Johnson County Public Health contracts with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals to provide local inspection and licensing activities at food establishments (grocery stores, restaurants, and convenience stores), hotels and motels.

Search Inspections Reports

The link (above) will allow you to search and review inspection reports conducted within all of Iowa. You may choose to search only in Johnson County by choosing this option under jurisdiction.

How do I read an inspection report?

Please note: Inspections conducted prior to January 1, 2014 were imported and converted from previous software and may contain inaccuracies or missing files.

Here are the inspection reports conducted in the past two weeks:

Inspection Reports 2.9.24-2.15.24

EMRB Café – Routine
Great American Cookie – Routine
Tweety Juice Bar – Routine
The Station II – Letter of Correction
Wingstop – Letter of Correction
Shelter House – Letter of Correction
El Paso Tienda Mexican – Physical Recheck
R J’Z Express – Physical Recheck
Happy Joe’s Pizza – Physical Recheck
The Pullman Bar & Diner – Routine
The Vine Tavern & Eatery – Physical Recheck
North Dodge Amoco – Physical Recheck
Short’s Eastside – Physical Recheck
Reunion Brewery – Routine
Casa Tequila Authentic Mexican Grill – Physical Recheck
Blackstone – Routine
Stella – Physical Recheck
Iowa City Halal Food & Grocery – Routine

Inspections 2.2.24-2.8.24

Hillcrest Academy – Routine
Casey’s General Store #2761 – Routine
North Dodge Amoco – Routine
Jimmy John’s Coralville – Physical Recheck
El Paso Tienda Mexican – Physical Recheck
Wingstop – Routine
Sleep Inn & Suites – Physical Recheck
Sleep Inn & Suites Hotel – Physical Recheck
Comfort Inn & Suites – Routine
Stella – Routine
Jimmy John’s Washington St. – Routine
Graze – Routine
Fiesta Mexican Restaurant – Routine
Happy Joe’s Pizza – Letter of Correction*
Canteen @Amazon DIA4 – Pre-opening
Kum & Go #507 – Routine
Andale Andale Inc – Routine
Hilltop Lounge Inc – Routine
Tribute Eatery and Bar – Routine
Kum & Go #201 – Letter of Correction
Touch Down Wings – Physical Recheck
Giddy Up – Pre-opening
The Box – Pre-opening
Shelter House – Routine
Dublin Underground – Routine
The Deadwood – Routine
Dairy Queen North Liberty – Routine
Five Guys – Routine
Central Discount – Routine
Midtown Family Restaurant – Routine
Lone Tree BP – Routine

*= Warning Letter

Routine – An inspection conducted as an unknown, spontaneous visit and frequency based upon risk level
Physical Recheck – An onsite visit to verify corrective measures were taken to address Risk Factor violations
Letter of Correction – A remote method of verifying corrective actions taken to address Risk Factor violations
Pre-opening – Onsite visit to ensure kitchen design, hand washing, ware washing facilities, restrooms, plumbing, and all other physical aspects of the establishment meet IA Food Code requirements prior to the release of a license
Warning Letter – A Warning Letter is requested for Foodborne Illness Risk Factor violations that remain out of compliance on three or more routine inspections or physical rechecks. A Warning Letter is also issued if, within the past 24 months, a previous Warning Letter was issued due to out of compliance Foodborne Illness Risk Factor violations.


If you have questions regarding the inspection reports please contact one of the Environmental Health Specialist staff at 319-356-6040.