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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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southern California
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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217 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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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151 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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96 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
McKinney, Texas
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180 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on the way to Gulf Shores. One of the worst choices I could have made. When we were greeted by a 10 year old, working with his sister, I should have known we were in trouble. Total chaos and no clear server to help us. I ordered a soup and salad and my wife had a... More 

Thank Alan W
Monroe, Louisiana
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We met our son and daughter-in-law at Applebee's between Christmas and New Year's when they were headed home, mainly because they knew where it's located. We've been there before and were underwhelmed. The last time I had Thai Shrimp salad. It was OK, but wouldn't order it again. I went more generic this time, and had a mushroom Swiss burger.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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?