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Applebee's

5301 Redwood Hwy N, Petaluma, CA 94954-1166
(707) 792-0500
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Ranked #109 of 215 Restaurants in Petaluma
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Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 10, 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Petaluma, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This restaurant is part of a large chain with basically the same food in each location which is sort of bar food for grownups. The menu has a wide variety of choices to please everyone. One hint...don't order the top sirloin steak as I've had it twice and each time it tasted as if it came from the freezer and... More

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Vernon, Canada
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134 reviews 134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Have previously eaten at others in this chain but was not impressed. We decided to eat here as it was walking distance from our room. Service was good food good and not too pricey. We would return here.

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Dallas
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426 reviews 426 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We don't usually eat at chains while on vacation but we were staying near Applebee's & wanted something quick. It had recently been remodeled so it was very nice on the inside and we had great/welcoming service. It's right off of 101 too if you're looking for a quick bite on your way to the wine country.

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Eureka, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Applebees is chain restaurant, so you get what you expect. The service was good (we tried out the table top ordering machines - Presto I think it what they are called). Placed our own order & paid with a credit card right at the table. Staff was friendly & food was good.

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

This is the worst restaurant I've been to. The service was awful, the food was cold & the Manager was rude. We received cold food & let the server know. She took it back & brought back the same plate still cold. I asked for a manager & he argued with me & said the food was fine. Don't visit... More

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Novato, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

I like chains as I can usually know what will be available. Applebee's is the same wherever you go, Michigan, Terra Linda, etc. This does not allow for an imaginative chef to create something truly special. But it does make for predictability which provides an average experience.

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Orange County
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Better than expected for a chain - service, food, drinks - all above average. Very convenient to the Quality Inn and we wanted something quick - so it more that fit the bill - pleasant surprise.

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We were staying at the Quality Inn next door so walked over for dinner. We were pleasantly surprised with their "2 for $20" deal which gave us good food, at a good price. We also had excellent service in a fun atmosphere so all around a good experience.

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Sonoma
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94 reviews 94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Yeah, it's Applebee's, so you know what to expect. Not bad. Will do in a pinch. But why go to this chain when there are other unique places to try? Staff is mostly young and very friendly. Full bar, if you're interested.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Went for the $3.49 Drinks and Appetizers, Food and Drinks were very good and bill was low.

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