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5503 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5858
+1 419-627-2777
11:00 am - 1:00 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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Elyria, Ohio, United States
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2015

Well we had stayed away from our old favorite in Elyria Applebees after 3 bad experiences but we decided to try it in Sandusky today. We were pleasantly surprised and loved our meals, service etc. Spoke to the manager and he encouraged us to retry our Applebees in Elyria since managers have changed so we may just do that..

Thank Jackie C
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife doesn't like Applebees, but insisted we go there anyway despite my urging otherwise. My wife proceeded to take FOREVER to order while our 3 and 5 year old grew restless. For this trip I give my wife a 1\5, as she really made things difficult, and I wasn't rewarded in any way for my patience and awesome husband\dad... More 

Thank WarrenTravler
Ridgetown, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2015

Friendly waitstaff. Got a table in a timely fashion, despite a family of 6, and a busy time of evening. Great family friendly pub-grub style of food. Menu has something for everyone.

Thank 37Yvonne37
Fairlawn, Ohio
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229 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2015

Late at night, in a snowstorm, we found this Applebee's slower in business than usual for an Applebee's. Good service, fully explained menu items by the waiter. Enjoyed the Pub Grub chicken item with quinoa. Music in the background was more mellow than others. Good food, good service.

Thank Deb4TX
Huntington, West Virginia
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

I've eaten Applebee's almost everywhere. The service here was okay. I've had better. Other than that, it was like a typical Applebee's.

Thank Jesse T
Mulliken, Michigan, United States
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2015

There were 5 of us and they treated us very well. The food was served hot and pretty quickly. Our waiter had a great sense of humor and we had a fun time.

Thank Carrie W
Knoxville, Tennessee
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743 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2015

Met with local relatives at Applebee's and found the service and food to be very good. Atmosphere allowed us to easily have good conversation for an extended period of time in the evening.

Thank Jotum
Perrysburg, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2015

The service we received was excellent and all of my picky family's food choices were well met! Our waitress went above and beyond her waitressing and made our meal very enjoyable!

Thank sweet26gir
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2014

they have 2 bars and i sat at the new one, service was quick , the manager came by several times to make sure sure we were well taken care of

Thank stevencho
National Park, New Jersey
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331 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2014

A lot of chain restaurants in this area. Applebee's has good food at reasonable prices , a very good bar. Our food came fast and well prepared.

Thank JoeSchwartz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 5503 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5858
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-627-2777

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