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MenuItem API

API reference docs for the React MenuItem component. Learn about the props, CSS, and other APIs of this exported module.



import MenuItem from '@mui/material/MenuItem';
// or
import { MenuItem } from '@mui/material';

Learn about the difference by reading this guide on minimizing bundle size.


Props of the ButtonBase component are also available.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.


While not explicitly documented above, the props of the ButtonBase component are also available in MenuItem. You can take advantage of this to target nested components.

Theme default props

You can use MuiMenuItem to change the default props of this component with the theme.

CSS classes

These class names are useful for styling with CSS. They are applied to the component's slots when specific states are triggered.

Class nameRule nameDescription

You can override the style of the component using one of these customization options: