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Is Taco Bell bringing back potatoes?

Yes! Taco Bell added potatoes to its menu.

When do potatoes come back to Taco Bell?

Potatoes were added to the Taco Bell menu on March 11, 2021.

What potato menu items does Taco Bell offer?

Taco Bell offers a Spicy Potato Soft Taco and the Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes on its menu. You can also customize any menu item to add potatoes.

Spicy Potato Soft Taco

A flour tortilla filled with crispy potato bites, lettuce, real shredded cheddar cheese, and creamy chipotle sauce.

Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes

Crispy potato bites topped with reduced-fat sour cream and nacho cheese sauce.


Why did Taco Bell take potatoes off the menu?

Taco Bell took potatoes off the menu for a period of time due to menu simplification efforts in 2020.

Are Potato Bites (the ingredient) vegan?

Yes! Potato Bites are American Vegetarian Association (AVA) certified vegan.

Are Taco Bell’s Spicy Potato Soft Tacos vegetarian?

Yes! The Spicy Potato Soft Taco is American Vegetarian Association (AVA) certified vegetarian.

Are Taco Bell’s Spicy Potato Soft Tacos vegan?

No, but the Spicy Potato Soft Taco can be made vegan by asking for it ‘Fresco Style’, which removes the cheddar cheese and creamy chipotle sauce and replaces it with diced tomatoes.


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