Mexican eatery gets whopping 64 demerits

La Esquinita Mexican Restaurant fails recent health inspection

Published On: Aug 10 2012 03:30:07 AM CDT
SAN ANTONIO -

A Mexican restaurant racked up 64 demerits during its latest health inspection, but insist it was just an unlucky day.

La Esquinita Mexican Restaurant is located on Shepherd Road outside Loop 1604 in Southwest Bexar County. Despite the high number of violations, the restaurant is still open for business. Some notable violations included:

An employee tells KSAT's Behind the Kitchen Door that the inspector was on them for "every little thing." She said a different inspector came back and found fewer problems.

KSAT found five old scores for La Esquinita dating back to 2009. Their worst was 27 demerits, which is not a failing score. Their best was 4 demerits. 

Four businesses recently earned perfect scores from Metro Health.

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