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American, Bar
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856 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045-3551
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Cortland, New York
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70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The French onion soup varies. Sometimes it is excellent and sometimes just so- so. They need to not be so stingy with the cheese; Last time there was barely any cheese and it was barely toasted.

Thank katydid34
Dortmund, Germany
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a foreign traveler you enjoy the bigger variety of food - not just Hamburgers or other fast food. Quality and prices are good.

Thank Wolfgang T
Freshwater, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got there late afternoon after a stressful day driving and pretty hungry, Chelsea was our server and attended to our needs, I had the Crispy Brewhouse Chicken which was really tasty my partner had the butchers meat and potatoes which was also good. Nice surroundings too. A great stop off.

Thank TheCosmicLawnmower
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Applebee's, what can I say. Nothing on the menu was fresh, burger undercooked and the wait staff asked you to cut into the meat to see if we liked it, it was rare, so they put it on a plate to recook. This was the only place open at 9:30 that wasnt crawling with college students

Thank Shari G
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Applebee's is the place to eat lunch and dinner in Cortland. The menu is huge and the portions are very generous no matter what you choose to order. I have ALWAYS enjoyed amazing service from the staff with every visit. They go out of their way to make your visit a good one. I highly recommend it!

Thank terilees
Central New York State
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158 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We enjoy Applebee's, although when the SUNY Cortland students are in town, it's important to get there early or late -- arrival between 5:15 and 6:15 almost guarantees a wait. So we went early. I had the pecan crusted chicken salad, and it's a favorite of mine. My husband had a steak, and it was tender and delicious. We both... More 

Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
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262 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Stopped here for dinner on our way back from the NY State Fair. We all had the 2 for $25 offer and enjoyed our meal. Very friendly staff.

Thank CDEW
Ithaca, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I had only been to this Applebees once before and it was excellent! On this trip for starters, the table top had been wiped down with a stinky rag and the odor remained. It was also quite sticky. Our server was very nice but the food was horrible! My Oriental chicken salad was drowning in dressing and the chicken was... More 

Thank bhogan4
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

When we go to Applebee's they're always accommodating of the amount of people we have. We always end up there after swim meets & there are tons of people there. Luckily it doesn't take long!

Thank Eigbrettmom
Liverpool, NY
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Good pours, LOUSY wifi. Nice folks, average and predictable food. We come for the $4 happy hour specials during the week. HATE THE NASTY WICKER GERM PLATES.

Thank minstrelmiss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045-3551
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: 607-753-6031

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