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234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
+1 212-391-7414
07:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A pit stop for lunch on our first day exploring the city found us in Applebee's - I've seen it in movies so decided it would be a good one to try. It was good..food was your typical chain restaurant type but it was tasty and we'd return again.

Thank a_dutz
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I went here for a late dinner and what a SCAM, food was microwavable, EXPENSIVE and to make things worts, service was even WORST!.At the end, we both ended with a meal that we could not eat ( it was chewable) we paid $60 ( for an 11 yr and an adult) and we left hungry.

Thank Desdeaqui
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although Times Square is very busy... We were able to get a seat. The menu was limited and challenging to find items that matched our attempts to eat somewhat healthy. The food was average but service was good. There are better options around but is you are in a hurry, it'll do.

Thank Anthony K
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I happened to visit this place in October .. we ordered one peach sangria pitcher .. it was their new launch and was new on the menu and it is so far the best sangria i have ever had .. i would definitely visit the place again for the white wine and peach sangria .. we ordered one grilled chicken.... More 

Thank shivanshi g
Austin, Texas
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383 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

2 level restaurant. Festive and clean. However...the prices are ridiculous!! Don't even bother. Service was fine.

Thank djz032070
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For the price you pay, the food and staff is fairly average. You will have much nicer meals elsewhere if I'm honest.

Thank holli203
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on our last day in New York so decided to give this place a try. It wasn't too busy when we first arrived but filled up while we were here. We were seated quickly and our drinks order taken. We took a few minutes to decide what we wanted and the server took our order. The food arrived... More 

Thank Rob7668
Rugby, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We saw and offer on Applebee's website and it looked good, but when we asked for the offer once seated, we were told that offer was no longer applicable. We choice another offer, which was not as good, and 2 small plate meals arrived (I think we would have been better off sharing a full sized meal). The meal was... More 

Thank HolidayStar2014
Bangor, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were shown to an upper level to be seated and found the surroundings quite tired. However this was the least of the problem! Food arrived and he waiter virtually threw my wife's plate onto the table. The steak pieces in the dish had to be searched for and generally the food looked poor. We complained but we're so incensed... More 

Thank Stephen M
Tequesta, Florida
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253 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Needed a quick bite and Applebees was the right place. Noting fancy but good food and fair service. Try the waffle with blueberries. Yum

Thank hineconsult

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-391-7414

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