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“Worst Dining Experience During our Trip”
Review of Applebee's

Applebee's
Ranked #331 of 454 Restaurants in Duluth
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

We went to Applebee's expecting great food and a good experience and were very disappointed with this location. My wife's steak had the texture of chicken and was overcooked (we actually had to wait for her steak longer than normal because they gave it to someone else and had to cook a new one for her). Her fully loaded potato was delicious. I had the ribs, they were ok. But their french fries were really good.

The service also lacked. We were seated for 15 minutes before our waiter came. It didn't seem as though anyone had a lot of attention paid to them.

After receiving our bill and my wife having to tell the waiter about how awful her steak was (because he didn't come back to ask after she started eating it), he went to get the manager. The manager came and was going to put another steak on (even though our plates were empty and we were obviously finished eating). We told him that our waiter had suggested that he would take it off the bill, which he finally did.

We ate at 17 different locations while we were visiting the Atlanta region, and this is the only one that I would rate below a 4.

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Reviewed February 14, 2010

I give them 3 overall well cosidering the fact that it's applebee's the food depending on what you get Is good service is always good but at the sametime I always get the same server. The atmosphere I was being nice by giving it a 2 probably because I like my waiter so much she's realy nice the customers are always staring and they are very loud and upnoches everytime I go the I fell like I'am about to get in a fight with so old drunk guy that trying to hit on my girlfriend.Everytime I get up and go to.
the bathroom someone either winks or make so rude
sexual gesture at my girlfriend so before you decide to take a date there be prepared

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Reviewed September 23, 2009

awfull experience! Got charged for someone else’s meals as well as my own! SCOTT the general manager was HORRIBLE! No help at all acted like a ******* server named HEIDI made the mistake and didn’t even make me aware of it! She hid it and nicely took her tip without worrying about the two charges she had made. my husband and I will never visit Applebee’s again! The service was poor on both the servers and managers part! Its sad people act that way now a days with the way the economy it is!! There are plenty of people who could take their place and their job a million times better and be more professional at it. My husband and I are aware that people make mistakes but it disgusts us to know that there are people out there that would much rather blame someone else for their mistakes and aren’t even willing to help the mistake knowing that there is no question about it they are completely at fault!!

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Reviewed December 7, 2007

Decent service (a little slow for 4pm).

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