Meatless Burgers, Tacos, Wings and More

With the BK Impossible Burger rollout, you can get meatless burgers and tacos at Burger King, Carls Jr, Red Robin and more places.  Here’s our roundup of meatless options when you’re dining out.  We haven’t come across meatless steak at Outback or anything like that yet, but we’ll let you know when we see it!

Meatless Options, in Alphabetical Order


A&W Restaurants are now serving Beyond Burgers at participating restaurants nationwide.  “A&W is bringing the same quality that made our traditional burgers famous to the Beyond Burger,” said Sarah Blasi Mueller, senior vice president of Marketing and Development in this press release.

A&W’s Beyond Burger is grilled and served on a toasted bun, dressed with Papa sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles.

Burger King

In addition to the popular Impossible Whopper, Burger King announced they would begin testing a breakfast Croissan’Wich with plant-based sausage in select stores in January 2020.  At this time, no national rollout has been announced.

The meat-free Impossible Whopper debuted nationwide on Thursday, August 8, 2019 and was a huge success.

“Our Impossible WHOPPER Sandwich features a savory flame-grilled patty made from plants topped with juicy tomatoes, fresh lettuce, creamy mayonnaise, ketchup, crunchy pickles, and sliced white onions on a soft sesame seed bun. 100% WHOPPER, 0% Beef,” the chain said in their announcement.

The Impossible Whopper will have a suggested retail price of $5.59, but pricing and availability can vary.  For nutritional details visit Burger King’s Impossible Whopper Page.  For customer comments about the Impossible Whopper, see the BK Facebook Page.

*Flame-grilled in the same broiler used for beef and chicken.

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Carl’s Jr.

Carl’s Jr.’s has a meatless Beyond Famous Star Burger that the chain says tastes like a real beef burger, plus Beyond Sausage Biscuits and Breakfast Burritos.

“The Beyond Burger® (made by the folks at BEYOND MEAT®) is the world’s first plant-based burger that looks, cooks, and satisfies like beef, and is made without soy, gluten or GMOs. It has all the juicy, meaty deliciousness of a traditional burger and packs 20 grams of plant-based protein,” Carls Jr said.

Click here for all the details about their Beyond Meats options. Although the burger meat-free, it is not 100% vegan. Carl’s Jr. helps their customers to customize their orders accordingly.  To view their menu visit Carl’s Jr. Menu

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Mexican Grill provides a wide range of vegan and vegetarian options to customize your burritos, tacos, salads, and bowls. For more details visit the Chipotle Special Diets page and click on “Special Diets.”

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Del Taco Beyond Taco

Del Taco added meatless tacos at most locations starting Thursday, April 25, 2019. The chain teamed with Beyond Meat to create the meat-free items and so named the new lineup Beyond Tacos.

Del Taco said they will have two Beyond Taco menu items. The first item is the vegan Beyond Avocado Taco that will include Beyond Meat crumbles, avocado (hand-sliced), lettuce, and tomatoes in a taco shell. The second is the vegetarian Beyond Taco that will include Beyond Meat crumbles, cheddar cheese (hand-grated), lettuce and tomatoes in a taco shell.

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For more information visit the Del Taco Vegetarian and Vegan menu page


Denny’s launches its Beyond Burger nationwide on January 30 in all of its restaurants.  “We were thrilled to be able to answer the call from our guests to add more plant-based protein options to our menu when we launched the Beyond Burger in Los Angeles at the end of last year. The positive response we received validated our decision to partner with Beyond Meat to introduce our guests to a plant-based option,” said John Dillon, chief brand officer for Denny’s in this press release. “We could not be more excited to add the Beyond Burger to our permanent lineup of delicious, affordable menu options as we continue to innovate and expand our menu to meet evolving dietary preferences.”

Denny’s also serves a vegetarian burger with their Build Your Own Burger option. The veggie burger is filled with fresh veggies and Amy’s burgers as the veggie patty. They complete the burger with wavy-cut fries or seasonal fruit.  You can also customize the nutritional facts on your order.  To customize and order the Denny’s Build Your Own Burger, visit their website Denny’s – Order now.

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Dunkin’ Donuts now serves Beyond Breakfast Sausage as part of its breakfast menu.  Dunkin’s Beyond Sausage Sandwich features Beyond Meat’s breakfast sausage patty made with 100% plant-based protein and a mix of spices crafted specifically for Dunkin’. The sandwich is served on an English muffin with egg and American cheese. The Beyond Sausage Sandwich has 10g of plant-based protein, and contains 29% less total fat, 33% less saturated fat and fewer calories, cholesterol and sodium than a traditional Dunkin’ sandwich.

