Restaurant Report Card: Gnats and slimy ice machines seen in local restaurants

HOUSTON – KPRC's Bill Spencer makes his weekly rounds to restaurants in town to make sure they are keeping up to the health standards in Houston.

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Click through the slideshow to see which restaurants violated the health department standards this week.

PHOTOS: Restaurant Report Card: Feb. 14, 2019

McDonald’s - 5505 Lockwood

Violation: Critical violation.  Inspectors found gnats in the restaurant.  Order from the Houston Health Department, “Provide effective measures to eliminate the presence of gnats.


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McDonald's Restaurant Report (PDF)
McDonald's Restaurant Report (Text)

Pat’s Food Center (Store) - 805 Dumble

Violation: Health inspectors discovered slime in the ice machine.  Inspectors writing, “ice machine not maintained and cleaned to prevent accumulations of mold/mildew/algae/biofilm/slimy substances.”


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Pat's Food Center Restaurant Report (PDF)
Pat's Food Center Restaurant Report (Text)

Mariscos Yucatan - 10510 Northwest Freeway

Violation: Inspectors discovered brown slime in the ice machine.  Order given, “discard all ice”, clean and maintain ice making machine.


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Mariscos Yucatan Restaurant Report (PDF)
Mariscos Yucatan Restaurant Report (Text)