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2017-07-11
These days, telling the waiter there's a fly in your soup is the least of your worries. Think of rats, roaches, flies, employees who don't wash their hands after going to the bathroom, bacteria-laden dishes, food poisoning, rotting food, and worse. So, this column (updated twice a month) lists Dallas businesses that performed poorly on food inspections.
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Dallas' Failing Health Inspection Scores

Dallas businesses serving food or beverages are graded on a scale of 0-100; a score of 80 or higher is considered acceptable.
Below, you'll find Dallas food establishments that received the following scores during the two-month period listed:
  • Unacceptable (59 or below) - reinspection required within 24 hrs - marked Poo - has red background until receiving 70+ score
  • Failing (60-69) - reinspection required within 10 days - marked Barf - has red background until receiving 70+ score
  • Passing (70-79) - reinspection required within 30 days - has yellow background until receiving 80+ score
- Once a restaurant with any of the above ratings receives an 80+ score, it will be given a green background.
- For businesses with more than one score in the "Poor Scores" column, scores are listed in the order in which they were assigned.
- Restaurants that received an Unacceptable or Failing score in the prior 10 months are marked with Skull for each instance.
Awful Scores for May 1, 2017 thru June 30, 2017
Name of Business
Street Address (Dallas)
Poor Scores
Comments/Warnings
303 Bar & Grill 303 W Davis St 72 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 3 points above Failing
7-11 9804 Ferguson Rd 78 reinspected and received rating of 80+
7-11 5550 East Grand Ave 77 reinspected and received rating of 80+
SkullSkullA Wok Chinese 10349 Ferguson Rd 70 reinspected and received rating of 80+;
Failed twice in prior 10 months
Amber Jax 3011 Gulden Ln #107 75 not reinspected by 6/30
Anatole Hotel (Banquet Kitchen) 2201 N Stemmons Frwy 78 not reinspected by 6/30
Anatole Hotel (Main Kitchen) 2201 N Stemmons Frwy 78 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullBarfAndrea's Restaurant 7260 Gaston Ave 64 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed once in prior 10 months
Asian Grocery 9191 Forest Ln #3 75 not reinspected by 6/30
Aso Rock Restaurant & Lounge 9220 Skillman St #115 74 not reinspected by 6/30
Autry's Grocery 4903 S Lancaster Rd 77 not reinspected by 6/30
Big Guy's Chicken and Rice 2614 Elm St #130 75 reinspected and received rating of 80+
BarfBirrieria Agunaga 2457 Gus Thomasson Rd 68 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30
Bodard Bistro 9780 Walnut St #340 78/77 not reinspected further than listed by 6/30
Bolsa Mercado 634 W Davis St 78 not reinspected by 6/30
Brotherhood Food Mart 2803 Lagow St 76 reinspected and received rating of 80+
SkullBryan Street's Tavern 4315 Bryan St 73 not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed once in prior 10 months
Buy & Ride Food Store 8505 Lake June Rd 73 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Buzzbrews 4154 N Central Expw 74 not reinspected by 6/30
Buzzbrews 2801 Commerce St 79 reinspected and received rating of 80+
C-Store (Kitchen) 2903 Royal Ln 78 not reinspected by 6/30
Cafe Roti 4438 McKinney Ave #100 78 reinspected and received rating of 80+
BarfChick-fil-A 4523 Frankford Rd 68 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30
Cibo Divino 1868 Sylvan Ave #D100 78 not reinspected by 6/30
Coffee House Cafe 6150 Frankford Rd 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing
Colorado Stop (Open Foods) 837 N Lancaster Ave 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing
Company Cafe 2104 Greenville Ave 76 not reinspected by 6/30
Cool & Hot 930 E Eighth St #A 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing
Crispy Chicken & Rice 2409 Gus Thomasson Rd 72 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 3 points above Failing
Crispy Chicken & Rice 2420 W Illinois Ave 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing
Dalat Restaurant & Bar 2537 N Fitzhugh Ave 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing
Dallas Athletic CC (Main Kitchen) 4111 Dallas Athletic Club Dr 72 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 3 points above Failing
Desta Ethiopian Restaurant 12101 Greenville Ave #105 72 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Digg's 7235 Gaston Ave #110 71 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 2 points above Failing
SkullEgg Roll Hut 4509 Columbia Ave 71/76 not reinspected further than listed by 6/30;
Unacceptable score once in prior 10 months
El Cantante Cocina Mexicana 4314 Live Oak St 78 not reinspected by 6/30
El Fenix 1601 McKinney Ave 77 not reinspected by 6/30
BarfEl Pollow Costeno 10825 Dennis Rd #103 60 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Unacceptable score
SkullEstela's Restaurant 10828 Ferguson Rd 73 not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed once in prior 10 months
Fadi's Mediterranean Grill 3001 Knox St #110 77 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Fiesta Mart (Deli) 6401 Abrams Rd 75 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullSkullFish Bone Grill 318 Medallion S/C 77 not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed twice in prior 10 months
SkullFlaming Buffet 11722 Marsh Ln #228 75 not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed once in prior 10 months
Food Concepcion 839 Singleton Blvd #150 73 not reinspected by 6/30
BarfFrazini's Pizza 2639 Elm St #C 64 Failing initial score;
reinspected and received rating of 80+
Freeney's BBQ 7822 S Loop 12 75 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Golden Corral 3312 Forest Ln 78/73 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Grand China 4018 Ross Ave 72 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Grand China Super Buffet 4351 Dallas Ft Worth Tpke #500 78 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullSkullBarfGrandy's 3230 W Camp Wisdom Rd 67 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed twice in prior 10 months
