Where to find free and cheap tacos at restaurants in Southern California on Monday – Redlands Daily Facts
Bargain hunters can get Taco Tuesday-like deals on Mondays. That’s because October 4 has been designated National Taco Day.
Here are some offers from chains with more than one location in Southern California.
Acapulco Restaurant Y Cantina: Three tacos al pastor will be $6 Monday at all chain stores. acapulcorestaurants.com
Chronic tacos: The Aliso Viejo-based chain will give away a free taco with the purchase of a Coca-Cola fountain drink on October 4. The offering includes chicken, carnitas, al pastor and vegetarian tacos, but excludes fish, shrimp, steak, Beyond Beef and potato tacos, according to a press release. It is valid for in-store purchases at participating establishments. chronictacos.com
Del Taco: The Lake Forest-based chain is promoting its new line of quesadilla-stuffed tacos with a series of daily deals on its Del Yeah! Rewards app. Monday’s deal is a free Stuffed Taco Quesadilla with any purchase. Tacos contain both shredded cheese and cheese sauce in soft tortillas with fillings of steak, grilled or crispy chicken. deltaco.com
El Pollo Loco: It’s been a while since this Costa Mesa-based chain has offered a hard shell taco, which it debuted in 2007. It’s bringing it back Oct. 4 to Nov. 1 for digital orders. The Crunchy Taco includes pulled chicken, tinga sauce, lettuce, and jack cheese. On Monday, people who order it on the El Pollo Loco app or online receive a free bottle of Mexican Coke to go with it, according to a press release. elpolloco.com
The Torito: This full-service chain will be offering crispy mini tacos with steak or chorizo for $6 all day Monday, according to a press release. Happy hour specials start at 3 p.m. eltorito.com
Rubio Coastal Grill: This Carlsbad-based chain is giving customers a free taco with any Monday purchase. A coupon with a QR code is available on its website at rubios.com/national-taco-day-offer. Online customers and apps can use the TACO code. Rewards Club members who place an order on Monday will be entered into a contest to win $50 worth of Rubio’s food. rubios.com
Trejo Tacos: If you want to see badass Danny Trejo dressed as Willy Wonka, visit this taco chain’s Facebook page and you’ll see a promotion for a Monday Golden Ticket Contest in Los Angeles. The ticket is worth a $50 gift card. trejostacos.com