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“Poor service”
Review of Applebee's

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Applebee's
Ranked #241 of 2,255 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: American
Restaurant details
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
2 reviews
“Poor service”
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Our server Christina ( I think ) was in attentive at best , never did call backs to check for food quality or accuracy .The only tines we saw her was to take the order , return the part of order that was initally delivered wrong and then to drop off the check , never an inquiry or an apology for the inattentive service or lack of follow up . As someone who trains folks in the hospitality industry , this young lady would of been let go for lack of effort . On a bright note the hostess was pleasant and took time to interact with guests as the walked and talked them form the door .

  • Visited October 2013
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English first
Macedonia, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Typical but with OSU EVERYWHERE”
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Typical ABees. Had a great meal for 2 for 20. 1/2 price drinks until 7 (happy hour) which was nice. Most waiters appear to be college kids so go heavy on the tips ;)

Visited July 2013
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Thank wizbang0401
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McConnelsville, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Food was average”
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Average Applebees food. The service was slow and it took awhile to get coffee refills. The staff and management were friendly.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Ceehook
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not so healthy food options”
Reviewed 1 May 2013 via mobile

This review is less about this particular Applebee's as much as it is about their food options overall. This particular restaurant was "Ok", although As I was walking in I put my hand through some kind of "slime" that was all over the door handle. Easy enough to wash up, but thought I might mention. The place was clean enough otherwise and the staff was friendly.

I ordered what I thought was a "responsible food choice" in the "fiesta chicken chopped salad", sounds like a reasonable choice doesn't it? Turns out that this salad had over 880 calories in it and over 84 carbs...wow! Truth is I would have been better off nutritionally to drive through at McDonald's and scarf down a Big Mac and fries with 100 less calories. How is this possible? There should be warnings on some of these foods. Of Course, I did not find out the nutritional values until I got home later in the day, but what a shock. I won't be eating at Applebee's again real soon, and if I do maybe I'll have some diet food like onion rings, burgers and soda in order to keep my figure.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Kaptain4
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Saipan, Mariana Islands
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“OSU Trip to Applebee's”
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Near to Ohio State University and other stores. Walking distance from Red Roof Inn and OSU Holiday Inn Express. Service was good and waiter was very helpful and friendly. As for the wait for food, it was very fast. The problem encountered was steak was over cooked. This of course may be a one time incident.

The appearance was clean and comfortable.

  • Visited March 2013
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