In 1967, we opened our doors in Abilene, TX to share fresh, authentic Mexican food. Now, almost 52 years later, while the other guys have turned to packaged and junk foods, we’ve stayed true to the roots by crafting authentic recipes in each of our kitchens. We do things the Taco Bueno Specials, and you’re sure to taste the real difference.
Fresh Prep. Reheating isn’t cooking. That’s why, unlike another guys, we craft each recipe in our kitchens just before it hits your tray. Real Ingredients. You can pronounce all of our ingredients. Ground beef, grilled chicken, ripe tomatoes, fresh cilantro – is your mouth watering yet? Your Path – You need to love the food you take in. Make your own Bueno by customizing your order in whatever way you’d like, or layer the flavors yourself at our fresh salsa bar.
Taco Bueno is kicking off 2018 with new menu items, together with a perfected queso, inspired by loyal customers and committed fans, affectionately known as Buenoheads. Taco Bueno’s Innovation Team talked Tex-Mex with thousands of customers, meeting face-to-face with many of them on the last half a year, to understand what they want in great-tasting food.
“Serving the most effective tasting Tex-Mex to our own guests is our top priority, so we believe inviting them to the process for product development is the best way to accomplish this goal,” said Jeff Forrester, vice president of culinary and offer chain for Taco Bueno. “Without hesitation, our guests welcomed the chance enthusiastically.”
“We have fifty years of heritage, family and fans, as well as the recent results gained from customer comments doesn’t end with menu development and can impact everything we do from now on,” said Sarah Beddoe, chief marketing officer of Taco Bueno. “2018 will be an extremely fun year for us to get additional involved in our local communities and continue the dialogue with customers on which is next for Taco Bueno. We invite the feedback, our company is listening, and we are up to the process, therefore the hashtag #LetsTalkTexMex is our invitation.”
“As we looked back over time, we were inspired by an original Taco Bueno recipe,” Forrester said. “The features of our original recipe match what our customers want. We are pumped, because they are pumped – which is darn good queso.”
Taco Bueno’s new signature queso is creamy, filled with fresh peppers and it is organic and natural with no artificial coloring or flavors. It can be used as a dip or even a sauce. To get a very limited time, Taco Bueno will offer a regular-sized queso together with tortilla chips for $.99.
Additionally, Taco Bueno is introducing two signature loaded quesos:
Cowboy Queso – topped with vegetarian black beans, freshly-made guacamole, sour cream and homemade pico de gallo served with two bags of tortilla chips.
Chili Bean Queso – featuring fresh, never frozen, ground beef, chili sauce and slow-roasted refried beans served with two bags of tortilla chips.
Awesome Tex Mex Platters – Taco Bueno Hours is excited to bring more choices to their famous platter menu by introducing three new menu items that highlight variety and choice. Customers have their collection of rice and beans on khrbte platter – cilantro lime white rice or Mexican rice and slow-simmered refried beans or fat-free vegetarian black beans.