Taco Del Mar-Wandermere

Taco Del Mar-Wandermere The cleanest, friendliest atmosphere Spokane has to offer!
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Our eagerness to know people and to make our mutual days and lives better is our mission to be your favorite place to eat and talk about. Our friendships will grow wth each day, our operations scrutinized for brilliance, and our entrees... addicting! This is our mission and we love every challenge it poses.

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Minimum wage was how much when you started?Before I joined the Navy, it was $2.65. Five days from now, it’ll be $13.50. ...
12/27/2019

Minimum wage was how much when you started?

Before I joined the Navy, it was $2.65. Five days from now, it’ll be $13.50. I read that the buying power of those old dollars back then have shrunk to 22 cents. So today, it would take $10.45 to match the buying power of $2.65. Inflation? I took Econ 101 at SFCC, before I was kicked out for excessive absenteeism. I called the Navy – I wanted back in.

I’m Frank Schoonover, the owner of the Taco Del Mar located in Wandermere. Yes, it’s true, I got the boot from a community college. “Don’t be like me!” I tell young employees, at fitting times. Friends, minimum wage is taking a big leap upward this New Year. I’ve got no bias for, or against, especially after all my research into its history and meaning. But, I want us all to understand that businesses with thin profit margins, such as small restaurants will be in a state of shock. Not because of the minimum wage itself, but because of its sudden, dramatic rise. Smooth increases are much easier to digest. Same for you, subtle menu price increases are much easier to stomach over time.

Last month I took my daughter to lunch, she had the bread bowl soup, I bought the half turkey sandwich, which by the way, took me 7.5 bites to consume. That’s 79 cents per bite! It’s a habit of mine to analyze my restaurant’s pricing with others. Cost per bite is relative though; it depends on what you place value on. As a restaurant owner I stress over details to ensure value for our customers. My prices will increase sharply, but so will my stress. BTW, my burrito will jump from 46, to 57 cents per bite.

As I said through a previous post, we’ll continue to develop our young workers, but even more so, as their wages take them to a new tax bracket. Your money is earned. If you decide to spend it at our restaurant, then we must earn it. I employ six young adults at minimum wage, one above minimum, and two on salary. There has never been any owner compensation, only owner contribution. Karma from my college days? No. Instead, it’s a privilege to serve both employees and customers. Pay us a visit. Watch our minimum wage crew serve Spokane. Review our work. Reflect back on your starting wages. How far have you come since?

Taco Del Mar
12/09/2019

Taco Del Mar

Klay Thompson, we hear from our friends over at NBC Sports that you were able to chow down on Taco Del Mar during your college days. Come live up your glory days at Taco Del Mar Pullman, WA before Washington State retires your jersey! #GoCougs #LiveBaja

Remember your first job? Judge my following opinions with your comments.I employ 9 of Spokane’s young adults at any give...
07/18/2019

Remember your first job? Judge my following opinions with your comments.

I employ 9 of Spokane’s young adults at any given time. Average age is 19; a formative time. I’ve a crucial responsibility to continue their development. For most, this is their first professional experience. I see it as my job, to start, or continue their development into citizens with determined courage, a deep appreciation of labor, and confidence in gaining any skill. My managers and I have formed a work culture that forces problem solving, quick action, and forgivable missteps. When they transition, they’ll understand that they are solely responsible for their successes and failures, a developed trait needed for true success with their future careers. But, most importantly, they would have worked a common mission, which leads to lasting friendships.

Letters of recommendation populate my laptop. Post taco careers include an appointment to the Culinary Institute of America, degrees in Hospitality Management, Human Resource, Teaching, and Business, along with numerous trade school graduations, and military officer appointments, and enlistments. Others have moved up the pay scale to banking, nursing assistants, management, physical therapy, day care, and counseling. Several marriages and babies have been formed into loving families.

I ask that when you visit any business that employs our city’s young adults, realize that you have been in their position in life as well. Also, think back at the mentors you had then, or events that inspired you, and hope that the young adult working their job has access to the same. Spokane customers have a unique privilege in honoring our youthful workers by helping them at their job. If by chance you visit my group of employees, help them in your own way. Correct them if they falter, calm them if they seem anxious, most importantly, talk to them, directly, or through a review; good or bad.

