ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – Texas-based taco chain Torchy’s Tacos had planned to open its first Florida locations this summer, but those plans are getting pushed back.
“Due to some unexpected delays, our first two Florida locations are now tentatively scheduled to open this winter in Altamonte Springs and St. Petersburg, respectively,” the company said in an email to News 6.
Torchy’s Tacos did not say what is causing the delay. It also did not give an exact opening date.
The company added that it planned to open its first Orlando location in the summer of 2023. This location was originally slated to open this winter.
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Torchy’s first announced it was coming to Florida in December 2021.
According to the company, Torchy’s Tacos was founded in Austin, Texas, in 2006 and it now has 95 locations across 11 states, mostly in the South and Midwest.
Torchy’s menu offers a variety of Tex-Mex tacos, including breakfast tacos, along with a salad and a burrito offering. It also offers margaritas and other mixed drinks as well, though not every location has a bar, according to its website.