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Taco Cabana Reviews

Updated February 28, 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexible hours, free food every shift, breaks given when needed" (in 16 reviews)

  • "50% discount on food, weekly pay, awesome coworkers, good environment" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "redundant paper work and extremely long hours" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Low pay, upper level management does not care about employees" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Member - Cashier in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Member - Cashier in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Taco Cabana full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Giving customers above and beyond service. Getting a free employee meal.

    Cons

    Some employees were difficult at time.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  2. "So so place to work"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Taco Cabana part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Schedule Flexibility
    -Staff Is Friendly

    Cons

    -Short staffed
    -Pay isn’t great

    Advice to Management

    Employ more people

  3. "Not enough training, they want you to do everything, and goes against employee handbook"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Corpus Christi, TX
    Former Employee - Team Member in Corpus Christi, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Taco Cabana part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The assistant manager was nice

    Cons

    The manager was rude, would get upset if you made a mistake, even after me explaining that it was my first job and I was never trained. They wanted you to do everything. it was against the employee handbook for employees under 18 to use to tortilla press but they still asked that i do it even though I was 16 at the time


  4. "Poor upper management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Taco Cabana full-time

    Pros

    Employees, managers, district managers. Great people.

    Cons

    President, VP, and new DO’s
    Management by fear.....very poor leaders.

    Advice to Management

    Step down.


  5. "Great Environment, Not Good Management"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Webster, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Webster, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Taco Cabana (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Weekly Pay .Discounted Food .Great Co-Workers

    Cons

    Long Hours Not Paid Enough . Poor Management

    Advice to Management

    Care more about your workers they have live’s outside of taco cabana!


  6. "it was a great experience for me"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Taco Cabana full-time

    Pros

    fun work environment. good co workers

    Cons

    nothing bad to say here


  7. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in El Paso, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in El Paso, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Taco Cabana full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Peer workers where easy to work with, and the location was comfortable to work around.

    Cons

    The people for each shift is not enough for the kind of work that is expected for each employee.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees for each shift.

  8. "Team Member"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Mesquite, TX
    Current Employee - Team Member in Mesquite, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Taco Cabana part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They give you a lot of hours.

    Cons

    They are under-employed, so they work you a lot harder than they're suppose to.

    Advice to Management

    The management need to learn how to work the hiring system, so they can get more employees.


  9. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Taco Cabana part-time

    Pros

    Half price meals, Okay pay for first job

    Cons

    Long hours, short staffed,


  10. "Cook"

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    Current Employee - Line Cook
    Current Employee - Line Cook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Taco Cabana full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good people person and coworkers And I’m always helping out others and I’m very good with working with others

    Cons

    Not too many of themI just do not like people do not like the clean out behind the self

    Advice to Management

    Hiring me I think will be good because I am a very good worker I am very experienced and cooking and prepping and controlling the kitchen