Applebee’s Nutrition Info (Calories, Vegan, Gluten-Free Menu)

Applebee's Menu Nutrition

Applebee’s nutrition is both good and bad. There are some high calorie dishes and some low calories dishes. It’s a mix of the heathy and the unhealthy, and that ensures that there is a little something for all tastes and for all diets on the Applebee’s menu.

On our Applebee’s Menu Prices page we discussed these dishes in full and looked at the prices of each of them. In this Applebee’s Nutrition Info page we’ll look at the fat, the sugar, the salt and the calorie content of all dishes. It’s a complete Applebee’s nutrition guide and it contains everything you need to know about this chain from this perspective.

Applebee’s Nutrition Info

Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
4-Cheese Mac & Cheese, with Honey Pepper Chicken Tenders, as served14606428153
Bourbon Street Chicken & Shrimp, with Toppings, without Sides64031907
Fiesta Lime Chicken, as served1140631517
French Onion Soup380221307
Hand-Battered Fish & Chips, as served152010217113
Oriental Grilled Chicken Salad, without dressing12908513152
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Boneless Wings with Classic Buffalo Sauce880561501
Boneless Wings with Honey BBQ Sauce910357050
Boneless Wings with Hot Buffalo Sauce890571501
Boneless Wings with Sweet Asian Chile Sauce930377048
Brew Pub Pretzels & Beer Cheese Dip10504415118
Cheese Quesadilla Grande116974311.50
Cheeseburger Eggrolls9906120219
Cheeseburger Sliders, with Bacon & Fries135990313.50
Chicken Quesadilla Grande132976321.50
Cheeseburger Sliders, with Fries127984283.50
Chicken Wonton Tacos460173.5023
Chili Cheese Nachos141987341.50
Chipotle Lime Chicken Quesadillas840512214
Chips & Salsa500223.505
Classic Buffalo Wings85957170.50
Classic Combo without Sauce or Dressing228013141221
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Crunchy Onion Rings128956100.50
Double Crunch Bone-In wings without Sauce or Dressing65040901
Green Bean Crispers, with Sauces899681110
Grilled Chicken Wonton Tacos53921400
Honey BBQ Classic Wings87936900
Hot Buffalo Classic Wings86957170.50
Mozzarella Sticks, with Marinara Sauce9105020110
Potato Twisters93957191.50
Queso Blanco104962201.50
Queso Blanco, with Chili114968221.50
Salsa Verde Beef Nachos175011750514
Spicy Chili Cheese Nachos132980291.50
Spinach & Artichoke Dip, with Salsa & Tortilla Chips96058140.514
Sriracha Shrimp with Sriracha Chile Lime Sauce6904780.510
Steak Quesadilla with Salsa Verde & Pico de Gallo87052231.54
Sweet & Spicy Classic Wings839361000
Wings Bleu Cheese Dressing240254.501
Wings Ranch Dressing210223.501
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Apple Chimi Cheesecake, as served102039190.5108
Blue Ribbon Brownie Bite, with Vanilla Ice Cream380189036
Blue Ribbon Brownie, with Vanilla Ice Cream167078400.5154
Butter Pecan Blondie, as served118062320.588
Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae, as served149064410.5143
Chocolate Mousse Dessert Shooter415252010
Hot Fudge Sundae Dessert Shooter4702315045
Salted Caramel Pretzel Bites, mini420104.500
Salted Caramel Pretzel Bites, regular8392090.50
Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert Shooter390241410
Triple Chocolate Meltdown, as served9805234064
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
BBQ-spiced Fries45020400
BBQ-spiced Fries63033100.54
Fries430203.500
Add-on, Fire Grilled Shrimp Skewer12610400
Add-on, Fried Shrimp39021400
Guacamole706100
Steak Topper, Grilled Onions452.50.500
Steak Topper, Shrimp 'N Parmesan23017900
Steak Topper, Sauteed Garlic Mushrooms130134.500
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Applesauce400008
Apple Dippers, with Yogurt9010016
Caesar Salad, Kid's23019402
Chicken Griller, Kid's1904101
Chicken Mac 'n Cheese66031171.54
Chicken Tenders, Kid's31017300
Corn Dog, Kid's200112.505
Fried Shrimp, Kid's230122.501
Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Kid's1307102
Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Kid's640351418
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, Kid's30092.508
Mini Cheeseburger, Kid's36023814
Mini Cheeseburgers (2)65039141.59
Mini Hamburger, Kid's32020604
Mini Hamburgers (2)58033111.59
