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American, Bar, Pub
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2780 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702-4410
+1 319-287-4700
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Good hang out place. Food is good. Sometimes a little inconsistent. But overall good for value. Would come back again.

Thank Alicia K
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very nice place to dine. One of the few places open late. No waiting. The service was good and speedy.

Thank deborahbI4047YJ
Peoria, Illinois
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Located in the shopping destination area of Waterloo, this Applebee's does not disappoint. With a laid-back atmosphere you'd expect, the service is efficient and expedited. Game consoles for kids is a plus--available for small fee at each table.

Thank Tara T
Canton, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

As soon as we walked in the staff worked as a team to welcome us, serve us and made sure to thank us on way out the door. Great food and service until after the meal. The only thing that takes away from the experience of this place is the electric bill paying machine on the tables. When you arrive... More 

Thank Sheri S
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The service was good, but the menu seemed to be lacking in choice. We were there on a weekend, so we couldn't order any of the lunch specials. They are just for weekdays. It took us quite a while to place our order, because we could not find a lunch on the menu that we wanted. Everything I saw for... More 

Thank seatimeIowa
Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This was the most disrespectful establishment that I have encountered in a long time. This is my hometown and our family decided to meet up at this particular one since our suites were close after burying my mother-in-law. Our waitress was great she just needed help with a party of 30. Some of our party was at the bar and... More 

Thank Sonya S
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We were in a hurry so ran in for dinner with friends. Our waiter was inattentive and slow even though we told him several times that we were in a big hurry. The food was awful. I ordered a steak and it had a very strange consistency. It was sort of gelatinous, sort of like the liver tumor I once... More 

Thank J B
Waterloo, Iowa
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Went here with a friend of mine and ordered the standard burger with fries. The fries were good, but you only get a handful of them. The burger was very greasy and fell apart in my hands while I tried to eat it. However, the waitress we had was outstanding and very helpful. Always kept our glasses full and had... More 

Thank Travelreviews84
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Nothing fancy or special about this place. I think they could probably spend some time training their staff on friendliness and vacuuming the floor.

Thank hawkeyefan82
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Really enjoy half of appetizers after a movie. Good drink specials, nice updated location. Service has always been good. Worth a stop if you can't make a local owned place

Thank JunkerFam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 2780 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-287-4700

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