Salad Selection

Choosing a salad when dining out can be a good way to eat more vegetables and fruit – which are associated with a lower risk for heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancers. Overall, 83% of restaurants in MenuStat serve salads in 2015, and many offer multiple options. On average, there are 455 calories in a salad in 2015; however 5% of salads contain over 1,000 calories in the same year. In 2014, salads contained more calories on average (492) and a higher percentage of salads had more than 1,000 calories (8%) than in 2015.

See what we have to offer

Go to the menu page and check our Menu variety. Choose something you like and proceed to your order!

Explore the Results

  • View the total number of restaurants that serve salads, and the average calories in those salads, by expanding the Summary Data section on the bottom left of the results page.
  • Expand the Nutrients filter and move the dials on the calories scale to look at items within a specific range of calories.
  • Export each year of results separately to run your own analysis.
  • To compare across years, click on the name of a menu item in the table to see all available nutrition information across years or repeat the same steps above, but select another year under the Dates filter.
  • Click “Export Data” to analyze the data further.

Restaurant nutrition information is not standardized and may be presented inconsistently between and within restaurants. Items with missing nutrition may skew results.


Toowoomba CBD Location


123 Russell Street

Toowoomba, Qld,

Tel: (07) 4632 4441

Fax: (07) 4639 4988

Wyalla Plaza Location


Wyalla Plaza, 238 Taylor St

Newtown, Qld, 4350

Tel: (07) 4633 3140

Fax: (07) 4633 4422

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798 Ruthven St,

South Toowoomba, Qld,

Tel: (07) 4636 0819

Fax: (07) 4687 7836

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