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Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar

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297 N Service Rd E, Ruston, LA 71270-2805
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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Rocky Branch ,LA.
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We got in and seated but no waiter ever took our drink order or checked on us, we were there over 30 minutes.

Thank Ernie012
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to eat at Applebee's regularly, but where we live, there isn't one close by. While in Ruston, this one was convenient. First thing we noticed was that it was almost empty ay 7 pm on a Friday. We ordered from the wood fired grill menu. I had the chop with apple chutney, my wife had the steak and... More 

Thank SCTexan
southern California
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

I don't know why I don't think of Applebees more often, as I always enjoy my salads there. The staff here was very friendly and helpful, and it really hit the spot after a day on the road.

Thank rocnrlr
Marietta, Georgia
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251 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

my riblets were get this - boiled -- water was in the bottom of my basket, they were tasteless and looked really bad. I did not return them because it was late and we were hungry and it took long enough to get our food to us. I always eat riblets at Applebees - for years and years now --... More 

Thank 02corvette
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154 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

The menu is very limited for vegetarians but the bartender was an absolute idiot! She actually put my tequila on ICE. When I complained, she simply dumped out the ice and handed me the watered down $8 a shot tequila!

Thank Jess P
Kankakee, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015

Great food and great environment. Our waitress was really nice also. It was a busy weekend, but we were served promplty.

Thank Staci L
Effie, Louisiana
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015

Quick service, good food. Had soup and salad for lunch. Waitress was attentive and well versed in menu items. Manager even made a round to check on us! I would definitely recommend

Thank Karen W
Hazelwood, MO (St. Louis)
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103 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

It was Fri night and the servers were all young. Started out ok, but had to catch the server for a straw. Didn't take too long for the food, the ribets. First time I've ever had them painted with a small amount of BBQ sauce. No napkins, or knife and fork. Had to find server again, and he went for... More 

Thank Gerasim M
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We were seated quickly. But, our server never appeared, the host took our drink order. The tea was very gross, tasted like the bag was left in way too long. So, our waiter finally appeared and we ordered food and I wanted a coke. He disappeared. Funny how he was waiting on another table but refused to come over here.... More 

Thank Brandi N
Cleveland, Georgia
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

This is really not a bad review, but not a good one either. The waiter we had was pleasant, but didn't get in a hurry. Food was cold, and to be honest, tasted like leftovers warmed in microwave.

Thank Tbird42004

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 N Service Rd E, Ruston, LA 71270-2805
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Ruston
  • Phone Number: 318-255-5254

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