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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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5908 18th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222-2907
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hawick, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped by here after a hard days shopping in Ellenton outlets which are just across the street. Its like any other Applebees or Chili's restaurant. Well laid out and well decorated.The food and service was second to none. We all had soup starters which was delicious. Our mains were all deliciously presented by our lovely waitress. Highly recommended.

Thank cujimeScotland
Palmetto, Florida
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monday's at Applebee's are great! $7 burgers (any one of them on the menu). Also, drinks are buy one, get one free. The atmosphere is quiet, for a chain restaurant. We usually eat at the bar because we can summon the bartender anytime we need him/her. Quiet enough to carry on a conversation. Food is consistently good. There is one... More 

Thank Robert B
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I stayed at the Sleep Inn in Ellenton, and this Applebee's was within walking distance. Good service and your typical Applebee's selections.

Thank YvettesGirl
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160 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

They have Karaoke and it is very fun watch. The food is great and the of French Onion Soup. The appetizers are great. Service is good as well. The only down is the try to rush you. You can not even get four bites of what the brought you and the next course is in front of you. I like... More 

Thank Ben T
Ellenton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The bartender is always smiling the beer is cold is the appetizers are delicious. 2 for 1 drinks and half price appetizers.

Thank Lucca H
Maui, Hawaii
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158 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Traveling on I75 & starving. Took exit & pulled into Applebee's. Haven't eaten at one in years. Service was quick, food was good, waitress was very nice. Seating in booth was comfortable. Music was nice. I had burger with home made chips & hubby had black bean soup & shrimp salad. Waitress gladly gave me large ice tea to go.... More 

Thank YorkeW
Coral Springs,Fl
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

My grandchildren loved that they had steak on kids menu. We had 2 for twenty, had a good selection on menu. Service was very good and server kept asking us about refilling drinks. Good prices.

1 Thank natmc33076
Walworth, New York
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

Applebees is a fake neighborhood bar, with rustic decorations, a bar area, table, and booth seating. The menu is typical American (burgers, chicken, salad) and screams "chain restaurant". The service was very good, the meal was served in about 20 minutes, and the food was very good. There is nothing local about it, but for a very good meal it... More 

Thank RLeave
West Palm Beach, Florida
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Some places I have been I have had to wait forever or even call inside to remind the restaurant that I have arrived but not here. They bring your food out in a timely manner and the food has been very good. A few times they have forgotten forks which is a little frustrating especially when taking it on the... More 

Thank Kerrirn
Omaha, Nebraska
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

Nice place, friendly staff. Restaurant was clean and seemed updated. It was typical Applebee's food.

Thank Mark C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5908 18th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
  • Phone Number: 941-722-7100

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