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Applebee's

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234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
(212) 391-7414
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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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
Very good

Enjoyed breakfast here. Not to much to pick from but food was of a good standard. Would go back and would recommend. Breakfast similar to Ruby Tuesdays. Had a sausage and cheese omelette which was very tasty cost around $12 which seems the average for this type of breakfast at these kind of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
stutan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast here. Not to much to pick from but food was of a good standard. Would go back and would recommend. Breakfast similar to Ruby Tuesdays. Had a sausage and cheese omelette which was very tasty cost around $12 which seems the average for this type of breakfast at these kind of restaurants

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Next door to Hilton in time square ,lovely food very reasonable ,staff very friendly and restaurant has a lovely atmosphere

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Macduff, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

When visited it was in the middle of breakfast rush,quickly sat at a booth and order taken,tea and coffee (both piping hot) brought straight away and food order served within 15 minutes. When food arrived was very disappointed,scrambled egg,bacon and apple potatoes were cold to lukewarm,plate served on was hot so food was dished onto it probably sat about waiting... More 

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Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Had our first ever cosmopolitan drink here 2 years ago & were hooked on cosmopolitans ever since, now our preferred cocktail in Europe & at home in Australia, so went back last week while in NYC again....huge disappointment. Very little, if any, vodka, mainly just cranberry juice. Should have returned the drinks to the bar. Won`t be back.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Good size of every single meal from a Salmon to a standard Burger. Ideal to go for and with teenagers. My daughters loved the place.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Overpriced, horrible horrible service and be aware gratuity is already added to your bill, smaller portions then a typical Applebee's. Our waitress forgot everything we asked for and brought us the wrong food and drinks.

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Gold Coast
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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Was dissappointing, slow service, drinks were missed and when they did arrive were wrong. The waitress asked which recommended tip we wished to pay, rude , we pay tips based on quality of service. You earn tips not demand them. Food was very average. Go somewhere else there are many fine places to eat in this area.

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I’ve read a lot of this place and I can say that it was amazing. The burgers at this place are so amazing. My guilty pleasure is hamburgers. So when visiting the USA, what do you eat? Hamburgers of course. So on my first day in the city I went to the Apple bee’s at Time Square and had the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I didn't really enjoy dining here. It was pretty overpriced compared to other places in the area. I strongly recommend you don't get the steak. It's really below average. The staff are nice though.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The evening I ate there was not particularly busy, but my food was a half hour late, cold, and made me ill through the night. Avoid.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 391-7414

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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