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2851 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6007
701-795-5688
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Low-Middle of the pack

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Sarah B
via mobile
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 

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Winnipeg
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146 reviews 146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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 

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Winnipeg
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 

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North Dakota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 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 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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!

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Grand Forks
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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.

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Royalton, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I have visited here a few times. Consistant is the word here. Pretty average quality and at times the service is only average also. I don't mean to sound so negative but they need to know the truth.

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Winnipeg Beach, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

food - steak was chewy, and too much sauce on it. staff friendly. room temperature was cool and drafty. bench seating was too closer to table, making it uncomfortable.

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Winnipeg Beach, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Typical Applebee's with good food and service. Great daily specials. Happy atmosphere. Close to shopping strip.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Applebee's is one of my favorite restaurants in the U.S. the menu offers a great variety, the food is tasty and usually great service. There has only been one occasion where the service was slow and we had to keep finding our server. They have fantastic deals for meals, like having 2 main course and an appetizer for $15.00. Nice... More 

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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
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?