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“The food was so sub-par we not only did not eat it, we didn't take it home.”
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Applebee's
Ranked #99 of 544 Restaurants in Salem
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Business meeting, orders onion rings, cheese sticks, marginal but edible. Perfect Margarita was less than but there was a lot of it. Ribeye steak was full of fat - and I like fat - gristle and little flavor, red rose potatoes were okay but seemed over done, the broccoli was great if it were on a veggie plate with dip but was barely hot much less cooked. It was a very important meeting, no time to complain about food. Won't be back.

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

A full restaurant and short wait. The service was prompt and food specials were a bargain although tasting pretty ordinary.

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Thank DEEvaluator
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

We always enjoy Applebee's, and the food is always good. This place was no exception, except that the waitress was very busy, and never came back to ask how we were doing. We felt a little neglected.

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Thank TannisRob
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Sitting at the bar here is always fun. The Perfect Margarita is a hard-to-beat drink. This is a good chain restaurant with reliable food and beverages, nothing fancy, but you know what to expect. The oriental chicken salad is a favorite and is on their two for $20 menu-two entrees and an appetizer. For our appetizer, we enjoy the tortilla chips with artichoke dip. It's hard to beat this price for a good summer meal. I have also had the riblets here-very tasty.

Thank Florence B
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

We go here on occasion, mostly because it usually pleases everyone and it's close. Parking lot is a nightmare as spaces are too small and ends with a brick wall that's makes it impossible to turn around. Now, on all the tables are these tablet-like gizmos. The allow you to order your food and pay for your food. They also advertise their food while you wait. Additionally, there are games for kids and trivia so you don't ever need to make conversation with your companions. It created a new thing for my kids to fight over. Yea. Also, if you decide to use it, they'd be happy to charge you for your trivia game and add it to your bill. They now insist you use it to pay (like a supermarket) and suggest your tip be 20%. Not sure why since it's almost do-it-yourself dining. Maybe I should just go get the food from the kitchen myself and they wouldn't need a waitstaff at all? So classy!

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Thank loira74
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