Velvet Taco Opens Its Door In The Heart Of The Woodlands, TX

By: Sara Schiffer
| Published 02/01/2022


THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Velvet Taco, the trendsetting, elevated, taco restaurant serving unique, globally inspired recipes, will open its sixth location in the Houston metro area in The Woodlands located at 9120 Gosling Road, The Woodlands, TX 77381.

The one-of-a-kind restaurant is set to serve its globally inspired tacos beginning Feb. 7

The restaurant’s menu will offer over twenty different varieties of tacos inspired by international cuisine, as well as creative sides and desserts. Chefs use the freshest and finest quality ingredients to hand-prepare from scratch menu items that include the Spicy Tikka Chicken, Cuban Pig and perhaps the most unique taco on the menu, the Chicken & Waffle. Guests can enjoy a wide range of beverages, including local and Mexican beer, fruit-infused iced teas and cocktails like the signature Kick Ass Margarita. Catering for any occasion – game nights, birthday parties, graduation-you name it – is also available.

Velvet Taco’s The Woodlands General Manager Robie Robinson says of the location, “We are so excited to be a part of The Woodlands community, a community which, rightfully so, has landed on several ‘top cities in which to live’ lists. It’s time we gave them the best taco restaurant! Our menu and electric vibe will become a gathering place for all members of this community.”

The 2,950 square-foot dining room–filled with a mix of modern, quirky and collected furnishings – features hand-painted interior and exterior murals by Houston-based Eyeful Art Murals and designs that pay tribute to The Woodlands extensive parks and greenery. The commissioned Marie Antoinette eating red velvet cake, by artist Laura Shull, serves as the focal point in the décor package. The dining room has 64 seats; while the spacious 580 square-foot patio seats 40 for al fresco dining.

Guests will have weekly reasons to visit Velvet Taco for its delicious, limited-time Weekly Taco Feature, commonly known as the WTF.?WTFs (52 per year) offer a variety of flavors inspired by international cuisines, local comfort food and skillful combinations and they are available for only seven days.?The WTF lineup for the new restaurant’s first few weeks includes:

Feb. 7–15: Chicken Cordon Bleu – crisp tenders, honey ham, honey Dijon, gruyere, white queso and chives in a flour tortilla

Feb. 16–22: Pork Belly al Pastor – crispy pork belly, adobo butter sauce, annatto crema, grilled red onions, avocado, grilled pineapple and micro cilantro in a corn tortilla

Feb. 23–29: Italian Sub – capocollo, peperoni, salami, ham, provolone cheese, sweet Italian vinaigrette, lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo crema in a flour tortilla

To top it off, guests can now earn reward incentives by signing up for The Velvet Room, Velvet Taco’s new loyalty program that is managed through the mobile app or web ordering. The more guests spend, the more rewards they earn. For additional information on ways to sign up visit

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