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2901 Eaglecrest Dr, Emporia, KS 66801-6184
620-343-0000
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 17
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  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Birthday party

Food was good about the same as any Applebee's. Tasty food good atmosphere. I like the local memorabilia on the walls. Good service. Here for a 21st birthday celebration, complementary desert.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2015
Doug E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Food was good about the same as any Applebee's. Tasty food good atmosphere. I like the local memorabilia on the walls. Good service. Here for a 21st birthday celebration, complementary desert.

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Thank Doug E
Emporia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I came in on 11/27/15 at around 9:45pm and was waited on by a heavier set guy with facial hair. He was the rudest waiter I have ever had. He was very short with us and very impatient. On top of that I ordered the mild wings he gave us the hot and he gave me the... More 

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Thank Robert G
Grey Eagle, Minnesota
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449 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We love Applebee's their food is very good and the portions large.. A bit pricey but we always share one dinner and order an extra salad.. We were traveling through this town on our way home. We found this restaurant across the street from our hotel. Yeah. Our server Caitlin was so pleasant and really made us feel welcome and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I had not eaten in Applebee's for over 5 years due to a bad experience but thought we would give this one a try. The Server, Joshua, was very good and patient. The orders came quickly. Their grill is not hot enough to cook a rare steak. My med rare steak was medium. My mashed potatoes were cold. Talk about... More 

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Thank Dj M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Applebee's is usually one of our go-to restaurants when traveling as they generally are consistent in food quality and preparation. But not so with this particular restaurant. Because I'm often in Emporia I keep trying it with the hope it will eventually meet the chain's standard, but I finally gave up. I normally like Applebee's salads, but my favorite one... More 

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Thank Larry M
Rindge, New Hampshire
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

A discount was offered by our hotel, and Applebee's has predictable, reliable food, and we were not disappointed. Our waitress was friendly.

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Thank ralzie
Stockton, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Applebees does it again with the best burger me and my son have had there. Not sure of the name I call it the Breakfast Burger..YUM ! Server was the best.

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Thank Roger A
Owatonna, Minnesota
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It's a chain, but the wait staff makes it unique. From greeter, water, and waiter real polite folks with a sense of humor.

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Thank e1980f
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great experience with my family. Service was top notch, food was delicious. Our orders were delivered in plenty of time, barely any waiting.

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Thank thenewhalfofme
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Chicken tenders dry as leather, more like what you would get at a fast food restaurant, a salad with wilted lettuce, and dry french fries pretty much sums up our visit tonight. The only reason I'm giving an average rating was the ribs which were actually good and average baked potatoes. Applebee's needs to put some focus on quality control....now!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2901 Eaglecrest Dr, Emporia, KS 66801-6184
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: 620-343-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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