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Taqueria del Sol/Sweet Taco: Willow Grove

PattiCakes | Jun 27, 2014 06:48 AM

Can someone help me understand what happened here? Taqueria del Sol (TdS) was part of what looked like a franchise that began in Atlanta. My husband and I liked the place, and were frequent diners. Two weeks ago, I got my usual weekly email telling what the specials for the week were, and two days later their Facebook page posts that they are no longer TdS, but are now Sweet Taco. "Same menu, they say, but now we have donuts. Huh?

Hubby and I went last night. The interior is different, but not in a good way. They removed some ofthe clean, stainless-topped tables and replaced them with cheesy booths, with old doors-under-plexiglass for tables. They've added a "conversation pit" in the far corner, with oversized black sofas and chairs. The taco, sides and soups are still on the menu, but gone are the enchiladas (which my DH loved), and gone are the entrees. The enchiladas have been replaced with burritos, a cheese steak burrito being one of the more creative listings. They still have a bar. No donuts were in evidence.

Hubby and I walked out. There was nothing on the menu that we wanted or that we couldn't have gotten across the way at Qdoba. I went to TdS's website, and this location is no longer listed. I went to the FB page, and they are still under Taqueria del Sol, but the info is all about Sweet Taco.

What's up? Falling out amongst partners? Behind the scenes intrigue? Whatever caused this shift, they've lost us, and our extended family, as customers.

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