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5940 State St, Saginaw, MI 48603-3421
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Farwell, Michigan
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostess, was very friendly, The place was clean even though it was super busy. My waitress Cassandra was very friendly and helpful with our special requests. Our food came in a timely matter and everything was great. She checked on us in a timely matter. (not too much to be annoying) All three of us enjoyed our meal.

Thank readytotravel222
Greater Detroit Area, MI
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

There were a few parties of around a dozen people (we were one of them). We ordered simple dishes and yet it took over two hours to get them. I ordered an All-You-Can-Eat Soup, Bread and Salad. This took over an hour to get to the table for the first serving and the bread never showed up. They forgot my... More 

Thank Retired_Boater
Saginaw, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This Applebee's restaurant is always busy and yet the service has always been excellent, the food warm and prepared just they way you would like it. You can also enjoy an adult beverage at the bar while you wait 10 minutes or less for a table. This is just a good family style restaurant that the prices are reasonable, especially... More 

Thank don_taylor
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a standard family restaurant. Nothing really sets it apart. Fair pricing, ever changing staff. The menu doesn't change often, so you can determine a 'usual' if so desired.

Thank Erik M
Saginaw, MI
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Had not been here in a while, but we were impressed with the attentive staff and variety of menu selections. We were able to order what we considered to be healthy meals and enjoyed excellent service. The sauteed vegetables seemed a little extra oily, but the Chicken/Portabella mushroom meal was very tasty, and generous in portion size.

Thank janet48603
Saginaw, Michigan
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I'm not a fan of 'chains' and this establishment is no exception. Typical of Applebee's everywhere: noisy, pictures accompanying menu items, et cetera.

Thank SparksMD
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

WE had the occasion to visit here for dinner recently, the atmosphere was much improved since our last visit. The food was very good and the service was friendly and prompt, the prices were reasonable. We will definitely be going back.

Thank traveled0ne
Vassar, Michigan
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I had taken my Mother-in Law out to eat after out patient surgery. She suggested Applebees. She was unable to use one of her hands as well as being uncoordinated due to still being under heavy anestetics. Although we had a wonderful and beautiful, kind and compassionate, as well as very gracious and understanding and helpful inevery way, waitress, the... More 

Thank Kim42780
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194 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Typical cookie cutter food. Maybe a little better than some institutions. The new lemon shrimp is better than average. IMHO, Applebee's is better than most chain cookie cutter restaurants, however, I'll take a local joint any day over a chain.

Thank visamastermichigan
Saginaw, Michigan
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This restaurant provides the best service, and the food is always very tasty. We enjoy trying out their special tropical drinks once and a while too, and they are always a treat.

Thank Diane C

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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
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 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 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5940 State St, Saginaw, MI 48603-3421
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saginaw
  • Phone Number: 989-799-8965

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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?