• Article via Pensacola News Journal

East Hill's Taco Bell opens after compromises with residents on design


"Just in time for Taco Tuesday, the new East Hill Taco Bell is open for business.

The grand opening Monday followed months of back and forth between the franchise owner, city planners and nearby residents opposed to the fast-food chain's plan to open the 1201 E. Cervantes St. location.

"It's a taco-tastic Tuesday," drive-thru employee Asia Brown said with a smile as she handed over two party packs containing 15 tacos each.

The Taco Bell replaced a shuttered Circle K convenience store on the southeast corner of Cervantes Street and 12th Avenue.

Pensacola Mayor-elect Grover Robinson called the new Taco Bell..."

Read the full article by Melissa Nelson Gabriel here.

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