Ninety Nine Restaurants are a large chain of restaurants and pubs that have opened in over 100 locations in the United States. They have an inviting and comfortable interior with a pub-like feel.
They also have a very extensive, full menu, which is served in a hearty New England style. This means that there is something for anyone, including the keto dieters.
Here are the 16 best low-carb options at your local ninety nine restaurant that are suited for a low-carb and keto diet:
- Royal Sirloin
- Balsamic Grilled Chicken
- Grilled Lemon Rosemary Turkey Tips
- Fresh Balsamic Salmon
- Baked Coastal Combo
- Twin Catch
- Fresh Seasoned Salmon
- All Star Burger
- Bacon & Cheese Burger
- Pepper Jack Burger
- Cheese Burger
- Double Bleu Iceberg Wedge Salad
- House Salad
- Broiled Sirloin Tips
- Smothered Tips
- Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Salad
This dish comes as a flavorful, five-star, 12 oz. New York center cut that is seasoned and then flame-broiled to perfection. It can be served with a side of potatoes, house salad, or vegetables.
The sirloin comes at around 590 calories and the sides come at 260 to 520 calories for the potatoes, 110 to 450 for the house salad, or 25 to 130 for the vegetables. The potatoes are not ketogenic, so exclude them.
What to order: Ask for a royal sirloin with a side of house salad or steamed vegetables. Make sure to stay away from the cheddar soup.
Balsamic Grilled Chicken
This dish contains two chicken breasts that are marinated with lemon, garlic, and rosemary and then flame-broiled with a balsamic glaze. This dish is served with a choice of two sides.
The lemon rosemary chicken comes at around 460 calories. For the sides, broccoli and coleslaw are the best ketogenic options.
What to order: Ask for a grilled balsamic chicken with a side of broccoli and/or coleslaw.
Grilled Lemon Rosemary Turkey Tips
This dish contains hand-cut turkey tips that have been marinated in lemon, garlic, and rosemary and then flame-broiled to perfection. The turkey tips are served with a choice of two sides. This makes a great alternative to original crispy chicken tenders.
This dish has 660 calories and the best ketogenic sides from their menu are broccoli and coleslaw.
What to order: Ask for a grilled lemon rosemary turkey tips with a side of broccoli and/or coleslaw and some sour cream to dip it in!
Fresh Balsamic Salmon
This dish consists of a fresh North Atlantic salmon filet that has been lightly seasoned and then roasted to perfection with a balsamic glaze. This dish is served with two sides.
The fresh balsamic salmon comes at around 700 calories and the best low-carb sides are broccoli and coleslaw.
What to order: Ask for a fresh balsamic salmon with a side of broccoli and/or coleslaw.
Baked Coastal Combo
This dish consists of a combination of Sweet Georges Bank fresh sea scallops, North Atlantic scrod, shrimp, and lobster meat which are topped with seasoned cracker crumbs and baked to perfection. The dish comes with one side and a fresh, grilled lemon.
This seafood dish comes at 1060 calories and for the side you can choose between broccoli and coleslaw. This dish does contain a non-ketogenic ingredient- the seasoned cracker crumbs.
What to order: Ask for a baked coastal combo without the cracker crumbs, with a fresh-grilled lemon and a side of broccoli or coleslaw.
This dish consists of a North Atlantic scrod that is combined with tender shrimp and then baked and crusted with seasoned cracker crumbs and butter. It is served with one side.
The twin catch comes at around 390 calories and you can combine it with a side of broccoli or coleslaw. The one ingredient that is not keto-friendly is the seasoned cracker crumbs crust, so ask to exclude it.
What to order: Ask for a twin catch without the seasoned cracker crumbs crust and with a side of broccoli or coleslaw.
Fresh Seasoned Salmon
This dish consists of a fresh North Atlantic salmon that has been lightly seasoned and then baked to perfection. The dish is served with a choice of two sides.
The fresh seasoned salmon comes at 670 calories and you can choose broccoli and coleslaw for a low-carb side.
What to order: Ask for a fresh seasoned salmon with a side of broccoli and/or coleslaw.