Mozzarella Sticks, Kid's35019705
Sirloin, Kid's, without sides14062.500
Steamed Broccoli, Kid's300000
Vanilla Yogurt with Strawberries, Kid's1001.51016
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Pepper Chicken Tenders, Lunch6202511026
BBQ Brisket Tacos12207020033
Baked Cod, as served970432213
Baked Haddock, as served100046231.54
Blackened Tilapia, as served47018500
Bone-in Pork Chop, with Honey Apple Chutney5602411027
Bourbon Street Chicken & Shrimp, with Toppings, without Sides64031907
Bourbon Street Steak, with Sides700381217
Butcher's Reserve Top Sirloin380114.50.51
Caprese Chicken, with Toppings, without Sides70032110.515
Cedar Grilled Lemon Chicken, with Toppings, without Sides580264015
Cedar Salmon with Maple Mustard Glaze540329020
Chicken Fajita Rollup, Lunch770461615
Chicken Fried Chicken, as served114956110.50
Chicken Fried Steak, with Mashed Potatoes, Gravy & Vegetable119958141.50
Chicken Tenders Basket, as served109963110.50
Chicken Tenders Platter, as served14608314123
Chicken Tenders Small Platter, as served11506611014
Clubhouse Grille, Lunch5503190.514
Crispy Brewhouse Chicken, as served1080621518
Crispy Orange Chicken, as served15194990.50
Double Crunch Shrimp, as served12305811025
Double-Glazed Baby Back Ribs Half Rack without Sides or Sauce436321200
Double-Glazed Baby Back Ribs, Full Rack, without Sides or Sauce863632400
Fiesta Lime Chicken, as served1140631517
Firecracker Shrimp Cavatappi197013153322
Grilled Chicken Breast without Sides1904101
Grilled Sweet Onion Sirloin Steak (7 oz.), without sides739361310
Grilled Sweet Onion Sirloin Steak (9 oz.), without sides78938141.50
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Hand-Battered Fish & Chips, as served152010217113
Hand-Breaded Fish & Chips15709818113
Honey Pepper Chicken Tenders, Lunch940377048
House Sirloin Steak (7 oz.), without sides28015610
House Sirloin Steak (9 oz.), without sides33017710
Margarita Queso Chicken & Shrimp, as served97948100.50
Memphis Dry Rub, Full Rack11897325044
Memphis Dry Rub, Full Rack5883613022
New England Fish & Chips, Hand Battered Fish Fry, as served1990137241.514
New York Strip Steak (12 oz.), without sides47925101.50
Pepper-Crusted Sirloin & Whole Grains38013407
Ribeye Steak (12 oz.), without sides669472150
Riblets, Small Portion, with Sides, without Sauce830461402
Riblets, with Sides, without Sauce11806821013
Shrimp 'N Parmesan Sirloin Steak, without sides58037201.52
Shrimp 'N Parmesan Sirloin Steak, without sides600122.5024
Sirloin Stir Fry7702360.524
Sizzling Double Barrel Whisky Sirloin, as served6292980.50
Sizzling Skillet Chicken Fajitas, as served1289462110
Sizzling Skillet Shrimp Fajitas, as served1169452110
Sizzling Skillet Steak Fajitas, as served1329482210
Spinach & Artichoke Grilled Chicken Cavatappi, as served10404412014
Steak & Fried Shrimp Combo, without sides669371010
Steak & Grilled Shrimp Combo, without sides47028910
Steak & Honey BBQ Chicken Combo, without sides62018710
Three Cheese Chicken Cavatappi, Lunch600271612
Top Sirloin without Sides230940.50
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
4-Cheese Mac & Cheese, with Honey Pepper Chicken Tenders, as served14606428153
Chicken Broccoli Pasta Alfredo, as served111955301.50
Shrimp Scampi Linguine, as served1009532000
Three Cheese Chicken Cavatappi, as served1280704224
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Bleu Cheese Dressing240254.501
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing210223.501
Chili Lime Vinaigrette12071010
Dijon Honey Mustard Dressing210182.5012
Fat-Free Italian Dressing200003
Garlic Caesar Dressing210233.501
Green Goddess Dressing190203.501
Honey Balsamic Dressing170132011
Honey French Dressing210172.5014
Lemon Olive Oil Vinaigrette15016201
Mexi-Ranch Dressing17018302
Oriental Dressing250223013
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Caesar Salad, Lunch Combo23019402
Crispy chicken & Cornbread Salad, without Dressing140094271.517
Fiesta Chicken Chopped Salad, without dressing6993290.50
Fried Chicken Salad, without dressing67941160.50
Green Goddess Wedge Salad55052110.57
Grilled Chicken & Cornbread Salad, without Dressing109070231.517
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, without dressing800571217
