Del Taco is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. The company, which served its first taco in Barstow, California, now has 546 locations nationwide. To celebrate, Del Taco is making a number of classic menu items available for a limited time beginning June 19.

“Del Taco began as a single restaurant in 1964, and our success these past 50 years is due to providing our guests with fresh, made-to-order, great tasting food at a tremendous value,” says Paul Murphy, president and CEO, Del Taco. “We are grateful to our loyal guests and franchise partners who have played a significant role in Del Taco’s growth and prosperity.”

Anniversary Throwback Menu

Bun Taco: features seasoned beef, freshly hand-grated cheddar cheese, lettuce, and a tomato slice in a sesame seed bun.

Small Taco Salad: features seasoned beef, freshly hand-grated cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, and Del Taco’s secret sauce, served on a bed of lettuce with tortilla chips.

Orange Shake: an orange and vanilla milk shake topped with whipped cream.

Collector’s Cups

The company is also introducing a series of Collector’s Cups, which feature four commemorative designs, available for purchase at any Del Taco restaurant nationwide through September 3 or until supplies last.  The cups are free with any Macho Drink purchase.

“As we celebrate this significant milestone in Del Taco’s history, we hope to spark fond memories for our guests across the country, and excite new fans that will help us celebrate future milestones for years to come,” says John Cappasola, chief brand officer, Del Taco.

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