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205 West 50th Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
(212) 262-2400
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

we went hear for lunch one day while out and about in new york. the menu was ok. the portion sizes were great for our party. The service was great. i would go back again

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Medicine Hat, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Gross. I've seen cleaner bathrooms in Mexico. I wouldn't even stay to eat after that. I can understand being busy - but seriously. Absolutely horrendous.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Three floors and only a 10 minute wait (not booked) Staff were pleasant, service good and food reasonable

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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90 reviews 90 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Food is OK although expensive compared to Applebee's 've eaten at in other parts of the country. But for the third time at this chain I've encountered poor or slow service. I asked for my account, and finally had to ask very loudly yet again after a long wait. Needless to say the tip (calculated for you - how arrogant... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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246 reviews 246 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Called in for quick bite to eat on way to a show. service, pretty average, shown to table with menu, and given little time to order a drink. then took food order, we both just had burgers, which were not too bad. little after service, had to catch eye for another drink. felt a bit rushed. pricey for what we... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We visited the restaurant on 50th street 3 times. The staff were friendly and helpful and the service was outstanding, only bettered by the quality of the food. If we visited NYC again we would definitely visit this restaurant again. The price of the food was no different from other similar chains in the city.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

New York is not cheap but Applebees took the biscuit for expensive coupled with terrible service. We were charged over $20 for a weak vodka n coke and a so called pint of Budweiser. Our waitress was sullen and far more interested in gossiping with her colleagues than providing us with a decent service. We had intended to eat here... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had the pasta with chicken tenders, but they were anything but "tender". Basically a watery bowl of pasta with three strips of leather masquerading as chicken. A steak ordered medium-rare came out overcooked and crispy, side dishes were chosen at random - not what was ordered - and the meals were crazy-expensive for what was provided (when you include... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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159 reviews 159 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

it is never easy getting something to eat before seeing a Broadway show and so when the greeter asked me if I would mind sitting in the bar I agreed. However, when I had to get my own menu after waiting 10 minutes, and then had to watch the serving staff carefully until I managed to place an order I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Again, service automatically added to the bill - which seemingly makes servers not care less! And removes your ability to reward good service (or not). Either add it into the price on the menu or allow us to choose the rate ourselves without awkwardness!! My server was nice enough, but she was nowhere to be seen most of the time.... More 

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Address: 205 West 50th Street, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: (212) 262-2400
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Cuisine: American

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