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Rusty Taco Opens First Arizona Restaurant

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PHOENIX (February 18, 2019) – Tacos are about to become the most important meal of the day in Gilbert, Ariz., where the highly-anticipated Rusty Taco is opening its doors at 1907 E. Williams Field Road, Suite 108.

With delicious food crafted by hand, Rusty Taco Gilbert is owned by the father-son team Gene and Jake Storms of Sonoran Restaurant Group and Operating Partner Daniel Fanelli. Open daily serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Rusty Taco Gilbert offers a welcoming and friendly atmosphere with unique artwork and design driven by the local community.

“After visiting Rusty Taco locations in the Midwest and falling in love with the food, we couldn’t wait to introduce the concept to Arizona.


With a taco for everyone, and salsas and sides made fresh in house every day, we are extremely excited to welcome the community to our Grand Opening event in mid-March!” Jake Storms, Franchisee, Rusty Taco Gilbert

The menu includes an assortment of freshly-made and creative street-style tacos, including breakfast tacos served all day. Guests are offered sides of chips, queso, guacamole, and pico de gallo; a kids’ menu; desserts; and of course, cervezas and margaritas.

While Gilbert is the first Arizona location for Rusty Taco, Sonoran Restaurant Group is already making plans to open additional restaurants in Chandler and Tempe.

“Gene and Jake Storms have really embraced our founder Rusty Fenton’s vision to create an approachable, uncomplicated, fun and high-quality experience for our guests.


They’re as passionate about the Gilbert community as they are about tacos, and I’m excited to watch them bring that same level of enthusiasm to the restaurant.” Joe Sieve, Brand Head of Rusty Taco and Vice President of Franchising, Inspire Brands

Beginning Monday, February 18, Rusty Taco Gilbert hours are:
• Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• Saturday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

For more info on the menu, location and catering options, visit or follow the brand on Facebook and Instagram.

About Rusty Taco
Rusty Taco was founded in 2010 by visionary and dreamer Rusty Fenton, who lived by the motto, “Tacos are the Most Important Meal of the Day®.” The brand continues today as an emerging fast casual restaurant concept featuring a variety of deliciously uncomplicated, street-style tacos crafted by hand. Rusty Taco operates 31 locations in eight states and is part of the Inspire Brands family of restaurants. For more information, visit and To learn more about franchising opportunities, visit

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Rusty Taco - Gilbert, Arizona.