Low Carb Restaurant Reviews

It happens all the time - you need to eat at a restaurant but you want to maintain your low carb lifestyle. Most restaurants have a few items on their menu that are low carb - we evaluate them and tell you what we think about them.

Marie Callender’s Low Carb Restaurant Review

CarbSmart Magazine February 2014 Issue

For the low-carb dieter, Marie Callender’s restaurant does exactly one thing right. And they do it so well that it’s nearly enough to recommend it, but not quite. For those on a low-carb diet, Marie Callender’s won’t be your first choice, but if you do a little on-line recon first, and carefully plan your meal, you won’t go hungry.

Slater’s 50/50 Restaurant: It’s about the bacon

Slater's 50/50 Restaurant

Slater’s 50/50 Restaurant: The first thing you notice as the food arrives is a steak knife stabbed through the heart of each meal, standing upright and proud. As if it were a message from the chef: “Here’s your damn burger, enjoy.” What a statement! And the only way to back up a statement like is with a great meal.

HomeTown Buffet Restaurant: The Front Line of the Carb Wars

CarbSmart Magazine November 2013 Issue

When Ed Stockly went to HomeTown Buffet he felt like a victim returning to the scene of a crime. So what’s the bottom line for HomeTown Buffet? Ed reviews the restaurant and its viability for Low Carbers.

Low Carb Restaurant Review: Outback Steakhouse

CarbSmart Magazine September 2013

After 2 years on the Atkins diet, you’d think I’d learn not to be disappointed when a restaurant doesn’t meet my expectations of a good selection of food for the low-carb high-fat dieter. But it seems that every time I visit a new restaurant, even if I like the food served, it comes up short. Outback Steakhouse is no exception.

Tony Roma’s – Sweet. Too Sweet For a Low Carb Lifestyle

CarbSmart Magazine Issue 5 July 2013

Tony Roma’s – Sweet. Too Sweet For a Low Carb Lifestyle by Ed Stockly. Tony my never go to Tony Roma’s again and he thinks that’s a shame. It’s not that they don’t do a good job making some food a low carb dieter can enjoy, it’s just that they can do so much better.

Counting Carbs at The Counter: Premium Burger Restaurant Review

The Counter® Custom Built Gourmet Burgers

The Counter Custom Built Gourmet Burgers is not a low carb restaurant, but it is a restaurant where low carb dieters can have a delicious, healthy, low carb / high fat meal. With locations in nine states and three countries, we have a great option to make us not feel like a second-class citizen.

The Best Low Carb Fast Food Meal I’ve Ever Had

Chipotle Mexican Grill in Bloomington, IN

My lunch at Chipotle was by far the most satisfying fast food experience I have ever had,  with food that was both wonderfully tasty and nutritionally superior.  I may have missed Chipotle Mexican Grill up until now, but you can bet I’ll be going back again.