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1125 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3126
+1 618-529-5715
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible13%
3 Feb 2017
“Applebee's Carbondale, IL”
2 Oct 2017
“If you have unlimited time”
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
1125 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3126
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Attending Family weekend at SIU, so we decided to treat the kids to Applebee's. We waited over 45 minutes to be served. We did not complain because we were visiting with our kids. We did mention it to the server, who did a good job,...More

Thank Ty L
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Applebee's food is just glorified frozen dinner. Everything is pre-made, so no substitutions are possible, even simple ones like leaving off the cheese or not adding bacon to a salad. Don't eat here. There are better and cheaper options.

Thank LizzieTravelGirl13
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Started off with close to 5 minute wait to be seated. Been a while since we've eaten at Applebee's, but had a gift card so thought we give it a try again. Staff was friendly and attentive. Ordered the sirloin stir fry. My wife and...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The great college life and atmosphere of dining on a budget. With the drink specials in full swing and that half price menu after 9pm Applebee's is where its at.

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Initially our visit started with waiting at the front for several minutes. We were looked at multiple times by the wait staff, but never greeted, or told that anyone would come seat us. When we finally got seated, I noticed the same thing happened to...More

Thank colts2178
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I used to love going here for lunch when I was working. The boneless honey BBQ wings were one of my favorite appetizers. They are one of the reasons I have given this rating a 3. The other reason is their service. The staff and...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 26 June 2016

If you like raw chicken, this is your place. two of our group ordered chicken dishes and both were under cooked. When we complained, we were told that they always prepare chicken "medium". WHAT??? We sent it back and the second order was no better....More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We went as a family on a Sunday for lunch there was about 13 of us and waited 45 minutes to be seated. We ended up leaving. We were told the policy for large groups had changed and we could not be seated when there...More

Thank sweet_becaj
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Ate at the bar. Had appetizers and soup and a beer. Great bar staff and the food was the highlight of my trip.

Thank ovseestraveler
Reviewed 29 December 2015

my grand daughter and I arrived at 515 pm at this restaurant, trying to grab a quick bite before the evening crowd. We were seated at a high rise table in the bar - not a good first step for a family dinner. After sitting...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3126
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-529-5715
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