Mighty Taco is a Mexican-style fast-food restaurant chain in the Buffalo, New York, United States, area. Mighty Taco restaurants are owned and operated by Mighty Taco Inc., a privately owned corporation. The first Mighty Taco opened at 1247 Hertel Avenue in Buffalo, NY on August 31, 1973. There were four owners: Dan Scepkowski, Andy Gerovac, Ken Koczur and Bruce Robertson. Dan Scepkowski is the current owner of the company, having bought out the other founders. As of February 2016, Mighty Taco has 24 locations throughout the Western New York region. Mighty Taco opened its first restaurant in the Rochester, NY area in April 2012, the second location outside the Buffalo market, the first one outside the Buffalo market since the closure of the Fredonia, NY location in 2003. On June 16, 2014 the second Rochester area location opened in Greece.On January 25, 2016 the first Mighty Taco in the Syracuse area opened up in Cicero.