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“Disappointing”
Review of Applebee's

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Applebee's
Ranked #85 of 140 Restaurants in Wake Forest
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OHIO
Level Contributor
32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Staying in a nearby hotel, my wife and I visited mid-afternoon on Sunday, March 31 for something light. There were only and few other patrons and we were seated promptly.

We asked our server about the soup-of-the-day and was told they did not have soup of the day on week-ends. I then ordered the tomato basil soup listed on the menu, but it was unavailable. I settled on the cheese quesadilla with which I had no complaint. My wife ordered the chicken tortilla soup which she has enjoyed at other Applebee's. When it arrived, there was no resemblance to soup. The bowl was piled high with solid ingredients, but very little "soup". I wish that I had thought to take a picture.

Although there were few other patrons, we waited about twenty minutes for a bowl of soup and quesadilla. When finished, we had to wait for our check. The service was slow, and the kitchen was slower.

Franchise restaurants survive on consistency. This one failed to live up.

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
Sykesville, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“CandlewoodWF”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Normal Applebees food, good and hot, had a lot of flavor, I got the new chicken dish - weight watchers, a little too much onion in the rice , but over all a good dish.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Teresa B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Always pretty good”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

We go there often since it's close to home. Food is always pretty good - had boneless hot wings and they were moist and lots of sauce. Our server was great - very friendly!!

Visited August 2012
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Thank SheilahS207
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Michigan
Level Contributor
75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fast, tasty meal.”
Reviewed April 27, 2012

I arrived during a slow time (about 4:30 p.m.), and was able to order, eat and even relax a little, all in about 30 minutes. Great service and a great steak.

Visited April 2012
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Thank BigGeorge1
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Average chain food”
Reviewed March 2, 2012

I dont like the feel of this resturant, even with the re-furb they just completed. The food is hit and miss. Service is average. There are so many more better resturants in Wake Forest

Visited June 2011
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Thank HamptonInnQueen
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