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2851 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6007
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Thief River Falls, Minnesota
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we can't decided what sounds good for lunch or supper Applebee's is sure to please us. They have a great menu and drink menu as well. Service is always good and the food taste just as good!

Thank SLWillett
Winnipeg, Canada
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147 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on the way through Grand Forks. The waitress forgot quite a few things and the food was not hot, small portions, and not very tasty or fresh. Would not stop again.

Thank Thebutterfly2
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We have always had good experiences at Applebees. They are a very busy place at mealtimes and the staff keeps up well. Good food. Lots of variety.

Thank 71dianay
Winston Salem
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107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This has typical Applebee's menu choices. As usual the food and service are good. I will consider this location if the future

Thank Husel E
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423 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We tried various Applebee's before including this one, and thought we'd give them another chance thinking that it was usually pretty busy and they had all kinds of specials - big mistake. It was NOT overly busy and we were seated promptly. OUr waitress was honestly dim, really; my husband said when he ordered his soda "East on the ice".... More 

Thank gaynor h
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We aren't sure why but Applebee's has lost something in our opinion, or else a waiter needs more training. On a recent visit we were told that a couple of different dishes couldn't be changed to meet our needs, not sure why. But it would appear from this input they aren't all that customer friendly any more. The orders weren't... More 

Thank aggiedad77
Northwood, North Dakota
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I was a little disappointed in the food--it was sort of a mish-mash. I suspect there are four assembled dishes, Then for different orders, they add a bit of a to b, a to c, then a to d, then c to d etc. At least that was the impression I got at our table. Applebee's serving dishes weigh a... More 

Thank CabbagesandKings2014
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Staff is great. Food is great. Never had a bad experince.When i'm in grand forks its one place we always go.The bar has great specials.

Thank Nancy C
Portage la Prairie, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great specials, new appetizers are not my favourite only because of the focus on meat and extremely small portions. Staff quick and friendly one of my favourite stops in Grand Forks upon arrival.

Thank marjdoug
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Took 'mild' boneless chicken wings to go. Had a 2.5hr trip home and wasn't able to eat till I got there. Once there I realized the wings where not mild they were HOT!

Thank Stiffy9447

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: 2851 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6007
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: 701-795-5688

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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?