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3006 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
(641) 424-0026
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Duluth, Minnesota
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I ordered carside-to-go so I could take back to my hotel room. I opened the container and found the vegetables were black and the grilled chicken was dry and tasted freezer burnt. I've eaten at plenty of Applebee's before, but this was was awful.

Thank Buffy0007
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I really wanted to give this Applebee's a 5 rating BUT one thing nagged at me the entire time we ate at this Applebee's. We were seated right as we walked in the door, waitress asked what we wanted to drink fairly quickly. Took our order right after bringing our drinks. She was quiet and soft spoken, seemed nervous, but... More 

Thank Sarah F
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The food was as expected with no surprises, but the staff excelled in their service. Polite, efficient, and smiling faces go a long way in creating a great dining atmosphere.

Thank Allen M
Cherokee, Iowa
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We ate lunch here recently and it was a good experience. My sister and I both ordered salads, and they were tasty and a good value. The service was quick and the waitress was pleasant. I would eat here again.

Thank cab1261
Louisville, Kentucky
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We were in town to give a presentation for the Nature Club. We ate a big lunch so we could stop here for late night apps. We had Blue Moon beer, oh so good. We also had the nachos with brisket and the meat balls. The meat balls were nothing special but the nachos were fantastic. We'd get those again... More 

Thank Clarence D
Clear Lake, Iowa
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Food items are hit and miss. Sometimes very good, others not so much. I think they are a typical franchise venue.

Thank Betty50428
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Very Disappointing...!! Service/food and managements .I have never been experienced like this before .The worst experience in my life.I went the with my family .we were 7 people thought apple bee might be good option for family dinner .First we waited too long when the table was empty but that is fine we don't mind waiting.when we get sat ..the... More 

Thank Sanjay N
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Have always enjoyed margaritas at Applebee's. Tonight was the first time one was enough - more than enough. No taste of lime or tequila! It was just a sickening sweet something on ice. Cross-cut ribs were almost meatless and the only taste was a touch of heat. It was half price apps after a movie so we said nothing, and... More 

Thank CharlesCity_IASuzyQ
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I went here, and the staff were super friendly, my brother in law got a steak that was over cooked, they took it back and replaced it, and took it off the bill, I would have payed for it. They were fast on taking orders and getting our food. And the games at the tables makes it more entertaining.

Thank Justin B
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Good food and service. Staff was very accommodating. We would definitely go back next time we are in the area. Open late night (after 8:30) which we appreciated.

Thank Carol J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3006 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: (641) 424-0026

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