Stores continue to close at an alarming rate. Last week, word came down the Applebee's would start the procedure of closing over 100+ stores and IHOP would close up to 25 stores across America.  

There are 60 Applebee's located in the Garden State, according to, including Atlantic City, Mays Landing, Hammonton, Somers Point and Vineland. There are also close to 40 IHOP's all over the Garden State.

Good news for Applebees' restaurants in South Jersey though, The Press of Atlantic City is reporting that none of our local locations will close. All will stay open at this time.

No word yet on the IHOP locations in New Jersey which include Mays Landing, Vineland, Toms River and Burlington.

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