Talk:Mighty Taco

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I grew up in Buffalo, and live in Richmond, VA now. Good lord do I miss my Mighty.

Blatant Advertisement[edit]

I quote from a Facebook post by the company:

Our Wikipedia page could use some more slogans as created by our fans....and also this link under "External Links." Not implying anything... ;) —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:39, 8 August 2009 (UTC)


!!! BIG TIME !!! I live in buffalo and I know this is all true but whoever wrote all this stuff needs to find some refs!! In the mean time, I'll do what I can .... Tdinatale (talk) 21:16, 9 August 2009 (UTC)

Mighty Run[edit]

Would it be relevent to add this? or is it just an East Aurora term? A Mighty Run is essentially when a group of people on the spur of the moment decide to drive half an hour away to the nearest Mighty Taco, regardless of the weather or time of day. -I do not believe so. There is nothing to distinguish a Mighty Run from a Taco Bell Run other than the restaurant of choice. However, I do recall something about a Buffalo tradition to eat at every Mighty Taco in existence in one day. If that could be documented, it would be good.


-Boush's opinion!- "Mighty Run" is commonly used by everyone in the greater Buffalo area. Nobody says "Taco Bell run." Ever.

"Mighty Run" is also commonly used in Niagara County. This expression is rarely used for other restaurants in the area. Doing a search for "Mighty Run" I found instances of this use on Youtube, the Urban Dictionary, and several message boards where it is frequently written in quotes. Also as the name of the restaurant is Mighty Taco, not Mighty, a better comparison would be a "Bell run", not "Taco Bell run". I admit there is a small possibility of someone getting a group to go on a "Bell run", but it would require explaining.--Jojuko (talk) 08:45, 28 November 2009 (UTC)

On removal of the locations section.[edit]

I'm planning to wipe out the locations section in a moment. This is not intended as a slam on the chain. My thinking:

  • The locations list looks like a copy/paste from without due attention to wikification or copyright. There's already a link to the official site.
  • It's a conflict of interest for Mighty Taco employees to modify the Wikipedia entry, yet nobody else would be sufficiently motivated to keep it current.
  • Phone numbers are not usually notable. Pizza Pizza#Marketing techniques is a notable exception.
  • Phone numbers are presented in a way that's only useful to people who know Buffalo's area code, which is mighty presumptuous for an encyclopedia that's supposed to be serving the entire English-speaking world.

-- Ventura 12:23, 9 October 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Mightytaco.gif[edit]

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BetacommandBot (talk) 14:20, 8 March 2008 (UTC)

Former Locations[edit]

Perhaps its beyond the scope of Wikipedia, but anyone have a list of former locations? There was one at the corner of Elmwood and Forest, back around 1982. Same spot where Plate Ohs was more recently. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:09, 6 April 2008 (UTC)

Former location - corner of Millersport and Sheridan, right across the street from Duff's! It was a really small place and I don't even remember if there were seats or strictly to go. We would go there in 1984-85.

Another former location - there used to be one in the Syracuse Carousel Mall. It was actually the first location outside of Buffalo but it closed a long time ago. Don't remember the dates. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:42, 9 November 2014 (UTC)

WP:FOOD Tagging[edit]

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cleaning up promotional tone[edit]

This page reads like an advertisement and has no sources other than the company's website. I found this search: [1] which establishes that this chain is pretty solidly notable--but we need to source it in third-party sources, not rely on the company's website. Cazort (talk) 14:20, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

I know September's Esquire named it one of the best fast food chains by chef survey in the United States. Although the article is a bit of a mess, I'm a little shocked to see it has been proposed for deletion. --Jojuko (talk) 08:59, 28 November 2009 (UTC)

proposed edits[edit]

I have a student in my course that wishes to add to this stub. Ctysick (talk) 15:38, 4 October 2016 (UTC)

Nice addition to the article about its delivery services but you should add the prices of said delivery tooAwalcant (talk) 00:57, 29 October 2016 (UTC)

The article at the moment feels mostly complete, however needs more citations. But more or less it is very good enjoyed the read, and i dont think this will apply to my article. (Jwuerfel (talk) 01:14, 11 November 2016 (UTC))

I really like the fact that you talked about Mighty's advertising, I know that's definitely something that people remember because they are so obscure. You have a good amount of credible sources and a solid introduction to what Mighty is and its start up. My only concern is that there's no citation for the illness section, but other than that it looks good! Karahabo (talk) 01:57, 11 November 2016 (UTC) (talk) 19:08, 8 December 2016 (UTC)RadDudeAdam Dear Wikipedia friends, as previously mentioned, I am going to add to the article today, mostly adding citations and improving upon the information relating to delivery service and a few other areas. Feel free to correct or review any changes I make.