Corpus Christi Health District - Nueces County publishes its inspection reports online on the City of Corpus Christi website.

Food inspections in February found cockroaches, grease, powdery mildew and poisonous items stored near food in restaurants in the Corpus Christi area.

The month’s worst inspections for this month ranged from Chinese restaurants to Italian restaurants, reports show.

Here are the best and worst results from the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District.

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Happy Buddha, 3602 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi: The Chinese restaurant was inspected on February 6 and received a score of 86. Inspectors reported that cockroaches had to be checked, grease and lint was found on a room fan over food preparation areas, and toxic objects were found near food were. The inside of the walk-in and walk-in coolers had to be cleaned, holes were found in the ceiling above single portion items and mildew was found on the wall behind the 3-chamber washbasin. A valid food manager card was also required.

Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant, 2331 Agnes Street, Corpus Christi: The Mexican restaurant was inspected on February 26th and received a score of 85. The refrigerator had to be blown 41 degrees, corroded shelf coolers had to be repaired, leftover food in the refrigerator had to be marked, and holes in the ceiling had to be repaired. The employees needed a valid food handler card and a valid food manager card.

Frank’s Spaghetti House, Leopardenstrasse 2724, Corpus Christi: The city staple was inspected on February 19 and received a score of 87. Corroded shelves in the cooler needed to be replaced, remnants of the ceiling were found over the kitchen area and the ice maker needed to be cleaned. Toxic items were found near clean utensils, chicken breasts were thawed at room temperature, and a valid health permit was required.

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If the front of the restaurant is dirty, the kitchen is likely to be dirty too.

Heavenly Donuts, 6122 Kostoryz Road Suite 112, Corpus Christi: The candy store was inspected on February 4 and received a score of 88. Inspectors found the health permit had expired, the bleach was stored next to french fries or over potatoes, and the staff had to wear strands of hair. Leftover food had to be used by the date, the wipes were not stored properly, and the ice maker needed to be cleaned. The inspectors also found that the sausage was thawed at room temperature.

Kiko’s Mexican Restaurant, 5514 Everhart Road, Corpus Christi: The Mexican restaurant was inspected on February 14 and received a score of 88. The inspectors found food stored on the floor, mosquitos in the bar and in the fountain drink station, and dirty hoods. Floors and baseboards had to be cleaned, and rags were improperly stored.

Pasta Company, 4128 S. Staples Street, Corpus Christi: The inspectors gave the restaurant a score of 84 on February 21st. The inspectors found there was no hot water and the health permit had expired. Food was exposed and stored on the floor, staff did not wash their hands before putting on gloves, and styrofoam cups were used to dispense sugar. The freezer door needed to be fixed and the chicken was thawed at room temperature.

Texas Flame Steakhouse, 33 4535 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi: The steakhouse was inspected on February 6 and received a score of 88. Raw chicken was found stored over beef, food scraps were undated, and fat build-up was found behind the equipment. Towels were improperly stored, employees had to wear hair clips, and spray bottles were improperly stored.

Texas Flame Steakhouse

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Perfect result

  • B&B Ice & Water, 258 McBride Lane, Corpus Christi
  • Black Diamond Oyster Bar, 418 NAS Drive, Corpus Christi
  • Bluff’s Landing Bait & Tackle, 4242 Laguna Shores Road, Corpus Christi
  • Cabana Bar & Grill in Port Royal, 6317 State Highway 361, Port Aransas
  • Carrie’s Grill & Treats, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Chick-N-Grill at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi
  • Cool Me Down Snowcones, 14617 Northwest Boulevard, Corpus Christi
  • Einstein’s Bros Bagels at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi
  • El Ranchero Tortilla Factory, 3901 Carmen St., Corpus Christi
  • Emerald Beach Kokomos Bar, 1102 S. Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi
  • Coastal Bend Food Bank, 826 Krill Street, Corpus Christi
  • Freddy’s Place, 3113 Morgan Avenue, Corpus Christi
  • Fruit King Produce, Co., 1607 Morgan Avenue, Corpus Christi
  • Grandma’s Tamales Too, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Gullies, 3029 Laguna Shores, Corpus Christi
  • Irie’s Island Food, 503 N. Alister St., Port Aransas
  • Italian restaurant on the island, 15370 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi
  • Island of shaved ice, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Jefe’s Mobile Cafe, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Koastal Kona ice cream from Corpus Christi, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Kostal Kona ice cream from Corpus Christi # 2, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • La Paletera No. 4, 2701 Morgan Avenue, Suite 200, Corpus Christi
  • Lions den, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Los Laguneros, 3149 Morgan Avenue, Corpus Christi
  • Matcha Konomi, 1316 S. Staples St. Suite G, Corpus Chrsiti
  • Mr. G’s BBQ on wheels, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Nana’s Soul Cooking, 1501 West Point Road, Suite 201, Corpus Christi
  • Origami Japanese Food & Sushi Bar, 1220 Airline Road, Suite 150, Corpus Chrsiti
  • Padre Pizzeria, 14493 S. Padre Island Drive #C, Corpus Christi
  • Papa John’s Pizza, 2701 Morgan Avenue, Corpus Christi
  • Papa’s Lumpia hut, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Polar Bear Ice, 14017 Northwest Boulevard, Suite 105, Corpus Christi
  • Pure Water and Ice, Co., 10236 Leopard St., Corpus Christi
  • Scoopy’s, 13313 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi
  • Scoopz Frozen Yougurt No. 2, 5425 S. Padre Island Drive No. 311, Corpus Christi
  • Snowie, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • Subway, 1115 State Highway 361, Port Aransas
  • Texas A&M University subway – Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi
  • Tacos El Tri, mobile food truck, Corpus Christi
  • The Blue Room, 5301 Kostoryz Road, Corpus Christi
  • Whataburger, 9402 Leopard St., Corpus Christi