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The Most Popular Items on the Culver’s Menu

If you’re craving fast food and in the mood for some good old American comfort food, then Culver’s is the place to go.

The Culver’s menu is famously known for its frozen custard and Butterburgers, but it also includes a variety of delicious sandwiches, sides, and hearty soups.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the delicious choices on the Culver’s menu and don’t know where to start, then take a look at our ranking of the 25 best items at Culver’s.

We’ve also included the nutritional information for each item to make it easier for all the conscious foodies.

So whether you’re a fast food connoisseur or just looking for something new to try, read on to find out which Culver’s menu items are worth your while.

24. Garden Fresco Salad

Now and then, we find ourselves in a drive-thru line with grumbling stomachs and not enough time to cook a healthy meal at home.

For vegetarians, this is especially troublesome.

Luckily, Culver’s has a Garden Fresco Salad that fits the bill.

This salad includes fresh mixed greens, grape tomatoes, hand-sliced cucumber, shredded cheddar cheese, and a handful of crunchy croutons.

With a variety of Culver’s sauces and dressing options to choose from, you can customize your salad to make it as healthy or indulgent as you like.

For meat lovers, you can opt for their alternative Garden Fresco Salad with Grilled Chicken.

With the same fabulous taste, the healthy portion of perfectly grilled juicy chicken breast is tossed in the fresh salad.

Nutritional Information:

190 calories, 10g protein, 15g carbohydrates, 11g fat

23. Chocolate Shake

If you’re a true chocolate lover, the Chocolate Shake at Culver’s is a must-try.

Made with rich and creamy frozen custard, chocolate syrup, and milk, this shake is always fresh and delivers just the right amount of sweetness.

This is the perfect treat for a hot summer day or if you’re just in the mood for something chocolatey and delicious.

Nutritional Information:

  • Small: 630 calories, 10g protein, 76g carbohydrates, 32g fat
  • Medium: 820 calories, 12g protein, 108g carbohydrates, 38g fat
  • Large: 1080 calories, 16g protein, 147g carbohydrates, 49g fat

22. Cranberry Bacon Bleu Salad with Grilled Chicken

Salads don’t have to be boring.

Culver’s Cranberry Bacon Bleu Salad with Grilled Chicken is an explosion of flavors and textures.

This hearty salad includes a blend of fresh mixed greens, bacon bits, large chunks of bleu cheese crumbles, dried cranberries, ripe grape tomatoes, and thick cucumber slices.

The chicken is grilled to perfection yet juicy, and the portion is super generous.

You get the perfect combination of warm grilled chicken and fresh, crunchy vegetables in every bite.

Vegetarians can order the salad without the chicken, which will still be just as delicious.

Nutritional Information:

360 calories, 44g protein, 14g carbohydrates, 14g fat

21. Vanilla Concrete Mixer with OREO

If you love the classic McDonald’s Oreo McFlurry, you should try the Culver’s Vanilla Concrete Mixer with OREO.

The rich, heavenly flavors of the vanilla frozen custard will have you feeling as if you’ve been transported to dessert heaven.

It’s a must-try for any sweets lover out there.

Nutritional Information:

  • Mini: 460 calories, 7g protein, 51g carbohydrates, 26g fat
  • Small: 740 calories, 12g protein, 79g carbohydrates, 43g fat
  • Medium: 950 calories, 15g protein, 105g carbohydrates, 53g fat
  • Large: 1390 calories, 22g protein, 154g carbohydrates, 77g fat

20. Original Chicken Tenders

Culver’s is well-known for its crispy chicken tenders, and rightfully so – they’re absolutely scrumptious!

These hand-breaded chicken strips are juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside.

They come with your choice of dipping sauce and can be ordered as a meal or an a la carte item.

The Original Chicken Tenders comes with 2-piece or 4-piece options.

Nutritional Information:

  • 2-Tenders: 270 calories, 20g protein, 50g carbohydrates, 12g fat
  • 4-Tenders: 540 calories, 40g protein, 100g carbohydrates, 24g fat

19. Vanilla Concrete Mixer with Reese’s

Culver’s Vanilla Concrete Mixer is the ideal choice for a dessert that’s not too chocolatey.

Made with only two ingredients – Culver’s vanilla frozen custard and Reese’s Pieces ­– this classic treat is both delicious and guilt-free.

