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3006 4TH St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
(641) 424-0026
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Typical Applebee's

The choices were typical Applebee's choices. The waitress was very friendly. The food was good - as we expect at Applebee's.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Janet C
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Beatrice
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Beatrice
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The choices were typical Applebee's choices. The waitress was very friendly. The food was good - as we expect at Applebee's.

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Iowa
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Been there several times since my last review. Knocked it down a notch because they keep changing the menu. Find something you like and next time it is gone. The 3 Cheese Chicken Penne had gotten kind of old and nothing else on the 2 for $20 menu looked appetizing (the other 2 things I liked were taken off the... More 

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Iowa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Service is good, usually great. Food tastes good but seems to be erratic on quality/presentation. Wife and I normally get the 2 for $20 with me getting the 3 Cheese Chicken Penne. At times it will be soupy like the noodles were not drained well, other times the sauce has congealed like pudding as if it was under a heat... More 

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Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The food was decent ... edible ... not bad, not good, just something to curb the hunger. The service was seriously subpar. It's a fact that one could do much worse than here, but should we ever find ourselves back in Mason City, we'll likely eat elsewhere.

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Iowa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I was seated right away, and my order was taken soon after I sat down. I was really hungry and didn't have to wait long for my steak, and it was delicious. Once again, I wasn't disappointed by Applebees, one of my favorite places to eat!

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Sizzling hot and tasty--what more could you want? It might have been typical Applebee's food, but I don't eat there very often, so it was a nice treat.

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Ionia, Iowa, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

the food is the same as any Applebee's but the staff are fantastic. We have eaten at several Applebee's and gotten crappy and cold food and lousy service. the one in Mason city was very good.

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Mason City, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Appleebee's is a great place to go for consistent food and service. The pricing is outstanding as well.

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Meservey, Iowa, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We used to love coming to Applebee's, especially for the maple butter blondies. The wait time for your food gradually became more. Our last visit, we waited over 30 minutes, and then when our food came, it was actually the other table's! Haven't been back since, tired of being cold while waiting...

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Saint Ansgar, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Very good food for the money. Very good family restaurant. Very good deserts and drinks and very good food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3006 4TH St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: (641) 424-0026

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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