Food Safety and Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Restaurant inspection ratings

Policies requiring food establishments to publicly post safety inspection “grades” empower consumers, reduce foodborne illness rates, and cut down on health care costs.

Our assessment of restaurant inspection policies includes information about city laws valid through October 1, 2016.

The state of restaurant inspection ratings policies in big US cities

Twelve out of forty cities received a medal for restaurant inspection ratings policies, including nine gold, and three silver.


Out of the nation’s 40 largest cities