California Tortilla

California Tortilla Sets Sights On Raising $25K For Hungry Kids

For the fifth year in a row, California Tortilla is helping fight child hunger with Share Our Strength’s annual Dine Out for No Kid Hungry. 

This year, California Tortilla and its 40 locations aim to raise $25,000 during a two-week campaign, encouraging customers to donate $1 to the cause at any location nationwide from Monday, September 9, through Saturday, September 21. 

Customers who donate will receive a coupon valid for a free taco on any visit from Sunday, September 22, through Monday, September 30. 

California Tortilla Invades Offices for Shark Week

Spot a fin peeping over your cubicle? If you live in the vicinity of Washington, D.C., you’re not seeing things: in anticipation of Shark Week, California Tortilla is teaming up with Discovery Communications to launch Chompie Jr. attacks on unsuspecting offices in the DC area. He may not deliver much of a scare, but Chompie Jr. will bring enough burritos to throw a California Tortilla party for 20 people.


California Tortilla Celebrates Award with $1 Tacos

In this month’s issue of Washingtonian Magazine, readers voted California Tortilla the top taco in town, winning “Best Tacos” in the annual Best Of issue. To say thank you, the fast casual chain will be offering any taco on the menu on Wednesday, July 10, for just $1. And even better, they’ll be donating 100 percent of the $1 taco sales that day to No Kid Hungry, making sure that kids get the nourishment they need to stay happy and healthy.


Street Taco Trio Makes Its Debut at California Tortilla

The fans spoke, and California Tortilla listened. Street Tacos edged out the competition to win March’s Elito 8 Tournament; now they’re available at California Tortilla locations nationwide starting Monday, May 20.

For a limited time only, customers can get all the flavors of the city streets inside their favorite Cal-Mex restaurant. Korean BBQ tacos are made with mesquite steak topped with Korean BBQ sauce and a wallop of Sriracha, Monterey Jack, cabbage slaw, chili sauce, and green onions.

What Basketball? California Tortilla Hosts Its Own Elite 8

Florida Gulf Coast’s Cinderella story this NCAA playoff season has made for some great headlines—but it’s done a number on most people’s brackets. 

California Tortilla, though, wants everyone to be a winner. This year, the fast-casual chain invites fans to get in on the action with the first annual Elito 8 Tournament: it’s up to Cal Tort fans to determine the next limited-time offer, as eight possible menu items go head-to-head for the popular vote.
The Elito 8 were first revealed on "Selection Monday" on Facebook and the California Tortilla website.

California Tortilla Seeking a New LTO, NCAA-Style

It's NCAA playoff season, and everyone’s got basketball fever--including California Tortilla. This year, the fast casual chain invites customers to get in on the action with the first annual Elito 8 Tournament: it’s up to Cal Tort fans to determine the next limited time offer, as eight possible menu items go head-to-head for the popular vote.

California Tortilla Shows “S’more Love” with Free Dessert

This Valentine's Day, California Tortilla invites guests to indulge in the S'more Love dessert, available Thursday, February 14, for one day only. The dessert is offered for free with every entree purchase.

Stuffed with banana, milk chocolate, and marshmallows, then deep-fried in a Peruvian chocolate tortilla and sprinkled with powdered sugar, the fast-casual chain needed the perfect monker for the decadent treat.

California Tortilla Brings Back Bacon by Popular Demand

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “bacon makes everything better;" clearly it makes for one tasty burrito. Back in 2009, fast-casual chain California Tortilla introduced burrito-lovers to the Bacon Chicken Club; now, it’s back by popular demand for a limited time only.

California Tortilla Votes for Free Tacos on Election Day

East Coast fast-casual restaurant chain California Tortilla announced the return of its popular "I Voted" promotion.

On Election Day, November 6, all customers wearing an "I Voted" sticker or saying "Vote" receive a free taco. No purchase is necessary.

The limit is one free taco per customer. 

The chain is also set to release the results of its Presidential Burrito Bowl voting on Monday, November 5. 

Since August, customers have dined on special burrito bowls inspired by President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

California Tortilla Strikes Gold with "Gold Rush" Partnership

California Tortilla is helping customers strike gold on Friday, October 26, in a partnership with Discovery Channel to celebrate the season premiere of “Gold Rush.”

Customers who use the password “Cal Tort Queso Is Golden” on Friday with any purchase will receive a free order of chips and cup of the chain’s signature golden queso.

In addition, customers redeeming the password will receive a “Gold Rush” miner’s hat courtesy of Discovery Channel, while supplies last.