Plus, let’s be honest: who doesn’t love Reese’s?

The little bits of chocolate and peanut butter filling are incredible by themselves.

When mixed with Culver’s creamy vanilla custard, it creates a heavenly combination of flavors and textures.

Nutritional Information:

  • Mini: 510 calories, 9g protein, 53g carbohydrates, 30g fat
  • Small: 790 calories, 14g protein, 81g carbohydrates, 47g fat
  • Medium: 1050 calories, 19g protein, 109g carbohydrates, 62g fat
  • Large: 1540 calories, 28g protein, 160g carbohydrates, 91g fat

18. Harvest Veggie Burger

Culver’s made this delicious burger just for vegetarians.

Instead of meat protein, the Harvest Veggie Burger includes a plant-based protein patty made from fire-roasted chickpeas, peppers, mushrooms, corn, and local Wisconsin cheese.

It is then topped with fresh lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, and mayonnaise.

When I tried this burger, I was expecting a dry, flavorless veggie patty covered in greasy dressing and limp vegetables, but what I got was much better.

The patty itself was moist and had a great texture.

It was also packed with flavor thanks to the spices used in the blend.

The veggies were fresh and crispy, which added a nice crunch to every bite.

Nutritional Information:

590 calories, 19g protein, 72g carbohydrates, 25g fat

17. Pork Loin Sandwich

It is almost impossible to find pork sandwiches on fast food menus these days.

But Culver’s knows how to do it right.

Their Pork Loin Sandwich features a thick, juicy pork loin patty coated in crispy panko breadcrumbs and served with creamy mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, and onion, all on a lightly buttered and toasted roll.

It is an absolute flavor explosion in your mouth and the perfect combination of textures.

This is one of our top picks for anyone looking for an alternative to the typical burgers and sandwiches.

Nutritional Information:

630 calories, 18g protein, 72g carbohydrates, 25g fat

16. Beef Pot Roast Sandwich

Pot roast is a feel-good comfort food, but it is so much work to make at home.

Culver’s makes it easy with their Beef Pot Roast Sandwich.

This sandwich features slow-roasted beef in a rich and savory gravy, served on a thick and toasted bun.

The classic blend of vegetables in the gravy adds so much flavor and texture, making it hard to resist.

It’s a great option when you want something warm and hearty but don’t have the time to cook.

Nutritional Information:

410 calories, 31g protein, 40g carbohydrates, 13g fat

15. Buffalo Chicken Tenders

If you like chicken tenders with a little kick, you must try Culver’s Buffalo Chicken Tenders.

These tasty strips are breaded with a spicy Buffalo sauce that will leave your taste buds tingling.

They’re served with ranch dressing or blue cheese dipping sauce, but you can always request their other dipping sauces.

For the ultimate cheese fans, you will not want to miss their Wisconsin cheese sauce.

Nutritional Information:

  • 2-Tenders: 270 calories, 18g protein, 18g carbohydrates, 14g fat
  • 4-Tenders: 540 calories, 36g protein, 36g carbohydrates, 28g fat

14. Grilled Reuben Melt

Culver’s Reuben sandwich is made with corned beef, Wisconsin Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and thousand island dressing on rye bread.

This classic sandwich is then grilled to perfection, giving it a unique crunchy texture.

The flavor combination of the corned beef, sauerkraut, and thousand island dressing is an absolute winner and will satisfy your taste buds.

It’s a great alternative for those who don’t want the traditional hamburger but still crave a juicy and flavorful sandwich.

Nutritional Information:

660 calories, 37g protein, 43g carbohydrates, 38g fat

13. Beef Pot Roast Dinner

Everyone loves a good pot roast.

The succulent beef, slow-cooked veggies, and rich gravy all come together to create a dish that’s both comforting and delicious.

Culver’s Beef Pot Roast Dinner features the same ingredients as their sandwich but with larger portions and is served with mashed potatoes, gravy, and steamed broccoli.

It’s a hearty and satisfying meal that will fill you without weighing you down.

Instead of going through the hassle of making pot roast at home, you can stop by Culver’s and enjoy a delicious and satisfying dinner.

Nutritional Information:

490 calories, 33g protein, 45g carbohydrates, 16g fat

12. Strawberry Shake

A delicious and refreshing Strawberry Milkshake from Culver’s is perfect for a hot summer day.

