Denny's is a full-service pancake house/coffee shop/fast casual family restaurant chain. It operates over 1,600 restaurants in the United States

Denny's is known for always being open, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert around the clock. Unlike many other restaurant chains, Denny's does not close on holidays or nights, except where required by law. This site will provide news and copycat recipes for items on the menu at Denny's restaurants.



Baja Quesadilla Burger

Baja Quesadilla Burger
Those with an appetite for value may enjoy the pocket-friendly  $4 Baja Quesadilla Burger. Featuring a grilled flour tortilla filled with a hand-press beef patty, shredded cheddar cheese, lettuce, freshly made pico de gallo, chipotle sauce and served with tortilla chips and salsa.

Build Your Own Burger

It comes with lettuce, tomato, red onions and pickles. Then follow the steps below and make it your own.  

1. Pick your patty
Beef Patty
Grilled Seasoned
Chicken Breast
Veggie Patty

2. Find your base
Sesame Seed Bun
Cheddar Bun
Whole Wheat Bun

3. Pick a cheese

4. Add your toppings
Grilled Onions
Sliced Jalapenos
BBQ Sauce
Bourbon Sauce
Fresh Avocado
Sauteed Mushrooms
Jalapeno Bottle Caps

Santa Fe Skillet

Santa Fe Skillet

Crumbled chorizo sausage, fire roasted bell peppers and onions, 
mushrooms and seasoned red skinned potatoes. 
Topped with Cheddar cheese and two eggs.

Fit Fare Veggie Skillet

Fit Fare Veggie Skillet

Seasoned red skinned potatoes, fire roasted bell peppers and onions,
 mushrooms and broccoli topped with two egg whites scrambled
 with spinach and grape tomatoes. Served with a side of salsa.

Loaded Veggie Omelette

Loaded Veggie Omelette

Fresh spinach, mushrooms, sauteed zucchini and squash, 
diced tomatoes and melted Swiss cheese.

New Menu Items at Friendly's

Friendly’s has revamped its menu with three dozen new breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert items.

New breakfast items include oatmeal and yogurt, two of the top three most popular menu items nationwide at breakfast.

Steel-cut oatmeal is available with optional mix-ins such as dried fruit, walnuts, brown sugar and toasted almonds, and priced at $4.79. A non-fat Greek-style strawberry yogurt is served in a parfait with fruit and granola, and priced at $4.29. Friendly’s has also introduced bigger pancakes and thicker toast.

Other new breakfast items include:

  • Bananas Foster Pancakes: Pancakes topped with sliced bananas and brown sugar caramel sauce.
  • Brioche French Toast: Three slices of French toast topped with whipped cream.
  • Red Velvet Waffles: Topped with strawberries and whipped cream.
  • Eggs Benedict: 
  • Philly Steak & Cheese on an Everything Bagel: Shaved grilled ribeye steak with melted American cheese and two extra large fried eggs.
  • Chorizo Scrambler: Scrambled eggs with chorizo, Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses.

New lunch and dinner menu items include:

