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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Better than many in the Franchise

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Edward S
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Santa Maria, California
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Santa Maria, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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222 reviews 222 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 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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18 helpful votes 18 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We just left the Santa Maria Applebees extremely dissaointed. My husband and youngest son ordered the fettuccini shrimp, my older son the fish and chips and onion rings, and I ordered the baby back ribs. My son couldn't et past two bites of his fettuccini shrimp, so his brother traded his fish and chips, while I tried to make the... More 

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El Segundo, California
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

We decided to stop at Applebee's in Santa Maria after dining the previous night at Red Lobster and thought it a bit expensive. An employee at Applebee's opened the door for us and made us feel welcome. We were shown a nice table, service was prompt. The prices are a good value. We ordered a light portion of steak with... More 

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California
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38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

We've been to other Applebees and have had average food, but at least you know what you are getting. I happen to think the one in Santa Maria is better than average. The service has always been really good and the food is great. There is such variety on the menu that anyone can find something they'd want to order.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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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