Restaurant inspections

Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 90 restaurants in December. A portion of all scores are published weekly in the Mail Tribune.

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

  • Purple Parrot No. 7, White City — 98;
  • Ramada Inn, Medford — 86;
  • Real Deal Cafe, Medford — 92;
  • The Red Dragon, Rogue River — 80;
  • Red Lion Hotel, Medford — 86;
  • Restaurant El Kora, Medford — 91;
  • Rogue Riviera, Gold Hill — 98;
  • Rosso's Trattoria, Medford — 90;
  • Shady Cove Sports Bar & Grill, Shady Cove — 87;
  • Shenanigan's Irish Pub, Medford — 94;
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society, Medford — 93;
  • Standing Stone Brewing Co., Ashland — 95;
  • Starbucks Coffee No. 444, Biddle Road, Medford — 91;
  • Starbucks Coffee No. 14320, Crater Lake Highway, Medford — 95;
  • Subway, Walmart, Eagle Point — 94;
  • Subway No. 21880, Jacksonville Highway, Medford — 93;
  • Subway of Phoenix No. 21720, Phoenix — 98;
  • Subway Sandwiches, Talent — 96;
  • Subway Sandwiches & Salads No. 24031250, Crater Lake Avenue, Medford — 96;
  • Tacos Mi Tierra, Medford — 98;
  • Tease, Ashland — 96;
  • Time Out, Medford — 97;
  • Torero's Mexican Restaurant, Central Point — 85;
  • Varsity Theatre, Ashland — 98;
  • The Wharf Fresh Seafood Market, Medford — 98;
  • Whistle Stop Emporium, Butte Falls — 94;
  • Yellow Basket Restaurant, Central Point — 93.


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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