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1540 W River Rd N, Elyria, OH 44035-2714
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Ranked #29 of 98 Restaurants in Elyria
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, International
Most recent review
- Nov 21, 2013
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English first
Elyria, Ohio, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Can't remember the last time I had a good meal at Applebee's; guess I am a sucker, went for a carry out a few weeks ago and my complete dinner ended up in the trash can. The steak was inedible, couldn't even cut it with a steak knife. Great location for a good restaurant.

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Mansfield, Ohio
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I was on business for 3 1/2 wks in Elyria. I went to this restaurant 2-3 times a week. The bartenders remembered me each time, let alone my preferd beverage and meal. Keep up the good work.

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Montclair, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Service was poor, food was poorly prepared and there were missing ingredients. Having eaten in many Applebee's, this one was not living up to standard expectations.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This was as good as any Applebees. The waiter was very good. The only thing that concerned me is that they had a sign up saying that firearms are not allowed in the restaurant!

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Littleton, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Food was good, which is the typical Applebee's fare. Service was ok, waitress seemed to be distracted or disinterested.

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

good location, decent food and drink specials and a happy hour 3-6 pm. through the week, manager sat at out table and took the time to talk about he elyria area, e\a very nice touch

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We would not go out of our way to eat here, but enjoy it when we go. Service is always adequate and food selection is a typical Applebee's. We just think it is on par with the other Applebee's we have been to, nice but nothing fantastic about it.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I had the philly burger. It tasted just ok, although there was more bun than meat. About an hour after I got home I had a terrible stomach ache that kept me running to the bathroom.

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South Amherst, Ohio, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Their 2 for $20.00 meals have shrunk, but you still get an appetizer to share with this meal. Their steaks are about as flavorful as anywhere, and are certainly worth the price. My favorite appetizer is the spinach artichoke dip with the warm chips. (It's much smaller w/ the 2 for 20 meal than it had been for a long... More

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Lorain, Ohio
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

We used a gift card from christmas and got the 2 for $24. My wife thought her 9oz steak was ok but the fries seemed old. I had the half rack of ribs and the roasted red potatoes. We shared BBQ boneless wings. Everything was ok just not great. We agree that they are going down hill.

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