The Mecklenburg and Iredell County health departments conducted inspections at the following Lake Norman area restaurants from Feb. 28 to March 4:



Lowest scores



• Waffle House. 6308 Banner Elk Drive, Charlotte: 93; Boxes of raw chicken stored above boxes of beef steaks inside walk-in cooler; sanitizer not mixed at proper concentration, sliced cheese, raw chicken breasts and diced ham stored above 45 degrees on cookline (chicken and ham were thrown out and cheese was put in cooler); must begin labeling discard times for eggs stored on top of the grill.



• Mountain Island BP: 93.5, 2211 Vinnie’s Way, Charlotte: 93.5; Build up inside soda machine nozzles and on black deflector plate inside ice machine.



• Dragon Buffet, 20430 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius: 93.5; Dish machine not working properly (technician was called to repair it while inspector on site); minced garlic and oil sitting out at room temperature.



• Pho Nam Vietnamese Cuisine, 18059-5 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius: 95; Raw beef stored over soup that had cooled; food debris on blade and other food contact surfaces of the slicer.



Other scores



Huntersville

• Brian’s Dog House Grill, 9931 Rose Commons Drive: 98.5
• Burger King, 16800 Caldwell Creek Drive: 98.5
• Chili’s Grill & Bar, 16633 Statesville Road: 98
• Fox & Hound Pub & Grille, 8711 Lindholm Drive: 99
• Hardees, 14101 Statesville Road: 97.5
• Panda Express, 9918 Knockando Lane: 100
• Pizza Hut, 14210 Market Square Drive: 98.5
• Dragon Express, 9815-G Sam Furr Road: 95.5



Cornelius
• Lowes Foods Market, 17001 Kenton Drive: 100
– Seafood: 101.5
– Deli: 98
• McDonald’s, 20500 Torrence Chapel Road: 98.5
• Hough High School cafeteria, 12420 Bailey Road: 99.5



Davidson
• Davidson Hot Lunch, 212 Gamble St.: 98.5
• Donato’s, 610 Jetton St.: 98
• Exxon Shop, 601 W. Griffith St.: 98
• Ming’s Bistro, 624 Jetton St.: 97.5
• Sabi Asian Bistro, 130 Harbour Place Drive: 99



North Lake Mall area
• Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, 5029 Beatties Ford Road: 97.5
• Firebirds Rocky Mountain Grill, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive: 97
• Harris Teeter Melon Bar, 3540 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road: 98
– Deli: 98.5



Mooresville
• McAlister’s Deli, 601 River Hwy.: 101.5
• O’Charley’s, 604 River Hwy.: 100
• Portifino’s Restaurant, 591 River Hwy.: 98
• Rice Fun, 690 Bluefield Road: 99
• Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, 688 Bluefield Road: 98.5
• Shoals Saloon and Grille, 1098 Brawley School Road: 97.5
• Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Que, 328 W. Plaza Drive: 98
• Texas Steakhouse, 140 Regency Center Drive: 98.5