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Top 57 Keto Restaurants With Lowest Carb Dishes You Can Order

Have you ever asked yourself “what are the best keto friendly restaurants near me?”

Let’s be honest, eating out on the keto diet can be a challenge. There are sugars, refined carbs, and preservatives lurking everywhere, even in “healthy” dishes.

It’s always best to prepare your meals at home if you’re trying to eat low-carb, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go out every once and awhile!

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If you’re planning a meal out and unsure where to eat, we’ve got you covered. Here are the top keto fast food, fast casual, casual dining, and family style restaurants with the lowest carb dishes to enjoy on your low-carb diet.

Outback Steakhouse

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You can order steaks of different sizes at Outback Steakhouse. Be sure to get one that is not covered in sauce and comes with a low-carb side dish. 

What to order: 6-ounce Outback center-cut sirloin with grilled asparagus (made with olive oil and no seasoning). This dish contains 235 calories, 7 grams of fat, 4 grams of carbs (2 grams net carbs), 2 grams of fiber, and 40 grams of protein. 

Red Robin

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Red Robin has handcrafted burgers that you can get with a lettuce bun, which is known as a “wedgie style.”

This burger contains 930 calories, 58 grams of fat, 51 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber, and 51 grams of protein. However, you can reduce the final net carbs to 1 or 2 grams by omitting the bun and any sauce (aside from the guacamole) that comes on it.

What to order: a “wedgie style” guacamole bacon burger, which comes with housemade guacamole, hardwood smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, red onions, lettuce, tomato, and mayo.

Bd’s Mongolian Grill

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BD’s Mongolian Grill is a buffet-style restaurant that allows you to pick your own stir-fry. They will cook it on the spot.

Choose from the following buffet items:

  • Beef or chicken (0 grams carbs)
  • Bok choy (0 grams carbs)
  • Cabbage (1 gram carbs)
  • Onions (1 gram carbs)
  • Cauliflower or broccoli (1 gram carbs)
  • Cheddar cheese (1 gram carbs)
  • Mustard (0 grams carbs)
  • Spicy buffalo sauce (0 grams carbs)
  • Oil (0 grams carbs)
  • Garlic (0 grams carbs)

What to order: fill your bowl with chicken or beef, cabbage, garlic, and oil and vinegar and watch them make it in front of you. 

Olive Garden

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Olive Garden specializes in bread and pasta. However, the herb-grilled salmon comes with a grilled salmon filet topped with garlic herb butter served with a side of parmesan garlic broccoli. 

It contains 460 calories, 29 grams of fat, 9 grams of carbs (4 grams net carbs), 5 grams of fiber, and 45 grams of protein. 

What to order: the herb-grilled salmon and hold any breadsticks or soup that comes with the dish. 

Applebee’s

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Applebee’s has a grilled chicken breast dish that comes with two chicken breasts. It comes with your choice of two sides. 

If you get it with a side of steamed broccoli, then it will contain 290 calories, 11 grams of fat, 6 grams of carbs (4 grams net carbs), 2 grams of fiber, and 43 grams of protein.

What to order: the grilled chicken entree with steamed broccoli. If you add a side salad with lemon olive oil dressing, then it will contain 14 grams of net carbs. 

Buffalo Wild Wings

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The selection of wings at Buffalo Wild Wings might be overwhelming, but stick with the naked tenders. They are grilled and not breaded.

Five tenders contain 260 calories, 2 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and 61 grams of protein. 

Eat them as is or dip in mustard, which does not add carbs to the meal. 

Dipping them in the ranch contributes 2 grams of carbs.

What to order: 5 piece order of naked tenders with mustard.

Chili’s

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Chili’s offers a 6-ounce sirloin steak with grilled avocado, a spicy citrus-chili sauce, and roasted asparagus.

It contains 330 calories, 16 grams of fat, 13 grams carbs (7 grams net carbs), 6 grams of fiber, and 38 grams of protein.

