Data update: 316 new restaurant inspections

May 25, 2011 

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We've added 316 records of health inspections for restaurants, bars, cafeterias and other eateries in Kershaw, Lexington and Richland counties.

The inspections were carried out between April 22 and May 20 by Department of Health and Environmental Control inspectors.

Thirty-four area establishments in that period earned exceptional scores between 98 and 100 on unannounced, routine inspections.

Twenty-eight received B-level scores between 78 and 87 on their routine inspections and nine earned Cs with scores between 63 and 77. All those establishments had or will have the opportunity to improve marks with follow-up inspections.

The eatery with the lowest routine inspection score was Miyo's of Lexington on Sunset Boulevard, Lexington, which received the 63 after a May 11 inspection. The restaurant had a follow-up inspection May 13 that earned a very good score of 96 and an "A" posting.

The lowest follow-up score in this period was Midlands Mini Mart, 2121 Two Notch Road in Richland County, which received an 84 on an April 29 follow-up inspection. A second follow-up inspection May 9 went better, with the business getting an "A"-worthy 95.

Only eateries with scores of 88 or higher on follow-up inspections may post an "A" sticker.

To learn more about inspections, browse these and thousands more records and visit our local restaurant guide, CLICK HERE.

– Kelly Davis

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