The core theme of Applebee’s menu is contemporary American casual dining. In addition to burgers, pasta, salads and seafood, the eatery offers signature items that are exclusive to Applebee’s menu. The casual dining chain also offers desserts, beverages and special menu items for kids. Low calorie foods are also included in the menu in agreement with Weight Watchers International.
Applebee’s menu’s original All-in Burgers include items such as the blazin Texan, triple bacon, and mushroom Swiss, as of 2015. With over 200 lunch combinations, Applebee’s Grill and Bar offers dishes such as chicken tortilla soup, Thai shrimp salad, chicken fajita rollup and shrimp scampi linguine. The menu’s seafood items include savory cedar salmon, hand-battered fish and chips, and double crunch shrimp. Applebee’s also incorporates verified menu items from the Kids LiveWell program that caters to children’s specific nutritional criteria.
The eatery offers rib items such as Applebee’s riblets, crosscut riblets and double-glazed baby back ribs, in combination with different choices of sauce. The eatery’s menu also lists desserts such as the triple chocolate meltdown, butter pecan Blondie, blue ribbon brownie, salted caramel pretzel bites and chocolate mousse dessert shooter. DineEquity, parent company of Applebee’s, is committed to draw innovation regularly into Applebee’s menu.