What Are Our Land and Building Options?
Taco John’s QSR franchise offers four designs that maximize revenue, keep down building costs
Taco John’s QSR franchise offers four building plans that are designed to maximize revenue potential, keep building costs low, and help franchisees take advantage of a variety of locations. Over 60% of our revenue comes in through the drive-thru window, so Taco John’s has designed restaurants to optimize drive-thru performance while reducing the size of the dining room and overall footprint. Multi-unit owners will likely use a mix of these buildings to take advantage of the best real estate options in different parts of town. Here’s a look at the designs.
Signature T16 Prototype
The Signature T16 layout is our traditional freestanding restaurant. Locations in close proximity to convenience retail, other quick service restaurants and daytime employment centers are preferred.
|Site and Demographic Characteristics|
|Lot Size: .6 to .9 acres||High Visibility, Excellent Accessibility|
|Building Size: 1,575 to 2,100 sq. ft.||Population: Minimum 15,000|
|Drive-Thru Access and 40-56 Seats||Nearby Daytime Employees: Minimum 5,000|
|Parking ratio: 1 space for every 2 seats||Minimum Household Income: $45,000|
We will consider other factors when reviewing trade areas and sites that do not meet the minimum criteria.
Co-development design with C-stores and Travel Plazas
Taco John’s is the ideal co-development partner for the petroleum industry. Flexible layouts can be adapted to your site, and our QSR Mexican menu provides an alternative to the standard burger, chicken and sandwich fare; plus we deliver all day parts: breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack occasions.
|Drive-Thru Access||Shared Seating Can Be Accommodated|
|Minimum 100,000 Gallons Monthly Fuel Sales.||Sign Panel on Front Pole Sign|
|Minimum $30,000 Monthly Inside Sales||DOT Sign Access for Highway Locations|
“I operate three Taco John’s restaurants in convenience stores, and it is a great combination. Our customers like the convenience of one-stop shopping and the c-store customers like the variety of our menu. We will definitely do more.”
— Ted Miller, franchisee in South Dakota
End Cap design
For high-traffic areas where traditional freestanding development is not an option, we also have an end cap with drive-thru option to be developed in front of big-box retailers, grocery anchored centers, and other venues.
|End Cap Units|
|Layouts as small as 1500 square feet||Drive-thru access required|
|Seating capacity of more than 40 seats||High traffic areas|
We also have alternatives for non-traditional opportunities in malls, airports, military bases and college/university settings. Our full menu kitchen can fit in as little as 675 square feet.