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870 N. Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
540463-2306
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
even chains need to offer a local special

Same food as most. Friendly staff, but no specials on drinks like a lot of others. Was there between 4 and 8 during the week (happy hour at most places) and my bill did not reflect any type of discount. Maybe a local beer on tap would also help.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Jeffrey R
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West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Same food as most. Friendly staff, but no specials on drinks like a lot of others. Was there between 4 and 8 during the week (happy hour at most places) and my bill did not reflect any type of discount. Maybe a local beer on tap would also help.

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is one of those places where the photos on the menu do not match the food you are served. I had a beef sirloin dish that was supposed to be served with several items. They completely left off some of them. It was so different from the photo and description that I sent the dish back. By the time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Another family dinner and not a great one. First there was the seating issue - how hard is it to seat a party of five? And then the food, which was terrible! Any decent restaurant should be able to produce edible burgers and chicken fingers - this was beyond this Applebee's. Service was beyond bad. A miserable experience.

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Strawberry Plains
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food was amazing. Staff was friendly. They had some karaoke at one point. That was great entertainment.

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Hernando, Fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Had an unusually good meal last night while visiting their local Applebee. We frequent Applebee s a lot at home, so we felt it was,a good choice when traveling. Splurged a little with two good appetizers, the pot lockers and the shrimp in some kind of spicy sauce. Both very good with generous portions. My main, a delicious chicken with... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The menu seemed less extensive than the one at home, and the service was a little slow. The food was good but nothing special. However, the restaurant was next to our hotel, and we could walk to it.

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Sebree, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was the usual Appleby's. They are always good. The restaurant was located next to the hotel so was convenient. There are very few restaurants near this hotel, but we were happy to see Appleby's.

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Kingston, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We go to our local Applebee's quite often so when we received our meals, we thought they made a mistake because the servings were so small that we went to the Dairy Queen next door to have dessert because we figured that the desserts would be small also. It was a little disappointing.

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Forest
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This past Monday my family and I stopped at Applebee's for lunch. We were a little disappointed to see some of the changes. The unlimited featured lunches are gone. There are only a few dietetic choices and Applebee's has dropped it's reward program. The service was good. The food items were small, but tasty. This restaurant just does not stack... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It's Applebee's so I now not to expect much but the service was subpar to say the least. It was a Monday so it wasn't very busy. Some people were training so that's a factor, I understand. BUT, drinks stayed empty too long and food was staggered on arrival. 5 minutes plus a part. But it's Applebee's. Food was ok,... More 

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Address: 870 N. Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
Phone Number: 540463-2306
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 870 N. Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 540463-2306

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

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