Rodent droppings, gnats lead to low health score at now shuttered far North Side pub

Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery off Loop 1604 near Gold Canyon Road gets 75

By Dillon Collier - Investigative Reporter

SAN ANTONIO - A now shuttered far north San Antonio pub and eatery received a low health score late last month after a long list of violations, including rodent droppings found under its bar and in a storage room, according to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District.

Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery, off Loop 1604 near Gold Canyon Road, received a 75 after an inspector noted other issues including gnat activity throughout the kitchen and bar areas.

The phone rang repeatedly at the establishment without anyone answering, during repeated phone calls from a KSAT 12 News reporter.

A spokeswoman for Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery released the following statement via email on Tuesday, confirming the establishment has closed down:

Thank you for contacting Tilted Kilt Franchise Operating LLC (“TKFO”).

Please note that TKFO is the Franchisor of the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery Brand. 

Each Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery is individually owned and operated. The Franchisee owner is solely responsible for the operations and management of their franchise pub. The Franchisee for the San Antonio TK made the decision to close this location as a TK indefinitely. Please continue to visit the website for the most up to date information on a location near you.

You can read the full report by searching the Metro Health website.

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District's scoring of food establishments is based on a 100-point demerit system.

The inspection reports, which establishments are required to post in public view, feature a number score at the top and bottom of the front page. A separate placard with the number score and a letter grade (example: 100/A) is also available upon request from the food establishment. Posting the placard is voluntary.

To see more health inspection scores and to go Behind the Kitchen Door with Dillon Collier, click HERE for our special section

Score Guide:

  • 100-90 = A (Very Good to Acceptable)
  • 89-80 = B (Acceptable to Marginal)
  • 79 or lower = C (Marginal to Poor)
  • Metro Health indicates that scores of 69 or lower are failing scores.

Here are the latest scores:

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Murphy's Deli, 300 Convent St., 96
Beef & Bourbon Steakhouse, 4946 Rigsby Ave., 95
Sno-Wiz, 6010 S. Flores St., 95
Yolanda's Uptown Café, 615 Fredericksburg Rd., 95
Aldo's Ristorante Italiano, 22211 IH 10 West, 94
Augie's Barbed Wire Smokehouse, 3709 N. St. Mary's, 94
Boom Boom Sports Bar, 1621 S. New Braunfels, 94
Outlaw Kitchens, 2919 N. Flores St., 93
Goro's Sushi, 2619 Mossrock St., 92
El Rodeo Mexican Grill Tex-Mex, 9775 Culebra Rd., 91
Iron Cactus, 200 Riverwalk, 90
Delicious Tamales To Go, 4510 West Ave., 88
Korean Market, 6210 Fairdale Dr., 80
Formosa Garden, 1011 NE Loop 410, 79
Max & Louie's, 226 W. Bitters Rd., 78
Singapore Chinese Restaurant, 445 McCarty Rd., 78
Luther's Café, 1503 N. Main Ave., 76
Tilted Kilt, 2070 N. FM 1604 East, 75

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For food establishment complaints in the city of San Antonio, send an email to Metro Health or call 210-207-8853.

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