I’m Frank Schoonover, owner of the Taco Del Mar in Wandermere. I begin the process of moving my employees out as soon as I hire them. I’m a 12-year veteran of the hospitality industry, and a 25-year navy veteran.

EVERY FRIDAY, ALL YEAR, $1.50 ea 😎 ⛱ Fish, Shrimp, Lobster-Seafood... 🏖 TDM's Beach Taco line-up! 12:30 & 6:30 are busie...
05/09/2019

EVERY FRIDAY, ALL YEAR, $1.50 ea 😎 ⛱ Fish, Shrimp, Lobster-Seafood... 🏖 TDM's Beach Taco line-up! 12:30 & 6:30 are busiest times.

Final Thought - Food, give me Food!
05/05/2019

Final Thought - Food, give me Food!

BURRITO GUT!! 😎Guilty?Make it with Fish 😁
04/23/2019

BURRITO GUT!! 😎
Guilty?
Make it with Fish 😁

PET PICTURE COMPETITION at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere WINNERS Anouncement :)1st place Co-Winners Henry Austin & Jenney H...
04/06/2019

PET PICTURE COMPETITION at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere WINNERS Anouncement :)

1st place Co-Winners Henry Austin & Jenney Hammers, each win a 20-person cater and a 4ocean bracelet.
2nd place winner is Laura Smith-Velonza, 4 entrees plus combo meals and a 4ocean bracelet.
3rd place winner is Brandy French, $10 in gift certificates.

😎 BTW, Fish & Shrimp & Lobster Tacos $1.50 ea on all Fridays! Burritos $6.50 • Tacos $5 • Salads $6.50 • Quesadillas $5....
01/07/2019

😎 BTW, Fish & Shrimp & Lobster Tacos $1.50 ea on all Fridays! Burritos $6.50 • Tacos $5 • Salads $6.50 • Quesadillas $5.50 • Bowls $6 • Nachos $6.75 • Platters $6.75 • Fish Tacos & Shrimp Tacos Most Popular! U Decide Ingredients, We Make For U • Catering $8.50 per Person • LIKE our Page & Visit Us!

$3.00 & $4.00 for ALL entrées at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, this Sunday, the 23rd, ALL DAY! 2 Tacos for $3, Small Burri...
12/20/2018

$3.00 & $4.00 for ALL entrées at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, this Sunday, the 23rd, ALL DAY! 2 Tacos for $3, Small Burrito $3, Quesadilla $4, Big Burrito $4, Nachos $4, Platter $4, Taco Salad $4, Baja Bowl $4, Feliz navidad! 😎

$3.00 & $4.00 for ALL entrées at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, this Sunday, the 23rd, ALL DAY! 2 Tacos for $3, Small Burri...
12/20/2018

$3.00 & $4.00 for ALL entrées at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, this Sunday, the 23rd, ALL DAY! 2 Tacos for $3, Small Burrito $3, Quesadilla $4, Big Burrito $4, Nachos $4, Platter $4, Taco Salad $4, Baja Bowl $4, Feliz navidad! 😎

Destination; "THE MAR" 😎  Seafood Tacos $1.50 ea on every Friday. Popular times are 12:30 and 6:30 🤔
06/28/2018

Destination; "THE MAR" 😎 Seafood Tacos $1.50 ea on every Friday. Popular times are 12:30 and 6:30 🤔

$1.50 for each Fish or Shrimp Taco!! Every Friday at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere. We call it Beach Taco Friday 😎
05/11/2018

$1.50 for each Fish or Shrimp Taco!! Every Friday at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere. We call it Beach Taco Friday 😎

🇲🇽️ Cinco de Mayo Tastes Asombroso 😎️🎉@ TACO DEL MAR
04/20/2018

🇲🇽️ Cinco de Mayo Tastes Asombroso 😎️🎉@ TACO DEL MAR

Type, “Cinco de Mayo tastes like” then tap your autocorrect uncontrollably… 🤣 🤔 Beach Friday’s at TACO DEL MAR in Wander...
04/14/2018

