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Tijuana Flats Opens Fourth Sarasota Area Restaurant

Restaurant News 10.18.12

ORLANDO, Fla. (October 18, 2012) - On Monday, October 29, Tijuana Flats, famous for its fresh Tex-Mex food and unique ambiance, opens its new location in 5215 University Parkway #106.

This new location will feature Tijuana Flatsʼ fresh, made-to-order menu, a 15-pump hot sauce bar and all the lively atmosphere patrons have come to expect from the Tex-Mex powerhouse. The 2,305-square-foot restaurant will accommodate indoor and patio seating for 106 guests.  Anyone who has experienced Tijuana Flats knows about its brightly colored wall murals. The mural at this location is no exception, portraying a sultry space girl defending the galaxy from an alien invasion.

In addition, the restaurant incorporates energy efficient equipment, taking some initial steps in becoming more environmentally cautious. They include:

  • Light Emitting Diode (LED) lamps that offer substantially better energy balance than traditional incandescent bulbs
  • Solar powered timers in the kitchen
  • Low flow toilets that significantly reduce water usage
  • Front of the house tile is made from 40 percent pre-consumer recycled materials
  • A tankless water heater

Opening week specials include:
Monday, October 29 — Opening Day

  • $2 Coronas (21+)

 Tuesday, October 30 — Tijuana Tuesdaze

  • Two tacos, chips and a drink for $4.99 (Excludes specialty tacos; $1 additional for steak or carnitas)
  • $2 Coronas (21+)

Wednesday, October 31 — Halloween

  • Kids in costume receive a free kids meal (with purchase of adult entrée)
  • $2 Coronas (21+)

Thursday,  November 1 — Throwback Thursdaze

  • One tijuana-sized burrito, chips and a drink for $5.99 (Excludes specialty burritos; $1 additional for steak or carnitas)
  • $2 Coronas (21+)

Friday, November 2 — Rock Out Party!

  • Live music from 6 to 9 p.m., giveaways and $2 Coronas all night (21+)

Saturday, November 3 — Give Back Day

  • 20 percent of the day’s sales will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association (Florida Gulf Coast Chapter)
  • $2 Coronas (21+)

 Sunday, November 4 — Local Hero Day

  • 50 percent off an entrée for all public servants (EMT, police, military, teachers, firefighters with proper I.D.)
  • $2 Coronas (21+)