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Applebee's

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205 West 50th Street, New York City, NY 10019
(212) 262-2400
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 69
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  • 36
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  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This place Is amazing!!

We found this place on the first night of our holiday after a recommendation by the hotel and it certainly didn't disappoint! Great request with really friendly staff, our waitress was so lovely and spent a lot of time talking us through the menu and making suggestions for items we may not have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We found this place on the first night of our holiday after a recommendation by the hotel and it certainly didn't disappoint! Great request with really friendly staff, our waitress was so lovely and spent a lot of time talking us through the menu and making suggestions for items we may not have chosen, but they were fantastic. Food was... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Had a brilliant first night meal at the one on 49 th street had a lovely waitress who helped us choose the most amazing cocktails and what food we would enjoy sadly no room for puds but we went again another night for puds

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and myself found Applebee's on about the third day of our holiday but then went there for breakfast for the next three days. The food is great but what kept us going back were the welcoming friendly staff. We were made to feel at home and nothing was too much trouble. We had a very informative chat with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Came 8 of us after theater time and wanted a meal. No problem. Table was arranged. The 8 of us (incl small children) was taken good care of and we didn't have to wait long for the food. I had steak which was sensational, so no food complaints. All in all a very pleasant experience. We're going back tonight....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I had the shrimp with fries. Very average and they charge a fortune. It was literally a $5 dish and they charge like $25. Plenty of space but who cares when the food is average? Avoid!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Had breakfast here. Seemed to be more staff than customers and staff seemed disinterested. Server was friendly enough though. Food was average and filled a hole. Wouldn't bother returning though.

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coventry
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Had breakfast here during the snowstorm, the hot chocolate is amazing! It's lovely. The food is very good value for money, the portion sizes are big and you get loads for your money. The food is nice and plenty to choose from. The service, not sure if it was just the day we ate here or its a regular case... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

best steak i've ever had!! and its just great food! i would highly recommend this if you're not from america and you've never tried apples before

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The portion sizes at Applebee's were huge and I really enjoyed my meal. However, I was seated at a table and not given a menu. I had to ask for the menu, and then ask for the waiter to take my order. I wasn't checked on during the meal and had to request a drink refill. When it came to... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

I had the cedar grilled lemon chicken which was the tastiest meal I had during my trip to NYC. I found most restaurants in New York serve massive portions which puts me off my meal but the portion size here was perfect. The pepsis were massive and very refreshing. Our waiter was a little weird but pleasant enough. I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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