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Applebee's

3900 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1308
(515) 254-9330
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Ranked #284 of 501 restaurants in Des Moines
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2013
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  • English first
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English first
USA
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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34 reviews 34 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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Des Moines, Iowa
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240 reviews 240 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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347 reviews 347 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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