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Applebee's

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American, Bar, Pub
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1275 S Route 51, Forsyth, IL 62535-1017
+1 217-875-0281
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Decatur, Illinois
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170 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We keep trying to support our local Applebees but it just never gets any better. Today I had the boneless wings. The chicken was hard and chewy in places. My husband had some 3 pork sandwich and besides bacon there was hardly any meat on it. Service was very good. Won't be back anytime soon.

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Thank Cinthom
Athens, Georgia
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

While the ribs are still as good as ever the menu is hard to read and understand as it has drastically changed at all Applebee's.

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Thank StanD72727
Decatur, Illinois
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155 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Service is fine if you come early. Food is fair to poor. Prices high for what they serve. Previous experience was even worse. Mistake coming back.

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Thank decatur_dug
Prescott, Arizona
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361 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Four of us had dinner earlier this month in Applebee's and we all enjoyed our meals. The server, Valeka, was outstanding. She was prompt to visit our table after we were seated, to take our orders and to serve our food. A couple had the Thai shrimp salad which was declared delicious. I enjoyed the whiskey chicken dinner which was... More 

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Thank Prescott2007
Moweaqua, Illinois
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The service was awful and the food not much better. The waitress did not listen to our orders...First steak was over done after I had requested Mid-Rear...told her and she ignored it. Finally came back after I had finished the side she asked why I hadn't eaten my steak, told her I was waiting for the replacement. She apologized and... More 

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Thank prairielady2015
Indianapolis, Indiana
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213 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I dined here for dinner on a Wednesday night. Place was half full at 7PM. Service was average and the food was typical for a Applebee's.

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Thank Jeff R
Cape Coral, Florida
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

WWE went for supper because of all the ads on TV. I ordered a pork chop with fruit. I got mashed potatoes and gravy. I sent it back and finally got my dinner. The strawberry was moldy, I told the waiter, and he said sorry. I ordered strawberry lemonade to drink. My husband asked for a refill. It never came.... More 

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Thank Linda T
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Great food at reasonable prices. Great menu selections. Bar drinks also available. Nice place to eat for lunch or dinner.

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Thank WANDTVDoug
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283 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We went during the tail end of Happy Hour and ordered off the special menu. The food was very salty and not very good. They are very stingy with the drink specials. Service was slow and the waitress was not knowledgable on the product.

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Thank Tampachris25
Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have been to more that my fair share of Applebee's during my nationwide travels. This property is simply the best one I've been to. Why? The staff seemed better trained in the fine art of treating the customers like they were important. The food was prepared well and even redone when my husbands steak was overdone. Usually these chain... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 S Route 51, Forsyth, IL 62535-1017
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forsyth
  • Phone Number: +1 217-875-0281

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?