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“Crowded, noisy”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Applebee's

Applebee's
Ranked #50 of 194 Restaurants in Tracy
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Diego
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131 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Crowded, noisy”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2011

We were staying overnite and wanted a recognizeable restaurant for dinner. Probably the combination of holidays and the nearby mall made for HUGE crowds in the tiny waiting area. We put our names in and were given a bar/table (high table w high stools) but it was next to the waiting area so throngs of hungry diners were standing and walking by our table. They stared hungrily at our food and most seemed very annoyed at the long wait. Probably the worst item of our visit was the loud noise from the bar and waiting areas. It was more like a din of voices, TV, children, complainers. Food was OK - not spectacular.

Visited December 2011
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English first
California Desert, California
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203 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Not the typical Applebee's!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2011

We've been to several Applebee's over the years but this one stands out--very good. This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel, otherwise we would not have chosen it. We are glad we did eat at the Tracy location! We had their $20 special so we chose the Queso Blanco dip and two pasta dishes with chicken. The dip was yummy with the chips and in the entrees, the chicken was grilled and had a delicious flavor; cooked perfectly. I indulged in the coconut milkshake which was totally delicious. I will definitely go to another Applebee's just for the milkshake. The hostesses and servers were very friendly and efficient. The manager came around and greeted the customers at each table--a well run Applebee's!

  • Visited October 2011
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Mountain View, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“nice greeting. good service and a nice goodbye”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

Dinner on Sunday evening included being greeted by a nice African American young man who was very gracious and prepared my table for five immediately. My service was good, casula but effecient. The food was as explained on the menu, obviously nothing gourmet but they don't profess to be. The food is consistent and of decent value as well. Upon departure, the host, was about as nice and sincere as you can get. Well done!

  • Visited September 2011
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Torrey, Utah
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Excellent Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2010

I wouldn't normally review such a generic type of place as Applebees, they all seem to be the same. But in this case I wanted to mention the Excellent Service we received from our server Amanda M, hopefully she represents the philosophy of the local manager. She came to the table quickly and explained what was available well, since my partner is a veggie she asked lots of questions. The waitress knew immediately what was available and what else could be done - surprisingly uncommon even in small places. The food was exactly what was expected from Applebees which I guess is a good thing - I enjoyed both it and their beer selection. I reccomend you don't look at the nutrition facts though, yikes!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2008

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