Hong Kong Market Seafood 9780 Walnut St #360 75 not reinspected by 6/30
Hyatt Place 12411 N Central Expw 71 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Jack in the Box 2323 W Ledbetter Dr 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing
SkullJake's 6606 Skillman St 70 reinspected and received rating of 80+;
Failed once in prior 10 months
JTC Bless Import 9220 Skillman St #101 79 reinspected and received rating of 80+
King Market Food Store 1007 W Camp Wisdom Rd 73 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullLa Cocinita 9415 S RL Thornton Frwy #B 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing;
Failed once in prior 10 months
Laili Restaurant 920 S Harwood St #112 79 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullBarfLakewood's 1st & 10 6465 E Mockingbird Ln #316 60 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Unacceptable score;
Failed once in prior 10 months
LG Taps 3619 Greenville Ave 75 not reinspected by 6/30
Liberty Burgers 5211 Forest Ln #105 76 not reinspected by 6/30
BarfMariscos La Marea 2576 Gus Thomasson Rd 64 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30
Mei Mei Buffet 10455 N Central Expw #123 74 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Mercat Restaurant 2501 N Harwood St #225 79 reinspected and received rating of 80+
BarfMeso Maya 1611 McKinney Ave 61 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 2 points above Unacceptable score
SkullMeso Maya 11909 Preston Rd #1426 73 reinspected and received rating of 80+;
Unacceptable score once in prior 10 months
Meson Maya 5519 East Grand Ave 79 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Mexico Lindo 7515 East Grand Ave 72 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 3 points above Failing
Moon Wok 8670 Skillman St 72 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Old Warsaw Restaurant 2512 Maple Ave 77 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Phatt Matt's 2207 E Ledbetter Dr #B 79 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullPho Bowl 2807 Commerce St 78 not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed once in prior 10 months
Picasso's Pizza 12300 Inwood Rd #116 72 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 3 points above Failing
Pollo Regio 4416 Live Oak St 70 reinspected and received rating of 80+
BarfPT's Fried Chicken & More 3662 W Camp Wisdom Rd #2013 60 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Unacceptable score
Rice Bowl Express 11419 Garland Rd #263 74 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullSali's Pizza & Pasta 10021 Garland Rd 71 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 2 points above Failing;
Failed once in prior 10 months
BarfSan Francisco Rose 3024 Greenville Ave 68 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30
Sasa Sushi 6340 Gaston Ave 70 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 1 point above Failing
Sheraton (Main Kitchen) 400 N Olive St 75 not reinspected by 6/30
Skillman Wok 9780 LBJ Frwy #104 75 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Snappy Salads 5941 Greenville Ave 79 not reinspected by 6/30
Snuffer's 8411 Preston Rd #112 78 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Snuffer's 3526 Greenville Ave 76 not reinspected by 6/30
Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse 302 N Market St #101 79 reinspected and received rating of 80+
BarfSouth Dallas Cafe 7035 Marvin D Love Frwy 64 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30
St. Thomas School 3741 Abrams Rd 73 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Stackhouse Burgers 2917 Gaston Ave 79 not reinspected by 6/30
Supermarket El Rancho 655 W Illinois Ave #900 71 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 2 points above Failing
Sushi Yaa 1700 Pacific Ave #C111 77 reinspected and received rating of 80+
BarfTaco Azteca 8155 S RL Thornton Frwy #170 64 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30
Taco Cabana 11824 Webb Chapel Rd 75 not reinspected by 6/30
BarfTaqueria La Famosita 10342 Ferguson Rd 60/73 Failing initial score;
not reinspected further than listed by 6/30
Taqueria/Bakery 10020 Marsh Ln 78 not reinspected by 6/30
Ten 1888 Sylvan Ave #F100 76 not reinspected by 6/30
Thai & Pho 312 W Seventh St 78 not reinspected by 6/30
SkullBarfThe Alligator 9540 Garland Rd #862 66 Failed; not reinspected by 6/30;
Failed once in prior 10 months
The Grape 2808 Greenville Ave 75 not reinspected by 6/30
Thirty 10 Cafe & Grille 3010 LBJ Frwy #210 77/77 not reinspected further than listed by 6/30
Tomato Pie 11661 Preston Rd #202 76 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Unleavened Fresh Kitchen 1900 Abrams Pkwy 72 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Uptown Urban Market (Kitchen) 2600 Cedar Springs Rd 79 not reinspected by 6/30
Urban Vines Wine Bistro 9219 Garland Rd #1102 73 not reinspected by 6/30
Valentino Restaurant 428 E Jefferson Blvd #125 76 not reinspected by 6/30
Veracruz Cafe 408 N Bishop Ave #107 72 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 3 points above Failing
SkullVillage Burger Bar 3699 McKinney Ave 72 reinspected and received rating of 80+;
Failed once in prior 10 months
BarfVolcano Tea 13350 Audelia Rd #100 65 Failing initial score;
reinspected and received rating of 80+
Williams Chicken 9359 Forest Ln 77 not reinspected by 6/30
Wingstop 1515 S Buckner Blvd #247B 78 not reinspected by 6/30
Yama Sushi Japanese Restaurant 8989 Forest Ln #112 77 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Yo's Spot I Spot 2802 Lagow St 79 reinspected and received rating of 80+
Z-Mart 2410 S Hampton Rd 78 not reinspected by 6/30
Zenna Thai & Japanese 300 N Akard St #100 72 not reinspected by 6/30;
Only 3 points above Failing

