Behind the Kitchen Door: Two Taco Cabana restaurants fail inspection

Taco Cabana on Highway 90 West, Taco Cabana on Perrin Beitel get failing scores

Author: RJ Marquez, Web Editor,
Published On: Jul 24 2013 03:53:58 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 24 2013 11:47:11 AM CDT

San Antonio Metro Health recently handed out failing scores to a pair of Taco Cabana restaurants.

The Taco Cabana located in the 6800 block of Highway 90 West failed their routine health inspection with 39 demerits.

The Taco Cabana located at 12030 Perrin Beitel failed their latest inspection with 31 demerits. Their violations included:

It is rare for Taco Cabana to fail health inspections, let alone two of their restaurants.

The company's chief operating officer sent KSAT Behind the Kitchen Door a  statement that read:

"We take our food quality and safety practices very seriously at Taco Cabana. Upon hearing of the results of the inspections, we promptly took corrective action and we passed both [follow-up] inspections that took place about a week later. In addition, we re-trained the restaurant teams to help ensure future compliance to food safety requirements."

The following restaurants received perfect scores during their latest inspection by Metro Health:

4 restaurants get perfect health scores

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