The Nook, Jeff & Blues earn 95+ health scores in January

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Jeff & Blues was among bars and restaurants that received 95+ health scores in January. (Moody Mondays via Facebook)

The Madison County Health Department in January conducted inspections at more than 100 restaurants in the county. As a public service, Hville Blast reports monthly Madison County Health Department restaurant scores, featuring those eateries with health scores of 95 or better on their inspection (we excluded private eateries like school or business cafeterias).

Here is who had top health scores in January of 2023:

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Floyd’s BBQ – 95

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Floyd’s was another honor roll member with 95+ health scores in January. (Floyd’s BBQ via Facebook)

Floyd’s BBQ, located at 5988 Pulaski Pike in Huntsville, is everything you should expect from a North Alabama BBQ joint, with delicious food and a no-frills atmosphere that’s completely inviting.

The Nook – 98

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The Nook in Huntsville earned a 98 on its most recent health inspection. (The Nook via Facebook)

Another one of our Health Score Honor Roll members this month is The Nook, located at 3305 Bob Wallace Ave. in Huntsville. This restaurant, pub and beer garden is a favorite spot among locals, and they earned a 98 on their recent health inspection.

Jeff & Blues – 97

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A new bar in town, Jeff & Blues, earned a 97 health score this month. (Jeff & Blues via Facebook)

Another local spot among those to earn 95+ health scores in January is a newcomer to the Huntsville restaurant and bar scene, Jeff & Blues. Located at the Orion Amphitheater, this neat little dive bar is named after the owners’ dogs. This place has a great atmosphere!

More restaurants with 95+ health scores in January

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Moody Monday’s received a 98 health score in January. (Moody Monday’s via Facebook)

Several more Huntsville-area eateries also made our Health Score Honor Roll, with 95+ health scores for January, including:

  • Three Scoops – 100
  • Thyme Saver Meals – 100
  • Scooter’s Coffee – 99
  • Chicken Salad Chick (Madison ) – 98
  • Moody Monday’s – 98
  • Pints & Pixels – 97
  • Mexican Express – 97
  • Apple Lane Farms (Madison) – 97
  • Crumbl (Madison) – 96
  • Drake’s – 96
  • Baskin Robbins (Whitesburg) – 96
  • The Hideaway Bar and Grill – 95
  • SeaSalt Urban Oyster Bar – 95
  • Olde Towne Coffee Shoppe – 95
  • Shababy’s Rib Shack – 95
  • Johnny Gryll’s – 95
  • Nothing But Noodles (Whitesburg) – 95

These food service inspections are invaluable and help keep us all safe. It is our right to know. Check the Madison County Health Department website for complete scores.

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Michael Seale
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