I am not sure why, but there are only two Del Taco's on the Central Coast and they are both in Santa Maria. The food is really good and has a much better taste than Taco Bell's food. I prefer the Del Taco on the north end of town because the food seems to be much fresher (tortillas are a lot softer, food is always hot) and the workers seem to be a lot friendlier. The only drawback is that a lot of the people that work there have a very thick accent that is sometimes difficult to understand, so you have to be careful that there is no miscommunication with the order. That has happened to me a couple of times, but they are always quick to fix any mistake that they make.