Made with ripe strawberries, this shake has a fresh fruity flavor that is second to none.

The Strawberry Shake is one of the most popular flavors at Culver’s, so you can be sure that it will not disappoint.

Nutritional Information:

  • Small: 585 calories, 10g protein, 65g carbohydrates, 32g fat
  • Medium: 720 calories, 15g protein, 73g carbohydrates, 44g fat
  • Large: 935 calories, 16g protein, 112g carbohydrates, 49g fat

11. Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Healthy doesn’t have to be tasteless, and the Culver’s Grilled Chicken Sandwich is the perfect example.

This sandwich comes with a tender, juicy boneless, and skinless grilled chicken breast marinated in herbs and spices to give it an extra flavor punch.

It’s served on a warm and soft bun with lettuce, tomato, and mayo, but you can add cheese, bacon, or onion if you want.

The fresh vegetables and the tarty pickles make it a refreshing and satisfying meal.

Nutritional Information:

390 calories, 41g protein, 40g carbohydrates, 7g fat

10. Salted Caramel Concrete Mixer with Cookie Dough

This flavor is an excellent choice for those with a taste for sweet treats with a savory undertone.

The Salted Caramel Concrete Mixer with Cookie Dough consists of vanilla frozen custard, salted caramel syrup, cookie dough chunks, and caramel topping.

The cookie dough bits provide a lovely chewiness, while the salt in the caramel perfectly enhances the vanilla custard’s sweetness.

Nutritional Information:

  • Mini: 610 calories, 8g protein, 84g carbohydrates, 26g fat
  • Small: 890 calories, 13g protein, 112g carbohydrates, 43g fat
  • Medium: 1130 calories, 16g protein, 145g carbohydrates, 54g fat
  • Large: 1600 calories, 23g protein, 201g carbohydrates, 79g fat

9. Chopped Steak Dinner

I love the Culver’s Chopped Steak Dinner!

The never-frozen beef dish topped with fresh mushroom and grilled red onion in a hearty beef gravy makes for a delicious meal.

It’s served with mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, and a warm fresh dinner roll.

It has just the right balance of flavors and textures that make it hard to resist.

Instead of going to a restaurant to enjoy an expensive steak dinner, you can just stop by Culver’s and get a home-style meal in no time.

Nutritional Information:

600 calories, 33g protein, 32g carbohydrates, 36g fat

8. Raspberry Malt

If you’re a fan of malt shakes, you will love the Raspberry Malt shake from Culver’s.

And you cannot always find a place that carries fresh raspberry treats.

The raspberry flavor gives the shake honey-like sweetness and subtle tartness that perfectly enhances the rich malt flavor.

The slight tartness of the fresh raspberry flavor is the perfect complement to the rich nutty malt flavor.

Nutritional Information:

  • Small: 600 calories, 10g protein, 67g carbohydrates, 32g fat
  • Medium: 750 calories, 12g protein, 88g carbohydrates, 38g fat
  • Large: 975 calories, 17g protein, 117g carbohydrates, 49g fat

7. Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp Dinner

It’s not an often-seen item on fast food menus, but Culver’s Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp Dinner is one of our favorites.

Culver’s takes lightly breaded jumbo shrimp and serves them with french fries, crunchy coleslaw, tartar sauce, and a dinner roll.

It’s the perfect combination of flavors and textures, and the tartar sauce adds a nice tangy kick.

It’s a great meal for those looking for something lighter than their usual burgers and sandwiches.

Try the Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp Basket instead if you want your shrimp with fries.

Nutritional Information:

530 calories, 17g protein, 63g carbohydrates, 22g fat

6. George’s Chili Supreme

George’s Chili Supreme is a signature dish at Culver’s.

This chili takes the traditional version and kicks it up a notch with jalapeno peppers, diced tomatoes, and bell pepper slices.

This dish is cooked until the ground beef is tender, with jalapenos for some heat.

The diced tomatoes provide tartness to the chili, while the bell peppers give it an extra layer of flavor.

The sour cream and cheddar cheese finish the chili with a creamy richness, making it hard to resist once you get a taste.

Nutritional Information:

385 calories, 20g protein, 27g carbohydrates, 20g fat

5. Salted Caramel Shake

Culver’s Salted Caramel Shake is a tasty vanilla milkshake with a silky, creamy texture and decadent salted caramel flavor.

