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 and 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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