Del Taco’s Buck & Under Menu Is Even More UnFreshing Believable

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Del Taco’s Buck & Under Menu Is Even More UnFreshing Believable

Del Taco's Buck & Under Menu Is Even More UnFreshing Believable

Menu Features 15 Fresh and Flavorful Items With Addition of Salsa Fresca Chicken Taco and Chicken Roller

Del Taco's Buck & Under Menu Is Even More UnFreshing BelievableLake Forest, CA  (RestaurantNews.comDel Taco, a leader in the Mexican quick service restaurant category, is adding new fresh and bold flavors to its Buck & Under Menu® with the introduction of two menu items: the Salsa Fresca Chicken Taco and the Chicken Roller, both prepared with marinated chicken freshly-grilled in-restaurant daily. Now available at participating restaurants, Del Taco’s new grilled chicken offerings will satisfy guests looking for protein-packed options at an unbeatable price. Fans can access a coupon via Facebook for a free Salsa Fresca Chicken Taco with any purchase.

“The Buck & Under Menu offers the best value and variety in the restaurant category without sacrificing flavor or quality, which our fans love,” said John Cappasola, executive vice president and chief brand officer, Del Taco LLC. “Featuring freshly prepared ingredients, these delicious new items deliver on both quality and an unbelievable price point that is sure to wow our guests.”

With prices starting at just 59 cents, 79 cents and $1, Del Taco’s newest Buck & Under Menu additions include:

  • Salsa Fresca Chicken Taco: Marinated, fresh-grilled chicken topped with handmade pico de gallo salsa, served in two warm corn tortillas
  • Chicken Roller: Marinated, fresh-grilled chicken, pepper jack cheese and tangy green sauce, rolled in a warm flour tortilla

Now featuring a total of 15 items, the Buck & Under Menu was expanded earlier this year with the launch of new nachos and fresh-brewed Gold Peak Iced Tea, further enhancing the company’s snack and beverage options for $1 or less. For guests seeking an additional burst of flavor, Del Taco’s newest nacho offerings include:

  • Salsa Verde Nachos: Fresh house-made chips topped with slow-cooked beans made from scratch, warm nacho cheese, tangy green sauce, and spicy sliced jalapeños
  • Chili Cheese Nachos: Fresh house-made chips topped with warm nacho cheese, zesty red sauce, and beefy chili

The Bean & Cheese Cup, a Del Taco classic, can now be found on the Buck & Under Menu priced at just 89 cents, featuring lard-free beans slow-cooked from scratch every three hours, freshly-grated cheddar cheese and zesty red sauce.

As part of the company’s “UnFreshing Believable®” campaign designed to spotlight its dedication to providing quality, delicious, made-to-order menu items with freshly-prepared ingredients, Del Taco introduced the Buck & Under Menu for guests seeking even more bang for their buck. With items starting at just 59 cents, the menu features classic Mexican favorites cooked fresh daily, including Mini Quesadillas, CrunchTada Tostadas, half-pound Bean & Cheese Burritos and Double Beef Classic Tacos; refreshing drinks including Strawberry Lemonade and Gold Peak Iced Tea; as well as various breakfast items such as Breakfast Burritos and Hashbrown Sticks.

Price and participation may vary.

About Del Taco

At Del Taco, all menu items taste better because they are made to order with fresh ingredients including cheddar cheese grated from 40-pound blocks, handmade pico de gallo salsa, lard-free beans slow-cooked from scratch, and marinated chicken grilled in the restaurant. The menu includes classic Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas and nachos as well as American favorites including hamburgers, crinkle-cut fries and shakes. In 2014, Del Taco celebrated its 50th anniversary and launched the “Unfreshing Believable” campaign to communicate the lengths the company goes to in order to deliver quality, made-to-order menu items created with freshly-prepared ingredients. Del Taco also serves breakfast featuring a full line of breakfast burritos and tacos. Del Taco has close to 550 restaurants in 16 states serving more than three million guests each week. The nation’s leading consumer review magazine named Del Taco as having the “Best Value for Your Money” in its annual survey on “America’s Best Fast Food.” The results appeared in the August 2014 issue of the magazine and were based on opinions of 96,000 diners nationwide who had meals at 65 restaurant chains.

Consumers can receive coupons for free food by “liking” Del Taco on Facebook at www.facebook.com/deltaco or joining its Raving Fan eClub at www.DelTaco.com/RavingFan. For more information, please visit www.deltaco.com.