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American, Bar, Pub
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5908 18th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222-2907
+1 941-722-7100
11:00 - 02:00
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for good eats, Late, Give Applebee's a shot. they have a good late night menu, Cheap as well as drink specials.

Thank George M
Parrish, Florida
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had the lunch special - French onion soup and Oriental Chicken Salad were my choices. I love that soup! ALWAYS good, and this day was no exception. My salad could have used some extra dressing, but I didn't bother to ask. Had iced tea and then the little dessert (which used to be $1.99 but is now $2.99). Everything... More 

Thank Rhonda V
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484 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We stopped here with friends for a lite lunch...I don't often try Applebee's so I am not familiar with their menu. I ordered a bowl of bean soup and coffee. What I got was a large fancy bowl with not much more than a cup of soup...And OMG was it spicy. Nothing I saw on the menu say or read... More 

Florence, Arizona
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212 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Dinner with wife, son, daughter-in-law and the grandkids for $170 in an Applebee's??!! A couple of beers, a couple of sodas, a margarita, appetizers and entrees. Soon after finishing her steak covered in parmesan and shrimp, my wife strated to feel a little queasy. A few hours later the fireworks began and she was sick for three days. I called... More 

Thank WeOwnAFatCat
Ellenton, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I find this Applebee's as with every other one I ate at lately from Florida to New York to be in a major need of a make over. The menu is stale,,, the inside of the restaurant's are dated and the food doesn't excite people as it once did. They should take a look at the new Chili's look,,,,they at... More 

Thank ricker6305
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

yes it is another Applebee's, good news is the people working there are very very nice. the food was better then most Applebee's restaurant I have been to and I have been to a lot of them. What I did notice is the people all seem to be very friendly and our waitress was real helpful. We asked about some... More 

Thank Don V
Brighton, Canada
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We choose this spot as a central meeting spot and found the service quite good.. they refilled drinks when partially empty and the food quality was good. Overall pricing seems very fair.

Thank Dave Jean S
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This Applebee's is pretty standard fare but lacks in good customer service. Food was just OK even considering their new menu since last year. Lighting was way too dim at the tables, however they did adjust it when asked. So, just an "OK" experience.

Thank Ron S
Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Enjoyed our visit to Applebees after shopping at the nearby outlet mall. The good thing about Applebees is they are always dependable in their fare and pricing.

Thank Jim T
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Food was great! Service was great! Very clean. Parking was a little awkward getting into the parking lot but otherwise fine.

Thank Paul P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5908 18th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-722-7100

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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?