How restaurants fared in health inspections for Feb. 18

The Mecklenburg County Health Department conducted inspections at the following restaurants from Feb 5 to Feb. 11:

Lowest Scores

• Mandarin Restaurant, 9548 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road – 92
Metal strainers with stuck on food debris or greasy film stored as clean; employee seen cutting green beans in customer eating area; food not stored in proper areas of cooler; raw shrimp prepped in same bowl as raw chicken.

• Tungs Chinese Restaurant, 4005 Sunset Road, Charlotte – 95
Sanitizer not properly concentrated; cooked rice not stored in properly function heating unit.

• Yeung’s Lotus Express, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Charlotte – 94.5
Raw chicken stored over cooked chicken inside walk-in cooler; cooked food not covered, santitizer not properly concentrated; food debris observed on metal pans and utensils.

Other scores

Mountain Island area
• Big Easy Cajun, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive – 96
• Tropical Goodies, 2020 Beatties Ford Road – 96.5
• Burger King, 2601 Beatties Ford Road – 97
• McDonald’s, 2518 Beatties Ford Road– 96.5
• Casey’s Grill, 2707 Little Rock Road – 97
• Dot`s Hot Spot, 6330 Wilkinson Blvd. – 96

Huntersville
• Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 16408 Northcross Drive – 95.5
• Chick-fil-A, 16915 Statesville Road – 99.5
• Cook Out, 425 Huntersville Gateway Blvd – 97.5
• Jin Jin, 14231 Market Square Drive – 98.5
• Mama’s Pizza Express, 500 S. Old Statesville Road – 98
• Pitt Stop, 14601 Statesville Road – 96
• Red Rocks Café, 8712 Lindholm Drive – 97
• Salsaritas, 14230 Reese Blvd – 99
• Sam’s Mart, 12906 Rosedale Ave. – 97
• Smoothie King, 16933 Kaufinger St. – 100.5
• Yoshi’s Grill, 9826 Gilead Road – 98

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.


– Compiled by staff

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