Freebirds World Burrito Opens Tyler Location

Free Burritos for a Year for First 25 Guests

AUSTIN, Texas, July 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freebirds World Burrito, the Texas-based fast casual burrito concept owned by Tavistock Restaurants, will open its first location in Tyler, Texas on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Times Square retail center located on South Broadway Avenue. The first 25 guests in line at the location will be rewarded with free burritos for a year.

In preparation for Monday's grand opening, the new Tyler Freebirds location will open its doors on Friday, July 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. offering guests an opportunity to sample the menu with a $5 cash donation to support our community partners Arms of Hope and USO Dallas.

The new Tyler location marks the 67th Freebirds restaurant opening in Texas for the award-winning brand, which operates more 100 locations in seven states across the U.S.

At Freebirds, employees known as "Tribe members" guide guests through the burrito-building experience, working as a team to customize each meal with various portion sizes, tortilla flavors, and dozens of fresh ingredients to suit individual tastes. Preferred menu items include grass-fed beef, hormone-free chicken and all-natural, slow-simmered carnitas in addition to the ever-popular roasted garlic, fresh lime juice and secret recipe Death Sauce. Entrées are topped with hand-chopped vegetables and a variety of freshly made salsas, sauces and dressings.

Freebirds was recently recognized as one of the nation's top fast casual brands by at the "2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers" awards gala held during the National Restaurant Association tradeshow in Chicago. This is the third consecutive year Freebirds has been acknowledged among the top five fast casual brands.

The new Freebirds Tyler location will employ approximately 30 employees from the local community. The restaurant will operate from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturdays; and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Freebirds offers online ordering and full-service catering, bringing made-to-order tacos or an entire burrito bar to any party from 10 to 10,000. For more information, or to place an order, visit

About Freebirds World Burrito

Since 1987, Freebirds World Burrito has served only the freshest ingredients in its famous hand-rolled burritos, nachos and tacos using fresh-chopped veggies, house-made salsas, and grass-fed beef, hormone-free chicken and all-natural slow roasted carnitas. With more than 100 locations in seven states, Freebirds provides great food and engaging service in a high-energy atmosphere. We strive to create fanaticism by giving our guests multiple things to love about us. Our Tribe has a passion to serve and we encourage our guests to serve others through our charitable arm, World Works. We do everything with passion. Freebirds World Burrito is owned and operated by Tavistock Restaurants. For more information on Freebirds World Burrito, please visit

About Tavistock Restaurants

Tavistock Restaurants is a rapidly growing, privately held company operating unique concepts from fast casual to upscale, fine dining restaurants including Abe & Louie's, Aquaknox, ZED451, Joe's American Bar & Grill and Freebirds World Burrito, one of the fastest growing concepts with more than 100 locations across the United States. Tavistock Restaurants, led by Charles Lewis lives by the same mission as its parent company, Tavistock Group, which is committed to excellence in everything it does. For more information, visit


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