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107 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2510
(619) 593-3066
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Service

Not sure what his name was - but very friendly and helpful... Also had a great sense of humor, a lost art in many restaurants. The wonton chicken tacos were very good! Would order that again...

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
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El Cajon, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You ask about Applebee's, its a typical BAR that serves meals. The meals are good, the servings are on the smaller side. The Service is fine if you are enjoying your DRINKS and wish to order more. Your meal is served rather abruptly, as the waitress would rather be serving your DRINKS. Sometimes you are made to feel that you... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The overall restaurant experience was excellent because the staff made everyone feel very welcomed and seated people quickly. They menu has been updated but the serving size especial for men is like and appetizer or even a teaser for their appetite, don't get me wrong the food was delicious but for what you are gonna pay you might as well... More 

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Hercules, California
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11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Applebee's offering are are expected....however the service was horrible! it was a cold night, and we ordered hot tea. We got the tea pretty quick, however the waitress did not give us spoons until after we asked twice. This is a sign of the service that was to come...food was delivered without follow-up, we didn't receive an offer of... More 

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San Diego, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Not sure what his name was - but very friendly and helpful... Also had a great sense of humor, a lost art in many restaurants. The wonton chicken tacos were very good! Would order that again...

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped into Applebee's in Mission Valley. The traffic was really bad. SO ....we thought a cool drink and appetizers. Perfect! The appetizers are good size and tasty. Sitting at the bar was great, friendly bar tenders with helpful information in the area.

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San Diego, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We visited Applebee's in El Cajon for a second time, a year later. Again, it was a positive experience. The service was excellent, the food choices excellent, and the prices very reasonable. We will be back.

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I came to applebees for my 21'st birthday. I ordered my first legal drink of my life and it was served with a LIVING MOVING FLY in it. I told the manager and was told I would get a replacement. After literally 5 minutes and watching others get their drinks I contacted the manager Reggie again. I was told "it... More 

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El Cajon, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

3rd year in a row I have eaten here for Veteran's day, and despite hundreds I had no wait for a table. My Waitress was Lisa and she did a great job. She started off thanking me for my service, then she told me about the Veterans special Menu, I ordered a 7oz Sirloin and double mashed potatoes. My tea... More 

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San Diego, CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

You can come in when there is no one here and watch the wait staff chatting and laughing and sipping their sodas with absolutely no interest in serving anyone. We were on our way to a movie. We had to leave and go to a burrito shop so we could get an order in.

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354 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

good enough selection on the menu. Choices for everyone at reasonable prices. Pleasant service. Just OK

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2510
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: (619) 593-3066

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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