Chuy's is a Tex-Mex restaurant probably known for its Chicka Chicka Boom Boom enchilada meal and Chips & Queso. Other specialties at Chuy's include the Chuychanga, Steak Burrito, and Chicken Flautas. Despite these specialties not being suitable for vegans, you shouldn't be discouraged to dine at Chuy's because they definitely have vegan options for you.
According to the ingredients list provided on their website, there are 18 vegan menu options at Chuy's that do not contain animal products, as well as a few additional items that can be made vegan if you make omissions or adjustments.
You'll obviously have to avoid any meals that are served with meat such as the Taco Salad, Seasoned Ground Beef Burritos, and Fajitas. On a lighter note, Chuy's offers meatless plates options on their menu so you can easily distinguish which meal has meat and which has not.
For vegan entrees, we recommend the Bean and Cheese Burrito and the Soft Tacos with Guacamole that are both ordered without cheese. Salads are the go-to option for vegans. Although most of Chuy's salads are served with meat, you can always opt to leave them off. Our recommendations for vegan salads are the Taco Guacamole Salad ordered without meat and cheese and the Large Dinner Salad.
For additional flavors, you will be delighted to choose from a number of vegan-friendly sauces at Chuy's. Some of our top picks are the Cilantro Vinaigrette, Tomatillo, and Ranchero. If you are in the mood for a heavier meal, we suggest trying the Guacamole, Nachos, and Mexican Rice. When ordering vegan at Chuy's remember that menus may vary by location so it's still best to ask your server about the available vegan options first before ordering.