Type, “Cinco de Mayo tastes like” then tap your autocorrect uncontrollably… 🤣 🤔 Beach Friday’s at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, Fish & Shrimp tacos $1.50 ea 😎

Type your comment, "TACOS GIVE ME THE" then press your middle autocorrect button till a full sentence is formed 🤣🌮
04/07/2018

Type your comment, "TACOS GIVE ME THE" then press your middle autocorrect button till a full sentence is formed 🤣🌮

Create your Taco 🐟🌮🦐 @ TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere 😎
03/31/2018

Create your Taco 🐟🌮🦐 @ TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere 😎

If you are ever in Bend or Redmond Oregon, and by chance you need to shop for a caterer, consider Taco Del Mar 😎
02/26/2018

If you are ever in Bend or Redmond Oregon, and by chance you need to shop for a caterer, consider Taco Del Mar 😎

The food is the best part of any meeting. Especially if we cater it!!

SALAD with your SHRIMP!?🦐 Try it at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere 😃
02/01/2018

SALAD with your SHRIMP!?🦐 Try it at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere 😃

WANT some Taco with that SHRIMP!? 😋 Beach Taco FRIDAYs at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, where Shrimp & Fish Tacos are $1.5...
02/01/2018

WANT some Taco with that SHRIMP!? 😋 Beach Taco FRIDAYs at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, where Shrimp & Fish Tacos are $1.50 ea on Fridays😎

STOP!! Look at these tacos on your timeline :)
01/17/2018

STOP!! Look at these tacos on your timeline :)

Big Burritos $6.50 • Two Tacos $5 • Taco Salads $6.50 • Quesadillas $5.50 • Bowls $6 • Nachos $6.75 • Combo Platters $6....
01/08/2018

Big Burritos $6.50 • Two Tacos $5 • Taco Salads $6.50 • Quesadillas $5.50 • Bowls $6 • Nachos $6.75 • Combo Platters $6.75 • U Decide Your Ingredients, We Make in Front of U • Daily Specials • Catering $8.50 per Person :) LIKE our Page & Visit Us!

$2.00 & $3.00 for ALL entrées at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, this Saturday, the 23rd, all day! Tacos 2 for $2, Small Bur...
12/21/2017

$2.00 & $3.00 for ALL entrées at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere, this Saturday, the 23rd, all day! Tacos 2 for $2, Small Burrito $2, Combo Meal $2, Kid’s Meal $2, Quesadilla $3, Big Burrito $3, Nachos $3, Platter $3, Taco Salad $3, Baja Bowl $3, Feliz navidad!

12/13/2017
Shrimp Tacos Baja Style

SHRIMP TACOS, Baja Style, @ TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere. $1.50 ea on Fridays, $5.00 for two on all other days 😎 BTW, FISH Tacos also $1.50 on Fridays. We call it BEACH TACO FRIDAY!!

PET PICTURE COMPETITION at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere. Congratulations Bonnie Smith Wakefield! You’ve won a 20 person ca...
11/22/2017

PET PICTURE COMPETITION at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere. Congratulations Bonnie Smith Wakefield! You’ve won a 20 person catering from TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere :) And, all 164 LIKES on your wonderful photo win a free large burrito from us as well. That was fun!!!

VEGAN Menu at TACO DEL MAR… place it on your list!!
11/14/2017

VEGAN Menu at TACO DEL MAR… place it on your list!!

$6.75 for our Two Enchilada Platter • Corn Tortilla • Carnitas Pork • Enchilada Sauce • Black Beans • Guacamole • Sour C...
11/02/2017

$6.75 for our Two Enchilada Platter • Corn Tortilla • Carnitas Pork • Enchilada Sauce • Black Beans • Guacamole • Sour Cream • Pico de Gallo • Monterey Jack Cheese 😎 Visit our page and LIKE, then come see us soon out in North Spokane’s Wandermere!

