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Top 10 Low Carb Options at Buffalo Wild Wings For Keto Diet

Buffalo Wild Wings specializes in wings, beer, and sports. It’s where most people go to watch the big game, but it’s not always easy to find a low-carb meal here. 

You can eat low-carb at Buffalo Wild Wings by sticking with the traditional wings with no sauce and staying away from the boneless wings, which appear to be breaded. 


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You can also order a salad with low-carb dressing or a burger without the bun or sauce.

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Here are the lowest carb options you can order at Buffalo Wild Wings in order from lowest carbs to highest, based on the website’s nutrition information. 

Traditional Wings

A six-count order of the traditional wings without any sauce or seasoning contains 430 calories, 24 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and 53 grams of protein.

We recommend that you order these 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: 

  • Medium 
  • Original buffalo sauce
  • Mild

Dry seasonings that contain 1 gram of carbs: 

  • Buffalo 
  • Chipotle BBQ
  • Desert heat 
  • Lemon pepper 
  • Salt and vinegar 

Choose Bleu cheese or ranch dressing as your dipping sauce, which contains 2 grams of 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, the naked chicken tenders are not breaded. This helps keep the carbs down. 

A five-count serving contains 260 calories, 2 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and 61 grams of protein. You could even order two if you’re really hungry!

Don’t blow it on a sugary dipping sauce. Stick with ranch or Bleu cheese dressing.

What to order: a five-piece order of the naked chicken tenders with ranch or Bleu cheese dressing. 

Chicken Caesar Salad

The chicken Caesar salad comes with grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, croutons, and Parmesan cheese.

It contains 520 calories, 33 grams of fat, 24 grams of carbs (20 grams of carbs), 4 grams of fiber, and 31 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs by asking for no croutons.

What to order: the chicken Caesar salad minus the croutons.

Garden Chicken Salad

The garden chicken salad comes with grilled or crispy chicken, house greens, tomatoes, cucumber, red pepper, croutons, and Parmesan cheese with a white wine vinaigrette dressing. 

If you get it with the grilled chicken, it will contain 510 calories, 29 grams of fat, 30 grams of carbs (25 grams of net carbs), 5 grams of fiber, and 30 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs by holding the croutons and choosing a low-carb dressing, such as ranch or Bleu cheese. Hold any breadsticks that come with the salad.

What to order: the garden chicken salad with grilled chicken and ranch or Bleu cheese dressing. Hold the breadstick.

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, 53 grams of fat, 38 grams of carbs (35 grams of net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 48 grams of protein.

You can make it low-carb by holding the bun and asking for slaw (3 grams of 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, 47 grams of fat, 41 grams of carbs (36 grams net carbs), 5 grams of fiber, and 43 grams of 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 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, 83 grams of fat, 41 grams of carbs (36 grams net carbs), 5 grams of fiber, and 62 grams of 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, 57 grams of carbs, 39 grams of carbs (36 grams net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 46 grams of 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. 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 Sandwich

The smoked brisket sandwich contains smoked pulled brisket, grilled onions, smoky abodo, honey BBQ sauce, slaw, and pickles on a bun, served with fries. 

It contains 720 calories, 36 grams of fat, 49 grams of carbs (46 grams of net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 49 grams of 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, sun, and smoky adobo with a side of slaw instead of fries


Conclusion

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 Bleu cheese dressing.

You can also order the naked chicken tenders (0 grams of carbs) or a salad with a low-carb dressing, such as ranch. 

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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Top 10 Low Carb Options at Buffalo Wild Wings For Keto Diet

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