How Did Lawrenceville's Romantic Restaurants Score on Inspections?

Before you take your sweetheart out for a special Valentine's Day dinner, check out their most recent inspection scores.

The following are restaurant health inspection scores as reported by Gwinnett County:

Dominick's Restaurant, 197 West Crogan Street
Score: 82 B
Inspection Date: 
December 29
Previous Score: 76 C (7/18/12), 91 A (6/18/12)
Type of inspection:
Violations: 2-1B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(c) ] Employees putting on gloves to prepare food without washing their hands first. Had employees remove gloves and wash hands before donning new gloves. Employees must wash hands prior to donning gloves for food service or preparation. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 6-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Multiple items in salad cooler above 41F. Items only in cooler for 1 hour were put back in cooler to cool back down. All potentially hazardous foods must be cold helkd at 41F or below. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Sophia's Italian Cafe, 555 Progress Center Avenue
Score: 90 A 
Inspection Date: 
December 7
Previous Score: 92 A (6/14/12), 94 A (11/29/11)
Type of inspection:
Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(b) ] Table tops being sanitized with the 2 step method,using only one bucket with sanitizer and cloth.CFSM advised to add one step that includes an additional bucket with sanitizer or use the one step method with a spray bottle with sanitizer and paper towels. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 12D, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(g) ] Sausage being washed in 2 cavity veg sink. Sausage removed and placed in WIC. Sink cavity washed, rinsed and sanitized. CFSM advised to use vegetable sink for vegetables only. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 18, Violation of Code: [.07(2)(m) ] Rear door sweep with gap.Replace door sweep to prevent the entrance of insects to food service facility.  New Violation.

Ted's Montana Grill, 1250 Scenic Highway 
Suite 1720
Score: 91 A 
Inspection Date: 
January 3

Previous Score: 88 B (6/11/12), 100 A (12/20/11)
Type of inspection:

Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Drink nozzles at drink fountain with build-up of mold like substances. Nozzles were replaced with clean set of nozzles. Food contact surfaces should be kept clean to sight/touch at all times to prevent possible contamination. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 11A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(e) ] Multiple potentially hazardous foods (sauces/dressings made in house)cooling in deep pans with tight fitting lids. Food products were placed on ice baths/in shallow pans for rapid cooling. Rapid cooling measures include shallow pans, ice baths, ice paddles, using ice as an ingredient and loose coverings during the cooling process. PHF's should be cooled from 135 F to 70 F in two hours and from 70 F to 41 F in an additional four hours for hot products and from 135 F to 41 F in four hours for cold items (products made/processed at ambient air temperatures). Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 14B, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(a) ] Multiple stacks of stainless pans wet stacked. Pans were placed to be air dried. Equipment/utensils must be air dried prior to stacking to prevent bacteria growth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Gary's Bistro, 1250 Scenic Highway Suite 1240 
Score: 96 A
Inspection Date: 
December 20
Previous Score: 91 A (6/11/12), 91 A (12/21/11)
Type of inspection:
Violations: 6-2, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(g) ] Opened containers of sour cream & buttermilk and container of cooked chicken in walk-in cooler held over 24 hours not properly date marked. Items were date marked during inspection. Commercially packaged potentially hazardous foods and cooked foods that are held over 24 hours must be date marked with the date of preparation and/or date commercial package opened plus six days shelf life before the products must be sold and/or discarded. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

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