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Applebee's

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American, Bar, Pub
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1806 W. Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
+1 540-389-2784
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11:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 12:00
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The experience was disappointing. The food was exceptionally salty this night. Our appetizer never came but the waitress was pleasant and removed from our bill. Was looking forward to nice and tender ribs but got the vastly overlooked version. More like jerky than tender baby back ribs.

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Thank GregM_VA
Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Food was mediocre at best. New menu with unusual combinations. Waiter wasn't helpful or attentive. Items arrived with incorrect sides. Wouldn't recommend. Go to fast food before wasting money here.

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Thank Lynne R
Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had Asian Chicken Salad and 6 oz steak. The Asian chicken salad was good but the dressing was skimpy. The steak was tough and the beans with it were not good at all. Coffee and desert were fine and the service was prompt. Good service and good food

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Thank giandoll
Salem, Virginia, United States
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Well it's been a long day and we were headed to Applebee's in Salem. We had already discussed getting several appetizers and sharing them. We'll we got there and the host was nowhere to be found so a nice young lady started to help us. The host finally arrived and asked one of the waitresses if he sat us in... More 

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Thank Bryan S
Roanoke, Virginia
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297 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We'd had a few experiences here some time ago where things just weren't to our liking and we could have a better experience nearby elsewhere. However, menu revisions resulted in a much more pleasing meal on this visit. Enjoyed the tomato basil soup in particular. Meal presentation has improved, as well as the variety of options available.

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Thank regiontravelreturns
Salem, Virginia
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Picked up Carside to go ordered a platter and was pleasantly surprised with the amount of food......I am not a big fan of Wings but these were Delicious! The only thnig was I asked for ranch sauce and didn't receive it however I.should've checked before I pulled away....I can always find something on menu and dine here monthly at least.....

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Thank Salemtransplant1
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at this location good food service was great the waitress was excellent. Always making sure that we had everything that we needed. Highly recommend this location

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Thank Melissa B
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We were sorry we stopped. The food was very spicy. The steaks were grossly overlooks and not edible. The manager quickly addressed the problem and adjusted the check. He also gave the kids free dessert but unfortunately that does not make up for the fact that the children didn't eat their meals to begin with. Disappointing for a chain we... More 

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Thank NeeNee37377
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Big fan of the two for $25 menu at Applebee's. They alway have a great steak you can count on, until last night. Both my wife and I had a steak. Mine was great, as usual. Hers was a little tough. We mentioned it to the waiter and she immediately offered another steak. As she had already eaten most of... More 

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Thank george b
Salem, Virginia
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Have been a frequent customer for 20 yrs. While the menu changes fairly often it is consistently interesting and good. The service is very good, especially since it is usually very busy

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Thank becky w

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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
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 12:00
Monday
11:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 12:00
Thursday
11:00 - 12:00
Friday
11:00 - 12:00
Saturday
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1806 W. Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 540-389-2784

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