Cheddar’s Vegan Options (2021 Guide)

Vegan Options at Cheddar's

The vegan options at Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen isn’t the best, but there are at least a few menu items that you can put together to make a meal (kind of).

Cheddar’s is a scratch kitchen style restaurant with almost 200 locations across 28 states. If you’re not familiar with Cheddar’s, Cracker Barrel is probably the closest equivalent.

If you find yourself at one, we’re guessing you must be with family or friends, cause this is going to be a salad and/or sides type of a situation. Here’s to making the best out of a less-than-ideal situation!


Vegan Options at Cheddar’s


Vegan Apps

  • Chips with Salsa*

Vegan Salad

  • Side House Salad (Order with No Eggs, No Cheese, No Croutons)

Vegan Sides

  • Steamed Fresh Broccoli (Request with Butter Blend)
  • French Fries*

Vegan Dressings and Salsa

  • Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Salsa

Vegan Bread

  • Tortilla, Tomato

*Items marked “Shared Fryer” denote that although the item meets our definition of Vegan, the item is deep fried in a shared fryer with non-Vegan foods.

From the Vegan Friendly Menu Items sent to us from Cheddar’s:

Vegan items are made without animal meat or any animal by-products, including honey


Cheddar’s Vegan FAQ

Are Cheddar’s Onion Rings Vegan?

Honestly, this question stumped us for a moment because we couldn’t even find Onion Rings on Cheddar’s menu. Like, at all. So, maybe they used to have Onion Rings and they no longer carry them? Regardless, they were not included on the vegan friendly menu items we received from Cheddar’s so we’re going to say no.

Are Cheddar’s Croissants Vegan?

No. Cheddar’s croissants are not vegan. They contain both butter and honey.


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Our Picks

Ryan’s Pick: We’ve never been to a Cheddar’s, but will update here if we ever do.

Jen’s Pick: N/A


More Links and Info:

  • Want to see Habit Burger’s full menu? Head over to Cheddar’s Menu Page
  • Information pulled directly from a vegan friendly menu (marked valid as of November 2020) that Cheddar’s was nice enough to send us.
  • Not seeing exactly what you wanted? We also have vegan guides for over 120 other popular chain restaurants like Olive Garden and Yard House

Disclaimer: We are working tirelessly to make sure all the information contained in VeggL is as accurate as possible and up to date. However, sometimes options change. If you notice a change at a restaurant that we need to know about, let us know. VeggL is not responsible for out of date or incorrect information.

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