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1331 Us Highway 72 E, Athens, AL 35611-4405
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Ranked #26 of 86 Restaurants in Athens
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2014
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English first
Athens, Alabama
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was one of our go to places but the last few times we have been there the food and service was sub par.......sorry, I'm not a negative person, but the food is just not as good as it was a few years back!!

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Cullman, Alabama
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Traveled between Cullman and Nashville - stopped at Applebee's for lunch with family on this trip. This is always a great clean and affordable place to stop. Not to mention that the staff is always good as well as the food. BIG APPLEBEE'S FAN!

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st louis MO
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had a nice relaxing dinner after a long day of driving. Service was good. Food was tasty. Price was reasonable with a discount from our motel.

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Athens, Alabama
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I've eaten here once, & tried to twice. People waiting on waitresses because they are hanging out in the corner. No one greeted us after waitint for 20 minutes and they weren't busy. Try the one in Decatur or Huntsville

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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143 reviews 143 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Service was prompt and friendly. As is expected at Applebee’s, the food was good and reasonably priced but nothing exceptional. The restaurant is located right next to the Best Western and offers a 10% discount for those staying there.

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Athens, Alabama
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108 reviews 108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We especially enjoy the spinach dip and Asian Salad. I want to SALUTE Applebees recognition of their annual Veterans Day meal for Veterans. As said "their is nothing free about freedom". I respect and truly enjoy our meals. Ribs are really tender and good. Sweet staff at the Athens location. A notch above the rest.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

I hate to rate a chain the best but it is by far the best place to eat. We went back twice besides the fact that most of the other places were not very good this Applebee's was great. The hostes was a cute young thing with a smile. The waiter was fast and efficient and the food was terrific.... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Attention all Applebee's managers. Please visit the Athens, Alabama Applebee's to see how a restaurant should be run. From the hostess, to the waitress, to the food runners, to the manager, the entire experience was terrific. The hostess was very warm and friendly. Ditto for our waitress. Plus she took the time to answer all our menu questions. Granted, that's... More

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Belmont, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I enjoy eating at Applebee's when I travel because they have such a varied menu, and the Applebee's in Athens is no exception. However, their staff does need a little bit of training when it comes to customer service. They were all pleasant when you could get their attention. It's been my experience that poor training is a reflection of... More

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

On a Sunday evening, we walked into this store. That is where our visit ended. Right there at the un-manned hostess stand. We waited approximately 5-7 minutes. No one came over to us, no one hollered at us from the bar. I saw at least 4 employees. I made eye contact with at least 2 of them. The restaurant wasn't... More

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