You could further reduce the carbs by asking to hold the spicy citrus-chili sauce. 

What to order: the 6-ounce sirloin steak with grilled avocado from the guiltless grill section of the menu. Hold the sauce. 

Red Lobster

Red Lobster has a variety of fish, chicken, and steak dishes. 

Go with the wild-caught oven-broiled whitefish dinner with fresh seasonal asparagus and a garden salad with oil and vinegar dressing.

This will contain around 600 calories, 23 grams of fat, 15 grams of carbs (11 grams net carbs), 4 grams of fiber, and 77 grams of protein.

What to order: the oven-broiled wild-caught whitefish lunch or dinner with asparagus and a garden salad if you wish. Stick with ranch or oil and vinegar dressing and hold any croutons that come on the salad.

Carrabba’s Italian Grille

Carrabba’s is an Italian restaurant. Avoid the pasta and bread dishes and go with the Tuscan-grilled chicken. It’s wood-grilled and seasoned with olive oil and herbs. 

This dish comes with your choice of soup or salad and a side. Go with a house salad with oil and vinegar and a side of steamed asparagus.

It will contain around 575 calories, 30 grams of fat, <17 grams of carbs (<10 grams net carbs), 7 grams of fiber, and 57 grams of protein. 

What to order: ask for the wood-grilled chicken with steamed asparagus and a house salad (no croutons) with olive oil and vinegar dressing. 

Steak N’ Shake

Steak N’ Shake is a chain restaurant that is known for its steakburgers and milkshakes. 

Order a butter steakburger without the bun. It comes with two beef patties, American cheese, grilled onions, and farm-fresh butter melted on top. 

This sandwich contains 870 calories, 65 grams of fat, 34 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 28 grams of protein. However, you can reduce the carbs to 1 or 2 grams by holding the bun.

What to order: ask for a butter steakburger minus the bun. Hold the fries or onion rings that come with it. 

Cracker Barrel

You’ll want to avoid the comfort food dishes at Cracker Barrel and opt for something lighter instead. Choose from their breakfast menu, which is served all day. 

The double meat breakfast comes with three eggs, grits, bacon, and smoked sausage patties. It has 750 calories, 52 grams of fat, 21 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 49 grams of protein.

However, you can reduce the carbs almost entirely by asking for no grits.

What to order: the double meat breakfast without the grits. Hold the side of biscuits. 

The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory has an extensive menu that can seem overwhelming, but they are good at accommodating any special requests. 

We recommend going with the grilled pork chops. Normally, these come with a housemade apple sauce, mashed potatoes, and a veggie. 

Ask for no sauce or mashed potatoes and get grilled asparagus instead. Your dish will have around 4 grams net carbs.

What to order: grilled pork chops with no apple sauce or mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus as your side. 

Wingstop

Avoid the breaded wings at Wingstop and go with the plain jumbo wings instead. These have 1 gram of carb per two wings.

Opt for celery sticks as your side dish and eat them plain or dip them in ranch. 

What to order: 6 piece of plain jumbo wings with celery sticks and ranch dipping sauce.

Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining steakhouse that offers a variety of steak and ribs.

Go with the road kill, which is a chop steak covered in sauteed mushrooms and onions and jack cheese. It comes with your choice of two sides. 

To keep your net carbs below 10 grams, go with a small Caesar salad (no croutons) and green beans. 

What to order: a road kill entree with a side Caesar salad (no croutons) and green beans. 

Golden Corral

Golden Corral is a buffet-style restaurant with readymade food trays. You can keep it low-carb here by loading up on non-breaded meat with no sauce and low-carb veggies.

