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Taco Bell's New Cool Ranch Dorito Taco Shell Could Make 2013 the Best Year Ever

by Lindsay Mannering on January 4, 2013 at 5:25 PM

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It is a fact known far and wide that Cool Ranch is the superior Dorito flavor. There's something about this chemical-y combination of salad dressing spices and, uh, coolness that makes this chip most irresistible. And Taco Bell gets that. After debuting their Doritos Locos tacos with a Dorito shell about a year ago, junk food fans and idiots such as m'self have been begging for a Cool Ranch taco sibling.

And finally, it would seem, we've been heard.

Just yesterday, Taco Bell tweeted the most hopeful thing ever, about how "anything is possible in 2013", and they linked to the above photo.

Is this not the best news to hit the fast food circuit since a Subway sandwich artist got violent over ketchup?

There have been rumors for a while now about the Cool Ranch taco shell, so don't strap on your bib just yet and head to the Bell. We all gotta cool our Cool Ranch jets until there's an official announcement, which, as history has proven, could be a while.

There were hints for months before the first Doritos Locos tacos came out (original flavor, natch), so if that's any indication, a Cool Ranch version could be months and months and months away.

But my only question is, why wait? Fans are ready to think outside the bun and outside the nacho flavor. We want Cool Ranch to our face, and we want it now.

I'm keeping faith alive, though. This 2013 is going to be a great year, I can just taste it.

You want a Cool Ranch Doritos Locos taco, right?


Photo via Taco Bell/Twitter

Filed Under: fast food


  • Blues...


    January 4, 2013 at 5:34 PM

    Yes, yes I do want one. I haven't had the nacho one, but would absolutely go for a Cool Ranch one.

  • bills...


    January 4, 2013 at 5:38 PM
    The regular Dorito loco Taco is da shit! I would so eat this one too
  • purpl...


    January 4, 2013 at 6:32 PM

    OMG Can't wait.

  • flowe...


    January 4, 2013 at 7:01 PM

    Yes!! Finally!!

  • paige...


    January 4, 2013 at 7:13 PM

    I remember eating a Locos Taco once and thinking, "It would be awesome if they had a Cool Ranch taco." All of my wildest dreams have come true!

  • ivego...


    January 4, 2013 at 9:01 PM
    I am so ashamed to admit that I would be first in line. With Baja sauce and salsa Verde please!
  • jess
    -- Nonmember comment from


    January 5, 2013 at 10:16 AM
    We were sapposed to come out with them this past summer, but they changed their mind. They didnt plan on such a big success, they thought the dorito tacos would downgrade the amount of crunchy tacos sold, but it didnt, and they didnt have enough room in the factory to make both flavors. This is the rumor i was told, at least. I think we should also get the option of cooler ranch when we sell the meal deals, then id use a bag of the chips to make a nacho supreme...mmmmm
  • melissa
    -- Nonmember comment from


    January 7, 2013 at 4:17 AM
    I don't go to taco bell often
    But I will have to try this
    I didn't know that cool ranch was the best flavor
    But I think it totally is
  • Bmat


    January 17, 2013 at 11:55 AM

    No,  I don't like the flavored chips either. I'd rather have something simpler.

  • elasmimi


    January 18, 2013 at 9:02 AM

    I can't break away from the Mexican pizza!

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