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Applebee's

3006 4TH St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
(641) 424-0026
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Ranked #16 of 74 Restaurants in Mason City
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Nov 29, 2013
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Mason City, Iowa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Louisa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great food and very quick. My husband and I had steak and it was perfect!! Kids enjoyed it too! Staff was veay nice and our food came out quick.

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LIVERMORE
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

a great place to eat but always way busy and have to wait too long very good wait staff and very clean location

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