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“Exceedling Poor Food and Service”
Review of Applebee's

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Applebee's
Ranked #43 of 132 Restaurants in Silverdale
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Child-friendly
Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Gig Harbor, WA
Level Contributor
117 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Exceedling Poor Food and Service”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

I don't know why, but I keep letting business folk take me to Applebee's. The one in Silverdale has perhaps the worst service, slow, and mistake prone. I've waited at a table for 10 minutes after everyone else had their entrees.

Applebee's has yet to meet a dish they couldn't make taste like warmed over cardboard covered in lots of flavored sauces.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Bremerton
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“For Applebee's, This Place is Good”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

My husband and I have eaten here several times. Most of the time we get the 2 for $20 7oz sirloin (now 2 for $25 Bourbon Street Steak) specials. The appetizers are too heavy, so we order salads. First off, be aware that this is a family place and sports bar with TVs, so the noise level is high. If you get a table in the solarium, the sounds bounce of the walls. We will not accept a table in that area again. The last time we ate at this restaurant was in May 2014, and we got a server named Jason. Our meal and service were perfect! The salads were fresh, Jargon was THE BEST, and the Bourbon Street steaks were cooked to a perfect medium rare. Top-notch cook. They are served on a sizzling platter with onions and mushrooms, accompanied by red (I think) potatoes. Excellent. And on the sizzling platter, everything stays hot throughout the meal. In the past, I have had to send back the 2 for $20 sirloin, either for not being cooked right or for the meat just tasting funky, hut they always accommodate. I recommend this particular meal. Most of the servers we have had at this restaurant have been friendly and attentive, even when it gets very crowded. Be prepared for a wait during regular meal times.

  • Visited May 2014
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Bremerton, Washington
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Night out”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Last weekend we were awarded with a night with out children, so we did a dinner and a movie. We ate here for our dinner having a 550 Cal. Serloin and the wife ordering a chicken pasta dish. Our food was good with my steak being cooked at medium rather than med. rare, but that is to be expected from a place like Applebee's. Only real issue is they didn't substitue my vegies for coleslaw and I had to remind them after the food came. Server was friendly and kept our drinks filled. Was not a bad dinner out.

  • Visited August 2013
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“My r-rated meal.”
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

I have never been so disappointed . I took my 2 year old and 12 year old son out for a treat. They were busy but things were ok until the brought my steak it was well done and I asked for medium. That was ok it was alright. It was the gentleman that was seated beside us using the F word and other 4 letter words. I rushed my kids through dinner and tried to get out of there but I could not get a to go cup for my tea so we hung out a little longer. I finally gave up and left. On the way out I talked to the manager because I did not want to cause a scene. I don't feel that anything was resolved. The manager told me I should have said something to her or another manager. When I am with my two children I am not going to go draw attention to myself. Not sure we will go back.

  • Visited July 2013
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Port Hadlock, Washington
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great service assembly line food.”
Reviewed 10 May 2013 via mobile

My wife and I attended a birthday celebration for a family member. We had 27 people in our party that included several small children. Two waitresses handled us with great skill. All of our orders were correct and even with 6 different people paying they had no problem separating the bill. Unfortunatly the food is so salty. Almost everything there is warmed up from a bag. The vegetables were mush. My chicken fried steak had very little gravy on it so I asked for more. After about 10 min I got a small cup the was so hot I couldn't pick it up and they charged me a buck for it. I'm not sure why this place is always so crowded.

  • Visited May 2013
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