McDonald’s Vegan Food & Drink Options (2023 Menu)

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Ordering vegan at McDonald’s can be tricky, but we’ve made it simple using this guide! Scroll down to see our top vegan food and drink recommendations, or use the search box below to search the full McDonald’s menu.

Food Sections: How to Order Vegan Food | Best Vegan Food | Full McDonald’s Food Menu
Drink Sections: How to Order Vegan Drinks | Best Vegan Drinks | Full McDonald’s Drink Menu
Also See: McDonald’s Ingredients To Avoid

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โœ… – Vegan when ordered directly off the menu.
โš  – Not Vegan, but can be customized to be vegan.
๐Ÿ›‘ – Not Vegan, cannot be customized to be vegan.

๐Ÿ’ก We regularly update these pages to ensure accuracy, however, menus change seasonally and ingredient usage may also change over time. We recommend verifying the ingredients of menu items before ordering if you have strict dietary needs. Our guide is based upon U.S. menu items – international items may vary.

How To Order Vegan Food At McDonald’s

  • When ordering food, avoid options with cheese, eggs, honey, meat and milk.
  • Most McDonald’s items are not vegan due to butter, eggs, meat, or milk, however McDonald’s apple pies are a great vegan sweet treat.

โš  Fried options are cooked in the same oil as menu items that contain non-vegan ingredients. You can decide if these fit your dietary preferences.

Best McDonald’s Vegan Food Options

  1. Baked Apple Pie – A variety of flavors from Blueberry, Everything, Plain, & Sesame Seed make this a classic breakfast option.
  2. Apple Slices – Healthy and delicious, you cant go wrong with fresh fruit any time of the day.
  3. English Muffin – Try asking for a plain english muffin with no butter!

Browse The Full McDonald’s Food Menu:

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Breakfast | Burgers | Chicken & Fish Sandwiches | McNuggets and Meals | Fries & Sides | Happy Meal | McCafรฉ Bakery | Sweets & Treats

How To Order Vegan Drinks At McDonald’s

  • Most drinks on the menu cannot be made vegan as McDonald’s does not currently offer vegan milk options.
  • The main drinks and additions to avoid include – Smoothies made with yogurt and coffee drinks made with milk.
  • No-can-do on the caramel sauce – it contains milk and butter.

Best McDonald’s Vegan Drink Options

  1. Hot Coffee & Tea – Classic drink options for any time of the day.
  2. Orange Juice and Apple Juice – Two sweet and satisfying morning choices.
  3. Soft Drinks – Bubbly, refreshing, and traditional!
  4. Water – A must-have for any human!

Browse The Full McDonald’s Drinks Menu:

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Hot Coffee Drinks | Iced Coffee Drinks | Lattes | Frappรฉs | Soft Drinks | Smoothies | Tea, Milk & Juice | More Drinks

Non-Vegan Items To Avoid

Aside from the more obvious items like butter, meat, cheese, milk, and eggs, here are some specific non-vegan items on the McDonalds menu that you’ll want to avoid:

  • Fries – The natural beef flavor in this contains meat and milk. Try some apple slices instead!
  • Hashbrowns – The natural beef flavor in this contains meat and milk.
  • Hotcakes – The hotcakes are made with butter, eggs, and milk.
  • Biscuit – The biscuit contains milk in the batter.

Vegan McDonald’s Food Menu





Chicken & Fish Sandwiches

Chicken & Fish Sandwiches

McNuggets and Meals

McNuggets and Meals

Fries & Sides

Fries & Sides

Sauces and Condiments

Happy Meal

Happy Meals

McCafรฉ Bakery

McCafรฉ Bakery

Sweets & Treats

Desserts & Shakes

Vegan McDonald’s Drink Menu

McCafรฉ Coffees

Hot Coffee Drinks

Iced Coffee Drinks




Soft Drinks


Tea, Milk, & Juice

More Drinks

All branded menu item names are trademarks of McDonald’s unless otherwise mentioned. Eat Drink Better is not affiliated with McDonald’s and this guide has not been authorized or reviewed by McDonald’s. The information provided is based on our own research and experience, and is intended for educational and informational purposes only.

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