Arby's Beef and Cheddar
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Arby’s Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich is the chain’s second most popular menu item, and for good reason. It’s a culinary masterpiece, a perfect bite, every bite, every time.

I’m sure most Arby’s fans would agree when we say it’s the best damn sandwich on the chain’s entire menu. And with only 450 calories, it’s definitely one of the healthiest.

Some people even say Arby’s Beef and Cheddar is the best fast-food sandwich of all time. They’re probably right, you know.

No surprise, really. The sandwich has been on the menu for over 30 years, so they’ve perfected it to a point where there’s nothing like it.

Here’s the best part: The Beef ‘n Cheddar is not as calorie dense as other fast food flagships like the Whopper from Burger King, which clocks in at 660 calories.

Arby’s Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich only contains 450 calories, and you also have the choice to make it lighter. Remove the bun and the sauces, and you’re looking at a 280 calorie sandwich.

If you’re still on the fence on what to order, get the Beef ‘n Cheddar. Can’t go wrong with this delicious sandwich. The onion plays off the roast beef so well. And the warm as well as salty melted American cheese, and the sweet-spicy sauce taste so good I would eat two half pounds if my diet allowed it.

How Many Calories in Arby’s Beef and Cheddar Sandwich?

Arby’s Beef ‘n Cheddar is available in three different sizes: Classic, Double, and Half Pound. Therefore, the calorie content of an Arby’s Beef and Cheddar will vary wildly depending on its size.

Below are the nutrition facts for Arby’s Beef ‘n Cheddar. All sizes included and the no-bun option too.

Classic Beef ‘n Cheddar Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 450
  • Calories From Fat: 180
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 1280mg
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 23g

Double Beef ‘n Cheddar Nutritional Information

All the same ingredients, but with double the amount of Roast Beef.

  • Calories: 560
  • Calories From Fat: 240
  • Fat: 27g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Trans Fat: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Sodium: 1710mg
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 33g

Half Pound Beef ‘n Cheddar Nutritional Information

Half pound of Arby’s delicious roast beef with cheddar cheese sauce and red ranch sauce, served on an onion bun.

  • Calories: 740
  • Calories From Fat: 350
  • Fat: 39g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Trans Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 130mg
  • Sodium: 2530mg
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 49g

Beef ‘n Cheddar No Bun Nutritional Information

All the same ingredients as the Classic Beef and Cheddar, but without the bun.

  • Calories: 280
  • Calories From Fat: 160
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 900mg
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 18g


  • Milk
  • Wheat
  • Soy
  • Gluten

Nutritional Info via: Arby’s


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