The Knox County Health Department recently evaluated the following restaurants. Restaurant scores may change with follow-up visits.

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The Knox County Health Department recently evaluated the following restaurants. Restaurant scores may change with follow-up visits; follow-up scores may not be immediately available. For more information on health scores, visit

Alexus Brown, an inspector for the Department of Health, fills out permit forms for Ruby Sunshine's restaurant in Knoxville's Market Square on April 29, 2019. (Photo: Brianna Paciorka/News Sentinel )

Hampton Inn, 9128 Executive Park Drive: Plastic utensils not handle-up; coffee filters unprotected. 99

Asian Taste, 625 E. Emory Road, Powell: Unlabeled container; using to-go container to dispense food. 98

Fountain City Diner, 3029 Tazewell Pike: Wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer; equipment stacked while still wet. 98

Nixon's Deli, 220 N. Peters Road: Containers stacked while still wet; damaged ice maker lid; freezer missing handle, missing “no smoking” signs. 98

Pizza Hoss, 7664 Oak Ridge Highway: Utensils not stored handle-up; all product stored in beer cooler because walk-in cooler not working. 98

Oriental Express, 3001 Knoxville Center Drive (Knoxville Center), Suite 2211: No backflow device at mop sink. 98

Sunrise Deli, 7120 Maynardville Pike, Suite C: Employee food improperly stored; improper disposal of gloves. 98

Applebee's, 261 N. Peters Road: Containers stacked while still wet; thermometer dirty; missing “no smoking” signs. 97

Village Cafe, 2601 John Sevier Highway: Raw foods stored over ready-to-eat foods; buildup on hood over grill, wall by grill station. 97

AMC Classic Knoxville 16 Cafe, 200 N. Peters Road: Hand basin blocked; buildup in sink; hot water faucet in men’s room doesn’t shut off. 96

Chick-fil-A, 2082 Town Center Blvd.: Unlabeled container; dirty utensils by clean ones; large amount of dirty dishes, garbage in kitchen; hair not restrained; jewelry worn. 96

Hardee's, 150 N. Cedar Bluff Road: Refrigerator door gasket not sealing properly; plastic ware chipped/cracked; buildup on knobs, handles, touch pads; missing “no smoking” signs. 96

Twisters Shakes and Sundaes, 7237 Tazewell Pike, Corryton: Macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes not being held hot enough. 95 (100 follow-up)

Gondolier, 1063 N. Cedar Bluff Road: No soap/towels at hand sink; thermometer inaccurate; wiping cloth not in sanitizer; knives stored where not easily cleanable; dirty floor mixer drive shaft, spice containers. 94

Hardee's, 7762 Oak Ridge Highway: Biscuits uncovered in walk-in freezer; dirty microwaves, fryer cabinets, shelves, cabinets, equipment, toilet, floors; hand sink not draining properly. 94

Jazzy Lynn's Restaurant, 4680 Holston Drive: undated foods; eggs stored over ready-to-eat foods. 94 (100 follow-up)

Kentucky Fried Chicken, 4200 Chapman Highway: Soap dispenser not working; chicken thawing incorrectly; uncovered food in walk-in freezer; buildup in three-compartment sink, on shelving. 94

Putt-Putt Golf and Games, 164 W. End Drive: Hot dogs not date-marked; soda nozzles dirty. 94 (99 follow-up)

Ray's Place, University of Tennessee, 1413 Circle Drive, Room 100: Undated items; buildup on handles; most recent inspection not posted. 94 (99 follow-up)

Babalu Tacos and Tapas, 412 S. Gay St.: Unlabeled food; fruit flies; employee drinks improperly stored; wiping cloths not in sanitizer; utensils in food; mold buildup on ice panel. 93

Chili's, 6635 Clinton Highway: Inadequate hand-washing; scored cutting boards; buildup inside microwave, on fryer cabinets. 93 (98 follow-up)

Spectra Food Service (Jacobs Building, Chilhowee Park), 3301 Magnolia Ave.: Hand sink blocked by empty jugs stored in basin; ice scoop handle touching ice; soiled rags on prep counter. 93 (99 follow-up)

