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American, Bar, Pub
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856 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045-3551
+1 607-753-6031
11:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being located nearby a few hotels (near I-81), this restaurant is very convenient if you don't want to travel far to enjoy a good meal at the end of a day's travel. The food is very good and the staff is very courteous and friendly. The restaurant also provides some entertainment in the form of TVs, similar to a sports... More 

Thank GillesD758
Cortland, New York
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Hard to set Applebee's out as something unusual or super good. Basically it's Applebee's and most know what that is. Actually, I think it's the only place in the Cortland area where you can get ribs. Foods good, nothing special but dependable. I'd sooner go to something "different" like Melodyland.

Thank margoyager
Cortland, New York
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69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The French onion soup varies. Sometimes it is excellent and sometimes just so- so. They need to not be so stingy with the cheese; Last time there was barely any cheese and it was barely toasted.

Thank katydid34
Dortmund, Germany
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

As a foreign traveler you enjoy the bigger variety of food - not just Hamburgers or other fast food. Quality and prices are good.

Thank Wolfgang T
Freshwater, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Got there late afternoon after a stressful day driving and pretty hungry, Chelsea was our server and attended to our needs, I had the Crispy Brewhouse Chicken which was really tasty my partner had the butchers meat and potatoes which was also good. Nice surroundings too. A great stop off.

Thank TheCosmicLawnmower
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Applebee's, what can I say. Nothing on the menu was fresh, burger undercooked and the wait staff asked you to cut into the meat to see if we liked it, it was rare, so they put it on a plate to recook. This was the only place open at 9:30 that wasnt crawling with college students

Thank Shari G
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Applebee's is the place to eat lunch and dinner in Cortland. The menu is huge and the portions are very generous no matter what you choose to order. I have ALWAYS enjoyed amazing service from the staff with every visit. They go out of their way to make your visit a good one. I highly recommend it!

Thank terilees
Central New York State
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207 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We enjoy Applebee's, although when the SUNY Cortland students are in town, it's important to get there early or late -- arrival between 5:15 and 6:15 almost guarantees a wait. So we went early. I had the pecan crusted chicken salad, and it's a favorite of mine. My husband had a steak, and it was tender and delicious. We both... More 

Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
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297 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stopped here for dinner on our way back from the NY State Fair. We all had the 2 for $25 offer and enjoyed our meal. Very friendly staff.

Thank CDEW
Ithaca, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I had only been to this Applebees once before and it was excellent! On this trip for starters, the table top had been wiped down with a stinky rag and the odor remained. It was also quite sticky. Our server was very nice but the food was horrible! My Oriental chicken salad was drowning in dressing and the chicken was... More 

Thank bhogan4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045-3551
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: +1 607-753-6031

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