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Applebee's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3006 4TH St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
+1 641-424-0026
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Johnston, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food is always good when we at The Mason City Applebees! Service is great & quick. We frequent this restaurant & always good.

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Thank Karol K
Iowa
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I received a free dessert coupon in an email for my birthday. The photo on the email showed a big fancy dessert; however, our server pointed out the fine print and said the coupon was only good for a brownie bite or a sundae. Those are free on your birthday even without a coupon, she said. So, I didn't really... More 

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Thank TravelinAltHSTeacher
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have been her previously when in Clear Lake and found the food to be as good. The service was not as good as previously. In fact, we had to wait quite while for ordering and for our bill.

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Thank Carol J
Duluth, Minnesota
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I ordered carside-to-go so I could take back to my hotel room. I opened the container and found the vegetables were black and the grilled chicken was dry and tasted freezer burnt. I've eaten at plenty of Applebee's before, but this was was awful.

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Thank Buffy0007
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I really wanted to give this Applebee's a 5 rating BUT one thing nagged at me the entire time we ate at this Applebee's. We were seated right as we walked in the door, waitress asked what we wanted to drink fairly quickly. Took our order right after bringing our drinks. She was quiet and soft spoken, seemed nervous, but... More 

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Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The food was as expected with no surprises, but the staff excelled in their service. Polite, efficient, and smiling faces go a long way in creating a great dining atmosphere.

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Thank Allen M
Cherokee, Iowa
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We ate lunch here recently and it was a good experience. My sister and I both ordered salads, and they were tasty and a good value. The service was quick and the waitress was pleasant. I would eat here again.

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Thank Cheryl M
Louisville, Kentucky
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191 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

We were in town to give a presentation for the Nature Club. We ate a big lunch so we could stop here for late night apps. We had Blue Moon beer, oh so good. We also had the nachos with brisket and the meat balls. The meat balls were nothing special but the nachos were fantastic. We'd get those again... More 

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Thank Clarence D
Clear Lake, Iowa
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Food items are hit and miss. Sometimes very good, others not so much. I think they are a typical franchise venue.

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Thank Betty50428
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Very Disappointing...!! Service/food and managements .I have never been experienced like this before .The worst experience in my life.I went the with my family .we were 7 people thought apple bee might be good option for family dinner .First we waited too long when the table was empty but that is fine we don't mind waiting.when we get sat ..the... More 

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Thank Sanjay N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
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: 3006 4TH St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-1566
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-424-0026

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