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2780 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702
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Ranked #50 of 115 restaurants in Waterloo
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2014
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17 reviews from our community

43% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Seems like they keep having new ideas along with meals that have been there forever. Lots of good options! Prices are good too. If something isn't right they will do all they can to make it right. AND great bargin on the Long Island ice-teas!!

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Waterloo, Iowa
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Although this particular Applebee's is clean and the service was good, I just can't get over how expensive the food is here. I ordered the steak and shrimp which was $14.99. The food was good but didn't quite fill me up. Overall good experience, just to expensive for what I got.

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Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I have stopped several times and both times the same results. The service is a tad slow and the food is a tad pricey compared to other establishments. It is an okay restaurant but there are others I would rather visit in the area.

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Quincy, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were in town on a business trip for two days. We wanted to grab something to eat and watch the playoff game and Applebees was recommended by our hotel. Great choice! Lots of delicious menu items to choose from - something for everyone, and the service was good. There were several televisions in the bar area so we were... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Stopped for lunch on Labor Day during a trip from Minnesota to Illinois. Even though we walked in at lunchtime (12:30 PM), we were promptly seated and quickly attended to. Menu was almost overwhelming with selections (we hadn't eaten at an Applebee's in several years). Waitperson was very nice and efficient, and when asked for recommendations freely gave them. We... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Very busy on a Saturday night, but the staff worked hard to get people seated. Waitress was good also.

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

It seems the portions and decreasing and prices increasing. We will often order menu items from photos and our food never arrives as it looks. They also discontinued the blondie with maple syrup.. our favorite!

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Aalst, Belgium
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90 reviews 90 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Good food and nice drinks as expected. No problem with the service and excellent price:quality. The restaurant was also very clean and I even could make substitutions.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

The food and atmosphere are mostly the same at every Applebee's, but I did find it a little unprofessional to overhear the wait staff, bar staff, and even what appeared to be a supervisor flirting with each other and discussing dating each other, etc.

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waterloo iowa
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93 reviews 93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

They continually change there menu and never cease to amaze me with their selections. Very good food at a reasonable price.

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