Food of the Seventies, Fandangos!

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Fandangos were a corn chip snack made by Frito-Lay. As I recall, they were shaped like a shell, like the Shell gasoline symbol, and about the size of a quarter. They came in two flavors, green onion and pizza. They were around for only a few years in the very early '70s. Man, they were good. I still miss them.
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Wayne - November 07, 2008 - Report this comment
Yes I remeber them too - which is why I performed this search and landed here. I remember watching the NY Knicks with my Dad on Friday nights and eating Fandangos! And yes, they were delicious
Steve - February 27, 2011 - Report this comment
Holy Cow! I loved green onion Fandangos! I've asked several friends if they remember them and no one does. I wish Frito- Lay would start making them again.
Frank - December 05, 2012 - Report this comment
I was hooked on them the week they came out. Galloping Green Onion and Buckboard Pizza, they were both good. 39¢ for the large bag which today probably would retail in the $2.49 price bracket. Frito-Lay marketed them with a Wild West theme for some reason.
Randy - September 30, 2013 - Report this comment
To give some good news, Fandangos are still around. They are a hot seller in Brasil. My wife is Brasilian and is hooked on them. The flavors have changed though. Now it is available in ham flavor and cheese. The ham is reeeeeally good. We have called Frito Lay to see if they can bring it here and all they said is that they would pass it on. I have noticed that they applied for the Fandangos trademark name in North America, so that could be a good sign!
Jose - March 31, 2014 - Report this comment
We have Fandangos in Dominican Republic still. Right now I just ate a cheese-and-onion-flavored one. They are so good!
Queena - June 15, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved Fandangos.Remember them as a kid and buying them at the corner store for about 15 cents a bag.The green onion were my favorite.Frito-Lay Please bring them back.Please!
Debra - August 28, 2014 - Report this comment
I remember eating Fandangos regularly. We got them from the corner store. I can never find anyone who remembers them. They were soooo good!
Suezie - January 15, 2015 - Report this comment
I remrmbrr them so we ll, me and my 2 boys ate them all the time, both flavors were the best chip ever, please, please bri n g them back Frito Lay !!!!
Clare - October 15, 2015 - Report this comment
I loved Fandangos. I remember getting them from the snack machine at my high school. They were amazing. I wish Frito Lay would bring them back too.
Casper - December 09, 2015 - Report this comment
FANdangos.. shaped like a unfolded FAN thus the name.. my favorite was Galloping Green Onion ^_^
Randy - April 13, 2016 - Report this comment
Boy, they were good with a Coke. I wish I h ad a bag right now!
Lea - September 22, 2016 - Report this comment
One day when was young i had to have surgery. And afterwards i was in pain and crying and my brother went store nd bought tha pizza, green onion and dill pickle dip to quiet me down. I love fandagos so much they called me "fa dango kid"
David - November 29, 2016 - Report this comment
I remember vividly about Fandangos! Such amazing flavors. I was about 10 years old when they came out and as I recall didn't stay around for long. This was in Texas, around 1969.
Linda - January 31, 2017 - Report this comment
Who knew so many of us loved Fandangos!! I sure wish Frito would bring them Back! I think I was maybe 11 when they came out in the early 70s
tom - March 05, 2017 - Report this comment
man i loved those fandangos with a coke and a new spiderman comic from the corner store.
Emma - March 20, 2018 - Report this comment
I am 57 years old, I loved those fandagos too. They came out aroind the same time as funyuns. The kept manufacturing, funyuns, but did away with the best snack i ever had. This girl’s father used to work @ a store that was goin’ out of business, she bought her classmates a large bag of each of these chips each day til they were all gone. She had said she was goin’ to bring me a bag of fandangos, but never did. Boy do I wish they’d bring those fandangos back. I just wish they bring them back. Best snack ever. They brought back the taco flavored doritos, in it’s orinal packaging. I think about fandangos all the time. Just happen to put the name, and found, i’m not alone.

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