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Lighter Meals at Willow Ranch

There’s no doubt about it, we here at Willow Ranch Restaurant in Buttonwillow love to fill your bellies with good, home cooked food, including mesquite BBQ, burgers, steaks, seafood, and more. We understand that after a long day or work week, you just want to sit down, take a load off, and have a great home style meal served to you. We work hard everyday to ensure you are not disappointed in your BBQ restaurant selection, and we want to make sure that you leave here feeling fully satisfied with the food, the service, and the atmosphere.

That being said, we are sure that there are days where you truly don’t want a big meal; you just want something light so as not to weigh you down. Here at Willow Ranch Restaurant in Buttonwillow, we’ve heard your request and answered it with our Lite Fare selections. Designed to not only be lighter in calories, but also lighter in general, out Lite Fare selections still maintain the great taste we are known for, but just in less quantity. Below, we’ll dive into a few of our lighter meals here at Willow Ranch. Contact us today to get started!

Ground Round Patty

One lighter meal that we offer is called the Ground Round Patty. Like it’s name implies, you will enjoy a certified Angus Beef ground round charbroiled burger patty that is served with cottage cheese, tomatoes, sliced hard-boiled eggs, and fresh fruits. If you are looking to load up on protein and lean carbohydrates, then this is the meal for you! You’ll leave our BBQ restaurant fully satisfied and ready to take on the world with this gold nugget here in Buttonwillow.

Boneless & Skinless Chicken Breast

Chicken is one of the healthiest meats for you, packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals, while having overall less fat than other meats, such as beef. Our Boneless & Skinless Chicken Breast is charbroiled to perfection. Served with cottage cheese, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, and fresh fruit, this meal will leave you feeling fully satisfied, while not feeling weighed down.

Ask Your Server

Many of our classic meals, such as from our Home Style Favorites and Mesquite BBQ Dinners can be made lite upon request. We are always happy to sub out any side dish that you want, as well as prepare your main meat course how you wish. If you ask your server, he or she can direct you to plenty of healthy options, so you can leave our BBQ restaurant healthy and happy.


Willow Ranch Restaurant has been going strong in Buttonwillow for over 20 years, and we are showing no signs of slowing down. We offer the choicest selection of BBQ in the area, and with our breakfast, lunch, and dinner offerings, our BBQ restaurant is sure to become your go-to when you just need a break from cooking.

Willow Ranch Restaurant also offers catering services in the Buttonwillow area, including Bakersfield. Consider us for your next special event, and visit us today!