Grilled Shrimp 'N Spinach Salad, without dressing62046700
House Salad, without dressing190124.503
Oriental Chicken Salad, without Dressing, Lunch460315011
Oriental Chicken Salad, without dressing14209915142
Oriental Grilled Chicken Salad, without dressing12908513152
Pecan-Crusted Chicken Salad, without dressing128074150.554
Small Caesar Salad, with Dressing23019402
Southwestern Chicken Salad, Lunch Combo53033704
Southwestern Chicken Salad, without Dressing1070661518
Southwestern Steak Salad, without Dressing102068161.58
Thai Shrimp Salad, without Dressing370182.5014
Thai Shrimp Salad, without Dressing, Lunch19391.507
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
American Standard Burger, without fries1029712730
Artisan Grilled Chicken Ciabatta Sandwich, without sides959571910
Caprese Burger, without sides109073242.512
Chicken Fajita Rollup, without sides1060652727
Classic Burger, without sides63033121.57
Classic Turkey Breast Sandwich, without sides560294.500
Clubhouse Grille Sandwich, without sides11006318127
Cowboy Burger, without fries1289742830
Double Bacon Chicken Sandwich, without sides9604914021
Fire Roasted Chicken Salad Wrap, Lunch40023404
Fire Roasted Chicken Salad Wrap, without Sides8004580.59
Four-Cheese Grille Sandwich, without sides999633020
Grilled Chicken Bacon Wrap, without Sides10104915122
Mushroom Swiss Burger, without fries1099793030
Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich without Sides13409027119
Oriental Chicken Rollup, without sides1159611110
Quesadilla Burger, without sides1180853335
Reuben Sandwich, without sides979541720
Roast Beef, Bacon & Mushroom Melt, without sides85945160.50
Sweet Asian Pineapple Burger, without fries102967282.50
The All-Day Brunch Burger, without sides117077272.512
The Amerian Standard Burger, without sides101068242.510
The Blazin' Texan Burger, without sides10406323221
Triple Bacon Burger, without sides117081292.59
Turkey, Bacon & Avocado Sandwich, without sides949631500
Veggie Burger, without fries57022400
Whisky Bacon Burger, without sides12408026219
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Classic Combo Bleu Cheese Dressing240254.501
Classic Combo Buffalo Sauce10011400
Classic Combo Honey BBQ Sauce11000025
Classic Combo Hot Buffalo Sauce11011400
Classic Combo Ranch Dressing210223.501
Classic Combo Sweet Asian Chile Sauce12010023
Double Crunch Bone-In Wings Bleu Cheese Dressing240251.501
Double Crunch Bone-In Wings Classic Buffalo Sauce20021800
Double Crunch Bone-In Wings Honey BBQ Sauce23000049
Double Crunch Bone-In Wings Hot Buffalo Sauce21022800
Double Crunch Bone-In Wings Ranch Dressing210223.501
Double Crunch Bone-In Wings Sweet Asian Chile Sauce25020047
Double-Glazed Baby Back Ribs Full Rack Texas Style BBQ Sauce11010.5024
Double-Glazed Baby Back Ribs Half Rack Honey BBQ Sauce8000016
Double-Glazed Baby Back Ribs Half Rack Texas Style BBQ Sauce800.50012
Double-Glazed Ribs Full Rack Honey BBQ Sauce15000033
Riblets (Small Portion), Honey BBQ Sauce23000049
Riblets (Small Portion), Texas Style BBW Sauce17021035
Riblets Honey BBQ Sauce38000082
Riblets Texas Style BBQ Sauce28031.5059
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
4-Cheese Mac & Cheese440211102
Add On Chili Cheese Fries21013704
Baked Potato39024120.52
Classic Fries430203.500
Cole Slaw1408100
Crunchy Onion Rings53029508
Fire-Grilled Shrimp Skewer12610400
Fire-Grilled Veggies17313506
Fire-Grilled Veggies260142.505
Garlicky Green Beans18015702
Loaded Baked Potato46029150.53
Loaded Garlic Mashed Potatoes49034130.56
Maple Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes4002010031
Steamed Broccoli10884.500
Sweet Potato Fries400203.5020
Toasted Garlic Breadstick Basket500152.500
Item NameCalories (kcal)Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Sugars (g)
Baked Potato Soup470331510
Broccoli Cheddar Soup390291810
Chicken Noodle Soup1704.5100
Chicken Tortilla Soup1808202
Chili3401890.58
Clam Chowder38026160.50
Fiesta Corn Chowder37029160.50
French Onion Soup380221307
New England Clam chowder270181101
Portsmouth Clam Chowder23013701
Southwest Steak &Black Bean Soup1806202
Tomato Basil Soup19012609
Tuscan Bean Soup, with Chicken & Sausage1707301
Applebee's Nutrition

