Skip to main content


Spread good Vibes as an Owner

Are you looking for a new journey allowing you to spread good vibes and work with a great team? Now is the time! We invite you to partner with Iron Chef and James Beard Award Winning Chef, Jose Garces on his newest venture in bringing Buena Onda to the nation. Buena Onda is designed to deliver a unique experience to diners in the fast casual market with a delicious chef-inspired menu and popular Baja style libations. Our innovative franchise model allows you to bring this successful concept to your favorite locations.

Meet Jose Garces in Person!

Meet Jose Garces in person, experience our delicious and award-winning menu and learn more about the Buena Onda franchise opportunity. Plan to attend an in-person franchise seminar near you by clicking the button below.

Request Information Attend a Franchise Seminar

Buena Onda Mexican nachos and sides on table


In a world full of fast casual options for diners, Buena Onda offers a unique, casual baja taqueria experience to guests with an appealing menu, great service, and a laid-back, beach-bum decor.  Our model is appealing across multiple day parts with something for the entire family.  Great food and great times leads to good vibes.  

Table of food with multiple hands shown grabbing a taco

Eats + Bebidas

Our delicious eats + bebidas are inspired from award-winning Chef Jose Garces, our Chief Culinary Officer.  The house specialty is Baja inspired tacos featuring fresh fish, jumbo pacific shrimp, carnitas, chicken tacos, and mission-style quesadillas.  Libations include house made Aguas Frescas, Boylan's Fountain Sodas, Mexican Coke, and bottled water.  We also have a great menu items for the little niños.

Diners seated at table sharing tacos, chips, and salsa

franchise Model

Starting a franchise can be a big decision.  The Buena Onda quick service model provides a solid foundation to get you started and help you meet your goals.  Our corporate team provides support and training to ensure you are on the right track with a proven system.  We share good vibes by helping to  build an exciting and rewarding lifestyle for you and your team.


The Buena Onda operating model & menu is adaptable to any environment. We offer two different operating models, QSR and Kiosk.


  • SIZE: 1800sqft - 2200sqft


  • SIZE: 800sqft – 1200sqft


Prototype floorpan of kitchen, dining and overall space

Location space plans are subject to change based on build out requirements.

Stay in Touch White Arrow Join Email List