Three More Taco Del Mars Open In Hawaii, Including First Maui Location
Pearl Ridge Center and Maui Mail Now Open, and Kona Commons Opening Soon
May 14, 2009 // Franchising.com // Hawaii––Taco Del Mar, a quick-service Mexican restaurant chain featuring Baja beach-style burritos and fish tacos, is adding three more locations in Hawaii. A new location opened in the Pearl Ridge Center at 98-1005 Moanalue Road on Oahu in Aiea early this month. Maui's first Taco Del Mar opened last week in the Maui Mall located at 70 East Kaahumanu Ave. in Kahului. The next Taco Del Mar is set to open at the Kona Commons located at 74-5452 Makala Blvd., Suite #201 in Kailua-Kona later this month.
With the addition of the three new locations, Hawaii will be home to 10 Taco Del Mars. The first Taco Del Mar Hawaii location opened in the Kunia Shopping Center in Waipahu in November 2006. The other seven Hawaii Taco Del Mar locations include:
- Hawaii Kai Town Center: Kalanianaole Hwy. and Keahole St., Honolulu
- Moanalua Shopping Center: 930 Valkenburgh St., Honolulu
- Kunia Shopping Center: 94-673 Kupuohi St., Waipahu
- Laniakea Plaza: 94-1201 Ka Uka Blvd., Waipahu
- Kapolei Parkway: 338 Kamokila Blvd., Kapolei
- Matsuyama Commercial Center: 73-4038 Hulikoa Dr., Kailua-Kona
- Windward Mall: 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe
About Taco Del Mar
Founded in Seattle in 1992 by brothers James and John Schmidt, Taco Del Mar is a quick-service casual restaurant chain inspired by southern Baja, Mexico and coastal beach shacks known for serving some of the tastiest burritos and tacos. Today, Taco Del Mar brings those craved Mexican flavors and experience to 258 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Health magazine recently named Taco Del Mar one of America's Top 10 Healthiest Fast Food Restaurants. As the fresh, fast alternative to traditional Mexican food, Taco Del Mar takes its ingredients seriously, balancing taste and nutrition. All of Taco Del Mar's menu items have zero grams of trans fat. The restaurant steams its long-grain rice, does NOT use lard in its beans and offers a variety of tortillas including spinach, tomato, flour, corn and whole wheat. Taco salad shells are baked, not fried, and Taco Del Mar's salsas and guacamole are made with fresh ingredients daily.