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2851 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6007
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
adequate food; good service

I was a little disappointed in the food--it was sort of a mish-mash. I suspect there are four assembled dishes, Then for different orders, they add a bit of a to b, a to c, then a to d, then c to d etc. At least that was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
Northwood, North Dakota
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Northwood, North Dakota
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I was a little disappointed in the food--it was sort of a mish-mash. I suspect there are four assembled dishes, Then for different orders, they add a bit of a to b, a to c, then a to d, then c to d etc. At least that was the impression I got at our table. Applebee's serving dishes weigh a... More 

Thank CabbagesandKings2014
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Staff is great. Food is great. Never had a bad experince.When i'm in grand forks its one place we always go.The bar has great specials.

Thank Nancy C
Portage la Prairie, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great specials, new appetizers are not my favourite only because of the focus on meat and extremely small portions. Staff quick and friendly one of my favourite stops in Grand Forks upon arrival.

Thank marjdoug
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Took 'mild' boneless chicken wings to go. Had a 2.5hr trip home and wasn't able to eat till I got there. Once there I realized the wings where not mild they were HOT!

Thank Stiffy9447
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The people who work here are the best part about the whole place. The restaurant seems to be in the middle of re-branding itself in a gastro-pub style. The new appetizer menu is overpriced and execution is lacking. The atmosphere is similar to any other location in the chain, but there is a strange smell in the dining area. I... More 

Thank Sarah B
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180 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We aren't frequent Applebee's patrons so perhaps I enjoyed it more than others might. We sat in the lounge and service was great. Meals were delivered really fast. Our party ordered the cajun chicken, the shrimp scampi, and the nachos. The nachos were huge and our other portions were a perfect size. The only negative comment I would have to... More 

Thank Luckyduck2012
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We have been to this Applebees a few times, and were always more than happy with the food and service. On our recent visit, our ribs were a little overcooked. Wow, the manager Chelsea stepped up and made things right very quickly. Outstanding customer relations, turned a negative into a huge positive. People make the difference in a chain store... More 

Thank Rupert C
North Dakota
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Applebees is my favorite restaurant chain so I know a thing or two about Applebees. One thing about this particular restaurant the service is amazing not only that but of course the food is as well. The food always comes out heart and I never leave the restaurant disappointed. The spinach artichoke dip is to die for also you have... More 

Thank TheSilkMan
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The place was a little dirty, the food was okay and the service was fair. What more can i say? Their competition can easily beat them, but if they put more effort into everything they could have a stunning restaurant!

Thank Callie S
Grand Forks
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The service was the best that our family has had in town in a while. Late night appetizers are reasonable and tasty. Asked for drink recommendations and were pleased with what was picked.

Thank thefamdad

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2851 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6007
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: 701-795-5688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood


Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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