Located in the Hayes Shopping Center is one of Gloucester’s newest restaurants, Tacos Vamonos.
Tacos Vamonos opened on Feb. 28, with a grand opening held on May 5. The restaurant is the second for owner Dave Coman who also owns Viking Burger in Newport News.
Tacos Vamonos general manager Deanna Collar said that Coman wanted to open the restaurant to make food that reflects his upbringing in New Mexico. Collar said that Gloucester was an ideal place to open the restaurant because she saw it as a challenging market. If Tacos Vamonos succeeds in Gloucester then it could succeed elsewhere, she said.
Tacos Vamonos fast-food style means it isn’t in direct competition with more traditional Mexican restaurants in Gloucester, said Collar. She described the restaurant as a healthier option to other Mexican style fast-food restaurants. She said most of Tacos Vamonos’ ingredients are prepared in house which means they serve fresh food to their customers.
Collar said that since the Tac...
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