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#ABurritoADay

During the last week of April we ran a contest thru Social Media to find the most creative, unique and lloyd-esque burrito selfie Buffalonians had to offer. Using #ABurritoADay, we received over 20 submissions from people of all ages (even some dogs) all vying for the crown. Why? One lucky winner received a free burrito everyday … Read more

Want a S’more? S’more what?

  When we finally opened the doors of the Taco Factory on December 19th, 2015, customers lined up early to get their spot in line. What brought them there? Months of anticipation, dreams of finally being able to get lloyd anytime of day and the ability to enjoy your favorite tacos with an alcoholic beverage … Read more

Mezcal: Versatile, Unique and Sexy

If the word hasn’t spread yet, we like Mezcal. A lot. So much so we have over 50 bottles of the spirit making up the backbone of our bar at lloyd Taco Factory. Our house Mezcal is Agave de Cortes Joven, an Espadin varietal from Oaxaca (province in Mexico). We chose this particular bottle as … Read more

One If By Land, Two If By Sea

The past 5 and a half years have been great to lloyd: 4 taco trucks & a brand new brick and mortar location on Hertel Avenue. The question isn’t what will lloyd do next, it’s “What WON’T lloyd do next?” lloyd is Taking To the High Seas!! Yep, you read that right. We’ve gotten board … Read more

The New Wonder Bread

While some evidence points to 10,000 BC for the birth of the tortilla, we’d like to think even our Cavemen ancestors marked Taco Tuesday on their calendars. In recent years, tacos and all things tortilla have experienced somewhat of a Renaissance. Not only have Americans jumped on the bandwagon, the rest of the world has … Read more

The New School

The days of ground beef, cheese & lettuce in a hard shell tortilla are over. Over the years lloyd has experimented outside of the “standard” menu highlighted by roasted tomatillo pork & braised beef tacos. Those who have been patronizing the truck since the Main & Mohawk days might remember a singing fish strapped to … Read more

What the Hell is Mezcal?

In Buffalo we drink a lot of Blue Light, 7 & 7’s, and pretty much anything that helps us forget about our 6 month winters. Lloyd is here to add another spirit to your repertoire: Mezcal. Tequila’s Dark, Mysterious, Sexy Cousin If Mezcal and Tequila were people, Tequila would be the popular partier while Mezcal … Read more

Lets Get #Nixtamalized

Nixtamalization when translated means “An old, old wooden ship.” Wait, that can’t be right. Since lloyd began roaming the streets of Buffalo in 2010, quality has been the #1 concern. Antibiotic/hormone free meats, organic black beans, homemade sauces & fresh cut cabbage contribute to a menu that has raised the bar for street food standards … Read more

If Willy Wonka owned a Taco Factory

Imagine Willy Wonka applied his same ingenuity for sweets & collaborated with lloyd to break ground on Buffalo’s first taco factory. Co-owners Pete Cimino & Chris Dorsaneo created the offbeat lloyd culture from day one & have translated this mindset into their very first brick & mortar location. Paying homage to one of the co-owners’ childhood … Read more

2014 BEST Food Truck Taco!

Winner! Winner chicken TACO dinner! As many of you probably know, we’ve been gunning for that number 1 spot lately. The battle for 2014 BEST food truck taco in North America was close. Along with fifteen other trucks, lloyd made it to the final round. Box of Chacos (Hollywood, FL), Dia de los Tacos (Marquette, MI) and What the Fork (Scranton, PA) and … Read more