Know before you dine out – read this week’s restaurant inspection reports | Business


The Environmental Health Division of the Victoria County Department of Public Health inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties.

In the inspection reports, each infraction in priority elements 1 to 20 corresponds to 3 demerits; Priority Foundation items 21-33 are 2 demerits; and the base elements are 1 demerit. Zero is a perfect score, while 100 demerits is the worst possible score.

Every Wednesday, the lawyer publishes the inspection results of the previous week. All demerits are reported, but only priority and essential items are detailed.


Wal-Mart Fuel Center #4194, 4107 Houston Highway, Victoria. Demerits: 10. Need for a health and personal hygiene manual for employees. Need a body fluid cleanse kit. Need food handler certificates on file. Expired disinfectant test strips. Need to display the last inspection visible to the public.

Ezee Store, 3801 N. Halsey Street, Victoria. Demerits: 9. Need to clean the ice machine. Need a body fluid cleanse kit. Need a certified food manager. Need food handlers certificates. Need paper towels in the bathroom. Need a first aid kit.

Raven is at the Woodlawn, 1326 E. Red River Street, Victoria. Demerits: 8. Need to cover food. Need to indicate the date. Need to clean or replace the walk-in grilles. Need to replace cutting boards. Need to clean walk-in floors. Need to clean the kitchen area.

Highway 111 Shell, 201 S. Wells St., Edna. Demerits: 5. Need to use gloves when handling ready-to-eat foods. Need disinfectant test strips.

Cathy’s Restaurant, 2581 W. Adams Ave., Port O’Connor. Demerits: 5. Need to repair a leak in the sink. Need current Certified Food Handler certification.

General Dollar No. 7474, 701 S. Moody Street, Victoria. Demerits: 5. Need a body fluid clean-up kit. Need to clean up the warehouse. Need to clean the bathroom.

Stripes magazine 40879H, 1704 SW Moody St., Victoria. Demerits: 5. Expired drugs. Expired food permit.

Central Station Bar and Grill, 216 W. May St., Yoakum. Demerits: 5. Need for a health and personal hygiene manual for employees. Need to date food products.

May Asian Market, 630 N. Virginia St., Port Lavaca. Demerits: 2.

Josie’s Mexican Food, 610 W. Adams Ave., Port O’Connor. Demerits: 2.

clean plate, 9406 Zac Lentz Parkway, Victoria. Demerits: 2.

Fastop Food Store No.1, 1901, John Stockbauer Drive, Victoria. Demerits: 2.

Long John Silver No. 70264, 2904 N. Navarro Street, Victoria. Demerits: 2.

The king of smoothies, 2811 Houston Highway, Victoria. Demerits: 2.

Wendy #69, 2901 Houston Highway, Victoria. Demerits: 2.

First United Methodist Church, 216 W. Main St., Edna; Calhoun Sandettes Concession, 705 Nueces Street, Port Lavaca; Church Chicken No. 1463, 206 SH 35 South, Port Lavaca; First United Methodist Church, 814 N. San Antonio St., Port Lavaca; Saltwater Lounge, 514 Margie Tewmey, Port Lavaca; Charlie’s Donuts, 1406 E. Rio Grande St., Victoria; Dominos Pizza, 8809 N. Navarro Street, Suite 200, Victoria; Faith Family Church, 2002 Mockingbird Lane, Victoria; Faith Family Cafe Bar, 2002 Mockingbird Lane, Victoria; Goat Night Club, 4106 Houston Highway, Victoria; Barbecue at Mumphord’s Place, 1202 E. Juan Linn St., Victoria; Sky restaurant, 236 Foster Field Drive, Victoria; Southbound RV Park and Cabins, 6234 US 59 S., Victoria; Church overlooking the stadium, 3102 Miori Lane, Victoria; Great donuts, 7905 N. Navarro St., No. 212, Victoria; Sweet occasions, 2910 N. Laurent Street, Victoria; Victoria Regional Juvenile Justice Center, 97 Foster Field Drive, Victoria; mexican restaurant, 318 Front Street, Yoakum; Demerits: 0.


dairy queen, 1205 N. Virginia St., Port Lavaca, inspected Nov. 12 with 4 demerits. Reinspected Jan 19 with most violations corrected.


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