McDonald’s: “All-You-Can-Eat Fries” Is Limited To One Location, Not A Company Test

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As you may have heard earlier this week, one McDonald’s location in Missouri will be offering all-you-can-eat fries when it opens in July. That news got twisted in some media reports that gushed about the fries being a company test, leading to confusion among customers. That misconception has prompted the powers that be at McDonald’s corporate to clear things up: there’s no test, so don’t get your hopes up.

We know, it must have been exciting to envision a tray overflowing with French fries — nay, a swimming pool of French fries! that a customer could swim around in and gobble at their leisure. Sorry, guys.

“To celebrate its grand opening, the restaurant is offering all-you-can-eat fries for a limited promotion as a great shareable menu item for our customers,” a McDonald’s spokeswoman told the Chicago Tribune by email. She said there had been some “confusion” going on over the news, which has been spreading all over social media.

Again, even the offer at the yet-to-be-built Missouri McDonald’s has an end point, if you were planning a pilgrimage at some point in the future. Customers will eventually have to pay for all the fries they eat, just like the rest of us.

All-you-can-eat fries at McDonald’s or anywhere else? Not on your life! [Chicago Tribune]

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