You said it and we listened. The new and improved Taco Bell app is here!
- Customize your favorite item
- Schedule a pick up time
- Favorite & share your go to items
- Quickly reorder your go to meal with “Fast Favorite”
- Track your order
- Browse locations
- Opt in to notifications and receive status updates about your order in real time
- Add and use Taco Bell Gift Cards
Download and stay a while. Welcome to the new Taco Bell App!
- Checkout faster using 'Express Reorder'
- Purchase/reload Taco Bell gift cards
- Minor enhancements & bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Ordering made 10x more difficult
I've tried using this app 3 times. The first two times I selected which location I wanted it at and somewhere along the way it chose a different store across town and I didn't find out until I was at the one I wanted to order from. I even payed special attention the second time to make sure it wasn't user error and it still somehow changed it. I waited in a 30 minute line twice both times because the service was slow and I didn't find out that it wasn't at that location until I was at the window. That's 2 hours of waiting overall for a taco! If it wasn't too late to have gone inside to get it but at that point only the drive thru was open. The third time I tried using it wasn't as bad but I like jalepenos so I tried adding them to my order and the option was there but every time I tried selecting it, it either didn't even show that I tried adding them but every now and then it would show it checked off for a split second before unchecking itself, I tried it with multiple different food items to make sure it wasn't just that my item couldn't have jalepenos added to it. It wouldn't let me add it to a single item. And I can't find any explanation for it. This app is supposed to make ordering easier but it's done nothing but add 10 times more stress to trying to get food. The restaurants weren't at all helpful when I explained the situation. At this point in about ready to give up on taco bell altogether and use the mcdonalds app next time.
Developer Response ,
Hello, We are very sorry to hear this and we want to make this right. Can you please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can assist? Thank you!
Failure after failure
The interface is very touchy and the screen jumps all over the place. It finds my closest Taco Bell. I eventually manage to order my food. It takes my email, phone number and credit card. It tells me my food will be ready in 10 min. My credit card is charged but no email receipt. So I wait. Nothing. I arrive more than 15 min after the charge hit my credit card. No order. No food. An employee tells me I need to log into my account to show her the order. I showed her the app. It does not ask for a password or name, just email, phone and credit card. Only the email can be used but a password is needed. The manager tells me I cannot get food because I have no receipt and I cannot get a refund because I ordered through the app and not his store. I have to take it up with customer support. Fine. It’s at this point when I realized if I reopened my app, as if to start a new order it saved my info. But it shows no order. Whatever. I’m hungry, I’m here. I go to the register and repeat my order to the woman at the register, she stops me and tells me one of the meals I ordered doesn’t exist. In the app, for this particular store, there was a meal containing 2 chalupa supremes, a taco and a drink. So I asked about it again as it is also offered on Taco Bell’s website. The cashier’s words were “that combo does not exist in any Taco Bell anywhere””there is no Taco Bell where you can order that.”
So I left without food that I already paid for.
Developer Response ,
We are very sorry to hear this and we want to make this right. Can you please email us at email@example.com so we can help? Thank you!
Useful but not always reliable
First, the app isn't optimized for iPhone 6 or 7 plus models and the widescreen resolution is kinda annoying. Second, submitting an order vs. "checking in" at the pickup location don't always sync well. It tells you to wait until you arrive, but there's often 10+ min delay between my check-in time and when the order finally queues at the restaurant. Kinda defeats the purpose of the app's supposed convenience and time-saving abilities lol. Third, there is nowhere in-app to add special instructions or requests for the order (i.e. extra sour cream on the side). You have to make those requests at the restaurant, but adding a simple instruction at TB is like asking them to perform brain surgery. And when you tell them you want the extra items on the side (which you already paid for in-app) 99% of the time they charge me AGAIN at the window. Lastly, the app should decrease the odds of TB screwing up the order since I'm placing it myself and making sure it's correct. And yet they NEVER get it correct lol don't seem to have this issue at other restaurant apps (chipotle, subway, etc.) & I've tried at numerous TB locations, so it's super frustrating. The app works well for most part but the human element in-store is still a massive problem.
- Taco Bell
- 198.1 MB
- Food & Drink
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
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