Taco Bell Menu Calories

You are on a diet, but you don’t want to deprive yourself of all dining-out pleasures? Taco Bell may be one of the best places to eat fast food when watching your weight. Compared to other fast food restaurants, Taco Bell has a bounty of low calorie choices. A comprehensive table of nutritional information can be found at Taco Bell’s website. If you don’t have time to carefully review and compare the hundreds of menu choices, we have you covered. We have listed the best and worst items for any calorie conscious consumer. Here is a quick guide to Taco Bell Menu Calories.


Best Items


Taco Bell has an entire menu for low calorie foods. The Taco Bell Fresco menu features foods with fewer than 300 calories. Any of the regular Taco Bell items can be made healthier by making them Fresco and switching out toppings with the fresh pico de guillo found on the regular Fresco menu items. If using the 300-calorie threshold as a standard of healthiest items, Taco Bell offers even more than the six Fresco Menu items. Here is a list of the menu items below 30 calories:


Fresco Chicken Soft Taco                               150      Chips and Pico De Gallo        230

Fresco Crunchy Taco                                      140      Pintos n Cheese                       180

Fresco Grilled Steak Soft Taco                       160      Cheese Roll-Up                       190

Fresco Soft Taco                                             170      Tostada                                   250

Gordita Supreme Chicken                              270      Chicken Soft Taco                  170

Gordita Supreme Steak                                   280      Cool Ranch Doritos                160

Black Beans                                                    80        Locos Taco

Black Beans and Rice                                     200      Cool Ranch Doritos                200

Chips and Corn Salsa                                      280      Locos Taco Supreme

Crispy Potato Soft Taco                                 270      Nacho Cheese Doritos            170

Crunchy Taco                                                  170      Locos Taco

Crunchy Taco Supreme                                   200      Nacho Cheese Doritos            230

Soft Taco Supreme– Beef                               230      Locos Taco Supreme

Soft Taco-Beef                                               200      Cheese Roll-Up                       190


Worst Items


While there are many low calorie choices, there is plenty to avoid if looking to eat light at Taco Bell. The easiest way to avoid calories is to avoid sodas, especially the 40 ounce cups. It’s also a good idea to avoid anything XXL or Volcano. Here are some of the worst menu choices for people counting calories:


Mountain Dew Baja Blast (40 Ounce)           550      Volcano Burrito                      780

Dr. Pepper (40 ounce)                                     500      XXL Beef Gilled                    880

Beefy 5-Layer Burrito                                                520      Stuft Burrito

Cantina Chicken Burrito                                 740      XXL Chicken Gilled              830

Cantina Steak Burrito                                     760      Stuft Burrito

Smothered Beef Burrito                                 710      XXL Steak Gilled                   840

Cantina Double Steak Quesadilla                   960      Stuft Burrito

Nachos Bellgrande                                          780      Volcano Nachos                      990



More Low Calorie Choices On the Way


There are even more low calorie choices on the way at Taco Bell. Earlier this summer Taco Bell was test marketing a new expanded version of the Fresco Menu called the Power Fresco Menu. If early results hold, the new offerings should soon find their way to menus nationwide. Until then, there are already so many low calorie choices that there is no reason not to have your next meal at Taco Bell. Now that you have an idea of what calories you can expect be sure to check out our Taco Bell menu prices article to get an idea of how much you can expect to pay.

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