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2421 Cottonwood Dr, El Centro, CA 92243-1604
+1 760-353-8311
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good16%
  • Average25%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
Apr 12, 2017
“Very well service but food was average”
Aug 16, 2017
“Excellent menu and good service”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
2421 Cottonwood Dr, El Centro, CA 92243-1604
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

When I'm away from home I usually try to eat the local fare at a non-chain restaurant. I hadn't been to an Applebee's in quite awhile and for some reason I had a hankerin' for the lower calorie offerings Applebee's has on their menu. Had...More

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I, along with our two kids stop by yesterday for lunch. The place has a very good atmosphere, was very clean and the employee reception was warm, no complains. However, the food, except my dish (I ordered salmon), was not that good....More

Thank Pedro V
Reviewed February 14, 2017

On arriving we were warmly welcomed. There were 6 in our group and we all had something different. Everyone agreed that the food and service were excellent. A few at our table had specialty drinks and shared with us that the drinks were amazing. A...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed January 23, 2017

I was at Applebee's in El Centro, CA and I have to say that the service There was terrible, there were no silverware on the table, drinks Were very slow getting to us. The waitress never came and refilled our drinks. I'm was not impressed...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was about average for what you would expect from Applebee's. Went during happy hour to get appetizers since they are half off. Towards the end of the night it felt like we had been forgotten. Took a while to find our server to...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The food is ok and the restaurant appearance is ok too, but the service is TERRIBLE!!! They pay no attention to you. Last time we're going there.

Thank 843stevenv
Reviewed February 8, 2016

The service at this Applebee's was very poor!! I went with a friend, we ordered the 2 for $20 and ordered the house salad to go with our dinner. Our food was brought before the salad and when the salads were finally brought, we didn't...More

Thank nannax4
Reviewed December 23, 2015

Food is good, good menu under 500 calories. The service is fine but make sure she or he know you are on limited time or during lunch. Not expensive at all. Cheers!

Thank Veronica F
Reviewed January 29, 2015

Went to Applebee's for a Friday Night Dinner while oldest was at High school Basketball Game. Although busy, seated immediately, service was fast and friendly. Menu has been updated with quite a few Pub Favorites. Got a chicken Quesadilla of the Starter Menu and it...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Food was good. Service overall was good other than forgetting the coffee which they forgot to take off our bill. Good menu variety. Reasonable prices other than the drink menu with no prices - beware. Would go again

Thank penny t
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2421 Cottonwood Dr, El Centro, CA 92243-1604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-353-8311
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