Backyard Taco on Signal Butte Road in Mesa

With the growing demand for Authentic Mexican Food in Mesa, we decided to open a sixth Backyard Taco location on Signal Butte Road in Mesa for all to enjoy.

Welcome to Backyard Taco’s newest location, right in the heart of East Mesa! We’re excited to bring you the same authentic Mexican food, now with the convenience of a drive-through and a spacious patio for those who prefer al fresco dining.


1562 S. Signal Butte Road
Mesa, AZ 85209
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Phone: 480.800.8701

Backyard Taco Signal Butte Road
Backyard Taco Signal Butte Road
Backyard Taco Signal Butte Road

Backyard Taco Signal Butte Hello, East Mesa! We’re thrilled to become part of your neighborhood at our new location – 1562 S Signal Butte Rd, Mesa, AZ 85209. Whether you’re a local or just passing through, we’re here to serve up the fresh, delicious Mexican cuisine that has made us a favorite throughout the Valley.

Our Signal Butte location is the perfect place to grab a meal, whether you’re dining in, picking up, or driving through. And remember, we’re open from 10am to 10pm Monday to Thursday, 10am to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.

About Backyard Taco Signal Butte At Backyard Taco, we believe in the power of fresh ingredients and authentic flavors. Our Signal Butte location embodies this philosophy, offering the same traditional Mexican recipes that have made us a hit across the Valley.

We first opened our doors in June 2023, and we’re thrilled to welcome the East Mesa community into Backyard Taco. We like to think of our customers as more than just patrons – you’re our amigos. And don’t forget to check out our merchandise while you’re here, so you can share your love for Backyard Taco wherever you go.

Signal Butte’s Most Popular Menu Items From our classic tacos to our unique Papa Loca, we pride ourselves on bringing the best of Mexican cuisine to East Mesa.

Here’s a taste of what you can expect at our Signal Butte location:



Choose from carne asada (steak), pollo (chicken), birria (shredded beef), and al pastor. Top it off with cilantro, red onion, tomato sauce, and cabbage for a truly authentic experience.

Papa Loca

Papa Loca

Our Crazy Potato will not disappoint. Packed with your choice of protein and toppings, it’s a flavor explosion.

Mexican Quesadilla


These aren’t your average quesadillas. Stuffed with your choice of meat or cheese and topped with fresh ingredients, they’re a meal in themselves.[/two_third]

Grilled Gordita

Our take on the traditional gordita, made with handmade corn tortillas and filled with your choice of delicious meats and toppings.

And don’t forget about our Bueno Bowl, burritos, grilled tostadas, dessert options, and family packs.

Plus, if you’re feeding a crowd, our catering options are sure to please.

Catering Taco Bar

Jobs at Backyard Taco in East Mesa

Want to apply for a positoin at our new location in east Mesa? It’s simple Amigo! Simply fill out our online form and we’ll be in touch soon!

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Community Involvement in East Mesa, AZ

We believe in giving back to the community that has given us so much. That’s why we’re committed to supporting local schools, non-profit organizations, and sports teams in East Mesa.

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What Our Amigos Are Saying

But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what some of our amigos have to say about their Backyard Taco experience:

Amanda Hernandez
Amanda Hernandez
1 out of 5 stars
a week ago
Food was garbage, I ordered carne asada tacos and they came out completely burnt… I also asked the guy taking my order for “a small side of beans, and a small side of rice” and he made it a combo….. which is not what I asked for. The rice tasted...
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Bry Rey
Bry Rey
1 out of 5 stars
a month ago
Food is okay. Kid at drive through did not pay attention and kept stating the total to pay at the window as my wife was still ordering. We then paid with cash and the crook came back to the window stating he needed to run our card again as it...
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Danielle Hernandez
Danielle Hernandez
1 out of 5 stars
in the last week
I came here to have a nice lunch with my daughter. I ordered. It was out in wrong, but made correctly per the receipt. I went up and asked for the burrito to be remade, the side of rice and bean special, and my $1 refund. Karina was very rude....
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Sam Hittson
Sam Hittson
4 out of 5 stars
2 months ago
It's fantastic there's a backyard taco on the east side of Mesa. I'm not sure why but the Stapley location tastes slightly better. But they have all the items I love.
Roger Smith
Roger Smith
1 out of 5 stars
3 months ago
The service is slow, I was given 2 prices in the drive thru and eventually charged the higher of the two, the food is really high priced with portions sized for small child, except for the burrito it was a bean and cheese with only a sprinkle of cheese. The...
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…and here’s some more:

“This place was AMAZING! I have only been to a few locations but absolutely loved the atmosphere at this location. Everyone was so sweet and they checked on you to make sure you were doing good, but they didn’t overly crowd you. Amazing service and will go back to this location.” -Casey

“This is my favorite place to go for tacos. They are consistently good. Service is fast and friendly. I’ve tried different taco places and backyard taco is always on the top of my list.” -Heather

“I have been eating Backyard Taco since it was in Ruben & Mari’s backyard. I’m so happy they opened up in East Mesa. Great food and great dining area!” -Steve

So come on down, order online for pickup, or zip through our drive-thru. We can’t wait to serve you!

Backyard Taco Signal Butte Road
Backyard Taco Signal Butte Road
Backyard Taco Signal Butte Road

Backyard Taco Mesa-East FAQs

What are the operating hours for Backyard Taco in Mesa-East?
Our Mesa-East location invites you to enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine Monday to Thursday from 10am – 10pm, and Friday to Saturday from 10am – 11pm. We are closed on Sundays.
Where is Backyard Tacos Mesa-East location situated?
Discover our culinary delights in the heart of Mesa-East at 1562 S. Signal Butte Road, Mesa, AZ 85209. Get Directions. We’re eagerly awaiting your visit!
Does the Backyard Taco Mesa-East location offer a drive-through or pickup option?
Yes, our Mesa-East location offers both a drive-thru and convenient pickup options. Simply place your order online or give us a call, and your favorite Mexican dishes will be ready for you.
Does Backyard Taco Mesa-East offer delivery?
Absolutely! Indulge in our mouthwatering menu from the comfort of your home by ordering delivery through our website or your preferred delivery app.
Can I join the Taco Cartel at the Mesa-East location?
Certainly! By joining our Taco Cartel at the Mesa-East location, you’ll gain access to exclusive deals, discounts, and the latest news. Don’t miss this tasty opportunity!
How can I get in touch with the Mesa-East location?
Have questions or ready to place an order? You can reach us at 480.800.8701. Our friendly team is here to provide the assistance you need!
Do all Backyard Taco locations have the same menu?
While you’ll find our beloved core menu at all locations, the Mesa-East site may also delight you with special items or seasonal offerings. For the freshest updates, check out our full website menu or ask our staff during your visit.
What drinks does Backyard Taco carry?
Quench your thirst with our beverage selection, including soft drinks, bottled water, Mexican sodas, and our renowned house-made horchata. Perfect pairings for any meal!
Does Backyard Taco have desserts?
Yes, treat yourself to our scrumptious dessert offerings, such as traditional flan and paletas. A sweet ending to any meal at Backyard Taco!
Can I purchase Backyard Taco merchandise at the Mesa-East location?
Of course! Showcase your fondness for Backyard Taco by picking up some of our taco t-shirts available at the Mesa-East location. A great way to remember your visit!
Does Backyard Taco offer catering services in Mesa-East?
Indeed, we’re here to cater your next event, no matter the size. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, contact us at 480.800.8701 to discuss your needs and plan the perfect taco menu for your next event!