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The Most Popular Del Taco Menu Items to Order

If you love tacos, burritos, and other Mexican-inspired menu items, you’ve probably heard of Del Taco.

It’s one of the most popular Mexican fast-food chains in the US, with over 600 locations across the country.

And if you are a fan of the hit show Grace and Frankie, you’ll know that Del Taco is a favorite among both characters because of its delicious menu items.

Del Taco’s menu includes a wide variety of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, salads, desserts, sides, and Crunchtada, which are their take on tostadas.

At the same time, the Del Taco menu includes many vegetarian-friendly options.

If you are unfamiliar with Del Taco and need help deciding where to start, here are the 25 best Del Taco menu items you should try!

25. Bean & Cheese Burrito

If you need a fast, convenient snack or meal in a hurry, the Bean & Cheese Burrito is your best bet!

Slow-cooked beans and cheddar cheese nestled inside a flour tortilla with red sauce may sound simple, but it’s loaded with vitamins to give you the energy you need throughout the day.

Plus, this is one of Del Taco’s burritos that pairs perfectly with any of their tacos or sandwiches for an extra punch of flavor.

Being certified vegan and vegetarian-friendly, it allows everyone to enjoy something flavorful and wholesome.

Nutritional Information:

460 calories, 19g protein, 69g carbohydrates, 4.5g fat

24. Shakes

Who doesn’t love a good milkshake? Del Taco shakes are made with real ice cream and your choice of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry.

The milkshakes are creamy, smooth, and sweet without being overly rich.

They are the perfect way to cool off on a hot day or satisfy your late-night sweet tooth craving.

You can always get the mini shake if you feel the regular size is too much.

Nutritional Information:

Vanilla: 480 calories, 14g protein, 85g carbohydrates, 9g fat

Chocolate: 550 calories, 14g protein, 102g carbohydrates, 9g fat

Strawberry: 520 calories, 14g protein, 96g carbohydrates, 9g fat

23. Chicken Taco Del Carbon Guac’d Up

The Chicken Taco Del Carbon Guac’d Up is made with grilled marinated chicken, diced onion, chopped cilantro, Del Taco’s signature green sauce, and guacamole, all in a warm flour tortilla.

All ingredients are freshly made and contain no artificial preservatives.

But that doesn’t mean it’s not delicious!

This taco is the perfect combination of savory, spicy, and creamy, making it a popular choice among Del Taco customers.

Nutritional Information:

130 calories, 9g protein, 14g carbohydrates, 4.5g fat

22. Crunchtada Tostada

The Crunchtada Tostada is a taco shell made from corn masa, like a traditional tostada.

The shell contains slow-cooked beans, lettuce, salsa, and shredded cheddar cheese.

Depending on your spice preference, you can choose between mild, hot, or fire Del Taco sauces.

I also love to smother a healthy dose of guacamole on top to make it even tastier.

Nutritional Information:

330 calories, 12g protein, 41g carbohydrates, 14g fat

21. Mini Cinnamon Churros

The Mini Cinnamon Churros from Del Taco are small pieces of crunchy, deep-fried dough covered in cinnamon sugar.

The combination of crunchy goodness and sweet flavor makes these mini churros irresistible!

The dough is light yet crispy on the outside and soft on the inside – just how a churro should be.

The cinnamon sugar coating adds a nice texture to the crunchy exterior and makes this a sweet treat you won’t want to pass up.

They are the perfect after-dinner treat or snack on the go, along with your coffee.

Nutritional Information: (2 Pieces)

200 calories, 1g protein, 25g carbohydrates, 10g fat

20. Caramel Cheesecake Bites

Del Taco’s Caramel Cheesecake Bites are small fried pastries made with cream cheese and feature a sweet caramel filling.

The outside is coated in cinnamon sugar, which adds an extra layer of sweetness to the already decadent treat.

These bite-sized pieces are perfect for those who crave something sweet but want something other than an entire cake or pie. 

They are also the perfect size for sharing, so you can satisfy your sweet tooth without overeating.