Here are some good choices that contain 0 grams carbs:

  • Barbacoa 
  • Chuck tips 
  • Roast beef 
  • Sirloin tips
  • Smoked brisket
  • Bacon
  • Carved turkey
  • Buffalo wings
  • Roasted chicken

Here are some low-carb side dishes to consider:

  • Sauteed onions and peppers (2 grams carbs)
  • Steamed asparagus (1 gram carbs)
  • Steamed broccoli (3 grams carbs)
  • Brussels sprouts (1 gram carbs)
  • Cabbage (2 grams carbs)
  • Sauteed spinach (1 gram carbs)
  • Sauteed zucchini (2 grams carbs)

What to order: fill your plate with grilled meat (make sure it’s not breaded) and low-carb veggies.

Denny’s

Denny’s is a diner that is open 24 hours a day. They serve breakfast anytime.

We suggest building your own three-egg omelette with bacon, American cheese, spinach, and tomatoes. Top it with sliced avocado. 

This will contain 240 calories, 19 grams of fat, 6 grams of carbs (3 grams net carbs), 3 grams of fiber and 12 grams of protein.

What to order: make your own three-egg omelette with bacon, American cheese, tomatoes, spinach, and avocado. Hold the toast and hash browns. 

Bar Louie

Bar Louie is a popular hotspot for the night crowd, but they also offer an impressive menu. 

Go with a California chicken club sandwich, which comes with chicken breast, bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, pepper jack cheese, and smoked onion ranch on sourdough bread.

It contains 1,000 calories, 53 grams of fat, 65 grams of carbs, 8 grams of fiber, and 62 grams of protein. However, you can eliminate most of the carbs by holding the bread and ranch.

What to order: a California chicken club sandwich minus the bread and sauce. Hold the fries and tots. 

Maggiano’s Little Italy

This upscale Italian-American restaurant hosts private events and serves classic Italian food

Go with the grilled salmon lemon and herb with a white wine butter sauce and spinach. 

It has 800 calories, 66 grams of fat, 9 grams of carbs (6 grams net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 47 grams of protein. 

The cold water lobster tails are also a good choice as they have 2 grams net carbs per serving. However, they do not appear to be offered at all locations. 

What to order: the grilled salmon lemon and herb. Hold any bread or soup that comes with it.

Sonic

Sonic is a drive-in restaurant that’s fun to order from.

Keep it low-carb by ordering a SuperSonic bacon double cheeseburger with two beef patties, two slices of American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, mayo, and bacon.

It contains 1030 calories, 65 grams of fat, 54 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, and 58 grams of protein. However, you will reduce almost all of the carbs by asking for no bun.

What to order: a SuperSONIC® Bacon Double Cheeseburger without the bun. Hold the fries and onion rings, too. 

Bahama Breeze

Bahama Breeze is a Caribbean-inspired restaurant. 

Stick with the fresh catch grilled salmon with a side of green beans. It will contain 490 calories, 30 grams of fat, 8 gram of carbs (5 grams of net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 43 grams of protein. 

What to order: the grilled salmon from the fresh catch section of the menu. Get this with green beans only and hold the mashed potatoes. Ask to have your salmon prepared classic with lemon butter instead of Chimichurri. 

Logan’s Roadhouse

Logan’s Roadhouse is a casual dining steakhouse. Your menu may vary by state, especially if you live in California or the Carolinas. 

You can get a mesquite wood-grilled steak 6-ounce filet for 290 calories, 20 grams of fat, 1 gram of carbs, and 41 grams of protein.

This comes with your choice of two sides. Go with steamed broccoli, and it will add 3 grams of net carbs per serving. 

What to order: a 6-ounce wood-grilled sirloin steak with no sauce (aside from garlic butter) and steamed broccoli. 

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Tropical Smoothie Cafe primarily sells smoothies, but you can grab a sandwich or wrap here, too. 

Keep it low-carb by ordering a Cali chicken club with grilled chicken, bacon, avocado, tomatoes, Romaine lettuce, Mozzarella cheese, and basil garlic mayo. 

