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870 N Lee Hwy, Lexington, VA 24450-3725
540463-2306
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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482 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was a disappointment. It was fairly empty on a Wednesday afternoon, but service was still slow. That gave us plenty of time to look around. The ceiling tiles look stained and dirty and the carpets are pretty much the same. The food was typical Applebee's. Nothing special here.

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Thank Crcb
Glen Mills
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess since this establishment is next to a hotel and near the interstate most patronage are not repeats so service and food does not have to be up to par. We arrived at the hotel after the normal dinner hour so the place was not packed. Our waitress was friendly but not very attentive. They did not have the... More 

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Thank peace1942
Shawnee, Kansas
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127 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day of driving, it was refreshing to be greeted by a friendly and helpful staff. The food was very tasty and the somewhat limited salad bar was crisp and cold. We felt welcome and very comfortable.

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Thank ladybug512
Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Skip this Applebee's. Very slow service. Staff doesn't help each other out or very friendly like so many other Applebee's we have been to.

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Halifax Region, Canada
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostess wasn't the friendliest person in the world, but to be fair, I was tired and cranky myself. Our waitress was realy nice though and she was very friendly My biggest issue was the game tablet that was on the table. My son had already started to use it to play a game before it was explained ti us... More 

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Thank JenCanadian
Bangor, PA
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Applebee's before and figured what could go wrong. Just average bar food right? This location is not very good. It did not seem busy but we were hungry. Over seasoned and tasted like " old" oil. My husband had a hog something pulled pork but it did not look like pulled pork Needless to say I... More 

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Thank Michele T
Kennewick, Washington
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The ceiling tiles where stain and coated with grease and dirt. The food was mediocre, service slow. Choose somewhere else.

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Thank Richard W
Sebastian, Florida
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Stopped in for dinner during a torrential thunder storm. Staff was quick and friendly. Food was excellent. Had to wait a few extra minutes because they were making a fresh batch of soup and it wasn't ready yet. Well worth the wait. Rain stopped as I paid the check.

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Thank Sue G
North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

When in town we have brought large groups of people with us and found the service and food to be very good. They are accommodating and have a good selection on the menu.

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Thank jvt778
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Really like the updated menu great selections. Had the maple salmon, wife had the American burger both we were excellent. Service was great!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 870 N Lee Hwy, Lexington, VA 24450-3725
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 540463-2306

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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?