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American, International, Barbecue
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1540 W River Rd N, Elyria, OH 44035-2714
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Typical restaurant with good service

Typical restaurant. Service was excellent and food was good. Located off Route 80 if you are travelling though Cleveland.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Eileen B
Wheaton, Illinois
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  • Families with children
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English first
Wheaton, Illinois
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Typical restaurant. Service was excellent and food was good. Located off Route 80 if you are travelling though Cleveland.

Thank Eileen B
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the Salmon & Asparagus. The dish had 2 tiny pieces of asparagus cut from the whole piece. What a disappointment. Way over priced for portion size. The shrimp Appetizer was a joke for the price. Popcorn shrimp was used...not kidding. We haven't been back. Will not recommend. Go across the street to Olive garden or chipotle for more... More 

Thank Peggy M
San Lorenzo, California, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Nothing any different than any other store in this chain, though the staff was very friendly and helpful

Thank Brian B
Northborough, Massachusetts
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172 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Good food, good quality, fast and corteous service and fair prices The food ordered was as expected, well presented and tasty

Thank cgpabon01
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

My hubby and I normally try to avoid chain restaurants but in Elyria, that is difficult to do. So we decided to give Applebee's a try again. This time we were surprised. Our server Kate was very friendly and quick. Pleasantly surprised by the new menu choices. Love the wonton tacos.

Thank Lisa C
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband ordered a steak & it came cooked wrong. The manager came by & apologized that it definitely was cooked incorrectly. They brought him a whole new dinner. Server was great.

Thank wiffylee
Cleveland, Ohio
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185 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have eaten here a few times. Staff is always friendly and quick. Food is always tasty! Never had a bad experience here.

Thank Patchez89
Oakton, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Nice atmosphere, friendly service and tasty food......except for the broiled steak. It was a welcome stop on our trip out to Montana. By all means, stop there.

Thank PMN42
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time the the Applebee's in Elyria, the server and staff were friendly and the food was perfect.

Thank William H
Tallahassee, Florida
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I ordered a cedar plank salmon and it was great. Usual extensive menu and reasonable prices. Clean and next to the Midway Mall

Thank Carey L

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1540 W River Rd N, Elyria, OH 44035-2714
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Elyria
  • Phone Number: 440-324-1700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, International, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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 - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?