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“The one time I don't read the tripadvisor reviews...” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Applebee's

Applebee's
18 Saw Mill River Rd, Hawthorne, NY 10532
914-345-1555
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Ranked #7 of 14 Restaurants in Hawthorne
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Atlanta, Georgia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“The one time I don't read the tripadvisor reviews...”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I figured it's an Applebees, right? They have pretty consistent service at their restaurants.. Not so at this location. Got there at 12:05 on a Wednesday. It was my first dining experience at a NY restaurant on this trip. There were maybe 5 other tables with customers. We were there for about 90 minutes and they never had more than 7 other tables filled. We were seated right next to the hostess station. We got to enjoy their wonderful conversations about their private lives and daily dilemma's - and their NY potty mouths. Good grief, both my wife and I commented to them on their choice of words with my kids sitting right there. Hostess snapped and said "Seriously?".. Service was so-so. Waiter was not eager to refill our drinks or stop back at the table after dropping off the food.. found out why after we got the bill - they automatically add tip for parties of 6 or more (we had 6)... and lastly.. THE PRICES! I thought it was because we were in NY... the menu prices are 30-50% higher than other Applebees across the country. We dined at other chains on our trip and their prices were in the normal range. Not sure why this location charges so much.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Palm Springs, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Try somewhere else if you can”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

This may be local fare but it was empty of customers. We were seated next to a busy table where we couldn't talk above the adjoining table's sex life. Not good. We ordered their only bottled wine - a chardonnay that the manager brought to the table, already opened and proceeded to fill two small wine glasses to the brim. You couldn't swiril the wine until we got two additional glasses and poured the excess into the second glass. Obviously Applebee's doesn't each Wine 101 to anyone. The meal was OK at best. Adequate, high calorie, but nothing well done or special.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC
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315 reviews 315 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
“New menu items = more healthy choices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Well, we figured, it's an Applebee's so no suprises. That's not always a bad thing when you are traveling through a new area. But the menu suprised us! They now offer Weight Watcher approved items as well as low-cal, low fat dinner options. And of course there are the tried and true burgers. I tried a turkey sandwhich with fried green tomatoes. Very tasty! Prices are inching upward and for some steak items and getting close to dress up to go to restaurants. But there are enough medium priced items on the menu to satisfy most budgets.

Visited April 2012
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Greenacres, Florida, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“First impressions last a lifetime...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

This Applebee's is located within walking distance of my hotel. The service and food are like most Applebee's... average. However, the host was dressed like a slob and I wasnt happy with the first impression she gave. Also, the waitress could have been more friendlier.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Roscoe, New York
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38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“This Applebee's was convenient and the food good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

This restaurant is less than a mile from Westchester Medical Center so it was really convenient for us and everything was more than satisfactory. Service was very good with knowledgeable waiters that were very friendly and most were humerous(something one needs after spending many hours at the hospital).
Drinks were very good as were the appetizers and our main course was okay enough that we went there every nite. It was very clean, a bit noisy but otherwise fine.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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