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“It's Applebees at twice the cost” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Applebee's Lindora

Applebee's Lindora
Plaza Momentum Lindora, Santa Ana, Costa Rica
506-2282-6712
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Ranked #18 of 55 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dallas,TX
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“It's Applebees at twice the cost”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

When you are an American living in Costa Rica you get used to paying double the price for American products. Staff at this location is great but it's pre packaged frozen food dumped into a deep fryer...again did I mention at twice the price? Go down the street to Inka grill.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Heredia, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Overpriced and Over rated”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

The food and the service was very poor the few times that I have eaten there. The food is not at all what you would receive in The states. For instance, the French Dip was served cold with cold gravy, not Au Jus as a dip. Even at lunch time service was very slow and it was over 45 minutes before we received all of our food.
It was the chosen restaurant of the guest of honor, but I would never choose to go back there on my own.

Visited November 2011
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North Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“so so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

dont expect this to compare to american standards and is pricey compared to US. I would chose a more ethnic experience and wait to have applebees in the US

Visited July 2012
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Miami
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67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“It ok.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The structure itself and decor are beyond any applebees yuo have seen in the states. So plus points there but the food is mostly fired and its not cheap for what you get. A nice place to have a drink on the terrace, watch a game have some wings but thats about it. 10 other places i would pick before this one to eat. Kids do enjoy it though i must give them that.

Visited November 2011
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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Applebee's here, Applebee's there; it's the same everywhere!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

I went to Applebee's just to see how it compared to here in the States. Surprisingly it was made to look more upscale and have the appearance of a lounge. We dined in the upstairs part of the restaurant, where it was open. The night air along with the ambiance of the evening made our dining experience great.

The food menu was exactly the same and the service was absolutely amazing.

I suggest going here if you want an upscale version of what we are already familiar. It starting to look like the "neighborhood" is expanding!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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