Brand Information

Applebee’s is the world’s largest casual dining brand, with approximately 2,000 locations in 49 states, 16 countries and one U.S territory.  Based in Kansas City, MO., Applebee’s takes pride in providing a welcoming, neighborhood environment where everyone can enjoy the dining experience. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar is a DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN ) brand, and is franchised and operated by Applebee’s Services, Inc. and its affiliates.

Applebee’s was founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1980 by Bill and T.J. Palmer. The Palmers envisioned a restaurant that would provide full service, consistently good food, reasonable prices and quality service in a neighborhood setting. More than thirty years later, the Applebee’s concept has proven to be a success in the casual dining industry and continues to grow in popularity.

Applebee's Services, Inc. is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.


See You Tomorrow

At Applebee’s we believe that every day is an opportunity for our guests to visit our restaurant.