Our Quality Story

Since our start as Danny's Donuts®, Denny's has always been committed to making things better; using better ingredients, better practices and serving a better meal than ever before. To be better and do better for our guests we strive to use the freshest flavors, quality ingredients and responsible sourcing to deliver the very best diner experience we can.


  • All Natural Swiss, Cheddar, Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses
  • Choice sirloin steaks sourced from US beef
  • Dishes made-to-order, every order
  • Fresh buttermilk used in hand-mixed pancakes
  • Freshly-cooked tortilla chips
  • Hand-dipped, premium ice cream
  • Hand-pressed 100% beef burgers
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  • 95% of food sourced in US
  • Committed to 100% cage-free eggs by 2026
  • Committed to Humane Animal Welfare practices
  • Committed to sourcing sustainable chocolate by 2026
  • Leader in nutrition labeling transparency
  • Recognized by PETA for our humane treatment of animals
  • UTZ Certified, sustainable, 100% Arabica bean coffee blend
  • Wild-caught Alaska salmon


  • No added caffeine
  • No added trans-fat
  • No carmine/cochineal
  • No microparticulated whey protein concentrate
  • No neotame
  • No partially hydrogenated oils
  • No red, yellow or blue dyes in our food
  • No saccharin
  • No salatrim
  • No stannous chloride
  • No sucrose polyester
  • No triacetin/glycerol triacetate
  • Remove BHA/BHT by early 2020
  • Stringent clean-label requirements for new menu development
  • Verified Gluten Free options
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