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“Great food”
Review of Applebee's

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Ranked #21 of 62 Restaurants in Marshalltown
Cuisines: American
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Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

We were able to use AARP discount, many specials to choose from. Great location. Close to motels. Great service.

Visited August 2013
Thank Michael S
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English first
Goddard, Kansas
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Just Like Other Applebees”
Reviewed August 2, 2013

Service was fast and food were good. It was a good location and we didn't have to wait. Restaurant was very clean and servers were friendly.

Visited July 2013
Thank Charles E
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Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Pretty Good Food”
Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

We ate here one night while visiting family here in Marshalltown & had some pretty good food. We haven't eaten at an Applebee's in quite awhile & had a good experience at this location.

The service was very good & the gentleman that waited on us was very friendly & professional.

Highly recommend eating here if in the Marshalltown area.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Bighouse0820
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Baraboo, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Quality food, superior service!”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Usual great Applebee's fare, served piping hot and exactly right! Very clean. Our waitress was the best! A GREAT experience!

Visited April 2013
Thank WBCA
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Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Rating mostly on overall service”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

We had an hour to eat before we had to be somewhere else. Got seated immediately. Didn't see our waitress for about 15 minutes. Placed our orders right then. Just a Club Sandwich and Chicken Strips. One of us got their beer in about 5 minutes, the other didn't get their water until about 1/2 hr. later. Food never came. Waitress never came back to check on us. We finally flagged her down and asked her if our order was going to be done soon, that we had to be leaving. She assured us it was. Food never came. We then flagged her down and told her to box it up as we had to leave. She left, never saw any food. Flagged her down again and gave her our CC and told her to get us paid out. She came back with the receipt, we asked if our food was coming, she said yes. Again no food. Finally she comes out with our food to go, no apology. We were late to our mtg. Had to wait until 1 1/2 hrs later to eat the food. Needless to say the club sandwich was a soggy mess. The chicken strips were as good as they can be after sitting around for 1 1/2 hrs and then being reheated in the microwave. The food MAY have been ok, it's just hard to rate it under the circumstances. No manager ever came around to check on how things were. We've had problems with this Applebees in the past, but we thought we'd give it another chance. Never thought having 1 hour to get our food and eat would be a problem as we just had a sandwich and strips! I don't know if it's the kitchen's fault entirely, as our waitress was certainly not very good either. ie, not even seeing us for 15 minutes, never coming back to check on us. She had 6-7 tables many of them 2 person tables. If she can't handle that then maybe shouldn't be a waitress. We honestly will never eat at this Applebees again. It certainly wasn't worth the $26 tonight. (That's for a Club Sandwich/onion rings, Chicken Strip basket, and 1 beer)

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank stamping1
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