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Dawson County restaurant inspections: March 27 through April 16
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The following are food service businesses that were inspected by the Dawson County Environmental Health Department from March 27 through April 16, 2018. A score of 69 or less is failing.

Visit the Dawson County Public Health Inspection Page for a searchable list of food service scores:


March 27


143 Power Center Dr. STE 150, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 96, Grade: A



6625 Hwy. 53 STE 180, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 88, Grade: B

Notes: Hand sink obstructed by trash can, sanitizer bucket. Kitchenware washed and rinsed but not sanitized. Containers used to sauce wings cleaned only at end of day instead of every four hours of use. Handles on utensils used to scoop food laying in the food. Vents/hoods need to be cleaned frequently to prevent accumulation of grease. Product soaking up grease should be discarded to prevent build-up that can be attraction for insects/rodents. Women’s restroom without covered trash container. Accumulation of grease/food debris at floor/wall juncture under equipment and between equipment.


March 28


25 Main St., Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 89, Grade: B

Notes: No verifiable acknowledgement signed by employees that they have been informed of an employee health policy. Hotel pans stacked on clean dish rack had grease and food residue inside. Soda dispenser nozzles not being completely disassembled when cleaning and sanitizing; mold debris inside nozzles. Cloth towels out on prep surfaces; towels must be stored clan and dry when not in use, used to wipe food spills from plates for service or stored in chemical sanitizing solution.


April 2


384 Hwy. 53 E, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 79, Grade: C

Notes: Leftover queso not reheated to specifications. Leftover queso not cooled or held cold at appropriate temperature. Rolling container lids cracked and/or missing portion of lid. Tile baseboard damaged and/or missing behind sink/dishwashing area; grout missing above tile baseboard; painted dry wall in dry storage heavily scarred, surface no longer smooth for easy cleaning.


April 3


6566 Hwy. 53 E, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 85, Grade: B

Notes: Leftover pulled pork and briskets not reheated fast enough to meet requirements. Brunswick stew not reheated to requirements.  Acrylic door of hot holding cabinet cracked in several places. Tops of grease recycle containers with accumulation of grease. Floors with grease/food debris under equipment; floor tiles damaged. Many flies dead and alive in kitchen.



837 Hwy. 400 S STE 145, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 100, Grade: A


April 4


6636 Hwy. 53 E, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 86, Grade: B

Notes: Hot water sanitizing dish machine final rinse pressure above required; dish machine also leaking in underneath during final rinse. Egg mixing cups above grill with egg/food residue inside cup; need to be scrubbed and checked after cleaning and sanitizing before storage and use. Chili, grits and gravy being held hot not holding at required temperature of 135 degrees or above. Accumulation of grease behind grease container.



244 S 400 Center Lane, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 93, Grade: A

Notes:  Employee drinks in kitchen not in single-service cup with secure lid and straw. Sanitizer buckets used to store wet wiping cloths between uses are being kept on prep tops between open sandwich coolers and with other food items.


April 5


416 Crystal Falls Fairway, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 91, Grade: A

Notes: In-house made chili not reheated to requirements. Hot dogs on roller not reheated to requirements.


April 6


3651 Dawson Forest Road STE 160, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 91, Grade: A

Notes: Not enough chlorine sanitizer being dispensed in dishwasher. Frozen fish filets not being thawed to requirements. No test trips for sanitizer in use. Recycle grease containers behind restaurant with grease down backs of containers accumulating between containers and containing wall.


April 12


19 Tucker Ave., Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 100, Grade: A


April 13


837 Hwy. 400 N, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534

Score: 98, Grade: A

Notes: Floor tiles damaged and/or missing; baseboard peeling away from cabinets, from wall; floor tiles missing/shifting to expose flooring underneath; some damaged baseboard at doorway to back prep room. Finishes need to be durable, cleanable and nonabsorbent and prevent areas for insect harborage.