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1331 Us Highway 72 E, Athens, AL 35611-4405
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Ranked #22 of 86 restaurants in Athens
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2014
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33 reviews from our community

51% Recommend
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English first
New Orleans, Louisiana
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143 reviews 143 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great place to eat midweek with very little wait. Riblets were tender and flavorful as usual. Made my extra crispy fries perfectly as requested. Several healthier options on their menu.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We were late getting in and just wanted a fast dinner that was at least healthy. I give credit to Applebee/s they give you great fresh vegtables with your order and you can decide choices with your entree. We ate at the bar, the bar tender worked really hard to wait on people and take care of the bar patrons... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

So why doesn't anybody ever answer the phone there????!! I been trying to call for over a hour and nobody still has answered the phone!!! Why have one

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at best western they give a 10% discount.. Ask and make sure they apply it they seem to forget it.. Food quality was to be expected

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