Del Taco (Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.)

Actively expanding in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Washington

About the Company

Founded in 1964, Del Taco (NASDAQ: TACO) offers a variety of both Mexican and American foods such as burritos and fries, prepared fresh in every restaurant's working kitchen with the value and convenience of a drive-thru. Del Taco's menu items are made with quality ingredients like fresh grilled chicken and carne asada steak, hand-sliced avocado, hand-grated cheddar cheese, slow-cooked beans made from scratch, and creamy Queso Blanco. Del Taco serves more than three million guests each week at its more than 580 restaurants across 15 states.

Last updated: March 18, 2020

Current Locations
HQ Address
25521 Commercentre Drive #200, Lake Forest, CA 92630
HQ Phone
(949) 462-7379
Company Email

Expansion Plans

20 yrs w/ 2 (5) yr options Site must be zoned for a drive-thru and also have space for a patio. Requires excellent visibility from all directions: visibility allowance for adequate reaction time. Exterior image including neon & awning are critical -as well as maximum signage. Prefers locations with at least 25-30 dedicated parking spaces (1 spot per 100 sq. ft. of building), depending on local regulations. Land requirements are 20,000-25,000 sq ft for free-standing site or approximately 6,000 sq ft for shopping center pad with adjacent parking. Minimum SF depends on the Prototype used. Prefers site locations on far corner of signalized intersection or adjacent to main entrance of anchored centers.

Desired size
1,500 to 3,200 sq ft
12 Month Expansion Plans
24 Month Expansion Plans
Preferred Property Types
Strip Center, Strip Center (Mall adjacent), Neighborhood or Community Center, Freestanding, Pad, Lifestyle Center, Outlet Mall, Power Center, Regional Mall, Specialty Strip, Mixed Use, City Center, Street Storefront, Medical Center, Campus Site
Expanding in
Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Washington
Min Population
Min Income
Traffic Count
Demographic Notes
HH Income: $40000-$10000. Age groups: Prefer areas with higher concentrations of 18-49. Traffic: Minimum 25,000+ cars per day at intersection. Ethnicity: menu appeals to broad consumer audience. Population: 35,000+ residential population with 10,000+ daytime population in primary trade area, 25000 w/in 7 minutes.


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