It contains 570 calories, 29 grams of fat, 47 grams of carbs, 6 grams of fiber, and 30 grams of protein. However, you can eliminate almost all of the carbs by ordering it without the flatbread. 

What to order: ask for a Cali chicken club flatbread minus the flatbread. Hold all sides. 

Rusty Bucket

Rusty Bucket is a casual dining tavern. They serve just about everything here, including pizza, steak, burgers, and salads.

If you’re really hungry, we recommend Joe’s regular wings. A one-pound serving contains 1270 calories, 76 grams of fat, 3 grams of carbs, and 139 grams of protein. Dip these in ranch to keep it low-carb.

What to order: a pound of Joe’s regular wings and cilantro ranch dipping sauce.

BurgerFi

BurgerFi specializes in gourmet burgers. You can turn any burger “green style” and it will come wrapped in a lettuce bun.

Go with the green style BurgerFi bacon cheeseburger. It contains 840 calories, 48 grams of fat, 43 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 55 grams of protein. However, you can eliminate almost all carbs by holding the bun.

What to order: a green style BurgerFi bacon cheeseburger. Hold the fries and onion rings. 

Black Angus Steakhouse

This steakhouse specializes in delicious varieties of butter and steak toppers.

Go with a tri-tip 8-ounce steak, which contains 450 calories, 27 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and 48 grams of protein. Try the bacon and bleu butter for 0 grams of carbs.

If you get two choices of sides, then go with grilled asparagus (2 grams net carbs) or a wedge salad (4 grams net carbs).

What to order: an 8-ounce tri-tip steak with bacon and blue toppers and grilled asparagus or a wedge salad. 

Yard House

Yard House states that they have the world’s largest selection of draft beer.

Stay away from that, and order the grilled Koren beef street tacos. You can order them wrapped in lettuce instead of a flour or corn shell.

With the flour tortilla, they contain 280 calories, 16 grams of fat, 24 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 6 grams of fat. 

However, if you get them as a lettuce wrap, it will reduce the carbs to only a few grams.

What to order: lettuce-wrapped grilled Korean beef street tacos. Ask to hold the pinto beans and spicy rice. 

Dickey’s Barbeque Pit

Stay away from sugary sauces and starchy side dishes at Dickey’s.

Go with a one meat plate. It comes with your choice of meat and two sides. The beef brisket appears to be the lowest in carbs. 

A one-pound serving contains 1,149 calories, 86 grams of fat, 2 grams of carbs and 84 grams of protein. However, you probably won’t get a pound of meat with a one meat plate order. 

For your sides, go with green beans (4 grams net carbs per 4-ounce serving), a Caesar salad (5 grams net carbs), or creamed spinach (5 grams net carbs).

What to order: a one meat plate with beef brisket, creamed spinach, and green beans. Hold the biscuit. 

Grandy’s

Grandy’s is a southern-style restaurant that specializes in comfort food.

Go with a ¼ roast chicken (dark meat). It contains 520 calories, 37 grams of fat, 1 gram of carbs, and 42 grams of protein.

It comes with your choice of two sides. Stick with an order of small green beans (2 grams carbs).

What to order: a ¼ roast chicken with dark meat and green beans. Hold the biscuit.

California Pizza Kitchen

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California Pizza Kitchen offers more than just pizza. Go with a half serving of the California Cobb salad. It comes with bacon, avocado, chicken, tomatoes, egg, basil, and Gorgonzola cheese with homemade ranch dressing.

A half-size contains 480 calories, 37 grams of carbs, 11 grams of carbs (6 grams net carbs), 5 grams of fiber, and 26 grams of protein. 

A full-size serving contains 950 calories and 12 grams net carbs. You can reduce the carbs by asking for olive oil and vinegar instead of ranch. 

What to order: a half size California Cobb salad. Hold any bread that comes with the salad.

Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill specializes in seafood. Although their fish selection might vary on any fish day (based on what’s available), we recommend the grilled Chilean sea bass. 

