101 Best Restaurant Copycat Recipes


I’ve always been passionate about cooking but one thing has stood the test of time is how much I enjoy making restaurant copycat recipes at home. Partly due to the fact I feel like I’m skipping line, saving money and reliving those experiences I’ve enjoyed with family and friends. We’ve compiled a list of 101 restaurant classic dishes that you can choose from. From breakfast to drinks, side dishes and mains we have something for everyone.

I’ve accumulated 1000s of recipes that I share on my site but this post represents my favorites that I commonly share with my friends. I typically get told “there are so many great copycat recipes on your site, where should I start?”. Now I finally have somewhere to send my readers as a great starting point, albeit from my own personal preference.

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Keep in mind, on this website there are 1000s of recipes to choose from, therefore you’ll never be stuck for menu ideas. Listed in alphabetical order, you will find some of my personal favorites below.

If I was to choose one, it would have to be this cracker barrel meatloaf, which hands down tops the list.

Are These Copycat Recipe Exactly like the Restaurant?

We put a lot of effort into our recipe development to ensure it is as close as possible to the experience you’re used to in your favorite restaurant. In many cases, we’ve got the exact recipes from the source, meaning we can provide it to our readers knowing it’s the same great taste you’ve come accustomed to.

Best part about these secret restaurant recipes is the fact that you can make them yourself at home. Below you will find my personal favorites that you can take pride in cooking for your family and friends. All I ask is you let me know how the recipes turn out for you, as we’re constantly strive to improve every recipe.

Copycat Restaurant Recipes


Benihana Fried Rice

Benihana Yum Yum Sauce

Boston Market

Boston Market Creamed Spinach

Burger King

Burger King Chicken Nuggets

Burger King Whopper

Burger King Onion Rings

Burger King French Toast Sticks

Burger King Zesty Sauce

Chick Fil A

Chick Fil A Chicken Nuggets

Chick Fil A Sauce

Chick Fil A Coleslaw


Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel biscuits

Cracker Barrel Meatloaf

Cracker Barrel Coca Cola Cake

Cracker Barrel Pancakes

Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings

Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen Oreo Blizzard


Hooters Fried Pickles

Hooters Hot Wings


IHOP Pancakes

IHOP French Toast


In n out animal fries


KFC Biscuits

KFC Coleslaw

KFC Chicken Pot Pie

KFC Potato Wedges

KFC Zinger Burger

KFC Original Chicken

KFC Popcorn Chicken

KFC Mac n Cheese

Little Caesar’s Crazy Bread

Little Caesar’s crazy bread

Magnolia Bakery

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding


McDonald’s Apple Pie

McDonald’s BBQ Sauce

McDonald’s Big Mac & Sauce

McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets

McDonald’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

McDonald’s hash browns

McDonald’s Hot Mustard

McDonald’s Pancakes

McDonald’s Iced Coffee

McDonald’s Shamrock Shake

McDonald’s Sweet Tea

McDonald’s Tartar Sauce

The Travis Scott Burger


Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken

Olive Garden

Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana

Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

Olive Garden Shrimp Scampi

Panda Express

Panda Express Mushroom Chicken

Panda Express Orange Chicken

Panda Express Fried Rice

Panda Express Kung Pao Chicken

Panda Express Teriyaki Chicken

Panera Bread

Panera Bread Mac n Cheese

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Breadsticks


Popeyes chicken sandwich

Popeyes red beans and rice

Popeyes Po Boy

Raising Canes

Raising Canes dipping sauce

Red Lobster

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi

Red Robin

Red Robin Campfire Sauce

Red Robin Onion Rings

Starbucks Copycat Recipes

Starbucks Banana Bread

Starbucks Pink Drink

Starbucks Medicine Ball

Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha

Starbucks Cake Pops

Starbucks Lemon Cake


Subway Meatball Sub

Subway Chipotle Southwest Sauce

Subway Cookie Recipe

Taco Bell

Taco Bell Nacho Fries

Taco Bell Quesadilla

Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse Chili

Texas Roadhouse Cinnamon Butter

Texas Roadhouse Strawberry Margarita

Texas Roadhouse Green Beans

Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse Seasoned Rice

TGI Fridays

TGI Friday’s potato skins



Waffle House

Waffle House Hash Browns


Wagamama Chicken Katsu Curry

Wagamama Yaki Soba

Wagamama Yakin Udon

Wagamama Firecracker Chicken


Wendy’s Chili

Wendy’s Frosty

Wendy’s Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Wendy’s Taco Salad


Wingstop ranch

Wingstop french fries

Wingstop Lemon Pepper Wings


If 101 top secret copycat recipes isn’t enough for you, we have many more delicious recipes on our website. We make it really easy to print out or share the recipe you want so you can come back to it later. There are so many great options to choose from, now it’s time to prepare and cook. If there isn’t a recipe on the list that you think should be there let us know, we plan to continue to add to this regularly.

From Burger King to McDonald’s and Cracker Barrel, your top restaurants’ recipes are only a click away. Have fun making these restaurant classics. Nothing beats finding your favorite dish recipe and recreating yourself. Which one of these awesome restaurant secret recipes are your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

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  1. Letisha Williams


  2. Debbie Welchert

    Wow what a lot of great recipes to try.

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