Del Taco`s Bringing Shrimp Back

Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:22pm EST

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-- Crispy Shrimp Tacos are Back for a Limited Time Only --
LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
Del Taco`s bringing shrimp back! The bold, great taste of Del Taco`s Crispy
Shrimp Taco is back for a limited time only, beginning today and available while
supplies last. 

With butterflied shrimp dipped in a lime chili batter, shredded cabbage, secret
sauce, freshly made salsa and a lime wedge, the Crispy Shrimp Taco sells for
only $1.89. The meal deal sells for $5.99 and includes two Shrimp Tacos, world
famous crinkle cut fries and a drink. 

"Our Crispy Shrimp Taco is a tantalizing taste consumers crave. It was customer
demand that led us to bring back this great taste," said Sharon Fogg, senior
vice president of marketing at Del Taco. "Consumers know Del Taco is the place
for great tacos and our Shrimp Taco delivers with shrimp in every bite." 

Del Taco first introduced seafood tacos with the launch of the Crispy Fish Taco
in 2005. With a hand-breaded fish fillet, crunchy cabbage, hand-made salsa and
secret sauce, Del Taco`s Fish taco remains one of the most popular tacos served
at the Mexican chain. 

Del Taco menu items are made fresh to order, and are prepared with many quality
ingredients including lard-free beans made from scratch daily, real cheddar
cheese grated on site, chicken grilled fresh every hour, and fresh produce. 

Del Taco has more than 515 restaurants in 16 states. 

For Del Taco
Barbara Caruso, 714-841-6777

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