22 Restaurant Copycat Recipes Even You Can Make

Ever wish you could make your favorite restaurant dish? Well it’s time to wake up and smell the roses because YOU CAN! What - like it's hard? We don't think so! Check out some of our favorite restaurant copycat recipes that will inspire you to make your favorite dish right from the comfort of your home. We have total faith in you - you got this!

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

“Today I want to share with you a quick and easy recipe that everyone will LOVE! These chicken lettuce wraps are a copycat version of a restaurant favorite (P.F. Chang’s). If you’ve ever been to P.F. Chang’s, you know that these lettuce wraps are light, yet surprisingly filling. They make great little appetizers, or a flavorful meal on their own. The best part is that they come together in just 20 minutes! You definitely cannot go wrong with a simple and tasty recipe like this one.” - Kristyn

Copycat Chick-fil-A Nuggets & Sauce Recipe

“The ingredients to make your own Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Nuggets & Sauce Recipe are quite simple. The most important ingredient has got to be the pickle juice (hands down). Allowing the chicken to soak up all that pickle flavor makes these nuggets perfect. Oh and Peanut Oil too… it’s a must.” - Jen

Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole

“Creamy and cheesy the perfect dish! This copy cat Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole is one of my all time favorite recipes and a must try.” - Jennie

Homemade Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

“Homemade soup and stews can be the cornerstone of a healthy and delicious winter wellness routine. Plus when it’s really cold and windy outside, there is nothing better than to return home and eat some yummy, warm, creamy soup!” - Sarah

PF Chang’s Crispy Honey Shrimp Copycat

“PF Chang’s Crispy Honey Shrimp is definitely a menu favorite when we eat at the restaurant. It’s so good that I decided to make it at home, with much better ingredients and also less money. This PF Chang’s Crispy Honey Shrimp Copycat recipe is super easy to make and you will have dinner ready in 30 minutes!” - Catalina

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Copycat

“Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits are easier AND tastier than a box mix! This recipe is so easy, it only takes one bowl, one whisk, no baking mix and 20 minutes! Yes, only 20 minutes from start till serve.” - Donna

Copycat Wendy’s Chili Recipe

“An easy to make Wendy’s Chili recipe copycat that you can make right at home. My mom is a big fan of the chili at Wendy’s, so it was sort of a must to find a good knock-off version of the recipe.” - Robin

Copycat Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

“Olive Garden is one of my favorite places to eat when we go out. I LOVE pasta and breadsticks! Especially pasta dishes with cream sauces like alfredo sauce. The Chicken Alfredo is one of my favorite dishes to order because of that sauce. This recipe is really easy to make at home and goes great with any pasta. I could seriously drink the stuff.” - Alli

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rolls and Cinnamon Butter Recipe

“My husband and I love going to Texas Roadhouse. He goes for the steak, but it is the rolls with cinnamon butter that draw me. I love them! Nothing beats fresh rolls right out of the oven. It is my little bit of heaven, even if they are a bit addicting. Jason Meller shares this copycat Texas Roadhouse Rolls recipe with cinnamon butter so you can enjoy this treat at home!” - Emilie

Panda Express Orange Chicken (Copycat)

“Panda Express Orange Chicken is the most popular recipe on the Panda Express menu and I’m sure you all know why! This recipe will make you dance a little in your chair as you eat it because it is just right on the money!” - Sabrina

Copycat McDonald’s Big Mac

“No need to go to McDonald’s for a Big Mac when you can make this copycat recipe, using fresh ingredients from your own kitchen. So GOOD!!” - Michaela

Cilantro Lime Brown Rice (Chipotle Copycat)

“Do you love Chipotle’s Cilantro Lime Rice? It’s one of my favorite, fast food staples, so I came up with this simple, copycat Chipotle Rice Recipe since we often have rice leftovers. This ten minute recipe relies on cooked white or brown rice, whether it’s fresh-cooked or a few days old, a little fresh cilantro, and fresh lime.” - Traci

Copycat Bloomin Onion Appetizer Recipe

“Here it is. The best appetizer I’ve ever had at a restaurant is the Outback Steakhouse Bloomin Onion Appetizer. It’s better than any onion ring I’ve ever had and includes the best dipping sauce in the world. I mean, this stuff tastes GOOD!” - Jessica

DIY Taco Bell Crunchwrap Recipe

“Well, there’s no hiding it. Taco Bell is definitely one of our go-to places when we are hungry and in a hurry. Today we decided to recreate one of our favorite recipes to order from the fast food restaurant. This DIY Taco Bell Crunchwrap recipe is SO good and so easy to make (that’s a must!). I can’t wait to show you how we did it.” - Kelly

Copycat Panera Macaroni and Cheese

“Creamy white cheddar macaroni and cheese just like Panera. Give this copycat version a try. Oh and it’s quick and easy on the stove top too!!” - Aimee

Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe

“This Easy Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe is the ultimate appetizer! The CopyCat recipe inspired by BoneFish Grill is going to win you over! Crispy fried battered shrimp coated in a homemade sweet and spicy sauce – pure perfection.” - Valentina

Green Bean Crispers with Lemon Garlic Aioli {Applebee’s Copycat}

“Applebee’s may have taken these Green Bean Crispers with Lemon Garlic Aioli off of their menu, but you can still enjoy them at home!” - Carrie

Copycat Olive Garden Salad Dressing

“This homemade copycat Olive Garden Salad Dressing is the perfect accompaniment to fresh lettuce and salad ingredients- and so easy to make at home!” - Stephanie

Copycat Arby’s Curly Fries

“Arby’s Curly Fries are the perfect blend of crispy fried potatoes and mouthwatering seasoning. This is the best Arby’s Curly Fries recipe you will find!” - Allyson

IHOP Pancakes Copycat

“Plump and pillowy, IHOP Pancakes copycat is just as tasty as what you’d find in the restaurant yet costs a fraction of the price. You can easily double the recipe to feed a large crowd or add chopped fresh fruits to the batter for another layer of yum.” - Laiaine

Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino CopyCat Recipe

“Frappuccinos is one of the reasons we love summer! To make caramel Frappuccinos, just add all the ingredients in the blender and blend. A heavy duty blender or an ice blender would be great for Frappuccinos.” - Eugenie

Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi Recipe

“One of the best things to have when going to Red Lobster is their famous Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi Recipe. It’s a deliciously rich and flavorful option that is simply perfect. Serve this pasta dish with delicious flavors to impress your friends and family.” - Debbie

1 Comment
Joyce Westmoreland - Mar 3, 2019
i am so excited to have these copycat recipes. Thanks.