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1379 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
(989) 732-2530
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never enjoyed Applebees as much as I do since they added half price appetizers! Favorites are the sweet potato fries, chicken wonton tacos and siracha shrimp.

Thank bSmith328
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant several times 3-4 years ago and we were disappointed with both the food and service. However, we've been there twice over the past two weeks and everything is much better now. The food is what you'd expect and the prices are very good for the portions. The wait staff is very attentive and we are pleased... More 

Thank I7772YBmiked
Santa Monica, California
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I must say for a national chain the salmon was fantastic i was in Gaylord for two days and ate there twice. Both times the food was great along with the service.

Thank Scott F
Traverse City, MI
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203 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Met up with a group of friends at the bar during the late afternoon. Enjoyed some great appetizers along with an array of cocktails, beers and virgin drinks! Our server Mindy L. was very accommodating and quick. Appetizers were on special at 50% off and they were still full serving size.

Thank MInone4
Sault Ste. Marie
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very short wait for a table. Great service. Steak cooked just right. Some different beers available on tap.

Thank Tim G
Mishawaka, Indiana
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I was here on a business trip. I normally try not to go to chains, but some of the local fare here was less than desirable...so I came here. I had a great waitress what was fun, fast, and pleasant.. had some great suggestions. I had the Thai Shrimp Salad (low calorie) and while it was not spicy hot, it... More 

Thank Jennifer H
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Went to Applebees for our 25th wedding anniversary it was ok our dinners came I had ordered no mushrooms I got mushrooms are steaks were cooked perfectly I just wanted sauteed onions the waitress said she would bring some right out I'm not a fast eater but by the time I received more sauteed onions my steak was completely gone... More 

Thank Rick J
Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Open late even on a Sunday, service was very good and friendly. We were tired after a long drive and happy to have a good hot meal. I asked for a gluten free menu and we were able to mix and match for the 2 for 25 meals. I ordered the Chicken and shrimp and I did not have any... More 

Thank koyotelisa
Windermere, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

We are big Applebee's fans and we're disappointed. The kitchen made mistakes and took way too long to do recooks. Overall, bad service experience.

1 Thank tdaddy355
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The restaurant was not busy, we were traveling through and figured we could get a good meal and be back on the road within an hour. The food took 45 minutes to get to the table, the appetizer came with the meal, one of the meals was dropped on the floor while serving (they quickly brought out another one -... More 

1 Thank Dcox726

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1379 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: (989) 732-2530

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