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American, Bar, Pub
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5185 Fernandina Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2346
+1 803-749-4200
11:00 - 12:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 12:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 12:00
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Holden Beach, NC
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I previously wrote a critical review of this restaurant and I need to review our latest experience. On our travels from NC to Atlanta a nearby hotel is where we stay. We decided to give them another chance. In April 2017 we had dinner here - it turned out to be outstanding. Our waitress, Jasmine, was excellent - we ordered... More 

Thank jburns33
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338 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The north Columbia location of this national chain of pretty good dining facilities is just off I 26 north of downtown, next to a Hooters, with plenty of parking and easy on and off access. Good service, tasty food, tomato bisque is perfect, along with any type of large salad, or burger or a a perfect fire roasted chicken wrap.... More 

Thank HazardBob
Ottawa, Canada
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128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

First time at an Applebys on Feb 26. We had the mexican wrap and chicken quesadilla. We enjoyed our meals and were pleasantly surprised to see they had our favourite english beer Newcastle available. Our waitress was great, helpful and friendly.

Thank Traveldogs36
Columbia, South Carolina
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469 reviews
414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, have probably passed here a hundred times. I decided to have the pick two. Got the tomato soup and chicken strips. Both items were very good. The service was excellent with my waitress doing an above average job. One of the better Applebees I've visited.

Thank Lbouknight
Maplewood, Minnesota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After a grueling ten hour drive we found this restaurant open at ten thirty pm. The service was excellent, food delicious. We enjoyed a 2 for $20.00 dinner with mozerella sticks.

Thank Snowbirds2310
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Sirloin steak cooked to perfect medium. The sides were ok. Not many people so. Service was good. Every table has a small computer, yo can order, play or pay from it. Cute.

Thank Rauledgardo
Lexington, South Carolina
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341 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Before my fencing lesson I stopped for dinner. The meal with strips of steak over wild rice or some kind of grain and spinach and baked tomatoes and a piece of mushroom... good idea.... the medium rare was done medium well, not much meat, one piece of mushroom ,kind of lonely the tomato, ok and the rice or grain good.... More 

Thank Edward S
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,319 reviews
491 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 571 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This restaurant offers family dining with a distinctive sports bar atmosphere. The hub or centerpiece feature is a wrap-around bar with nearly a dozen flat screens in view. The seating sections offer family dining with a combination of booths and large tables. This Applebee’s is on the smallish side, so I assume that it fills up quickly at busy times.... More 

Thank Citallwic
Anderson, South Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Betty and I while staying an extra day in Columbia wanted something close by and a good meal.We drove a short distance to Applebee's.Good meal,easy access, fair price made this a good choice.

Thank John W
Rock Hill, SC
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The food was okay. I mainly went there because I could walk from my hotel, so I felt ok drinking a beer. They basically rushed me out the door or the server disappeared altogether. Also, it seemed like every dish had onions in it. There's a reason I don't usually eat at Applebee's.

Thank amyj75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5185 Fernandina Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2346
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-749-4200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?