Taco Bell is quick-service restaurant chain based in Irvine, California, with a focus on Mexican-style food products such as tacos, nachos, burritos and quesadillas. It is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, which also owns Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut. Yum! Brands’ overall revenue was at 6.58 billion U.S. dollars in 2021 and Taco Bell accounted for 2.24 billion U.S. dollars of that revenue.
In 2021, there were over 7.79 thousand Taco Bell restaurants in operation. In 2018, the majority (6,588) of those stores were located in the United States. The remaining Taco Bell restaurants were located in the other 26 countries where Taco Bell operates.