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555 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1937
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I tried Applebee's one late night about nine years ago in another city and found the food to be pretty good. Because of this, and the fact that our grandchildren are not yet sophisticated enough to chose really good restaurant food, I took my wife and our two grandchildren to Applebee's for dinner. The food on TV... More 

Thank TJFLG42
Fort Pierce, Florida
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179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

It’s been 12 years since I’ve been to this Applebee’s, and I can report that not much has changed except the bartenders. I sat at the bar and had the French Onion soup with the 6 oz sirloin dinner. If you cut the pieces of steak small enough, it was easy to eat and had reasonable taste. There is not... More 

Thank TravelingB0B
Royal Oaks, CA
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

I go to Applebee's for a no surprises lunch, they are always fast and consistent and this time was no exception. I had their half club sandwich and garden salad. Just enough for lunch and at a reasonable price. The place is clean, plenty of parking and easy to get to. The waiter was friendly, fast and always kept my... More 

Thank RustyWater
Goodyear, Arizona
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

Having eaten at numerous Applebee's over the past few years, I notice that lately their prices have increased rather dramatically and the portions (e.g. salads) are getting quite skimpy. A couple of years ago, their various salads were very good and with abundance. That is not the case anymore. Their prices went up and the portions they serve have decreased... More 

Thank arizonawill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

I was going here from the day it opened a few years ago. Since that time it has gone downhill almost to the point of "it should close for good" Normally I order ribs of some sort with french fries. Every single time, the fries are cold. Not just luke warm, but cold. I have complained to management with no... More 

Thank Peter E
Santa Clara, California
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015

After a few trips here, we just drive past now. The food is nothing special, and of course it is always loud. It has probably been a year since we were there, because our out of town friends suggested it.

Thank David A
San Jose, CA
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

This is the local Applebees if you live along Saratoga. They have stuff on the wall from Mitty, Prospect, etc. Thus us great for families. You can't go with the selection - and the kids meals are really good. Granted, you don't come here fir healthy food, but their salmon dish is great, the salads are yummy (Oriental grilled chicken... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

Service was fast anf good, Food was exellent and good value for families resturant has a great atmosphere

Thank Steven P
Cupertino, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

food and service were great. a very good variety of food on the menu . I enjoyed the Free Veterans Meal on VeteransDay menue

Thank rfscuper
Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2015

Steak was tough, but food was tasty. Service was friendly and good. Drinks on time..................

Thank Sandra D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1937
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-446-8370

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?