BKD checks in with 3 restaurants with previous failing scores

By Mark Austin - Anchor

SAN ANTONIO - As summer sizzles in South Texas, three San Antonio restaurants have fizzled when it comes to their health inspections.

KSAT visited all three to see where things stand now.

Open 24 hours a day, Las Brazas at 2527 Vance Jackson Road failed their latest health inspection with 40 demerits.

Anything over 30 is a poor score in San Antonio.

The owner was not there when I stopped by, but I was able to speak to him by phone.

The owner told me the inspection happened right after he got back from being gone for two weeks on medical leave.

He said they've already had one re-inspection. They've finished making all the corrections and the inspector is due back again this week.

Taco Express Café at 3659 Culebra Road failed their most recent inspection with 33 demerits.

The manager wasn't there when we went by, but she said she would talk to the health inspector and see that all corrections had been made.

The last stop is Taqueria San Luis at 8750 South Presa Street.

They failed their inspections by just two demerits, 32 in total, and had just two employees on duty.

We spotted some corrections, but also saw other violations.

Soap and paper towels had been re-stocked and the walk-in cooler was relatively clean, but we saw multiple food containers uncovered in the cooler.

The microwave was dirty and there was a small packet of meat sitting inside.

An employee's drink didn't have a lid which is a cross-contamination risk.

Their inspection report wasn't posted in public view.

The staff said they were waiting for the inspector to come back to take another look.

If you'd like us to check into a restaurant or if you'd like to report a restaurant with passing scores, email us at bkd@ksat.com

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