Taco Bell Superfans Share Their 'Controversial' Menu Opinions

Taco Bell Late Night Hours


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Hot Takes

Taco Bell fans are some of the most passionate in the fast food industry. (Just look at this Baja Blessed tattoo). And like most superfans and fanatics, Taco Bell die-hards are bound to have some sizzling hot takes. The Tex-Mex chain’s biggest fans let those controversial opinions fly in a recent 500-plus comment Reddit thread, and we’ve made a list of the best of ‘em. Hate the Crunchwrap Supreme? Love the Cinnamon Twists? Share your hot takes in the comments.

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Taco Bell $5 Breakfast Box
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Breakfast Is Underrated

Taco Bell may not be known for its breakfast menu, but one Redditor said that it “hits different,” describing the breakfast Crunchwrap Supreme as “amazing.” The Redditor’s comment seems to have struck a chord, convincing other fans to try Taco Bell’s breakfast for the first time.

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Doritos Cool Ranch Locos Taco
Doritos Cool Ranch Locos Taco by Joe Martinez (CC BY-NC-ND)

The Cool Ranch Taco Was ‘Superior’

While Taco Bell kept the Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos taco around, the chain axed the cool ranch variant in 2019. That was a big mistake, one Redditor says, writing that the discontinued taco was “by far the superior one.”

Cinnamon twist
Cinnamon twist by Shane Ronemus (CC BY-NC-ND)

Cinnamon Twists Taste Like ‘Styrofoam’

The Cinnamon Twists get a lot of hate (we like them!), and this thread was no exception. One top comment said that the signature dessert tastes like “styrofoam covered in sugar and cinnamon.” While we’re not sure how controversial that opinion is, it did spark discussion in the comments.

Taco Bell Mini Mexican Pizza
Paras V./Yelp

Quantity Is Better Than Quality

Most people choose quality over quantity, especially when eating out. But this Taco Bell superfan said that they preferred a “$1 I-don’t-even-care-what’s-in-it burrito” smothered in fire sauce to more expensive, premium offerings.

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Baja Blast Seltzer

Baja Blast Is ‘Gross’

The Baja Blast has been a longtime favorite at Taco Bell, so calling it gross — as one Redditor did — is a true red-hot, controversial take. “I don’t know you and I don’t like you,” one commenter replied. (Clearly, not everyone agrees as evidenced by the popularity of the limited-edition, boozy Baja Blast, pictured above, which was released in stores earlier this year.)

Taco Bell Cantina Crispy Chicken Tacos
Taco Bell

Shredded Chicken Was the Best Meat

Taco Bell discontinued its shredded chicken in 2020, leaving just a few chicken entrees. While favorites like the beef and bean Crunchwraps remain available, one Redditor lamented the chicken's departure, writing that it “was absolutely superior to every meat option.”

Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes Taco Bell
Taco Bell

Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes Are Taco Bell’s Best Item

One Redditor declared this simple vegetarian item — a bowl of potatoes with sour cream and chipotle sauce — the “best item on the menu.” 

Taco Bell Diablo Sauce 3
Taco Bell Diablo Sauce 3 by theimpulsivebuy (CC BY-SA)

Fire Is the Only Acceptable Sauce

This superfan called all of the sauces “gross,” save for the fire variant, which they described as the “only acceptable sauce.” Based on the replies they received — Redditors were quick to defend the hot and diablo sauces — this is a genuinely controversial take.

Taco Bell's Veggie Mexican Pizza
Taco Bell

The Mexican Pizza Is Bad

For the first time in two years, the highly anticipated Mexican Pizza is back. But not everyone is excited. “Besides the cinnamon twists, the Mexican Pizza is the worst item on the menu,” one superfan wrote.

Taco Bell: $1 Cheesy Toasted Breakfast Burrito
Victor H./Yelp

Everything ‘Tastes the Same’

This commenter took aim at the entire chain, writing that everything at Taco Bell “tastes the same” — a bold statement, considering their passionate audience.