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The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options 

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Updated February 21, 2020 663 votes 187 voters 8.3k views 22 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite restaurants and fast-food chains that offer dairy-free menu options.

Looking for some solid restaurant suggestions that offer dairy-free options? You’ve come to the right place! Whether you have a sensitivity to lactose or prefer to avoid dairy altogether, it can be hard to find the right menu items when you go out to eat. That’s why we’re ranking the best restaurants that offer dairy-free options.

From everyday fast-food chains like Chick-fil-A to sit-down restaurants like the Cheesecake Factory, this list includes the best places to eat for people who have a milk allergy or are lactose intolerant. Do you have a favorite go-to spot?

Be sure to vote up the best restaurants that are known for offering dairy-free menu items. That way, other people can see which restaurants to check first. And if your preferred dining establishment of choice isn’t listed, feel free to add it below.

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Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Hash Browns

Grilled Nuggets

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Seasoned Homestyle Potatoes

Hamburger (without cheese)

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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3
Chipotle Mexican Grill ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Tortilla Products

Meat and Tofu Products

Salsas

 

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4
Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Traditional Wings

Boneless Wings

crispy Fish Sandwich

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5
Subway is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Breads & Wraps

Meat, Seafood & Eggs

Beef Chili Soup

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6
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options
7
KFC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options
8
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Breadsticks

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Olive Garden Secret Menu Items #9 of 250 The Best American Restaurant Chains #4 of 37 The Best Family Restaurant Chains in America

9
Burger King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Whopper Sandwich

BBQ Bacon Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Crispy Chicken Tenders

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The Best Things To Eat At Burger King #16 of 89 The Best Fast Food Chains #35 of 250 The Best American Restaurant Chains

10
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Texas-size Baby Back Ribs

Smokehouse Brisket

Bottomless Tostada Chips & Salsa

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The Best Things To Eat At Chili's #13 of 250 The Best American Restaurant Chains #6 of 37 The Best Family Restaurant Chains in America

11
Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Charbroiled BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Hash Rounds

Natural-Cut Fries

 

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12
Popeyes Louisiana Kitche... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Naked Chicken Tenders

Naked Chicken Wrap

Red Beans & Rice

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13
Shake Shack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Burger Patty 

Gluten-Free Bun

Fries 

 

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The Best Things To Eat At Shake Shack #41 of 89 The Best Fast Food Chains #88 of 250 The Best American Restaurant Chains

14
Applebee’s International... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options
15
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options
16
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Hamburger w/Onion

Cheeseburger w/Onion

French Fries

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17
The Cheesecake Factory ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options
18
California Pizza Kitchen... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Charred Shishito Peppers

Super Spinach + Quinoa Salad

California Club

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19
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Philly Roll

Bagels

Soft Pretzel Twist

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Sonic Secret Menu Items #14 of 89 The Best Fast Food Chains #21 of 250 The Best American Restaurant Chains

20
McDonald's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

McChicken

Baked Apple Pie

Egg McMuffin (no cheese and no butter)

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21
Denny's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Grilled Chicken Breast

Roasted Chicken

Prime Rib

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22
Bojangles' Famous Chicke... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular dairy-free items:

Cajun Filet Sandwich

Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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