Taco Bell to join eateries in new Michigan Union in January

Photo | Meredith Bruckner

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – When it opens in January, the newly renovated Michigan Union in downtown Ann Arbor will welcome a Taco Bell franchise.

Joining a growing list of eateries to be housed within the student union, the Taco Bell will sit in the lower level of the Michigan Union along with a Panera Bread, Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, MI Burger, Mama DeLuca's, Blue Market, Panda Express and Subway.

A budget-friendly favorite among students, Taco Bell offers a varied menu of items including vegetarian options and customizable choices.

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The franchise is owned by Great Lakes Taco, a mid-Michigan company operating 25 different Taco Bell locations.

The Michigan Union is anticipated to reopen in January after an extensive $85.2 million renovation. It will also contain a Barnes & Noble, a U-M Credit Union, the U-M Tech Shop, a PNC ATM, and the Michigan Union Ticket Office.

Read: Renovated Michigan Union retail, food partners announced

For updates on the renovations in the Michigan Union, visit its website here.

The Michigan Union is at 530 S. State St.

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Sarah has worked for WDIV since June 2018. She covers community events, good eats and small businesses in Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from Grand Valley State University.