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The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options 

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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 diary-free items:

Hash Browns

Grilled Nuggets

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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#3 of 64 The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Tripfeaturing Here Are The 18 Best Chick-Fil-A Memeslisted on Companies Headquartered in Georgia

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Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Traditional Wings

Boneless Wings

crispy Fish Sandwich

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#16 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Buffalo Wild Wings Flavors Buffalo Wild Wings Recipes

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Subway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Breads & Wraps

Meat, Seafood & Eggs

Beef Chili Soup

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#2 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chains #4 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Toppings at Subway, Ranked

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Chipotle Mexican Grill ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Tortilla Products

Meat and Tofu Products

Salsas

 

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#17 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Toppings at Chipotle, Rankedlisted on Companies Headquartered in Colorado

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

Popular diary-free items:

Seasoned Homestyle Potatoes

Hamburger (without cheese)

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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#3 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chains #3 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Things To Eat For Breakfast At Wendy's

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Burger King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Whopper Sandwich

BBQ Bacon Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Crispy Chicken Tenders

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#85 of 170 The Best Logos in the Worldfeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Burger Kinglisted on Companies Headquartered in Florida

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

Popular diary-free items:

Hashbrowns

Cinnamon Twists

Fresco Bean Burrito

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#6 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chainsfeaturing People Who Maybe Love Taco Bell Just A Little Too Muchlisted on Companies Headquartered in California

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Shake Shack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Burger Patty 

Gluten-Free Bun

Fries 

 

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#50 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chains #84 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Shake Shack

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Chili's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Texas-size Baby Back Ribs

Smokehouse Brisket

Bottomless Tostada Chips & Salsa

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#15 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chains #7 of 37 The Best Family Restaurant Chains in Americafeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Chili's

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

Popular diary-free items:

Charbroiled BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Hash Rounds

Natural-Cut Fries

 

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#20 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chains #42 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Things To Eat For Breakfast At Carl's Jr.

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California Pizza Kitchen... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Charred Shishito Peppers

Super Spinach + Quinoa Salad

California Club

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#21 of 37 The Best Family Restaurant Chains in Americalisted on Companies Headquartered in California

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

Popular diary-free items:

Naked Chicken Tenders

Naked Chicken Wrap

Red Beans & Rice

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#10 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Popeyeslisted on Companies Headquartered in Georgia

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

Popular diary-free items:

Extra Crispy Chicken

Chicken Littles

BBQ Baked Beans

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#4 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chainsfeaturing Long Before KFC, Harland Sanders Was A Shotgun-Toting Hellraiser And “Kentucky Colonel”listed on Companies Headquartered in New York

14
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Breadsticks

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#2 of 31 The Best Restaurants to Take a First Datefeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Olive Garden Olive Garden Secret Menu Items

15
Applebee’s International... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Boneless Wings

Double Crunch Bone-In Wings

French Fries Basket

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#29 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Applebee'slisted on Companies Headquartered in Kansas

16
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options
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The Cheesecake Factory ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Soy-Glazed Edamame

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Fish Tacos (no cheese)

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#23 of 37 The Best Family Restaurant Chains in Americafeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Cheesecake Factorylisted on Companies Headquartered in California

18
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Philly Roll

Bagels

Soft Pretzel Twist

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#23 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Things To Eat At Sonic, Rankedlisted on Companies Headquartered in Oklahoma

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In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Hamburger w/Onion

Cheeseburger w/Onion

French Fries

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#10 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chainsfeaturing In-N-Out Secret Menu Itemslisted on Companies Headquartered in California

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

Popular diary-free items:

McChicken

Baked Apple Pie

Egg McMuffin (no cheese and no butter)

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#12 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chains #160 of 571 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Arefeaturing The Best Things To Eat For Breakfast At McDonald's

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Bojangles' Famous Chicke... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options

Popular diary-free items:

Cajun Filet Sandwich

Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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#64 of 307 The Best American Restaurant Chains #27 of 41 The Best Fast Food French Frieslisted on Companies Headquartered in North Carolina

22
Denny's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurants With Dairy-Free Options