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594 Troy Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144-9698
(518) 283-0700
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Ranked #18 of 48 restaurants in Rensselaer
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Dec 21, 2013
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12 reviews from our community

41% Recommend
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English first
Albany, NY
Top Contributor
320 reviews 320 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I ate at Applebee's this past week (which is now in the Home Depot plaza) with two friends and it was very good. Fresh food, good menu selections, good wine selections, good service, etc. I recently visited the Applebee's in Herkimer, NY after not eating at one for many years and the food here in Troy was a carbon copy... More

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Racine, WI
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We were seated quickly. 6 adults, 2 kids. Free refills on kids drinks including chocolate milk. Food was what you expect at Applebee's. A gratuity was automatically added to our bill of 18%, which was more than I would have left. Service was ok, not great.

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Powell Butte
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Went to eat here with a party if 5. Service was only fair and so was the food. Nachos barely had anything on them. Mostly chips. Appetizers good but everything else was average or below.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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103 reviews 103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Lousy service, barely adequate food, flies in the restaurant. We had to wait 30 minutes for this. Be aware busses often stop as well.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

you can never go wrong if you don't know the area with an applebees....kids ate chicken I had the oriental salad....both very good

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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I will always pop to Applebees when I visit family in Rensselaer. I know what to expect. I do feel that the prices are a tad steep but my son, 5, enjoys eating here and the lunch menu is a good price. I do enjoy the chicken, steak and pasta dishes and they have a good selection of these dishes.... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

A chain restaurant with the usual fare and a few nice specials. Very nice and helpful staff. Enjoyed our meal choices and waitstaff was attentive and constantly refilled our drinks. Easy off and on to highway.

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Brooklyn, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

It's what you would expect from a chain restaurant. Waitress didn't know any of the drinks because she said she didn't drink. Food was meh and overpriced.

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New Jersey
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242 reviews 242 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

My daughter and I ordered the 2 for $20 special - 1 appetizer to share and 1 entree each. Was surprised to see that the lemonade was almost $4 each! My oriental salad was more fried chicken and cole-slaw-out-of-the-bag and less green lettuce - not enough dressing and when I complained to our quirky waiter, he simply said "dressing is... More

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Rensselaer, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The whole entire staff is rude, all they care about is tips, and they sit down, and count their tips, and whine about how cheap people are. The tables and floors are always sticky, and sometimes not wiped off at all, and the food comes out wrong, every time. Forget trying to order something the way you like, it won't... More

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