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“Decent food after a football game” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Applebee's

Applebee's
Ranked #260 of 378 Restaurants in Waco
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Spicewood, Texas
Level Contributor
89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Decent food after a football game”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

Ordinarily we have decent food and service at this location. If you've ever eaten at Applebee's or similar chain restaurant then you know whats on the menu. This particular place is very popular due to the late hours they serve food and location in relation to Baylor's Floyd Casey Stadium. We've had very good experience here, but our last trip not so much. Service was so slow and server was so in the weeds our section of the restaurant was not happy with it. I got my beer before the rest of the table got water. Our appetizer which, the server forgot to put in initially, arrived before their soft drinks. None of our dirty dishes were cleared away - we had a pile growing on our table. We complained to the manager and she didn't care. Not sure we'll go back as there are other options in town (never had a bad experience at Cheddars).

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Waco
Level Contributor
49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Sunday after church lunch.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Even though half full at noon, service was slow. Just did not like the menu very much. They try to be too much to too many. The steak I got was average, hardly any taste. Appetizers were good and the atmosphere was nice.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Mark B
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Waco, Texas
Level Contributor
167 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Applebee's”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

A great place for home-style food. The lunch specials are a great price and the service is friendly and prompt. Nothing fancy, just good.

Visited October 2012
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Thank glo62
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Holland, Michigan
Level Contributor
129 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Not one of their better locations”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

Service was friendly and immediate, though when we walked in at 6:15 on a Friday night and the place was barely half full we should have known. Lots of flies buzzing around. Food was as expected, the lemon chicken fettuccini is good but oh the calories and sat fat! Restroom was not up to par and when I told waitress she responded "yeah, we go to the one at Pei Wei on our breaks" like it's normal.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank ICness
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Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

the food was really good and are water was really nice and the food was hot when he brought it out

Visited May 2012
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Thank DustinW3
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