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Applebee's

870 N. Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
540463-2306
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Ranked #27 of 65 restaurants in Lexington
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have eaten in quite a few Applebee's throughout the US and this is one of the better one's. The service was quick and efficient and the food was well cooked and presented. Above standard for a chain restaurant/

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I ordered my steak medium and it came out very well done. I ordered a frozen drink and then after about a 15 minute wait my server came and informed my they had just broken the frozen drink machine....why didn't they just borrow a blender from the kitchen.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Sit at the bar. Bartender acted like I was crazy for asking for an apple cider. She said they didn't have them then walked off, not bothering to see what else I wanted. Ordered the 2 for $10.99 and asked if I could have a salad off of there before my meal as well. They brought the salad, three bites... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Food was pretty good. Better than I remember Applebee's being. Giving this five stars solely on the attentiveness of the waitress. I'm going to see if anyone in our group remembers her name, but she was very refreshing in a world of indifferent restaurant staff.

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Conowingo, MD
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is by far the worst Applebee's we have EVER been to. The hostess was absent when we walked in. Waited a full two minutes for anyone to acknowledge we were there. When the hostess showed up she made us feel like we were bothering her. The Waitress Darnell M was fantastic, very competent, fast and friendly. The others that... More

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New Windsor
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent Service and good food was enjoyed by my wife and I in the early afternoon. Due to the time of day it was a quiet setting. Very enjoyable.

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Peekskill, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were staying at the hotel next door with a puppy and had to do take out. The restaurant was rocking busy and at first the young lady behind the bar told me I had to wait for someone to come take my take out order. I ordered a Margarita and said no hurry. Within minutes she warmed up and... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I have eaten at many, many Applebee's and have put up with less than stellar service occasionally at this chain. But I never have experienced service as bad as my wife and I had here. After we were seated, out waitress, who was working at the most 3 tables beside our's, spent 10 minutes assiduously completely avoiding any eye contact... More

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Rockledge, FL
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Visiting my hometown with my cousin from LA and on the first day, went out to Applebee's for a drink and some appetizers, late that afternoon. What a great experience. We sat at the bar where the waitress was the best. She knew the beer selections including local ale's and recommended a local beer that was outstanding. We ordered a... More

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BALTIMORE
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The food was typical Applebee fare, which is to say just okay. The music was too loud for my tastes. The service was slow at times, mostly because there were not enough wait staff for the number of people in the restaurant. I prefer the Ruby Tuesday in Lexington.

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