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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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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kind of a mixed review, I know. Not usually disappointed here, but on this particular night, it took prodding our server several times to refresh our beverages. What was supposed to be a quick dine out turned into a 2-hour voyage of misadventure. The food was wrong, drinks were wrong, poor attendance and no social skills. Overall disaster. May return... More 

Thank RandyFortin
Colchester, Connecticut, United States
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paula and I were traveling back to Kings Bay, GA after visiting with her sister and stopped here for dinner. First I would like to say that this is one of the cleanest Applebee's I have been in. Not only was the parking lot clean, but the entry and waiting area were also spotless. We got there and we were... More 

Thank David A
Lake Wales, Florida
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604 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was 8:00 before we realized how late it was so we decided to give Applebee's a try. Took a few minutes for the hostess to be found in order to be seated. Our waiter came over quickly for drinks and we ordered the beef nachos which were good. Entree the 4 cheese pasta plate with chicken - doesn't come... More 

Thank Bob S
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly. The food was fine. It was convenient to grab dinner there from the hotel. I just walked over.

Thank Lisa X
Mount Dora, Florida
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238 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I picked this restaurant to meet with my business advisor, since it was half way for both of us. I am familiar with Applebee's; however, never have visited this location. It is next to I-4 with easy access. We requested a table where we could discuss business and we were provided with a nice boot and even though it was... More 

Thank mountain22
Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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359 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

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 November 21, 2016

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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31 reviews
12 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 

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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?