Velvet Taco to open this summer in Richardson

Velvet Taco will open a Richardson location this summer. (Courtesy Velvet Taco)
Velvet Taco will open a Richardson location this summer. (Courtesy Velvet Taco)

Velvet Taco will open a Richardson location this summer. (Courtesy Velvet Taco)

Velvet Taco expects to open a location at 102 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, during the middle of the summer, according to a spokesperson for the restaurant. A request by the Dallas-based taqueria for a special permit was approved by Richardson City Council at its at Jan. 27 meeting. The permit allows the restaurant to have fewer parking spaces and a taller sign than what is required by the city's zoning ordinance. The restaurant, which will be in the former C&M Tires and Wheels building, will have patio seating and a drive-thru window for pick-up orders. Velvet Taco is known for its variety of unorthodox tacos, such as tikka chicken, falafel and raw tuna. The restaurant also serves elote-style corn and red curry coconut queso. www.velvettaco.com
By Makenzie Plusnick
Makenzie graduated from Tarleton State University in 2019 with a degree in communications. While in school, she interned at the Weatherford Democrat and was editor of Texan News Service, a news outlet at Tarleton. She enjoys true crime podcasts, riding horses, and spending time with her dog.


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