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El Pollo Loco

Get the Chickenless Pollo Taco made with plant-based protein and simmered with peppers, onions and tomatoes.  El Pollo Loco announced the new item on Facebook.

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Like its sister restaurant Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s has Beyond Meat options available on its breakfast menu.

Here’s the full Beyond Meat breakfast lineup available:

  • Beyond Sausage Burrito: Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty, folded eggs, shredded cheddar cheese and Hash Rounds served in a tortilla
  • Beyond Sausage Biscuit: Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty served on a Made from Scratch Biscuit
  • Beyond Sausage & Egg Biscuit: Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty and a folded egg served on a Made from Scratch Biscuit

Go to the Hardee’s menu online to learn more.


Hooters has launched Meatless Wings nationwide starting January 6, 2020.  “We’re excited to build upon our heritage of offering the broadest variety of wings under one roof by being the first to bring great tasting meatless wings to our guests!” said Carl Sweat, Chief Marketing Officer of Hooters of America in this press release. “By partnering with Quorn, we were able to create the taste, texture and crispiness of our world-famous chicken wings perfectly. Similar to our launch of smoked wings and roasted wings with half the calories of our regular wings, the Unreal wings provide our guests a healthier option without compromising on the full Hooters Wing flavor they know and love.”

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On the Border

On the Border will offer the Beyond Meat Taco at its locations from January 6 – March 8, 2020.  “The Beyond Meat Taco and Beyond Beef offer our guests even more protein options for our classic menu items,” said Edithann Ramey, Chief Marketing Officer for On The Border in this press release. “Guests are incorporating more plant-based protein options into their diet and we want to meet their needs with the same bold border-style flavors. Now everyone can have the same On The Border experience of an ice-cold margarita and bold border-style flavors with endless rounds of our guests’ favorite tacos!”

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Quiznos serves a Veggie Guacamole Sub with black olives, cucumbers, mushrooms, green peppers, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, red wine vinaigrette, cheddar, and mozzarella. You can also skip the cheeses to make the Sub vegan. They also have a variety of breads to choose from.

For details, visit their website Quiznos – Menu.

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Red Robin

Red Robin serves a Veggie Burger under their Gourmet Burgers category. The burger consists of a custom-blended, ancient grain and quinoa veggie patty, cheeses, mushrooms and loads of fresh vegetables.

To view details of Red Robin’s Veggie Burger and to know the nutrition info, visit Red Robin – Veggie Burger.  To order online, visit Red Robin – Order Online.

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Subway Veggie Delite makes for a perfect meat-free meal. They serve freshly baked bread with vegetables piled up inside and drenched in delicious sauces. You can customize the Veggie Delite with your preferred vegetables and sauce.

To know the nutritional facts and details about the product, visit Subway – Veggie Delite

To order, visit their website Subway – Order now

Meanwhile, Subway will test a plant-based protein at nearly 700 restaurants starting in September 2019, the sandwich chain announced.  Select locations will have the Beyond Meatball Marinara sub as part of a new partnership with Beyond Meat.  The new meatless meatball sub will launch as a limited-time pilot in restaurants in Jackson, Mississippi; South Bend, Indiana; Fresno, California; Louisville, Kentucky and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Subway said.

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Taco Bell

Taco Bell serves a whole wide range of vegetarian tacos. From their Cheesy Bean and Rice Burrito to their Power Menu Bowl – Veggie it’s all certified meat-free. According to their website, everything in the vegetarian section is meat-free and American Vegetarian Association (AVA) certified.

Satisfy your cravings by ordering your vegetarian tacos now. For details, visit Taco Bell Vegetarian Food or How to Eat Vegan at Taco Bell.

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White Castle

White Castle was a pioneer in meatless burgers, serving The Impossible Slider since 2018.  The Impossible Slider is a plant-based burger that many reviewers say tastes and smells just like real beef. White Castle serves their Impossible Slider with or without the cheese.  For nutritional information or to start an online order visit White Castle – The Impossible Slider.

Beyond Meat Offerings

In addition to its partnerships with restaurants mentioned above, and others, Beyond Meat has several products available from your grocery that you can use for your meals at home.  Go to the Beyond Meat Products page to learn more.

For more offerings with Beyond Meat, visit the Beyond Meat homepage where you can search based on your location.

Impossible Foods Locations

Impossible Foods Inc. produces plant-based alternatives for dairy and meat products. The goal of the company is to provide their customers with the culinary experience and nutritional benefits of livestock products without any negative effects.

For more locations with Impossible Foods menu items, visit the Impossible Location Search Bar, where you can find a place that serves their products, nearest to your location.

For more information, visit their website Impossible Foods Inc.

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