Taco John’s® Brings Taste of Mexico Back To Champaign

February 8, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, IL (Feb. 8, 2017) – Good news, taco lovers! Taco John’s® is bringing its fresh, high-quality ingredients and bold, original flavors back to Champaign on Monday, February 13.

Taco ‘bout exciting!

The rapidly growing Mexican quick-service brand will open its newest location at 902 Meijer Dr., near the Carmike 13 Cinemas, at 10 a.m. Monday. Show up early for the chance to be one of the first 100 dine-in guests on grand opening day who will receive a Golden Ticket good for a small order of Potato Olés® FREE every day for a year!

Never had Potato Olés®? Then Monday can’t get here fast enough. These little slices of heaven are round bites of crunchy potato, cooked fresh and sprinkled with a signature blend of bold spices. Try dipping ‘em in nacho cheese, sour cream, guacamole or salsa. You’ll wonder where Taco John’s® has been all your life!

“No one does Mexican like Taco John’s®, so I’m thrilled to bring our signature menu and commitment to quality back to the people of Champaign,” said Chris Saunders of TJ® franchisee CRS Ventures, LLC. “We’ve assembled an awesome team and we can’t wait to become the go-to destination for convenient, fast and delicious Mexican food in this great town.”

With its fusion of distinctive flavors and south-of-the-border spices, the Taco John’s® menu offers several signature items, including Meat and Potato Burritos, original Street Tacos and yes, those craveable Potato Olés®.

Champaign’s new Taco John’s® will serve breakfast until 10:30 a.m. The restaurant will feature daily and epic specials like $.89 Taco Tuesday® and Wake Up Wednesday!® with $2.29 breakfast burritos. Take home a Six-Pack And A Pound® for just $11.99 any day of the week. Download the TJ® Rewards App and like Taco John’s® Facebook page for exclusive deals.

The lobby will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. The drive-thru will be open from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. When this location opens, it will be the 10th Taco John’s® in Illinois.

About Taco John’s®
Taco John’s® operates and franchises nearly 400 quick-service restaurants in 24 states. Privately owned, the business opened its first restaurant in 1969 in Cheyenne, WY. Taco John’s® prides itself on serving generous portions, menu items prepared fresh to your order, high quality ingredients and special recipes, seasonings and sauces. For more information or to apply for a position, visit

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