Moldy walls and ceiling, rusty food containers lead to low score at San Antonio convenience store

Shop-N-Save received a score of 78 from Metro Health

Shop-N-Save, located in the 1300 block of N. Trinity Street. Photo Courtesy of Google image. (KSAT. Photo Courtesy: Google)

SAN ANTONIO – A convenience store on the city’s near West Side was cited by health inspectors last month after a mold-like substance was discovered on the walls and ceiling of its walk-in cooler.

Shop-N-Save, located in the 1300 block of N. Trinity Street, received a score of 78 and was also written up for using food containers with metal rust debris, according to Metropolitan Health records.

The store was ordered to go through a re-inspection, records show.

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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

Other scores this week:

  • California Pizza Kitchen, 11745 IH 10 West, 100
  • Old San Francisco Steak House, 10223 Sahara Dr., 100
  • Red Lobster, 17415 U.S. 281 North, 100
  • Kain Na Filipino Cuisine, 2367 Austin Hwy., 98
  • Bar-B-Cutie Smokehouse, 5603 Presidio Pkwy., 97
  • Luciano Express, 2414 Babcock Rd., 97
  • Diablo’s Cafe, 514 Pleasanton Rd., 95
  • Culebra Meat Market, 7605 Tezel Rd., 94
  • Fruteria Tres Hermanos, 3206 West Ave., 94
  • Bombay Bicycle Club, 3506 N. St. Mary’s, 93
  • Dim Sum Oriental Cuisine, 2313 NW Military Hwy., 93
  • Los Balito’s Taco Shop, 3111 TPC Pkwy., 92
  • La Sorpresa Cafe, 3213 Pleasanton Rd., 90
  • Grady’s BBQ, 3619 IH 35 North, 89
  • La Chinitas Restaurant, 1012 Avondale Ave., 87
  • Panchito’s Fruit Cups & More, 4534 W. Commerce St., 86
  • La Michoacana Meat Market, 1814 S. W.W. White Rd., 84
  • Pho Hung Cuong Vietnamese Restaurant, 12730 IH 10 West, 82
  • Taco Jalisco de Oro, 103 W. Theo Ave., 82
  • Carryon Convenience Store, 2602 NW Loop 410, 81
  • Shop-N-Save, 1302 N. Trinity St., 78

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

Check out more restaurant scores by clicking here.

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About the Author:

Emmy-award winning reporter Dillon Collier joined the KSAT 12 Defenders in 2016. Dillon's investigative stories air weeknights on the Nightbeat. He provides restaurant health reports for KSAT's "Behind the Kitchen Door." Dillon is a two-time Houston Press Club Journalist of the Year and a Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Reporter of the Year.