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Does Applebee’s have vegan options? Well, its pretty good

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Luckily, Applebee’s Restaurants LLC. is quite concerned about vegans, so they have a pretty informative guide on how to order as a vegan at their restaurant.

What’s vegan at Applebee’s?


  • Brew Pub Pretzels & Beer Cheese Dip (substitute cheese dip)
  • White Queso Dip & Chips (Substitute white queso)

The vegan dipping options:  Marinara, Guacamole and Chipotle Lime Salsa

bread stick is vegan at applebee's


  • Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad (without chicken)

The following dressings are vegan: Italian Dressing and Lemon Olive Oil Vinaigrette. You substitute the chicken with an impossible patty.


  • Breadsticks with Alfredo Sauce (Substitute the sauce)

The sauce options are the same as above.


  • Southwest Chicken Bowl (without chicken)
  • Tex-Mex Lime Shrimp Bowl (without shrimp)

You can substitute them with an impossible patty.

without chicken the salad is vegan at applebee's


  • Impossible Cheeseburger (without cheese)

Unfortunately, there is no plant-based cheese.

applebee's impossible cheeseburger is vegan without cheese
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  • Baked potato
  • Fries
  • Waffle Fries
  • Steamed broccoli
  • House salad (No cheese, plant-based dressings above.)

Note: You have to specify that you ask without butter.

the fries are vegan at applebee's
At least, the fries are vegan at Applebee’s (

Everything else

Nothing at all. There is no soup without animal ingredients or desserts.

Frequently asked questions about Apple Bee’s vegan option

Are Applebee’s onion rings vegan?

No, It contains either egg or dairy, so it isn’t plant-based.

Are Applebee’s fries vegan?

Yes, according to the restaurant chain’s guide, it is vegan.

Is Applebee’s impossible burger vegan?

It may sound strange, but basically, it isn’t. While the toasted brioche bun is egg and dairy free, the plant-based patty is topped with regular cheese. But you can make it easily vegan if you order it without it.

Are the Pretzels at Applebee’s vegan?

Yes, it is, however, you have to substitute the dipping.

Is Applebee’s tomato basil soup vegan?

It may sound plant-based, still, the restaurant chain’s vegan guide doesn’t recommend any soup for us. You should ask the staff before you order it.

Are Applebee’s breadsticks vegan?

Luckily, yes it is. But do not forget to substitute the Alfredo sauce since that one contains dairy.

Is Applebee’s honey mustard vegan?

While there are many restaurants – for example, Pei Weil – where the “honey” items don’t contain any real honey, Applebees non one of them. so in short, it isn’t.

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