We compared Burger King's new taco against Jack in the Box's version, and while they look similar, the new one is nowhere near as good as the classic
- Burger King's new Crispy Taco is getting compared to Jack in the Box's classic taco offering.
- I tried the tacos from both Burger King and Jack in the Box to see how they compared.
- I discovered that Jack in the Box's taco is much bigger, tastier, and cheaper than Burger King's imitation.
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Americans eat about 554 million tacos from Jack in the Box each year, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Aside from the fact that Burger King's tacos cost over twice as much - Jack in the Box sells them at $0.99 for two tacos - the two look very similar at a glance.
They're both nothing like a real Mexican taco or even like an American-style hardshell À la Taco Bell. Both tacos are made of a deep-fried corn tortilla, beef, and cheese, and then topped with lettuce.
I tried both tacos to see how they compared, and I found that there's no reason to order Burger King's taco over Jack in the Box's taco. Burger King's taco is smaller, more expensive, and not nearly as tasty.
Here's what I thought: