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Applebee's

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American, Bar, Pub
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230 Arteva Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3509
+1 863-853-8400
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were able to walk to Applebee's from the Hampton Inn, which made it convenient. We were seated in 15 minutes, which during rush hour was impressive. We ordered our food and had it in less than 15 minutes. Everything was delicious.

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Thank Floridagal1972
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kind of a mixed review, I know. Not usually disappointed here, but on this particular night, it took prodding our server several times to refresh our beverages. What was supposed to be a quick dine out turned into a 2-hour voyage of misadventure. The food was wrong, drinks were wrong, poor attendance and no social skills. Overall disaster. May return... More 

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Thank RandyFortin
Colchester, Connecticut, United States
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paula and I were traveling back to Kings Bay, GA after visiting with her sister and stopped here for dinner. First I would like to say that this is one of the cleanest Applebee's I have been in. Not only was the parking lot clean, but the entry and waiting area were also spotless. We got there and we were... More 

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Thank David A
Lake Wales, Florida
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608 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was 8:00 before we realized how late it was so we decided to give Applebee's a try. Took a few minutes for the hostess to be found in order to be seated. Our waiter came over quickly for drinks and we ordered the beef nachos which were good. Entree the 4 cheese pasta plate with chicken - doesn't come... More 

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Thank Bob S
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly. The food was fine. It was convenient to grab dinner there from the hotel. I just walked over.

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Thank Lisa X
Mount Dora, Florida
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239 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I picked this restaurant to meet with my business advisor, since it was half way for both of us. I am familiar with Applebee's; however, never have visited this location. It is next to I-4 with easy access. We requested a table where we could discuss business and we were provided with a nice boot and even though it was... More 

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Thank mountain22
Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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361 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stopped in today for lunch with a business partner. We skipped appetizers (unusual) and instead picked lime-chicken (for him) and beef enchiladas (for me). After we order, the waitress comes running back - "I am sorry - we are all out! Can you pick something else?" She leaves me the menu, and I grudgingly look thru it and pick something... More 

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Thank William G
New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We've been to to this location many times over the years and almost always enjoy ourselves, especially for the half price appetizers and the great deals on cold beer! Unfortunately the past two times have been somewhat unnerving. The appetizers are now half priced after "10 pm" and half of the cafe bulbs on the veranda are burnt out, making... More 

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Thank travelingman11
Asheville, North Carolina
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food and ambience was good -- the waitress not so much. She seemed lost and confused and made two trips to get it right on most everything. Then in the end she gave us the bill for the table next door - which we missed at the time.

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Thank BikerDanAsheville_NC
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I arrived early and day sat the bar, Amber was our awesome bartender! When the other 8 arrived we cashed out (always cash out and tip your bartender,don't transfer it jips them !) Crystal was our server and did an excellent job, our food came out without waiting a long time. Even though we stayed a while,... More 

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Thank April S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Arteva Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809-3509
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-853-8400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?