A regular size piece contains 640 calories, 53 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and 41 grams of protein.

Order it with a side of sauteed spinach (3 grams net carbs) or green beans (1 gram net carbs).

What to order: the wood-grilled Chilean sea bass with sauteed spinach or green beans. Ask to have it topped with butter instead of mango salsa.

Joe’s Crab Shack

Joe’s Crab Shack is a seafood restaurant. They don’t list their nutritional information on their website.

However, you can keep your net carbs below 10 grams by opting for the lobster tails cooked in butter with steamed vegetables. 

If given a choice, go with steamed broccoli because vegetable medleys usually contain starchy veggies that might not be keto-friendly. 

What to order: the lobster tails (with butter for dipping sauce) and steamed vegetables. Hold the rice and any biscuits that come with the dish. 

Olga’s

Olga’s has sandwiches that you can get without the bread. The sandwiches are served open-faced in a pita-style bread, so you can easily eat the insides only.

Go with an oven-roasted turkey Olga. It contains 640 calories, 31 grams of fat, 57 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, and 33 grams of protein. 

However, you will reduce almost all of these carbs by not eating the bread. You can also ask to hold the house-made garlic aioli if you wish. 

What to order: an oven-roasted turkey Olga without the bread. Get this with a side salad with olive oil and vinegar dressing instead of fries.

Jersey Mike’s

Jersey Mike’s is a sub shop that offers hot and cold sandwiches. You can turn any sub into a salad to omit the bread. 

We recommend the club supreme with roast beef, turkey, Swiss cheese, bacon and mayo. You can get it with “the juice,” which is a blend of red wine vinegar and olive oil.

This will contain around 840 calories, 69.56 grams of fat, 9.87 grams of carbs (7.59 grams net carbs), 2.28 grams of fiber, and 45.16 grams of protein. 

What to get: the club supreme salad. Use red wine vinegar and olive oil as dressing. Hold all sides. 

O’Charley’s

O’Charley’s serves American-style bar food. We recommend the filet mignon with butter sauce, which contains 580 calories, 47 grams of fat, 1 gram of carbs, and 38 grams of protein. 

It comes with your choice of two sides. Go with a double order of grilled asparagus, which contains 1 gram of net carbs per serving. 

What to order: the filet mignon with butter sauce and a double order of grilled asparagus.

P.F. Chang’s

P.F. Changs offers American-style Asian cuisine and Chinese food. However, many of their dishes are loaded with carbs.

We recommend the Kung Pao Chicken steamed. It contains 720 calories, 39 grams of fat, 30 grams of carbs (22 grams net carbs), 8 grams of fiber, and 687 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs by asking for no sauce. 

What to order: the Kung Pao chicken steamed with no Spicy Sichuan chili sauce. Hold the white or brown rice that comes with the dish.

Related: How to Order Keto-friendly Dishes at Japanese Restaurants

TGI Fridays

TGI Friday’s offers casual dining food. You can get any burger “green style,” which means it will come in a lettuce wrap instead of a bun.

Go with a green-style cheeseburger. It contains 550 calories, 42 grams of fat, 11 grams of carbs (9 grams net carbs), 2 grams of fiber, and 33 grams of protein.

What to order: a green-style cheeseburger with no fries. Opt for a side salad with ranch or oil and vinegar dressing. 

Uno Pizzeria and Grill

Uno is a Chicago-based pizzeria, but they also serve grill food. 

Go with a 10-ounce sirloin, which contains 560 calories, 37 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and 52 grams of protein.

It comes with your choice of two sides. Choose the roasted seasonal vegetables with 6 grams of net carbs and a gluten-sensitive garden starter salad with 4 grams net carbs. Caesar and ranch dressing are safe choices as they contain 1 gram of carbs each.

What to order:  the 10-ounce sirloin steak with roasted seasonal vegetables and a gluten-sensitive starter salad with ranch or Caesar dressing.