08/12/2017
Burrito Insides

Big Burritos $6.50 • Two Tacos $5 • Taco Salads $6.50 • Quesadillas $5.50 • Bowls $6 • Nachos $6.75 • Combo Platters $6.75 • U Decide Your Ingredients, We Make in Front of U • Daily Specials • Catering $8.50 per Person :) LIKE our Page & Visit Us 🙂 A GOOD SPOKANE VALUE!

07/02/2017
Big Burritos $6.50 • Two Tacos $5 • Taco Salads $6.50 • Quesadillas $5.50 • Bowls $6 • Nachos $6.75 • Combo Platters $6....
07/01/2017

Big Burritos $6.50 • Two Tacos $5 • Taco Salads $6.50 • Quesadillas $5.50 • Bowls $6 • Nachos $6.75 • Combo Platters $6.75 • U Decide Your Ingredients, We Make in Front of U • Daily Specials • Catering $8.50 per Person :) LIKE our Page & Visit Us 🙂 A GOOD SPOKANE VALUE!

06/27/2017
Beach Taco FRIDAY! $1.50 for each Fish or Shrimp Taco. Busiest times are 12:30 & 6:30 pm :)
06/04/2017

Beach Taco FRIDAY! $1.50 for each Fish or Shrimp Taco. Busiest times are 12:30 & 6:30 pm :)

Pico de Gallo • Cilantro • Cabbage • Grilled Corn Tortilla with Braised Chicken & TACO DEL MAR White Sauce. Relax on our...
05/30/2017

Pico de Gallo • Cilantro • Cabbage • Grilled Corn Tortilla with Braised Chicken & TACO DEL MAR White Sauce. Relax on our patio or chill under our Palapa 😎

Carnitas Pork • Shredded Cabbage • Lime • TACO DEL MAR White Sauce, on Grilled Corn :)
05/23/2017

Carnitas Pork • Shredded Cabbage • Lime • TACO DEL MAR White Sauce, on Grilled Corn :)

Mango Salsa & Tender Shredded Beef on Grilled Flour • Flavor Spread at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere
05/15/2017

Mango Salsa & Tender Shredded Beef on Grilled Flour • Flavor Spread at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere

Tender Shredded Beef • Garlic Pinto Beans • Monterey Jack Cheese • lettuce • Mild Tomatillo Salsa • Guacamole + Pico de ...
05/08/2017

Tender Shredded Beef • Garlic Pinto Beans • Monterey Jack Cheese • lettuce • Mild Tomatillo Salsa • Guacamole + Pico de Gallo. Flavor Spread from TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere

Fish Tacos made "TACO DEL MAR Style" & Shrimp Tacos made "Baja Style" are $1.50 each every, Friday at Taco Del Mar-Wande...
05/05/2017

Fish Tacos made "TACO DEL MAR Style" & Shrimp Tacos made "Baja Style" are $1.50 each every, Friday at Taco Del Mar-Wandermere :)

Spicy Hot Reaper Salsa + Shredded Beef + Cabbage + Pico de Gallo • Light it up on Grilled White Corn Tortillas at TACO D...
05/02/2017

Spicy Hot Reaper Salsa + Shredded Beef + Cabbage + Pico de Gallo • Light it up on Grilled White Corn Tortillas at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere

Tomatillo Salsa • Braised Chicken • Black Bean Corn Relish • Cilantro – Explore your Ingredients at TACO DEL MAR in Wand...
04/22/2017

Tomatillo Salsa • Braised Chicken • Black Bean Corn Relish • Cilantro – Explore your Ingredients at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere

Grilled Flour Tortilla • Tender Shredded Beef • Monterrey Jack Cheese • Fresh Lime • Cilantro • Jalapenos - Spread your ...
04/18/2017

Grilled Flour Tortilla • Tender Shredded Beef • Monterrey Jack Cheese • Fresh Lime • Cilantro • Jalapenos - Spread your Taco Flavors at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere.

Spread your Taco Flavor. Orange-Marinated Carnitas Pork • Cilantro • Lime • White Sauce on Grilled Corn. TACO DEL MAR in...
04/12/2017

Spread your Taco Flavor. Orange-Marinated Carnitas Pork • Cilantro • Lime • White Sauce on Grilled Corn. TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere.

