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856 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045-3551
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Ranked #27 of 99 Restaurants in Cortland
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 26, 2014
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English first
Richmond Hill, ON
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Had a really nice dinner with our family. Felt like part of a family - loved the community spirit inside with the school teams being supported on the walls. Great service by Jenna who made sure we were looked after. Highly recommend this to anyone!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Understaffed in kitchen, was advised manager was preparing the dishes. Knowing that my standards were pretty high already. Was seated at table with silverware on floor, server was nice, food could have been better. Shrimp scampi usually involves scampi sauce, none was present with it. Steak was cooked medium as opposed to my requested medium rare. Vegetables were not steamed... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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113 reviews 113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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