Raw meat in broken container, mold near sink lead to low score at NW Side restaurant

Jalisco Taqueria received a score of 77 from health officials during inspection

SAN ANTONIO – A Mexican restaurant on the city’s Northwest Side was ordered to go through a re-inspection in April after a broken container was being used to hold raw meat on a food prep table.

Jalisco Taqueria, located in the 6500 block of Babcock Road, scored a 77 during an inspection that also uncovered mold near a three-compartment sink.

An employee was also seen making tortillas without a proper hair restraint.

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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:

  • Binge Kitchen, 449 McCarty, 100
  • Hong Kong Harbor, 8230 Marbach Rd., 100
  • Sake Cafe Sushi Bar & Grill, 100
  • Deco Pizzeria, 2026 Babcock Rd., 99
  • Bar Louie, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy., 98
  • Bill Miller BBQ, 2911 Thousand Oaks, 96
  • Tacos Ricos, 8025 Bandera Rd., 96
  • Saffron Persian Cuisine, 8846 Huebner Rd., 94
  • Firehouse Subs, 7431 NW Loop 410, 93
  • Mama Margies, 9950 IH 10 West, 92
  • Taqueria Guadalajara, 1616 SW Military Dr., 91
  • Mariscos Del Puerto, 10430 Culebra Rd., 90
  • Kumori Sushi Restaurant, 700 East Sonterra, 89
  • La Michoacana Meat Market, 6059 La Cima, 88
  • Cafe Rosa, 2034 Basse Rd., 87
  • Quick Wok, 7210 SW Loop 410, 87
  • El Pueblito, 2303 Quintana Rd., 86
  • Yaya’s Thai Restaurant, 8085 Callaghan Rd., 83
  • China Harbor Restaurant, 191 SW Military Dr., 79
  • Jalisco Taqueria, 6502 Babcock Rd., 77

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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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.