Spread the Flavor at TACO DEL MAR. Ground Beef in Crispy Corn Shells are Classical.
04/07/2017

Spread the Flavor at TACO DEL MAR. Ground Beef in Crispy Corn Shells are Classical.

FREE BURRITO! Comment “Spread the Love” :) Save this logo… it’s worth 8% off for future visits to TACO DEL MAR at Wander...
04/06/2017

FREE BURRITO! Comment “Spread the Love” :) Save this logo… it’s worth 8% off for future visits to TACO DEL MAR at Wandermere. SHARE & TAG!!

03/12/2017

FREE LARGE BURRITO INSTRUCTIONS: On April 6th, we’ll post “SPREAD THE LOVE” with our NEW LOGO. You comment back by writing, “Spread the love”, and we’ll give you a FREE BURRITO. Continue to use the logo for 8% off on future visits when you show it to us. Save the logo as a screenshot, or wallpaper, or picture in your gallery, or just show the Facebook post. Spread the love; TAG, SHARE, and TELL Everyone! #TacoDelMar #April6th

Daily Specials at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere:Fish Friday – Fish Tacos $1.50 eachBurrito Wednesday – Big Burritos $4.75 e...
03/07/2017

Daily Specials at TACO DEL MAR in Wandermere:
Fish Friday – Fish Tacos $1.50 each
Burrito Wednesday – Big Burritos $4.75 each
Kid’s Free Sunday – Purchase a combo to get a free Kid’s Meal
Nacho Saturday – Huge platter of Nachos for $5.75
Two Taco Tuesday – Two tacos with a combo $5.75
Quesadilla Thursday – 12” tortilla Quesadilla with a combo $5.75

#spokane #food #vegan #vegetarian #greatservice #glutenfree #spokanecatering

Address

12501 N Division St, Ste 6
Spokane, WA
99218

Opening Hours

Monday 11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday 11:00 - 20:30
Thursday 11:00 - 20:30
Friday 11:00 - 20:30
Saturday 11:00 - 20:30
Sunday 11:00 - 20:30

Telephone

(509) 309-3997

Services

  • Catering
  • Groups
  • Kids

Specialties

  • Dinner
  • Lunch

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Our Story

Taco Del Mar in Wandermere is owned by a 25-year Navy veteran, native of Spokane, and Shadle Park H.S. alumni. Nearly all facets of our Taco Del Mar is run by Spokane’s young adults. The owner takes no compensation, leaving the businesses margin to go toward employees. For most, this is their first job, and we strive to help develop those skills needed for their career choices. Some have completed college while working full time, other’s have completed trade schools, one completed a prestigious culinary school, and others have learned the importance of duty, service, business, and hospitality. We love what we do and train every day to achieve our mission statement:

Our eagerness to know people and to make our mutual days and lives better is our mission to be your favorite place to eat and talk about. Our friendships will grow with each day, our operations scrutinized for brilliance, and our entrees... addicting! This is our mission and we love every challenge it poses.

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Comments

Always friendly staff, great food. What’s not to like!
Train staff on being more friendly! I have a family of 6 and we drive out there all the way from the south hill and every single time we are treated so poorly due to placing a big order:( as I business owner myself I guess I fail to understand how can they not be grateful for customers spending their money on their food when Spokane is full of options!! Love the tacos but after the way we were treated today I think we will be finding our selfs a new place to buy tacos since our business is not appreciated
Thank you for the amazing catering for my kids birthday party! Plent to go around & everyone said it was delicious
WAITING FOR TACOS!
I will come and try it soon ..from Loon lake. Looking forward to some good yummmmmmy food.🌮🌮🌮🌮🌮.. .
Taco del mar-wandermere will you marry me?
Hello how much is your 5lb burrito on request???
Thank you for catering our delicious lunch today- professional service- amazing food!
Ordered fish tacos yesterday and I would like to comment that these are some of the best fish tacos I've had. There would be only two things that would make them the most outstanding ever. One a use of two tortillas because of the moisture to hold them together and two serving a small piece of lime.