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Appletons Cafe

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3575 W Lake Mary Blvd Ste 101, Lake Mary, FL 32746-3418
(407) 323-7663
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Casselberry, Florida
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the eggs Benedict which was very good but service could have been better with how small the place is. Server only came by once after delivering food. Not the type of service I was expecting. May go back to see if the service is any better.

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Thank Lori L
San Francisco
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there at 2:00 for a very late breakfast.....and so glad I did. The chicken fried steak and gravy was delicious. My husband had a breakfast bowl or something like that and it was also delicious. My grandson loved his eggs and blueberry pancakes. The place really had a family and small town feel to it. Same owner since 1999.... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This restaurant is closed on Mondays. Open for breakfast and lunch only. Good home cooking at reasonable prices. There is a screened in patio which is nice when it's cooler. The corned beef hash and gyro meat are very good. Typical breakfast and lunch fare. We've never had a bad meal here. They decorate for Halloween (could be scary for... More 

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Thank Susan A
Orlando
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is a small restaurant that closes after lunch. While the food is not gourmet, I have never had a bad meal here. The time to visit is during a major holiday-they go all out decorating, every inch transformed. Halloween and Christmas are amazing-servers are in costume for Halloween.. If you have children, they will be thrilled. If you are... More 

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Thank mungoj
Apopka
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136 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Great place for brunch which is breakfast. No lunch served on Sunda. Great service with the big group we had. The server was efficient and personable. She got all the orders correct and the bills were right on.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

The cafe is located in a mall complex composed mostly of health businesses, along with a Montessori preschool. We came for breakfast just before St Patrick's Day in March. The entire cafe was decorated in green for the holiday. The waitress was pleasant, explaining how each holiday is a special occasion here. The food was tasty; prices reasonable. So, we... More 

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Thank Steven L
Orlando, Florida
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106 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

This is the restaurant out of the 60's. Everyone was a senior citizen, Service was poor and food was lousy.

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Thank racerx3
Florida
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

We've visited Appletons quite a bit over the years. We never love the food but don't necessarily go for good grub. Appletons decor is what gets you in the door and makes you wanna come back. They deck out the place for every holiday! The food is not bad .... it just isn't phenomenal. The service however, is fantastic! Quick,... More 

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Thank FloridaKtalina
Orlando, Florida
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327 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Last week, I met my business partner and clients at Appletons. The clients had taken the train from New Jersey to Florida and were to leave on a cruise the next day. Unfortunately, they left their passports at home. Since we had just found out at the restaurant, we had to delay ordering until we could get this solved...it took... More 

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Thank PhyllisD534
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We have eaten at Appleton's for breakfast every time we travel to Lake Mary to visit family and we have never been disappointed. The food is pure comfort style, with a little personal flavor. The servings are ample, prepared to order, and will get you moving in the morning. The coffee is first rate as is the service: friendly, prompt,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3575 W Lake Mary Blvd Ste 101, Lake Mary, FL 32746-3418
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Mary
  • Phone Number: (407) 323-7663

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