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Applebee's

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230 Arteva Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3509
(863) 853-8400
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
One That Gets It Right

My favorite menu item at Applebee's is their French Onion soup. You'd be surprised at the number of variations my order has come out of the kitchen in at various Applebee's. ALL I ask when I order it is, that it come out "looking like the picture in the menu". You'd be surprised how impossible... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
rkhawg
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Lakeland, FL
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English first
Lakeland, FL
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299 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My favorite menu item at Applebee's is their French Onion soup. You'd be surprised at the number of variations my order has come out of the kitchen in at various Applebee's. ALL I ask when I order it is, that it come out "looking like the picture in the menu". You'd be surprised how impossible that can be for some... More 

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Mulberry, Florida
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is very clean. The food is delicious. The waitress was nice, but messed up with our to-go order. All in all, we would dine or to-go there again.

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Apopka, Florida
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stopped at this Applebee's on a trip down to Sarasota. Generally my wife and I have found most Applebee's to be somewhat noisy. After all it is a family restaurant. The atmosphere here was a little calmer and the staff very attentive. Our waiter was quick to serve and available when needed. The food was very well prepared and delicious.... More 

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Ridgeway, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Applebys was near hotel so we went a few times...the mix and match meals were great for weigh watchers Ike us....something for everyone

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Had a decent enough meal here. Cannot fault the waiting staff. Food arrived quickly. The starter (boneless wings) was delicious. Two meals were perfect but with the third had to ask for steak to be redone as it was well done as opposed to the medium-rare ordered. The second steak was rare but instead of sending back we let it... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I think all on their menus are perfectly crafted for hungry human beings. The menus are inexpensive . We always go there from time to time but we met for the first time this waiter named "KYLE" , holy cow!!! He treated us like king of kings and queen of queens. This guy is phenomenal. So we told his manager... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We enjoyed the Shrimp Dinner and the Fish and Chips. The waiter forgot to bring me a refill on the lemonade until we were ready to leave. We have to hunt down a server to bring us another set of silverware. It was very busy on Father's Day so I can overlook some of the minor problems. We will try... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Excellent customer service by Kory and Keith. Our company's employees have been there 3 times in our job trip to this city and have reported complete satisfaction with these two particular servers.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very friendly staff and quick service. The food is always good. I recommend, Sriracha shrimp and the Fiesta lime chicken is another great choice. They have an outside eating area. The place was recently remodeled and outside makeover.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

In spite all the TV screens showing American Football the atmosphere for me was conducive to a pleasant night out. A good value menu and two for one beers added to an all round great meal. I ate here twice this week and had the same, pleasant waitress. Recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 230 Arteva Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3509
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: (863) 853-8400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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