Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors give 3 'As' and 3 'Bs' this week

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Department of Health and Environmental Control inspectors performed routine inspections on six retail food establishments in the area this week; three received an "A" rating, and three had enough violations to knock them down to a "B."

Inspectors will be following up at Wok on the Dock in Little River after the restaurant received several critical violations during an inspection. According to the DHEC report, paper menus were being used to store food, a bus pan and cutting boards had build-ups of grime, the floor had a build-up of grease around equipment, and the mop sink was in poor repair, among other violations. Wok on the Dock received an 82 out of 100 points.

The Myrtle Beach Marriott received an 84, or "B" rating. Inspectors found that "clean" pans had food particles on them, there was no sneeze guard for the self-service waffle station, the top of the dishwasher was not clean, and two servers were seen eating at the wait station, according to the DHEC report. Many of these violations were corrected on the day of the inspection.

According to the inspection report, Kimbel's on Pond Road in Murrells Inlet had several critical violations: the dish machine was not working properly, the sprayer hose did not have a dual-check backflow preventer, patches in the floor were absorbing water, and the soda guns and boots had mold build-up. The dish machine and backflow violations were corrected, and a follow-up inspection with DHEC was required.

Angela's Produce and Seafood Market in Garden City, Hog Heaven in Pawleys Island, and Kitchen Capers in Myrtle Beach all received "A" ratings with 98 points or higher out of 100.

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