Want to know about the Keto options at Buffalo Wild wings that are actually low carb and Keto friendly in under 5 minutes?
Here’s exactly how to do it.
Finding low carb restaurants is always painful. Trust me, I’ve been there and I know what it feels like.
Here is the step by step guide on How to eat keto at Buffalo Wild Wings without spoiling your keto diet or low carb diet.
What is Buffalo wild wings?
Buffalo Wild Wings is an international wing series restaurant first began on campus at Ohio State University supposed that colleges full of hungry people and today has over 1,200 locations in the USA as well as globally.
Buffalo Wild Wings serves an assortment of foods that mainly target the sports niche crowd that sells more than a billion wings annually! That's a whole lot of chickens. Don't you think?
Buffalo Wild Wings on the Keto diet is Wonderful.
Is Buffalo Wild Wings Low Carb or Keto Friendly?
✅ Yes, Let me tell you a secret each wing has 0 net carbs, ~6g fat, and ~5g protein.
So it is the sauces and seasoning that you have to take care, make sure they should have low carbs.
ProTip - Take low carb sauces & seasoning is key to Keto-friendly diet at Buffalo wild wings.
Keto buffalo wild wings: What to Order ?
Let's start with Buffalo Wild Wings' famous wings first.
Affectionately known as "B-Dubs," it's a safe zone to go to town on some chicken wings without experience.
Ordering keto at buffalo wild wings
To eat keto, you have to stick with the traditional wings. Traditional wings have 0g carbs for snack size, 20g fat, and 44g protein.
Wings To Stay away at Buffalo Wild Wings-
Stay away from boneless wings as they are too breaded and high in carbs, a snack-size contains 60g of carbs, which is a crazy amount for someone on keto.
All the values in this blog are from Buffalo Wild Wings official website nutrient guide.
The traditional wings are the best option as it is naturally low carb since they don't have any breading on them.
You need to make sure you order the low carb sauces they offer. You'll want to avoid anything with 'sweet' in its name, but you've still got lots of choices.
Okay, so order traditional wings to be in Keto at Buffalo Wild Wings!
What I prefer, I get traditional wings with a dry rub and bleu cheese or with BBQ chipotle dry rub.
P.S - They use the grill seasoning which contains gluten in it.
What to Order - Keto Buffalo Wild Wings:
✅ - Traditional Wings + Parmesan Garlic Sauce = ~539 calories/2 net carbs for 6 wings
✅ - Traditional Wings + Hot Sauce = ~479 calories/1.5 net carbs for 6 wings.
- Traditional wings with a dry rub and bleu cheese or with BBQ chipotle dry rub.
- Traditional parmesan garlic Thai curry salt and vinegar.
What Size of Wings to Order ?
Try until you are full. Below are the list of all size of wings and the nutrients they contain.
The list will help you to save time when trying to figure out how many carbs are in each item, which you can easily access just by scrolling down the page.
- TRADITIONAL WINGS (Snack Size)
- TRADITIONAL WINGS (Snack Size with Dry Seasonings)
- TRADITIONAL WINGS (Small Size)
- TRADITIONAL WINGS (Small Size with Dry Seasonings)
- TRADITIONAL WINGS (Medium Size)
- TRADITIONAL WINGS (Medium Size with Dry Seasonings)
- TRADITIONAL WINGS (Large Size)
Best Wing Sauces for the Ketogenic Diet at BWW.
Let’s come to the next B-Dubs list item Sauces; Sauces are that food item that can make any dish delicious and tangy. My preference at B-Dubs is the medium sauce, Not that spicy but tastes fantastic.
✅ Salt and Vinegar seasoning is no brainer,They contain little extra sodium but that's okay.
Below is the list of keto-friendly options sauces, dressings, and dips in increasing order of the carbohydrate they contain. That might help you decide which one suits and won’t affect your keto diet.
Carbs ( gram)
Carbs ( gram)
Salt and Vinegar
Buffalo (Dry Rub)
Chipotle BBQ (Dry Rub)
Carbs ( gram)
Other than the above keto friendly options, you might even add a few veggies as a combo:
Celery sticks that have 1g of carbohydrates,
Carrots & Celery combo have 3g carbs or
Carrot sticks that contain 4g of carbs.
Low Carb Burgers, Sandwiches and Wraps At Buffalo Wild Wings - Dinner and Lunch options
Don't think burgers as an option when you are on keto at Buffalo Wild Wings. This is because great tasting burgers are loaded with a high amount of carbs things such as tortilla chips, onion rings, breading and, other barbecues, and sugary sauces.
