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1331 US Highway 72 E, Athens, AL 35611-4405
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
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Athens, Alabama
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good variety of family friendly choices. Burgers are very good, salads are excellent, steaks are okay, seafood is not their specialty (shrimp and catfish and hush puppies are featured). Desserts are plentiful and delicious (if you have room). Nationwide chain, bu good locally..

Thank TomStair
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel next-door to Applebee's so decided to have dinner here. It was super crowded, but the staff was very friendly despite having a lot of issues with their computer system. The food was typical of any Applebee's you would go to. We got a 10% discount for staying at the best Western next-door.

Thank Kaylee J
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

disgusting! walked by the kitchen and watched a cook drop a quesadilla on the very black dirty disgusting floor and put it right back on the plate..... i waited and watched and the server serve it to a table. went to the bathroom and when i came out saw the customer eating it but didnt have the heart to tell... More 

Thank bethany1982
Edgemont, Arkansas
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Dave the waiter needs to reconsider occupations. We were there an hour and 3 minutes, and i got no refills on water, and only 2 drinks...the second I flagged him down and asked for another, or apparently i wasn't going to get one. He had a problem multi-tasking, and upon our observations, the rest of his tables were having problems... More 

Thank 65MaryMc
Athens, Alabama
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I ordered the 6 oz. sterloin steak med rare. It had about a third with grizzle. The green been side was heated but not sauted long enough, the service was good but that was about it.

Thank Michael L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food was good and our order was correct. It's exactly like every other Applebee's. The service was a little slow but not terrible. We stayed at The Holiday Inn Express across the parking lot so it was just a small stroll across the lot.

Thank HermitCrabby
Danville, Il
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

I'm watching my calories and I appreciate the calorie counts listed. It is nice that they have a great variety of foods the fit into the healthy range. I ordered a meal salad but could have had a full steak meal all within a reasonable calorie count. Our service was very good and we enjoyed our time there.

Thank saucitart
Level Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Very good food, typical of the chain , service was excellent, waitress was fantastic, very nice, and you could tell she liked her job. I would definitely visit there again .

Thank Shawn B
St Louis
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We arrived 2 hours before closing but it seemed like the manager wanted to close early. We both had soup and and appetizer. The soup was lukewarm:( Lukewarm french onion soup is not yummy in my opinion. The manager was going around turning off all the remote screens at each table that allowed games, specials and ordering. The waitress breath... More 

Thank StLouisWalt
Athens, Alabama
Level Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Wonderful burgers made to order! If you need a big juicy burger with a flare, pick Applebees! We love a quick lunch here or late dinner!

Thank Brenda F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 US Highway 72 E, Athens, AL 35611-4405
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 256-233-4430

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?