By: Brett Daniel

This is the second installment of Inspector Reflector, a monthly report of health inspection scores for Statesboro restaurants and food service establishments. Check back at the end of every month for more scores.

What is Inspector Reflector?

The Inspector Reflector series aims to keep Georgia Southern University students and Statesboro residents adequately informed about the cleanliness and safety of local restaurants and food service establishments.

Food safety and restaurant cleanliness are part of what makes dining out so enjoyable. Patrons walk into restaurants trusting that the local health department has thoroughly inspected the property for violations, a process which ensures their safety and enhances their overall dining experience.

Health Inspection Statistics (February 2019)

Seventeen Statesboro restaurants and food service establishments were inspected between Feb. 1 and Feb. 28. This amount does not include follow-up inspections from January.

Of the 17 inspected, 11 (65 percent) received a score of 90 or above. The remaining six (35 percent) received a score between 75 and 89.

The local health department is required to inspect every restaurant and food service establishment at least twice per year, so expect more restaurants and scores to be listed in Inspector Reflector in the coming months.

Health Inspection Scores (February 2019)

Highest Score

  • Your Pie – 100

Lowest Score

  • Zaxby’s (Fair Road) – 75

Complete List

Your Pie100
Zach’s Brew99
Roundabout Café97
Scratch Made Catering96
Wendy’s (Northside Drive)96
Willow Pond Assisted Living95
Waffle House (Northside Drive)95
Home 2 Suites94
Waffle House (Eddie Rushing Drive)93
Waffle House (South Main Street)91
Shuckin’ Shack90
High Hope Service Center89
The Gardens at Southern Manor89
Arby’s88
Southern Palace81
D’s Friendly Diner80
Zaxby’s (Fair Road)75

Read the specific violations for each restaurant by using the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (GDPH) search tool here.

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