R Taco will move into Town East Boulevard in Mesquite on Friday, Jan. 15.

R Taco will move into Town East Boulevard in Mesquite on Friday, Jan. 15.

Carter Rose/Special Contributor

A new R Taco in Mesquite takes the tally up to seven R Tacos in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 

Free Taco Day

The restaurant, formerly Rusty Taco and named for founder Russell "Rusty" Fenton, is now majority owned by Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. The growing company now has restaurants in Minnesota and Colorado.

The Mesquite restaurant opens Friday, Jan. 15. The first 10 people in line at 7 a.m. get tacos for a year. (Not into standing in line at 7 a.m.? There's also Free Taco Day at the Mesquite store from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Anyone who follows R Taco on social media will get a free taco.)

Another new R Taco recently opened in Oak Lawn Avenue in Dallas.

New Mesquite restaurant: 1515 N. Town East Blvd. rtacos.com/franchise.

If you know the company as Rusty Taco, it's since changed to R Taco. 

If you know the company as Rusty Taco, it's since changed to R Taco. 

Carter Rose
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