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Applebee's

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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Hamburgers
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870 N. Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
540463-2306
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  • 21
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 29
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  • 9
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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
Small portions

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Kingston, New York
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Kingston, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Ottawa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We arrived at Applebees in transit from Myrtle Beach to our hotel in Woodstock, VA. Seated at 7:50pm and our server took our drink order. She arrived back with our drinks at 8:05 and took our food order - no appetizers, just main courses. We then sat and watched as people around us, many of whom arrived after us, were... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I was in town on business, traveling alone, seated at a table quickly. It took a bit longer than necessary to take my order. The food was good, although it did come different than I ordered, the waitress was kind. One tui ng that bothered me - I ordered an alcoholic beverage and wasn't carded (35 female), the Hispanic family... More 

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Troy, New York
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48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This restaurant was almost within walking distance of our hotel. We had a nice dinner; good food, good service. Would stop in here again.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Service was very slow considering they weren't busy, took 90 minutes for lunch. It was a bad weather day but no excuse for the slow service because there were more employees than customers.

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West Yorkshire
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21 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Ate here as next to hotel. Food was good and service was if anything over attentive, but the waitress was young. Would certainly visit again.

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Ottawa
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9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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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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, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?