Nutritional Information: (2 Pieces)

160 calories, 14g protein, 96g carbohydrates, 47g fat

19. Epic Cali Bacon Burrito

You can experience a breakfast skillet on the go with the Epic Cali Bacon Burrito.

It contains seasoned crinkle fries, freshly-baked crispy bacon, chipotle sauce, sour cream, and your choice of chicken, carne asada, or beyond meat, all wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.

This delicious combination of flavors will instantly transform your day.

It’s my favorite comfort food from Del Taco whenever I want something hearty yet satisfying.

Nutritional Information:

Chicken: 1020 calories, 46g protein, 72g carbohydrates, 60g fat

Carne Asada: 1050 calories, 51g protein, 73g carbohydrates, 60g fat

Beyond Meat: 1090 calories, 42g protein, 81g carbohydrates, 64g fat

18. The Del Taco (Crunchy)

This is the original taco that started it all.

The Del Taco consists of a crunchy taco shell filled with seasoned ground beef, lettuce, cheese, and juicy tomatoes, all smothered in Del Taco’s secret sauce.

It is everything you could want in a taco – delicious, hearty, and satisfying.

This taco will always be special in Del Taco fans’ hearts.

Nutritional Information:

300 calories, 16g protein, 14g carbohydrates, 20g fat

17. Carne Asada Fries

If you love chili fries, you must try the Carne Asada Fries.

These golden brown fries are topped with shredded cheddar cheese, chunky fresh carne asada steak, tomatoes, and diced onion.

Then there’s Del Taco’s Savory Secret sauce and fresh house-made guacamole.

The flavors merge to create a delicious, savory snack everyone can enjoy.

The combination of crispy French fries and juicy steak will bring you back for more of this yummy side dish.

If you want to go for the classic chili cheese fries, Del Taco’s menu includes Deluxe Chili Cheddar Fries and Queso Loaded Fries for the jalapeno pepper lovers.

Nutritional Information:

760 calories, 21g protein, 46g carbohydrates, 56g fat

16. Taco Salad With Seasoned Beef

We all strive to eat healthily. But at the same time, having a normal salad can be a little bland with the regular ranch dressing and usual ingredients.

That’s where Del Taco’s taco salad comes in.

Bursting with flavor, this salad is packed with seasoned beef, house-grated cheddar cheese, freshly handmade guacamole & pico de gallo, chopped cilantro, and cool sour cream nestled over a bed of lettuce.

It’s the perfect mix when served with their signature tangy Salsa Casera and topped off with fresh house-made tortilla chips.

You can also order it with grilled chicken or carne asada if ground beef is not your thing.

Nutritional Information:

510 calories, 28g protein, 23g carbohydrates, 34g fat

15. Epic Combo Burrito

The Epic Combo Burrito is bursting with flavor and texture that will make you smile with every bite.

The winning combination begins with tender ground beef, slow-cooked beans, crisp lettuce, cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, and onions for a blast of deliciousness.

To top it all off, Del Taco adds a creamy combination of sour cream and red and green sauces to complement the beef, making this burrito an indulgence.

Nutritional Information:

900 calories, 43g protein, 91g carbohydrates, 38g fat

14. Carne Asada & Guac Stuffed Quesadilla Taco

This is a robust taco made with a sandwich of two flour tortillas.

Between the two layers is a thick mass of melted cheddar cheese and Queso Blanco.

The shell is filled with grilled carne asada, fresh shredded lettuce, diced tomato, and guacamole.

You’ll first notice how crunchy the tortillas are when you take a bite from this taco.

The outer shell gives way to a gooey center filled with melted cheese and perfectly cooked steak.

The guacamole adds a creamy element that pairs perfectly with the lettuce and tomato.

All in all, it’s an amazing combination of flavors that will have your taste buds singing!

Nutritional Information:

360 calories, 19g protein, 32g carbohydrates, 17g fat

13. Crispy Chicken & Guac Epic Torta

The Torta is one of the newer items on Del Taco’s menu.

It comes with a 7″ roll, including two succulent fried chicken strips, velvety ranch sauce, hand-crafted guacamole, and grated cheddar cheese.

