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1001 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2043
+1 515-965-3444
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Apr 19, 2018
“Honey Pepper Mac & Cheese”
Mar 26, 2018
“2 for 20”
Closed Now
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1001 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2043
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Got the honey pepper mac & cheese, instead of tossing the chicken in the honey pepper sauce, draining, then placing on top of the mac & cheese - they're placing the chicken on top & pouring the sauce over/in. There was honey pepper sauce in...More

Thank Robby S
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Fantastic Menu with food for all tastes...the specials are so reasonable and get so much we always have a doggy bag to take home and we don't even have a doggy.......Service has always been great with a lot of kids working their way thru school....More

Thank Rex Z
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We have never had a bad meal at any of the many Applebee's we have been to. This one was better than most. Our waiter Blake was very friendly and helped me decide. The BBQ Brisket Tacos ! So delicious and filling. Had three good...More

Thank lvmt4sure
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Love this place. It offers half off on appetizers after nine P.M. Service waiters are good. ribblet bbq is my best meal

Thank b1nky7s
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Had the mac and cheese with honey pepper chicken. Didn't think that sounded great, but like to try new things. I was right. The chicken was good, but not mixed with mac and cheese. The honey pepper sauce was intermingled with the mac and cheese....More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Wait staff was very friendly and helpful. French fries were over-salted. My burger was bland, dry, and overpriced. In fact, everything was overpriced, a burger and two bottles of bud was just a few cents shy of $20. Very disappointed.

Thank john l
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

You probably know what to expect from Applebys. That said this location has consistently pleaded me. Had a server this time round that didn't seem to be quite on his game (not terrible, just not great). Food was fine. They have added affordable options but...More

Thank IowaTravellinGuy
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Lately this Applebee's has been hit or miss on food some over cooked some with ingredients missing Hope they get their act together as we used to enjoy dining there regularly

Thank garykh2016
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

I love Applebee's! They are always Top Notch with service and seating. The food is always good. It's hot and served with a smile and conversation. I love Applebee's on Merle Hay and in Ankeny.

Thank Connie J
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We had spent the earlier part of the day at our family reunion. So we did not want a large meal. We decided to try Applebee's for a salad or something that was lite. We order the three appetizers menu. plus a side salad. Three...More

Thank Bob746
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50021-2043
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-965-3444
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