April 24, 2024

Two restaurants failed and rodent droppings and fly infestations were seen in the latest Tarrant County health inspections, according to data from the county.

There were 132 inspections from Dec. 3 to Dec. 9.

Tarrant County Public Health inspects and scores all restaurants in Tarrant County except for those located in Fort Worth, Arlington, Euless and North Richland Hills. Scores are based on a demerit system. When the total exceeds 29, a follow-up inspection is required.

No restaurants were closed.

Antojitos Mexicanos El Tio, a food truck at 3720 Peterson Drive East near Fort Worth, received nine demerits and failed due to a leak under a sink and the water at the warewashing sink only reached 90 degrees.

Chile Pepper Grill, a food truck at 4309 Hilldale Road near Fort Worth, failed with three demerits and was ordered to correct a leak and fix a slow drain at a sink.

Two places received over 29 demerits:

  • Moes Country Kitchen at 316 W. Main St. in Azle, 38

  • Sandy Beach Mart at 1850 North FM 730 road in Azle, 30

I Fratelli Pizza at 721 Keller Parkway in Keller was the only restaurant that had a follow-up inspection.

Inspectors observed a house fly infestation in the kitchen and dining room at Sandy Beach Mart.

Flies were also seen throughout the dry storage, around the back door, and around a compartment sink at Love Donuts at 8600 West I-30 in White Settlement.

Rodent droppings were seen on the floor in the storage area of Clown Burger Too at 5020 Stanley Keller Road in Haltom City.

Here are the inspection scores and violations for restaurants that Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) inspected for Dec. 3rd – Dec. 9th, 2023. TCPH inspects and scores all restaurants in Tarrant County except for those located in Fort Worth, Arlington, Euless and North Richland Hills. Scores are based on a demerit system. When the total exceeds 29, a follow-up inspection is required. To search the restaurant inspections, type in a keyword or restaurant name. You can also sort by score.

This story was originally published December 14, 2023, 7:00 PM.

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Nicole Lopez is a breaking news reporter at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso, where she studied multimedia journalism. She also does freelance writing.

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