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By Vicky McDonald
May 29, 2017
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No matter what takeout dish you're craving, it's highly likely we've got the recipe. We've got the greatest Chinese, Indian, Mexican, and Italian inspired recipes from your favorite restaurants. By making these recipes at home, you can control the spice level, you can cut back on the salt, and even add a few extra veggies for the kids. You'll also save yourself some cash. These top-rated recipes are tried-and-tested favorites and perfect for your next restaurant-inspired dinner at home.

Our best copycat recipes of your favorite restaurant dishes

Rave Review: "This recipe puts my local joint outta business - I was a little hesitant as I've never used oyster sauce before, but this was simply wonderful." — Litegal1

Restaurant Style Beef and Broccoli
Photo by Soup Loving Nicole

Rave Review: "My kids were asking for Chinese takeout and I didn't feel like driving to pick it up. I whipped this up real fast. Kids were loving it, and ate every bite. I added some sautéed chicken to make it a complete meal." — FRANCESA

Lo Mein Noodles
Lo Mein Noodles Photo by lutzflcat

Rave Review: "I've been eating lettuce wrap at many Chinese restaurants since I was a little kid, so I have over 3 decades worth of eating this stuff. I've tried many different variations and can attest that this recipe is top-notch." — RACHELLA51

Asian Lettuce Wraps
Photo by Chef'd

Rave Review: "Quick and Easy! Cooking moves fast with a wok so be sure to prep everything beforehand. The chili garlic sauce is essential since this is meant to be a spicy dish. Full of flavor and the veggies a nice sweetness to counter the salt in the sauce." -- AR Cally

Rave Review: "My whole family loved this dish. It was like the butter chicken you would get at an authentic Indian restaurant. It's a keeper." — CAMETZNER

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Photo by Lena

Rave Review: "This is a favorite restaurant dish of my family. It's nice to be able to make it at home — the kids forget they're eating spinach!" — ELENA14

Absolutely Perfect Palak Paneer
Photo by Caroline C

Rave Review: "This was so good! We loved it! ... Seriously, this tasted just like the chicken tikka masala we get at our favorite Indian restaurant. Would be delicious with Naan!" — HAWESA

Chicken Tikka Masala
Photo by Chibi Chef

Rave Review: "This is even better than the restaurant version. My very picky husband loved it!!!" — KARILH

Restaurant-Style Tequila Lime Chicken
Photo by Molly

Rave Review: "This was delicious! Served with hard taco shells, salsa, sour cream, and cheese. Best tacos I've ever had." — FayePhoton

Chipotle Barbacoa
Photo by Chef Mo

Rave Review: "Yes, yes, yes! I love alfredo sauces when I go out, but before now have never found a recipe I could master in my own kitchen. Creamy and quick and actually worked pretty well as leftovers." — ALLIKAT

Better Than Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce
Photo by Christina

Rave Review: "Amazing! Even better than Olive Garden's version!" — kate08

Meme's Pasta Fagioli
Photo by lutzflcat

"A copycat version of the famous chicken from Carrabba's Italian Grill®," says Buckwheat Queen. "But made with leg quarters. Full of flavor, this recipe is company-worthy."

Chicken Bryan with Chicken Leg Quarters
Photo by Buckwheat Queen

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