  • Buffalo Wings: Served with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing.
  • Cheeseburger Sliders: Three sliders topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickle chips and a Roasted Red Pepper Garlic dipping sauce.
  • Spinach Salad: With sliced egg; mushrooms; applewood smoked bacon; red onions; grape tomatoes; ciabatta croutons; and a choice of grilled chicken, turkey tips or salmon.
  • Turkey Tip Avocado Salad: With grilled turkey tips, applewood-smoked bacon, sliced avocado, grape tomatoes and blue cheese crumbles.
  • Burger Salad: A burger patty on mixed greens, bacon, Fried onion crisps, grape tomatoes, and Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses.
  • Crispy Chipotle Ranch SuperMelt: Breaded chicken tenders with chipotle ranch dressing, melted Cheddar cheese and applewood-smoked bacon, served on sourdough bread.
  • Philly Steak & Cheese SuperMelt: Shaved rib eye mixed with melted American cheese, green peppers and sautéed onions, served on grilled honey dill rye bread.
  • Salmon: Seasoned, grilled and served on roasted potatoes, onions and peppers with an optional Hollandaise drizzle.
  • Turkey Tips: Grilled and served with broccoli and rice pilaf with a choice of barbecue or teriyaki sauce.
  • Meatloaf: Grilled and served in a ketchup glaze with mashed potatoes and corn.
  • Chicken Parmesan: Served on garlic and herb vegetable pasta.
  • Fish Tacos: Battered cod fillets with Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, cabbage, chipotle sauce, cilantro and tortilla strips, served with Spanish rice, sour cream, salsa and a lime wedge.
  • Mac & Cheese: Penne mixed with prosciutto and topped with a crouton crumble, served with a side salad.
  • Bacon Cheeseburger: Served on a grilled brioche roll.
  • All American Burger: Served with lettuce, tomato, red onion and mayonnaise on a brioche roll.
  • Swiss Mushroom Burger:
  • Chicken Spinach Wrap: Grilled chicken, baby spinach, applewood smoked bacon, hard boiled egg wedges, mushrooms, red onions, diced tomatoes and bacon dressing, served in a whole wheat wrap.
  • Turkey Avocado Wrap: With grilled turkey tips, lettuce, applewood smoked bacon, diced avocado, diced tomato, blue cheese crumbles and blue cheese dressing, served in a whole wheat wrap.
  • Friendly’s Chili Dog: A  9 inch beef hot dog with diced onions, chili Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, and tortilla strips.
  • Friendly’s All American Dog: A 9 inch beef hot dog with mustard, relish and red onions.
For dessert, Fribbles, the chain’s signature milkshakes, are now made with ice cream instead of soft serve. 

Other new sweets include:

  • Forbidden Fudge Brownie: Made with Forbidden Chocolate ice cream with brownie chunks, hot fudge, Swiss Chocolate and sprinkles
  • Caramel Fudge Brownie Sundae: A warm brownie covered with two scoops of vanilla and one scoop of Forbidden Chocolate ice cream, hot fudge, caramel and whipped topping.

A new limited-time ice cream flavor, Toasted Marshmallow Peanut Butter Supreme, has also been added. The ice cream features toasted marshmallow ice cream mixed with chopped peanut butter cups and swirls of toffee ripple.

Decorate Your Own Ice Cream Cake

Friendly's New Item: 

  • Crayola Decorate Your Own Ice Cream Cake, ice cream cake with whipped icing, served with packets of blue and red icing, rainbow confetti, and green and yellow sprinkles for decorating, $17.99-$18.99, depending on location.

Availability: Permanent, arriving in company-owned restaurants the week of Feb. 16, 2015 and franchised restaurants the following week.

New Menu Items

Denny's New Items:

  • Red, White & Blue Slam (pictured): Two buttermilk pancakes made with blueberries and topped with strawberries, cream cheese icing and whipped cream, served with two eggs, hash browns and choice of bacon or sausage
  • Sriracha Spicy Super Chick’n: Sriracha seasoned chicken with melted Swiss cheese, bacon, tomato and creamy Sriracha sauce, served on sourdough bread
  • Banana Bread French Toast Slam: Batter dipped, griddled banana bread topped with sliced bananas and glazed pecans, served with two eggs, hash browns and choice of bacon or sausage

Availability: Through spring 2015

Denny's New Items:

  • Cali Avocado Skillet: Seasoned red skinned potatoes, steamed squash, shredded Cheddar, topped with scrambled egg whites, pico de gallo and avocado, $6.99
  • Philly Cheesesteak & Eggs Skillet: Thinly sliced prime rib with seasoned red skinned potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, roasted bell peppers and onions, topped with pepper Jack queso, an Italian cheese blend and two eggs, $7.99
  • South by Southwest Skillet: Crumbled chorizo, sautéed mushrooms, roasted bell peppers and onions, and seasoned red skinned potatoes, topped with grilled chicken breast, shredded Cheddar cheese and pepper Jack queso, $7.99
  • Rio Ranchero Skillet (pictured): Breakfast sausage mixed with seasoned red skinned potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, roasted bell peppers and onions, jalapeños, pico de gallo and Denny’s new five-spice pepper sauce, topped with two eggs, $8.99

Availability: Through March 31,  2015