Taco John's News

Founded: 1968

Taco John's prides itself on serving generous portions, menu items prepared fresh to your order, high quality ingredients and unapologetically original recipes, seasonings and sauces.

Taco John’s - the popular Mexican quick-service restaurant that coined Taco Tuesday® - recently began construction on its first East Moline restaurant located at 667 Avenue of the Cities.
November 8th, 2019
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Taco John’s recently hosted a $50,000 sweepstakes as a ‘thank you’ to its loyal guests for helping it become one of the largest Mexican quick-service restaurant brands in America.
October 11th, 2019
Taco lovers rejoice! The creators of “Taco Tuesday®” are going all out for National Taco Day.
October 2nd, 2019
The Mexican quick-service restaurant has been serving bigger. bolder. better. flavors since 1969, and now, as part of its anniversary celebration, Taco John’s is rolling around town in its all-new food truck.
August 5th, 2019
On Tuesday, Aug. 13, Taco John’s is celebrating its founding in 1969 by inviting its loyal guests to enjoy its signature Beef Crispy Tacos for just 69 cents all day (limit 10 per customer).
July 22nd, 2019
Very few restaurant brands have the staying power to survive for even a decade; yet this summer, Taco John’s is turning 50 and still going strong!
July 12th, 2019
Taco John’s is connecting with its Mexican roots for Cinco de Mayo and celebrating with five days of incredible value.
April 29th, 2019
Kansas City-based creative agency Barkley announced today that it has been named agency of record for quick-serve Mexican restaurant brand Taco John’s.
April 9th, 2019
Taco John’s®, the brand known for its signature fan favorites is bringing back its popular Crispy Fish Tacos and Shrimp Street Tacos, and also introducing new cheesy, grilled Quesadilla Tacos.
March 4th, 2019
From traditional comfort food items to signature fan favorites, Taco John’s is all about amazing flavor so it comes as no surprise that it’s celebrating National Tortilla Chip Day with a tasty offer.
February 22nd, 2019
Taco John’s makes it highly anticipated Glasgow debut and is celebrating by giving away 100 Potato Olés Golden Tickets.
January 14th, 2019
Casper taco lovers are about to have another reason to indulge in the bold, original flavors of Taco John’s®.
December 4th, 2018
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From Nov. 12 to Dec. 30, Taco John’s is spreading holiday cheer with new Loaded Nachos, bonus gift cards and the highly anticipated return of Nachos Navidad®.
November 21st, 2018
Taco John’s is at it again. Following its record-breaking National Taco Week promotion, the creators of “Taco Tuesday®” will celebrate National Nachos Day with equal excitement.
October 29th, 2018
Fans of fresh, delicious Mexican food in Berthoud are in luck! Taco John’s is bringing its high-quality ingredients and bold, original flavors to 3800 E. State Hwy. 56 on Thursday, Sept. 6.
September 6th, 2018
Har Mar Superstar hits the stage at the Icon Lounge in Sioux Falls on Friday, July 27, the musician will be awarded the first-ever Potato Olés® trophy in a ceremony at Taco John’s.
July 26th, 2018
Three proud Ogallala natives are bringing Taco John’s high-quality ingredients and bold, original flavors back to their hometown on June 25.
June 21st, 2018
Jim Creel, CEO of Taco John’s International, announced that industry visionary Gerard Lewis will join Taco John’s Board of Directors.
June 19th, 2018
Independence taco lovers are about to discover their new favorite destination. Taco John’s® is bringing its high-quality ingredients and bold, original flavors to Independence.
June 5th, 2018
Jim Creel, CEO of Taco John’s, recently announced that Illinois franchisee Alex Habeeb is the winner of the 2018 “Mr. Taco” award.
May 23rd, 2018
For the second consecutive year, the Association of Taco John’s Franchisees (ATJF) hosted a fundraiser during the annual Taco John’s National Convention to raise funds for Make-A-Wish.
May 17th, 2018
Taco John’s made its name by revolutionizing the taco scene with its uncompromising focus on food quality, its dedication to using real ingredients and its bold flavors.
April 10th, 2018
Taco John’s is taking the bold flavor of one of its most iconic menu items to a whole new level with the debut of … drum roll … Loaded Potato Olés®.
April 9th, 2018
Yes, National Crunchy Taco Day is a real holiday. So, of course, the restaurant with the best tacos around - Taco John’s - is going to celebrate in a big way.
March 21st, 2018
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Taco John’s International, Inc. announced that in response to the 2018 Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the company gave part of its projected tax savings to its restaurant crews, general managers, corporate staff and CORE (Children of Restaurant...
February 28th, 2018
With nearly one billion pounds of tortilla chips consumed every year in the U.S., it’s no wonder why Taco John’s is pulling out all the stops to celebrate National Tortilla Chip Day.
February 22nd, 2018
Taco John’s is giving taco-lovers even more ways to satisfy their cravings with the re-launch of two signature tacos.
February 20th, 2018
