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  • English first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I visited this Applebee's location on a Sunday evening with my mom, 13yo niece, 5yo daughter, and 4&6yo nephews. For early Sunday evening they were mildly busy. All of the staff we interacted with were fantastic. We were seated immediately. The waitress was prompt and friendly. The hostess and waitress were great with the three kids, taking time to answer... More 

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Urbandale
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ordered curbside to go, online. Got what I ordered, at the time I requested it be ready. Food was still piping hot by the time I got home. Had chicken fingers basket, which included fries and coleslaw. The honey mustard was really good. There were 7 strips of chicken, I was not expecting that many! The coleslaw was lacking in... More 

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USA
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96 reviews 96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I have eaten here a few times but this was the nicest experience yet. There was a youngster throwing a typical "not getting my way" fit. This disturbance showed up immediately on the face of my son. The hostess picked up on his issue and seated us a far away as possible from the child. I did not have to... More 

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Johnston
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Out of items on the menu. Server smelled like cigarettes and the food was tasteless and cold. Had to beg for a pop refill. Wont go back

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San Antonio, Texas
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271 reviews 271 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Wife and I go often enough to have eaten every meal on the two for $20 menu! Can't beat the deal or the atmosphere. Good food and service. You can count on at least an hour when eating here though.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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377 reviews 377 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Food is standard and staff is ok. I would rather go to a local place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2009

usually yuck

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Additional Information about Applebee's

Address: 3900 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1308
Phone Number: (515) 254-9330
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
Cuisine: American

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