Looking for information on Noodles & Company menu prices? Curious about more price hikes in 2024? In this article, I track the latest Noodles & Company’s menu prices and even share my favorite ways to save money during your next visit.

Noodles and Pasta

Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Buttered NoodlesSmall$3.99
Buttered NoodlesRegular$5.39
Indonesian Peanut SautéSmall$4.49
Indonesian Peanut SautéRegular$5.89
Whole Grain Tuscan FrescaSmall$4.49
Whole Grain Tuscan FrescaRegular$5.89
Steak StroganoffSmall$4.40
Steak StroganoffRegular$5.80
Bangkok CurrySmall$4.49
Bangkok CurryRegular$5.89
Spaghetti & MeatballsSmall$4.40
Spaghetti & MeatballsRegular$5.80
Pad ThaiSmall$4.49
Pad ThaiRegular$5.89
Pesto CavatappiSmall$4.49
Pesto CavatappiRegular$5.89
Wisconsin Mac & CheeseSmall$4.49
Wisconsin Mac & CheeseRegular$5.89
Japanese Pan NoodlesSmall$4.49
Japanese Pan NoodlesRegular$5.89
Penne RosaSmall$4.49
Penne RosaRegular$5.89
Alfredo MontAmore®Small$4.90
Alfredo MontAmore®Regular$5.90


Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Med Salad with Grilled ChickenSmall$4.40
Med Salad with Grilled ChickenRegular$5.80
Napa Market Salad with ChickenSmall$6.99
Napa Market Salad with ChickenRegular$8.39
Grilled Chicken Caesar SaladSmall$4.40
Grilled Chicken Caesar SaladRegular$5.80
Chicken Veracruz SaladSmall$6.99
Chicken Veracruz SaladRegular$8.39


Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Wisconsin Cheesesteak$7.29
Spicy Chicken Caesar$6.69
Veggie Med$6.69
The Med$6.69
BBQ Pork Sandwich$7.29

BUFF Bowls

Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
BUFF Bangkok Curry with Organic Tofu$8.49
BUFF Pesto with Naturally Raised Pork$8.49
BUFF Japanese Pan with Marinated Steak$8.49
BUFF Tuscan Fresca with Grilled Chicken Breast$8.49


Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Chicken Noodle SoupSmall$4.49
Chicken Noodle SoupRegular$5.89
Tomato Basil BisqueSmall$4.49
Tomato Basil BisqueRegular$5.89
Thai Curry SoupSmall$4.49
Thai Curry SoupRegular$5.89

Square Bowls

Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Thai Curry SoupFamily Square Bowl$22.00
Chicken Noodle SoupFamily Square Bowl$22.00
Tomato Basil BisqueFamily Square Bowl$22.00
Bangkok CurryFamily Square Bowl$27.00
Buttered NoodlesFamily Square Bowl$22.00
Indonesian Peanut SautéFamily Square Bowl$20.00
Tossed Green SaladFamily Square Bowl$16.00
Med Salad with Grilled ChickenFamily Square Bowl$27.00
Pad ThaiFamily Square Bowl$20.00
Grilled Chicken Caesar SaladFamily Square Bowl$29.00
Chicken Veracruz SaladFamily Square Bowl$29.00
Whole Grain Tuscan FrescaFamily Square Bowl$20.00
Steak StroganoffFamily Square Bowl$27.00
Spaghetti & MeatballsFamily Square Bowl$29.00
Pesto CavatappiFamily Square Bowl$20.00
Wisconsin Mac & CheeseFamily Square Bowl$22.00
Japanese Pan NoodlesFamily Square Bowl$20.00
Penne RosaFamily Square Bowl$20.00
Napa Market Salad with ChickenFamily Square Bowl$29.00
Alfredo MontAmore®Family Square Bowl$26.50


Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Organic Tofu$2.39
Oven-Roasted Meatballs$2.59
Marinated Steak$2.79
Chicken Breast$2.59
Naturally Raised Pork$2.79
Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Breast$2.59
Petite Baguette$0.79


Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Potstickers3 pcs.$2.99
Potstickers6 pcs.$4.89
Korean BBQ Meatballs with Gochujang Sauce5 Meatballs$2.99
Korean BBQ Meatballs with Gochujang Sauce10 Meatballs$4.89

