Saddle Up for the New Honey BBQ Fried Chicken Taco at Taco John’s®

June 13, 2022

Popular quick-service restaurant now offering Honey BBQ Fried Chicken Taco for limited time 

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (June 13, 2022) – Head on over to Taco John’s to enjoy the all-new Honey BBQ Fried Chicken Taco!

The popular quick-service restaurant’s fried chicken has quickly become a menu staple. And now, guests can enjoy this bigger. bolder. better. item with a whole new sauce. The Honey BBQ Fried Chicken Taco is made with crunchy chicken tenders, fresh, crisp lettuce and cheddar cheese, topped with a Honey BBQ sauce that starts out with a sweet flavor from honey accompanied by smoky notes of hickory.

“Our Fried Chicken Taco has quickly become a fan favorite at Taco John’s, and we’re excited to offer it to guests in a new way,” said Chief Marketing Officer Barry Westrum. “The honey BBQ sauce’s flavors pair perfectly with our crunchy fried chicken. From picnics to road trips, our new Honey BBQ Fried Chicken Taco is perfect for every occasion.”

For a limited time, the Honey BBQ Fried Chicken Taco joins Taco John’s zesty chipotle lime and spicy jalapeño ranch sauce options, available a la carte or as part of a combo. The combo includes two tacos with choice of sauce, a side of Potato Olés® and a fountain drink. Pricing varies by location, so check out your local menu here. 

“Due to the popularity of our Fried Chicken Taco, we wanted to craft something similar, but unique in its own way,” said Corporate Chef and Director of Menu Innovation Brad Bergaus. “So, we added a delicious twist with a new sauce. Our Honey BBQ sauce has smooth smoky notes of hickory partnered with a sweet flavor from extra light amber honey and a splash of pineapple juice. We can’t wait for everyone to try our new Honey BBQ Fried Chicken Taco!”

With its fusion of distinctive flavors and south-of-the-border spices, the Taco John’s menu offers several signature items, including Meat & Potato Burritos, Stuffed Grilled Tacos, Potato Olés® and bold and craveworthy Fried Chicken Tacos. Taco John’s features signature specials like Taco Tuesday®, discounted breakfast burritos on Wake Up Wednesday!® and the everyday $1-$2-$3 ValuEST Menu. Download the Taco John’s Mobile App and join Bigger Bolder Rewards for exclusive deals. 

About Taco John’s®

Founded in 1969 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Taco John’s® has been serving bigger. bolder. better. flavors for more than 50 years. Now, Taco John’s operates and franchises nearly 400 restaurants in 22 states – making it one of the largest Mexican quick-service restaurant brands in America. With bold originals like Potato Olés®, Taco John’s knows how to Olé The Day. Taco John’s prides itself on serving generous portions of its signature menu items that are made-to-order using fresh, high-quality ingredients, seasonings and sauces. The brand was listed No. 7 in the “Mexican Food” category on Entrepreneur’s “Top Food Franchises of 2022” and was recently recognized by QSR Magazine as a “Top 15 Chain Ready to Contend as Fast Food’s Top Players.” Taco John’s is led by CEO Jim Creel, who was named one of “The Most Influential Restaurant CEOs in the Country” by Nation’s Restaurant News in 2022. For more information, visit and follow Taco John’s on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and TikTok.