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August 09, 2011 12:30 ET

Del Taco Adds Third Location in Dallas

New Restaurant Opens in McKinney, TX on August 10

LAKE FOREST, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2011) - Del Taco continues its aggressive expansion in the Dallas market with the opening of its third location in McKinney on August 10. The new restaurant is located at 1614 W. University Drive near N. Graves Street.

The company plans to open three more new restaurants in the Dallas area before the end of 2011.

"Since the opening of our first location in Denton, Del Taco has received an incredible response from people in the Dallas area. Our fans continue to grow with each new location including Irving that opened last month, and there is much anticipation for the opening in McKinney," said Paul Murphy, Del Taco's CEO. "The response in Dallas has been among the strongest in the chain's history."

According to Lori R. from Garland Texas, "Del Taco is Del-icious, Del-ightful and Del-fantastic that it's now in Texas!"

Patti K, from Frisco, Texas said, "I'm from California and have waited 26 years for Del Taco to come to Texas! I am so excited to eat a beef burrito with green sauce and fries again. Thank you!"

The McKinney Del Taco will have some new touches for the chain, including the company's new logo, updated colors, interior changes and a new seating package.

At Del Taco, all menu items are made to order using fresh ingredients including freshly grated cheddar cheese, hand-made salsa, lard-free beans made from scratch and chicken grilled every hour. The menu includes Mexican offerings of tacos, burritos, quesadillas and nachos as well as American favorites like hamburgers, fries and shakes. Del Taco also serves breakfast and most restaurants are open 24 hours with a drive thru.

Del Taco's restaurants serve more than 3.5 million customers each week, and the chain has more than 250,000 Facebook fans. Del Taco's Facebook site -- www.facebook.com/deltaco -- offers consumers free food coupons and entertaining content.

Founded in 1964, Del Taco operates or franchises more than 525 restaurants in 17 states. Additional information is available at www.deltaco.com.

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