How restaurants faired in health inspections for Feb. 4

The Mecklenburg County health departments conducted inspections at the following restaurants from Jan. 22 to 30:

Lowest Scores

• Mallard Creek Café, 8604 Cliff Cameron Drive – 92.5
Containers observed with sticker residue stuck to surface. Containers and pans with food debris stuck to surface stored with clean items.

• Red Robin, 9425 Northlake Commons Blvd – 94
Sanitizer container for dish washer was empty. Clam chowder and chili cooked and not properly cooled. Hamburgers and chicken stored at 60 degree, but should have been stored at 45 degrees or less.

• KFC/Long John Silver’s, 6320 W. Sugar Creek Road, Charlotte – 95
No critical violations noted.

• El Paraiso Restaurant, 20700 N. Main St., Cornelius – 95.5
Observed rice not cooled in properly.

• Borders Books/Seattle’s Best Coffee, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte – 95.5
Utensils with food debris stored with clean items. Chlorine sanitizer not at proper concentration.

• Fusion 108, 1000-A Rose Commons Drive, Huntersville – 95
Raw chicken stored above vegetables, raw chicken and raw pork stored in the same container, food debris observed on stored pans and slicer, microbrial growth inside ice machine, no sanitizer available.

• Sangam Indian Cuisine, 20910 Torrence Chapel Road, Cornelius – 95
Dishwasher not properly sanitizing during cleaning, two items on buffet line not kept at proper temperature.

• Captain D’s, 5316 Sunset Road Road, University City – 94.5
Food debris observed on items stored as clean, chlorine sanitizer bottles not properly mixed, buildup inside ice machine.

• Hunan Park, 5818 Prosperity Church Road, University City – 95
Chicken prepared in improper sink, microbial growth inside ice machine, knife stored in clean area while dirty, build up inside tea nozzles.

• Great Steak, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte – 94
Food debris observed on metal food containers stored in clean area.

Mountain Island/Northlake Mall area
• Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive – 96.5
• Maki of Japan, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive – 97.5
• Subway, 6801 Northlake Malle Drive – 100
• Bojangles’, 1401 W. Trade St. – 99.5
• Chick-fil-A, 9411 Northlake Commons – 99.5
• Chick-fil-A, 9731 Callabridge Court – 96.5
• Firehouse Subs, 9335 Center Lake Drive – 97.5
• Niki’s Food Shop, 2200-A Beatties Ford Road – 97
• Shane’s Rib Shack, 9330 Center Lake Drive – 99.5
• Showmars, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive – 99.5
• West End Seafood, 2206 Beatties Ford Road – 98.5
• Shuffletown Drive-In, 10220 Rozzelles Ferry Road – 99

Huntersville
• Kabuto Japanese Steakhouse, 16516 Northcross Drive – 98
• Lowe’s Foods deli, 13108 Eastfield Road – 97
• Lowe’s Foods produce, 13108 Eastfield Road – 100
• Chesterbrook Academy at Birkdale, 15115 Norman View Lane – 101.5
• T1 Tapas, 8625-C Lindolm Drive, Huntersville – 96
• Torrence Creek Elementary School cafeteria, 14550 Ranson Road – 101.5

Cornelius
• Sebastiano’s Due, 19905 W. Catawba Ave. – 97
• Sushi @ The Lake, 19732 One Norman Blvd. – 96
• Bailey Road Middle School, 11900 Bailey Road – 101
• Ferrucci’s Old Tyme Italian Market, 20910 Torrence Chapel Road – 99
• Mac’s Speed Shop, 19601 Liverpool Pkwy. – 98

Davidson
• Harris Teeter deli/produce/Market, 431 Peninsula Drive – 101
• Davidson IB school, 251 South St. – 99

University City
• Bi-Lo produce, 5336 Prosperity Church Road – 100
• Davinci’s Pizza, 8511-C4 Davis Lake Pkwy – 97
• Golden Taipei Restaurant, 8511-C2 Davis Lake Pkwy – 97
• Harris Teeter produce, 2201 W. WT Harris Blvd – 100.5
• House of Leng, 8933 J.M. Keyenes Drive – 98.5
• KFC, 5032 Sunset Road – 99.5
• Spicy Sunshine Catering & Deli, 5304-F Sunset Road – 99.5
• Bojangles’, 4131 Statesville Road – 97
• Zion Renaissance Complex – 97.5

About the grades


Restaurants are given grades of A for scoring at least 90 percent, B for 80 to 89 percent and C for 70 to 79 percent. The state revokes permits for restaurants that score below 70 percent.


Restaurants are eligible for two bonus points if an employee has completed a food service sanitation program within three years.


For more details on Mecklenburg County restaurants go to http://mecklenburg.digitalhealthdepartment.com..

– Compiled by staff

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