A La Carte Catering

Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce or Buttered Noodles$35.00
Med, Veracruz, or Napa Market Salad$35.00
Tossed Green or Caesar Salad$20.00
Cheesy Garlic Bread$15.00
Penne Rosa, Bangkok Curry, Mac & Cheese, Pesto Cavatappi, Whole Grain Tuscan Fresca, Alfredo MontAmore, Pad Thai, Indonesian Peanut Sauté, or Stroganoff$40.00
Iced Tea or LemonadeGallon$10.00


Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Rice Krispy$1.89
Snoodledoodle Cookie$1.89
Chocolate Chunk Cookie$1.89

Kids Meal

Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Kids Meal$5.00


Menu ItemSize / QuantityPrice
Fountain DrinkKids$0.79
Fountain DrinkRegular$1.89
Fountain DrinkLarge$2.29
Chocolate Organic Milk$1.59
1% Organic Milk$1.59
Izze DrinkBottle$2.49
Fresh-Brewed Honest Tea$1.89
Fresh-Brewed Honest Tea$2.29
Nantucket Nectar$2.49

FAQs about Noodles & Company 

Did Noodles & Company Raise Prices Again?

Butterfly cut noodles.

Noodles & Company reported customers in the mid- to lower-income bracket pushed back against the company’s menu price increases in the first quarter of 2023. This group makes up about 45% of Noodles’ diners with household incomes less than $100,000 per year. The resistance to price increases was especially noticeable among customers ordering delivery, which represents 30% of total sales.

The company had increased its menu prices, which are roughly 25% higher through third-party delivery channels, to cover the fees charged by third-party players like DoorDash and Uber Eats. As in-store menu prices increased, delivery prices climbed even higher. At their highest point during the quarter, menu prices at Noodles were up 13% year over year, following a 5% increase in February, 2023.

You’ll be happy to learn the worst of menu price increases and the chain has signaled they intend to end price increases. The inflationary climate that has challenged restaurant margins over the past 3 years is improving. This has allowed Noodles & Company to return to value positioning to drive traffic. In early May 2023, Noodles & Company brought back a value promotion offering 7 dishes for $7. This promotion led to an immediate pickup in traffic and sales, which is expected to offset the declines seen in the first quarter.

Is Noodles & Company an expensive restaurant?

Noodles & Company is not considered an expensive restaurant. This restaurant focuses on offering affordable and reasonably priced options to its customers and they even have a 7 dishes available for only $7 as a promotion. While prices may vary depending on location and specific menu items, Noodles & Company generally positions itself as a budget-friendly dining option, providing a variety of dishes at affordable prices.

If you’re a parent, know that the Kids Meals are priced at only $5.29. The meals come with an entree, 2 sides, and a drink. Considering even the kids meals are priced around $10 these days this is a fantastic way to feed the family on a budget.

Kids Meal

Gluten-free Noodles with Red Sauce Kids Meal.

Who owns Noodles & Company?

Originally, Noodles & Company was founded by Aaron Kennedy in 1995. However, today, Noodles & Company is a publicly traded company so it is owned by shareholders. The ownership is distributed among various individuals and institutional investors who hold shares of the company’s stock.

How big is a small portion at Noodles & Company?

At Noodles & Company, the size of a small portion can vary depending on the specific dish you order. However, as a general guideline, small portions at Noodles & Company are typically designed to provide a moderate serving size that satisfies a single individual. These smaller portions are often suitable for those looking for a lighter meal or for pairing with other menu items.

What were Family Meals at Noodles & Company?

Family Meals at Noodles & Company are a special offering introduced by the restaurant chain. The Noodles Family Meals are designed to provide convenient and satisfying meal options for families. These meals include a variety of popular menu items, such as Classic Mac & Cheese, Penne Rosa with Grilled Chicken, and Pad Thai.

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They are specifically portioned to serve four people and come with generous quantities of food. The introduction of Family Meals aims to cater to the needs of families seeking convenient and delicious dining options.

What is the $10 Mac & Cheese Meal Deal?

