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Chicago Taco Bell Has Fast Food, Alcohol, Bouncer - And Now We Want to Party

Entertainment | Gabe Zaldivar | August 03, 2015

Chicago Taco Bell Has Fast Food, Alcohol, Bouncer - And Now We Want to Party

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Normally, Taco Bell is enjoyed after imbibing alcohol. However an intrepid Taco Bell location in Chicago will soon test that sentiment.

According to DNAinfo Chicago’s Alisa Hauser (h/t Complex), the Wicker Park location, which will open in August, is flipping the script on what you consider fast food.

Oh, the food will still be served quickly, but it will also come with the added novelty of alcohol and a bouncer manning the door.

As a side note, it will be a depressing day when/if you are ever turned away from Taco Bell because of a dress code.

The good news, it seems, is the bouncer will be in place more to keep the peace than to make sure only the cool people get to the chalupas.

Hauser writes, “The owner of the nation's first booze-serving Taco Bell has agreed to hire a security guard to watch the door on weekends and to stop selling liquor by midnight when it opens next month.”

IGN previously reported on the new installation that might be, as Complex noted, the first step towards “Demolition Man” becoming a reality.

As long as we don’t have to use three seashells, we say bring on these mysterious alcohol freezes mentioned in the above video clip.

Incidentally, serving a boozy slush at a Taco Bell is rather convenient. In one locale, you get to procure a hangover and then solve it with greasy fast food.

Now hearing the news you might think we have reached some utopia where our wildest dreams are granted.

Hauser delivers the bad news that there is a time limit on the fun: “Alcohol sales will end at 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and midnights on Friday and Saturday. Food will continue to be sold until midnight during the week and 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.”

Still, the Wicker Park location takes the middleman out of hailing a cab or asking Uber to take you to a Taco Bell after a night of drinking.

Now you can have a soiree in front of questionable dietary decisions. At some point, after a few slushes, that extra hard-shell taco seems like a brilliant idea.

We might say the same about this Taco Bell news. It’s essentially as fantastic an idea as ordering just one more taco before you head home.

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