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Moe’s & Joe’s passes health reinspection, but doesn’t score an A

UPDATE: Moe’s & Joe’s scored an 87/B during a reinspection Tuesday. Points were docked for not providing the original Certified Food Protection Manager documentation and not cooking a chicken breast to the correct temperature, according to the report. 

ORIGINAL STORY (published June 28): An Atlanta tavern failed a recent health inspection, Fulton County records show.

Moe’s & Joe’s Tavern in Virginia-Highland scored a 55/U following the Monday evaluation; 69 and below is considered failing. Its two prior scores, from May, were both Cs.

According to the report, there was "heavy fly activity” during the inspection.

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Officials also reported heavy grease buildup on equipment and a black mold-like substance on an ice machine flap.

A man who answered the phone Wednesday afternoon said a manager or owner was not immediately available for comment. 

Follow-up inspections are generally completed within 10 days of the original evaluation.

Moe’s & Joe’s Tavern

1033 North Highland Ave. NE

Atlanta, GA 30306

Score: 55

Read the full report.

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