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3741 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009
515-957-0100
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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WE go to Applebees at least three times a month. Food is wonderful, and margarita are really good. Steakd are cooked exactly as you order them and serviced sizzling hot. Good late night venue also. Appetizers and night cap. Stop often on my way home from work at 11:00pm.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Altoona, Iowa
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Altoona, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

WE go to Applebees at least three times a month. Food is wonderful, and margarita are really good. Steakd are cooked exactly as you order them and serviced sizzling hot. Good late night venue also. Appetizers and night cap. Stop often on my way home from work at 11:00pm.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I met two friends on a Saturday, at noon. I actually thought we might have a wait, but had no problem being seated right away. The hostess, was very pleasant. Our waiter was very nice, when taking our orders and everything was brought out to us in a timely manner. We all ordered something different and all of us were... More 

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Hull, Iowa, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We spend a week in the Des Moines area, and we ate with a family of 5. This was by far our most expensive meal of the week, and we really didn't order anything extravagant. Food was good, but kinda pricey.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Appleby's is one of the best places to eat, good food, always clean, we highly recommend this restaurant.

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Altoona, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Applebees is small and crowded, sometimes the food is good and sometimes it is not, but take it for what it is.

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altoona, Iowa, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

but very pricey if u have kids cheaper to good some where else,great for couples and the steaks are great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2007

Just like every other Applebees

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2007

Good Food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3741 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: 515-957-0100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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