32nd visitor, Write a Review

. The Latest Review: ★
Sent on the 29th of April, 2013
The manager Vinnie lacks professionalism , customer service skills and should not be in the food Industry let alone management. Maybe a dishwasher position would suit him best...this way he doesn't have to deal so much with the public.
On top of that , the food was awful! The portions small, the appetizer barely enough for two people to share. The mash potatoes and vegetable medley that came with my steak about a spoonful serving. The portion of the steak was fine but it was overcooked and tasteless. Vinnie ruined my evening by refusing to bring me a glass of wine with my dinner because my sister had 3 drinks in front of her......if he wanted to refuse my sister I would understand but to refuse me ...It didn't make sense. Vinnie stated one drink at a time per customer. My sister ordered two drinks a corona and a glass of wine ..the waitress stated only one drink per customer at a time ...we said ok. My sister said ok but please do not take too long in bringing me my other drink.
The waitress brought over first her wine and a Mojito for me.
The waitress takes our order and short time later brings over the corona for my sister. My sisters wine glass is still full.
I didn't like my Mojito,a bit too sweet for me. The waitress asked how was my drink I said I did not like it , a bit too sweet for me she offered to bring me something else ...I said no thank you ...I'll just keep it...I didn't want to make a big deal out of it. She said ok.
My sister takes a sip of my Mojito and said she liked it
and suggested she would drink it and I could order something.
So I agree. I said I would order a glass of wine. The waitress comes over to our table and I ask her to bring me a glass of wine. Next thing I know ...the manager is at our table his first sentence is oh no, "THAT" is not going on here! I asked him what is "THAT" that we are doing? He continues to explain the one drink at a time rule....and said the table was past the limit of drinks on the table ...not more than one drink per customer at a time.and said that my sister had 3 drinks in front of her. I explained how she obtained my drink.
Why was he reprimanding us for something he should be taking up with his waitress. He refused to bring me a glass of wine. A glass of wine that I wanted to enjoy w my meal. He threaten to clear our table meaning to call the police and have us removed . Why????
All we did was order drinks and food . We had not drank previously, we were not loud or rude to anyone . He walked away. Even after my sister drank the Mojito and only had 2 drinks in front of her the waitress said the manager Vinnie still would not allow her to bring me a glass of wine.
Not allow for ME to have a glass of wine was ridiculous!
The waitress brings over our order to go , the bill for our meal. My sister is still has her drink in front of her.
Again, here comes the manager
Vinnie and he said to me are "WE" ok ? And I said noooo....we are not ok he continue to say oh, I thought you understood the rule. I said i understand the rule but that doesnt mean I agree with it or that I accept it. I came out this evening to enjoy a meal with my sister for her birthday
And what I got was a terrible experience, he ruined my evening! At that time he asked if I wanted my glass of wine?
I said no. The glass of wine I wanted to enjoy with my meal which I am already done eating, my order to go is bagged and my bill is on the table ....the only thing I want to do now is leave ! I told him he ruined my evening and ruined my experience there at Applebee's
He didn't say anything....no apologizes , nothing!
I will never recommend Applebee's to anyone as a matter of fact I will share my experience with as many people I can ...if my experience at Applees can influence someone not to go to that establishment I will keep sharing.
The manager kept coming over at our table and harrasing us for no good reason.

Your VoteYour Review





Upload a picture with your review (Optional)

Contact us

re: Applebee's on 2501 Aramingo Ave, Philadelphia (215) 634-8600
Please include your correct email address.

Frequently Asked Questions:

This is a list of typical questions we have received on our contact page.

Q. What is this web page?

A. This is the food page of Applebee's on 2501 Aramingo Ave Philadelphia.

Q. How does it work?

A. Restaurant staff logs in to edit this page or respond to visitors' reviews. Visitors do not have to log in to write reviews. Optionally they can personalize their Food, however the default visitor profile is anonymous.

Q. You have a visitor counter. Do you track your web page visitors?

A. Your privacy is our number one concern. No personally identifiable information about you is stored at foodpages. Unless you have logged in and set your user name, your reviews will be signed by an anonymous nickname 32nd. This word links your visitor number to the time of your visit. As of today, 32 visitors have visited this page. You are the 32nd.

Q. How long has applebees-aramingo.dinehere.us been around?

A. For quite some time. It got its first review on April 29, 2013 and was last updated on July 19, 2015.

Q. Does Applebee's pay a fee to be listed here?

A. No. This service is free, and it will always be.

Q. How do you ensure that the information you are displaying on these pages is correct?

A. That depends on visitors who frequent this Restaurant and suggest corrections, and to a greater extent on Applebee's representatives who have the option of claiming this page and keeping their information up to date.

Q. How do you rank Restaurants?

A. We rank Restaurants by first grouping them together by proximity, then analyzing their ratings, reviews and comments. Recent reviews carry more ranking weight. Applebee's is currently ranked number 2 of 12 nearby Restaurants in Kensington Philadelphia.

Q. What if someone submits an "abusive" review?

A. We moderate all reviews that are posted anonymously. Only constructive criticism or various amounts of praise will be posted on this page. If you think we have missed something, let us know.

This F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Questions) summary was last updated on July 19, 2015.


Did we answer your questions?

If you have another question send it here.
If yours is a frequent question, we may add it to this list.

others like you also visit

New China Chinese Restaurant
1438 Federal St., Philadelphia, PA

Nick's Roast Beef of Old Philly
16 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA

21st Food Market & Deli
21 st Food Market & Deli 2050 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA

Pizza Hut
2310 W Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Elephant And Castle Pub & Restaurant
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

Cafe Con Chocolate
2100 S Norwood St, Philadelphia, PA

Ranking of nearby Restaurants
# Name Rate
1Slack's Hoagie Shack, 2499 Aramingo Ave1.37
2Applebee's, 2501 Aramingo Ave1.00


32 visits to this page. You are the 32nd. Edit page dinehere.us