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234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
+1 212-391-7414
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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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good for breakfast as tea and coffee were only one dollar.Always very busy but service was good.Not cheap though.

Thank Alison M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in for lunch today and received the worst customer service from the staff. They were all talking in the corner and didn't seem to want much to do with us. The food/drink was horrible as well. I had the American burger which was over cooked and had no sauce or onions on it. My partner had the Mac n... More 

Thank Jess C
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here for breakfast, reasonable prices and is a safe bet for people that haven't been to New York before that do not want to wander around looking for the hidden gems when they just arrive in the city. There are tablets on the table for kids to play games (which are at additional cost). Servicing staff are in... More 

Thank Joe S
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I popped in here for so for some lunch. Wasn't that busy at the time for the location we were in. The service was very good and so was the food. I had the fiesta lime chicken and my wife had a lunch deal 1/2 sandwich and 1/2 pasta. Both were faultless.

Thank C_Masterton
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Applebee's prior to going to a show at the Lyric Theatre, directly opposite. It was very busy and we were given a seat close to the entrance. This is not a problem when customers use the revolving doors but when the side door is opened a gale blows in!! Our waiter was friendly and helpful The food was... More 

Thank Jim P
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was good food, great service and reasonably priced. Set us up until the evening. It was also great to get out of the rain!

Thank Gizmocrystal
Nowy Sacz, Poland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I had a meal there just for convenience at the time for a day ... Like many, I did face with a "forced 18% tip" for my meal as a single guest ... Here is what I actually did: I've asked the server, why the required 18% tip? ... He pretened he didn't understand, so, I've repeated my question.... More 

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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Applebee's is the kind of restaurant you can go knowing it won't be the awesome one but it will be good enough to have a good meal, decent service and fair prices. This unit has happy atmosphere, it is located close to Times Square, almost beside Madame Tussaud's. I suggest pay attention on your bill because they add the gratuity... More 

Thank Vanessamariappr .
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

have been to Applebees in Orlando perhaps we expected too much - much more expensive than Florida ansd nowhere near as good - the burger I had was tasteless and the steaks not comparable to elsewhere

Thank keith b
Gurgaon, India
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The step was awesome. First time at Applebee's and enjoyed their food. The steak was classic american steak and generous roasted potatoes and salad on the side. Would definitely visit next time at times square new york.

Thank joeselvakumar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
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: +1 212-391-7414

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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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