If you are a vegan and planning to dine out at Applebee’s, then you have landed at the right place. We have got all the vegan options (with modifications) that Applebee’s offers. So, let’s take a closer look and satisfy your taste buds without compromising on your vegan lifestyle.
Applebee’s is now making it easier for you. Their menu now offers a few vegan options, including appetizers, salads, bowls, and an Impossible burger.
While Applebee’s cannot guarantee that their menu items are completely free of animal products or byproducts, they are making an effort to cater to their vegan audience. So, let’s take a look at what you can order at Applebee’s.
1. Vegan Options at Applebee’s
- Pretzels (order with no honey mustard or cheese dip)
- White Queso Dip & Chips (order with no white queso, sub with guacamole and/or chipotle lime salsa)
- To make the Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad vegan, simply order it without chicken and substitute with an Impossible patty.
- For a vegan option, order the House Salad without cheese and choose a vegan dressing.
- Southwest Chicken Bowl (can be made vegan by ordering with no chicken and substituting with an Impossible patty)
- Tex-Mex Lime Shrimp Bowl (can be made vegan by ordering with no shrimp and substituting with an Impossible patty)
- Impossible Cheeseburger (order with no cheese)
- Pasta Noodles with Marinara
- Breadsticks (order with no alfredo or garlic butter, sub with marinara)
- Baked Potato (order with no butter or sour cream, sub with guacamole and/or chipotle lime salsa or add a side of black bean corn salsa)
- Waffle Fries*
- Steamed Broccoli (order with no butter)
- Vegan Options at Andy’s Frozen Custard
- Vegan Options at A&W
- Vegan Options at 16 Handles
- Vegan Options at &Pizza
2. FAQs – Vegan Option at Applebee’s
The fries at Applebee’s are not considered vegan, even though they themselves may not contain animal products, because they are cooked in oil that may come into contact with animal products during the cooking process. This makes them unsuitable for vegan diets. Moreover, the seasoning used on the fries may contain non-vegan ingredients.
Applebee’s offers a vegan brioche bun option for their burgers. The Simple Salad can be made vegan by omitting cheese, croutons, and breadsticks and choosing a vegan dressing.
No, unfortunately, the buffalo sauce at Applebee’s is not vegan. According to their website, the hot buffalo sauce contains milk, so it is not suitable for those following a vegan diet.
No, Applebee’s guacamole is not vegan. According to their website, the dish contains dairy products and eggs, which are not suitable for those following a vegan diet.
Unfortunately, Applebee’s pasta is not vegan as of 2022, as it contains egg. Vegans should avoid this dish and choose other menu options that do not contain animal products.
No, Applebee’s mashed potatoes are not vegan. The Garlic mashed potatoes contain butter, which is an animal product and not suitable for those following a vegan diet.
Applebee’s is now offering several vegan options on their menu, including appetizers, salads, bowls, and an Impossible burger.
So, go ahead and indulge in the scrumptious food offered at Applebee’s while keeping your vegan diet intact. Just remember to make necessary modifications to your order to ensure that your meal is completely vegan.
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