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125 S Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-5551
(847) 697-4897
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice Neighborhood location for food and drinks

I frequent this Applebees location often, and the service and food are consistently good in my opinion. The food is always fresh and served hot. The atmospehere is nice, like a friendly neighborhood pub. We always take advantage of the 2 for 20 or 20 for 25 meals as they come with an appetizer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Chicagoland, IL
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Elgin, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Yummy food, good casual atmosphere and AWESOME service- thanks, Marissa! We have not been here in a while but my favorite Asian chicken salad was still on the menu, $10 bottle of wine was still on special, and our waitress Marissa was outstanding!~ each chain we visit is only as good as the management: congratulations, Conner! really enjoyed this meal!

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Chicagoland, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I frequent this Applebees location often, and the service and food are consistently good in my opinion. The food is always fresh and served hot. The atmospehere is nice, like a friendly neighborhood pub. We always take advantage of the 2 for 20 or 20 for 25 meals as they come with an appetizer or two salads depending on your... More 

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South Elgin, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My first and last time here or at any Applebee's. My hubby and I ordered the 2 for $25.00. Neither plate of food was appealing or looked anything like they advertise on TV or on the menu. Our 5 little chunks of roasted potatoes were hard and overcooked. I ordered a small steak and it was way overdone and to... More 

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Chicago, Il
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I charged our meals on my credit card. When the credit card bill came it was higher than the amount on the receipt. When I called Applebees, they said they had problems with other people too and just gave me an 800 number to call. When I called the number I got to listen to recorded music for 15 minutes... More 

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Chicago, Il
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30 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I put this change on my credit card. When I received the monthly bill the amount was over the amount on my receipt. When I called the restaurant I was told they had computer problems and someone would call me back. After two days with no callback, I again called and spoke with the manager. She again said they had... More 

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Roselle, IL
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

The Roma steak looked good on the menu but when it came out there was liquid everywhere on the plate. Not the semi red run you would get with a piece of meat cooked to medium.. It was overcooked and I'm not sure what they did to it to do that to the entire plate. The mushroom was okay. The... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Even though it's been in the neighborhood for year's, this was my 1st visit! We arrived at 5:55 p.m. on a Saturday , just as the dinner crowd was beginning to arrive. We only waited 4 mins to be seated. Service was quick and the server had two runner's that apparently their job is to insure speed is attained in... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We left another restaurant in a neighboring town due to poor service. Applebee's was crowded with a wait. We were told 20 minutes. We found a seat and had barely sat down when they called my name. Server was prompt and brought wife's drink though my coffee was delayed a few minutes. We ordered an apetizer followed by the Bourban... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Went for a quick dinner and I must say the food was good, but the service was terrible. A toddler playing restaurant could have done better. They did not remove one thing from our table. ALL the dirty dishes were still there when we left. They brought a new glass with each beverage refill and left the empty glass. We... More 

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Elgin, Illinois, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

i have never had a bad experience at applebees the food is fantastic and so is the service i recommend this restraunt to everybody

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 S Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-5551
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: (847) 697-4897

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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