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3040 E College Ave, Appleton, WI 54915-3251
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Ranked #178 of 313 restaurants in Appleton
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
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18 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
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English first
New Holstein, Wisconsin, United States
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We arrived and got seated right away as it wasn't really busy; Alex was our waiter and he came over and took our drink order no problem with that. We placed our order and I had the Weight Watchers Chicken Freshcado; it was made so good chicken was tender and the fruit on there was so good, not a big... More

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115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We normally don't eat at chain restaurants, but the Applebee's in Appleton has a different feel to it. The staff is familiar, having been there for quite a number of years, and are always over-the-top friendly. The food is very good, somewhat typical for a chain, but nicely prepared and presented. Prices are in line with any other chain of... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We attempted to eat at this Applebees last night and were extremely disappointed with the service. I called ahead to find out the wait time and was told to arrive between 15-20 minutes and they would have a table for my party of 8. When we arrived, they said they had a lot of people come in and had given... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Close to hotel, good food, nice atmosphere. Convenient place, taken to table as soon as we arrived. Typical Applebee's menu.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

We were told there would be about a 20 minute wait on a Friday night around 7:15 pm. We went to the bar and it took 15 minutes before the bartender came over to wait on us. After 35 minutes we were taken to our table. As we walked by a long line at the door, and walked by many... More

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Sherwood, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
322 reviews 322 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Waiter was prompt and got us refills when glasses emptied. Spouse had the orange chicken which was good and the corn chowder which was super. Both tangy. I had a lunch wrap with Cesar salad, both were good. Atmosphere by window is fun. We've not been to Applebee's for a while and will be back more often.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This was a special night, started for Happy Joe's (closed) went to Applebee's for daughter's birthday instead. They have just finished a remodel, looks good, Appleton themed. Three of the five had a shrimp dinner, I was the only one to finish mine. Great variety and selection on the new menu. Beer was cold. For her special day she got... More

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Door County
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

decent dinner food, a little on the cooler side when we got it... but good flavor. waiter was very attentive and friendly report. and so gracious as to split our bill with out putting up a visible fuss. (i know most, myself too, didn't find it a favorite)

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Went for lunch as we hadn't been in years. Told our waitress that we didn't have much time. Our meals came out promptly! Everything was as to be expected from a chain, Gf's soup was Luke warm, rest was OK. Impressed w/wait staff, speed of delivery and overall courtesy. Would return

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The variety of food on the menu is average. The service was horrible. My husband had mashed potatoes with his order that were cold when he got them we sent them back to get heated and then they were so hot that he could not eat them when he finally did get them back. These were not the same potatoes... More

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