BJ’S Restaurant and Brewhouse

BJ’s is a brewhouse, but they also have an extensive menu.

Try the enlightened blackened chicken with zucchini noodles. It contains blackened chicken, mushrooms, red onions, fire-roasted red peppers, alfredo sauce, green onions, marinara sauce, zucchini noodles, and parmesan cheese.  

This dish contains 710 calories, 40 grams of fat, 32 grams of carbs (27 grams net carbs), 5 grams of fiber, and 51 grams of protein.

You can reduce your carbs by holding the sauces and some of the veggies.

What to order: the enlightened blackened chicken with zucchini noodles. Hold the sauce and some of the veggies to reduce the carbs if needed.

The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille is a fine-dining steak restaurant.

If you’re feeling particularly hungry, then try the 32-ounce dry-aged porterhouse steak or share with a friend.  

It contains 1,280 calories, 81 grams of fat, 6 grams of carbs, and 133 grams of protein. 

If given the choice, go with steamed broccoli or steamed asparagus as your side dishes. A house salad with olive and vinegar or side Caesar salad would also be a good choice.

What to order: the 32-ounce dry-aged porterhouse steak with steamed broccoli, grilled asparagus, or a side Caesar salad (minus the croutons). 

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

Cheddar’s is a casual dining restaurant that serves American classics. 

Watch out for breaded food and go with the 8-ounce top sirloin steak instead. It has 330 calories, 23 grams of fat, <1 gram of carbs, and 30 grams of protein.

Most steaks come with your choice of two sides. Go with steamed broccoli (3 grams net carbs) and a side Caesar salad without croutons.

What to order: the 8-ounce top sirloin steak minus the bed of onion straws with steamed broccoli and a side Caesar salad without the croutons. 

Seasons 52

Seasons 52 is a wine bar and grill.

They have a naked cheddar burger that comes with grass-fed beef, aged cheddar fondue, organic greens, and white balsamic vinaigrette. 

It contains 500 calories, 31 grams of fat, 7 grams of carbs (6 grams net carbs), 1 gram of fiber, and 45 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs by asking to hold the white balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

What to order: the naked cheddar burger. Hold any fries or onion rings that come with the burger. 

Longhorn Steakhouse

Longhorn is a steakhouse with traditional American dishes.

We recommend the 18-ounce flame-grilled T-bone steak. It has 1,130 calories, 62 grams of fat, 1 gram of carbs, and 123 grams of protein.

It comes with your choice of sides. Go with steamed broccoli (3 grams net carbs) and a side Caesar salad with no croutons (12 grams carbs- but you can omit carbs by holding croutons).

What to order: an 18-ounce flame-grilled T-bone steak with steamed broccoli and a side Caesar salad without croutons.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Romano’s is an Italian-American restaurant. 

Stay away from the pasta dishes and order the braised lamb shank. You will need to hold the marsala demi-glace and buttermilk mashed potatoes.

This dish contains 1,390 calories, 101 grams of fat, 29 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 78 grams of protein.

However, you can reduce the net carbs to around 5 grams by holding the marsala demi-glace and asking for grilled asparagus instead of mashed potatoes.

What to order: the braised lamb shank without the marsala sauce and sub grilled asparagus instead of mashed potatoes. If given the choice of soup or salad, then go with a house salad with oil and vinegar and hold any croutons. 

On The Border

On The Border serves Tex-Mex food.

We recommend going with the grilled chicken fajitas without the flour tortillas, beans, or rice. 

Instead, load up on low-carb fajita veggies (such as onions and peppers), guacamole or avocado, and cheese or sour cream.

This meal contains 370 calories, 15 grams of fat, 12 grams of carbs (11 grams net carbs), 1 gram of fiber, and 48 grams of protein.

What to order: the grilled chicken fajitas minus the flour tortillas, beans and rice. Ask for extra fajita veggies, guacamole, avocado, cheese or sour cream.

