Margaritas Mexican Restaurant Heralds Return of the Taco Gigante

Restaurant Franchise Celebrates National Taco Day with Month-Long Promotion

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Oct. 1, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Margaritas Mexican Restaurant is bringing back the legendary Taco Gigante just in time to celebrate this month's National Taco Day. The 24-unit restaurant group, known for its delicious authentic flavors, colorful decor and sense of humor, is giving guests the entire month of October to enjoy the mammoth taco with a special bash on Friday, Oct. 4 to celebrate National Taco Day.

The two-pound goliath is hand-crafted, made-to-order and presented in distinctive tongue-and-cheek Margaritas style. The Taco Gigante is made with a crispy 12-inch tortilla shell and comes stuffed with lettuce, refried beans, Mexican rice, seasoned chicken, taco beef, pork carnitas, bacon, salsa fresca, cheese and queso sauce. Topped with crema, pickled jalapenos, picante sauce and hacienda sauce, the $9.99 gargantuan is worthy of its title.

"We were so happy with the response to our National Taco Day promotion last year and wanted to make everything bigger and better this year by offering the Taco Gigante for an entire month," said company President Hugo Marin.

Margaritas will be partnering with Sam Adams for giveaways during its National Taco Day and Taco Gigante celebration on Oct. 4. Playing off the "gigante" theme,

Margaritas will be handing out prizes and giveaways such as sunglasses, t-shirts, mustaches and more.

Margaritas is also encouraging fans to share their thoughts via Instagram by posting photos with #MargsGigante. For more information on Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, visit

About Margaritas Mexican Restaurants

Founded in 1986 by John Pelletier, Margaritas Mexican Restaurant Group has 24 locations throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. From colorful authentic decor to a commitment to community relations through charitable events, student field trips and visiting artist demonstrations, Margaritas provides an atmosphere rich with the culture and flavors of Mexico. Margaritas' co-founders John and Dave Pelletier were recently named 2013 Restaurateurs of the Year by the Maine Restaurant Association. The company was also crowned the Best Regional Chain by New Hampshire Magazine and was named to the publication's Hall of Fame for its inclusion in "Best of New Hampshire" for 10 consecutive years. For more information about Margaritas Mexican Restaurant and available franchises, visit

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