125+ Favorite Copycat Recipes

Do you love copycat recipes? Do you want to get a couple of recipes from each of the most popular restaurants? Look no further, I have you covered.

This collection is written in order of restaurant. Most of these recipes are available on CopyKat.com, but I have added a few from other bloggers, I hope you enjoy this collection!

Which one is my all-time favorite recipe? I have to say hands down it is the Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce. For me, this was the recipe that got it all started.

collage of copycat McDonald's Big Mac, Starbucks Pink Drink, Olive Garden Bolognese, and Cracker Barrel Fried Chicken

Do copycat recipes really taste like restaurant recipes?

  • Copycat recipes can taste very similar to restaurant recipes.
  • Often restaurant recipes are made with common ingredients everyone can find in their kitchen.
  • You can duplicate many of your favorite restaurant meals by recreating the recipe at home.
  • Some restaurant recipes really aren’t special or made with secret ingredients.
  • Many of the most popular restaurant dishes are really classic dishes that we already know and love.

Now let’s get started with the recipes.


Applebees Oriental Chicken Salad
Applebees Quesadilla Burger
Applebees Queso Blanco


Arby’s Chicken Salad
Arby’s Sauce
Horsey Sauce

Big Boy’s Restaurant

Strawberry Pie

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse Pizzookie

Bonefish Grill

Pan Fried Tilapia with Chimichurri Sauce
Bonefish Grill Bang Bang Shrimp

Boston Market

Boston Market Creamed Spinach
Boston Market Sweet Potato Casserole

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings Spicy Garlic Wings

Burger King


California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chicken Pizza
California Pizza Kitchen Chicken Tequila Fettuccine

Captain D’s

Captian D’s Cole Slaw
Captain D’s Fish


Chicken Bryan
Sausage Lentil Soup


Cheddars Spinach Dip

Cheesecake Factory

Cheesecake Factory Chicken Piccata
Cheesecake Factory Oreo Cheesecake
Cheesecake Factory Red Velvet Cheesecake

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Barbacoa
Chipotle Guacamole
Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice

Chick Fil A

Chick Fil A Chicken Nuggets
Chick Fil A Frosted Coffee
Chick fil A Mac and Cheese
Chick Fil A Sauce


Southwest Egg Rolls

Chuy’s Tex Mex

Creamy Jalapeno Dip

Cold Stone Creamery

Cake Batter Ice Cream

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel Carrots
Cracker Barrel Coca Cola Cake
Cracker Barrel Fried Apples
Cracker Barrel Grilled Chicken Tenders
Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole


Culver’s Butter Burger
Culver’s Cheese Curds

Dairy Queen

Oreo Blizzard

Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts Hot Chocolate
Vanilla Bean Coolatta


Peanut Butter Sauce


IHOP Buttermilk Pancakes
IHOP Cinnastack


In-N-Out Burger


Canadian Cheese Soup

Jason’s Deli

Jason’s Deli Chicken Salad

Kentucky Fried Chicken

KFC Coleslaw
KFC Potato Wedges

Little Caesars Pizza

Crazy Bread

Logan’s Roadhouse

Deep Fried Mushrooms

Long John Silvers

Long John Silvers Batter-Dipped Fish

Longhorn Steakhouse

Longhorn Mac and Cheese

Maggiano’s Little Italy

Maggianos’s Chopped Salad
Maggaiano’s Meatballs

McAlister’s Sweet Tea

McAlisters’s Sweet Tea


Big Mac
Egg McMuffin
McDonald’s Hot Mustard
McDonalds Tartar Sauce
McDonald’s Sweet Tea

Melting Pot

Melting Pot Cheese Fondue

Olive Garden

Olive Garden Chicken Alfredo
Olive Garden Chicken And Shrimp Carbonara
Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup
Olive Garden Chicken Marsala
Olive Garden Lemon Creme Cake
Olive Garden Salad Dressing
Olive Garden Steak Alfredo
Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana

Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse Baked Potato
Outback Steakhouse Bloomin Onion
Outback Steakhouse Walkabout Soup

Orange Julius

Orange Julius
Strawberry Julius

P.F. Changs

PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Panda Express

Panda Express Broccoli Beef
Panda Express Chow Mein
Panda Express Cream Cheese Rangoon

Panera Bread

Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Panera French Onion Soup

Papa Johns

Papa John’s Garlic Sauce

Pizza Hut



Publix Buttercream Icing

Raising Canes

Raising Cane’s Sauce

Red Lobster

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits
Red Lobster Coconut Shrimp
Red Lobster Crispy Brussel Sprouts
Red Lobster Tartar Sauce

Red Robin

Red Robin Campfire Sauce
Red Robin Freckled Lemonade

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

Ruth’s Chris Barbecue Shrimp

Shake Shack

Shake Shack Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake


Shoneys Strawberry Pie


Smash Sauce

Sonic Drive Inn

Sonic Coconut Cream Pie Shake
Sonic Ocean Water
Sonic Strawberry Lemonade


Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino
Starbucks Egg White Bites
Starbucks Pink Drink
Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites
Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha

Steak and Shake

Steak and Shake 5 Way Chili


Subway Bread Recipe
Subway Orchard Chicken Salad

Taco Bell

Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists
Taco Bell Enchirito
Taco Bell Mexican Pizza
Taco Bell Nacho Fries
Taco Bell Tacos

Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse Rolls

TGI Fridays

Jack Daniels Sauce
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

The Old Spaghetti Factory

Browned Butter and Mizithra Cheese Spaghetti

Waffle House

Waffle House Pecan Waffles

Wendy’s Chili

Wendy’s Chili
Wendy’s Frosty


Whataburger Chicken Strips
Whataburger Patty Melt

White Castle

White Castle Burgers


Garlic Parmesan Wings
Lemon Pepper Wings


Yardhouse Macaroni and Cheese
Yardhouse Spinach Cheese Dip

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