Taco Bell is bringing back Nacho Fries this holiday season!
The fast food chain announced on Wednesday that the fan-favorite menu item will be available nationwide for a limited time starting December 24th.
First introduced in 2018, Nacho Fries are deep-fried potatoes seasoned with bold Mexican spices and served with warm nacho cheese sauce. They will be available in ala carte for $1.39 ― up from a $1 when they debuted two years ago.
Nacho Fries will also be available as part of the $5 Nacho Fries Box that includes Nacho Fries, a Beefy 5-Layer Burrito, a Crunchy Taco, and a medium fountain drink.
“In a year as difficult and uncertain as this one was, we know that consumers crave the comforts they love most. That’s why we’re excited to bring back Nacho Fries for our passionate fans to close out this year and kick off 2021 positively and deliciously,” said Taco Bell’s chief global brand officer Nikki Lawson in a statement. “The magic of the Nacho Fries franchise extends beyond the menu item itself and is brought to life with our next saga of the Nacho Fries movie franchise that we hope brings some seasonal (and seasoned) joy to fans like only we can.”
The next installment of Taco Bell’s Nacho Fries movie franchise is titled The Craving and stars Joe Keery (Stranger Things) and Sarah Hyland (Modern Family). Check out the official poster for the project below:
The news of the return of these fan-favorite items comes three months after Taco Bell started to trim its menu.
Among the offerings that the restaurant chain let go of last August were the Grilled Steak Soft Taco, 7-Layer Burrito, Quesarito, Nachos Supreme, Beefy Fritos Burrito, Spicy Tostada, Triple Layer Nachos, Spicy Potato Soft Taco, Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes, Loaded Grillers, Chips & Dips, and the Mini Skillet Bowl.
Taco Bell also discontinued the Mexican Pizza, Shredded Chicken Soft Taco, Shredded Chicken Burrito, and the Shredded Chicken Quesadilla Melt in November as part of its menu streamlining amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Taco Bell previously said that reducing the menu was necessary to “create a more efficient Taco Bell experience” during the global health crisis.