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This Just Grilled: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with a Free Asada Taco from Del Taco!

New Asada Tacos and Burritos with Steak or Chicken

(Lake Forest, CA) April 30, 2012 – In time for Cinco de Mayo festivities everywhere, Del Taco is featuring on its menu and in its restaurants the authentic carne asada-grilled flavors of newly introduced Asada Burritos and the already popular Asada Tacos. And, for a limited time, consumers can find a coupon for a free Asada Taco with any beverage purchase on Del Taco's Facebook page –

"Cinco de Mayo is a time to celebrate," said John Cappasola, Chief Brand Officer at Del Taco. "With our new Carne Asada Burrito and by highlighting Asada Tacos we're again reminding our fans that Del Taco is the destination for the freshest flavors available from a quick-service restaurant. Customers know they can count on us when they're craving the delicious quality taste of steak grilled to perfection right in our kitchen."

The new Asada Burritos deliver the traditional flavors of carne asada in a burrito loaded with seasoned rice, guacamole and fresh pico de gallo salsa. In addition to Carne Asada Steak, Pollo Asado Chicken burritos also are available.

Asada Tacos feature juicy carne asada steak or freshly grilled marinated chicken piled into two warm corn tortillas, covered with tangy guacamole and hand-made pico de gallo salsa, served with a fresh-cut lime wedge.

These flavorful burritos and tacos are available as a meal with small fries and drink or a la carte.

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

Del Taco has more than 530 restaurants in 17 states.

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