Restaurant inspections

Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 124 restaurants in September.

All passed their semi-annual inspections.

A portion of all scores are published weekly in the Mail Tribune.

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

  • Del Taco, Medford — 91.
  • The Dugout, Medford — 86.
  • Dutch Bros., White City — 93.
  • Dutch Bros., East Main Street, Medford — 90.
  • Eddy's, Medford — 87.
  • Espresso Mellelo, East Sixth Street, Medford — 91.
  • Extreme Juice, Eagle Point — 95.
  • Good 2 Go, Medford — 93.
  • Golden Phoenix, Phoenix — 90.
  • The GoodBean Co., Jacksonville — 83.
  • Grass Shack Cafe, Phoenix — 91.
  • Holy Joe's, Medford — 96.
  • Honey Baked Ham Co. & Cafe, Medford — 96.
  • India Palace, Medford — 94.
  • Inti, Talent — 92.
  • Jack's Tally Ho, Talent — 90.
  • Joe's La Burrita, Medford — 95.
  • Karen's Kitchen, Rogue River — 94.
  • KFC, Central Point — 99.
  • Laurel Hills Golf Course, Central Point — 97.
  • Lela's Cafe, Ashland — 87.
  • Little Caesars Pizza, Medford — 96.
  • Lode Star, Jacksonville — 94.
  • Luigi's Italian Sandwiches, Medford — 91.
  • Lumpy's No. 5, South Riverside Avenue, Medford — 98.
  • Ma's, Central Point — 82.
  • Macaroni's Ristorante, Ashland — 91.
  • Magnolia Grill, Jacksonville — 79.
  • Mamma Mia Gelateria II, Medford — 96.


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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