It is then topped with crisp shredded lettuce and freshly prepared pico de gallo.

This torta brings together all the flavors of Mexico in one sandwich.

It is a great option for those looking for something different but still want a hearty and satisfying meal.

Nutritional Information:

760 calories, 29g protein, 69g carbohydrates, 42g fat

12. Cafe Del Olla Iced Coffee

When the summer heat is too much, reach for a Cafe Del Olla Iced Coffee.

This medium roast Arabica blend with creamer and ice cubes makes an energizing pick-me-up that will wake up your taste buds.

Plus, adding drizzle and cinnamon adds just enough flavor to make it truly delicious.

Whenever I visit a Del Taco, I leave with a Cafe Del Olla Iced Coffee.

Nutritional Information:

Regular: 150 calories, 3g protein, 29g carbohydrates, 2g fat

Large: 250 calories, 0g protein, 50g carbohydrates, 4g fat

11. Beyond 8 Layer Burrito

Del Taco has answered the call of plant-based eaters by providing a vegan alternative to its renowned vegetarian 8 Layer Burrito.

Composed of Beyond Meat chunks, slow-cooked beans, and creamy guacamole as the foundation, this burrito is then layered with fresh diced tomatoes, lettuce, red sauce, sour cream, and cheddar cheese for an extra flavor burst.

One bite into this burrito would make it hard to believe it’s entirely plant-based.

Nutritional Information:

530 calories, 25g protein, 59g carbohydrates, 20g fat

10. 8 Layer Veggie Burrito

If you’re looking for a hearty, nutritious vegetarian burrito at Del Taco, look no further than the 8 Layer Veggie Burrito.

This burrito uses slow-cooked beans, lettuce, seasoned rice, freshly diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, guacamole, reduced-fat sour cream, and cheddar cheese, all wrapped in one delicious package.

It is packed with protein from rice and beans, ensuring your body gets the nutrients it needs when eating a vegetarian meal.

Nutritional Information:

520 calories, 16g protein, 70g carbohydrates, 17g fat

9. Donut Bites (4 pieces)

You can transform your breakfast into a sweet treat with Donut Bites.

These bite-sized donuts, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar, are not overpowering, making them the perfect accompaniment to Cafe Del Olla coffee.

And if you’re in a hurry, you can easily throw one in your mouth without crumbs or sugar falling on your shirt!

Nutritional Information: (4 Pieces)

240 calories, 3g protein, 22g carbohydrates, 16g fat

8. Epic Loaded Queso Burrito

The Epic Loaded Queso Burrito is a delightful amalgamation of Mexican and American flavors.

Those with an affinity for meat can select between marinated chicken, grilled carne asada, or the Beyond Meat chunks to add richness.

You can also add some guacamole or Del Taco’s signature hot sauces for an extra flavor blast.

Nutritional Information:

Chicken: 860 calories, 43g protein, 74g carbohydrates, 45g fat

Carne Asada: 890 calories, 47g protein, 76g carbohydrates, 45g fat

Beyond Meat: 960 calories, 48g protein, 78g carbohydrates, 51g fat

7. Epic Beyond Fresh Guacamole Burrito

Del Taco offers menu items for all types of diets, and the Epic Beyond Fresh Guacamole Burrito is a good example.

This burrito contains a flour tortilla filled with slow-cooked beans, cilantro lime rice, creamy guacamole, fresh pico de gallo, and Beyond Meat chunks, providing a hearty protein alternative that rivals the meat options.

If you’re searching for a delicious vegetarian option on the Del Taco menu, try the Epic Beyond Fresh Guacamole Burrito.

Nutritional Information:

810 calories, 43g protein, 92g carbohydrates, 32g fat

6. Beer Battered Crispy Fish Taco

The crunchy exterior of the fish and the flavorful beer-battered coating make this taco a must-try.

The whitefish is fried with a panko breadcrumb coating and topped with shredded cabbage, Del Taco’s savory secret sauce, and freshly made pico de gallo.

The wedge of lime and some scorcho hot sauce elevate this taco to another level.

