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Taco Del Mar - no fish tacos in Calgary


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Taco Del Mar - no fish tacos in Calgary

nonlinear | Mar 29, 2009 02:48 PM

About a month ago, we went to Taco Del Mar in Okotoks looking for fish tacos, but when we tried to order, the man working at the counter said that they were out of fish that day. Thinking that this was a one-time occurrence, we reluctantly ordered some beef and chicken tacos instead. Then today we went to the location on 130th Ave SE in Calgary, Alberta. Again, we tried to order the "Alaskan Fish" that was listed on the menu, but the East Indian owner began to lecture us and said that he won't order the fish because it doesn't sell and it sits in his restaurant for months and spoils. he said that 9 Calgary franchise owners had a meeting with the corporation and all complained about the fish, and that none of them were going to carry it any longer.

I think this just plain sucks. I mean, "Taco Del Mar" means literally "taco of the sea." If these franchise owners don't want to sell fish tacos, why did they open a "Taco of the Sea" and not a Taco Bell or Taco Time... And I can't believe that the corporation is allowing these few rogue franchisee owners to tarnish the Taco Del Mar name.


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