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275 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
4143479125
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Mediocre food

I had the two for $25 dish, I had chicken appetizers which were okay, and a chicken breast/shrimp dish. The entree was very oily, the shrimp was okay and the chicken could've been better. I am not a fan of Applebee's and would suggest eating somewhere else, take in mind I have eaten in this food... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Jim L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I had the two for $25 dish, I had chicken appetizers which were okay, and a chicken breast/shrimp dish. The entree was very oily, the shrimp was okay and the chicken could've been better. I am not a fan of Applebee's and would suggest eating somewhere else, take in mind I have eaten in this food chain a few times... More 

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This place is very unorganized, terrible service, the food was just par for the course. Small portions at big money

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I go there after work since there are only few places open at that it plus half off of appetizers. After 10pm a person needs to show their ID for security reasons, I was surprised the first time since I am in my 40's years of age. But that is the policy. When I go back if it after 10pm... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Alright, so my mom, sisters and I all decided to go out to grab a bite to eat. We choose downtown Applebee's. We get there, yeah it's a littl packed so we wait for about ten to fifteen minutes to be seated. We get get seated, NO waitress comes to our table for about fifteen minutes. So time is passing... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The ambient is standard to all Applebee's restaurants. The food is good, but does not worth the price they charge. And to make things worst, the service is slow. Very, very, very slow. The visit was only pleasant because of the friends.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

While we enjoyed our entrees, our service was slow and our waitress did not seem to know the menu very well.

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Lime Springs, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We ended our evening of exploring Milwaukee with an ice cream shooter at Applebee's. it was not a huge order, but the staff made our time there great fun! For being late in the evening they were so full of energy and fun that it was the perfect way to end our evening in Milwaukee.

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Jerome, Idaho
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Got there very late (the other places we wanted to eat were closed!) and were able to take advantage of the variety and quality of many menu items. Staff was willing to split meals and split checks. Food was delicious, though not always exactly as ordered or described by the menu. This was a very popular restaurant on a Friday... More 

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East Moline, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

When we first saw that there was an applebees right near our hotel, we were excited. We walked in and it was really empty, which should have been a warning, but we didn't know what we were getting ourselves into. It took a little bit to be seated, but I wasn't too bothered by that. As we were walking to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Applebee's is Applebee's. Generally no surprises with the menu. This one has a very convenient downtown location and, when I was there at least, did a brisk take out service. I'm guessing that this is a function of proximity to many downtown hotels. That's why I was there and I got what I wanted from take out: It was ready... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 275 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 4143479125

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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