Taco John’s® Bold Alaska Flounder Fish Tacos Make A Wild Return for the Season

February 20, 2023

Popular quick-service restaurant brings back Alaska Flounder Fish Tacos with two for $6.50 deal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Feb. 22, 2023)– Taco John’s wildly delicious fish tacos return for a limited time today.

Just in time for Lent, Taco John’s is bringing back its Alaska Flounder Fish Tacos. Featuring tender, wild-caught Alaska flounder dusted with a crispy seasoned batter, the bigger. bolder. better. item is drizzled with zesty chipotle lime sauce, topped with fresh shredded lettuce and Pico de Gallo, and wrapped in a warm flour tortilla. These fish tacos are definitely in a sea of their own at only two for $6.50!

“Whether you’re observing Lent or simply wanting a high-quality fish option any day of the week, Taco John’s Alaska Flounder Fish Tacos just can’t be beaten,” said Taco John’s Corporate Chef and Director of Menu Innovation Brad Bergaus. “We use tender Alaska flounder fillets and top them with crisp lettuce and Pico de Gallo that’s made fresh daily. Plus, the chipotle lime sauce brings a bright flavor to deliver a satisfying taste. A boring fish sandwich can’t compare with Taco John’s since we have better fish to fry.”

Guests can order the Alaska Flounder Fish Tacos in-store, at the drive-thru or use the mobile app until Sunday, April 9.

“We’re proud to partner with Taco John’s as they feature premium wild-caught flounder in their fish tacos,” said Leah Krafft, Foodservice Marketing Manager at Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. “The cold, glacier-fed waters of Alaska provide a healthy, natural habitat for millions of high-quality fish, famous for their delicious flavor and superior texture. Our state’s thriving, wild Alaska flounder population is a testament to our healthy fish habitats and responsible fisheries’ management practices. Alaska is the only state with sustainability built into its constitution and each season, only as much fish are harvested as the environment can handle – ensuring high-quality seafood for generations to come.”

Taco John’s is proud to use Alaska Seafood: Wild, Natural and Sustainable® for its two for $6.50 Alaska Flounder Fish Tacos.

With its fusion of distinctive flavors and bold south-of-the-border spices, the Taco John’s menu offers several signature items, including Meat & Potato Burritos, Stuffed Grilled Tacos, Potato Olés® and craveworthy Fried Chicken Tacos. Taco John’s features signature specials likeTaco Tuesday® and everyday value starting at $1, $2 and $3 on the ValuEST Menu. Download the Taco John’s Mobile App and join Bigger Bolder Rewards for free food and exclusive offers today!

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 23 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.

About Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI)

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is a partnership of the State of Alaska and the Alaska seafood industry promoting the benefits of wild and sustainable Alaska seafood and offering seafood industry education. The seafood industry is Alaska’s largest private-sector employer with nearly 60 percent of all seafood harvested in the U.S. coming from Alaska. Alaska has been dedicated to sustainable seafood for more than 50 years and is the only state with a constitution that mandates all seafood be managed under the sustained yield principle. Alaska has taken a leadership role in setting the global standard for precautionary resource management to protect fisheries and surrounding habitats for future generations and leading to an ever-replenishing supply of wild seafood for markets worldwide. For more information, visit and follow ASMI on FacebookInstagramTwitterPinterest and LinkedIn.