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234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
(212) 391-7414
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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82 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A double story right next to the ripleys on the 42 street , the restaurant is ever busy and offers the good menu with different options - some of the best mocktails combinations. The food was decent and service took 20-25 minutes. There is some loud music in between as well. The place is fit for all day food options... More 

Thank TusharVig
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215 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though this was a busy place, the service was very good and the food was good. It was every bit as good as Applebees in other areas of the country.

Thank MItravelerforbus
St Albans
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114 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped here for breakfast. Billed as three eggs my only guess there were quale eggs. Slow to deliver with waiters apparently more interested in their phones/chatting. Walk on by, there are better

Thank Ted H
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Breakfast here for us. Average, nothing special, maple syrup very watery and not much taste. Filled a hole but very expensive for what you get. Not much choice. Staff very nice!!!

Thank Holly S
Astoria, New York
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454 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took my girlfriend there for her birthday last week. I thought the food would be very greasy and the portions too large. I was preasantly surprised. I had a great meat of lemon chicken and my girlfriend ordered tilapia. We celebrated with berry and peach sangrias and hot fudge cake. Only the fudge was a little disappointing. Everything else... More 

Thank neil102
Irvine, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had our dinner here on first day of our visit to New York and were disappointed with our dinner here on two counts. For what we had it was very overpriced and portion size was not good either, compared to other places, for what was average quality food. Most restaurants around the Times Square area are pricey so expect to... More 

Thank mrjunter
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With the wife, we tried the breakfast fare at Applebee's. We both had different omelettes which were quite tasty. Applebee's are what they are, reasonable food at a reasonable price. Praise needs to be given to Abdou, who went out of his way to obtain additional coffee for us when the "coffee machine" in the restaurant appeared to have problems;... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to say really, came in, sat down, waiter was not engaging, boring menu, average food, paid bill and left.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here from the UK, having been several times a couple of years ago. The menu has changed significantly since then, previously there were so many menu choices I wanted to try, many sandwiches and salads, but this time to be honest, I struggled to pick anything. The menu has condensed somewhat, I was really fancying a Chicken Fiesta Salad,... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for breakfast, it is a typical fast food restaurant in a busy part of town. Service is good without being enthusiastic and we were seated quickly. The coffee is bottomless and tastes okay. The pancakes were apparently very nice whilst the omelette was a bit plasticky, served with warm fried potatoes, toast and jam. Price wise it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 391-7414

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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