Taco Bells brand-new Times Square locationSource: Taco BellTaco Bell will open its first digital-only U.S. restaurant on Wednesday in New Yorks Times Square.To purchase a Crunchwrap Supreme or soft taco, consumers will have to place a digital order ahead of their visit or utilize among the 10 self-order kiosks inside the dining establishment. The kiosks can likewise be used to buy Taco Bell souvenirs. The area, inside the iconic Paramount Building, also features a separate entrance for mobile and delivery order pick-up from cubbies.The streamlined style is anticipated to keep workers of the Yum Brands chain from becoming overwhelmed. Times Square is generally one of the citys busiest tourist hotspots, with an estimated 50 million visitors every year. Darden Restaurants Olive Garden restaurant in Times Square is the chains busiest, although it has taken a struck throughout the coronavirus pandemic, like the majority of dining establishments that count on traveler traffic.Other dining establishment chains, like Starbucks and Chipotle Mexican Grill, have actually also been opening digital-only restaurants as their online sales rise. The new style is implied to cut down on square footage and eliminate long, winding lines throughout hectic times. Taco Bell opened its very first digital-only location in 2015, in the Wembley section of London.Taco Bells choice to open a digital-only restaurant in the United States follows the success of its Cantina format, which was meant to help it deepen its city footprint. It is evaluating the design in suburban markets.Cantina dining establishments are smaller and are more modern-day and high end, featuring open kitchen areas and alcohol on the menu. Taco Bell has actually already opened more than 20 Cantinas throughout New Yorks 5 districts. The Times Square place consists of all of the common features of a Cantina, other than for menu boards.