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Applebee's - CLOSED

305 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6500
+1 805-782-9088
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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305 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6500
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

There might be a trend in sit-down chain restaurant closings. First the Applebee's in Paso Robles announced in April that they were closing. Suddenly the Applebee's on Madonna Road posted a sign in May that they were closed. But the Wild Wings bar next door...More

Thank SLOnative
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Applebee's has good food and enthusiastic staff. We were late and not very hungry anymore. So we chose light dishes and this turned out to be a great choice. I love their beers, had a good IPA.

Thank cwiistrm
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Dinner of the Oriental Chicken salad needs more greens and less noodles. Drinks are what this place revolves around. They do a good job. Service was good as it was late and few patrons.

Thank WmDCook
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Slow service, food ok at best, very slow response to all requests, had to wait way too long for a slow night at the restaurant. Been to many other Applebee's and loved them all until this one. Food on my husbands plate filled half the...More

Thank jolenethompson
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited because it was a walk from our hotel. Food was tasty and plentiful, but rushed and we were dinged with a $1.99 charge for killing time by playing a game on the tabletop unit while waiting for our food. That was not right, just...More

Thank Navy_Ottawa_Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Decent - not a great dining experience. Waiter too eager to push profit items rather than to listen to diners. Sports bar motif - loaded with wide screen TVs - caters to millennial more than families.

Thank b s
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Ordered a meal at the bar with Trevor and the food was delivered promptly. The Cedar Grilled Salmon was good along with the fresh vegetables. The salmon was prepared on a bed of spinach.

Thank EdUrias
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Excellent food and service, venue suitable for kids and you could hire an electronic quiz tablet for them for $2US. Hope this chain of restuarants is in other places we are touring because we will defnitely be back.

Thank dancam06
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner while in San Luis Obispo. I feel its better than the one in Paso Robles. I like the two for 25.00 we both get salad. I usually get the bourbon shrimp and chicken with mushrooms and onions. It was very...More

Thank sweetgin95
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had dinner here and the food was really good! It was within walking distance from our motel and after driving for four hours it was nice to have a good late dinner and a walk back to motel.

Thank oshicat
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-6500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-782-9088
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