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“Average at best”
Review of Applebee's

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Ranked #29 of 36 Restaurants in New Ulm
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Rochester, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Average at best”
Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Usually an Applebees is an Applebees, but there are exceptions and this was it. Not the worst I've experienced but far from being the best. Probably the best thing was we didn't have to wait to be seated.

Our server quickly attended to us after we were seated. After that not so much. Our order took woefully long to get to our table. When it finally arrived mine was way over seasoned with salt. The chicken was over charred from the grill. Another person in our party ordered a sandwich that they had to take apart and reassemble before they could eat it.

When it came time to get our check, our server was no where to be found. Eventually he came around but then took forever coming back with our slips to sign.

All in all probably an Applebees to avoid.

Thank Jeff L
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English first
Gibbon, Minnesota, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Service”
Reviewed 19 October 2013

The Service and the waitress was great BUT the food was the worst Applebee's food I ever had. We eat at Applebee's all the time, be aware! this place was a very different Applebee's, the steak was so small it said 7oz it was only about 3oz, the vegetables had the worst cooler smell ever it they tasted horrible, the fries were not bad but the portion size was very small and they were cold. We went there with guests from out of state what an embarrassment.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank tealover19
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

I was introduced to the blackened burger and had three more over the week because they were so good. The waitresses were friendly and chatty and checked on me frequently, because I was alone.

Visited July 2013
1 Thank LilyJankowski
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Courtland, KS
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“GREAT service!”
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Had the two for $20 and something wasn't quite right. They overheard me say something to my husband and brought us out a fresh order, no questions asked, then checked back again and apologized. Well done! Wish we had ordered the kids one chicken strip meal, since they shared our appetizer and couldn't finish their meals, which would have made it a better deal yet!

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Zbison
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