Condada Tacos currently operates 39 locations across 15 markets.
Condado Tacos is expanding into new markets.
The fast-growing, casual-dining chain, which specializes in build-your-own tacos, margaritas and tequilas served in a colorful and energetic environment, announced locations for 12 new sites it plans to open in 2023. The openings will bring the company into eight new markets.
Condado Tacos will open new restaurants this year in Ballpark Village in St. Louis, Mo.; Buffalo, N.Y.; Charleston and Greenville, S.C.; Birmingham and Huntsville, Ala.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Louisville, Ky., as well as at least four new locations in existing markets.
Condado Tacos said its in-restaurant dining and emerging catering and to-go business has grown exponentially, over 145% year-over-year since early 2020.
The company’s growth is backed by private equity firm The Beekman Group, whose restaurant investment portfolio includes Another Broken Egg Café, full-service Mexican concept Ted’s Café Escondido and TBG Food Acquisition Corp., which operates a Dunkin franchise operation.
"We are thrilled to continue our swift growth plan and to bring Condado Tacos to new cities across the US in 2023," said Chris Artinian, president and CEO, Condado Tacos. "We offer craveable tacos, fresh margs and tequilas all at an amazing value, which we believe is the best experience you can have for $20, whether you're dining in or choosing fast, convenient pick-up or delivery, or even for our offsite catering.”
With a tagline of "Come As You Are," Condado Tacos is known for its all-inclusive, “Come As You Are” culture. (There are no uniforms for employees.)The company celebrates communities by working with local artists to hand paint the walls of every new restaurant with original murals that vibrant colors, Condado characters and local history, floor to ceiling.
Condado Tacos opened its first location in 2014, in the Short North area next to Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Since its founding, the brand has grown to 39 locations in 15 markets including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Lexington, Nashville, Pittsburgh, and Charlotte, with many new markets planned for 2023.