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Kitchen Inspections Jan. 10-15
Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food service establishments are given a letter grade that coincides with a percentile: “A” (90-100), “B” (80-89), “C” (70-79), “U” 69 and below. Inspections (frequency of) a food service establishment are conducted based on risk categorization. The risk type is determined by the menu items served, the food preparation processes performed, and the previous food safety history in the food service establishment.

A new food service establishment that has never served food must score 100 (A) to receive a food service permit to operate. When a restaurant changes ownership, a new food service permit must be issued. To be issued a permit for a change of ownership, the establishment must score a 95 (A) or above with all foodborne illness risk factors and public health interventions in compliance. Permits must be posted in public view at all times. Establishments with drive-thru windows will also be required to have the top one-third of a copy of the most current inspection report visible through each window allowing customers to easily read the score, date of inspection and establishment information, in addition to the copy posted inside the establishment. Copies of the rules are available at the Hall County Environmental Health Office. The rules and regulations are also available online at dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health-inspections.

To register a complaint against a food service establishment, contact the Hall County Environmental Health Department at 770-531-3973.


JAN. 15


Curt’s Restaurant

3440 Branch Road Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


American Legion Post 7

2343 Riverside Drive Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant No. 1881

1175 Dawsonville Highway NW Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Happy China

2458 Limestone Parkway Suite D, Gainesville

Score: 81, Grade: B

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Golden Phoenix

4850 Golden Parkway Suite 3C, Buford

Score: 93, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Los Cuates Mexican Taqueria & Restaurant

4025 Winder Hwy Ste 460 Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


JAN. 15


Johnny’s BBQ Inc.

1710 Cleveland Hwy Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Gainesville Bowling Center

2317 Browns Bridge Rd Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


J. Buffalo Wings

3418 Mundy Mill Rd Gainesville

Score: 90, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Mr. Teriyaki

821 Dawsonville Hwy Ste 260 Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Taqueria Y Pupuseria La Union

272 Dawsonville Hwy Ste A Gainesville

Score: 89, Grade: B

Inspector: Alex Reid


G Sisters Restaurant & Kettle Corn

6986 Mcever Rd Ste A Buford, Ga 30518

Score: 93, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


JAN. 14


El Taco Veloz No. 3

950 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


El Sombrero No. 11

891 Dawsonville Highway Suite 110, Gainesville

Score: 59, Grade: U

More info: Observed kitchen employees touching their face and hair or handling dirty cloths or cell phones, then put on gloves and proceed to cookline to prepare incoming food orders at the expo window. Observed an employee wash their hands at the hand sink with only running water and paper towels without using soap. There is no hot water available at the hand sink located between the cookline and warewashing areas. 

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Schlotzsky’s Deli

302 Broad St. Suite A, Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Taqueria El Taco Loco

5370 Lanier Islands Parkway Suite A-1, Buford

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Restaurante Y Taqueria Lupita Food Truck 4

1784 Atlanta Highway Suite A, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Break Water Grill

4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


JAN. 13


Brenau Downtown Campus

301 Main St. SW, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Amanda’s Farm To Fork

5951 Main St., Lula

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Chop Block

110 Main St., Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


JAN. 10


Luna’s Restaurant

200 Main St. SW Suite 102, Gainesville

Score: 88, Grade: B

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


La Estacion Restaurant & Grill

920 Main St., Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Cabos Mex Grill II

7367 Spout Springs Road Suite 150, Flowery Branch

Score: 87, Grade: B

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Hall County Correctional Institution

1698 Barber Road, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Maynard’s At The Corner

7435 Spout Springs Road Suite 101, Flowery Branch

Score: 93, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Taqueria El Amigo

425 Atlanta Highway Suite 8, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


JAN. 9


McDonald’s Restaurant No. 5672

3183 Frontage Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


M & M Down Home Catering

996 Athens St. Suite D, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Waffle House No. 1764

7415 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 87, Grade: B

Inspector: Cliff McIntire


Pazzi’s

658 Dawsonville Highway Suite B, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Avocado’s Restaurant

109 Bradford St. SE, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Morningside Of Gainesville

2435 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Inspector: Cliff McIntire


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