4 Knoxville restaurants earn perfect health scores

4 Knoxville restaurants earn perfect health scores

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    The inspection scores reported here are accurate at the time of this report. To check the latest scores, visit the Tennessee Department of Health website.
    The inspection scores reported here are accurate at the time of this report. To check the latest scores, visit the Tennessee Department of Health website.More >>
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    Don Dare

    Don Dare 6 On Your Side reporter Don Dare reports on the latest restaurant inspections by the Knox County Health Department every Thursday on 6 News at 6:00.
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By DON DARE
Food for Thought Reporter

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Two restaurants that recently received failing health inspection grades were reinspected and did much better this time. There were also several perfect scores this week.

Reinspections:

When a restaurant receives a failing health score, a reinspection is scheduled usually within several weeks.
  • Makino Japanese Buffet, 8217 Kingston Pike - Grade: 68 83
  • Lenny's Sub Shop, 522 Gay Street - Grade: 69 96
Top Scores of the Week:
  • Ozzy's, 5903 Chapman Highway - Grade: 100
  • Regal Cinema Food Court, Knoxville Center Mall - Grade: 100
  • Dapper Dogz, Downtown Mobile Cart - Grade: 100
  • Best Western and La Quinta Food Courts, Saddlerack Street - Grade: 100
  • Hardee's, 338 Chapman Highway - Grade: 99
  • Holly's Corner, 846 N. Central Avenue - Grade: 99
  • Mellow Mushroom, 635 Campbell Station Road - Grade: 98
  • McDonald's, 2505 Chapman Highway - Grade: 98
  • Frussie's Deli, 133 Moody Avenue - Grade: 98
  • Panera Bread, 4855 Kingston Pike - Grade: 97
  • Grill at Highland's Row, 4705 Old Kingston Pike - Grade: 97
  • Waffle House, 7414 Strawberry Plains Pike - Grade: 97
At many of these top scoring restaurants their kitchens are extremely busy, serving lots of people. Those scores of 97 and above are hard to get.
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