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Applebee's Reviews

Updated Feb 27, 2020

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3.2
54%
Recommend to a Friend
65%
Approve of CEO
Applebee's President John Cywinski (no image)
John Cywinski
121 Ratings
  1. "Good people"

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    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in Totowa, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applebee's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Meet a lot of great people, made decent money

    Cons

    Management doesn’t know how to talk to employees

    Applebee's2020-02-27
  2. "Applebee's in Kingsland, GA"

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    Former Employee - Food Server 

    I worked at Applebee's full-time

    Pros

    some managers were nice, 50% discount on food during working hours

    Cons

    horrible management, terrible hours, terrible coworkers, very dirty kitchen

    Applebee's2020-02-27
  3. "Good money, works with schedule"

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    Current Employee - Server 

    I have been working at Applebee's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Managers work around your schedule. Good take-home money.

    Cons

    Sometimes don't make that many tips. Pretty much chaos all the time. Hard with university to work during the week

    Applebee's2020-02-27
  4. "Do better"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Lexington, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applebee's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere if GM is good at his job

    Cons

    Drama, lazy workers, lazy people.

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    Applebee's2020-02-26
  5. "good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Server in Vero Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great drinks, great apps, great discounts

    Cons

    Can get very busy and have to stand a lot

    Applebee's2020-02-26
  6. "Good first job"

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    Current Employee - Server 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applebee's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    tips are good food is good culture

    Cons

    not meant to be a life time postion

    Applebee's2020-02-25
  7. "For kids"

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    Former Employee - Waitress 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Applebee's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Similar to a club in a way

    Cons

    Customers rude and they look down on you.

    Applebee's2020-02-25
  8. "great company and good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Applebee's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I've enjoyed my time at Applebee's. coworkers were good and pay is good.

    Cons

    I'd want more time off

    Applebee's2020-02-24
  9. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in Livingston, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Daily money through tips are awesome

    Cons

    Office politics, too much drama

    Applebee's2020-02-23
  10. "Never experienced so much abuse in my kid’s"

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    Server in Sunbury, PA
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applebee's

    Pros

    Nothing in my experience here

    Cons

    Abusive management Overworked for minimum money Nasty comments from managers

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    Applebee's2020-02-23

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