Taco Bell drive thru menu with screen displaying 'YOUR ORDER TOTAL IS $866.30' with caption '$866 for 2 tacos and some cinnamon twists' (l) Taco Bell drive thru sign outside with blue sky (c) Taco Bell drive thru menu with screen displaying 'YOUR ORDER TOTAL IS $866.30' with caption '$866 for 2 tacos and some cinnamon twists' (r)

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‘Would’ve drove off expeditiously’: Taco Bell customer’s order rings up to $866 for 2 tacos, Cinnamon Twists

'Inflation hitting Taco Bell really hard.'

 

Vladimir Supica

IRL

Posted on Jan 17, 2023

As prices continue to rise due to inflation, a viral TikTok video has captured a hilarious moment when a Taco Bell customer was shocked to see their drive-thru order appear to be over $866. 

In the video, which was posted by user Janet (@jiiroux), the customer can be heard repeating the amount in disbelief, but their confusion is soon cleared up as the cashier corrects the amount to $8.66.

@jiiroux Lmaoooo I was like wtf #tacobell #fyp #forupage #foryou #シ #explore #abcxyz #zyxcbaシ🦋 ♬ original sound – janet❤️

The viral clip, which has managed to accumulate over 503,400 views, includes an overlay text which reads: “$866 for two tacos and some cinnamon twists.”

In the comment section, viewers made jokes about the incident and speculated what could be the reason for the $866.30 showing up on the drive-thru display.

“Inflation hitting Taco Bell really hard,” one commenter said jokingly.

“She tried to swindle in her car payment,” another wrote in jest.

“Would’ve drove off expeditiously,” a third commented.

A few viewers linked the lighthearted moment to the reality of rising inflation and its effect on prices.

One stated, “By next year it will be a reality.”

Another remarked, “it’s gonna be like that soon.”

The Daily Dot has reached out to Janet via TikTok comment and to Taco Bell via press email.

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*First Published: Jan 17, 2023, 2:51 pm CST