The combination of sweet and salty makes this shake an indulgent treat that you won’t be able to resist.

And the egg yolks in the custard are a wonderful addition that ensures the shake isn’t too sweet.

You’ll love how this shake is creamy and delicious, with a hint of saltiness that perfectly balances the sweetness.

Nutritional Information:

  • Small: 660 calories, 11g protein, 79g carbohydrates, 34g fat
  • Medium: 880 calories, 14g protein, 114g carbohydrates, 41g fat
  • Large: 1170 calories, 19g protein, 156g carbohydrates, 53g fat

4. Spicy Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Culver’s Spicy Crispy Chicken Sandwich is similar to the Grilled Chicken Sandwich but with one key difference – it features a crispy chicken breast instead of a grilled chicken breast.

If you like extra crispy and spicy sandwiches, this is the sandwich for you!

It comes with lettuce, tomato, and mayo on a toasted bun and can be ordered as is or as a complete meal with fries and a drink.

For people who love the crisp but can’t handle the heat, you can go with their original Crispy Chicken Sandwich.

Nutritional Information:

490 calories, 25g protein, 57g carbohydrates, 17g fat

3. North Atlantic Cod Dinner

If you’re looking for something a little healthier or it’s Lent, then this Culver’s North Atlantic cod filet sandwich is a perfect choice.

It comes with golden fried cod, tartar sauce, coleslaw, and a warm dinner roll.

Culver’s tartar sauce is one of their best-kept secrets: it’s made with fresh herbs, olives, sweet relish, and capers.

The sauce adds a tangy kick to the fish and compliments its delicate flavor.

It’s a great alternative when you want something lighter but still crave something flavorful.

If you are on the go, skip the dinner and get the North Atlantic Cod Filet Sandwich instead.

Same great-tasting fried cod, fresh lettuce, and tartar sauce served on a toasted hoagie roll.

Nutritional Information:

920 calories, 37g protein, 42g carbohydrates, 67g fat

2. Mushroom & Swiss ButterBurger

Culver’s Mushroom & Swiss ButterBurger is one of those things in life that warrants the extra effort.

The delicious 1/3 pound beef patty, sautéed mushrooms, Wisconsin Swiss cheese, and mayonnaise make up this burger and is served on a toasted butter bun.

The Swiss cheese complements the herbs perfectly, while the mayonnaise adds a delicious creaminess.

This burger’s rich and earthy flavor, courtesy of sauteed mushrooms, garlic, parsley, and pepper, puts it above other fast food burgers.

While it tastes like a steakhouse-style burger, it doesn’t leave your wallet empty.

Nutritional Information:

  • Single: 500 calories, 26g protein, 40g carbohydrates, 25g fat
  • Double: 780 calories, 47g protein, 42g carbohydrates, 47g fat
  • Triple: 1060 calories, 68g protein, 44g carbohydrates, 69g

1. Sourdough Melt

If you’re in the mood for something different, go for the Sourdough Melt from Culver’s.

This burger includes a beef patty with melted aged cheddar cheese and grilled red onions on toasted sourdough bread with mayonnaise.

You’ll love the unique texture that the sourdough bread gives this burger!

The lightly buttered sourdough pairs perfectly with the tender beef patty and melted cheese.

And the sharp Wisconsin cheddar contrasts nicely with the red onions’ sweetness for a complex and delightful flavor.

Nutritional Information:

  • Single: 490 calories, 26g protein, 42g carbohydrates, 25g fat
  • Double: 740 calories, 45g protein, 42g carbohydrates, 45g fat
  • Triple: 1010 calories, 64g protein, 47g carbohydrates, 65g fat


The Culver’s menu offers a variety of delicious fast food sandwiches that satisfy any appetite.

From the classic ButterBurgers to North Atlantic Cod Filet Sandwich, the menu is extensive with beef, pork, chicken, seafood, and vegetarian-friendly options.

Their hearty soups, snack-worthy sides, fresh salads, and delicious shakes make the Culver’s menu stand out from the crowd while providing convenient and affordable options for a fast food meal.

So the next time you head to Culver’s, use our list to find a new favorite menu item to satisfy your cravings!

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About the Author

Lianne Fachetti is a content writer who adores food from all cultures. When she’s not working, she’s busy creating new recipes, trying out new restaurants, playing with her German Shepherd Max, and tending to her vegetable garden.


December 12, 2022