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“Fast, clean and inexpensive” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Applebee's

Applebee's
856 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045-3551
607-753-6031
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Ranked #29 of 99 Restaurants in Cortland
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Belo Horizonte, MG
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Fast, clean and inexpensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Good food, fast and efficient service. Place is pretty big and seats well its customers. Price is below from what to expected. Good size parking lot and a shopping mall nearby makes it a convenient restaurant to go either before or after shopping.

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Cortland, NY
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135 reviews 135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
“Great service as well as food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Applebees is a chain restaurant. I think people mistakenly get the idea that "chain restaurant" equates to bad food and bad service. We did not experience either of those issues on a recent Friday night visit.
Our waitress Karen was very friendly and accommodating. We couldn't decide between 2 appetizers, so decided to order both. Karen suggested we then wait to order our main meal. It was a great suggestion-which I never would have asked about because I do realize that restaurants need to keep the customers moving. We took her suggestion-but still managed a relaxing 1 1/2 hours start to finish for our dinner. At no time did we feel rushed.
The appetizers we ordered were the pretzels with beer dip and the new potato twist served with a spicy queso sauce. Both were delicious-and we were glad to have tried them both. We each ordered the Roast Beef, Bacon, and mushroom sandwich which was delicious. The sandwich came with fries-but it was nice to be able to substitute a salad for no additional cost.
The manager stopped by the tables while we were there to ask everyone how their dinner was for the evening.
In all, we have eaten at this local "chain" establishment many times, have had good meals each time, and will continue to visit!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brockport, New York
2 reviews
“Little table etiquette”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food was good, but four different people came to our table, and none bothered to remove our dirty dishes. Empty glasses and appetizer plates remained on the table throughout our meal. Our server was spread very thin.

Visited April 2014
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“Needs a good cleaning! ”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We are locals.... We have over the years eaten at this applebees many times. However the past 3 visits...have been awful. We will not be back. We will traval to the Ithaca applebees. My young kids got sick on 2 separate visits to this Cortland applebees. My mother had a very bad experience with the waitstaff. The wait staff has been rude, grumpy and just seemed annoyed by there job.

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Cortland, New York
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“Good Meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very good service. Food is served warm and very well presented. Servers are very attentive. Prices are reasonable

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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