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“2 for 20”
Review of Applebee's

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Applebee's
Ranked #51 of 200 Restaurants in Bothell
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Takeout
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Each time we go to our local Applebee's, I am impressed with the staff; they actually care how your are doing, not just saying the words. The special 2 for 20 has been really great every time we have gone there. It definately is an affordable meal, but more than that, it is always prepared quite nicely, and served with efficiency. The menu exibits a range that will satisfy most all patrons...the bar beverages are made with a fair ratio of spirits, and fairly priced. All in all, I will never hesitate to take a special guest to this establishment, day or night. It is not all that common to be able to trust that the place you are taking someone, will be as good as it was on the last visit...but this one is.

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Thank Hot-57-chev
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

This Applebees's is in our neighborhood, so we're probably there 1-2 times/month. We stopped by for mid-afternoon lunch and definitely caught the shift change. We were not greeted when we walked in and had to wait several minutes to be seated. By the time the server came by we had enough time to choose our meals, so we ordered drinks and food at once. When he came back with our salads, no utensils. There was no one even close to us that we could flag down to get a fork! Finally, about five minutes later our sever appeared with utensils. Our meals were average, although my husband found an onion skin in his burger. There was no manager to be found, so I didn't even have the opportunity to complain. It will be a long time till we go back there.

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Thank theimerle
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Reviewed 13 July 2013

Went for dinner with hubby, 3 children and baby. Staff were VERY welcoming, food was VERY reasonable (used the appetiser and 2 entrees for $20), came VERY quickly and tasted good. Server brought sling for baby car seat to go on, colouring stuff for the kids, and was VERY attentive.
As we were leaving we were thanked for visiting and received farewells from our server and the hostess.
(Never been to an Applebee's before, seen the ad's on TV and like the "Welcome Back" slogan - wondered if they were going to be that good and they were. We have since been back to another Applebee's on our road trip, and will likely return in the future.)

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Thank JPTKAM
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

Applebee's has a nice variety of food options to please almost anybody. We do the curbside pickup quite often, which is quick and easy. Love the confetti chicken, and my husband's favorite is the cowboy burger!

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

Got a gift card, so we thought we would give them a try.

Food was decent, but the appetizer was better. Service was good, place was clean and well kept.

The food was average at best, for chicken penne, the chicken was over-grilled, tasted like it was packaged, not fresh, Alfredo sauce tasted like it was from a jar, bought across the street at the grocery store. Tasted like something I would throw together at home if I was in a hurry. The breadstick that came with it was much better and tasted freshly baked.

If I want an average dinner I will choose this over Denny's.

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