Food for Thought: High and low restaurant inspection scores

Food For Thought (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Food For Thought (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Updated: Oct. 2, 2020 at 9:57 AM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Each week, the 12 News Defenders bring you the highest and lowest restaurant inspection scores from the county health department. Before you pick a place to eat, catch the latest edition of Food For Thought. The reports air each Thursday night at 10.

If you don’t see your favorite restaurant listed, click here for a full list from the Montgomery County Health Department. For inspection scores from other counties, click here to link to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

High Scores

Pizza Place (3848 Harrison Rd.): 100

Moe’s (2900 Zelda Rd.): 100

Montgomery Motor Speedway (480 Booth Rd.): 100

First Watch (2920 Zelda Rd.): 99

Five Guys Burgers & Fries (3078 Zelda Rd.): 99

Applebee’s (6601 Atlanta Hwy.): 99

Mingles (726 Charlie Brassell Pl.): 98

Starbucks (3110 Zelda Rd.): 98

Low Scores

La Taquiza Restaurant & Grill (4530 Troy Hwy.): 87

  • Violation: mold in ice machine

Waffle House (985 W. South Blvd.): 89

  • Violation: eggs left sitting out at wrong temperature

Popeye’s (832 Ann St.): 93

  • Violation: chicken in cooler stored at improper temperature

Pies & Pints (7216 Eastchase Pkwy.): 93

  • Violations: mold in ice machine; dishwasher rinse not reaching proper temperature

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