All Star Burger
This dish consists of sautéed onions, lettuce, tomato, American cheese, applewood smoked bacon, pickles and our signature sauce. Served with french fries and coleslaw.
The all star burger comes at around 1850 calories and you can exclude the non-ketogenic ingredients such as the bun, the fries and the sauce- as you don’t know how many carbs it has.
What to order: Ask for the all star burger without the bun, the fries and the sauce.
Bacon & Cheese Burger
This dish consists of smoked applewood bacon and melted American cheese. Served with one side.
The dish contains about 870 calories and you can choose a side of coleslaw. The bun is non-ketogenic, but you can enjoy it without it.
What to order: Ask for the bacon and cheese burger without the bun, and a side of coleslaw.
Pepper Jack Burger
This dish is made with applewood smoked bacon, Pepper Jack cheese, caramelized onions, and chipotle sauce.
It comes at around 1060 calories. And you can enjoy this burger without the bun.
What to order: Ask for a pepper back burger without the bun.
This is a classic American burger topped with a choice of three different kinds of cheese Vermont Cheddar, American cheese, or Swiss cheese.
The cheese burger comes at around 750 calories and to enjoy it as a low-carb dish you need to exclude the bun.
What to order: Ask for a cheese burger with your favorite cheese from the ones listed above, Ask to exclude the bun.
Double Bleu Iceberg Wedge Salad
This dish consists of a wedge of crisp lettuce, that has been smothered in creamy bleu cheese dressing. The salad is topped with crumbled bleu cheese, tomatoes, and applewood smoked bacon.
It contains about 450 calories.
What to order: Ask for the double bleu iceberg wedge salad. Add some parmesan cheese for extra flavor!
Their house salad consists of tomatoes, parmesan cheese, cucumbers, red onions and croutons.
It contains about 110 to 450 calories. The croutons are a non-ketogenic ingredient in this dish, but you can ask to exclude them.
What to order: Ask for a house salad without the croutons.
Broiled Sirloin Tips
This dish consists of their 16 oz. tips that have been hand-cut from a top sirloin and marinated in their special, secret recipe. The dish is served with potatoes and vegetables.
The broiled sirloin tips contain 650 calories and the sides are 260 to 520 for the potatoes and 25 to 130 calories for the vegetables. The potatoes are not ketogenic, so you need to avoid them.
What to order: Ask for the broiled sirloin tips without the potatoes.
This dish consists of their signature Broiled Sirloin Tips that have been smothered with fresh sautéed onions, mushrooms and peppers. The dish is served with potatoes and vegetables.
The smothered tips contain about 730 calories and the sides contain 260 to 520 calories for the potato and 25 to 130 calories for the vegetables. The potato is not ketogenic and should be avoided.
If you order king size smothered tips, they come at around 1050 calories.
What to order: Ask for smothered tips without the potatoes.
Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Salad
This salad consists of fresh mixed greens with grilled chicken, red onions, tomatoes and cucumbers. It is topped with feta cheese, fresh oregano, Kalamata olives, and banana peppers. It is served with creamy Mediterranean dressing.
The salad comes at around 690 calories. It is best to avoid the dressing if you are on a strict keto diet- as you don’t know how many carbs are in it, plus it will reduce carbs and calories of the dish.
What to order: Ask for a grilled Mediterranean chicken salad. If you are on a strict keto diet, then it is advisable to exclude the dressing.
The extensive menu at 99 restaurants is very rich and it is easily adjustable to any diet, including the keto diet. Some of their dishes you may need to modify, but others you don’t have to do anything but order them.
If you don’t want to do any modifying to their full menu, then there is always a safe way to play out your low-carb order- just order grilled chicken with a side of steamed veggies, such as broccoli or coleslaw or you can order a steak with a house salad or their double bleu iceberg wedge salad.
Stick with menu items that have low-carb dressings or exclude them completely, and for the beverage stick to plain coffee or water. And most importantly- enjoy your 99 restaurant meal.
For more keto restaurant guides, check this list of low-carb restaurants.