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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – September 2017

Routine health inspections from the city of Huntsville for the month of September 2017


1. 3 Spoons Yogurt                                                                     Score: 9
1524 11th Street #B

  • No sanitizer available on site during prep
  • Person in Charge or Certified Food Manager must be available on site at all times.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Floor needs to be re-sealed where raw concrete is showing.

2. Carbonero                                                                                 Score: 96
1524 11th Street #A

  • Improper cold hold
  • Raw beef stored on floor inside walk-in cooler.

3. Chicken Express                                                                    Score: 100
623 State Hwy 75 North

  • No critical violations observed

4. China House                                                                             Score: 96
2105 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Sanitizer bucket must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Fan and walls need to be cleaned and dusted.

5. Denim and Diamonds Pre-School-Kids Klub           Score: N/A
1700 7th Street

  • Ceiling tile needs to be replaced and fan needs to be cleaned in front boys restroom.
  • Bottled of water needs to be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Fence line needs to be cleared on playground area.

6. Discovery Days Preschool                                                  Score: N/A
2400 Sycamore Ave.

  • No critical violations observed

7. Dollar General #1                                                                   Score: 98
224 SH 75 North

  • Floors and sink inside men’s restroom need to be cleaned.
  • Mop sink needs to be cleaned and supplies properly stored.

8. Dollar General #3                                                                   Score: 94
280 West Hwy 2821

  • Expired corn tortillas pulled from shelf.
  • Current Health Permit must be available
  • 2017 Health Permit must be posted for public view.

9. Donut Wheel                                                                            Score: 100
1223 Sam Houston

  • No critical violations observed

10. El Gordo Taqueria                                                                 Score: 97
611 11th Street

  • Product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • All food must be stored 6 inches off the floor inside walk-in cooler.

11. El Patio Kitchen                                                                      Score: 95
1901 Sycamore

  • Bucket sanitizer must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Multiple ants observed inside kitchen area. Pest control needs to be conducted
  • Floor, AC unit and venthood filters need to be cleaned.

12. Elkins Lake Clubhouse                                                      Score: 87
632 Cherry Hills

  • Improper cold hold
  • Raw chicken stored above raw beef inside walk-in cooler.
  • Sanitizer tested to strong.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.

13. Family Faith Church Kidzone                                            Score: N/A
2407 Sam Houston

  • Improper cold hold
  • Microwaves inside kitchen and Pre-K room need to be cleaned.
  • Sanitizer tested to strong inside infant 1 room.
  • Soap must be provided at kitchen handsink and inside play area at all times.

14. Grand Buffet                                                                               Score: 92
111 IH-45 South #A

  • Improper cold hold
  • Raw chicken stored with ready-to-eat foods.
  • Employee personal items must be stored properly to prevent any cross-contamination.
  • Sanitizer bucket must be stored 6 inches off the floor.

15. H.E.B. Grocery                                                                            Score: 97
2304 Sam Houston

  • Improper cold hold

16. HISD Gibbs Pre-K                                                                     Score: 100
1800 19th Street

  • No critical violations observed.

17. HISD Huntsville Elementary                                               Score: 97
87 Martin Luther King

  • Improper cold hold

18. HISD Huntsville Intermediate                                           Score: 100
431 Hwy 190 East

  • No critical violations observed.

19. HISD Mance Park Middle School                                        Score: 100
1010 8th Street

  • No critical violations observed.

20. HISD Sam Houston Elementary                                          Score: 100
1641 7TH Street

  • No critical violations observed.

21. HISD Scoot Johnson Elementary                                       Score: 100
603 Hwy 190 East

  • No critical violations observed.

22. HISD Stewart Elementary                                                    Score: 100
3400 Boettcher Dr.

  • No critical violations observed.

23. Jimmy John’s                                                                              Score: 99
2023 Sam Houston Ave. #1

  • Grease trap needs to be cleaned.

24. Jolly Fox/One Legged Crow                                                   Score: 99
2504 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Outside of prep cooler and bottom of keg cooler needs to be cleaned.

