Del Taco is setting its sights on Austin as the next growth target in Texas as it continues its expansion through the state. The first Austin location will be on East Whitestone Boulevard near the 183 Toll Road in Cedar Park, and is expected to open in November.
A second location in Round Rock will follow in early 2013.
The company is actively seeking Austin real estate options that meet its development requirements including stand-alone buildings with room for a drive-thru or in-line locations with multiple parking spots.
Del Taco presently has 15 locations throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex and Houston where it operates both franchise and company-owned locations. The new Austin restaurants will be company owned.
"The big appetite that Texans have for Del Taco is matched by the friendly business climate in Texas. This is a winning combination for Del Taco, and also for our continually growing raving fan base. With these plans, we are excited to bring the taste of Del Taco to more communities in Texas," said Paul Murphy, Del Taco CEO.
Del Taco has more than 545 restaurants in 17 states.
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