Reviewing Taco Bell's New Cantina Bell Menu Slideshow

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Signature Chicken Burrito ($3.99)
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Signature Chicken Burrito ($3.99)
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Nutritional Info: 750 calories, compared to Chipotle's chicken burrito (930 calories)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "This burrito is good overall — it's different from what I'm used to at Taco Bell, but where's the cheese?"

Average Chipotle Eater: "Not bad, but not as good as Chipotle. I do really like the cilantro dressing, though."

Health Nut: "The chicken is nice and so is the cilantro dressing, but probably not very healthy.

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Courtney Wilder

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Signature Steak Burrito ($3.99)
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Signature Steak Burrito ($3.99)
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Nutritional Info: 740 calories, compared to Chipotle's steak burrito (935 calories)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "The texture of the steak is weird and it's not as flavorful as the chicken was."

Average Chipotle Eater: "This is disappointing, I wouldn't order this again."

Health Nut: "The steak tastes lower grade, I would get the chicken one instead."

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Courtney Wilder

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Signature Veggie Burrito ($3.99)
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Signature Veggie Burrito ($3.99)
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Nutritional Info: 730 calories, compared to Chipotle's veggie fajita burrito (765 calories)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "This burrito tastes really fresh. I usually prefer meat in my burrito, but this is still really satisfying"

Average Chipotle Eater: "I'm pleasantly surprised, this is better than I thought it would be."

Health Nut: "The veggies are nice and fresh, the rice and beans are well cooked, this is my favorite of the burritos."

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Courtney Wilder

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Signature Chicken Taco ($1.49)
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Signature Chicken Taco ($1.49)
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Nutritional Info: 230 calories (for one taco), compared to Chipotle's soft chicken taco (300 calories, for one taco)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "The chicken taco is pretty good, but I'm not sure this is what traditional Taco Bell customers are expecting."

Average Chipotle Eater: "This is OK, but the tortilla isn't as good as Chipotle's — it's too hard and doughy."

Health Nut: "The freshness of the tomatoes in the pico de gallo and the corn salsa are really nice, and they shine through here."

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Courtney Wilder

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Signature Steak Taco ($1.49)
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Signature Steak Taco ($1.49)
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Nutritional Info: 220 calories(for one taco), compared to Chipotle's soft steak taco (300 calories, for one taco)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "The chicken is much more flavorful; the steak is flat, like it was in the burrito."

Average Chipotle Eater: "The steak in this taco is far too chewy."

Health Nut: "If I order steak, I expect something more indulgent and satisfying than this."

Credit

Courtney Wilder

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Signature Veggie Taco ($1.49)
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Signature Veggie Taco ($1.49)
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Nutritional Info: 250 calories (for one taco), compared to Chipotle's soft veggie taco (243 calories, for one taco)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "The guacamole is a really nice touch."

Average Chipotle Eater: "The guacamole tastes a bit watered down, as if they added some to get more out of a single batch, but it's not bad."

Health Nut: "The beans in this taco are tasty and well-cooked."

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Courtney Wilder

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Signature Chicken Burrito Bowl ($3.99)
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Signature Chicken Burrito Bowl ($3.99)
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Nutritional Info: 550 calories, compared to Chipotle's chicken burrito bowl (645 calories)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "It tastes just like the burrito but without the tortilla."

Average Chipotle Eater: "This is good, but not as fresh, and it doesn't live up to the experience of getting a burrito bowl at Chipotle. I like being able to watch and control what's going into my food."

Health Nut: "This is my favorite. The tortillas that were used to make the burritos and tacos were not very satisfying, and in the bowl, the higher qualities of the veggies really shine."

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Courtney Wilder

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Signature Steak Burrito Bowl ($3.99)
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Signature Steak Burrito Bowl ($3.99)
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Nutritional Info: 540 calories, compared to Chipotle's steak burrito bowl (645 calories)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "The steak dishes are still not my favorite."

Average Chipotle Eater: "If Taco Bell really wants to offer higher quality ingredients, maybe they should consider tiered pricing. Chipotle charges more for steak, carne asada, etc., but Taco Bell charges the same for the veggie, chicken, and steak versions, leaving a lower profit margin for the meat options."

Health Nut: "I'm over eating any more of that steak. It's not very tasty or healthful."

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Courtney Wilder

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Signature Veggie Burrito Bowl ($3.99)
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Signature Veggie Burrito Bowl ($3.99)
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Nutritional Info: 530 calories, compared to Chipotle's veggie fajita burrito bowl (475 calories)

Avid Taco Bell Eater: "This is really good. I really like the fresher veggies and the cilantro dressing lends an added kick."

Average Chipotle Eater: "The veggie bowl is pretty good; it's cheaper than Chipotle, but not better tasting."

Health Nut: "This bowl is tasty the creamy cilantro dressing is my favorite, and the dish is really nice and fresh."

Credit

Courtney Wilder