thinking Arby's" is the slogan heard in commercials and ads
nationwide appealing to the more health-conscience consumer as
the Arby's chain continues leads the charge to "save the
world from ordinary fast food."
noted for their roast beef sandwiches and curly fries, Arby's
is also famous as an early adopter of low calorie 'lite' salads
and sandwiches on their extensive menu.
other major chains are only beginning to catch on to a widespread
demand for low fat, tasty fast food, Arby's dramatically set itself
apart in 1991 when they introduced the first low-calorie fast
food sandwiches and salads. Along with the first to cut down on
artificial additives and fillers in the mid-90's, Arby's also
became the first to call for a ban on trans-fats in 2006.
was brothers Forrest and Leroy Raffel who opened the first Arby's
in Youngstown, Ohio in 1964 based on the belief that there was
a vast market for fast food other than hamburgers.
for RB (the initials of the Raffel Brothers), Arby's was soon
opening stores throughout Ohio and began opening out-of-state
locations - most notably in Pittsburgh and Detroit - in 1968.
the time they opened their 1000th restaurant in 1981, Arby's also
featured it's now-famous crispy chicken sandwiches on the menu.
their are hundreds of franchises and thousands more corporate-owned
Arby restaurants with 25,000 employees located primarily throughout
the US and Canada, and also in Asia, the Middle East, Mexico,
Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean.
Into the 21st century, Arby's continues its mission to set themselves
apart from their competitors and looks to position themselves
as the upscale alternative to traditional fast food.
beef Sandwiches available in Junior, Regular, Medium, and
Large; Beef 'n Cheddar also in Regular, Medium, or Large sizes;
Arby's Melt; and the Super.
Chicken Sandwiches Chicken Breast Fillet, Chicken Bacon
n' Swiss, and Chicken Cordon Bleu; all with either crispy or roast
chicken, along with popcorn chicken shakers and the Roast Chicken
Market Fresh Sandwiches - Ham & Swiss, Turkey & Swiss,
Roast Beef & Swiss, Turkey Ranch & Bacon, BLT, Pecan Chicken
Salad and Corned Beef Reuben.
Toasted subs - Turkey Bacon Club, Philly Beef, French Dip &
Swiss, and Classic Italian.
Roastburger Sandwiches All American, Bacon Cheddar, Bacon & Bleu, and BBQ Bacon Cheddar..
Fries with that?
Side orders curly fries, mozzarella sticks, potato bites,
with stores given a choice of Jalapeño Bites or onion petals
along with the optional potato cakes.
Salads turkey club, Italian, farmhouse chicken either crispy
Jr Roast Beef or Popcorn Chicken with a side option of either curly fries, or apple sauce
Apple and Cherry Turnovers, Chocolate chip cookies.
Arby's breakfast menu
Breakfast Wrap, or Biscuit, Croissant, and Sourdough in either ham, sausage, or bacon with Swiss or American cheese and an egg patty.
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Dr Pepper, Sierra Mist, Fresh
Brewed Iced Tea, and Tropicana Sugar Free Lemonade.
Milkshakes - vanilla, chocolate, jamocha
Fruiteas Mandarin Peach, Diet Peach, Diet Blackberry, and Passion Fruit.