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1415 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454-8010
805-922-7116
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 6
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice, local hangout.

For a sports bar, Applebee's is quite good, and easy on the pocketbook. Their waitstaff is friendly and competent, and their bar staff is knowledgeable. The atmosphere is interesting, keeping the local high schools and college teams prominent in the decor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Santa Maria, California
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Santa Maria, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

For a sports bar, Applebee's is quite good, and easy on the pocketbook. Their waitstaff is friendly and competent, and their bar staff is knowledgeable. The atmosphere is interesting, keeping the local high schools and college teams prominent in the decor.

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Derbyshire England
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Something has certainly changed with the training at this chain. We got a good welcome and were speedily seated - and that was the end of the good stuff. Service was slow and when the food came we had to point out that we had no silverware to eat with. . . So the food gently cools while we wait... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Service as usual was slow but the food is worth it. Love the 2 for $20 or $25 deals. This works extremely well for my husband and I.

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Santa Maria, California
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Never disappoints. Often crowded. Often noisy (sports bar in the center). Service is always good and so is the food. AlthoughI'm not a big champion of chains, our local exemplar is quite good and better than some others I've been too. My kids like this place and they are picky!

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Nipomo, California
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is definitely Santa Maria's version of TGI Friday's. Great drinks and late night Happy Hour pricing...just don't go if you want great food. Everytime I have been here the food is just so so. However, the drinks are always superb.

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lompoc,ca
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Went in early for lunch and had the Spinach and Tomato Basil soup both were very good and priced right. They have done some remodeling as they have taken down all the movie star pictures they had. They seats are a little worn and a few have splits in them due to the high traffic this sores gets. our waiter... More 

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Santa Maria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Something has changed and for the better. Service and food has improved greatly. Keep up the good work.

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vandenberg village, ca
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174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

The margarita chicken & shrimp salad is outstanding. We also had a classic lunch combo and it was great. They have a good variety on the menu and we have never had a bad meal. Service is good as is the food and drinks.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We were hungry and tired.. we had tried a couple of other restaurants in the area but they just didn't seem to have what we were wanting. We had never been to Applebees before and we don't have it back home in Australia but a friend here in USA had worked at one of the restaurants so we thought we... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The food always tasted microwaved to us. You never have the same server so no one knows who gets what. Just not a good set up to me.

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Additional Information about Applebee's

Address: 1415 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454-8010
Phone Number: 805-922-7116
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1415 S Bradley Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454-8010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 805-922-7116

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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