Food service inspections

July 15, 2014 at 2:15 a.m.

The Victoria City-county Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties.

In the inspection reports, each violation in the Food Temperature/Time Requirements category is 5 demerits; in the Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements category, 4 demerits; and in the Facility and Equipment Requirements, 3 demerits. Zero is a perfect score, while 100 demerits is the worst possible score.

Each Wednesday, the Advocate publishes inspection results from the previous week. All demerits are reported, but only those in the categories of Food Temperature/Time Requirements and Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements are detailed.


Cuero One Stop, 710 N. Esplanade St., Cuero. Demerits: 13. Improper cold-hold temperature. Ice bags need labels. Dispose of deli sandwiches and sausage that are out of date.

Snack Shack and Snow, Mobile Unit 77979, Port Lavaca. Demerits: 8. Wash hands before putting on gloves. Need to have hot water on during operating hours.

K 3 Logistics LLC, 14009 U.S. Highway 87 North, Westhoff. Demerits: 7. Sandwiches need ingredient labels. Post the current food establishment permit. One facility or equipment violation.

Prickly Pear Cafe, 102 Banyan Court, Victoria. Demerits: 6. Keep receipt of disposal on mobile unit. Post permit. Keep openings screened or closed. Need light shield. Two facility or equipment violations.

Napoleon's, 2806 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 4. Improper cold-hold temperature. Employees should wash hands at hand-washing sink.

J and T One Stop, 514 Margie Tewmey St., Magnolia Beach; Saltwater Saloon, 514 Margie Tewmey St., Port Lavaca; Terrence W. Ellis Catering, Mobile Unit 77901, Victoria. Demerits: 3.

Habaneros, 1505 N. Esplanade St., Cuero; Jack-in-the-Box No. 4780, 5229 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Papa John's Pizza No. 3750, 3112-E N. Navarro St., Victoria; Pizza Hut No. 022652, Victoria; Spring Creek Place Event Center, 12116 Nursery Drive, Victoria; Villafranca Tamales, 414 Crawford Drive, Victoria; Whataburger No. 175, 4302 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Bistro Cafe, 1200 Carl Ramert Drive, Yoakum; H-E-B Food Store No. 355, 201 W. Gonzales St., Yoakum; Rusty Rooster, 604 Highway 77-A, Yoakum; Yoakum Nursing and Rehab Center, 1300 Carl Ramert Drive, Yoakum. Demerits: 0.


Beep Beep Bus, 459 N. Ocean Drive, Port Lavaca, inspected June 13 with 40 demerits. Reinspected July 5 with critical violations corrected.

Club Westerner, 1005 W. Constitution St., Victoria, inspected June 25 with 14 demerits. Reinspected July 7 with most violations corrected.

Don Jose Mexican Restaurant, 2902 E. Airline Road, Victoria, inspected June 9 with 5 demerits. Reinspected July 1 with cold-hold violation corrected.

Taqueria El Rodeo No. 2, 3402 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria, inspected June 11 with 5 demerits. Reinspected July 1 with violations corrected.



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