Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 122 restaurants in November. All passed their semiannual inspections, and 27 received perfect scores of 100. All scores are published in weekly portions in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received perfect scores of 100:
- Abby's Legendary Pizza, 825 E. Pine St., Central Point;
- Arby's No. 8202, Medford;
- Bateman Senior Meals, Medford;
- Bellisima Catering, Ashland;
- Big Town Hero, Ashland;
- Celena's Grill, Medford;
- Downtowne Coffeehouse, Talent;
- Dutch Bros. Coffee, Jacksonville Highway, Medford;
- Flamingo's, Highland Drive, Medford;
- Golden Girls Espresso, Ashland;
- Greenleaf Restaurant, Ashland;
- Koko's, Ashland;
- La Casa del Pueblo, Ashland;
- La Fiesta, Jacksonville;
- Lumpy's No. 2, Phoenix;
- Lunchbox Delivery, Medford;
- Noble Coffee, East Main Street, Ashland;
- Pretzel Maker, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford;
- Purple Parrot No. 16, Stewart Avenue, Medford;
- Quail Point Golf Course, Medford;
- Rogue River Community Center, Rogue River;
- Rogue River Food & Friends Meals, Rogue River;
- Rogue Valley Medical Center Espresso Bar, Medford;
- Roxy Ann Bakery, Medford;
- Starbucks Coffee Co. No. 443, Center Drive, Medford;
- Starbucks Coffee No. 14320, Crater Lake Highway, Medford;
- Subway Sandwiches, Highway 62, Eagle Point.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- Abby's Legendary Pizza, 835 E. Pine St., Central Point — 95;
- Adams Deli & Catering, Medford — 99;
- Agave, Ashland — 97;
- Alex's Plaza Restaurant & Bar, Ashland — 96;
- Amuse, Ashland — 98;
- Arbor House Restaurant, Talent — 95;
- Artisan Bakery Cafe, Medford — 94;
- Baci's Pizza & Pasta, Medford — 94;
- The Bad Ass Coffee Co., Medford — 73.
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 www.jacksoncounty.org and www.mailtribune.com/dining.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.