Fazolis doesn’t offer many vegan options, but the ones they do offer are quite delicious in my opinion. You can definitely have a decent vegan meal here with some modifications to some menu-items.
Overall, while I wouldn’t be excited about eating at Fazoli’s as a Vegan, I know I could make an adequate meal, with some alright (a little overpriced) pasta, with some fluffy tasty breadsticks and fresh strawberry lemonade, so who would I be to complain about eating there?
Late 2021 Update — Some locations may also have a new “Impossible Spaghetti” option — it should be entirely vegan if it’s there, but be aware their impossible baked spaghetti comes with cheese and generally cannot be made vegan-friendly.
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Build-Your-Own Vegan Pasta Options at Fazoli’s:
- Choose Your Pasta – Whole-Grain Rotini, Fettuccine, Penne, or Spaghetti.
- Choose Your Sauce – Marinara Sauce
- Choose Your Toppings – Broccoli, Impossible meat crumbles
The broccoli doesn’t really add any flavor to the pasta, it’s basically just boiled/steamed broccoli, but hey it’s the only vegan topping they currently have. The pastas are usually cooked quite nice, and the marinara sauce is alright. I’d say it’s comparable to good store-bought pasta sauce with just some regular ‘ol boiled dry pasta.
Vegan Salad Options at Fazoli’s:
- All Salads without Cheese, Meat, or croutons and with a below-mentioned dressing
- Fat-Free Italian Dressing
- Fazoli’s House Dressing
- Red Wine Balsamic Vinaigrette
- White Balsamic Vinaigrette
It’s quite nice that they have multiple vegan-friendly salad dressings — which really makes up for the relatively plain salads they have. Unfortunately Fazoli’s Croutons are no longer vegan as they once were, so give them a miss on your salad. Apparently some locations may still have vegan ones, but most of the time they seem to contain dairy now, so we’d say to just opt-out just in case.
Vegan Sides at Fazoli’s:
- Plain Breadsticks (without Garlic Butter)
- Steamed Mixed Vegetables
- Garden Side Salad (Specify No Cheese — see vegan dressings above)
Truthfully I’d only consider getting the breadsticks or the side-salad, as the vegetable-sides just aren’t very impressive.
Vegan Desserts & Special Drinks at Fazoli’s:
- Italian Lemon Ice
- Italian Strawberry-Lemon Ice
- Italian Raspberry-Lemon Ice
These are downright delicious, I almost never get any sort of drinks when I go out to eat, but almost if not every time I’ve ate at Fazoli’s I’ve gotten a lemonade, usually the strawberry-lemonade, as that’s my favorite one.