Health Scores 12.12.15

Published 4:09 pm Monday, December 14, 2015

Tequila’s Mexican Restaurant, 1085 Texas Ave. in Bridge City, received a health score of 78 out of a possible 100 during a recent inspection. The restaurant received demerits for enchiladas found at unsafe temperatures, the need to date, label and cover all foods in the coolers and freezers, the need to clean the light shields of dead bugs, grill cleaner stored on the shelf with utensils, and the need to clean floors and equipment throughout of old foods.

Other Scores:

  • Food Mart #2

915 Hwy. 1131, Vidor

Score: 83

Demerits included the need for dates on all sandwiches inside the cooler, no hot water at the inside restroom sink, no certified food manager on staff and the need to repair a slow draining hand washing sink.

  • Jack in the Box #3919

2900 16th Street, Orange.

Score: 85

Demerits included: chicken stored above raw vegetables, the need to cover all foods inside the cooler and freezer, and the need to clean all food contact surfaces, equipment, toasters, reach in coolers and freezer and floors of old foods.

  • Cypress Plaza #3

1610 West Park Ave., Orange.

Score: 87

Demerits included: drinks stored on the floor inside walk-in cooler and front of the store, roach feces found in back storage room, floors and cooler in need of being cleaned. The score sheet for the health inspection notes the business was given two weeks to clean and organize or the permit would be suspended.

  • Texas Country Store #10

9508 Hwy. 12, Mauriceville

Score: 90

Demerits included: mice feces found inside back storage room, cappuccino machine in need of being cleaned and slight mold found on slushi machine.

  • Big M’s Exxon Station #3

1918-A Strickland Drive, Orange

Score: 93

Demerits are for the need to have the store name and address ion all bags of ice sold and chemicals being stores above paper goods and utensils.

  • Star Stop #6

1101 Green Ave., Orange

Score: 93

Demerits are for drinks being stored on the floor inside walk-in cooler and inside storage room, mold and slime found in drink dispensers and inside ice machine as well as the storage room in need of being cleaned and organized.


The following locations had zero violations and received a perfect score of 100:

  • Little Cypress Intermediate

2300 Allie Payne Road, Orange

  • Little Cypress Jr. High

6765 FM 1130, Orange.

  • All Things Cheesecake

12335 Old Hwy. 62 #3, Mauriceville

  • Mauriceville Middle School

19952 FM 1130, Mauriceville

  • Oak Forest Elementary

2400 Hwy. 12, Vidor

  • Tekoa Academy

1408 West Park Ave., Orange.

  • Bridge City Middle School

300 Bower Street, Bridge City

  • Community Church School

3400 North MLK Drive, Orange.

  • Orangefield High School

10058 FM 105, Orangefield

  • West Orange High School

1400 Newton Street, Orange.

  • St. Mary’s School

2600 Bob Hall Road, Orange.

  • Hamburger Depot

2395 Texas Ave., Bridge City


The following locations passed pre-opening inspections:

  • Smoothie King #1290

3111 Edgar Brown Drive, Orange.

  • Moz Grill/ Mauriceville Fuel Stop (New Owners)

11845 Hwy. 62 North, Mauriceville

  • Mauriceville Fuel Stop (New Owners)

11845 Hwy. 62 North, Mauriceville

  • Lee Seafood

Corner of 10th and Burton, Orange.