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Applebee's

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2411 Sycamore Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115-2049
+1 815-748-3222
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went for lunch today. The waiter didn't know what was in a certain dish. Several people came and delivered different things to us, our own waiter barely even checked on us. Not sure we would go back

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Thank Rachel B
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Experienced lunch and dinner meals. Dinner was take out, the To Go attention was lacking. Meal was to take 15 - 20 monutes. It was more like 30 minutes. The place was not busy. Lunch was much better, faster wit beter service. This was not my first choice but would do dine in meals again. Not so much the take... More 

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Thank Spencer H
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great place to go and enjoy a margarita, and some appetizers or 2 for $25.00 meals; family friendly, bar and tables; food to go;park and get order delivered to your car;

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Thank kellyjeanw
DeKalb, Illinois
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228 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have not eaten here for awhile so we decided to have a late lunch. I had an excellent sirloin steak my wife had a shrimp dish. I also had a bowl of western black bean and steak soup. It was great. Service was very good. We will.eat here again.

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Thank Kurt R
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Our party of 9 got into town late and decided to try the Applebee's down the road from our hotel. We knew it wasn't going to be easy accommodating us since we were a large party without reservations and the staff quickly figured it out and sat us. It only got better from there. Our waitress was quick to keep... More 

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Thank Ohman2boys
Hollywood, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went with my wife on my birthday. It turned out to be an excellent choice: we had been at Applebee's before, of course, but never at this one. The food was excellent, the staff was excellent, there was some problem with the bill and the manager came over and fixed it, on the spot, then we had a nice chat... More 

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Thank mangesius
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Visited Applebee's today for lunch. Not impressed, not even satisfied, not even close. Service was slow. 1 in the afternoon, and not many people . That should have been an indication. Spinach dip arrived with an unidentifiable blob on top. ( really hoping it was cheese) it was not appetizing. Lime chicken covered in cold cheese rice was in clumps.... More 

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Thank wisc17
DeKalb, IL
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We go here often, have done so for many years, and it has always been excellent! The managers nearly always come by to make certain all is going well, and frequently stop to talk for a bit.

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Thank eggbert_tg
Cortland, Illinois
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The food and service have been terrible here. The food is now tasteless and the service is poor. It was fine in April but terrible in May and June.

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Thank KNRNC
Chicago
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We go here at least a couple times a month. Nettie is our favorite sever and James is an awesome bar tender. The food is the same as most and we like it but what makes the difference is the service, every one there is committed to making your stay a great experience.

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Thank RozfromIL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2411 Sycamore Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115-2049
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-748-3222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?