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) #161 of 194 Restaurants in San Rafael $$ - $$$ , , American
3050 Northgate Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903-3624
+1 415-472-7828
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good41%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible21%
13 May 2017
8 Jan 2017
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Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
3050 Northgate Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903-3624
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Went around 5:30pn on Saturday night. We sat at the bar and Jackson (who had a manager badge) was slammed. But, he was efficient and courteous. As all this was happening a new server asked about breaks holding him up. Short in height, long blonde...More

Thank Pingee
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Went to eat today with my friend. Had the bourbon street steak with mushrooms and onions on the side. It came in two tenderloins...which was so hard to cut but the flavor was decent. So tough and chewy never had a second to tell Amy....she...More

Thank Pingee
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We've been going to Applebee's for several decades, mostly at restaurants in the Bay Area. This visit was maybe our fourth to the Northgate location. Overall, our experience with Applebee's has been on a downward trajectory starting maybe 7 years ago. There were two of...More

Thank geezerbro
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Over the years, have been to numerous Applebee’s and loved the food, service and affordable prices. At this location, the food came served looking sloppy and we both ended up with unpleasant repercussions. On our last night at our hotel in the same vicinity, the...More

Thank 99MD2015
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We like Applebee's in general and this location is one of the better ones. The food was tasty and was not overpriced. No problem with our lunch prior to SFO

Thank diyguy88
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We were both tired & hungry & didn't want another fastfood burger. As it was kind of late we didn't have too many choices, but we picked well. We chose the " Buy 2 For $25. " I had honey-barbequed ribs & my husband had...More

Thank ladydeb2
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Compared to other Applebee restaurants we've dined at, this location was a bit disappointing. We went for an early lunch, and tried their lunch special where you order a couple of dishes from column A, B, and C. The flavors were unimpressive and quite honestly...More

Thank esakimoto
Reviewed 11 November 2013

This Applebee's is no different than others in the chain when it comes to the food. The convenience is that it is situated in the middle of a nice shopping center with an assortment of stores eg., Macy's and other restaurants. Our waitress was attentive...More

1  Thank SeniorExplorer
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Never thought I would write a review for this chain, but their ribs caught my attention and brought me back for a second try. I have to say that the ribs are among my favorites and Applebee's were excellent. Had a half slab order for...More

Thank Johnamcc
Reviewed 29 July 2013

interesting menu, good value, prompt service. Part of shopping mall but we were there after closing- sadly!

Thank Dah296
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3050 Northgate Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903-3624
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-472-7828
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