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2414 Lincoln Way, Clinton, IA 52732-7208
563-242-0279
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Salad and Roll.....where are you?

Let me start with the food and service was great.Promptly greeted at the door and seated .Now it has been a while since I've been to an Applebbe's I noticed many changes.I miss the old place. I liked the old décor and the old menu. New to the last time I was there, are computers located on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
troiann
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Clinton, Iowa
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English first
Clinton, Iowa
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Let me start with the food and service was great.Promptly greeted at the door and seated .Now it has been a while since I've been to an Applebbe's I noticed many changes.I miss the old place. I liked the old décor and the old menu. New to the last time I was there, are computers located on the table where... More 

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Chichester
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

As an Englishman visiting for the first time I was hopeful that I would have been presented by a massive rack of ribs, creamy Coleslaw and great chips (fries) but apart from the tasty fries I found the Slaw lacking care and the Ribs, whilst tasty, were no larger than the ones we get for £2.99 ($5) at our local... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Average in every way compared to other Applebee's in other states. Adequate food, although my brownish broccoli looked like it was scrapped from the bottom of a large pot, while my husband's was green and fresh. Waitress took our order and only returned when we requested her too via the restaurant computer on the table.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Terrible service, food was over cooked. Would not go there again. The service people were on the phone all the time.

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Clinton, Iowa
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite while Christmas shopping. The waiter was amazing, the epitome of service with a smile. He was very nice and patiently answered all of our questions. The food was typical chain fare but the service with draw me back in.

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Buffalo, New York
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202 reviews 202 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Let's be up front about this...I would never eat at an Applebee's. Being in Clinton, Iowa, however, severely limits your options. We were staying at the Holiday Inn Express across the parking lot and ordered carryout. we ordered a steak, a entree salad, a sandwich and a quesadillia. Sandwich may have challenged the kitchen the least. It was fine (although... More 

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Clinton, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nothing special, over priced as far as I am concerned. Most of the time I am still hungry after eating here. There are much better places, like Candlelight Inn.

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Lyndon , Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We had lunch at Applebee's in Clinton, Iowa Friday February,21,2014. We had the 2 for $20.00. My husband had the chicken parmesan and I had the Quesadilla burger. They both were very good. Our appetizer was the spinach artichoke dip. The waitress was very nice and she told us about the survey I could fill out since I was getting... More 

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Geneseo, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Server was decent but we waited for our food way too long. My cowboy burger was overdone and the "crispy" onion were a ball of cold gtease. Told my wife never again....

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Our appetizer and meal were very good, loved the fried green beans! If we hadn't ordered the extra breadsticks, the meal would have been a 10. The bread seemed like it was warmed in the microwave, maybe more than once. Applebee's is a casual place, and as typical for Applebee's, the wait staff is friendly, but I'd appreciate just a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2414 Lincoln Way, Clinton, IA 52732-7208
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: 563-242-0279

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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