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230 Arteva Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3509
(863) 853-8400
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best place to eat at while staying at Sleep Inn & Suites. It's just right down the road. Waiters & Waitresses are GREAT! Food is hot and served fast. No mess, no fuss. Just a wonderful place to eat lunch & dinner. Will be sure to go again.!!

Thank Cheryl S
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

stopped for lunch seated us right away, waitress was lovely and we got food in good time and everything hot and very tasty

Thank Charline E
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They could not figure out seating during rush hour. Never got seated as they unapologetically forgot us. Don't come if you have an IQ; watching the utter chaos for just seating people is not worth it.

Thank Highfaluten
Lakeland, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always ask for our favorite waitres Jasmine. She is the best everytime we come in she keeps our drinks full and we was one of her first customers on her first day. She has what makes for a great waitres. The food is always on time and very good. Keep that smile Jasmine we will be back to see... More 

Thank Amy C
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This was the first time that I have been to an Applebee's in several years. The food was OK and the service was good. There are better choices, but this location is OK if you are in the area and want a casual meal and a drink at a reasonable price.

Thank Bob S
Waterloo, Canada
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to Applebee's before. It was next door to our hotel and had a pretty good rating so we thought to give it a try. Happy hour drink prices were good. Server was charming and provided helpful advice on what to order (or not order). My wife's dinner was so good, she was in a nirvana state (Savory... More 

Thank SteveMcD4
north jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I felt catered too. Yes, at an Applebee's. Was asked by several staff members, several times if there's anything they could do for me. So friendly. I was just waiting on the patio for take-out. All looked happy to work there

Thank luvsww
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90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Sometimes when we are traveling, we just want to eat somewhere predictable...this is your typicall Applebee's at a good location in Lakeland....we stayed at a nearby hotel and walked...easy access...enjoyable...friendly...

Thank Judy C
Saint John, Indiana
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309 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Stopped at Applebee's in Lakeland, Fl. I don't often go to chain restaurants. We stopped here on our way home from a day trip. The restaurant was very busy, I am sure it does well. I had a combo basket with chicken and fries along with a salad. The salad was good, chicken average and fries cold and not good.... More 

Thank tagent22
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82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went there - back after a few years. Steak dish was a pleasant surprise. Better than I thought. Signed up for loyalty program. Interesting. Still a chain

Thank Mike H

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Arteva Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3509
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: (863) 853-8400

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