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234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
(212) 391-7414
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7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very busy place, good service, good food and quick and easy. We enjoyed what we ordered , grilled chicken Caesar salad and beef stir fry.

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Thank Clare C
Lockport
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're in the vicinity of Times Square...and you want a decent burger and an excellent drink....come to Applebee's. No... it's not fancy...but the prices are OK and the Perfect Margarita won't disappoint. Friendly Waiters and Waitresses too.

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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my husband visited here a few times during our visit to NY. This is a great place to get a break from the busy streets. We enjoyed sitting at the bar a couple times, the staff are all friendly. We also came here for food one night and must say we were very happy with the service and... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good food. OK service but wouldn't get excited about it as not special. Price of food a bit expensive compared to others in location

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Thank Davies510
London
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hi! We dined at this restaurant as a large group of 10 people with 4 children for dinner. Exciting thing is that they have tablets on the tables for the kids which is amazing. Food and service were great but my only criticism is that the drinks took nearly 20 minutes to be served and our server seemed to have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we'd try some proper American cuisine and as Applebee's was only around the corner, we thought we'd give it a shot! We got shown to our table and the perk of having the Table iPads were a good idea, however seeming you had to pay.. We thought there was little point in doing it. Should you not want... More 

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Sydney
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of the food and service is what you can expect at any Applebee's, nothing out of this world but nice enough for a leisurely lunch. However the price is way above what it should be and the location doesn't really justify paying the additional premium as once you're at your table you could really be at any Applebee's... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 5pax had a dinner at Applebee's, the menu options are quite large, varies between American, Southern style. The food was above expectations specially the steak. The service is modern and friendly but bet slow given the large number of customers. Overall experience was fantastic and we planned to visit other branches of Applebee's whenever we can.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here as it was around the corner from our hotel and we'd had great meals in other Applebee's restaurants. We ordered the ribs, salmon, a fajita wrap and the mac and cheese. The ribs were inedible - dry and tasted burnt. The salmon was so overcooked it was solid and the potatoes still hard. The wrap was cold... More 

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Thank Harrads
Placentia, California
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was midnight in NYC and my daughter loves Applebee's, so we walked after a concert at MSG. Prices were fair for Times Square (no 2 for $20 here). Maybe because I was so hungry, but my blacken tilapia was fantastic - I mean REALLY good. My daughter's chicken dish was also really good. The only downside was the lack... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
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
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
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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