Restaurant Report Card for Central Texas: 2.25.22

Published: Feb. 25, 2022 at 1:53 PM CST
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(KWTX) - Here is this week’s restaurant report card for Central Texas:

Snowflake Donuts & Justin’s Pizza at 315 North Lacy Drive in Lacy Lakeview got an 82 on a recent inspection.

According to the health worker, some cooked pasta made several days ago was thrown out because it was not stored at the correct temperature.

Apparently, there was a problem with the burritos, kolaches, bagels, egg and cheese biscuits, sausage croissants, and more.

There were no labels or records to review.

The raw eggs were stored above the pepperoni.

There were no food handler certifications.

And, cans of olives and tomato sauce were on the floor.

This restaurant needed a reinspection.


Magnolia Table at 2132 South Valley Mills Drive in Waco got an 84 on a recent inspection.

According to the health worker, the fan guard in the walk-in cooler was “nasty.”

The last inspection report was not posted on-site.

Paper towels were needed at the hand-washing sink and the kitchen was missing sanitizer solution.

There were unlabeled bottles containing ketchup.

This restaurant needed a reinspection.


Pollo Regio at 697 North Interstate-35 in Bellmead got an 87 on a recent inspection.

According to the health department worker, an employee just dipped a knife and a bulk container in sanitizer instead of properly soaking for a specific period of time.

Pink slime was in the ice machine.

There were soiled, damp wiping cloths on the prep table. Also, a jacket and cellphones were being stored in the wrong place and were not supposed to be in the kitchen.

This place also needed a reinspection.


Italiano’s Pizza at 1316 South 31st Street in Temple is this week’s Clean Plate award winner.

Pizza, pasta, and subs. You can get your meal anyway you want it here.

According to its website, since it opened in 2009, it has had a goal to provide customers with the best in Italian food with fresh ingredients and a warm inviting dining atmosphere.

It’s doing just that.

It’s been recognized as one of the best things Texas.

The menu is extensive. Check it out.

The information used to produce the weekly KWTX “Restaurant Report Card” segments is gathered directly from the public records of regular inspections conducted by county health department in Central Texas. KWTX does not determine what locations are inspected and does not assign the overall scores which are reflected in percentages. Any questions regarding the status of an inspection, re-inspection, or the score reported should be directed to the individual county health departments in which those businesses are located.

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