There are 5,604 Taco Bell restaurants in the United States, and it wouldn't be crazy to assume that the majority of those locations are situated in areas of the country where anything resembling authentic Mexican food is hard to come by.
Also question is, when was Taco Bell originated?
Before the first Taco Bell opened in Downey, California, in 1962, Glen Bell owned and operated several other restaurants, including Bell's Drive-In and Bell's Hamburgers and Hot Dogs in San Bernardino.
What was Taco Bell's original name?
Taco Bell was founded by Glen Bell, who first opened a hot dog stand called Bell's Drive-In in San Bernardino, California in 1948 when he was 25 years old. In 1950, he opened Bell's Hamburgers and Hot Dogs in San Bernardino's West Side barrio.
How much money is Taco Bell worth?
$750,000: How much you need in liquid assets for Taco Bell to even approve you to become a franchisee. $1,500,000: Your minimum net worth in order to open a franchise. $45,000: The fee you must pay to Taco Bell to own a franchise. $1,200,000: The average start up and construction costs to build a new Taco Bell.