Nutritional Information:

200 calories, 6g protein, 20g carbohydrates, 11g fat

5. Carne Asada Taco Del Carbon

The Carne Asada Taco Del Carbon takes the meat to another level with its signature green sauce.

The steak is marinated and grilled, giving it a smoky flavor that pairs perfectly with Del Taco’s tangy green sauce.

Along with freshly chopped cilantro, diced onion, and the warm, soft tortilla, the combination of flavors and textures make this taco one of Del Taco’s most popular menu items.

As a steak lover, I always grab one of these tacos no matter what other items I choose on the menu.

Nutritional Information:

360 calories, 19g protein, 32g carbohydrates, 17g fat

4. Bacon Double Del Cheeseburger

You would think that a Mexican fast-food restaurant would deliver a mediocre burger, but it’s quite the opposite at Del Taco.

This burger tastes like a homemade fresh off-the-grill burger and is worth ordering.

It comes with two juicy, grilled 100% beef patties on a toasted sesame bun topped with smoky bacon slices and American cheese.

You can add freshly sliced tomatoes, creamy burger sauce, crunchy lettuce shreds, and diced onions for the ultimate flavor experience.

Nutritional Information:

760 calories, 37g protein, 35g carbohydrates, 51g fat

3. Breakfast Toasted Wrap

The Breakfast Toasted Wrap is an epic taco wrap that can easily pass off as two burritos.

The toasted soft flour tortilla comes filled with all the breakfast staples, including fluffy eggs, ooey-gooey cheese, and crispy hashbrowns.

You also get a generous topping of fresh pico de gallo salsa for a hint of zest.

You can choose between bacon strips or carne asada steak – a tough decision that won’t disappoint regardless of your choice.

For the full breakfast journey, try our Breakfast Toasted Wrap Meal that includes 5 pieces of hashbrown sticks and your choice of hot coffee, milk, regular iced coffee, or a small soda drink.

Nutritional Information:

Bacon: 400 calories, 18g protein, 32g carbohydrates, 23g fat

Carne Asada: 410 calories, 20g protein, 34g carbohydrates, 21g fat

Eggs & Cheese: 330 calories, 12g protein, 32g carbohydrates, 17g fat

2. Epic Fresh Guacamole Burrito

If you are searching for a Mexican-inspired fast-food burrito experience, the Epic Fresh Guacamole Burrito is an excellent option.

It is made with slow-cooked beans, cilantro lime rice, guacamole, and freshly prepared pico de gallo.

Whether you are a chicken lover, prefer carne asada, or want it with Beyond Meat, this burrito will deliver.

Nutritional Information:

Chicken: 720 calories, 37g protein, 88g carbohydrates, 25g fat

Carne Asada: 750 calories, 41g protein, 89g carbohydrates, 25g fat

Beyond Meat: 810 calories, 43g protein, 92g carbohydrates, 32g fat

1. Epic Crispy Chicken & Guac Burrito

The Epic Crispy Chicken & Guac Burrito is a masterpiece of flavors!

It features crunchy fried chicken tenders, creamy ranch sauce, shredded cheddar cheese, and handmade guacamole.

All these ingredients are then topped off with freshly diced tomatoes and lettuce to create the flavor of Mexico in one delicious burrito.

Unlike other grilled chicken burritos on the Del Taco menu, this option includes fried chicken for a foodie experience.

Nutritional Information:

880 calories, 28g protein, 80g carbohydrates, 50g fat


The variety of menu items at Del Taco makes them a popular choice when you are craving a Mexican-inspired meal.

Whether you’re looking for a quick snack, a hearty breakfast, or dinner, the Del Taco menu has something for everyone.

If you are hanging out with friends or family members who are vegetarians and vegans, Del Taco offers plenty of options for them as well.

Next time you’re in the mood for Mexican fast food, stop by a Del Taco near you and try some of the menu items on this list.

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About the Author

Lianne Fachetti is a content writer who adores food from all cultures. When she’s not working, she’s busy creating new recipes, trying out new restaurants, playing with her German Shepherd Max, and tending to her vegetable garden.


February 10, 2023