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Bar, Pub, American
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2823 S Orange Ave, South Orange Avenue Orlando, Orlando, FL 32806-5460
+1 407-420-2940
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

More than the 10 min waiting for the server. Table full of plates and nobody cleaned it for us. Baby food was the last that was served and it wasn't what was ordered. Soda never refilled. Plates trunked. The worst place I have been.

Thank Janet A
Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

About as decent as one comes to expect from a chain restaurant. Food average at best, not terrible but not great either. Service is probably the best part of the experience.

Thank 12kwhitt
Orlando, Florida
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

I gave them 1 Circle only because TripAdvisor won't let me give less than one Circle and still do a review. Is there the other day with friends we both ordered the ribs that were so tough I try so hard the manager tried to tell if they were overcooked. When ribs are overcooked the meat next to the Bone... More 

Thank Sandra K
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

The atmosphere always seems friendly in here. Plenty of choice on the menu but generally "American" style food - soups, burgers, chicken, steak, some fish choice and salads etc. We did have a "balloon lady" come around the tables offering to make balloon shapes for kids which was nice but it did make you feel 'obliged' as such, to tip,... More 

Thank HiPro101
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165 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm not usually into chain restaurants as most are just average and provide standard fare. However, this Applebee's is a nice place for drinks and appetizers. A friend came into town and wanted a quick bite and a drink after getting off the airplane. I had not been to this neighborhood Applebee's and decided to give it a try. My... More 

Thank Gregory L
Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Living close to Applebee's makes it our most-likely go-to place for those evenings when cooking just doesn't seem feasible. It's great for carry out with their online ordering and curbside pickup. But we also enjoy an occasional eat-in there. The food is good, not gourmet, but good. We like the low-calorie choices especially.

Thank katiedidnt
Orlando, Florida
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

My brother and I chose Applebee's for a dinner catch up again this year. With the new menu and the summer specials it was hard to decide. Kristine L arrived at the table wearing a silken shirt over a tank top: a little too comfortable in my opinion. I chose the BRW Pub Philly and the house made chips. My... More 

Thank Donald C
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

I came here around 1:30pm on Father's Day with my party of 7. I expected service to not be up to par, and I was right. Our server didn't frequent our table enough, we had to ask for refills, and he didn't have an energetic/happy attitude. It's just another day of work for him. Most of the dishes were good,... More 

Thank TeamDavidAndSarah
DeLand, Florida
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was our second visit to this Applebee's. The first was right after it had opened and it was such a disaster that I got up and walked out. This one was better but still not up to the quality of the other Applebee's that we have visited. Our family enjoys the Applebee's chain and visit them whenever we get... More 

Thank RonnieB122
Saltash, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2015

Was shown to a table pretty quick, waitress took our order for our drinks . We shared a starter which was very nice. Then it went down hill we all had steak not good at all did not taste like steak at all , waitress was rude . We just wanted to get out. Would never go back and would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2823 S Orange Ave, South Orange Avenue Orlando, Orlando, FL 32806-5460
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-420-2940

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