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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Walworth, New York
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

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

Thank Mark C
Saint Cloud
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We haven't been to an Applebee's in awhile and it was nice to see they still had their "2 for 20.00" deal, my husband and I both had the pasta and it was wonderful and filling. We had enough left over that we each took our own back to the hotel and had that on our last night while we... More 

Thank Kathy G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Stopped to have lunch with some old friends on my way to Ft. Myers, As usual, Applebees service was excellent, food was delicious and very reasonable priced.

Thank LindaA123
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Average Applebee's experience and average quality of food that I would expect from an Applebee's location. I was traveling for business and since I was alone I sat at the bar. I know it's not the restaurant's fault but I'd like others to keep suspicious characters on their radar. A man made small talk with me at the bar a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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?