Qdoba

Qdoba is a chain restaurant that serves Mexican-style food. You can create your own burrito or salad bowl using low-carb ingredients.

Fill your bowl with the following ingredients:

  • Smoked bacon (0 grams carbs per 0.3-ounce serving)
  • Shredded cheese (1 gram carbs per 1.5-ounce serving)
  • Grilled, marinated chicken (2 grams carbs per 3.5-ounce serving)
  • Steak (4 grams carbs per 3.5-ounce serving)
  • Fajita vegetables (3 grams net carbs per 2-ounce serving)
  • Guacamole (4 grams net carbs per 3-ounce serving)
  • Sour cream (2 grams carbs per 2-ounce serving)

What to order: a salad or burrito bowl with chicken or steak, fajita vegetables, cheese, guacamole or sour cream. Hold the tortillas, rice, and beans. 

Ruby Tuesday

Ruby Tuesday offers a little bit of everything, including tacos, steak, and salads. They also have a soup and salad bar. 

We recommend the grilled chicken Caesar salad. It has 857 calories, 53 grams of fat, 33 grams of carbs, 5 grams of fiber, and 52 grams of protein.

However, you can eliminate 277 calories and 22 grams of carbs by asking for no croutons. 

This would bring your maco totals to 580 calories, 35 grams of fat, 10 grams of carbs (6 grams net carbs), 4 grams of net carbs, and 47 grams of protein.

What to order: the grilled chicken Caesar salad minus the croutons. Hold any bread that comes with the salad.

Eastside Marios

Eastside Marios is an Italian-American casual dining restaurant. Most dishes are served with an endless salad bowl.

The menu appears to vary by area, but you should be able to order a grilled salmon filet here. It contains 310 calories, 19 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbs, and 34 grams of protein. 

You could enjoy this with unlimited salad, which contains 180 calories, 15 grams of fat, 10 grams of carbs (8 grams net carbs), 2 grams of fiber, and 2 grams of protein per serving.

What to order: the unlimited bowl of salad and a grilled salmon filet on the side. For your dressing, choose ranch or oil and vinegar. Hold any croutons that come on the salad. 

Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers is a burger joint owned by the Wahlberg brothers.

We recommend the double-decker. It comes with a ⅓ pound burger, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, pickles and housemade signature sauce. 

The sandwich contains 518 calories, 37 grams of fat, 11 grams of carbs (8 grams net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 37 grams of protein.

This information appears to be for the sandwich without the bun, but always ask for no bun just in case. You can further reduce the carbs by holding the sauce.

What to order: a double-decker hamburger without the bun or sauce. Opt for a side salad with ranch or oil and vinegar instead of fries or onion rings. 

Max and Erma’s

Max and Erma’s is a casual dining restaurant located mostly in the midwest.

Try the Laredo steak, which comes with cactus butter, steamed broccoli, a baked potato, a house salad, and a garlic breadstick.

As is, the meal contains 1,340 calories, 70 grams of fat, 121 grams of carbs, 12 grams of fiber, and 62 grams of protein.

You will need to order it without the baked potato or garlic breadstick. Use ranch or oil and vinegar for your house salad.

What to order: the Laredo steak without the baked potato or breadstick. Ask for ranch or oil and vinegar for your side salad and hold the croutons if they come on your salad.

Five Guys

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Five Guys is a casual dining restaurant that serves burgers, hot dogs, and fries. 

You can get a bacon cheeseburger without the bun. It will contain two beef patties, two bacon slices, and two slices of American cheese.

Without the bun, this sandwich contains 720 calories, 53 grams of fat, <2 grams of carbs, and 52 grams of protein. 

What to order: a bacon cheeseburger minus the bun. Hold the fries.

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot is a fondue restaurant. We recommend going with a create-your-own entree, which comes with your choice of three or four items. 

There are four different ways you can have your entrees prepared: Bourguignonne

(European style), Mojo (Caribbean-style), Coq au Vin or Court Bouillon. 

