Busted walk-in fridge hampers West Side taco shop

Roy’s Pronto Taco Hut received a score of 79 from health inspectors

Roy’s Pronto Taco Hut located in the 200 block of Old Hwy. 90 West.
Roy’s Pronto Taco Hut located in the 200 block of Old Hwy. 90 West. (Photo courtesy of Google)

SAN ANTONIO – A taco restaurant on the West Side was ordered to have its walk-in refrigerator serviced immediately after its interior temperature was warmer than health standards allow.

Roy’s Pronto Taco Hut, located in the 200 block of Old Hwy. 90 West, was given a score of 79 during its food establishment inspection last month.

The restaurant was also cited for having hand cream and over the counter medicine near its food preparation area, health 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:

  • Discoteca Mi Pueblito, 4801 W. Commerce St., 100
  • Longhorn Cafe, 1003 Rittiman Rd., 100
  • Tommy’s Restaurant, 12830 Silicon Dr., 100
  • Freetail Brewing Co., 4035 N. FM 1604 West, 99
  • Panera Bread, 999 E. Basse, 99
  • Wingstop, 2902 Goliad Rd., 99
  • Mary’s Kitchen, 1331 Bandera Rd., 98
  • Bayseas Seafood, 410 Valley Hi Dr., 97
  • Chile, Tomate y Cebolla Mexican Restaurant, 1009 Donaldson Ave., 96
  • Hula Poke, 7315 San Pedro Ave., 95
  • Regio Cafe Inc., 1706 McCullough Ave., 91
  • Taqueria Estrella Jalisco, 8830 SW Loop 410, 91
  • Florio’s Italian Restaurant, 7701 Broadway, 90
  • La Jalisco, 3503 Nogalitos St., 89
  • Old Danny’s Cocina, 250 Old Hwy. 90 West, 88
  • Ramona’s Taco, 604 NW 24th St., 88
  • Ruthie’s Mexican Restaurant, 11423 West Ave., 87
  • Mr. Juicy, 3315 San Pedro Ave., 85
  • Sky Top Food Mart, 8511 Starcrest Dr., 84
  • Roy’s Pronto Taco Hut, 246 Old Hwy. 90 West, 79

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.

Behind the Kitchen Door image. (KSAT)

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.