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$$ - $$$, , American
3900 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1308
+1 515-254-9330
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
24 Jul 2017
“getting to be typical”
2 Mar 2018
“2 fors are great...”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
3900 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1308
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

1 app., 2 ent., and desert ....All for 20.00.......... Great menu to choose from ..... Always great service .....if you haven't yet, then do it now!

Thank Rex Z
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The food is good the waiters and waitresses very respectable. I ate at the bar with drinks to go with my food.

Thank minandnikki
Reviewed 1 November 2017

AWFUL!!!!.......waited 25 minutes for starter (tuesday night so it wasnt busy).......then they arrived with the wrong order. When the right starter eventually arrived it was luke warm. the meal itself they got wrong as well, my friends arrived with stuff she hadnt ordered, i had...More

Thank perth167
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I've never had a bad meal or a bad experience at Applebee's and that is why I keep coming back. Everything arrives fresh and hot and with a cold beer and attentive service it is hard to beat. My wife always has a salad and...More

Thank maxxyboy
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch while having the choice of eating in and Applebee's has always been pretty good. After we were seated we decided we weren't that hungry so we settled on the 2 for 20 selection. There was a pretty good...More

Thank x000n46n
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the Des Moines Merle Hay Road "neighborhood" restaurant to watch the ISU/Purdue NCAA Tournament game and was totally disgusted by the Applebee's employee who was blatantly rooting against the Cyclones. Left early and will never spend a nickel at an Applebee's again. Also,...More

Thank Scott U
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a typical example of this chain's stores. They all have essentially the same food, which is important for a chain. The wait staff here is a stand out though. Very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, etc. I always hope Jen is there because her advice...More

Thank seacorp
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My husband and I ate at this location on date night as we were heading to a nearby attraction. We had the nicest waitress I have ever had. She was very welcoming and had a huge smile on her face the entire time. Our food...More

Thank shanac2008
Reviewed 2 February 2016

A friend, of mine, from High School, and l, had lost touch and through Facebook, found one another. We were able to get in contact with one another and made plans to meet at this Applebee's. She couldn't have picked a better place. After being...More

Thank conniemcbee
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Set in a shopping plaza, this Applebee's does what Applebees everywhere are supposed to do: Give you good food at a reasonable price fairly quickly. I found this by asking my GPS to find us a restaurant and, having recently had a pleasant experience at...More

Thank Trainman334
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3900 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-254-9330
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