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230 Arteva Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3509
+1 863-853-8400
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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356 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in today for lunch with a business partner. We skipped appetizers (unusual) and instead picked lime-chicken (for him) and beef enchiladas (for me). After we order, the waitress comes running back - "I am sorry - we are all out! Can you pick something else?" She leaves me the menu, and I grudgingly look thru it and pick something... More 

Thank William G
New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to to this location many times over the years and almost always enjoy ourselves, especially for the half price appetizers and the great deals on cold beer! Unfortunately the past two times have been somewhat unnerving. The appetizers are now half priced after "10 pm" and half of the cafe bulbs on the veranda are burnt out, making... More 

Thank travelingman11
Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The food and ambience was good -- the waitress not so much. She seemed lost and confused and made two trips to get it right on most everything. Then in the end she gave us the bill for the table next door - which we missed at the time.

Thank BikerDanAsheville_NC
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I arrived early and day sat the bar, Amber was our awesome bartender! When the other 8 arrived we cashed out (always cash out and tip your bartender,don't transfer it jips them !) Crystal was our server and did an excellent job, our food came out without waiting a long time. Even though we stayed a while,... More 

Thank April S
Lakeland, Florida
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

For a Friday evening out with 2 couples around 5pm is the perfect time to eat at Applebee's because the rush has not set upon the restaurant yet. By the time you eat and get ready to leave , The rush is beginning. This means you are seated and given more time to sit and enjoy a drink or cocktail... More 

Thank boudreau81
Bucks, England
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited today the Applebees Arteva drive Lakeland. On our way back to the UK after another great holiday and food. Been to several of this chain before and never been disappointed until now. Food was way over salted..coffee bitter and server inattentive and couldn't care less. We did make our thoughts known at the end...she just couldn't care less.Avoid unless... More 

Thank HuntersReach
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We choose this restaurant as the line at the nearby Cracker barrel on the that Sunday afternoon was too long to wait. We sat at the bar even though there was plenty of seating available. Our bartender was friendly and fun and it happened to be BOGO drinks at that time. I'm not a fan of chain restaurants, however there... More 

Thank CT_Traveler25
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I needed to escape housework, so I went to Applebee's. I love their house margaritas and trust me, I was desperately in need. They hit the spot. I ordered a house salad and mozzarella sticks. Both were delicious. The waitress, from behind the bar, saw I needed another drink (which was busy) and made my refill in nothing flat. That... More 

Thank Alicia W
Cary, North Carolina
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105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The service was very good and the burgers were average. The beer was ice cold, just how I like it, and 2 for 1. They could have served more fries. The experience was acceptable.

Thank Juan D
Fort Walton Beach, FL
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We have had mixed experiences in the past with Applebee's, but chose to eat here because it was practically next door to our hotel. We enjoyed the meals and service so much that we dined there a second night.

Thank DaChief

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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, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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: +1 863-853-8400

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