Pei Wei- Cheapest Food, Calories Per Dollar


Efficiency- Michael:

At home we we aim to hit 700 Calories Per Dollar.

Taco Bell has a Beefy Fritos Burrito at 440 Calories Per Dollar. Similar restaurants to Pei Wei have items between 100-200 Calories Per Dollar.

-Michael Kirk Editor

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Save More Money At Pei Wei

Pei Wei can be expensive so we made a list of the cheapest food you can get at Pei Wei for your benefit

Takeaways

  1. The highest Calories Per Dollar item are the Fudge brownies.
  2. The highest Protein Per Dollar item is the Edamame.

Efficiency recommends the Chicken Pad Thai. It’s has a Calorie Per Dollar count of almost 177 and a Protein Per Dollar count of almost 9 G. One of the least efficient items on the menu is the Vegetable spring rolls with only 64 calories per dollar and less than 1 G of protein per dollar.
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Menu Item Before Tax Price Calories Per Dollar Protein Per Dollar Cost If Eaten All Year Calories Protein
Fudge brownie $1.49 288.59 4.03 $2,529.53 430 6
Chocolate Chunk cookie $1.19 226.89 2.52 $3,217.41 270 3
Snickerdoodle cookie $1.19 218.49 1.68 $3,341.15 260 2
Chicken pad thai $8.99 176.86 8.79 $4,127.48 1590 79
Japanese steak & shrimp chile ramen $9.99 151.15 5.31 $4,829.60 1510 53
Kids Lo Mein vegtables & tofu $4.99 148.30 5.21 $4,922.57 740 26
Pork egg rolls $7.59 147.56 4.48 $4,947.05 1120 34
Kids lo mein chicken $4.99 138.28 6.81 $5,279.28 690 34
Kids honey seared chicken $4.99 136.27 3.41 $5,356.91 680 17
Honey seared chicken $8.99 129.03 3.67 $5,657.50 1160 33
Kids lo mein steak $4.99 126.25 5.01 $5,782.06 630 25
Kids orange chicken $4.99 124.25 3.41 $5,875.32 620 17
Kids honey seared shirmp $4.99 124.25 2.40 $5,875.32 620 12
Kids orange shirmp $4.99 124.25 2.40 $5,875.32 620 12
Chicken chow mein $8.49 122.50 6.71 $5,959.33 1040 57
Fried Rice vegetables & tofu $8.99 122.36 4.78 $5,966.09 1100 43
Kids lo mein shirmp $4.99 122.24 4.61 $5,971.64 610 23
Pei Wei original $9.99 121.12 3.10 $6,027.02 1210 31
Kids teriyaki vegtables & tofu $4.99 120.24 3.81 $6,071.17 600 19
Kids orange vegetables & tofu $4.99 120.24 3.41 $6,071.17 600 17
Traditional Chicken Lettuce Wraps $6.99 115.88 4.86 $6,299.63 810 34
Asian Chile Lime Chicken Salad $7.99 115.14 3.75 $6,339.89 920 30
Honey-Seared steak $9.99 115.12 3.10 $6,341.48 1150 31
Fried Rice Chicken $8.99 114.57 6.23 $6,371.55 1030 56
Dan Dan Noodles $8.99 110.12 5.01 $6,628.99 990 45
Honey-Seared vegetables & tofu $8.99 110.12 2.78 $6,628.99 990 25
Fried Rice steak $9.99 110.11 4.70 $6,629.73 1100 47
Honey-Seared shirmp $9.99 110.11 2.00 $6,629.73 1100 20
Sweet & Sour Chicken $8.99 109.01 3.67 $6,696.63 980 33
Kids Teriyaki Chicken $4.99 108.22 5.41 $6,745.74 540 27
Kung Pao steak $9.99 108.11 3.80 $6,752.50 1080 38
Pei Wei original $8.99 107.90 4.89 $6,765.67 970 44
Thai Mango steak $9.99 107.11 3.60 $6,815.61 1070 36
Pei Wei original $8.99 105.67 2.78 $6,908.11 950 25
Thai Mango Chicken $8.99 103.45 5.56 $7,056.67 930 50
Kung Pao Chicken $8.99 101.22 5.67 $7,211.76 910 51
Sesame steak $9.99 101.10 3.50 $7,220.50 1010 35
Edamame $3.19 100.31 9.40 $7,277.19 320 30
Kids Sweet and Sour steak $4.99 100.20 2.81 $7,285.40 500 14
