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What Vegans Can Order at Fast Food Restaurants

. 5 min read . Written by Annie
What Vegans Can Order at Fast Food Restaurants

The vegan options today are truly limitless! Chances of you coming across the words "Beyond Meat" or "Impossible Burgers" are very likely. It seems as though wherever you go, you're bound to find some plant-based alternatives at your favorite fast food restaurants. Here's a list of just that! πŸ˜‰

Taco Bell

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Taco Bell's Vegan Crunchwrap Supreme 

Plant-Based items on the menu 🌱

  • Black Bean Crunchwrap Supreme (Pro-tip: Ordering "Fresco Style" eliminates all dairy products: nacho cheese sauce and sour cream)
  • Black Bean Quesarito (Pro-tip: Ordering "Fresco Style" eliminates cheddar cheese, nacho cheese sauce, sour cream, and creamy chipotle sauce)
  • 7-Layer Burrito (Pro-tip: Ordering "Fresco Style" eliminates three-cheese blend and sour cream)
  • Bean Burrito (Pro-tip: Ordering "Fresco Style" eliminates cheddar cheese)

🌱 More Pro-tips 🌱

Their sauce packets and Guacamole are AVA-certified vegan! Read the "How to Eat Vegan at Taco Bell" available on the website to learn more.

Burger King

Plant-based Impossible Burger at Burger King
Photo Credit: Burger King

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Impossible Whopper (Pro-tip: Order without creamy mayo or cheese)
  • Garden salad (Pro-tip: Order without cheese and with non-dairy dressing)
  • Apple Pie
  • French Fries
  • Hashbrowns

🌱 More Pro-tips 🌱

Burger King is more than happy to accommodate their guests who might be looking for meat-free options. Their website states the following: "for guests looking for a meat-free option, a non-broiler method of preparation is available upon request." Thanks for looking out for us, Burger King!

Subway

Beyond Meat and Subway Meatball Marinara Sandwich
Photo Credit: Beyond Meat

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Beyond Meatball Marinara sub
  • Veggie patty (Available at select locations)
  • Veggie Delite sub (Pro-tip: Order without cheese)
  • 9-grain Wheat bread
  • Italian Bread
  • Signature Wrap
  • Sauces/Vinegar/Oil/Condiments: Subway Vinaigrette, Sweet Onion Sauce, Red Wine Vinegar, Olive Oil Blend, Mustard
  • Veggies: Banana Peppers, Sweet Peppers, Green Peppers, Black Olives, Red Onions, Cucumbers, Guacamole, JalapeΓ±os, Tomatoes, Avocado, Spinach, Lettuce, Pickles, Carrots

Del Taco

Del Taco Beyond Meat Avocado Taco
Photo Credit: Beyond Meat

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Beyond Avocado Taco
  • Avocado Veggie Fresca Bowl
  • Hashbrown Sticks
  • Crinkle Cut Fries

🌱 More Pro-tips 🌱

We love customization and so does Del Taco. And that's why their entire menu is made-to-order. You can also substitute Beyond Meat protein into any item on their menu, just be sure you request to have it made with no dairy products to make it vegan. Del Taco also offers a vegetarian & vegan menu on their website. Bookmark it on your phone so you're prepared for the future!

Carl's Jr

Carl's Jr Beyond Meat Famous Star Burger Vegan
Photo Credit: Business Wire

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • The Beyond Famous Star Burger (Pro-tip: Order without cheese)
  • Beyond BBQ Cheeseburger (Pro-tip: Order without cheese)
  • Fried Zucchini (Pro-tip: Request it made in a separate fryer)
  • Side salad (Pro-tip: Order without cheese)

🌱 More Pro-tips 🌱

Request a separate and non-shared fryer if you order any of the burgers at Carl's Jr as the burgers are not certified vegan.

Hardee's

Hardee's Fast Food restaurant KFC beyond meat
Photo Credit: Hardee's

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • The original beyond Thickburger (Pro-tip: Order without mayo or cheese)
  • The Beyond Breakfast Sausage Biscuit

🌱 Pro-tip 🌱  

Hardee's is the first U.S. fast food restaurant to make plant-based options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! You'll never go hungry again.

White Castle

Photo Credit: White Castle

🌱 Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • The Impossible Slider (Pro-tip: Order without cheese)
  • Veggie Slider
  • Sauces: Nashville-Inspired Hot Sauce, Smokey BBQ Sauce, Sweet Chili Sauce, Yellow Mustard, Hot Sauce, Mild Salsa, Ketchup, Onions, Pickles

Chick-Fil-A

Chick Fil A Vegan Options
Photo Credit: Chick Fil A

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Hash Browns
  • Waffle Potato Fries
  • Sunflower Multigrain Bagel
  • Spicy Southwest Salad (Pro-tip: Order without cheese and chicken)
  • Grilled Market Salad (Pro-tip: Order without blue cheese and chicken)
  • Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap (Pro-tip: Order without the chicken)
  • Dressing/Sauce: Light Balsamic Vinaigrette, Light Italian Dressing, Chili Lime Vinaigrette, and Polynesian Sauce
  • Fruit cup

🌱 Pro-tip 🌱

Double check with the location if they are able to prepare your items where chicken is not present.

Little Caesars

Little Caesars Impossible Supreme Pizza Vegan
Photo Credit: Herbivore Times

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Regular crust
  • Red sauce
  • Veggie toppings

🌱 More Pro-tips 🌱

Depending on where you live, ask about the Impossible Supreme Pizza that they did some testing on in a few markets!

KFC

KFC Beyond Chicken Sandwich Vegan
Photo Credit: Veg News

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Beyond Chicken Sandwich (Pro-tip: Call your local KFC to see if this option is available!)
  • Sweet Kernel Corn
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Green Beans

Dunkin'

Dunkin' Donuts Beyond Meat Breakfast Sandwich Vegan Plant-Based
Photo Credit: Dunkin' Donuts

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich on an English Muffin (Pro-tip: Order without egg and cheese)

Auntie Anne's

Auntie Anne's Pretzels Vegan
Photo Credit: Auntie Anne's

Plant-based items on the menu  🌱

  • Original Pretzel
  • Sweet Almond Pretzel
  • Jalapeno Pretzel
  • Raising Pretzel

🌱 Pro-tip 🌱

Requests the pretzels to be made without butter to ensure they are 100% vegan.

There you have it! Let us know if you decide to visit one of these fast-food establishments and what you think of these plan(e)t-friendly alternatives! We'd love to know what you think of them!

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