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“Disappointing experience.”
Review of Applebee's

Applebee's
Ranked #51 of 80 Restaurants in Brenham
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

After having good experience at another Applebee's, we decided to have lunch at the Brenham Applebee's Sunday. 7/28/2013. What a monumental letdown. We got waited on pretty quickly but it went downhill fast after that. The waitress messed up my wife's order and it had to be delivered in two trips. Really...for a soup and sandwich. Her sandwich was unrecognizable as a real sandwich. It was really just a sliver of bread with some stuff in between. Not even four bites. Her tomato basil soup had the consistency of a can of axle grease with just about as much flavor. My french onion soup was so salty it was nearly impossible to eat. All that hight quality food after a 25 minute wait. We were 60 seconds from walking out when we finally got our order. We're done with Applebee's. They obviously have a serious management problem.

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Thank Jim L
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

The service was friendly and quick - with a smile. The food was typical for Applebee's - do not expect a gourmet experience. You get what you pay for in this restaurant. We will go back again for the quick and comfortable meal.

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Thank gramps3421
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

I went to Applebee's in Brenham for lunch today with two coworkers. Hadn't eaten here in years, and now I remember why.

The place was only half full, with almost all the patrons seated on the east side of the bar. My friends and I were seated at the big booth in the corner. After waiting for 15 minutes without even being approached by a waitress to take our drink order, one of us went to the hostess and complained. We then watched and waited; the hostess looked flustered and talked to the manager. After 20 minutes went by with still no waitress interested in even talking to us, we again complained. The hostess assured us that the manager was in the kitchen trying to rush our order so we wouldn't be late to work, and then she fled back to attend the nonexistent crowd coming in the door.

Trying to rush our order??? We didn't know how that could be, since nobody had taken our order. Mind you, the so-called waitresses working in the place DID stop at each and every table around us, but they never gave US so much as eye contact. Nobody even bothered to say, "Ladies, I'll be with you as soon as I can." Just . . . nothing. Acquaintances whom we had waved hello to when they walked in AFTER us already had their food, and we STILL HAD NOT EVEN BEEN ASKED FOR OUR DRINK ORDER AFTER 25 MINUTES.

At this point, we got up and left and went next door to Schlotzsky's, as we now had to rush to get something for lunch before we were late to work. And you know what? The counter staff at Schlotzsky's were far better waitresses than the staff at Applebee's. Pretty sad.

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Thank Corinna R
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

We bought the 9 oz steak and 7 oz sirloin. It was uneditable.. baked potatoe was burnt and crunchy. and broccoli was disgusting. We paid anyways only because the waitresses were so nice. What a waste of time with someone I love trying to have a good meal and relax.

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Thank SusanH927
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Not impressed with service or food. Soup was served cold. Meal was slow. Will skip this one next time and try Chilli's just down the road.

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Thank Mustang2012
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