Kids Teriyaki steak $4.99 98.20 3.41 $7,434.08 490 17
Kung Pao vegetables & tofu $8.99 97.89 3.45 $7,457.61 880 31
Sweet & Sour steak $9.99 97.10 3.00 $7,518.25 970 30
Ahi Avocado salad $7.99 96.37 3.38 $7,574.94 770 27
Kids Honey seared steak $4.99 96.19 3.01 $7,588.96 480 15
Kids Orange steak $4.99 96.19 2.40 $7,588.96 480 12
Sesame Chicken $8.99 95.66 5.34 $7,631.05 860 48
Teriyaki vegetables & tofu $8.99 94.55 3.34 $7,720.82 850 30
Kids Sweet and Sour Chicken $4.99 94.19 3.81 $7,750.43 580 19
Teriyaki Crunch Roll $6.49 93.99 2.16 $7,766.72 610 14
Asian Chopped Chicken salad $7.99 93.87 5.88 $7,776.93 750 47
Thai Dynamite Chicken $8.99 93.44 3.89 $7,812.74 840 35
Sesame vegetables & tofu $8.99 93.44 3.23 $7,812.74 840 29
Kids Honey seared vegtables & Tofu $4.99 92.18 3.21 $7,918.91 460 16
Kids Teriyaki Shirmp $4.99 92.18 3.21 $7,918.91 460 16
Fried Rice shirmp $9.99 91.09 3.60 $8,013.96 910 36
Sweet & Sour vegetables & tofu $8.99 90.10 2.67 $8,102.10 810 24
Spicy Genral TSO’S steak $9.99 89.09 3.30 $8,194.04 890 33
Teriyaki Chicken $8.99 85.65 5.01 $8,522.99 770 45
Thai Dynamite steak $9.99 85.09 3.30 $8,579.65 850 33
Spicy Polynesian Poke bowl $8.99 84.54 3.23 $8,635.13 760 29
Crab Wontons $5.99 83.47 3.17 $8,745.40 500 19
Spicy Genral TSO’S Chicken $8.99 83.43 5.12 $8,750.27 750 42
Thai Mango vegetables & tofu $8.99 81.20 3.34 $8,990.00 730 30
Spicy Genral TSO’S vegetables & Tofu $8.99 81.20 2.89 $8,990.00 730 26
Thai Mango shirmp $9.99 79.08 2.30 $9,231.27 790 23
Thai Dynamite Shirmp $9.99 79.08 2.20 $9,231.27 790 22
Pei Wei original Shirmp $9.99 79.08 1.70 $9,231.27 790 17
Ginger Broccoli vegetables & tofu $8.99 74.53 3.34 $9,795.07 670 30
Thai Dynamite vegetables & tofu $8.99 74.53 3.00 $9,795.07 670 27
Teriyaki steak $9.99 74.07 3.60 $9,855.00 740 36
Kung Pao Shirmp $9.99 73.07 2.50 $9,990.00 730 25
Kids Sweet and Sour shirmp $4.99 72.14 2.61 $10,118.61 360 13
Mongolian vegetables & tofu $8.99 71.19 3.11 $10,254.22 640 28
Vietnamese Chicken Salad Rolls $7.79 70.60 3.34 $10,339.45 550 26
Ginger Broccoli Chicken $8.99 68.13 4.78 $10,714.92 590 43
Wasabi Crunch Roll $7.49 68.09 2.40 $10,720.98 510 18
Sesame Shirmp $9.99 68.07 2.10 $10,724.56 680 21
Teriyaki Shirmp $9.99 66.07 2.90 $11,049.55 660 29
Korean Spicy vegetables & tofu $8.99 65.63 3.11 $11,123.22 590 28
Ginger Broccoli steak $9.99 65.07 3.40 $11,219.54 650 34
Vegetable spring rolls $7.49 64.09 0.93 $11,391.04 480 7
Mongolian steak $9.99 63.06 3.20 $11,575.71 630 32
Sweet & sour shirmp $9.99 63.06 2.00 $11,575.71 630 20
Mongolian chicken $8.99 62.29 4.56 $11,719.11 560 41
Kids Sweet and Sour vegtables & Tofu $4.99 58.12 3.01 $12,561.03 290 15
Korean spicy steak $9.99 57.06 3.20 $12,794.21 570 32
Spicy genral TSO’S shirmp $9.99 56.06 1.90 $13,022.68 560 19
Korean spicy chicken $8.99 55.62 4.56 $13,125.40 500 41
Ginger broccoli shirmp $9.99 47.05 2.30 $15,516.38 470 23
Mongolian shirmp $9.99 44.04 2.10 $16,574.32 440 21
Hot & sour soup $4.29 41.96 2.80 $17,398.33 180 12
Spicy tuna roll $7.49 40.05 2.14 $18,225.67 300 16
Korean spicy shirmp $9.99 39.04 2.10 $18,699.23 390 21
Thai wonton soup $4.29 37.30 2.10 $19,573.13 160 9

Remember, if your looking to Maximize efficiency it’s always best to eat at home.

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