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15 McDonald's Items Only Available In Latin American Countries That I Am Sooo Jealous We Don't Have In The US

IDK, the McPatatas miiiight be better than the classic McDonald's fries. 👀🍟

1. McPatatas

McDonald's Mexico / Via

If you're a fan of a thicker fry than the classic McDonald’s ones, look no further than the McPatatas. These seasoned potato wedges — available in Mexico and Panama — are served with a side of McQueso cheese sauce.

2. Dulce de Leche Sundae or Cone

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At McDonald's in Argentina, there are a variety of ways to include dulce de leche in your sweet treats — from a sundae, to a soft serve, to a dulce de leche–filled cone.

3. Torta Banana

4. Arepas

McDonald's Venezuela / Via

Along with many of the breakfast classics you know and love, at McDonald's in Colombia and Venezuela you can also enjoy arepas. Enjoy them filled with cheese or with cheese and huevos pericos — eggs, onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes. 

5. Pollo Grill al Plato

Le pusimos arroz a nuestro pollo grill y quedó buenazo. Y tú, ¿ya lo probaste?

Available for a short time, McDonald's Peru shifted away from their classic burgers and fries and served up a chicken and rice dinner plate. The meal included seasoned rice, grilled chicken, french fries, and a side salad.

6. McFlurry Pirulin

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This Venezuelan twist on the McFlurry mixes Pirulin cookies  — rolled wafer cookies with a chocolate hazelnut filling — with creamy ice cream.

7. McWrap La Clásica Gourmet

McDonald's El Salvador / Via

While McDonald's in the US no longer carries their Snack Wraps, McDonald's in Central America took them and made them 10 times better. There are a variety of beef and chicken options available, including this ~gourmet~ wrap filled with tomato, lettuce, onion, white cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, and Angus Beef.

8. Pastel De Queso

McDonald's Mexico / Via

Similar to their classic apple pies, these sweet cream cheese–filled pies are available at McDonald's locations in Central America.

9. Desayuno Tradicional

McDonald's Guatemala / Via

Inspired by a traditional breakfast in many Central American countries, this meal comes with scrambled eggs, pork sausage, refried beans, queso de capa, fried plantains, and corn tortillas.

10. McMolletes

McDonald's Mexico / Via

At McDonald's in Mexico, you can start your day off with some delicious McMolletes — toast topped with refried beans, cheese, and salsa.

11. Yucca fries

Pide tu #McCombo con unas crocantes y deliciosas yuquitas. El acompañante perfecto de tu hamburguesa.

While it initially began as a quick fix to a potato shortage in Venezuela, fried yucca sounds prettttty good if you ask me.

12. Duplo Cheddar McMelt

McDonald's Brazil / Via

Available at McDonald's in Brazil, the Duplo Cheddar McMelt consists of two beef patties, melted cheddar cheese, and grilled onions cooked in soy sauce.

13. Empanadas Con Queso

McDonald's Venezuela / Via

In Venezuela and Chile, you can start your day off with a delicious, crispy cheese-filled empanada for breakfast. Sounds pretty good, right?

14. McPollo Italiano

McDonald's Chile / Via

While the inspiration for this dish is Italian, this chicken, avocado, tomato, and mayo sandwich is a fan favorite at McDonald's in Chile.

15. Fried Chicken

McDonald's Colombia / Via

Along with the classic McNuggets, in some Latin American countries like Colombia, Peru, and El Salvador, you can also order buckets of fried chicken.

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