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5330 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-3304
269-382-4448
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Norway
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Applebee's is consistent, and they offer a gluten free menu. On this day, my wife ordered a steak, but it came out far too raw (twice). The manager apologized profusely when he personally returned it the second time, and they made a decent concession on our check. Our server (wish I could tell you her name) was outstanding. Cheerful, attentive... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Went for lunch. The food was average but the restaurant was very dirty. The carpet was filthy. The bathroom smelled horrible. Floors were sticky. Table not clean. Won't be going back to this location. We were very disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

As of the late change food has been great , tonight 2 out of three meals very good, I found clear plastic piece of wrapper in my Asian salad, and waiter never return after we got our drinks, and someone else delivered our food.

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Portage, Michigan, United States
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154 reviews 154 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Stopped here for a quick hot lunch. Got tomato basil soup with a BLT. Daughter got tomato basil soup and Mac@ Cheese with chicken strips on top. Food was hot and very good. Waitress was nice, but messed up daughters order. Price was ok for the about of food we got.

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Kalamazoo
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

I have always loved Applebee's food & service. We got a nice table, yummy food & great service, but today the strawberry margarita tasted like all mix and no 'margarita'. Bad flavor. This was my birthday dinner from family so I didn't complain to the staff.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

The food and service were barely mediocre; it's a chain and nothing more, but they seem to be victims of cost cutting measures.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

bad experience every time I went...the manager tried to make up for things with a gift certificate but when we went back it was just as bad...

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

My son and I ate dinner here. The food was good and the value was incredible. We got an appetizer, two entrees, and drinks for around $22. You can't beat a deal like that! On top of the value, we had exceptional customer service. Both our server, a really sweet girl that I can't remember the name of, was quick... More 

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michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Love Applebee's! The food is always good. Service was very good. Hardly any wait time for a table. The 2 for $20 is the best deal anywhere to eat.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I should say I usually don't like chain restaurants anyway but this location is always a disappointment. I have been here several times throughout my 10 years living in kzoo only because other people request it for some reason. Orders ALWAYS get messed up without fail...food is often served cold and is always slow. After my last visit i will... More 

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Additional Information about Applebee's

Address: 5330 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-3304
Phone Number: 269-382-4448
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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