Request more information by contacting us here

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Once we receive your inquiry, we will reach out to you to begin conversations with our Franchise Development team.

Complete a Franchise Application

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​After we share our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), we’ll ask you to fill out a Franchise Application so we can conduct a financial inquiry, background check, and credit clearance.

Meet with franchising and operations leadership

Our Franchising and Operations leadership will meet with you to discuss your experience and current management structure.

Review sites for development

The Rusty Taco management team will be sure to review all sites for development to ensure they match the criteria.

Sign a Development Agreement

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A Development Agreement will be completed upon all final approvals from Financial, Operations, and our Executive Team.


Do I qualify as a potential franchisee?

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience as a multi-unit restaurant operator and has a desire to open multiple Rusty Taco restaurants. Candidates must also have a minimum of $500,000 in liquid capital and a net worth of at least $1,000,000. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm, drive, and passion in the restaurant industry. We will also consider individuals and partnerships with demonstrated business success and acumen, strong financial capabilities and the ability to bring on an operating partner to direct the operations of the business

What are our current Rusty Taco Development Incentives?

With our new development incentives, opening your first store in 2023 will get you 0% royalty for the first 12 months and additional royalty discounts through the 3rd year: 2% year 2, 4% year 3, 5% for the remainder. You will get 0% for 6 additional months if you beat your development commitment opening date by at least 3 months. We are also offering 2 years of discounted royalty fees for opening in 2023–2025: 1% year 1, 2% year 2, 4% year 3, 5% for the remainder.

What is the initial investment range?

The total initial investment ranges from $531,900 to $897,450.

How do I contact Rusty Taco Development team?

For development opportunities, please email

Want to own a Rusty Taco?

For a limited time, we are offering significant incentives for new restaurant openings in 2022–2025.

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