Great news for taco lovers and residents of Hiawatha!

According to The Cedar Rapids Gazette, "Pentex Restaurant Group announced Monday that it has broken ground on a Taco John's location that will be located at 1940 Blairs Ferry Road in Hiawatha."

The story said the restaurant will open on May 1st. The building is 2,091 square feet and 30 employees will be employed at the new restaurant. If you are interested in working for the new Taco John's location, check out this link.

This will be the first Taco John's in Hiawatha and the 62nd here in the state of Iowa. There are two other locations in Cedar Rapids on Edgewood Road NW and First Avenue SE. Taco John's open its first location 50 years ago, in 1969.

The Taco John's is part of the Peck's Landing development at the corner of Blairs Ferry and Edgewood Road N.E.

To read the full story courtesy of The Cedar Rapids Gazette, visit this link.