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€€ - €€€American,
5503 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5858
+1 419-627-2777
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar
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5503 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5858
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Took a long time for a wait person to take or order. The lighting is so bad, you cannot read the menu. Food was alright but 2 our party were sick the next morning

Thank Aegisdobes
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

TGI Fridays is on the island and that was bogus so we came to Applebee's a close 2nd became our first. Great service, staff, clean atmosphere and the 6oz was cooked properly. Shout out for pretzel and cheese.

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Fast service, good food and drinks. Plus they stay opened later than most local restaurants. After a long trip getting here it was great!

Thank T3772MKfernandom
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The restaurant was clean and the staff was great. Food was actually better than I expected. I will definitely recommend!

Thank MaryBethWalls
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Went here late night for drinks and wings. Both were really good - I don't recall Applebee's wings tasting so good but there they were. Bartender made mojitos to perfection!

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Our family hadn't eaten in an Applebee's in a few years because we'd had some bad food in the past, but we had a gift card, so we decided to go. The service was outstanding, but the food was awful. The food had clearly been...More

Thank Leslie Y
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We stopped in at Applebees to eat before we headed home from visiting Kalahari for 2 days. We were greeted with a smile, great, fast service and a delicious meal.

Thank lillbulldog
Reviewed 18 July 2017

After a long day at Cedar Point, our family was so happy to find Applebee's. It was the only restaurant open late (after 10). Despite the late hours, the wait staff was friendly and helpful. They refilled our drinks frequently and didn't seem impatient for...More

Thank deanfanga
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a great place to dine but has its pros and cons. Sitting outside was terrible for us. There were flies and there was only one waitress outside tending the bar. Ultimately we decided to go inside and eat. Despite the wait time I...More

Thank Nate17525
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited Applebees on a Sunday afternoon. We ordered the 2/20.00 from the menu. They were 2 new dishes that were very good and generous in portions. (Sorry, I forgot the name of them) My wife's was a spinach/pasta dish and mine was chicken, cheese,...More

Thank Earl R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5503 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5858
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-627-2777
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