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1540 W River Rd N, Elyria, OH 44035-2714
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Summerville, South Carolina
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115 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can always depend on a good meal at this chain. The service is good and the beer is cold. They have lots of TV's if you like that.

Thank huskyf57
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came with a big group and our waitress was wonderful, best I think I have had at any applebee's, I would return

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Thank smile_u_nut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Good service and good food was a very nice dining experience for my wife and myself. Been here on two ocassions and not a problem quick seating even on the weekend food was delicious and service was above average.

Thank Jim H
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at this establishment part of a large party. Had to wait a long time before a table was available. The bar was not well-equipped to make even the basics of drinks. My wife's order was not even prepared according to the menu. It had to be returned to the kitchen. Average night of attendance and service is... More 

Thank R W
Lancaster, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Saturday Night we did the call ahead seating, when we arrived we were told that we didn't. Which the manager was shown the call log on the phone and asked if they have customers answer the phones. We had a party of 12 we are smart enough to call ahead. Funny we were able to be seated pretty quickly then.... More 

Thank Eveman3333
Amherst, Ohio
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95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

The floors needed to be vacuumed really badly. The lady's room needed attention. When I mentioned to a staff member that the lady's room needed attention, she said she would take care of it. When I went back to use it about a half hour later, it hadn't been cleaned. We waited over 5 minutes just to place our order... More 

1 Thank Shelz s
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

what we ordered looked nothing like the picture on the menu and it was much smaller and the taste was Awful. the service was just as bad they had no care in mind that we were unhappy with our meal and time there. they just said oh I'm so sorry and handed us the outrageously high priced check for something... More 

1 Thank Stephanie A
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner one night. I liked both the food and the service, but why do they have to have all the fancy food. I really really really miss the old menu that they had about 12-18 months ago. Oh there still is a small section of the old menu, extremely small. But your very... More 

Thank Kathleen W
Wheaton, Illinois
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Typical restaurant. Service was excellent and food was good. Located off Route 80 if you are travelling though Cleveland.

Thank Eileen B
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I ordered the Salmon & Asparagus. The dish had 2 tiny pieces of asparagus cut from the whole piece. What a disappointment. Way over priced for portion size. The shrimp Appetizer was a joke for the price. Popcorn shrimp was used...not kidding. We haven't been back. Will not recommend. Go across the street to Olive garden or chipotle for more... More 

1 Thank Peggy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, International, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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 - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1540 W River Rd N, Elyria, OH 44035-2714
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Elyria
  • Phone Number: 440-324-1700

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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?