Festive Food and Drink Favorites Offered from March 13 – 20

ALLENDALE, NJ (February 27, 2017) – Want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without going far from home?  Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® restaurants in New Jersey invite guests of all ages to enjoy the outstanding hospitality and lively atmosphere the Irish are known for all week long – whether they’re Irish or not.

Beginning Monday, March 13 through Sunday, March 20, Irish favorites will be offered at Applebee’s locations with specials including:


  • Hand-Battered Fish and ChipsCrispy on the outside, tender and delicious on the inside, these cold-water white fish fillets are hand-dipped in a light batter and fried until golden, served with fries, coleslaw and tartar sauce


  • Irish Peach Sour – Jameson, peach, house-made lemon sour
  • Irish Coffee – A delicious blend of Irish Whiskey, coffee, cream and sugar
  • Miller Lite – Draft pints
  • Little Leprechaun – An energizing combination of piña colada mix, pineapple juice and kiwi, garnished with whipped cream so that even the smallest guests can enjoy the celebration (non- alcoholic)

The St. Patrick’s Day specials are available at Applebee’s locations owned and operated by Doherty Enterprises in New Jersey, Long Island, Florida and Georgia. InNew Jersey, Applebee’s is located in Brick, Bridgewater, Butler, Clark, Clifton, East Hanover, Edison, Flemington, Garfield, Hackensack, Hackettstown, Hillsborough, Howell, Jersey City, Jersey Gardens, Kearny, Lacey, Linden, Manahawkin, Manalapan, Manchester, Middletown, Milltown, Mt. Olive, Newark, Newton, North Bergen, Northvale, Ocean, Paramus, Parsippany, Phillipsburg, Piscataway, Rockaway, Tinton Falls, Toms River, Totowa, Union, Wall and Woodbridge.

About Doherty Enterprises, Inc.   

Established in 1985, Doherty Enterprises, Inc. is recognized as the 68th largest privately-held business in the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business and the 11th  largest franchisee in the United States as ranked in the Restaurant Finance Monitor, operating seven restaurant concepts including: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Panera Bread, Chevys Fresh Mex, Quaker Steak & Lube, Noodles & Company, and two of its own concepts, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas. In 2015, Nation’s Restaurant News ranked Doherty Enterprises as the 78th largest U.S. Foodservice revenue company, up from 85 in 2014. To date, Doherty Enterprises owns and operates over 160 restaurants in northern, southern and central New Jersey, Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Florida and Georgia – including newly acquired locations in the Miami area. The Doherty vision is to be the “Best Food Service Company in the Communities We Serve” and its mission is to “Wow Every Guest Every Time, Wow Our People, Wow Our Communities and Wow Our Suppliers.” (www.DohertyInc.com).

About Applebee’s®

Applebee’s Grill & Bar brings together a lively bar & grill experience offering hand-crafted drinks and craveable, simple, American food with flare featuring vibrant flavors and real, fresh ingredients. All Applebee’s restaurants are owned and operated by entrepreneurs dedicated to serving their communities and offering the best in food and drinks with neighborly, genuine service. With more than 2,000 locations in 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico and 15 countries, Applebee’s is one of the world’s largest casual dining brands. Applebee’s restaurants are franchised by DineEquity Inc.’s (NYSE: DIN) subsidiary, Applebee’s Franchisor LLC and its affiliates.