$10 Mac & Cheese Meal Deal.

The $10 Mac & Cheese Meal Deal at Noodles & Company is a popular promotional offer available at the restaurant. This deal provides customers with a discounted and complete meal centered around Noodles & Company’s Classic Mac & Cheese dish.

Did Noodles & Company discontinue Stroganoff?

Yes, Noodles & Company discontinued their Steak Stroganoff dish in 2021. With that being said, the company has been kind enough to share their Steak Stroganoff recipe on TikTok. You can’t order this menu item at Noodles & Company, but you can still try to recreate the dish at home.

What are the benefits of joining the Noodles Rewards program? 

Noodles & Company Coupons

Noodles & Company Coupons.

By joining the Noodles Rewards program at Noodles & Company, customers can enjoy several benefits, which you can view right here.

  • Free Entree: Upon joining, members receive a reward for a free regular entrée after their first purchase.
  • Earn Points: Members can earn rewards points for every dollar spent on eligible purchases at Noodles & Company.
  • Redeem Rewards: Accumulated points can be redeemed for various rewards, including free menu items or discounts on future orders. The program has three member tiers, each with its own perks. The more you spend, the faster you reach the next tier:
    • Classic (0-1600 points): Spend $1, earn 8 points. Get a free dessert reward for your birthday.
    • Signature (1601 – 6600 points): Spend $1, earn 10 points. Get a free small entrée reward for your birthday.
    • Premier (6601+ points): Spend $1, earn 12 points. Get a free regular entrée reward for your birthday.
  • Special Offers: Program members receive exclusive access to special offers, promotions, and personalized deals.
  • Birthday Treat: Noodles Rewards members are eligible to receive a special birthday surprise or treat during their birthday month.

Exclusive Coupons: All rewards members also get to take advantage of the following coupons.

  • $3 off a purchase of $15 or more
  • Buy a Regularly Priced Entree, Get a Second Entree 50% off
  • Spend $20 and Get a Free Kids Meal (Value of $5.29). This is a savings of more than 25% if you only spend the $20 minimum.

Another important note is that Noodles Rewards points do have an expiration date. Points expire 12 months from the date they were earned. It is important to keep track of the points and utilize them within the specified time frame to avoid expiration.

Free Bowl Offer

Free Bowl when you apply.

Hungry for a job at Noodles & Company? Here’s another unique offer I spotted at the bottom of my receipt. You can get a free bowl of noodles when you interview. You can apply to let them know you’re interested. Even if you don’t get hired you’ll get a meal out of the deal.

Is there a Secret Menu at Noodles & Company? 

While Noodles & Company does not officially have a secret menu, there are a few creative customizations and off-menu combinations that some customers have discovered and enjoy.

  • Buffalo Mac: This is a popular off-menu item where customers combine Noodles & Company’s Classic Mac & Cheese with buffalo sauce or buffalo chicken for a spicy twist.
  • The Pesto Fresco Pasta: Some customers have customized their pasta by combining the Pesto Cavatappi and the Penne Rosa dishes for a flavorful blend of basil pesto and tomato cream sauce.

Remember, these secret menu items are not guaranteed to be available at all locations, and the availability may vary based on individual restaurant preferences.

Grilled Chicken Pad Thai

Grilled Chicken Pad Thai at Noodles & Company.

Noodles & Company, founded in 1995, is a fast-casual restaurant chain that specializes in globally inspired noodle dishes. It was established with the vision of serving high-quality, customizable meals featuring a variety of noodles, flavors, and ingredients from around the world.

Over the years, Noodles & Company has grown to become a popular dining option with 468 locations at the time of writing. Here are the states with the most Noodle’s & Company locations.

State Number of Locations
Colorado 58
Illinois 58
Minnesota 46
Michigan 23
Ohio 19
Pennsylvania 9
Virginia 27
Wisconsin 54
California 14

The company plans to open another 10 – 15 locations by the end of 2023. The company also has plans for 10% unit growth in future years. Noodles & Company is also exploring opportunities in ghost kitchens with its first delivery-only operation opened near Chicago. I hope a location will open in your town in the near future so you can give it a try.