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214 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1979
781-231-0137
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stopped for a quick bite while out running errands. We sat at the bar to catch the news. Bar staff very attentive, friendly, and accommodating. Our drinks were well prepared ans served quickly. We got some chicken fingers to munch on - they were served piping hoy with plenty of sauce. I got... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Seacoastbreeze
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Lynn, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Applebee's is usually consistent but tonight they ran out of dressings, certain wines and the service was cranky. The new pay at table app misses the point. You now have taken away the person-person interaction that makes the customer want to tip well..

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My wife and I visited the Applebee's in Saugus, Mass, twice earlier this month for dinner. I had a steak twice: once the 9 oz sirloin ($15) and another time the 9 oz sirloin with shrimp and an Italian cheese sauce ($18). Both steaks were cooked medium rare perfectly and well-seasoned. I preferred the plain 9 oz steak; I didn't... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stopped for a quick bite while out running errands. We sat at the bar to catch the news. Bar staff very attentive, friendly, and accommodating. Our drinks were well prepared ans served quickly. We got some chicken fingers to munch on - they were served piping hoy with plenty of sauce. I got the short rib nachos for "dinner" -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our burgers were really good. The service was good, as well. The walls were covered with collectibles and photos of Saugus,MA. There was a lot to look at and it gave you a "homey" feeling. The bill was a bit more than we thought it would be, but this resaurant has come a long way.

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Thank J8180YVjohnc
Saugus, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

after an afternoon of shopping myself and 2 friends stopped for dinner. The server was pleasant and attentive. The food was served hot and in a timely manner. The prices were very affordable.

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Thank Patricia B
Lynn, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Applebee's is relatively close to my home so I visit often. I always enjoy it because its busy but not to the point where i', waiting in line to get a table. I enjoy sitting by the bar they have high top tables and in recent years have been redone. I always enjoy the staff the bar tenders (paula and... More 

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Thank canvasoftheworld
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Good service ,tasty food ,friendly staff !!!nice view !!!!location is fair,need to drive here !!! Good meat and salad!if you want to have a full dinner I prefer you to find another restaurant!

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Thank FELIXTSANG
Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My husband & I stopped in for a quick bite to eat. We sat at the bar & waited & waited & waited for the bartender to finally come over to say "I'll be right with you" We ordered chicken wings, all we tasted was the cooking grease they were fried in. My husband ordered a burger. Very plain, basic... More 

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Thank EllaO951
Peabody, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

The place was ridiculously crowded even late at night. Food wasn't that good the server was really nice but that's the only good thing I could say. Had to wait forever for a server to come over and I couldn't believe how long it took to get our spinach dip. I tried this location but I won’t be back it's... More 

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Thank papsj
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I just find Applebee's below average. I know it's a chain so I don't go there expecting gourmet offerings, but as chains go, Applebee's has to be the worst. Service is average. Food usually not hot. I got a salad and sandwich combo, and it was only have a sandwich. Applebee's, it's a grill cheese. I think you can spare... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1979
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Saugus
  • Phone Number: 781-231-0137

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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