First Taco Bell in Malaysia opening very soon in Cyberjaya (not Petaling Jaya)

A selection of Taco Bell’s tacos. Photo: Taco Bell/Facebook
A selection of Taco Bell’s tacos. Photo: Taco Bell/Facebook

Indulge your guilty pleasures with time-tested regret eating when Taco Bell opens its first Malaysian outlet next month at the Cottage Walk commercial center in Cyberjaya, Selangor.

Rather than coming to Petaling Jaya as originally announced, the American fast-food chain, famous for cheap Tex-Mex cuisine often consumed to wash down a night of partying, will bring its cheese-heavy range of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and nacho bowls to KL’s startup bros starting April 2.

“Malaysians can look forward to an exciting and globally-famous Taco Bell experience which offers a twist to familiar Mexican favorites such as tacos, burritos, and more,” Taco Bell said in a press statement. The Cyberjaya outlet will be open 10am to 10pm daily for dine-in and takeaway.

Of course, like most fast-food chains that have opened their doors in Malaysia, can we hope to see localized versions of Tex-Mex fare like rendang tacos as a Ramadan special, maybe?

Although the California-based chain last year named Petaling Jaya for its first location, a company representative told Coconuts over the phone that renovation of the site is not completed.

Dozens of Malaysians took to Twitter to express their glee. 

“Yeay! I always see this in movies but now it’s coming to Cyberjaya,” @Thewaterlilies wrote.

Be careful what you wish for, as any of Taco Bell’s biggest fans would readily warn. 

Some lamented the location, which is about 50 kilometers from Petaling Jaya, like @Aliajamiee, who tweeted: “I want to try Taco Bell but it’s in Cyberjaya. Why so far huhu.”


Taco Bell

Lot SD-02, Off Persiaran APAC, Cottage Walk, 

63000, Cyberjaya, Sepang, Selangor

10am to 10pm daily, starting April 2

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