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1540 W River Rd N, Elyria, OH 44035-2714
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Ranked #43 of 100 Restaurants in Elyria
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, International
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English first
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We like Applebee's and eat at the one close to our home often. This location does not have the same quality as the one we are used to. The waitress was inattentive and unfriendly. The food was poorly presented, was not warm and did not taste good. This meal was a disappointment.

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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The only time I eat at Applebee's is when I travel to the Cleveland area to visit my mom. I always get the grilled chicken oriental salad and it never disappoints. What prompted this review was the stellar, pleasant service we received this last visit. Our female server was so sweet and friendly and the drinks were generous, too!

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Elyria, Ohio, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

About 3 months ago we had terrible service and our food was first wrong and then my husband's fish was hot but french fries were cold. My dish was terrible spicy after being told it would not be. About a month later we gave it another try and the same thing happened and we noticed our old manager was gone.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We waited 15 minutes after being seated to have our drink order taken. The only thing that saved this from being 1 star is that our waitress did what she could to fix the kitchen's inneptitude. The food is decidedly bad, but how does a restaurant both burn pizza AND manage to serve it cold? My six year old is... More 

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Elyria, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
101 reviews 101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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Additional Information about Applebee's

Address: 1540 W River Rd N, Elyria, OH 44035-2714
Phone Number: 440-324-1700
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Elyria
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 - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, International

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