Restaurant Inspections

Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 100 restaurants in May. All passed their semiannual inspections. A portion of all scores are published weekly in the Mail Tribune.

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

  • Rogue Valley Medical Center espresso bar, Medford: 96;
  • Rogue Valley Medical Center food-service department, Medford: 89;
  • Senor Sams, Central Point: 87;
  • Shady Cove Sports Bar & Grill, Shady Cove: 91;
  • Shenanigan's on Main, Medford: 96;
  • Shiki Four Seasons, Medford: 88;
  • Shoji's, Medford: 91;
  • South Medford Dairy Queen, East Barnett Road, Medford: 95;
  • Southern Oregon Moose Lodge, Medford: 91;
  • Spicers Restaurant, Medford: 94;
  • Starbucks Coffee No. 448, East Main Street, Ashland: 96;
  • Subway Ashland No. 2404, Avery Street, Ashland: 99;
  • Subway Sandwiches No. 20833, North Phoenix Road, Medford: 93;
  • Sunrise Cafe, Medford: 87;
  • Taj Indian Cuisine, Ashland: 85;
  • Talent Food & Friends Meal Site, Talent: 90;
  • Tasty Thai Restaurant, Medford: 91;
  • Time Out, Medford: 98;
  • The Vinyl Club, Ashland: 96;
  • Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford: 96;
  • The Wharf Fresh Seafood Market, Medford: 93;
  • Whiskey River Cafe & Lounge, Central Point: 95;
  • The Wrangler BBQ & Grill, Medford: 93;
  • Zen Kitchen, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford: 85.


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 online 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.

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