A Whiff of Luxury in Taco Bell Shrimp Tacos

Taco Bell Pacific Shrimp Taco

Taco Bell Pacific Shrimp Taco

I Paid: $2.59 for one taco (prices may vary by region)

Taste: 2 stars

Marketing: 2 stars

Taco Bell reveals a new item, shrimp tacos, in an apparent attempt to capture the high-end shrimp-eating market. Six shrimp per taco, people. Call Robin Leach.

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