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870 N. Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
540463-2306
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Ottawa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We eat at this restaurant when we stop in Lexington on our way to Florida. It is walking distance from the hotel so we don't have to get back in the car after our long drive. The food is okay and if there were other choices of restaurant within walking distance I would try them out. Service was friendly but... More 

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Roanoke
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Rude manager. Food is terrible. Lowest rated Applebee's in VA. It's a good thing they have hotels within walking distance because the locals have given up on it.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Went here despite bad reviews as it was next to hotel and we were tired of driving in fog and rain. Well, was I surprised! We ordered the 9oz house sirloin and it was one of the best I have had in years. Medium with pink all the way through -- the flavor and texture were perfect. we have been... More 

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Rome, Italy
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

There is really great food at this place. The appetizer sampler to share is great. Also burgers are cooked perfectly. The waitress refills you the drink before you finish it so that you will always have a drink while eating. She gave us take away cups for the drinks too. Good prices.

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Grayson, Kentucky
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91 reviews 91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I was looking for a good meal close to the hotel. Applebee's didn't disappoint. Food wasn't outstanding but wasn't bad either. I had good service and the waitress did a good job. My steak was good cooked correct and my sides were good also. I'll go back here while in the area.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed in Lexington Va overnight while on a road trip. This Restaurant was across from our hotel. We were there at 9PM on a Friday night. There was a 15-25 minute wait. When we went inside, we noticed 9 tables empty and waiting to be cleared. Obviously, it was understaffed. It took a long time to get our food... More 

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Smithfield
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stopped to eat after driving part of the Blue Ridge Parkway enjoying the Fall colors. The waitress was also the bartender. She got our drinks right, beer for my husband, Pepsi for me. We ordered an appetizer (Brew Pub pretzels) and my husband ordered Bourbon Street steak, cooked medium and I ordered Roma Pepper Steak, cooked medium well. I... More 

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Claremont, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The first sign as we entered was how filthy the doors and windows were. We had to wipe our table off ourselves. It took 5 minutes to get a server to our table. The wine glass was sent back twice due to how dirty it was. To get our simple two dinner salads and soup we had to get the... More 

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

we stayed nearby at a hotel and just wanted some food, we have eaten at this chain in other places and it was great but this one was awful, the furniture was all sticky, the booth seats had stains of food, the cutlery was grubby and the plates the same, the staff were disinterested and grumpy, everything matched the food,... More 

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Scotland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Stayed in one of the nearby hotels after a day long drive and couldn't be bothered to drive anywhere else. Thought there was a good choice of things in addition to the usual burgers. Service was prompt and pleasant and the food tasty. Felt it was good value.

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Additional Information about Applebee's

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, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse

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