26 Crazy McDonalds Items You Can’t Get In America

   While I knew that McDonald’s was everywhere, I never really knew they had so many custom items for different parts of the world.   I’m down for the shrimp and the mozzarella bites, but I’m not going anywhere near the Burbur Ayam McD.

McDonald’s India’s Veg Pizza McPuff

McDonald's India's Veg Pizza McPuff

McDonald’s India

McDonald’s India offers many vegetarian items, from the McVeggie to the Veg Pizza McPuff, which features tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and an array of vegetables. Many international McDonald’s sell veggie-friendly items, but American McDonald’s do not, because they do not sell well here.

McDonald’s India’s McPaneer Royale

McDonald's India's McPaneer Royale

McDonald’s India

According to McDonald’s India’s website, “McDonald’s has developed a menu especially for India with vegetarian selections to suit the Indian palate, and has also re-engineered its operations to address the special requirements of vegetarians.” Further proof, another vegetarian item: the McPaneer Royale, which features paneer cheese, lettuce, tomato, jalapeno peppers, and a cheese-and-onion sauce.

McDonald’s Japan’s chicken veggie burger

McDonald's Japan's chicken veggie burger

McDonald’s Japan

McDonald’s Japan has a chicken veggie burger, which features a fusion of chicken, soybeans, and vegetables.

McDonald’s Thailand’s Samurai Pork Burger

McDonald's Thailand's Samurai Pork Burger



People love the Samurai Pork Burger (called the Samurai Burger in Singapore and Malaysia). According to Travelling McD’s, it makes promotional appearances on the menu every year.

McDonald’s Japan’s The Shakachiki Red Pepper chicken

McDonald's Japan's The Shakachiki Red Pepper chicken

McDonald’s Japan

The Shakachiki Red Pepper chicken is a chicken patty with red pepper sauce you can sprinkle on at your discretion.

McDonald’s Japan’s Gracoro burger

The Gracoro burger is a recurring burger in Japan with cheese, shrimp, and macaroni in a croquette.

McDonald’s UK’s Mozzarella Dippers.

McDonald's UK's Mozzarella Dippers.

McDonald’s UK

McDonald’s restaurants in the UK sell Mozzarella Dippers — McDonald’s spin on the classic appetizer mozzarella sticks. McDonald’s is testing this item in America.

McDonald’s Malaysia’s Burbur Ayam McD

McDonald's Malaysia's Burbur Ayam McD

McDonald’s Malaysia

In Malaysia, you can order Burbur Ayam McD, McDonald’s spin on a Malaysian dish. It features chicken on top of porridge, and it is topped with onions, ginger, shallots, and chilies.

McDonald’s Spain’s gazpacho

McDonald's Spain's gazpacho


McDonald’s Gazpacho Soup

In Spain, you can dine on gazpacho at McDonald’s, which is definitely a lighter option than a burger.

McDonald’s Korea’s shrimp burger

McDonald's Korea's shrimp burger

McDonald’s Korea

In Korea, you can get a Double Deluxe Shrimp Burger if the regular Deluxe Shrimp Burger isn’t enough for you.

McDonald’s Croatia’s tzatziki wrap

McDonald's Croatia's tzatziki wrap

McDonald’s Croatia

McDonald’s Croatia offers items such as a tzatziki beef wrap.

McDonald’s Portugal’s soups

McDonald's Portugal's soups

McDonald’s Portugal

McDonald’s Portugal offers soup as an alternative to burgers, including the bean and spinach soup.

McDonald’s Canada’s poutine

McDonald's Canada's poutine


Maple & Bacon Poutine

In Canada, you can get poutine. This past June, the chain offered an outrageous take on the classic dish by infusing it with maple and bacon.

McDonald’s New Zealand Georgie Pie

McDonald's New Zealand Georgie Pie

McDonald’s New Zealand

McDonald’s New Zealand sells Georgie Pies, a New Zealand classic. You can get a Steak Mince ‘n’ Cheese pie (pictured right) or other variations like the Chicken ‘N’ Vegetable and Apple ‘N’ Blackberry pies.

McDonald’s Costa Rica’s McPinto Deluxe

McDonald's Costa Rica's McPinto Deluxe

The McPinto

McDonald’s Costa Rica offers a different spin on breakfast — the McPinto Deluxe, which serves up rice and beans, eggs, plantains, a tortilla, and sour cream.

McDonald’s Hong Kong’s pasta

McDonald's Hong Kong's pasta

McDonald’s Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, you can order Sausage ‘n Egg Twisty Pasta, which is exactly what it sounds like.

McDonald’s Asia’s McRice burger

The McRice burger substituted rice patties for the usual hamburger bun. It has since been discontinued.

McDonald’s Greece’s Greek Mac

McDonald's Greece's Greek Mac

McDonald’s Greece

The Greek Mac is a Mediterranean take on the burger, with a pita stuffed with two beef patties and yogurt sauce.

McDonald’s Sweden’s chili cheese bites

McDonald's Sweden's chili cheese bites

McDonald’s Sweden

In Sweden, you can get Chili Cheese Tops — similar to the appetizer jalapeno poppers, only without jalapenos, and with McDonald’s flair.


McDonald’s Mexico’s McMollette

McDonald's Mexico's McMollette


The McMollet

McDonald’s Mexico is famous for its McMollette, an open-faced breakfast sandwich with beans, cheese, and sauce.

McDonald’s France’s desserts

McDonald’s France has a knockout dessert menu that includes macaroons and cheesecake.

McDonald’s Middle East’s McArabia

McDonald's Middle East's McArabia


The McArabia is sold in many countries, including Egypt and Pakistan. The chicken version features two chicken patties, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, and garlic sauce in between a pita.

McDonald’s Switzerland’s shrimp

McDonald's Switzerland's shrimp

McDonald’s Switzlerand

McDonald’s Switzerland sells fried shrimp.

McDonald’s Netherlands’ McKroket

In the Netherlands, you can order the McKroket, which features a patty with stew and beef, topped with mustard sauce.

McDonald’s Germany’s McToast

McDonald's Germany's McToast

McDonald’s Germany

For breakfast, you can order a McToast Chocolate — pancakes folded up like a sandwich with chocolate spread in between.

McDonald’s Philippines

In the Philippines, you can order chicken and spaghetti — it’s called the Chicken McDo with McSpaghetti. (Even though that same s