Businesses with Previous Unacceptable/Failing Scores in Dallas
(July 1, 2016 thru April 30, 2017)
BarfBarfA Wok Chinese
@ 10349 Ferguson Rd
BarfAndrea's Restaurant
@ 7260 Gaston Ave
BarfAndy's Food Mart
@ 2403 N Fitzhugh Ave
BarfB-Z Shop Food Store
@ 7036 S Loop 12
BarfBlue Mesa Grill
@ 7700 W Northwest Hwy
BarfBryan Street's Tavern
@ 4315 Bryan St
BarfBuzzbrews
@ 5815 Live Oak St #102
PooCafe Herrera
@ 665 S Lamar St #140
BarfCampisi's Pizza
@ 1520 Elm St #111
BarfChina King Super Buffet
@ 3907 W Camp Wisdom Rd
BarfChina Wok
@ 10121 Lake June Rd #110
BarfChip's Restaurant
@ 6115 La Vista Dr
BarfChubby's Restaurant/Bakery
@ 7474 S Cockrell Hill Rd
BarfChurch's Chicken
@ 9116 Bruton Rd
BarfCoal Vines
@ 665 S Lamar St #120
BarfCock & Bull Bar/Restaurant
@ 6330 Gaston Ave
BarfCosmopolitan
@ 1212 Skillman St
BarfCrab Claw
@ 7932 Great Trinity Forest Way #114A
BarfCrimson Asian Cuisine
@ 3000 Blackburn St #140C
BarfCuzco Cuisine
@ 9220 Skillman St #124
BarfDenny's
@ 7120 S Cockrell Hill Rd
BarfDonuts N Coffee
@ 3232 W Illinois Ave #100
BarfDrugstore Cowboy
@ 2721 Main St
BarfEgg Roll Express
@ 3611 Forest Ln
PooEgg Roll Hut
@ 4509 Columbia Ave
BarfEl Bolero
@ 1201 Oak Lawn Ave #160
BarfEl Fenix
@ 255 Casa Linda Plaza
BarfBarfEl Paisano
@ 2903 Lombardy Ln
BarfEl Pollo Regio
@ 6614 E Northwest Hwy
BarfEl Rio Grande (Grocery)
@ 10909 Webb Chapel Rd #131
BarfEnchilada's
@ 1304 Elm St #1304
BarfEstela's Restaurant
@ 10828 Ferguson Rd
BarfBarfFish Bone Grill
@ 318 Medallion S/C
BarfFlaming Buffet
@ 11722 Marsh Ln #228
BarfGateway Newstand
@ 5420 LBJ Frwy
BarfBarfGrandy's
@ 3230 W Camp Wisdom Rd
BarfHavana Cafe
@ 1152 N Buckner Blvd #2-126
BarfBarfHi Mart Chicken
@ 3502 Simpson Stuart Rd #100
BarfHumperdink's
@ 6050 Greenville Ave
BarfIn-N-Out Chicken & Seafood
@ 8817 Clark Rd #200
PooBarfJade Chinese Buffet
@ 10325 Lake June Rd #689
BarfJake's
@ 6606 Skillman St
BarfJoe's Deli
@ 9441 LBJ Frwy #107
BarfJuanita's Taqueria
@ 2035 Singleton Blvd
BarfKong China Restaurant
@ 1150 W Kiest Blvd #325
BarfLa Azteca Meat Market
@ 3046 Forest Ln #B
BarfLa Cocinita
@ 9415 S RL Thornton Frwy #B
BarfLa Marketa Grocery
@ 3752 Dixon Ave
BarfLa Michoacana
@ 4611 Columbia Ave
BarfLakewood Rehabilitation
@ 2450 Bickers St
BarfLakewood's 1st & 10
@ 6465 E Mockingbird Ln #316
BarfLas Huastecas
@ 4816 Gaston Ave
BarfLisa's Soul Food Cafe
@ 2550 W Red Bird Ln #404
BarfLover's Pizza Restaurants
@ 9440 Garland Rd #162
BarfLuby's Cafeteria
@ 5600 S Hampton Rd
BarfMargaritas Restaurant
@ 2414 N Fitzhugh Ave
PooMeso Maya
@ 11909 Preston Rd #1426
BarfMi Cocina
@ 13350 Dallas Pkwy #100
BarfMi Cocina
@ 6332 La Vista Dr
BarfMichelle's Home Style Buffet
@ 9239 Skillman St
BarfBarfMis Cazuelas Restaurant
@ 4933 Columbia Ave
BarfNew Wok Express
@ 1212 S Buckner Blvd
