HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Seven restaurants scored in the 80s this week in Restaurant Scorecard, and three are boasting scores in the high 90s.
Jimmagan's on North Kings Highway received a score of 81 from inspectors with the Department of Health and Environmental Control. While at the Myrtle Beach restaurant, inspectors noted an employee drink in the food prep area without a lid. They also say a worker didn't wash their hands properly. Another violation, this one a consecutive one: inspectors say the only hand sink in the kitchen is covered with plastic because it needs to be fixed.
Spencerz Sports Pub on Highway 17 in Surfside Beach received an 82. It was cited for a dish washer that wasn't sanitizing, excessive build up in microwaves and toaster ovens, and mildew build-up in an ice machine. There was also food stored too close to the floor inside the walk in cooler.
Another Surfside Beach restaurant, Borgata, also had its health inspection this week. DHEC says it got an 83 percent for things like an employee not washing their hands and no soap at hand sinks in the kitchen or at the bars. Inspectors also had complaints about both the men's and women's restrooms.
Sharkey's Beach Club on North Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach got an 88. Officials say there were bugs in the kitchen.
Moving to the higher scores, Bangkok House on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach received a 97, Outback Steakhouse in North Myrtle Beach also got a 97, and on its first inspection, the new Club Faces in Myrtle Beach received a 98. The only problem cited here: no thermometer for a dish sink.