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856 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045-3551
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Ranked #24 of 100 restaurants in Cortland
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 19, 2014
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26 reviews from our community

65% Recommend
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English first
York, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

It's an Applebee's so not much need to review the food fare. Decent flavor, average selections. But it is the staff that makes this place stand out. From multiple people saying hello, to several people checking in on us, everyone was above and beyond attentive. One server even stopped just to have a conversation about the bikes we were riding.... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Good food, fast and efficient service. Place is pretty big and seats well its customers. Price is below from what to expected. Good size parking lot and a shopping mall nearby makes it a convenient restaurant to go either before or after shopping.

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Cortland, NY
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Applebees is a chain restaurant. I think people mistakenly get the idea that "chain restaurant" equates to bad food and bad service. We did not experience either of those issues on a recent Friday night visit. Our waitress Karen was very friendly and accommodating. We couldn't decide between 2 appetizers, so decided to order both. Karen suggested we then wait... More

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Brockport, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food was good, but four different people came to our table, and none bothered to remove our dirty dishes. Empty glasses and appetizer plates remained on the table throughout our meal. Our server was spread very thin.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We are locals.... We have over the years eaten at this applebees many times. However the past 3 visits...have been awful. We will not be back. We will traval to the Ithaca applebees. My young kids got sick on 2 separate visits to this Cortland applebees. My mother had a very bad experience with the waitstaff. The wait staff has... More

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Cortland, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very good service. Food is served warm and very well presented. Servers are very attentive. Prices are reasonable

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Oneida, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

arrived at about 11 PM on Saturday 10/26 and we were seated promptly. Our waitress (Courtney) brought us menus and took our drink/food order in a timely fashion. It seemed to take a long time for the meal to get served, and while my wife was very satisfied, I wasn't. My turkey sandwich w/fries was a small child's portion, and... More

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Long Island
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We were weary travelers, who drove from Long Island to Oneonta to Cortland in one day. The Hotel suggested Applebees down the road. Typical Applebes fare. The wait was maybe 25-30 minutes. They had just seated two busloads of students. Food arrived in a timely manner and our server drew a little pumpkin on our bill.

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Burlington, CT
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This Applebee's is quite far from the highway but we preferred a familiar chain restaurant while stopping for the night. Inside is the usual booths and tables as we were seated quickly for dinner. The service was prompt while our pasta, burgers, and fries were good. While it's not gourmet cuisine here, our meal here was nice.

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439 reviews 439 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

look, it's appleby's, and sometimes you don't want to know what goes on in the kitchen... but the twofer meals can hardly be beaten in a pinch and it's about a half-step above desperation cuisine... decent drink specials, too, and not a bad place to gather for an athletic event...

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