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Applebee's

2780 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702
319-287-4700
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Ranked #54 of 116 restaurants in Waterloo
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 18, 2014
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English first
Waterloo, Iowa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Oelwein
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118 reviews 118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
Top Contributor
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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Sparland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Indianola
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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
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Israel
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Typical Applebees menu and quality. Good value for the buck.

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