riverside Avenue, Medford — 95;
  • Callahan's Mountain Lodge, Ashland — 98;
  • China Hut Restaurant & Lounge, Medford — 82;
  • Cones & Co., Prospect — 95;
  • The Cupcake Daily, Talent — 99;
  • Ed's Oasis, Eagle Point — 94;
  • Fry Basket, Medford — 98;
  • Gaetano Ristorante Italiano, Medford — 89;
  • Jackson Creek Pizza Co., West Main Street, Medford — 95;
  • Mai Thai, Central Point — 99.

    Inspectors subtract points for critical violations, which include: foods maintained at improper temperatures, improperly cooled or reheated; not properly protected from contamination, from unapproved origins, unsafe, adulterated or not honestly presented; not date-marked or discarded upon expiration; raw animal foods improperly cooked; presence of rodents or insects; inadequate personal hygiene; failure to clean and sanitize food equipment; lack of an approved water system; toxic chemicals or cleansers not properly stored, used or labeled.

    Restaurant scores are posted at and

    Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.

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