It can be a challenge eating out at a restaurant anytime you have special dietary needs. It's getting easier and easier to find vegan options at almost all restaurants. You can always ask at any restaurant what vegan options they have or what you can do to make an item vegan. Here are some suggestions to make it a little easier the next time you go out to eat.
Crunchwrap Supreme: add black beans, remove beef, sour cream, nacho cheese
Been Burrito: Fresco Style, remove cheese
Power Menu Burrito: remove cheese, sour cream, avocado ranch sauce
Tacos: Fresco style, add black beans, remove beef
Spicy Tostada: remove cheese, chipotle sauce
Baked Potato w/ chives: no butter, sour cream
Asian Cashew Chicken Salad: remove chicken
Garden Salad: no croutons, choose pomegranate or light spicy asian vinaigrette or light balsamic dressing
Black Bean Burger: no cheese or sauce (at select locations in Ohio, Utah, and South Carolina)
Side Salad: Add-Ins Chili Lime Tortilla Strips Diced Apples Grape Tomatoes Leaf Lettuce Lime Wedge
Salad Dressings: Cilantro Lime Glaze, Newman’s Own Low Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette
Breakfast Options: Bagel, Oatmeal (no Cream), Oatmeal without Brown Sugar (no Cream)
*Burgers are cooked on a separate grill
PF Changs: Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps, Buddha's Feast, Ma Po Tofu, Chili-Garlic Green Beans, Coconut Curry Vegetables, Shanghai Cucumbers, Stir Fries Eggplant, & Shanghai Waldorf Salad
Yard House: Any Gardein Chicken Option w/ no cheese, Chipotle mayo, or Crema Sauce, Guacamole & Chips, Hummus, Hot & Spicy or Chilled Edamame, Sweet Potato or Truffle Fries (remove bacon cream dip & Parmesan topping, Vegan Burger, Angel Hair Pasta, Mango Sorbet
Guacamole, Salsa & Chips: Ask for all corn tortilla chips, and leave out the jalapeño-cheese flour tortilla chips.
Heck-Yeah Hummus: Replace the garlic bread with a baguette or more veggies (no zucchini spears, as they have cheese on them)
Freckled Fruit Salad
Southwest Black Beans (no cheese)
Sweet Potato Fries
Apple Harvest Chicken: no blue cheese, add vinaigrette dressing
Whisky River BBQ Chicken: Switch out the chicken for a cut-up Boca patty. Ask for no cheese, and exchange the dressing for vinaigrette.
Lemony Oil Dressing
A Boca patty on a whole-wheat bun.
The Garden Burger: Ask for the Boca patty on a whole-wheat bun (no Country Dijon Sauce, add plain mustard)
Banzai: Ask for the Boca patty on a whole-wheat bun (no cheese or mayo)
Guacamole Bacon: Ask for the Boca patty on a whole-wheat bun (no bacon, cheese, mayo)