As a vegan, eating out in a restaurant can be an adventure. If the restaurant isn’t plant-based, you sometimes have to search extra hard to find something that’s equal parts cruelty-free and delicious. But when you do, it’s like you’ve struck gold.

Most American fast food joints and casual sit-down restaurants have something to eat for us herbivores. And that doesn’t just mean fruit salad. It may take a little sleuthing beforehand, but as vegan eating becomes a bigger trend, more eateries are catering to plant-based people.

Check out what  vegan dishes are served at some of the most popular American eateries below.

The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory

While The Cheesecake Factory boasts more than 250 items on its menu, there are not too many vegan options for plant-based folks to choose from. However, any of these are a safe bet to order.

  • Vegan cobb salad
  • Skinnylicious Asian chicken salad (no chicken)
  • Skinnylicious pear and endive salad (no chicken or cheese)
  • Thai lettuce wraps (no chicken)
  • Any pasta with marinara sauce or roasted tomato sauce

Full menu here.

Chipotle

One Green Planet

Chipotle is vegan heaven. You can order pretty much anything (excluding the meat, cheese, and sour cream, obviously) and you’ll be 100 percent satisfied eating alongside your omnivore friends.

  • Burrito or tacos with sofritas, brown rice, black beans, mild tomato salsa, guacamole, and lettuce
  • Salad (no dressing) with fajita vegetables, pinto beans, corn salsa, spicy salsa, extra lettuce, and guacamole
  • Chips and guacamole

Allergen menu here.

Seasons 52

The Fussy Fork

With an entire vegan menu of 12 options, there’s no way you’ll feel left out ordering at Seasons 52.

  • Roasted roma tomato flatbread
  • Blistered shisito peppers
  • Spinach and caramelized Bosc pear salad
  • Vegetarian tasting: wood-grilled kohlrabi steak, vegan paella, asparagus, fennel-roasted onion
  • Vegetables and pasta: sautéed with garlic and tomato-basil sauce

Full vegan menu here.

Taco Bell

Taco Bell

Of the more traditional fast food joints, Taco Bell ranks high for vegan-friendly eats. You’ll have plenty to choose from, including a tasty dessert.

  • Hashbrowns
  • Cinnamon twists
  • Fresco bean burrito
  • Crunchwrap with black beans (no beef, sour cream, or cheese)
  • 7-Layer burrito, fresco style
  • Veggie power burrito with guacamole (no cheese, sour cream, or avocado ranch sauce)
  • Tostada with guacamole (no cheese)
  • Taco Salad with beans (no beef, sour cream, or cheese)
  • Black beans & rice
  • Chips and guacamole or salsa

Allergen menu here.

Subway

Subway

There isn’t too much a vegan eater can get at Subway, unless you just want to fill up on bread and veggies (honestly, that doesn’t sound too bad).

  • Veggie delite sandwich
  • Veggie delite salad
  • Black bean soup

Download allergen menu here.

Olive Garden

Olive Garden

While Olive Garden’s menu isn’t the most vegan-friendly, you’ll be able to find an entrée here.

  • Bruschetta caprese (no cheese)
  • Breadsticks with marinara sauce
  • Minestrone soup
  • Spaghetti with vegan marinara sauce

Download allergen menu here.

Starbucks

As its food menu expands, Starbucks provides more and more for vegans. My favorite breakfast is the bagel with avocado spread and a banana on the side. Plus, most drinks can be made vegan by adding either almond or soy milk instead of dairy.

  • Hearty blueberry oatmeal with agave syrup, nuts, and fresh blueberries
  • Sprouted grain vegan bagel with avocado spread
  • Hearty veggie & brown rice salad bowl
  • Seasonal fruit blend

Full menu here.

Au Bon Pain

Au Bon Pain

Au Bon Pain is plant-friendly galore, particularly with its handful of fresh soup options.

  • Vegetarian chili
  • Barley and creamy lentil soup
  • Tuscan white bean soup
  • Curried rice and lentil soup
  • 12 veggie soup
  • French Moroccan tomato lentil soup

Full menu here.

Domino’s Pizza

For a pizza place that doesn’t specialize in vegan pies, Domino’s got the hookup. By offering a vegan crust, feel free to load up your pizza with as much original sauce and veggies as your heart desires.

  • Thin crust pizza with original pizza sauce and vegetables of your choice
  • Garden salad (no cheese) with balsamic or Italian dressing

Full menu here.

PF Chang’s

Quarry Girl

With four entrée dishes that can be easily made vegan, PF Chang’s makes sure to make its plant-based guests feel right at home.

  • Ma po tofu*
  • Buddha’s feast*
  • Stir-fried eggplant*
  • Coconut curry vegetables*

*Ask to be made vegan. Full vegetarian menu here.

California Pizza Kitchen

A Vegan In Progress

For vegan folks, California Pizza Kitchen has plenty. From apps to entrees, eating vegan at CPK will be no problem.

  • Tuscan hummus
  • White corn guacamole with chips
  • Asparagus and arugula salad (no Parmesan)
  • Shaved mushroom and spinach flatbread (no Parmesan)
  • Dakota smashed pea and barley soup
  • Grilled veggie sandwich (no cheese)
  • California veggie pizza
  • Roasted artichoke and spinach pizza
  • Asparagus and spinach spaghettini (no Parmesan)

Full menu here.

Denny’s

Denny’s

Opt for a number of skillets, oatmeal, or hash browns for a tasty, healthy breakfast.

  • Fit fare veggie skillet (no egg whites)
  • Sante Fe skillet (no eggs, chorizo, or cheese)
  • Supreme skillet (no eggs, sausage, or cheese)
  • Veggie burger with brioche or whole-wheat bun with grilled onions, avocado, barbecue sauce, jalapeños, and sautéed mushrooms
  • Oatmeal with water (no milk)
  • Hashbrowns
  • English muffin (regular, not gluten-free)

Full menu here.

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