Buffalo Wild Wings specializes in wings, beer, and sports. While there are plenty of high-carb foods, you can stay keto at Buffalo Wild Wings if you order carefully.
The best low carb Buffalo Wild Wings options are the traditional wings with no sauce. Stay away from the boneless wings, which appear to be breaded.
Grilled chicken breast is always a safe bet when thinking keto! You can also order a salad with low-carb dressing or a burger without the bun or sauce.
Here’s how to eat low carb at Buffalo Wild Wings, based on the website’s nutrition information.
A six-count order of the traditional chicken wings without any sauce or seasoning contains 430 calories, 24g fat, 0g carbs, and 53g protein.
We recommend that you order these chicken wings plain to keep them low-carb. However, here are some low-carb seasonings and sauces that you can order if you need some flavor.
Signature sauces that contain 1 gram of carbs:
- Original buffalo sauce
Dry seasonings that contain 1 gram of carbs:
- Chipotle BBQ
- Desert heat
- Lemon pepper
- Salt and vinegar
Choose Bleu cheese or ranch dressing as your dipping sauce, which contains 2g carbs each per dressing. Avoid the boneless wings, which appear to be breaded.
What to order: a six-count order of the traditional wings with one of the above-mentioned sauces or dry seasonings. Opt for Bleu cheese or ranch dressing as your dipping sauce.
Naked Chicken Tenders
Unlike traditional chicken tenders or traditional wings, the naked chicken tenders are not breaded – they are plain grilled chicken breast. This helps keep the carbs down.
A five-count serving contains 260 calories, 2g fat, 0g carbs, and 61g protein. You could even order two if you’re really hungry!
Don’t blow it on a sugary dipping sauce. Stick with ranch or blue cheese dressing.
What to order: a five-piece order of the naked chicken tenders with ranch or blue cheese dressing.
Classic Chicken Wrap
While you’ll have to forego the flour tortilla, the rest of the ingredients can be enjoyed to your heart’s content.
Make sure to order a pulled chicken wrap and not the boneless chicken since the latter is battered. The wrap contains lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese. Skip the fries and sauce.
With the flour tortilla, the pulled chicken wrap has 680 calories, 25g fat, 57g carbs, 2g fiber, and 56g protein. However, you can eliminate most of the carbs by leaving the flour tortilla and only having the insides.
The wrap is usually served with salsa, however, this will add another 6g carbs (5g net carbs) to your meal.
What to order: a classic pulled chicken wrap without the flour tortilla (served in a bowl or wrapped in lettuce). Ask for no fries or salsa.
Chicken Caesar Salad
The chicken Caesar salad comes with grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, croutons, and Parmesan cheese.
It contains 520 calories, 33g fat, 24g carbs (20g carbs), 4g fiber, and 31g protein.
You can reduce the carbs by asking for no croutons.
What to order: the chicken Caesar salad minus the croutons.
Chopped Cobb Salad
This nutritious salad comes with pulled chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, hard-boiled egg, green onions, seasoning, ranch dressing, and bleu cheese crumbles.
If you get it with the grilled chicken, it will contain 830 calories, 69g fat, 15g carbs (10g net carbs), 5g fiber, and 30g protein.
Although the ranch dressing only has 2g carbs, it contains 340 calories and 37g of fat. If you want to reduce the meal carbs to 8g total, ditch the dressing.
What to order: the cobb salad with pulled chicken and no dressing.
All American Cheeseburger
The all American cheeseburger contains two beef patties, American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, mustard, and mayo on a bun, served with fries.
It contains 820 calories, 53g fat, 38g carbs (35g net carbs), 3g fiber, and 48g protein.
You can make it low-carb by holding the bun and having just the hamburger patty and asking for slaw (3g net carbs) instead of fries.
What to order: the all American cheeseburger without the bun and a side of slaw instead of fries.
Chicken Club Sandwich
The chicken club sandwich features grilled chicken, bacon, avocado, Swiss cheese, bacon aioli, lettuce, and tomato on a bun. It’s served with fries.
It contains 740 calories, 47g fat, 41g carbs (36g net carbs), 5g fiber, and 43g protein.
However, you can reduce the carbs by asking for no bun. You’ll also want to ask for a side of slaw instead of the fries.
What to order: the chicken club sandwich minus the bun with a side of slaw instead of fries.
Avocado Bacon Burger
The avocado bacon burger comes with two hamburger beef patties, bacon, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, avocado, bacon aioli, and house-made pico de gallo on a bun. It’s served with fries.
It contains 1,150 calories, 83g fat, 41g carbs (36g carbs), 5g fiber, and 62g protein.
However, you can limit the carbs to only one or two grams by holding the bun. Opt for a side of slaw instead of the fries.
What to order: the avocado bacon burger with no bun and slaw instead of fries.
Buffalo Bleu Burger
The buffalo Bleu burger contains two beef patties, Bleu cheese crumbles, medium buffalo sauce, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, and Bleu cheese dressing on a bun, served with fries.
It contains 850 calories, 57g fat, 39g carbs (36g net carbs), 3g of fiber, and 46g protein.
You can reduce the net carbs to only a few grams by holding the bun, sauce and dressing. Ask for a side of slaw instead of the fries as this only contains 3 grams of net carbs.
What to order: the buffalo Bleu burger with no sauce or dressing and a side of slaw instead of fries.
Southwest Philly Cheesesteak
The Southwest Philly cheesesteak contains shaved sirloin steak, desert heat seasoning, hatch queso and house-made pico de gallo on a bun. It’s served with fries.
It has 720 calories, 36 grams of fat, 49 grams of carbs (46 grams net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 49 grams of protein.
You can reduce the carbs by holding the hatch queso and bun. Have some parmesan garlic sauce instead. Ask for a side of slaw instead of the fries.
What to order: the Southwest Philly cheesesteak without the bun and a side of slaw instead of fries.
Smoked Brisket Burger
The smoked brisket burger contains smoked pulled brisket, grilled onions, smoky abodo, honey BBQ sauce, slaw, and pickles on a bun, served with fries.
It contains 720 calories, 36g fat, 49g carbs (46g net carbs), 3g fiber, and 49g protein.
By holding the bun, smoky abodo, and BBQ sauce, you should be able to reduce the carbs to only a few grams. Also, ask for slaw instead of fries.
What to order: the smoked brisket sandwich without the BBQ sauce (try buffalo bleu cheese dressing!), sun, and smoky adobo with a side of slaw instead of fries
Keto at Buffalo Wild is possible! You can eat low-carb at Buffalo Wild Wings by asking for the traditional wings instead of the boneless wings. Order these plain with a low-carb dipping sauce, such as ranch or buffalo bleu cheese dressing.
You can also order the naked chicken tenders (0g sugar or carbs) or a salad with a low-carb dressing, such as ranch or blue cheese dressing.
Buffalo Wild Wings makes several cheeseburgers that you can order without the bun and any sauce that comes on it. Go with slaw instead of fries as your side dish. For your beverage choice, stick with water or unsweetened iced tea.
Don’t forget to check out our list of keto-friendly takeaways and eating out places on our website for more guidance.
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