Just days after Chipotle temporarily closed one of its restaurants due a food-borne illness scare, diners at one of the burrito chain’s Dallas locations were shocked when rats literally fell from the ceiling on Wednesday. Footage of the incident was originally posted to Facebook, providing a glimpse of the unexpected lunch date with the rodents.
As a report by Eater explains, the store's management was surprisingly casual about the rats in the restaurant's ceiling and offered the customers a benign apology. The particular Chipotle location in Dallas' West End neighborhood has a very clean track record, having scored 94 out of 100 points in its last health inspection, per the report.
The original Facebook video -- uploaded by customer Bahadir Han Koseli -- is currently unavailable in its original form, although copies of it have been ulploaded to YouTube. The rats, which allegedly fell from the ceiling while patrons were eating lunch, can be seen scurrying around the restaurant's floor: