Just weeks after it was announced a Five Guys Burgers and Fries was destined for the Albertville Premium Outlets, another fast-food giant is making its play for a spot in the Friendly City.
Albertville City Administrator Adam Nafstad revealed in his notes to the Albertville City Council this week that Border Foods, which owns and operates Taco Bell in the Upper Midwest, is eyeing property in the parking lot of DJ’s Ace Hardware, near the location of the current car wash.
A full proposal will come to the Albertville Planning Commission at its June 14 meeting with a public hearing. A final proposal would then be placed on the June 20 Albertville City Council agenda.
Taco Bell operates restaurants in Rogers and Monticello. The Albertville location would be its first in this community.
Competitor Taco John’s opened nearby in Albertville back in late summer of 2014, just down 60th Street, in the Super America location.
El Bamba, a local, family-owned restaurant in Albertville, also offers Mexican food for delivery, take-out or in-house dining.