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5490 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3200
+1 941-925-2595
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5490 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us stopped in for lunch and ordered off the 2 for 20 menu. We all ordered different items and appetizers. Everything was good and our waiter attentive. It was nice to eat well for a reasonable price. Two of us even took leftovers...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today, great service Anthony was quick and friendly and food was served promptly unlike another Bar and Grill I won't mention. Been to several Applebees and always have good service, but have to say Anthony definitely aced it today. My wife and I really...More

Thank JBHBromley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stoped at this location two nights ago could not believe the difference between this location and ones in Kissimmee . In the Disney area you are treated like o well they are tourists so will not see them again even telling us the normal tip...More

Thank len371
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is not too much to add in reviewing an Applebee’s, except to point out that this one is a break from the beach, beer, and raw bar scene. Located right on Clark Road, it is just about halfway between Myakka River State Park and...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My elderly mother and I dine at this restaurant once or twice per month ... service is always prompt and responsive, and the menu is surprisingly varied with a number of appetizers and entrees that one might expect from a restaurant such as this, but...More

Thank step12dude
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for a great place to stop right off I-75? Clean? Fast? Check out Applebee's. Ate off the 2 for $20 menu. Quite a few choices plus a free appetizer with your order. Service was efficient and pleasant. Great place to take a break from...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The new menu at Applebee's is pretty good for a chain. Calories are listed for pretty much everything. Some may not like that, but overall as a society it is important for health. The staff at this location is what makes it great. We like...More

Thank Bwindfw
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My elderly mother and I dine here frequently when I come to visit her in Sarasota. The food and service here has always been consistently good, and we both enjoy our visit. The menu has a surprising variety of appetizers, meals, sides, and desserts. I'm...More

Thank step12dude
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were on the road in Sarasota and stopped here on the way out of town. We like Applebees and the food was no disappointment. It took some time to get it though. I think one of the servers called in sick because our server...More

Thank FisherNumber1
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stopped here with friends on 1/13/17 and ordered the Signature Combo.(Tai shrimp salad and honey chipotle chicken). It was very good. Our waitress Tina J. was awesome as well!

Thank Crooner82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
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 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5490 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3200
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-925-2595
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