Velvet Taco opened Feb. 7 at 9120 Gosling Road, The Woodlands. According to the company, the fast-casual taco restaurant offers over 20 different varieties of tacos inspired by international cuisine as well as sides and desserts.

“We are so excited to be a part of The Woodlands community, a community which, rightfully so, has landed on several ‘top cities in which to live’ lists. It’s time we gave them the best taco restaurant," said Robie Robinson, general manager of Velvet Taco The Woodlands, in a news release. "Our menu and electric vibe will become a gathering place for all members of this community.”

According to the release, Velvet Tacos chefs use fresh ingredients to hand-prepare scratch menu items, such as the spicy tikka chicken, Cuban pig, and chicken and waffle tacos. Guests can enjoy a wide range of beverages, including local and Mexican beer, fruit-infused iced teas and cocktails. In addition, Velvet Taco offers catering. The Woodlands location is the sixth Velvet Taco location in the Houston area.