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“Freezer to the Table”
Review of Applebee's

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Applebee's
Ranked #557 of 1,045 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: American
Restaurant details
Bradenton, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Freezer to the Table”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

Applebee's has a nice menu overall, but most of everything they do is pre-fab freezer, cooked by prescription, and to the table. The concept is based on standardized mass appeal, so what you get will be more than edible. Just don't look for any real wow factor or surprises from your meal.

Visited February 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
sarasota FL
Level 6 Contributor
431 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Gave it one last try”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

I had not been to Applebee's in years, but it was in the neighborhood I was visiting the other night, so I thought I would give it one more try. I ordered the French dip as a takeout. It was awful. Never again...

Visited February 2013
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Sarasota, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
“Stinky”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Both my daughters used to wait at Applebees. The sensory memory I have most is the rancid greasy odor one has after having been inside for any amount of time. I have gone a half a dozen of so times and remember primarily the fetor greasy smoke. The food, atmosphere, and service were borderline unremarkable and poor. For a somewhat sorry experience the prices may have been too high. I try to avoid it if possible.

  • Visited July 2012
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Sarasota FL
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“a good deal every time”
Reviewed July 30, 2012

Service and a great price with really surprising good food. The staff is always pleasant and they spend that extra effort to be sure everyone is happy. Just opening the door and welcoming starts things right-and the same when leaving makes it feel like a warm and comfortable place

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank srqtrav
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