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Applebee's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1125 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3126
+1 618-529-5715
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Campbell Hill, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Started off with close to 5 minute wait to be seated. Been a while since we've eaten at Applebee's, but had a gift card so thought we give it a try again. Staff was friendly and attentive. Ordered the sirloin stir fry. My wife and I are gluten intolerant. The menu is very limiting in that aspect but the food... More 

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Thank Mark W
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175 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

The great college life and atmosphere of dining on a budget. With the drink specials in full swing and that half price menu after 9pm Applebee's is where its at.

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Thank Jeremy C
Anna, Illinois
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Initially our visit started with waiting at the front for several minutes. We were looked at multiple times by the wait staff, but never greeted, or told that anyone would come seat us. When we finally got seated, I noticed the same thing happened to several other customers with having to wait and having the wait staff stare at them,... More 

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Thank colts2178
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I used to love going here for lunch when I was working. The boneless honey BBQ wings were one of my favorite appetizers. They are one of the reasons I have given this rating a 3. The other reason is their service. The staff and servers are always friendly and have always kept up with fresh refills and checking after... More 

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Thank David T
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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381 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you like raw chicken, this is your place. two of our group ordered chicken dishes and both were under cooked. When we complained, we were told that they always prepare chicken "medium". WHAT??? We sent it back and the second order was no better. If you want to get sick by eating undercooked chicken, come on in!

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Thank Michael H
California
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We went as a family on a Sunday for lunch there was about 13 of us and waited 45 minutes to be seated. We ended up leaving. We were told the policy for large groups had changed and we could not be seated when there were tables to put together available.

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Thank sweet_becaj
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Ate at the bar. Had appetizers and soup and a beer. Great bar staff and the food was the highlight of my trip.

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Thank ovseestraveler
Carbondale, IL
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

my grand daughter and I arrived at 515 pm at this restaurant, trying to grab a quick bite before the evening crowd. We were seated at a high rise table in the bar - not a good first step for a family dinner. After sitting there for 10 minutes, and no one approached us, I flagged down a server who... More 

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Thank BOATINGLADY
Richmond, Virginia
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520 reviews
407 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

To my surprise, the light, weight watcher type of items on the menu are good and flavorful. They also change their menu seasonally so there is always something new to try.

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Thank Jeff S
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Great place to grab a bite to eat. Clean and good waitstaff. Menu is extensive-lots of choices. Had a salad. All ingredients were fresh and it was a very large size.

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Thank Ellen P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3126
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-529-5715

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