(RestaurantNewsRelease.com)  In celebration of Independence Day, kids eat free at Applebee’s during the long weekend. And, if picnics, parties or relaxation are in your Fourth of July plans, take advantage of another holiday deal from Applebee’s: 20 percent off all Carside To Go orders.

From Saturday, July 3, through Monday, July 5, with the purchase of one adult entrée, two kids’ menu meals are free for children ages 12 and younger when dining in at participating Applebee’s. Guests also can enjoy a 20-percent discount on Carside To Go orders.

The special offers are available at all company-owned Applebee’s locations and other participating Applebee’s restaurants nationwide. Please call 1.888.59.APPLE (1.888.592.7753) or visit http://locator.applebees.com to find a restaurant near you.  

Applebee’s (www.applebees.com) is the world’s largest casual dining chain, with more than 2,000 locations in 49 states, 16 countries and one U.S. territory. Based in Lenexa, Kan., Applebee’s takes pride in providing a friendly, welcoming, neighborhood environment where everyone enjoys the dining experience.

Applebee’s Services, Inc., and its affiliates franchise and operate restaurants under Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and are a DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN) brand.