Vegan Options at Wawa

At times it can be overwhelming to navigate eating out as a vegan but luckily in this day and age, most places have options for you to enjoy. Here is our complete guide to what vegan options are available at Wawa.

Wawa is most famous for its hoagies, which are sub sandwiches. On top of this, they have ready-made foods such as fresh fruit, soup of the day, and coffee. If you’re lucky, you might even come across a location that sells craft beers! There’s so much choice at Wawa, you won’t know where to start…

About Wawa

Wawa is a convenience store that specializes in bringing fresh food to consumers, along with their regular drinks and snacks. It was founded in 1964 by Howard Greene and has over 735 stores in six states: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.


Whether you live close to a Wawa or happen to be passing through one on the road, know that you can stop by and pick up some delicious plant-based breakfast options. 

  • Vegan-friendly fruit cups -Includes mixed fruit cup, sunshine blend fruit cup. mixed fruit with kiwi, pineapple fruit cup, mango fruit cup, watermelon fruit cup, red grapes fruit cup, mango, pineapple & strawberries, blueberries & strawberries, and blueberries, grapes, & watermelon. 
  • Beyond Meat breakfast sausage patties (not always available – check in-store)
  • Sabra hummus & pretzels
  • Hash browns

Although these are listed as breakfast items, you can get them at any time of the day


  • Plain coffee – Available in mild, medium, and dark roast varieties. Cold brew is also an option. (Just choose almond or soy milk to go with it)
  • Cappuccinos, lattes, and other special coffees (Again choose almond or soy milk to go with it)
  • Sodas – Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Sprite, Mountain Dew, Fanta, Dr. Pepper, A&W Root Beer, and Canada Dry
  • Energy drinks – Monster, Red Bull, Reign, Bang, and Jocko
  • Made-to-order fruit smoothies (Make sure they contain no milk or ask for almond/soy milk, and make sure no yogurt is used)
  • Teas – Iced tea, diet iced tea, raspberry iced tea, diet raspberry iced tea, peach iced tea, diet peach iced tea, blackberry iced tea, pomegranate berry iced tea, green tea, mango green tea, sweet tea, pure leaf lemon green tea
  • Juices and lemonades – Tropical punch, fruit punch, lemonade, diet lemonade, raspberry lemonade, peach lemonade, strawberry lemonade, watermelon lemonade, mango juice, apple juice, orange juice, cranberry juice
  • Refreshers – Berry dragon fruit refreshers, Mango dragon fruit refresher, Strawberry dragon fruit refresher, Berry passion fruit refresher, Strawberry passion fruit refresher, Purple dragon oat milk refresher, Blush strawberry oat milk refresher, Golden mango oat milk refresher, Emerald matcha oat milk refresher

Wawas has vegan milk and creamers available, making grabbing a coffee easy! Wawa’s smoothies should be vegan, however, please confirm with the server that they don’t contain dairy milk or yogurt. As they are made to order, you can get them with a plant-based alternative instead.


Wawa is known for their hoagies (sandwiches), and vegans certainly don’t have to miss out. 


  • Roasted Veggie Hoagie – Choose a plain roll instead of whole wheat (which contains honey) and swap the mayo for the avocado spread
  • The Beyond Sausage Hoagie – Order without eggs and no cheese
  • The Beyond Sausage Sizzli – Choose a plain roll and order without eggs and cheese

Build Your Own Hoagie 

  • Choose bread – White bread, wheat bread, rye bread, or plain white sub
  • Choose toppings – Avocado, cucumbers, salsa, “hot peppers,” jalapeño peppers, onions, pickles, roasted red pepper slices, spinach, sweet peppers, sliced tomatoes, roasted veggies, or shredded romaine lettuce 
  • Choose sauces – Sriracha Sauce, mustard (spicy or regular), ketchup, buffalo sauce, BBQ sauce, olive oil, oregano, salt & pepper, vinegar

Build Your Own Burrito or Burrito Bowl

Burritos and burrito bowls make the perfect meal – they’re filling and delicious. Luckily at Wawa, you can build your own. Just make sure to remove the cheese and sour cream in addition to the meat. 

  • Choose bread (or without) – Tortilla or bowl
  • Choose toppings – Avocado, fresh Salsa, jalapeño peppers, black beans, white rice (sometimes they have brown), or lettuce. 
  • Choose sauces – Sriracha sauce and all the above-mentioned sandwich sauces are vegan


If you fancy some pasta, you can order two options at the convenience store. 

  • Baked penne
  • Roasted vegetable pasta 

Snacks and sides

  • Fruit cups
  • Carrot snack pack
  • Apple peanut butter dipper
  • Beyond meatball and marinara
  • French fries
  • Quinoa
  • Everything soft pretzel
  • Traditional Soft Pretzel
  • Market mix salad
  • Garden salad
  • Hummus with pita
  • Cup of seasoned black beans
  • Cup of seasoned white rice

If you fancy chips or similar snacks, you could always go to their packaged foods area, however, this is what they have available in the cafe. 

Sauces, Dressings and Toppings

There are a bunch of plant-based spreads, sauces, dressings, and toppings to spice up your Wawa food! 

  • Cherry pepper relish
  • Chunky marinara sauce
  • Yellow mustard
  • Spicy brown mustard 
  • Sriracha sauce
  • Hummus 
  • Ketchup
  • Oregano
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Avocado spread
  • CranRaisin blend
  • Fresh salsa
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Oreo cookie pieces
  • Maple syrup
  • Graham cracker crumbles (Topping for coffee)
  • Mocha sauce (Topping for coffee) 

What to Avoid

Sometimes looks can be deceiving. Make sure to avoid these items when ordering at Wawa. 

  • Sourdough bread – Contains egg and milk
  • Cornbread – Contains egg and milk
  • Bagel – Contains egg and milk
  • Flour tortilla – Contains egg and milk
  • Wheat roll – Contains egg and milk
  • Protein boost – Contains milk
  • Protein power pack – Contains egg and milk
  • Pumpkin spice sauce – Contains milk
  • Potato salad – Contains egg
  • Kale and quinoa salad – Contains milk
  • Buffalo sauce – Contains egg and milk
  • Garlic Aioli sauce – Contains egg
  • Miracle Whip – Contains egg
  • Remoulade sauce – Contains egg
  • Basil pesto – Contains milk
  • Sizzli breakfast burrito – Contains egg and milk
  • Sweet potatoes – Contains egg and milk

Now you know exactly what you can and can’t have, your next trip to Wawa will be a lot easier. Enjoy your food and refer back to this guide whenever you might need it!

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