Applebee's Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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3.5
60%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Applebee's President John Cywinski (no image)
John Cywinski
291 Ratings
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Cons
  • "Long hours especially when we were low on staff(in 265 reviews)

  • "Possible late nights as well as long shifts(in 82 reviews)

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  1. "Fun"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Bartender in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Applebee's full-time

    Pros

    Fun, good staff relationships, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Slow in winter season, with an service jobs tips are not guaranteed

  2. "Great place to work through school"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Line Cook in Rexburg, ID

    I have been working at Applebee's full-time

    Pros

    Good starting pay and management team is flexible

    Cons

    Very fast-paced and takes great focus


  3. "Training"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Du Bois, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Applebee's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good service and good take care

    Cons

    Not really a field to work long rerm

  4. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Host 

    I worked at Applebee's part-time

    Pros

    Good part-time job, good atmosphere

    Cons

    Pay is not great, tips are not guaranteed

  5. COVID-19

    "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applebee's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Since COVID started, they’ve been giving out meals every week for families that have been affected. It’s appreciated and has gone a long way.

    Cons

    No cons at the moment.

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  6. "Good people"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Host/Hostess in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Applebee's part-time

    Pros

    coworkers are great atmosphere is nice

    Cons

    management could provide better feedback

  7. "Applebees Host"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Host 

    I have been working at Applebee's part-time

    Pros

    great atmosphere overall and nice workers

    Cons

    bad scheduling as they dont get it out on time ever

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  8. "Server"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Server in Atlanta, IL

    I worked at Applebee's full-time

    Pros

    Good tips a lot of hours

    Cons

    Management and it can be really grueling

  9. "?"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Applebee's part-time

    Pros

    Good money, convenient money, flexible

    Cons

    Hard work, stressful, always on your feet

  10. "Review"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Server 

    I worked at Applebee's part-time

    Pros

    Coworkers and managers were really cool, it made this job fun

    Cons

    Customers are rude sometimes and you can get stiffed a couple of times

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