Applebee’s Nutrition Basics

There are some high calorie options on the Applebee’s menu, but there are also plenty of healthy options as well. For instance, the Cheeseburger Sliders with Bacon is just under 1,400 calories, which is roughly the same as a large cheese pizza from most pizzerias. The Crunchy Onion Rings are also very calorific, and it’s not something that looks like it will fill you up.

On the flip side The Grilled Chicken Wanton Tacos is very low in calories. It may not look like it at first glance, but there are only 650 calories here. If you want even less, then you you can get dishes of fewer than 500 calories by focusing on the Sides menu and on the Salad menu. There are also a few other dishes that fit the mold.

Applebee’s Calories

Thanks to the Applebee’s Nutrition Info table above, you have a good idea of how many calories are in your favorite dishes at this restaurant. But how do these compare to other restaurants? Are you getting more for your money and your calories or less? Well, we will show you.

For instance, the Applebee’s Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad contains the same amount of calories as about 7 Original Recipe Drumsticks from the KFC menu; the Artichoke Dip contains roughly the same number of calories as a Big Mac from the McDonalds menu; while both the aforementioned salad and dip contain roughly the same number of calories as the 1/2lb Thickburgers on the Hardee’s menu.

However, just bear in mind that these are two of the higher calorie and higher fat dishes. There are many lower calorie options as well. And while these ones might surprise you because they contain so many calories, there are plenty of others that will surprise you because they contain so few.

Applebee’s Dessert Menu

Speaking of surprise calories, the Applebee’s dessert menu has some of the highest calorie dishes on the menu, as well as some surprisingly low ones. The Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae has over 1,500 calories. That’s a monumental amount, equivalent to 2 Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls, and around 3 Big Macs. It’s also a lot of sugar to take in a single meal, so be prepared to hit the gym afterwards (or the doctor’s surgery).

If that’s too much sugar for your body to take, then opt for the Sundae Shooter instead. There is a Hot Fudge variety of this dish and it’s divine. What’s more, it’s only 370 calories. You don’t get as much food as you do with the standard sundaes, but it’s a good alternative and one that won’t put you in a diabetic coma.

The highest calories are actually in the Blue Ribbon Brownie, which is a monster at 1600 calories. There is also nearly 80 grams of fat and over 200 grams of carbs. However, you’ll also get a hit of 20 grams of protein, which is roughly the same as a lean chicken breast and amounts to a third of your RDA. Not a big consolation, we know, but it’s something.

Applebee’s Vegetarian Menu

There are plenty of vegetarian options on the Applebee’s menu. These are not limited to a few salads, a few cheese dishes and some desserts either. There is even a Veggie Burger, and it’s one of the better ones we have eaten. Not quite on par with the Garden Burger on the Red Robin menu, but it’s certainly up there.

The vegetarian options are clearly marked and there are more than a dozen of them in total, especially when you start including the sides. There are healthy veggie options, including fresh fruit, and there are unhealthy ones, including cheese fries. So, have your fill, because this is one menu where meat is not the star of the show.

Applebee’s Vegan Menu

Applebee's Menu

There is also an Applebee’s vegan menu. This is not as diverse as the vegetarian menu, but there are a few options. Because the Applebee’s menu is always changing, it is hard to nail these options down. However, there is usually a few decent sides, some fresh fruit and vegetables, some salads and more. Also, they are very accommodating and they will typically serve you any dish you want without the dairy or the meat. So, if there is a salad that contains bacon or a sandwich that contains cheese, just ask them to make it without that ingredient and you have your vegan option.

This works across the board, but there may be some hidden meat and dairy products in certain dishes, so be sure to check with your server in advance.

Applebee’s Gluten-Free Menu

The Applebee’s gluten-free menu is substantial, as big as the vegetarian menu and the vegan menu combined. You can order a number of sides, salads and main meals. There are also plenty of desserts. And as with the vegan options mentioned above, if you want something that is not gluten-free but can be made so with just a few changes, then ask your server to swap a few things.

Cross-contamination may be an issue and it’s very rare that this is not the case. One of the only restaurants we have covered on this site that does promise to have no issues with cross contamination is Chuck-e-Cheese. However, in most cases the restaurants just put this warning there to cover themselves in the event of a major mistake from their servers or chefs. If you let your server know that you have a severe intolerance to gluten then they will be able to avoid contamination for the most part and you should be safe.

Of course, if your intolerance really is that sensitive then you might want to give the Applebee’s menu a miss. Sometimes it just isn’t worth the risk.

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