Firehouse Subs, 8853 Town and Country Circle: No soap at hand sink; lexan lids cracked; ham too warm. 92

Little Tokyo Cafe, 7552 Mountain Grove Drive: Rice wrong temperature; missing thermometer; employee drink on prep cooler; dirty grill hood, shelving. 92 (97 follow-up)

Pizza Hut, 7401 Chapman Highway: Buildup on pasta divider stored in food, outside of dish machine, shelving, storage racks, cooler doors, prep racks, walls, sink area. 92 (97 follow-up)

SoKno Taco Cantina, 3701 Sevierville Pike: Food improperly heated/cooled; wrong dates on food; flies; employee drinks over/next to food/equipment; raw eggs by sour cream/ready-to-eat items. 92 (97 follow-up)

Sonic Drive-In, 4515 Chapman Highway: Employee handling bun with bare hands; no sanitizer on grill line wiping cloth bucket; buildup on equipment, fry/tater/nugget station; handles, shelves, coolers, floor; stagnant water pooled on floor. 92 (100 follow-up)

B&G All Occasion Catering/Henry's Deli, 7231 Tazewell Pike, Corryton: Employees handling ready-to-eat foods with bare hands; undated/out-of-date foods. 90 (100 follow-up)

Not Watson's, 15 Market Square: Unlabeled foods, chemicals; utensils in food product; mold on ice panel; water heater pipe leaking onto floor. 89 (94 follow-up)

Plum Tree, 7052 Kingston Pike: Cool foods too warm; undated, unlabeled foods; raw chicken stored above ready-to-eat foods; wiping cloths not in sanitizer; rice scoop in stagnant water; buildup on shelves, cooler doors, outside of equipment; coolers leaking water. 89 (94 follow-up)

Chop House, 7417 Chapman Highway: Employee not washing hands after drinking; buildup inside ice maker, on slicer, on food contact items, on doors/outside of equipment; employee drinks stored over food/equipment; raw eggs stored next to cooked ribs. 88 (98 follow-up)

Chop House, 4870 Harvest Mill Way: Condensation from cooler dripping into food; fruit flies; sweet potatoes, in-use utensils improperly stored; food debris buildup on drainboard; ice buildup in walk-in freezer; water buildup inside reach-in cooler; dirty cooler handles. 88 (93 follow-up)

Savelli's Deli, 3055 Sutherland Ave.: Dishwater not sanitizing; cool foods too warm; unlabeled food; raw beef stored above ready-to-eat foods; buildup on kitchen walls; most recent inspection not posted. 87 (97 follow-up)

Hardee's, 3318 Chapman Highway: Inadequate hand-washing; spoiled lettuce in cooler; roast beef wrong temperature; uncovered bag of burgers in freezer; equipment stacked while still wet; buildup in fryer cabinets, coolers, handles, outsides of ovens, equipment. 82 (97 follow-up)

Ruby Tuesday, 7406 Chapman Highway: Servers not washing hands after busing tables; cook touching raw hamburger, then ready-to-eat foods, without changing gloves/washing hands; dish water not hot enough; cold items on prep table too warm; flies; utensils stored “haphazardly”; knives stored between wall/uncleanable units; buildup on outside of equipment, inside freezer. 75 (95 follow-up)

The Sushi Spot, 7535 Barrett Way, Powell: Hand sinks dirty, missing soap, signs; lacking parasite destruction letter from sushi vendor; rice not marked with time; sushi too warm; cleaners stored with to-go containers, seasonings; missing thermometers; unlabeled sauce bottles; cloths not in sanitizer; handle of pot in food product; clean knives on dirty magnetic strip; glass used to scoop ice; cutting boards stained/scored; dirty microwave, coolers, bulk food containers, shelves, toilet; current inspection not posted. 71

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Gondolier Italian Restaurant and Pizza, 7644 Mountain Grove Drive: Employee did not wash hands between drinking, preparing salad dressing; meat sauces not properly heated before being put on steam line; hot foods not hot enough; buildup on slicer, equipment, shelves; undated pizza prep foods; unlabeled spray containers; fruit flies/gnats; employee drinks on ice bin next to food/equipment; ice wand on floor of freezer; equipment stacked while still wet. 70 (95 follow-up)

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