Go with Court Bouillon as it uses vegetable broth. 

We recommend choosing from the following options, which likely contain anywhere from 0 to 2 grams of net carbs: 

  • All-natural chicken breast
  • Premium or Cajun filet mignon
  • Cajun chicken 
  • Garlic pepper sirloin 
  • Shrimp
  • Cold-water lobster tail

What to order: create-your-own-entree with chicken, steak, or lobster Court Bouillon style. Hold any bread that comes with your dish. 

IHOP

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IHOP stands for International House of Pancakes. They serve mostly breakfast items, so we recommend that you build your own omelette. 

If you get one with American cheese, bacon, and avocado, it will contain 680 calories, 53 grams of fat, 13 grams of carbs (9 grams net carbs), 4 grams of fiber, and 39 grams of protein. 

What to order: a build-your-own omelette with bacon, avocado, and American cheese. Hold all side dishes, including the pancakes, hash browns, and toast. 

J. Alexander’s

J. Alexander’s is a contemporary restaurant that serves wood-fired dishes. The nutrition information is not listed on the website. 

However, you can keep it low-carb here by ordering the rotisserie chicken. It comes with smashed potatoes, but you will want to opt for broccoli instead. 

What to order: the rotisserie chicken with broccoli instead of potatoes. This dish does not appear to come with your choice of soup or salad, but if it does, opt for a Caesar salad minus the croutons.

Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons is a convenient way to grab your coffee to go. They also serve breakfast sandwiches and grilled wraps that you can get minus the bun.

Try the bacon breakfast sandwich with eggs, cheese and bacon. It has 420 calories, 23 grams of fat, 33 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 19 grams of protein.

However, you can get this meal down to one or two grams of carbs by tossing the bread.

What to order: a bacon breakfast sandwich minus the bun. Enjoy with a black coffee or coffee with cream. 

White Castle

White Castle is a hamburger chain restaurant. They are well-known for their sliders. 

An original slider contains 140 calories, 7 grams of fat, 16 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 6 grams of protein.

You can reduce the carbs to one or two grams by tossing the bun. Most people order a few of these as they are small!

What to order: two or three original sliders without the buns. Hold the fries and all sides.

Bob Evans

Bob Evans serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but most people come here for breakfast!

You can get the farmer’s choice double meat breakfast with fresh eggs, 3 sausage links, and smoked bacon for 580 calories, 46 grams of fat, <2 grams of carbs, and 35 grams of protein. 

What to order: a farmer’s choice double meat breakfast with over-medium eggs, sausage links, and bacon. Hold all sides, including the toast and hashbrowns. 

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe is a restaurant dedicated to rock and roll memorabilia. They serve traditional American-style cuisine, including steakburgers, salads, and sandwiches.

Try the classic club sandwich. It comes with an 8-ounce piece of grilled chicken, bacon, tomatoes, lettuce, and mayonnaise on sourdough bread. 

You will need to hold the bread and fries. This will reduce the net carbs to fewer than 6 grams or so. 

What to order: the classic club sandwich minus the bun with no fries. 


What Are The Best Low Carb Restaurants Near Me?

Depending on where you live, there might be many local restaurants near you that offer low-carb dishes on their menu.

We have put together a list of places to eat out for every popular city, feel free to explore them below:

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More Restaurants in The United States


Conclusion

If you’re new to the keto diet, then you might want to eat at home until you get used to it. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy an occasional meal out!

There are plenty of keto restaurants available where you can order a low-carb dish, even if you have to customize it. There are many places that offer takeaways and meal delivery services too.

Try a steak with steamed broccoli, a burger without the bun and sauce, or a salad made with olive oil and vinegar dressing.

Breakfast is a good time to eat out because you can always find eggs and bacon! Be sure to hold all starchy sides, such as toast, fries, onion rings, and breadsticks.

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