Updated January 2023! MOD Pizza was one of the first build-your-own pizza or salad chains to take off, and they’ve always been quite friendly to allergic diners. They offer dairy-free cheese, that’s stored separately at the locations we’ve seen, and the staff is trained to follow allergen protocols with special diet orders. And the options are expansive. As you can see in the dairy-free menu below, there are crust, sauce, and topping options for all.
MOD Pizza Dairy-Free Menu Guide with Vegan & Allergen Options
This quick-serve pizzeria has a build-your-own model. They offer some “classic” pizza and salad suggestions, but you are encouraged to customize from scratch. That said, be aware of special order requirements in parentheses () next to the menu items, and see the Heads Up notes to help fill in the blanks.
Other Allergen & Dietary Notes: All of the following MOD Pizza options are also vegan-friendly, except the meats, chicken wings, and Mike’s Hot Honey. These menu items are also made without gluten, egg, peanut, tree nuts, and soy, unless otherwise noted.
- Original (contains gluten)
Heads Up! The Cauliflower Crust contains both milk and eggs.
- BBQ Sauce
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Garlic Rub
- Red Sauce
- Spicy Calabrian Chili Red Sauce
Heads Up! The pesto and white sauces contain dairy.
- Dairy-Free Cheese
Dairy-Free Cheese Ingredients (Daiya): filtered water, tapioca starch, coconut oil, expeller pressed: canola and/or safflower oil, vegan natural flavors, chickpea protein, salt, potato protein, tricalcium phosphate, lactic acid (vegan), konjac gum, xanthan gum, yeast extract, fruit and/or vegetable juice color
Meat & Meat Alternative Toppings
- Canadian Bacon
- Grilled Chicken
- Ground Beef
- Mild Sausage
- Spicy Chicken Sausage
- Plant-Based Italian Sausage (vegan)
Heads Up! The scrambled egg is scrambled with milk. It’s not sold at all locations. The limited edition chicken jalapeño sausage also contains milk.
- Banana Peppers
- Black Olives
- Broccoli, Roasted
- Corn, Roasted
- Garlic, Roasted
- Greek Olives
- Green Bell Peppers
- Mama Lil’s Sweet Hot Peppas
- Mixed Greens
- Mushrooms, Balsamic Marinated
- Red Onions
- Red Onions, Pickled
- Roasted Red Peppers
- Sea Salt
- Serrano Peppers
- Cranberry Seed Blend (limited edition)
Heads Up! The croutons at MOD Pizza contain loads of dairy.
- Balsamic Fig Glaze
- BBQ Swirl
- Hot Buffalo Sauce
- Mike’s Hot Honey
- Red Sauce Dollops
Heads Up! The Pesto Drizzle, Sri-Rancha Sauce, and limited edition Ranchero Sauce (when available) contain dairy.
- Greek (no feta or sub dairy-free mozzarella)
- Italian Chop (no parmesan, sub dairy-free mozzarella)
Dairy-Free Salad Dressings: Balsamic (contains soy oil), Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon Vinaigrette, Red Wine Vinegar, Greek Herb & Tahini (contains soy oil), Sherry Dijon (contains soy oil), Zesty Roma (contains soy oil)
Heads Up! In addition to the cheesy, ranch, and Caesar dressings, the Italian dressing at MOD Pizza contain dairy.
- Cinnamon Strips (no caramel dip or icing) (contains gluten and soy)
- Cheesy Garlic Bread (sub dairy-free cheese or no cheese) (contains gluten)
- Garlic Strips (sub dairy-free cheese or no cheese) (contains gluten)
- Wings, Original (limited locations)
- Wings, BBQ Hot Honey (limited locations)
- Wings, Buffalo (limited locations)
Heads Up! MOD Pizza uses a butter substitute on some of their strips, but it does not contain dairy (at last check). The Sriracha and Garlic Rosemary Wings do contain milk.
This Post is for Informational Purposes Only
Menus, ingredients, kitchen procedures, management, food sourcing, and restaurant protocols are subject to change at any time. Always read the menu and discuss your dietary needs with the staff before ordering. Make sure they can accommodate your situation. This post is for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as advice.
There is always a risk for potential cross-contamination of allergens in any commercial kitchen. If cross-contamination is an issue for you, always speak with the manager to ensure that your meal can be safely prepared. Listings here do not guarantee that a restaurant is safe enough for your individual needs. Only you can make that decision.
Each location of a chain restaurant has different management and staff, and some might have different owners. This means differences in processes, ingredients used, menu options, and food sourcing can occur. Always verify the safety of your order for your needs at your current location.
Where to Find MOD Pizza
At last count, MOD Pizza had approximately 400 locations in U.S. 28 states. They have just a smattering of shops outside of the U.S.. See their website below for addresses, hours, and online ordering.
As soon as I told them that I had a dairy allergy, they changed their gloves and took extra care to avoid anything with dairy in it. You pay for the crust and all the toppings are free, which you can’t beat! After eating frozen pizza since discovering my allergy, this oven pizza was da’ bomb!!!
Delicious & Affordable!
Love the build your own pizza style and that they even let you customize two halves if your splitting it. We tried the fig balsamic glaze, too, which wasn’t extra and was sweet, but good. I recommend going light on the dairy-free cheese. It can easily overwhelm the pizza if you get too much. Also, the staff changed their gloves before handling our order and got the cheese alternative from a tub that was put away from the other toppings – which was great!