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Cilantro’s in Claxton Boosts Health Score to 86

The restaurant was inspected again and resolved several of the issues cited in last week, but was cited for 2 new violations and 1 repeat this week.
The details of both inspections –>

Six days after landing a health inspection score of 78, Cilantro’s in Claxton has brought its score up by eight points.

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An agent of the Georgia Department of Public Health visited the Mexican cuisine establishment in Evans County on June 12 only for the restaurant to be cited for a number of violations. Cilantro’s ultimately received a ‘C’ grade of 78 and seven violations, including:

4-2B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.05(7)(b)] Observed buildup on soda head nozzles and knives placed in clean area.  New Violation.
6-1A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(6)(f)] Observed several cold hold temps out. COS: food discarded.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation.
6-1C Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(6)(d)] Observed cheese dip that has been in cooling process for 2 hours at 109 and in a bulk batch container. COS: Food discarded.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
12A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(4)(q)] Observed raw meat products stored over veggies in walk in cooler.  Repeat Violation.
12B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(5)(i)] Observed food handler without a proper hair restraint.  New Violation.
15B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.05(3)(h),(i)] Observed sanitizer bucket not at 50 ppm and not using test strips to check sanitizer.  New Violation.
16A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.06(1)(g),(h)] Observed hand wash sink not having hot water.  New Violation.


During the June 12 inspection, the establishment was instructed to contact the health department once the cooler had been fixed.

But another inspection on June 18 increased the score to an 86. The most recent inspection is the third in the last 30 days. The restaurant received an 82 back in May 2019.

The latest report cited two new violations, including personal cleanliness and a rag placement violation, as well as a repeat violation for food storage temperatures.

You can read the report from June 18, 2019 here.

You can read the report from June 12, 2019 here.

Jessica Szilagyi is a former Statewide Contributor for

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