Don’t think of clean eating as just a trendy diet. The places you eat should prepare your food correctly on clean surfaces — even more so during the coronavirus pandemic. We analyzed restaurant inspection scores from ZIP codes 75204, 75206, 75214, 75218, 75223 and 75228 to see how many restaurants didn’t make the grade. To see specific grades at your favorite restaurants, check out the Restaurant and Food Establishment Inspections database on the City of Dallas website.

INSPECTION SCORE RUBRIC:

100: Perfect score.

100–80: Passed inspection.

  • Perfect Scores: 21
  • Total Passed: 585

79–70: Required follow-up inspection within 30 days.

  • 30-Day Follow‑Up Inspections: 28

69–60: Required follow-up inspection within 10 days.

  • 10-Day Follow‑Up Inspections: 6

Food inspection scores for some popular East Dallas restaurants:

100 Chiloso Mexican Bistro

99 White Rock Ale House

98 Velvet Taco

97 GAPCo

95 Khao Noodle Shop

90 Hello Dumpling

87 BBBOP 

87 La La Land Kind Cafe

Blue Fish: 70
Follow-up: 80

Hungry Belly: 66
Follow-up: Not available

Dickey’s Barbecue: 65
Follow-up: 72

St. Martin’s: 64
Follow-up: 72

Fruteria Y Nieveria Coco’s: 63
Follow-up: 88

Japanese Tampopo: 61
Follow-up: 80


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