Restaurant Scorecard: Nov. 4

SOUTH CAROLINA (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control aims at improving food safety at area restaurants through a statewide inspection initiative.

The results, which are made available to the public, are based off of a 100 point checklist that inspects 50 areas of each chosen establishment. The lowest grade a restaurant can receive is a "C" rating, or 70 to 77 points.

The following are two of the latest restaurant inspection results in Conway and Myrtle Beach:

Might as Well Bar and Grill | 3505 Hwy 544, Conway

Overall Grade: 81 – B

During an inspection, a DHEC employee found chemicals stored with food and unclean prep counters.

They also found no thermometer in the cooler.

Various areas were in need of cleaning or repair.

[Click here to read the complete health inspection report (PDF)]

Ron Jon's Beer and Burgers | 3218 Waccamaw Blvd., Myrtle Beach

Overall Grade: 88 – A

A DHEC inspector found meat holding at improper temperatures and a dirty ice machine.

Additionally, they found improper cutting boards and the restaurant.

Various areas were in need of cleaning or repair.

To see any follow up scores of these and other restaurants within our area, visit DHEC's website. From there, you can search for a specific restaurant name or restaurants within a specific area.

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