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2414 Lincoln Way, Clinton, IA 52732-7208
563-242-0279
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Today
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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 13
    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
It's Applebee's, but in Clinton it's a legit good restaurant.

Service was outstanding, but the menu is generic Applebee's. Has a bad beer selection. Food is a heart attack waiting to happen, but for most in Clinton that might be welcome.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2015
Geoff0404
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Service was outstanding, but the menu is generic Applebee's. Has a bad beer selection. Food is a heart attack waiting to happen, but for most in Clinton that might be welcome.

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Thank Geoff0404
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This is like Applebees everywhere in the USA (or at least ones that I have been to) with same set up, same menu and same general ambience – clean, decent menu, reliably pleasant food but all a bit boring and repetitious. Here the food was as expected – nice but without being anything special (perhaps what you might expect from... More 

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Thank malabarfly
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166 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

I don't really like Applebees that our main courses are not very flavorful however their desserts are to die for. For example I have the apple pie hence the reason Applebees and I really enjoy the pie it was creamy it was very sweet and perfectly season.

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Thank Prinsterpeachboo
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237 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

It is hard to go wrong with an Applebee's in any town. The food was good, menu varied and catering to most tastes and diets it seems. Service was good, prompt and friendly...what more can you ask for?

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Thank Ppaintguy
Townsend DE
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We went late for dinner and got great food, great service and great atmosphere. All the servers were fun and helpful. We mixed together some appetizers and had a great late night snack!

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Thank barbsamson
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The service was fantastic and we got our dinners surprisingly quick, but the food just didn't cut it! I'm a bit of an Applebee's fan and this was definitely one of the worst Applebee's I've been at. The food was edible, but I can't say I would go back.

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Thank Mini H
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

I had three cheese chicken penne. Husband had Fiesta Lime Chicken. Plus we had onion rings as appetizers gave 20 onion rings way too many. Got a balloon dog from Wednesday night clown.

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Thank Mikmar22
Sterling, Illinois
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Very pleased with service and waitress. Very clean. Thai salad was awesome and would definitely order it again. I like eating here because they know the calorie count of food and so it is easy to stay on my diet. My friend had a steak and ordered it medium rare and it came back medium. That is the only complaint.

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Thank Chris R
Clinton, Iowa
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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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Thank troiann
Chichester
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 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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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?