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America's Taco Shop

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When America Corrales, the visionary behind the authentic Mexican fare of America's Taco Shop®, first came to the U.S. from her native Mexico, her most precious possession was a collection of her mother's recipes. Now, America's Taco Shops are bringing their bold, hand-crafted recipes to customers worldwide. Check out this hot franchise!

Quick Facts

  • Minimum Investment Required

  • Financing Assistance


United States Availability:

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America's Taco Shop

The Brand
America's Taco Shop is bringing the flavors of an authentic taqueria experience to a new generation of guests. We're unlike your typical fast casual restaurant. Yes, we're fanatics about the quality of our food, but it's our authenticity that makes diners know they've just experienced something remarkable - generations of tradition in every bite.

The Food
You're not going to find our recipes in a cook book! The menu at America's Taco Shop® features family recipes straight from Culiacan, Sinaloa in Central Mexico. Our products are prepared daily using only authentic spices, fresh ingredients and premium products. We think there's something to be said for real food and we take great pride in serving fresh and authentic meals prepared with regional spices and marinades.

The Ownership Experience
Kahala, franchisor of America's Taco Shop, is proud of the extensive support provided to our franchisees. Our dedicated team will assist you with important pre-opening steps such as site selection, design and construction, as well as a grand opening plan. Our established operating system and industry experience enables us to keep the cost of entry and operating costs as low as possible.

Facts and Figures
  • $30,000 Franchise Fee*
  • Strong consumer value
  • Guided by the passion and experience of the founders
  • 6 - 8 month average time-to-open (traditional location)
  • Initial Investment - $242,600 to $862.750*
  • Franchise Fees (Traditional) - $30,000 first unit; $24,000 subsequent units
  • Royalty Fee - 6%**
  • Advertising/Marketing Fee - 4%
  • Minimum Net Worth - $375.000***
  • Minimum Liquid Capital - $90,000
* For new traditional locations only. Amounts may vary for other locations.
** $400/weekly minimum may apply to traditional locations.
*** Financial qualifications will vary based on the opportunity.

Recognized for Excellence
America's Taco Shop has created a lot of buzz due to its authentic and craveable menu.
  • Recognized by Nation's Restaurant News® magazine as one of the 'Top 50 Breakout Brands in 2013"
  • Recognized by Phoenix Business Journal® as one of the "Top Franchisors in 2012"
  • Recognized by Phoenix Magazine™ as one of 2011's "Top 10 Mexican Restaurants"
  • Recognized by Phoenix Magazine as one of 2011's "Best Sandwiches"
  • Recognized by The Arizona Republic® as one of 2011's "20 Favorite Places for Tacos"
  • Recognized in the "Best BBQ" category by Sunset® magazine in 2009
  • Recognized by Phoenix Magazine as one of 2009's "Best New Restaurants"
Financial Requirements
Interested candidates should have $100,000 available in order to qualify for this opportunity.

Legal Disclaimer
This is not an offer of a franchise nor is any communication directed by or for Kahala Franchising,L.L.C.(or Hs agents) to the residents of any jurisdiction that requires registration of a franchise before It Is offered and sold In that jurisdiction. No America's Taco Shop franchise will be sold to any resident of any jurisdiction until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of,or duty registered In and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale In compliance with applicable law. An offer of a franchise can only be made by a Franchise Disclosure Document. The Franchisor of the America's Taco Shop brand Is Kahala Franchising,L.L.C., 9311 E.Via de Ventura,Scottsdale, Arizona 85258. For Washington residents only: Registration Number Is: 80041764. For Minnesota residents only: Registration number Is F-7231 ©2012-2013 Kahala Franchising,L.L.C.,The America's Taco Shop design, America's Taco Shop and Craveable Food. Irresistible Opportunity. are trademarks of Kahala Franchising, l.L.C.All other trademarks are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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