To those that hunger for real... Applebee's is the favorite neighborhood restaurant where you can come as you are to connect with those important in your life, over food and beverage you love every day. APPLEBEE’S. GOOD FOOD. GOOD PEOPLE. Applebee’s started with the same philosophy we follow today – focused on serving good food to good people. Today, what was once a popular neighborhood restaurant has grown to become a popular restaurant in neighborhoods all across North America – with almost 2,000 locations and counting.