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March 1, 2022THE WOODLANDS, TX — Velvet Taco, the trendsetting, elevated, taco restaurant serving unique, globally inspired recipes, will open its sixth location in the Houston metro area in The Woodlands located at 9120 Gosling Road, The Woodlands, TX 77381.
January 27, 2022Popular Dallas-based taco mini-chain, Velvet Taco, opens its second location in Nashville today, in the heart of the bustling Midtown neighborhood.
December 16, 2021Velvet Taco, a fast casual concept feature globally inspired recipes and the freshest ingredients, has partnered with Thanx, a guest engagement platform for restaurant and brick-and-mortar retailers to improve customer experience, according to a company press release.
December 16, 2021The fast-growing restaurant brand offers guests exclusive perks with “The Velvet Room” loyalty program, and the flexibility to order digitally with Tableside
November 29, 2021The holidays aren’t always about tacos. But they should be. We’re sharing five of our favorite things that will make any taco lover happy this season. Plus, we have a little surprise in store for you for the New Year. Read on to learn more.
November 22, 2021Austin’s food scene extends deep into the night, where very hungry people seek out after-hour meals post-hang-outs, parties, bar crawls, or just general evening cravings. In the city, this means late-night restaurants, bars, and food trucks serving food well beyond the usual working day with midnight tacos, pizza, and fancier fare for those night owls, […]
November 16, 2021Dallas Morning News, Best of DFW, recently recognized Velvet Taco as the best restaurant in the “Taco” category. Velvet Taco took home the gold medal which is the best you can receive. There were thousands of submissions and to be named #1 is an honor. Velvet Taco also took home the bronze for “Best Chain […]
October 12, 2021Even if it isn’t Taco Tuesday, it’s a good day to go to Velvet Taco When they announced they were coming to Lubbock, I was ecstatic. Being from Austin and having best friends from Dallas, I’ve been there quite a few times. From an easy lunch with their drive-thru, a fun place to get drinks […]
October 5, 2021Velvet Taco CEO Clay Dover experienced many sleepless nights throughout the pandemic. With hundreds of thousands of restaurants permanently closing in 2020 and hundreds of billions of dollars lost throughout the industry, no one could blame him for being so nocturnal. Despite the concerns, he’s found that Velvet Taco has only become stronger. The chain […]
October 5, 2021Clay Dover is scaling Velvet Taco – and he is doing it fast. But only after years of putting in the time to build a tribal culture of devout team members. Clay and Restaurantology host, Andrew, talk about the importance of creating a culture that is ‘sticky’ and one that retains talent, provides career opportunities […]
October 5, 2021Velvet Taco has been named as Nation’s Restaurant News Menu Masters Award winner in the category of Best Limited Time Offer for our WTF: Weekly Taco Feature. Our culinary leaders accepted the award at the Menu Masters celebration on October 4th at the Create Conference in Denver, CO. Congratulations to the entire Velvet Taco […]
Nation’s Restaurant News: WTF is Velvet Taco?
September 23, 2021Velvet Taco had never opened more than four units in one year. With 17 units heading into 2021, the chain was growing but slowly and sustainably. Then the chain opened four units in the first quarter.
KBTX – Thinking beyond the taco shell: Velvet Taco brings a creative spin to tacos
September 8, 2021COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – Velvet Taco is now open in Century Square in College Station, and the fast-casual concept is elevating the game when it comes to tacos in Bryan and College Station.
Chicago Food Magazine: Velvet Taco to Open Third Chicago Location July 26
July 23, 2021Velvet Taco, the taco concept serving up globally inspired taco combinations, opens its third Chicago location in Fulton Market at 910 W. Randolph Street on Monday, July 26.