Best and worst restaurant inspection reports in the Chattanooga area for the week ending March 12, 2024

The Hamilton County, Catoosa County and Walker County health departments inspect restaurants twice a year and grade businesses on a 100-point scale. Scores below 70 require corrective action. Restaurants are reinspected if they fail to meet critical standards. The scores are original and do not reflect on-the-spot changes, which sometimes lead to upward adjustments.

To file a health-related complaint, call:

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department: 423-209-8110.

Catoosa County Health Department: 706-406-2030.

Walker County Health Department: 706-639-2574.

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Scores for the week ending March 12. One failure reported.

66 Taqueria La Raiz Del Sabor (Mobile)

1303 E. 23rd St.

Reasons include: An employee was unaware of reportable foodborne illnesses and symptoms during inspection; proper and adequate handwashing was not provided; the establishment has no operable running water to effectively clean dishes, wash hands or perform other kitchen duties; no hand soap or paper towels were provided at hand sink; hand sink was not easily accessible for immediate handwashing; dishes and utensils were not properly sanitized at triple sink; there was no datemarking of temperature control for safety, ready-to-eat foods held longer than 24 hours; toxic cleaning products were not properly labeled or identified; frozen foods were not properly frozen in chest freezer; frozen items were soft to the touch during inspection; a probe thermometer was unable to be located; food products were stored on the floor; wet wiping cloths were stored on working surfaces and not in sanitizer solution; no test kit was provided to properly monitor concentration levels of sanitizer; raw wood flooring was noted on cookline -- floor coverings must be smooth, durable, easily cleanable and non-absorbent.

87 Los Potros Mexican Restaurant

5611 Ringgold Road, Suite A

88 Brown Bag

1924 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 110

88 Don Juan's Taqueria Mexicana

6016 Ringgold Road, Suite 110

89 Mike's Hole in the Wall

535 Cherokee Blvd.

91 Krystal

2298 E. 23rd St.

93 Brown Acres Golf Club

406 Brown Road

93 Dunkin' Donuts

589 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

93 O'Charley's

2542 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

93 Taqueria Rayo

3027 Dayton Blvd.

93 Wendy's

5596 Hixson Pike

94 La Quinta Inn & Suites

311 Browns Ferry Road

94 Super 8

6519 Ringgold Road

94 Taqueria La Bonita

1700 Dodds Ave.

94 Windstone Golf Club

9230 Windstone Drive, Ringgold, Ga.

95 Barque

2309 E. Main St.

95 Figgy's Sandwich Shop

611 Chestnut St.

95 Homewood Suites

2250 Center St.

95 KFC

5038 Hunter Road, Suite. 101

95 La Quinta Inn & Suites

6650 Ringgold Road

95 Los 3 Amigos

3536 Cummings Highway

95 The Tap House

3800 St. Elmo Ave., Suite 114

95 Wicked Wieners

5704 Marlin Road

96 Amigo's

5450 Highway 153, Suite 140

96 Domino's Pizza

4155 Ringgold Road

96 Fortune House

1210 Taft Highway

96 McDonald's

6401 Ringgold Road

97 Clumpies Ice Cream Co.

3917 St. Elmo Ave.

98 Big Ridge Elementary School

5210 Cassandra Smith Road

98 East Ridge High School

4320 Bennett Road

98 El Embargo

301 Cherokee Blvd.

98 Hardee's

6305 Ringgold Road

98 Jack's

6411 Lee Highway

98 Krystal

307 Cherokee Blvd.

98 Sequoyah Vocational School

9517 W. Ridge Trail Road

98 Stevarinos

325 Cherokee Blvd., Suite 100

98 Taco Bell

6200 Ringgold Road

98 Taziki's Cafe

5215 Highway 153, Suite 123

99 Allen Elementary School

9811 Dallas Hollow Road

99 Barger Academy

4808 Brainerd Road

99 Northside Learning Center

923 Mississippi Ave.

99 Sonic

6216 Hixson Pike

99 Subway

1309 Taft Highway

99 Subway

6429 Lee Highway, Suite 115

99 Touchdown Wings

4921 Brainerd Road

100 Abba's House Bookstore & Cafe

5208 Hixson Pike

100 American Legion Post 40

5956 Highway 41, Ringgold, Ga.

100 Baskin Robbins

2100 Hamilton Place Blvd., Suite 301

100 Blessed Hands

2714 Cannon Ave.

100 Bopcha (Mobile)

9834 Sourwood Lane

100 Chattanooga Valley Elementary School

3420 Chattanooga Valley Road, Flintstone, Ga.

100 Chickamauga Elementary School

210 Crescent Ave., Chickamauga, Ga.

100 Chuck E. Cheese's

22 Northgate Park

100 Clean Eatz

1414 Jenkins Road, Suite 100

100 Culture-Licious

5704 Marlin Road

100 Dixie BBQ

1530 Boy Scout Road

100 The Dogfather (Mobile)

108 Vista Drive

100 Dos Bros

5591 Highway 153, Suites 160-162

100 Dupont Elementary School

4134 Hixson Pike

100 East Side Elementary School

1603 S. Lyerly St.

100 Fairyland Elementary School

1306 Lula Lake Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga.

100 Freaky Funnels

68 Winter Lane, Ringgold, Ga.

100 Fresh Burger Grill

8968 Dayton Pike

100 Gordon Lee Middle/High School

105 Lee Circle, Chickamauga, Ga.

100 Hamilton Skate Place

7414 Goodwin Road

100 Hampton Inn

6145 Weir Way

100 Home Town Inn

222 W. Sequoyah Access Road

100 The Human Bean

735 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

100 Hungry House

4427 Highway 58

100 IMAX Theater

201 Chestnut St.

100 Jersey Mike's Subs

1415 Dietz Road, Ringgold, Ga.

100 Kitchen Incubator of Chattanooga

5714 Marlin Road

100 Krystal

4416 Highway 58

100 LaFayette High School

5178 Round Pond Road, LaFayette, Ga.

100 Loftis Middle School

8611 Camp Columbus Road

100 Lynn's Playpen

2008 Dodson Ave.

100 Lynn's Playpen II

2004 Dodson Ave.

100 McConnell Elementary School

8629 Columbus Road

100 McDonald's

9211 Lee Highway

100 Naomi Elementary School

4036 E. Highway 136, LaFayette, Ga.

100 Nolan Elementary

4435 Shackleford Ridge Road

100 Panda Express

1808 Gunbarrel Road

100 Party Bites Kitchen & Catering

806 E. 12th St.

100 Phil's Primetime Pizza

122 Gordon St., Chickamauga, Ga.

100 Ringgold Primary/Elementary School

322 Evitt Lane, Ringgold, Ga.

100 Rock City Fudge Kitchen

1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, Ga.

100 Rossville Elementary School

1250 Wilson Road, Rossville, Ga.

100 Soddy Daisy Middle School

200 Turner Road

100 Tata's Grill Bosnian Food Catering and Take-Out

5704 Marlin Road

100 Traveling Tasty (Mobile)

1414 Jenkins Road, Suite 162

100 Tropical Cuisine

5035 Ooltewah Ringgold Road, Suite 110

100 Waffle House

4343 Highway 58


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