Taco John’s the iconic Mexican quick-service brand, known around the country for trademarking Taco Tuesday®, is heating up expansion in 2018 after a record-breaking year in franchise commitments.
January 12th, 2018
Taco John’s, the iconic and rapidly growing Mexican quick-service brand, today announced the largest development deal in company history with at least 100 new locations planned for North and South Carolina along with Georgia.
December 19th, 2017
The Taco John’s team wants to wish loyal fans a Merry Christmas from the bottom of their hearts by bringing back Nachos Navidad®.
November 28th, 2017
Taco John’s knows Black Friday deals aren’t limited to just the malls this holiday season.
November 21st, 2017
Taco John’s and its iconic Potato Olés® is coming to central Kentucky.
November 20th, 2017
Taco John’s is at it again. Following its record-breaking National Taco Day promotion, the creators of “Taco Tuesday®” will celebrate National Nachos Day with equal excitement.
November 3rd, 2017
Taco John’s is on an important mission to end sad desk lunches and they’re doing it in ‘nacho’ average way.
October 23rd, 2017
The much-anticipated series It’s How You Get There recently premiered on the History Channel.
October 10th, 2017
Taco John’s® is ushering in fall with a new, limited-time dessert that simply must be tasted to be believed.
October 3rd, 2017
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The creators of “Taco Tuesday®” are celebrating National Taco Day in full force.
October 3rd, 2017
Mexican food fans in Bridgeport are about to discover their new favorite dining destination.
September 20th, 2017
Mexican food lovers in Nashville are about to discover their new favorite craving
September 19th, 2017
Prepare your taste buds for a delicious explosion of flavors, because Taco John’s® rolled out its all-new breakfast taco!
August 25th, 2017
Taco John’s - the rapidly growing Mexican quick-service brand - has broken ground on its first Bridgeport restaurant in anticipation of a September opening.
July 10th, 2017
Throughout May, three local businesses – Taco John’s, Jonah Bank of Wyoming and Warehouse Twenty One – joined forces to fight the rising incidence of suicides across Wyoming.
June 26th, 2017
Taco John's® is known for delicious south-of-the-border spices, but their marketing team just added some heat as well! 
June 23rd, 2017
Taco John’s® is known for delicious south-of-the-border spices, but their digital strategy is about to heat up!
June 16th, 2017
Taco John’s® is celebrating summer with a special, high-quality menu feature that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds.
June 7th, 2017
Good news, taco lovers! Taco John’s® is bringing its fresh, high-quality ingredients and bold, original flavors to Central City on Monday, March 6.
March 3rd, 2017
Residents of northwestern North Dakota now have a new option for dining out: Taco John’s®.
December 7th, 2016
For fans of Taco John’s®, the holiday season means one thing: Nachos Navidad®.
November 23rd, 2016
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When Taco John’s® opens its newest Cheyenne restaurant on November 21st, the location will be the first in the city to utilize a new building design.
November 21st, 2016
After a brief hiatus, the Taco John’s® at 2525 Fort Campbell Road in Hopkinsville will be back in business, starting at 7am on Monday, November 7.
November 7th, 2016
With 10 existing locations, Taco John’s® has a significant presence in Des Moines.
October 7th, 2016
Taco John’s® is taking the familiar folded and filled tortilla to a new level of tasty creativity with the launch of the Chicken Sopapilla Taco.
September 27th, 2016
A new restaurant with a new flavor is coming to Meridian tomorrow. Taco John’s®, one of the largest Mexican-inspired quick-service restaurant chains in the country, is opening August 30 at 1410 W. McMillan Road.
August 30th, 2016
The Board of Directors for Taco John’s® International has named Jim Creel its new president.
August 17th, 2016
Taco John’s is taking its reputation for bold and original flavors to a new level. For our next limited time offer, we are combining two traditional favorites into one. The result is the new Quesadilla Taco.
July 28th, 2016
The best of the best restaurants at Taco John’s® are receiving special recognition for their performance during the past year.
May 20th, 2016
Taco John’s® doesn’t care if a guest visits one of its restaurants in Longmont, Colorado or Long Island, New York. The Mexican quick-serve restaurants chain wants the food, setting and service to be consistently excellent.
April 18th, 2016
Taco John’s, working with The Humane Society of the United States, announced that it will switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs for its almost 400 locations in 27 states by 2025. The company uses roughly eight million eggs a year.
January 20th, 2016
Taco John's, the fast-growing Mexican food franchise, received praise for their trailblazing breakfast menu in QSR Web, an online publication that analyzes the newsworthy items and trends of the quick-serve restaurant industry.
September 21st, 2015
Taco John's, one of the largest Mexican quick-service restaurant chains in the United States, has announced plans to build 15 Mexican food franchises in Indianapolis.
August 25th, 2015
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