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3006 4TH St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
(641) 424-0026
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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
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Salads and soup to go

My wife's favorite Applebee's item is the Asian Chicken Salad...I got the Southwestern Fiesta Salad. I got her French Onion Soup and I got Tortilla Soup. She loved the soup and, as always the salad. My salad was very good and the soup was very good and unique compared to others I have had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Mark R
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Lewis Center, Ohio
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CHARLES CITY
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Have always enjoyed margaritas at Applebee's. Tonight was the first time one was enough - more than enough. No taste of lime or tequila! It was just a sickening sweet something on ice. Cross-cut ribs were almost meatless and the only taste was a touch of heat. It was half price apps after a movie so we said nothing, and... More 

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Hospers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I went here, and the staff were super friendly, my brother in law got a steak that was over cooked, they took it back and replaced it, and took it off the bill, I would have payed for it. They were fast on taking orders and getting our food. And the games at the tables makes it more entertaining.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Good food and service. Staff was very accommodating. We would definitely go back next time we are in the area. Open late night (after 8:30) which we appreciated.

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Lewis Center, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My wife's favorite Applebee's item is the Asian Chicken Salad...I got the Southwestern Fiesta Salad. I got her French Onion Soup and I got Tortilla Soup. She loved the soup and, as always the salad. My salad was very good and the soup was very good and unique compared to others I have had. Friendly prompt service was a plus.

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Mason City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

There food is pretty consistent, but their service is usually on the slow side. Often we see all of the servers sitting at a table eating and gabbing instead of working. It can be a little frustrating.

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Beatrice
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?