When you take that all away, you left with a basic burger with NO BUN.
Skip all that and choose from Burger Patty(0 carbs) or Grilled Chicken Breasts( 0 crabs).
Then, add some of the desired things like cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, bacon, and avocado that add few carbs but lots of taste to your burger.
You won't miss the burger anymore and will be fine with this option.
- ✅ Burger Add Thick-Cut Bacon - 0g carbs
- ✅ All-Beef Hamburger Patty - 0g carbs
- ✅ Chicken Breast, Grilled - 0g carbs
- ✅ Burger Add Avocado - 5g carbs
Keto Friendly Toppings options with increasing order of carbs :
Bleu Cheese Crumbles
Pepper Jack Cheese
Hatch Chile con Queso
Ketchup - 1 TBSP
The single Cheeseburger or Buffalo Bleu Burger are the safest bets for burgers
Sandwiches, Wraps, And Tenders
Again the same idea burger with no bun, sandwich with no bread, wrap with no tortilla, is perfect for your keto diet, you got the idea now.
After removing the bread out of the Chicken Sandwich, you’ll probably end up consuming 0g carbs, with the tortilla in the wrap you will get about 29 g of carbohydrates.
Even in this if you remove tomato and lettuce, you will receive significantly less amount of carbs.
Another option in the list is the Buffalo Ranch Chicken Sandwich contains just 6g of carbs (with bread) not bad at all…
Similarly the Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wrap equally fantastic choice comprises of 79g of carbs with a tortilla.
The BBQ chicken and Southwest Philly steak sandwich are too in the list, not the best options; however; they should not kill your keto diet.
In general, Chicken tenders are not a fantastic idea since they are breaded; however,B-Dubs gives us an option: Naked Tender that contains 0g carbs with 2g fats and 43g protein for four pieces.
Same alterations apply to them as well:
✅ Classic Chicken Wrap
✅ Grilled Chicken Buffalitos
In Short below are the options for sandwiches,wraps and tenders:
- Buffalo Ranch Chicken Sandwich - 6g
- Grilled Chicken Buffalitos- 36g
- Southwest Philly Cheesesteak- 49g
- BBQ Chicken Sandwich- 55g
- Pepper Jack Steak Wrap- 60g
- Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wrap-79g
Keto Salads and Sides at Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings' sides and salads are too high in carbohydrates for somebody on keto. You need to ditch the croutons and receive the dressing on the side, and these will be fine:
- ✅Grilled Chicken Salad
- ✅Garden Salad
- ✅Chicken Caesar Salad
- ✅Side Salad with
- ✅Blue Cheese 2-3g carbs
- ✅Cilantro Lime 3-5 g carbs
- ✅Lemon Vinaigrette 3-5 g carbs
- ✅Ranch 3-5 g carbs
- ✅Southwestern Ranch 3-5 g carbs.
Keto Beverages at Buffalo Wild Wings
This one is easy, stick to water, unsweetened iced tea, or diet soda if you can’t resist. If you are on the keto diet, then you don’t need any energy drink, but B-Dubs still have an option as sugar-free - ✅ Red Bull.
As we know Buffalo wild wings is famous for sports crowd, there may be some chance that your buddies will order a beer. So, if you don’t want to left out then you can choose
- Michelob Ultra
- Sam Adams 76
- B-Dubs Bloody Mary
- ✅Diet Pepsi
Can I have Buffalo Wild Wings on keto diet?
Yes You can, There are lots of options with Low Carb Buffalo Wild Wings just limit the calories and carbs in sauces and seasoning.
Are Wings OK on Keto Diet?
As I have mentioned that Deep fried chicken wings are keto friendly as long as you keep any coating and sauces low-carb like salt and vinegar seasoning at buffalo wild wings nutrition value.
Where is the buffalo wild wings menu nutrition or bww nutrition?
More details buffalo wild wings nutrition chart
So here are the buffalo wild wings Keto choices
- Go with traditional wings and no-bun burgers.
- Avoid any breaded shareable dishes.
- Stay away from boneless wings instead go with traditional wings.
“B-Dubs” has delicious naked tenders dish that you can order with some Low-carbs sauces such as mild and spicy garlic.
The last advice is to be strict with less than 20g(carb intake) rule and always always always calculate the net carbs intake, Here is the guide on How to calculate the net carbs in any type of food(with examples).
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