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Applebee's

116 S Roosevelt Ave, Burlington, IA 52601
319-752-7744
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Ranked #11 of 67 restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Feb 1, 2014
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63% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Burlington, ia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
32 helpful votes 32 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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Keokuk, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Friendly staff, great food and potato twisters, Garlic steak, and Burgers are awesome. Highly recommend eating here.Plenty of parking.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

No matter which applebee's we go to the food is always good and wait staff friendly, they come back around to make sure everything is right

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The service is a bit slow but the portions are quite decent and reasonably priced. the parking place is adequate as well. For the wait cannot complain - as the food measured up to the wait

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Burlington, Iowa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

ordered a steak and it was tough. couldn't hardly get my knife through it. once again, bag lettuce. table was really sticky and gross. left most of my steak on the plate.

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South Elgin
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

what I expected from Applebees, which is not saying much...processed food that is heated and served...noodles on dish were rubbery and difficult to chew

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