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105 Sader Ln, Emporia, VA 23847-1542
+1 434-336-9540
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Ottawa, Ontario
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here for supper and it was ok but I will not likely go to another Applebee's because I guess the menu disappointed me. I really expected more, from things that other people had told me. Takera our waitress was very attentive and all of the staff were very friendly. The employees made my night enjoyable. Thanks!!

Thank harley757
Smithfield, Virginia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rode from GA on a bike and it was a decent place to stop, have a beer and some wings and sports before last two hours of the ride

Emporia, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Applebee's isn't one of my favorite places to eat. The menu is very limited and the bar makes me fee uncomfortable. If the menu had more basic or common foods then it would be better.

Thank Francine W
Bethpage NY
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239 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

Stayied in Emporia on way down to Mrytle Beach. It was SuperBowl Sundy so I stooped in to eat and watch the game. It's Applebee's so the food is just OK,however, Daniel, the manager and Kelly the barmaid were very friendly and accomodating. The service was very good and Daniel made sure watching he game was enjoyable. Will stop back... More 

Thank Len K
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

ate here because it was next door to hotel average food with a high price didnt seem like a good value to me!

Thank jim6931771
Jarratt, Virginia
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

The food at Applebees is typically good. The challenge with THIS Applebees is that the service AND the food are consistently sketchy.... and I mean since the time it opened until now (several years). If you are OK with waiting a longer than normal time for your food you will probably enjoy your experience without any other issues. Staff seem... More 

Thank Robin J
Skowhegan, Maine
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

On our way south we stayed in a local motel and after a long day riding we wanted a quick, hot meal before crashing for the night. We should have just crashed and skipped eating. All of the staff was very nice but either there wasn't enough people working or they were new at their jobs. We were seated and... More 

Thank Jan D
Summerfield, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Service was terrible...unfriendly staff..we ordered appetizers half off after 9pm the food took forever and came out cold. The place was not crowded but the staff was not attentive. One of the servers was using a broom to sweep the carpet near where we were eating. A broom on a Capet just kicking up dirt and dust..not effective. YUCK...the place... More 

Thank Mary G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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282 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

We were glad to go to the Applebee's after a long day of driving and relax with 2 glasses of wine and meals of lemon chicken and the shrimp stirfry which was particularly delicious.It didn't matter to us that it took a short while to get our meals. Recommended

Thank DonH
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Wait staff friendly and accomodating. Food was cooked properly and delicious. easy access from highway.

Thank Grace W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Sader Ln, Emporia, VA 23847-1542
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: +1 434-336-9540

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