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“Viewing Hockey Game”
Review of Applebee's - CLOSED

Applebee's
Cuisines: American
Description: Telephone 250-590-9100
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Description: Telephone 250-590-9100
Reviewed April 14, 2012

Service was spotty. There seemed to be some confusion as to who our server was. The bartender took our order and continued to attend our table when she wasn't pouring drinks. We ordered a nacho plate to go with our $3.00 beers...the nacho's were ample and tasty. Not many in attendance for the hockey game...leaves me to believe there must be more popular lounges to view sports. However the location is perfect for myself as I live close by...worth a visit if you haven't been before.....

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Reviewed March 25, 2012

This American chain's fairly recent entry into Canada imports the quality of food and service evident in their US operations; on our visit we were greeted warmly and served by well-trained and friendly staff. The restaurant is warmly decorated with good ambience. They ofer an early-bird special for over-55s; $9.99 for a main & dessert (might also include an appetizer - we did not have the special so just forget). Theuy also offer several meals under 550 calories. We had 2 low-cal meals: A vgetable stir-fry with shrimp (ask for the sause on the side as it is very spicy), and a 6oz steak with potatos and a portobello mushroom topped with spinach and parmesan. For our mains, 3 alcoholic drinks and a bottle of mineral water, the bill was about $50.00 before taxes & tip.

By the looks of the food served to others around us, the qualiy is top-notch; the menu is typically Applebees - extensive, varied & interesting.

Unfortunately the day before our visit, the head cook had suffered a serious accident and was off, leaving the manager (who obviously can cook well) in the kitchen. Things did not flow well, resulting in a very long delay in the food coming. The assistant manager and our server kept us well informed of when our food would be out, explaining the reason for the delay.The staff is obviously very well trained in customer relations - hint to other businesses: Customers can accept almost anything, so long as they are kept informed and receive a rational explanation for what has gone wrong. We received a courtesy discount for the food, but while appreciated, it was not necessary given the excellent staff atitude.

They have specials most week-nights - see the photo.

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