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116 S Roosevelt Ave, Burlington, IA 52601
319-752-7744
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not great

We stopped because Carlos OKelly is out of business. And the food was marginal with little servings. The wait staff was okay but slow in the kitchen. Probably won't be going back

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Farmgirl11515
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Washington, Iowa
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Washington, Iowa
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We stopped because Carlos OKelly is out of business. And the food was marginal with little servings. The wait staff was okay but slow in the kitchen. Probably won't be going back

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Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I are especially fond of Applebee's lunch specials of two dishes. It offers a good variety and good value. We also enjoyed their weekly NASCAR contests and were lucky enough to win a few times. Cassandra is our favorite waitress.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Love coming here!!! My boyfriend took me out with some friends to go get drinks and desserts. Very welcomed when we came in. Sat us fast and the waitress was awesome like usual (Crystal). the drinks we had were great. Annabelle is an awesome bar tender (I will only gets drinks when she is working) We had blondies for dessert... More 

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Fort Madison, Iowa
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A friend and I stopped into Applebee's during a Sunday afternoon shopping excursion. We decided on the 2 for $20 selections, starting off with the tortilla chips and spinach and artichoke dip, which was yummy! My friend had the Oriental Chicken Salad and I went with the Chicken Tenders Basket. (chicken strips and fries) Both our meals were prepared quickly,... More 

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Fort Madison, IA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A friend of mine and I visited Applebees just to sit down and enjoy a quiet meal and chat. It was perfect. We told them ahead of time that was what we were needing and they sat us away from the crowd and we had a very pleasant time, and the food was amazing. So were the Margs! ;)

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Burlington, ia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Avoided the place for well over a year for two reasons... it being an Applebee's ... and was a poorly run one at that Reluctantly returned after hearing it was remodeled and had new staff. The verdict? Quite the change for the positive. It no longer looks shabby inside, and much more importantly... excellent service. Still an Applebee's, but now... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

I try to avoid most chains but occasionally I will stop in one. This place is clean and the wait staff was very good. I ordered the fish and chips and my wife had the Mac and cheese. My fish was over cooked, the fries tasted like cardboard and the coleslaw was less than desirable. The Mac and cheese was... More 

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We ordered take out for 11 and it was hot and fresh when we got home! We had steak and shrimp in several orders so hot and fresh is great!

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West Burlington, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Every time we go here, we seem to get the same waiter. I'm pretty sure his name is Mike. He always is there ready to help you with anything and he'll remember a familiar face. He is probably one of the best waiters I have seen!

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Davenport, IA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I'm not a fan of chain restaurants and try to avoid as much as possible, but on a recent trip to Burlington with my son's baseball team we ate here. The food is usual Applebee's fare--good but not 5-star, Michelin-starred restaurant. BUT the service we received is one in a million. With hundreds of ball players and their parents in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 S Roosevelt Ave, Burlington, IA 52601
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 319-752-7744

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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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