Taco Bell Is Ditching Drive-Thrus and Adding Booze

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Seattle, WA Taco Bell is reportedly going to open between 300 and 350 new “Urban in-line  Cantina Style” Taco Bell  locations around the country by 2022.

According to an article by Food & Wine, the new Taco Bell restaurants  won’t have a drive-through, but they will serve alcohol.

“The majority of the new “Urban in-line” locations will serve beer, wine, sangria, and Twisted Freezes, aka slushies’ with Tequila, Rum or Vodka in them” according to Food & Wine.

Taco Bell has been slowly opening Cantina Locations. On November 14th, 2016, Taco Bell’s 7000th restaurant and first flagship destination opened up on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas,  Nevada.  The new Las Vegas location became the fourth Taco Bell Cantina Restaurant to open, following Wicker Park Chicago, SOMA San Francisco and Austin, Texas.

The Vegas location contains a  Freeze Wall. The freeze wall  contains Eight Freeze drink taps with eight base flavors including, Margarita, Cola, Pina Colada, Lemonade, Orange, Baja Blast, Cherry and Blue Raspberry. Customers can add alcohol (Tequila, Rum, Vodka, Whiskey and Spiced Rum).  Customers can also customize concoctions. Both Freezes and Twisted Freezes (those including alcohol) will be served in 16 or 32 oz souvenir cups.

Taco Bell Freeze Wall

Read the Full article by Food & Wine by clicking here. 

Click here to Read the Taco bell Press memo for the Las Vegas Location. (November 14th, 2016)






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