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Austin, Texas – July 1, 2020 – Torchy’s Tacos, the popular Austin-based craft casual taco brand, is excited to announce the July Taco of the Month: the Prawn Star. Making its Torchy’s debut, the Prawn Star is sure to be the can’t-miss hit of the summer!

Starring refreshing coconut lime shrimp ceviche with fresh mango, avocado and cilantro all on top of a crispy tandem tortilla (corn and flour!) with melted jack cheese, the Prawn Star delivers the type of flavor most people would pay double for. Luckily for taco junkies, Torchy’s is offering this delicious Taco of the Month for only $5.50!

“We’re excited to reveal a never-before-seen Taco of the Month that’s perfect for hot summer days,” said Mike Rypka, founder of Torchy’s Tacos. “With a mix of unique flavor combinations, including cool and refreshing coconut lime shrimp ceviche and fresh summer flavors like mango and avocado, the Prawn Star reflects the dedication we have to innovation and incorporating fresh ingredients in everything we make.”

The perfect co-star for the July Taco of the Month? A cold Michelada, Torchy’s Tini or Torchy’s Paloma from Torchy’s bar. Beat the heat this summer and enjoy $1.50 off all bottled and draft beer and $2 off all margaritas and Damn Good Drinks during Torchy’s Happy Hour weekdays from 3-6 p.m.

Guests are invited to satisfy their taco cravings with safe dine-in service, convenient takeout and curbside pickup with the option to order and pre-pay online at, and contactless delivery via DoorDash. Torchy’s has taken a measured approach to reopening dining rooms, and as the brand’s priority is the safety of guests and team members, it is reopening with several important safety measures in place.

About Torchy’s Tacos

The Torchy’s Tacos story began over a decade ago in Austin, Texas, when a man with a dream bought a food trailer and a vibrant red Vespa. Mike Rypka, founder of Torchy’s Tacos, built a menu out of experimental tacos that were coined by fans as “damn good.” Today, Torchy’s Tacos has more than 75 locations across Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri that are committed to serving only the highest quality ingredients. By living the Damn Good mantra, Torchy’s Tacos is always innovating to deliver the most unique tacos, coveted queso and refreshing margaritas in the taco game, including the Taco of the Month, an untraditional taco offering that keeps taco junkies coming back for more. Visit and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more information on Torchy’s Tacos.