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Torchy’s Tacos files suit against Houston restaurant

Gary Dinges

Austin-based Torchy’s Tacos is suing a Houston restaurant that reportedly offers menu items that “appear to be the same or strikingly similar to Torchy’s.”

The filing in state district court claims Texas Taco Co. has caused “consumer confusion,” with Torchy’s receiving “numerous inquiries” from customers wanting to know if the two companies are connected. They aren’t.

Torchy’s has three Houston-area locations.

A Texas Taco Co. representative did not respond to a request for comment on the suit. You can see the Texas Taco Co. menu here.