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American, Bar
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721 N Diers Ave, Grand Island, NE 68803-4954
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Aurora, Nebraska
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two visits this month, and both had big struggles with premier menu items. The manager didn't even bother to come out and threw the waitress under the bus. We were LOVING Applebee's this spring. Don't know what the sudden change was.

Thank Angel L
Grand Island, Nebraska
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We were told our wait would be about 15 minutes despite open tables. We weren't in a hurry, so it wasn't a big deal. Once seated, our waitress promptly delivered our drinks and took our order. After waiting 30-35 minutes for our food, it came out. The chicken cavatappi my father ordered was cold, the sandwich I had was warm,... More 

Thank J_Campbell2013
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Horrible experience! Will never eat there again. Went for lunch ordered wings ate most of them, Ordered there lunch special southwest roll up . Took one bite and noticed that the other half had a dead fly in it. I immediately started gagging. Picked up my plate took to waitress as I was headed to bathroom to vomit. I proceed... More 

Thank Tangdanhauer
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Apathetic management. I frankly won't ever patron this place again. Within two weeks I've been here twice, once with my wife and received cold food, then again with my parents and received a burger that the kitchen couldn't be bothered to make correctly. The first time the management didn't speak with me, the second time the management was annoyed that... More 

Thank Chad J
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195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I don't care much for applebees because every one I've been in has had bad to horrible service. The food is usually mediocre to dwcent. This applebees, however, had excellent service and the burgers were great. I highly recommend this applebees.

Thank Steve K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

The MOD and Mika our server were clueless. We eat there all the time. This the first time we have been treated so rudely that we left. I can't remember being treated so badly.

Thank johnsontrate
Ripley, Ohio
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133 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner - 6:45 on Saturday - on our way to Colorado. After reading a couple reviews about bad service, we considered not stopping. However, we had a wonderful server and the food was delicious. The wait for our food was very reasonable especially considering the restaurant was full. We had the new green chili nachos and... More 

Thank DebbieAdkins
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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192 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016

All we ordered was a Caesar salad & a chicken quesadilla & a house salad.....it took FOREVER. The service & server we nice but the kitchen needs to speed things up, I'd say. It was a bitter cold, icy night & it was warm & inviting inside.

Thank Rebel500
Sobral, CE
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

Among all Applebee's that I have visited around the country, this is "the one". What differentiates from the others is the very friendly staff. As I have always visited alone, this really makes a difference. During my stay in US, it was always a routine have lunch there.

1 Thank siderela
Danville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

The food was good when it finally arrived. My husband got his food long before I did. We had originally ordered and they were out so had to re order. The manager came to our table and was very apologetic for the re order and the delay in service. He made things right and we left very satisfied customers.

Thank KyCarly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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 - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 N Diers Ave, Grand Island, NE 68803-4954
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Grand Island
  • Phone Number: 308-398-5100

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