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Applebee's

360 Cahaba Valley Rd, Pelham, AL 35124-1398
205-982-1022
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Ranked #34 of 68 restaurants in Pelham
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Mar 15, 2014
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English first
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Service was slow and bad. Waitress bordered on rude. Had to grab another waitress for drinks. One of three entrees was served more than 10 minutes after the other two. Everytime we asked about it we heard a VERY hateful 'one more minute'. No explanation or apology. My Dad's hearing is not great and she made no effort to speak... More

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The Villages, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Stopped for dinner on a road trip. Can't go wrong at Applebee's, right?. WRONG. Got seated and waited while our waitress flirted, talked, laughed with a couple of guys at another booth. This went on throughout the entire process of ordering, getting food, eating and getting bill. Another thing that stinks (literally) about this Applebee's is that smoking is allowed... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

The worst Applebee's that I have every been to. There were so many complaints about the new staff who clearly did should have had more customer service training. I was squeezed done an isle between a large gentleman which was embarrassing. I was seated right next to the hostess station where they staff hung out and talked. I heard them... More

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Indianapolis, IN
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We like Applebee's for their 2 For $20 specials. Stopped here on our way to Florida. Food and service was very good, but as soon as you walk in the front door, the smell of cigarette smoke permeates the air. We told the hostess about it, so she seated us as far away as possible from the bar area, but... More

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Lots of choices. The food was great and prices are reasonable. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We were staying in the area and were a little tired from traveling all day, so we decided to use Applebee's car side to go to pick up food to eat in our hotel. We called and were told the food would be ready in twenty minutes, where to park and instructed to remain in the car. Apparently they watch... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This resturant is fun with a great staff and excellent food. I had an asian shrimp entree that I was very impressed with.

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Decatur, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Food and drinks were good and had a chance to chat it up with some of the locals which was cool. The service however is kinda sucky since it appears they have a bunch of young kids working here and they are rather slowful about taking your order and bringing out drinks and food... But overall a good experience.

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Hoover
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94 reviews 94 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Nothing is good here but it's not uneatable--Re-occurring comment through a lot of my recent reviews I am on the road a lot so hit chains more than I like to admit---with Cracker-barrel all of a sudden no longer a good place to go, there are a number off Hwys wit.h easy access

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

The servers are very nice and seem to know what tehy are doing. The atmosphere is great. I can't believe they allow smoking inside the building in this day and age, but overall We love coming here lunch or dinner ...come before 7pm to get half price appetizers!!

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