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7242 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD
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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Service was prompt and cheerful. The food is what it always is, but given the culinary desert of College Park, it's not a bad choice (esp. if you're unwilling to go to Bethesda, downtown Silver Spring, DC, or Chevy Chase).

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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New Jersey
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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Came here on a Sunday around 6pm. It was what I would call a normal busy Applebee's Sunday. First issue...bathroom was disgusting, I reported this to the manager and she said she would take care of it. Three hours later it was even dirtier. Service was slow. Drinks took forever to come out. Appetizer plates were never removed. Food was... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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170 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Service was prompt and cheerful. The food is what it always is, but given the culinary desert of College Park, it's not a bad choice (esp. if you're unwilling to go to Bethesda, downtown Silver Spring, DC, or Chevy Chase).

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Where to begin?! Highchair had food still in seat. Took 90 mins to get most, not all of our food. 2 other tables were seated after us and got food before us. Food was cold and not cooked to order. This was one catastrophe after another. Had to ask to see the manager 3 times before she came to table.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Avoid this Applebee's Dirty and unprofessional staff My steak ordered well done was not cooked anywhere near well Didn't even eat it, feel gross after eating here

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Baltimore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Nasty food always at this restaurant you always have cold food the food isn't done they burn the peppers to onions we come here all the time we visit different Applebees and we always like to give reviews

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Summerville, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

i went to dinner last nite with my sister at the applebees on main st. in Summerville sc. ordered the new nachos. I promise you I am not exagurating this story, but when I got my nachos, only 3 chips had cheese on them, the jalapenos were all dried up, and there was only 2 SMALL tiny bites of meat.... More 

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Burnt Hills, New York
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62 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

While visiting the area with family (wife and 2 college students), we had dinner at this applebee's, since I thought everyone would find food they liked. Although the restaurant seemed to be less than half full, the service was extremely slow. It took 20 minutes for drinks and appetizer, then another 40 minutes for our entrees. The waitress had to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The food's about what you'd expect, but what's really problematic is the very slow and sometimes rather sketchy service. It shouldn't take twenty minutes for a drink order, imo, and another ten to fifteen for appetizers. On a recent trip, our drinks were comped because the food order was lost. It always seems to be something like this.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Consumer beware! On a recent visit to this college town we decided Applebees would be a safe spot to grab a bite to eat. We were wrong. Long wait, slow service, small portions..need i say more. Spent a long visit in the hotel rest room that night. Biggest disappointment of all you ask? The $20 parking ticket from the expired... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Ordered the Cedar Grilled Lemon Chicken and it was fantastic. The staff was friendly and nice. After a meeting, I came back for a couple of drinks and to watch the basketball game. I was surprised that the wait staff recognized me and told me that they were glad to see me again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7242 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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