25. Little Caesars                                                                                   Score: 89
111 I-45 South #H

  • Improper cold hold
  • Counter top in prep area and equipment in prep area needs to be cleaned and sanitized. Sanitizer bucket must be available during prep.
  • Product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Wall behind 3 compartment sink, floor under prep area, oven racks and venthood need to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • Venthood exhaust needs to be cleaned.

26. Long John Silver’s                                                                        Score: 97
2101 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Food must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Light out inside venthood needs to be replaced.
  • Managers certificate, placard and permit must be posted for public view.

27. McDonalds #3                                                                                Score: 94
2502 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Product must show proper prep dates.
  • Soap must be provided at handsink at all times.
  • Multiple flies observed inside kitchen
  • Health permit must be posted for public view and ceiling tile needs to be installed properly.

28. Mr. Hamburger                                                                             Score: 93
918 11th Street

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain cards.
  • Adequate water pressure is needed for proper handwashing.
  • Floors need to be cleaned
  • Employee personal items must be stored properly to prevent cross-contamination.

29. Pinky’s Down Home Cooking                                                 Score: 100
113 Hwy 30 East

  • No critical violations observed.

30. Pizza Hut #1                                                                                  Score: 96
3010 Hwy 30 West #F

  • Side of fryer and green wire racks need to be cleaned.
  • Counter top by fryer and oven need to be cleaned and sanitized.

31. SHSU Aramark Catering                                                          Score: 94
1802 Ave. I

  • One inch air gap is needed under 3 compartment sink.
  • Knives stored improperly in between chefs table.
  • Light out down stairs needs to be replaced.
  • Manager certificate, placard and permit needs to be posted for public view.

32. SHSU Einstein Bagels                                                              Score: 100
1802 Ave. I

  • No critical violations observed.

33. SHSU Old Main Market                                                          Score: 95
1001 Bearkat Blvd.

  • Adequate water pressure is needed at handsink for proper handwashing.
  • Buffet plate reminder is needed for students.
  • Counter under flat grill in Comfort and Grill Grill station needs to be cleaned. Bottom of Silk Milk cooler and floor inside employee restroom needs to be cleaned.

34. SHSU Sushic, LLC                                                                    Score: 100
2008 Ave. J

  • No critical violations observed

35. Shipley Donuts #2                                                                   Score: 93
113 Ave. M

  • Expired Chocolate Milk pulled from reach- in cooler.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain cards.
  • Soap must be provided at handsink at all times.

36. St. Stephens Episcopal Church                                        Score: 100

5019 Sam Houston Ave.

  • No critical violations observed

37. Subway #4                                                                                Score: 94
601 SH 75 North #A

  • Improper cold hold
  • Product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Handsink needs to be cleaned

38. Summit Christian Academy                                             Score: N/A
3122 Montgomery Rd.

  • Electrical outlet needs to be covered in B103 room.
  • 3 torn bed mats in room B101
  • Expired lettuce pulled from reach-in cooler.
  • Grass needs to be mowed in small playground area and equipment not being used needs to be removed.

39. Taqueria La Esperanza                                                           Score: 85
123 Ave. M

  • Raw eggs stored above ready-to-eat foods.
  • No sanitizer available during inspection
  • Product cooked and held longer than 24 hours must provide 7 day expiration date.
  • Paper towels must be provided at handsink at all times.
  • Broken order window needs to be replaced.
  • Reach-in freezer and floors need to be cleaned.
  • Outside area needs to be cleaned and trash removed.
  • Expired yogurt pulled from reach-in cooler.

40. Time Out Sports Bar                                                                  Score: 95
618 I-45 South #C

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain cards.
  • Extra equipment not being used needs to be removed from establishment.
  • Bottom of small white deep freezer and small white cooler need to be cleaned.
  • Floor in back storage area, back reach-in cooler, microwave and lights above bar need to be cleaned.
  • Placard needs to be posted for public view.

41. Valero Corner Store #348                                                       Score: 90
605 IH-45 South

  • Improper cold hold
  • Bottled water must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Counter top by ice machine needs to be cleaned and sanitizer available during prep.
  • Soap must be provided at hand sink at all times inside men’s restroom.

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