Denny's Reviews

Updated April 15, 2015
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Pros
  • some of the co-workers are fun to work with (in 7 reviews)

  • Locations are opened 24 hours so that it is easy to work scheduling with school (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours being 24 hrs is rough with bar crowd (in 10 reviews)

  • The Upper management has no respect to us servers (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. Restuarant Manager

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Edinburg, TX
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Edinburg, TX

    I have been working at Denny's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay. Great people. All around fun job.

    Cons

    Long hours. Peak periods are a little hectic.

    Advice to Management

    More training seminars with opportunity to climb the corporate ladder faster.

  2. Awsome

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Denny's

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Nice people loved being ther making friends

    Cons

    Late hours 16 hour doubles it's hard to work for 16 hours straight

  3. General Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Denny's full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay, Bonus Incentives, Benefits Pkg.

    Cons

    Travel Time, Management Shortage, No time for Vacation.

    Advice to Management

    Great job for and Individual who can multi-task as well as can be fast paced and can change with the direction where the company is headed.

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  5. server

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server in Montgomery, AL
    Current Employee - Server in Montgomery, AL

    I have been working at Denny's full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I loved the people I worked with

    Cons

    I didn't like when we slowed down.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great job.

  6. Server

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Denny's full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good money as a server the tips come in handy never made less than $30 a day on average I made $50-100 a day

    Cons

    Only get paid $2.65 as a server but the tips make up for the hourly pay other than that nothing wrong

  7. Hostess

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Denny's

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Coworkers pay vacation customers experience

    Cons

    Pay/ hours / management/locations/shift leads

    Advice to Management

    You need to work on some of your staff and better management

  8. I loved the atmosphere and working with people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Denny's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Customer satisfaction, getting to know different and regular customers

    Cons

    Training cooks, then they quit

    Advice to Management

    Have to be open minded but fair and stern

  9. Host

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I worked at Denny's part-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Ambiance was friendly and caring

    Cons

    Ambiance changed dramatically, nobody cared anymore.

    Advice to Management

    Change back to friendly CLEAN ambiance.

  10. In the 9 yrs with Dennys I started as a GM , became a training store , then was a multi unit superviser , now a DM

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - District Manager in Litchfield, IL
    Current Employee - District Manager in Litchfield, IL

    I have been working at Denny's

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    security , however they are always looking to upgrade

    Cons

    constant change of upper management, and company focus

    Advice to Management

    shared company focus

  11. Good company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Host
    Former Employee - Host

    I worked at Denny's part-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good food, Some good Managers

    Cons

    managers rude, changing schedules without telling you, half flexible , bad hours

    Advice to Management

    I would say you need to step up your hours and treating your employees with more respect.

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