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American, Bar, Barbecue, Grill
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4101 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601-9482
(785) 628-6400
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Joplin, Missouri
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been traveling all day on our way to CO, and needed a break. Although the restaurant was busy, and smelled good, the service was very, very slow. They kept muttering about a big group that had just been in there, and seemed a little shell-shocked. The wait staff seemed distracted. No refills on our tea. Husband got a... More 

Thank MamaBruff
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was worried as I stopped in Hays for the night while traveling I-70 that I wouldn't be able to find a restaurant with a bar that was open past 10. Thankfully this place was open until midnight. The drinks were great.

Thank Keith T
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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445 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the last time I will be driving through Kansas for many reasons. BUT - I can say that despite the weary travel fatigue and seemingly endless bleak highway - this Applebee's was a bright spot and I'm glad I stopped - not just for the much-needed stretch and coffee break, but for those cheeseburger egg rolls. The 2... More 

Thank Rhonda B
Monument, Colorado
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147 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner while driving east on I-70. Convenient location right off the interstate but that's where anything good about this place ends. Ordered a glass of wine and the glass was beyond dirty and greasy. Turns out my knife was also dirty. Ordered one of their new grilled steak dinners and the steak was like chewing on an... More 

Thank Marine-0311-Grunt
Norman, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the nearby Hampton Inn and wanted something good and healthy!! Our server was great and my sister needs Gluten Free food, and they have a Gluten Free menu!! We had a lovely dinner and a carafe of wine! Could not have asked for more!! Every Applebee's I have ever gone to has served good healthy food at... More 

Thank DeeDee1241
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Ordered fish and chips and when order came I got about 15 fries and most of them were less than one inch long and they were barely warm. They brought out a dish with more fries and they wee also cold. Waitress acted like you satisfied now. I said no these are also cold. My wife got a salad with... More 

Thank Jerry F
Springfield, Missouri
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

We usually drive into town to eat at Gella's when passing through Hays, but this time fatigue and convenience lured us into Applebee's. It was busy on a Friday night but we were seated quickly. I asked the "host" about the interactive screen devices attached to the booth, and he told us we could order food and play games on... More 

Thank Gypsyrover51
Branson, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Salmon"s always a great dish. Great servers. It was a quite evening we were there. It was just across the street from our room. We were a bit exhausted after a long day, so it was good to go back and get some rest for a start on the following day .

Thank medken
Hays, Kansas
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The best thing is the wait staff. We are always happy with them. The food is okay most of the time. Last month, my wife and I went for a steak dinner. She ordered medium and I ordered medium-rare. Both steaks were well done and well past the stage we enjoy. I will credit management. When the shift manager asked... More 

Thank Mike G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there - it was busy- they not once offered to fill our drinks or apologize that the food was running behind (like an hour!) food arrives and my son gets choked on his steak- bad chocked - had to do the heimlich and he was vomiting/nose and all. Horrible- not one employee asked if he was okay or... More 

Thank Teresa N

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4101 Vine St, Hays, KS 67601-9482
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Hays
  • Phone Number: (785) 628-6400

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