BarfNylo Hotel Southside (Kitchen)
@ 1325 S Lamar St
BarfOates Food Store
@ 2222 Oates Dr
BarfPanaderia La Union
@ 10618 Ferguson Rd
BarfPeking Kitchen
@ 1710 Norman Dr
BarfPepe's Pizza
@ 4210 W Camp Wisdom Rd #160
BarfPho Bowl
@ 2807 Commerce St
BarfPollo Pollo
@ 1624 S Buckner Blvd
BarfQuick Spot
@ 6666 Skillman St
BarfRagin' Crab
@ 2100 Greenville Ave
BarfBarfRestaurante El Viajero
@ 9516 Webb Chapel Rd
PooRuben Grocery
@ 1207 E Red Bird Ln
BarfSali's Pizza & Pasta
@ 10021 Garland Rd
BarfSapa House
@ 1623 Main St #102
BarfShop N Go SK
@ 1900 N Hall St
BarfSissy's
@ 2929 N Henderson Ave
BarfSK Donuts
@ 4837 Gaston Ave
BarfSmoothie Factory
@ 6105 Greenville Ave
BarfSonic Drive-In
@ 2960 W Wheatland Rd
BarfSouthern Folks Restaurant
@ 3068 Forest Ln #111
PooSpaghetti Warehouse
@ 1815 N Market St
PooBarfBarfSuper Mercado Mexico
@ 5535 Columbia Ave
BarfT C Grocery
@ 5050 Crozier St
BarfTam Popo
@ 6130 Greenville Ave #100
BarfTanoshi Ramen
@ 2724 Commerce St
PooTaqueria La Victoria
@ 2851 S Westmoreland Rd
BarfThe Alligator
@ 9540 Garland Rd #862
BarfThe Rustic
@ 3656 Howell St
BarfTienda Y Restaurante La Campina
@ 10818 Dennis Rd #102
BarfTJ Cajun Seafood & Wings
@ 8131 Forest Ln
BarfTortas Y Tacos "El Ranchito"
@ 7023 Military Pkwy
BarfTortilla's Mexico
@ 1130 S Beltline Rd #500
BarfTortilleria El Charraco
@ 11055 Dennis Rd #1
BarfTortilleria Y Restaurante
@ 9911 Lake June Rd #D
BarfTuyet Tofu
@ 9780 Walnut St #260
BarfVBC Greenville
@ 1921 Greenville Ave
BarfVerona Italian Cafe
@ 9039 Garland Rd
BarfVillage Burger Bar
@ 3699 McKinney Ave
BarfWayward Son's
@ 3525 Greenville Ave
BarfWest End Hotel (Main Kitchen)
@ 1015 Elm St
BarfWilliams Fried Chicken
@ 2844 N Buckner Blvd
   
To file a complaint about unsanitary conditions at a food establishment in Dallas, call the Department of Code Compliance, Consumer Health Division, at (214) 670-8083, from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Alternately, you may file a complaint online.
Choose "Restaurant/Food Complaint" from the "Service Type" box to begin the process.

If you are sick from food poisoning or food-related illness related to a food establishment,
call (214) 670-3111 (or 311 from your mobile phone if you're calling within Dallas city limits) instead to report the issue.

You will be asked for the name of the business, its address, the problem(s) you observed,
your contact information, and whether you would like to be contacted further about the complaint.

Note: This page does not include information about ratings for the cities of University Park and Highland Park.
View University Park health inspection reports and
Highland Park health inspection reports for particular businesses.

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