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“Poor even for a chain” 2 of 5 stars
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Applebee's
990 Providence Hwy / Route 1 North, Walpole, MA 02081
508-660-7628
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Ranked #30 of 58 Restaurants in Walpole
Cuisines: American
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Boston, Massachusetts
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Poor even for a chain”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

My wife and I wanted to grab a quick supper so decided to stop by this convenient restaurant. The decor was what you'd would expect and the service was the usual canned and wrote responses one hears in these types of restaurants, whether it be Chillis, TGIF, Applebees etc, the same service is provided. In regards to this visit, first of all, I received the incorrect meal, even though the waitress acknowledged that the error had happened, she did not ask if I wanted to have it replaced, I was not in a mood to push the issue (normally I would). When my wife received her meal, it came with garlic bread that was cold and rock hard. We suspect that is had been stale and then microwaved, but got hard very quickly. Again, when we mentioned it to the waitress, we got an "oh" and the "deer caught in the headlight look" - again no apology of offer to replace. On our way out, the girl at the front reception said goodnight in the same scripted robotic tone, that lacked sincerity. In light that I could have counted on both hands how many guests were in the restaurant, there seemed plenty of opportunity for the staff to be more attentive. Our waitress did not come back to check on us or offer refills on our beverages. There is discussion that Applebees may be considering the night club business - I think it needs to since it is unlikely to sustain business as a restaurant,

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Needham, Massachusetts
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“applebees”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We tried applebees twice before and no roblem then we get carsideto go and then the bad experience came we ordered 2 dinners to go and got one that sucks
donna Donnpost@aol.com

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sandwich,Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

I was not very inpressed with Applebees. We had gone there before and my son got a stuffed meatball hoagie that he really enjoyed,however, this time around it was not on the menu. I got the chicken brocolli alfredo and i was not impressed at all. The chicken strips tasted like they were pre-made and the alfredo sauce was nasty. The service was fine and the overall atmosphere was fine too.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Walpole, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“It's Applebees, what else do you need to say?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Like every other Applebees on earth, or other planets for that matter.

Visited February 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We ended up here one night when we couldn't get into the restaurant we wanted to go to....we ordered a cheeseburger meal...nothing special about it..very average. The atmosphere was loud and the wait staff was just okay.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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